Comedy Quotes

231 Comedy quotes:

"Why do we laugh at such terrible things? Because comedy is often the sarcastic realization of inescapable tragedy."
"I think that comedy really tells you how it is. The other thing about comedy is that - you don't even know if you're failing in drama, but you do know when you're failing in comedy. When you go to a comedy and you don't hear anybody laughing, you know that you've failed."
Author: Reiner Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"Applaud friends, the comedy is over. (Said as he was dying)"
Author: Beethoven Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"I think people are always looking for a good comedy."
Author: Keener Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"I enjoy having fun with our history. You've got to have comedy, you've got to have drama and it all has to take place in a two and one-half hour period, with an intermission,"
Author: Sears Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"It is what it is. He's trying to make a big family comedy. The characters, even if they're big and broad, don't know they're big and broad."
Author: Daniels Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"Why isn't my life like a situation comedy? Why don't I have a bunch of friends with nothing better to do but drop by and instigate wacky adventures? Why aren't my conversations peppered with spontaneous witticisms? Why don't my friends demonstrate heartfelt concern for my well being when I have problems? ...I gotta get my life some writers."
Author: Watterson Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"I feel people desperately want a laugh and what I offer them is optimistic comedy. Unlike some comics, I don't tell them what a rotten world it is. I say life is fabulous and wonderful and we should enjoy it while we can."
Author: Dodd Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"There's nothing more difficult to do than comedy."
"What's right is what's left if you do everything else wrong."
"The Four Levels of Comedy: Make your friends laugh, Make strangers laugh, Get paid to make strangers laugh, and Make people talk like you because it's so much fun."
"Friends applaud, the comedy is over."
Author: Beethoven Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes Famous Last Words Quotes
"We have lost a giant of comedy. Ronnie Barker will be numbered amongst a select band of greats who shaped British comedy in the twentieth century."
Author: Thompson Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"The violence or the vaudeville style of comedy is a technique all by itself. You get up there, and you are a comedian, and you're doing one thing. That is, you're going to make the audience laugh."
"It's all about the GOP comedy."
Author: Masada Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"If you want to compare your show to a comedy show, you're more than welcome to ... You're on CNN. The show that leads into me is puppets making crank phone calls."
Author: Stewart Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"We're struggling on the comedy side. Everybody is, ... I cannot believe that the country does not want to laugh at this time, with the news only going from bad to worse."
Author: Reilly Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"It's a show about real-life young people competing in a musical competition, complete with comedy."
Author: Berman Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"It's fun to do a comedy and hook people in and then hoodwink them into watching a serious movie, ... I like to lead in with the comedy and then hit them over the head with a drama."
Author: Witherspoon Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"Without (the reality), it's just slamming into things. If you start with that physical comedy, then things surely but slowly fall apart. But you build on that reality and then you can go pretty outrageous - up to the Keaton-like gags."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes

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