If you can get a laugh out of a name, you’re ahead of the game.
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.
A fellow who has a funny bone can learn to hone his skills, but I don’t think you can develop a funny bone – you either have it or you don’t. And by the way – when you get it, we don’t know it.
Everybody wants to laugh – you know that. They need to laugh… people need to laugh.
Comedians are really writers who don’t have pens and pencils about them, but they riff.
The absolute truth is the thing that makes people laugh.
It’s like a bird. If he knew what he was doing, he would fall.
I’m a charming coward; I fight with words.
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.