Comedy By Comedians Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 40 Quotes About Comedy By Comedians

#1. 98% of all comedians feel obliged to be funny when interviewed. Less than 2% succeed. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#2. Some comedians tell nice jokes that you can tell to your kids. Some use bad words - they work 'blue.' If you don't want to hear a joke that's blue, you shouldn't go to a comedy club where a comedian who makes blue jokes is performing. - Author: Gilbert Gottfried
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#3. This is the funniest book I've ever held in my hands.
Dave Barry, Pulitzer Prize winning humorist and author says about Radical Sabbatical - Author: Dave Barry
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#4. Because I'm around comedians all the time, in my downtime I tend not to watch comedy. Something the whole family enjoys is 'You've Been Framed!' It satisfies all of us. It's universal, and we all laugh a lot. - Author: Nina Conti
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#5. I just want to kind of tackle every kind of form that exists in the comedy world; whether it be stand-up or hidden camera or parody. Kind of slap it in a movie with hip-hop artists and actors, comedians and girls. I just want to do something fun. - Author: Pauly Shore
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#6. At comedy festivals, we always get grouped with other musical comedians, so you can get to know them and see what everyone is doing. it's really fun and awesome that we're the only girls, because we can tackle issues that guys can't sing about. - Author: Kate Micucci
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#7. No small part of the club's audience consisted of would-be comics, as well as the leading comics of the day. In fact, there were so many gagsters around that it was difficult to know who was part of the act and who was just sitting in. - Author: Kliph Nesteroff
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#8. Phyllis Diller came through a mine field of male comedians when she arrived on the comedy scene and she defused them all. She won her place in the Hall of Comedy as the First Lady. I will miss her. - Author: Tim Conway
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#9. Comedy is a distortion of what is happening, and there will always be something happening. - Author: Steve Martin
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#10. Aditi is a comedy superstar over in India. She's only one of three female English-speaking comedians in India. - Author: Hasan Minhaj
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#11. I'm such a comedy fan that I just love laughing and so admire comedians who have brought me joy. - Author: Miranda Hart
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#12. The comedians all finished their acts with a song. They would get a certain amount of money from the song publishers and would use that money to pay the writers. None of them paid very much for their comedy material, but it all added up. - Author: Denis Norden
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#13. You learn to laugh at yourself and you also lean on comedy as a crutch to kind of take the edge off because comedians often are self-deprecating and they cross lines that they shouldn't. Stuff like that brings a smile to my face every once in a while when needed. - Author: John Cena
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#14. I grew up loving David Letterman and Pee-wee Herman, but as far as live performance comedy, all I knew were the Jerry Seinfeld-type comedians of the world, and that's what I thought live performance comedy was all about. - Author: Scott Aukerman
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#15. I wasn't even a big comedy nerd. A lot of the comedians I know - a lot of my friends are comedians - they knew a lot about comedy growing up. - Author: Demetri Martin
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#16. If you're into comedy, you will know what the show is about. We have so many comedy geeks, comedy enthusiasts, fanatical people who go to comedy festivals and follow comedians, and really treat it like rock 'n' roll - which it can be, but more like the geeky rock 'n' roll. - Author: Rhys Darby
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#17. A lot of the comedians nowadays just do comedy as a stepping stone. Take for example Dane Cook. The guy is huge. The main reason he got into it is to do what he is doing now: film and television work. - Author: Gabriel Iglesias
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#18. Honestly, it's hard to learn about comedy from comedians. Comedy is not something that you necessarily learn or can imitate. You're funny or you're not, and you hope what you're doing is funny. - Author: Jane Levy
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#19. The Internet has done nothing but good for comedy all around. Comedians no longer have to rely on TV execs and club owners deciding if they are funny or not. - Author: Doug Stanhope
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#20. By watching the great, old comedians I picked up a few tricks about how to do physical comedy. And whenever I could learn something, I sort of added that to my repertoire. - Author: John Cleese
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#21. Comedians love it when people point and laugh at them; naturists don't, despite many of them being funnier. - Author: Roy Station
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#22. I guess as you get older you sort of see the mechanics, even with the best comedians. There's admiration for people I admire, but it's not guttural laughter. It's a wry 'Oh, well done, sir.' But I sort of miss that slightly; I miss the raw joy of comedy I used to get. - Author: Stephen Merchant
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#23. I started doing stand-up at the age of 20. This was back in 1976, around the time (coincidence?) that the first comedy clubs were starting. The young comedians of today gasp when I tell them how many shows I did that first year: 500. Five nights a week. - Author: Emo Philips
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#24. HECKLER: Say something funny!
COMEDIAN: I don't do requests. - Author: J. Ross Clara
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#25. Molly Shannon and I used to always talk about that we really felt strongly that we were comedic actors, that we weren't comedians. You just played things real and the comedy came out of the context. - Author: Will Ferrell
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#26. There's quite an overlap between musicians - especially drummers - who have an affection and a proclivity towards comedy and comedians who fantasize about being in a band. And a lot of comics play instruments. - Author: David Cross
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#27. Comedy is something that I'm definitely looking to get into. I had a little taste of it and I do intend on going to classes for it because I think it's a different muscle, and it's hard to find female comedians. - Author: Ashley Greene
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#28. I don't think being a comedian gives you any fucking insight into what makes people laugh. - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#29. I always loved comedy, but I never knew it was something you could learn to do. I always thought that some people are born comedians ... just like some people are born dentists. - Author: Paul Reiser
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#30. People want their actors to do comedy, too. They don't want any comedians next to the actor. They want one solo hero and want to see everything in him. - Author: Akshay Kumar
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#31. I think a lot of people compare female writers or female comedians to each other in a way that men are not. Male comedy writers are not scrutinized. - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#32. There's this misconception that comedy and music go together. They don't. Comedians can't compete with rock stars; they're just not on the same level. Rock stars will always be cooler. They will always get more girls. - Author: Michael Ian Black
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#33. I never felt like I was stealing anyone's fans as much as I was introducing some younger people to comedy who will eventually find tons of other comedians that they love. - Author: Bo Burnham
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#34. People think comedians don't do drama. Comics are drama. And what is drama, as opposed to comedy? It's all the same to me. - Author: Sinbad
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#35. We can't all be comedians, some people have to do the laughing. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#36. I've been pitching a show of five female stand-up comedians through the generations, from Phyllis Diller to Amy Schumer, so when I got an e-mail asking me if I would participate in the Women in Comedy Festival, I was thrilled. - Author: Wendy Liebman
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#37. I definitely relate so much to a lot of women in comedy, but I don't love segregating the genders. I'm just as influenced by male comedians as I am female comedians. - Author: Abbi Jacobson
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#38. I kind of was raised at The Comedy Store by comedians. When you see my dad on stage before me and then you see me, you'll see where I got a lot of my stuff. - Author: Pauly Shore
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#39. Years ago, there was a variety theatre in every British town, and people paid to go down and see it. Comedy was the main part of the theatre, and comedians earned a living by being funny. Now you have comedy in television instead. Comedians now have to be funny within a play. - Author: Norman Wisdom
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#40. You don't have to be inspired by comedians. You have to be inspired by things that are real, whether it's music, comedy ... a movie - that should inspire you. - Author: Pauly Shore
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