Wanda Sykes Quotes

36 Wanda Sykes quotes:

"Actually, I majored in marketing and I have a bachelor of science."
"But sometimes the women writers will pitch something and I'll hear it, but the men will keep talking."
"I don't know if it's a woman's tone of voice or training. Maybe guys are like, When I go home, I have to hear it. Right now I'm at work."
"I guess because of my act, people think that I say things they want to say, and that they can just come up and say anything to me."
"I'm a big Cosby fan. I respect the man."
"Some government workers are dedicated and work hard, but most of them are just waiting to retire."
"There is a double standard out there. Comedy is a male business; it's not ladylike what we're doing. But at the end of the day, if it's funny, it's funny, and funny tends to quiet the criticisms."
Author: Sykes Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"But I think funny and talent will always win out; I mean, of course there are hurdles, but I think if you're funny you will get over all of that."
"I think it's because my comedy is in your face, and it comes from a place that's real."
"Then you had people who wanted to get into comedy just to get a TV deal."
"What drives the creative person is that we see it all."
"A woman would pitch a joke. Nothing. Then a guy would pitch it and everybody would laugh."
"I was really gifted at being able to construct a joke, but it's like they weren't even memorable, my first jokes, because they were so about nothing."
"I'm here today because I refused to be unhappy. I took a chance."
"If you feel like there's something out there that you're supposed to be doing, if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it."
"In '87, I used to do this awful, awful James Brown impression."
"Back then, I was doing more of my impression of what a comic is supposed to do."
"But I understand that relationship; I understand how the mother-in-law, daughter-in-law relationship has so many conflicts because it's so forced."
"I have a funny family, but none of them are remotely in show business."
"I like doing a bunch of different things, being all over the place."

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