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" I'm not funny. What I am is brave. "
" You meet folks who are funny and really smart and persistent and loving that are confronting this thing we call poverty, which is just a shorthand for this way of life that holds you underwater. And you just wonder what our country would be if we allowed these people to flourish and reach their full potential. "
" You cannot dictate what people find funny, what people find attractive, or what people find scary. There is not a norm. "
Guillermo del Toro
" If my life wasn't funny, it would just be true, and that's unacceptable. "
" Communism is like one big phone company. "
" A lot of people who claim they're political comedians are just comedians who have opinions. But they stop being funny the minute they give their opinions. "
" I think being funny is not anyone's first choice. "
" Pretty people don't keep comedies on the air. Funny people keep comedies on the air. "
" We adore babies because they're so cute. And, of course, we are amused by jokes because they are funny. This is all backwards. It is. And Darwin shows us why. "
" Just telling the facts are no longer enough. You now have to be persuasive, charismatic, interesting, and funny. Just telling people things isn't enough anymore. "
" Never fight an inanimate object. "
P. J. O'Rourke
" Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else's expense. And I find that that's just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else's feelings. "
" Being funny is one of my greatest strengths. I can make girls smile when they're down, and when they're having a good time, I can carry on the joke. "
" I am the shortest and least funny person in my family. "
" Ability is of little account without opportunity. "
" There are so many funny women in the world, and there has been for so many years, so I'll be happy when people can just move on from that, and things can just be 'comedies' and not 'female' or 'male,' and everyone gets an equal opportunity. "
" My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. "
" Forty for you, sixty for me. And equal partners we will be. "
" It's really irritating. Even people who like my work sometimes come up to me and say, 'I usually don't like female comedians, but your material is great!' It makes the job prospect more daunting. Funny is funny, you know? "
" Life can be dramatic and funny all in the same day. "
" I thought 'Borat' was a breakthrough comedy, because it was really funny. It wasn't some studio-produced script with 14 writers. "
" You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think. "
" 'Hustle' is wonderfully enjoyable because all my life, I've made an effort to be with people who can make me laugh. That original cast - Marc Warren, Jaime Murray, Robert Glenister and Adrian Lester - are all funny. So I know every day I'll have a few good laughs. "
" Being funny with a funny voice is more my comfort zone, a broader character that I try to humanize, a kind of silly or wacky persona that I try to fill in. "
" I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses. "
" The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun. "
P. G. Wodehouse
" People naturally want to retweet and engage on super funny videos and memes. "
" The more things you do, the more you can do. "
" I spent a year in that town, one Sunday. "
" I call myself the Amusement Park. That's because I'm funny and scary at the same time. "
" From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere. "