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I found out a long time ago that if I didn't have a good story for a song, I could just make one up! Now it seems over half the stories in my show are made up. The funny thing is, those seem to be the ones that resonate the most with the audiences.
~By Ronny Cox ~


Acting is all about big hair and funny props... All the great actors knew it. Olivier knew it, Brando knew it.
~By Harold Ramis ~


My dad loved to laugh. He was very funny and very silly.
~By Mike Myers ~


But the funny thing is, I broke my finger not on set doing kung fu. I broke my finger when I fell down the stairs prior to going on set.
~By Jaime King ~


The thing that's funny is that everyone thinks I'm dead.
~By Charles Nelson Reilly ~


Michael is a funny character, for whom I have a great deal of affection. He sat across his desk and seemed to be a bit of a blunt fellow. We began talking about the characters and he opened up about his vision.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


I don't think know if anything's going to translate anywhere. You're making a movie, you hope it's going to be funny, you can't think about how it's going to go over.
~By Ben Stiller ~


Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.
~By Ben Stiller ~


James Caan told me at the end of filming 'Elf' that he had been waiting through the whole film for me to be funny - and I never was.
~By Will Ferrell ~


The funny thing is that I had never actually watched TV.
~By Dave Willis ~


Hemingway seems to be in a funny position. People nowadays can't identify with him closely as a member of their own generation, and he isn't yet historical.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~


I think being funny is not anyone's first choice.
~By Woody Allen ~


The guys on the stunt team are really fantastic. It's really funny, because for all the aggression they have to display on screen, they're actually really happy, good- natured people.
~By Miranda Otto ~


I don't need to convince anybody that I know kung fu, but maybe somebody needs to know that I really can act, without doing a Chinese accent or a funny walk.
~By David Carradine ~


It's funny, when people talk about the 70s I can tell you the year of every album but when it comes to the later efforts I can't remember the exact years, it's funny isn't it?
~By Steve Hackett ~


Well, I had said to my friends, it's going to be good, but I bet it's going to be cheesy in a way. And I didn't think that at all. It's so good and was just so funny.
~By Brittany Snow ~


If you work at comedy too laboriously, you can kill what's funny in the joke.
~By Richard Russo ~


Especially with a comedy, you've got the clear cut goal of trying to make a scene funny. It's not like drama where you're trying to achieve some kind of emotion or trying to further the story along. You're trying to figure out what's the funniest way to do something.
~By Luke Wilson ~


They're great girls. They're very funny, they're very smart, they're fun to be with. They're very lively, as I think people can tell. And you know, they're very confident girls.
~By Laura Bush ~


I read a funny story about how the Republicans freed the slaves. The Republicans are the ones who created slavery by law in the 1600's. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and he was not a Republican.
~By Marion Berry ~


A good actor is someone who knows how to take the part and make it real and make it honest and be effective in it. If it's in a funny movie and, as long as they are cast in an appropriate way, humor will come from it.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck.
~By Bubba Smith ~


What was really funny is that as I got older all those guys who called me a sissy in junior high school wanted me to be their best friend because they wanted to meet all the girls that I knew in figure skating.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


The funny thing about television is that once you start to do it you never get time to watch it.
~By Kevin Sorbo ~


In my circle of friends, I've always been loud and funny and talkative. But as soon as I step out of that circle, I get very quiet and introspective. I don't want the spotlight on me.
~By Rosie Perez ~


I think we're the only jokeless show on television. I mean really, we have no setups and no punch lines. It's not a joke show. There are funny lines and funny moments but again the comedy is born of the human experience and awkward pauses are a great part of what it is to be human.
~By Rainn Wilson ~


It was the most fun I've ever had on a movie. It was one of the happiest times in my life. I was living in New York, and I really enjoyed acting at the time. Also, it's funny because that was also the time when I went downhill.
~By Mickey Rourke ~


It's funny how you never think about the women you've had. It's always the ones who get away that you can't forget.
~By Chuck Palahniuk ~


If I studied all my life, I couldn't think up half the number of funny things passed in one session of congress.
~By Will Rogers ~


Scream was great for what it was. For a horror film, it was intelligent, it was funny, it took a laugh at itself.
~By Neve Campbell ~


Of course, the wind sort of swept up and the music was flying around in mid air and they were trying to play off it. You had to be there. It was quite funny.
~By Roy Wood ~


A comedian's body is funny as well as his mind being funny, his whole personage is funny.
~By Bobby Darin ~


If you're talking about Java in particular, Python is about the best fit you can get amongst all the other languages. Yet the funny thing is, from a language point of view, JavaScript has a lot in common with Python, but it is sort of a restricted subset.
~By Guido van Rossum ~


I don't think the public is dying to see me necessarily be funny all the time.
~By Ben Stiller ~


I'm really funny now.
~By Wanda Sykes ~


The funny thing is, people's perceptions of what a song is about is usually wrong a majority of the time. But they're still going to read what they want to into it.
~By Vince Gill ~


I can do comedy, so people want me to do that, but the other side of comedy is depression. Deep, deep depression is the flip side of comedy. Casting agents don't realize it but in order to be funny you have to have that other side.
~By Parker Posey ~


I wanted to do an hour-long show, and I wanted to something that was dramatic and sometimes funny and humorous, as well. I'm just delighted to have this opportunity to be a part of this project.
~By Ron Glass ~


I have an older sister named Haley and she wanted to be an actress. So I wanted to be an actress. It's really funny the way that some people don't give kids enough credit for like really being driven, and really wanting to do things so badly.
~By Hilary Duff ~


It's funny because I think a lot of it is simply... We've never considered ourselves satirists, but because we're on Comedy Central and because we're South Park on Comedy Central, we can do any topic we want.
~By Trey Parker ~


The British are so funny. It's like they can't believe I lived in Hackney. 'You could live in Bondi Beach. Why would you want to live in 'Ackney?' But Hackney's fantastic. I'm serious. There are so many artists there. I loved the markets, the parks, the pubs, the diversity. It was a cultural melting-pot.
~By Rose Byrne ~


In terms of the creative side of it, it's really been a thing where you come up with the funny stuff is usually at a bar or out talking to people or whatever.
~By Trey Parker ~


It's funny looking at yourself. You know how it is when you look back at old pictures? It's just funny looking back at yourself walking and talking at age 14.
~By Jennifer Connelly ~


Here's the thing - I'm single, I haven't been married, I don't have kids yet. If I do have kids I would be interested to see them in my life, so here's a movie for kids and I'm in there and I'm supposed to be kind of funny for kids.
~By Garry Shandling ~


I love nerds. Comic-Con junkies are the tastemakers of tomorrow. Isn't that funny? The tables have turned.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Also, in a funny way, if you have been happily married there are no unresolved areas, nothing to prove to yourself after the other dies.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


I love New York. I was sad, depressed and incredibly moved by our fellow countrymen and what they've done. I wanted to give people a chance to see something funny, have a distraction.
~By Ben Stiller ~


I'm half Jewish, I'm half black, I look in-between. I dress funny. I play all these different styles of music on one record. It's like, What is he doing?
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


You know the funny thing, I don't get along with rich people. I get along with the middle class and the poor people better than I get along with the rich people.
~By Donald Trump ~


I've always been part of comedy. One of the things about our family was that if we were reasonably funny with each other, particularly my two brothers and myself, when my father was upset with something you'd want to make sure in some way you made him laugh. Because when he didn't laugh, you were in trouble!
~By Leslie Nielsen ~


I'm not funny. What I am is brave.
~By Lucille Ball ~


I awake with a not entirely sickened knowledge that I am merely young again and in a funny way at peace, an observer who is aware of time's chariot, aware that some metamorphosis has occurred.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


Most shows, you really have to force it. And everybody's nervous, and the network is nervous, and they've all got their notepads out, and they're all going to give notes on what they think is funny, and everybody's trying to spin their jokes, and this was so - the script was so good that we didn't have to really do anything, and it made it so easy for us to do well.
~By Will Arnett ~


I remember watching Gilda Radner when I was a kid and everyone thought she was so funny and no one ever said that she was a funny woman, she was just funny.
~By Rachel Dratch ~


Sex is funny and love is serious.
~By Stephan Jenkins ~


But it's funny that now I'm in such a happy situation, I look more objectively at my own past and see what others have seen for a long time and I'm just so glad I've been able to get to this point.
~By Rick Allen ~


You know, it was just another presentation of my work, and a funny one, because the cards are quite different from the normal Tarot deck, no?
~By H. R. Giger ~


If you can find the line between sympathetic and creepy, you have reached a very funny area.
~By Jason Segel ~


So it was just funny to read a script that was just similar to what had been going on in my life.
~By Piper Perabo ~


I just like the continue doing what I've been doing. A melange of funny, straight drama, television, movies, a little theater here and there wouldn't hurt. So if I can keep doing that, I'll be a very happy person.
~By Mary Tyler Moore ~


I remember nearly having a fit of the giggles during the reading because dear Daniel was SO respectful and serious and I was finding the whole situation funny because I was speaking to his profile.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren't so exciting.
~By Bill Gates ~


It's painful for me to watch someone who isn't funny. It's horrifying to sit in the back and watch some guy who just totally sucks.
~By Joe Rogan ~


It's funny how all of this has worked out - I wasn't popular in high school, but now every drunken guy in the United States wants to be my pal. They all want to buy me a shot, and pretty soon I'm throwing up.
~By Jimmy Kimmel ~


Yeah, there were a few years in the early nineties where I really began to hate what was valued as funny and just sort of what was valued in stand-up, period.
~By Patton Oswalt ~


When I worked with Robin Williams, now there is improv! He is just as funny as you think he is. We did at least five or six takes of every scene, improvising every scene differently. He was a riot.
~By Stephen Root ~


When we criticize in Iran the actions of the government, the fundamentalists say that we and the Bush Administration are in the same camp. The funny thing is that human rights activists and Mr. Bush can never be situated in the same group.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


During the Great Depression, when people laughed their worries disappeared. Audiences loved these funny men. I decided to become one.
~By Jerry Stiller ~


The funny thing is all these school shootings that we have, always happen in very religious communities. Maybe it's because the centre of their lives is a big fat nothing and it's just a fantasy and there's nothing there. I think maybe that might have something to do with it.
~By Matthew Bright ~


We definitely have our finger on the pulse. You have to keep up. We decide what to watch by what's funny.
~By Shawn Wayans ~


It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific cannot get themselves to realise the basic principle of physics, that action and reaction are equal and opposite, that when you persecute people you always rouse them to be strong and stronger.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


My friend had a funny remark; he told me everybody has something - some people have a big butt, some people are insecure and at least you know what it is, even if it's a lump on your head. I know I have a lump on my head.
~By Karen Duffy ~


The pressure to being a comedian is being funny, but I've given that up, so there is no pressure whatsoever.
~By Gilbert Gottfried ~


But you can't focus on things that matter if all you've been is asleep for forty years. Funny how sleep rhymes with sheep. You know.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


I do jokes about what's funny, and both sides are funny.
~By Mark Russell ~


I'm opening up my heart to the idea of dating. It's funny - my friends would always come to me for romantic advice. I know nothing, and things have changed since I was dating in high school! I'm really trying hard to spend this time working on myself.
~By Olivia Wilde ~


I did. I did see Bigfoot when I was a kid and I still believe it to this day. I saw a big furry man outside my window. It's not funny! It was real.
~By Barry Watson ~


Sometimes you don't want to be a slapstick clown in order to convey a funny perception of the world.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


I was the class clown at school, but at home, my family wasn't very funny.
~By Carrot Top ~


So what I do now is to pre-empt that by making the up into a virtue, and telling funny stories about how crap I am before people have a chance to notice it for themselves and think maybe I haven't realised.
~By Emily Mortimer ~


I love nerds. Comic-Con junkies are the tastemakers of tomorrow. Isn't that funny? The tables have turned.
~By Kristen Bell ~


I guess the producers saw me and knew I was literate and I always tried to be alert and it's funny because you have to have a sharpness to do those shows, especially some of the ones I did in later years.
~By June Lockhart ~


Kids enjoy laughing and are seldom bored when they find something funny. They also ask questions, often to adults, because they understand that the more words they can comprehend about a funny story or a joke, the more they'll enjoy it.
~By Brian P. Cleary ~


But a funny thing happened four years later. I was invited to play for an alumni team against the Red Wings.
~By Ted Lindsay ~


Books are funny little portable pieces of thought.
~By Susan Sontag ~


It's funny, 'cause it seems like just yesterday that I was the youngest player just starting out. But now there are young players all over the league, and they'll ask me questions about playing overseas or finding an agent.
~By Sue Wicks ~


I love doing stuff with Todd Barry and Jon Benjamin. We give the stage to good bands and funny people.
~By David Cross ~


I read the script for Wonder Boys, and I said that was almost perfect, it was so classy, cool and funny. It's a really specific thing. We stuck to it, it turned out good and a lot of people liked it.
~By Robert Downey, Jr. ~


What's David's role? David looks good, that's what David does. David looks good, and I'm the funny one, that's what I hear constantly. But I keep telling him that looks fade.
~By Victoria Beckham ~


If you use tact you can say anything, then make it funny.
~By Dane Cook ~


The thing about For Better or Worse is the only thing that made me an okay director for that is that I have a sense of humor, and it was supposed to be funny.
~By Jason Alexander ~


I allow a lot of room for improvisation and funny stuff. I always feel planned.
~By Michael Bay ~


It's a funny show. The characters are surprisingly likable, given how ugly they are. We've got this huge cast of characters that we can move around. And over the last few seasons, we've explored some of the secondary characters' personal lives a bit more.
~By Matt Groening ~


It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you.
~By Jim Broadbent ~


I would call it a comedy variety show. We have some people just doing straight standup. We usually try to have one musical act of sort. So its just people being funny in different ways, not just sketch, not just standup, not just characters, all of those things.
~By Todd Barry ~


It's funny when someone says to you 'you're hot' and all that, because I don't think of it in that way.
~By Kate Winslet ~


It usually takes two people a little while to learn where the funny buttons are and testy buttons are.
~By Matt Lauer ~


It's funny, because my last record was a lot about isolation and people living in separate worlds that other people can't even understand, which drug addiction is the perfect negative example of.
~By Aimee Mann ~


It's a real primal thing, watching someone get hurt. It's funny and accessible.
~By Johnny Knoxville ~


I think a lot comes from having the experience of doing stand-up comedy. It allows you to figure out the psychology of an audience; what things are funny and not.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~

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