Andy Kaufman Quotes


11 Andy Kaufman quotes:



"My mother sent me to psychiatrists since the age of four because she didn't think little boys should be sad. When my brother was born, I stared out the window for days. Can you imagine that?"
"If I play my cards right, I could bring network wrestling back to TV. Unfortunately, to most people, wrestling is a laughingstock. But fortunately, I'm reaching people who otherwise wouldn't watch it."
"There's no way to describe what I do. It's just me."
"There's no drama like wrestling."
"I never told a joke in my life."
"When I perform, it's very personal. I'm sharing things I like, inviting the audience into my room."
"What's real? What's not? That's what I do in my act, test how other people deal with reality."
"I just want real reactions. I want people to laugh from the gut, be sad from the gut-or get angry from the gut."
"While all the other kids were out playing ball and stuff, I used to stay in my room and imagine that there was a camera in the wall. And I used to really believe that I was putting on a television show and that it was going out to somewhere in the world."
"Whenever I play a role, whether it's good or bad, an evil person or nice person, I believe in being a purist and going all the way with the role. If I'm going to be a villainous wrestler, I believe in going all the way with it and not breaking character and not giving away to the audience that I'm playing a role. I believe in playing it straight to the hilt."
Author: Kaufman Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"Pure entertainment is not an egotistical lady singing boring songs onstage for two hours and people in tuxes clapping whether they like it or not. It's the real performers on the street who can hold people's attention and keep them from walking away."



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