Funny Quotes About Comedy

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Gimme, Gimme, Gimme puts the 'h' into sitcom.


Analysing humour is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested, and the frog dies.

E.B. White

The secret of all comedy writing is: write Jewish and cast Gentile.

Robert Kaufman

If Racine knew any jokes, he kept them to himself.

Arthur Marshall

Everything is funny as long as it is happening to someone else.

Will Rogers

Bob Hope was a slave-driver with his gag writers. You'd be in the bathroom and he'd shout through, 'Hope you're using the paper in there. You gotta pen?

Bob Monkhouse

The reason angels can fly is that they take themselves lightly.

G.K. Chesterton

When people ask me where I get my ideas from I say, 'A little man in Swindon. But I don't know where he gets them from.

John Cleese

laugh at them in our turn?

Jane Austen

You wouldn't get away with that if my scriptwriter was here.

Bob Hope

- Chico brought gonorrhoea to the Vaudeville circuit.

Interviewer and Groucho Marx

to be amused.

Russ Dudley

He's not laughing at you. He's laughing with me, who is laughing at you.

Grace Adler, Will and Grace

The first thing a comedian does ongetting an unscheduled laugh is to verify the state of his buttons.

Alva Johnson

The difference between English and American humour is $150 a minute.

Eric Idle

California? You can't write comedy in California. It's not depressing enough.

Alan Swann

Tragedy is when I have a hangnail. Comedy is when I accidentally walk into an open sewer and die.

Mel Brooks

Practically anything you say will seem amusing if you're on all fours.

P.J. O'Rourke

If you tell a joke in the forest but nobody laughs, is it still a joke?

Steven Wright

I don't make jokes; I just watch the government and report the facts.

Will Rogers

still point at aeroplanes.

Bobby Mills

Stand-up comedy is still the last refuge of the bitter alcoholic.

Bob Odenkirk

I've seen him entertain fifty times and I've always enjoyed his joke.

Johnny Carson

Everybody laughed when I first told them I wanted to he a comedian - well, they're not laughing now.

Bob Monkhouse

In Chicago, a clown was arrested for exposing himself. It was the first time anyone ever laughed at him.

Jon Stewart

A rich man's joke is always funny.

Heywood Broun

I'm naturally funny. Sometimes I walk down the street and people just burst out laughing.

Linda LaHughes, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme

The producer said, 'How are you feeling?' I said, 'I'm feeling a bit funny.' He said, 'Well, get out there before it wears off.

Tommy Cooper

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