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“Comedy is only funny when there's real pain.”
“Silences are the most underrated part of comedy.”
“I have some very personal feelings about politics, but I don't get into it because I do comedy already.”
“The idea of a Japanese comedian was not only a rarity, it was non-existent.”
“It's really challenging to play comedy.”
“People who can dance and sing are often very good at comedy.”
“There is certainly a higher percentage of wit in British comedy than in American comedy.”
“I guess ultimately a lot of comedians just wanna be taken seriously.”
“I suppose comedy is my first love, in a way.”
“Comedy is subjective Murray, isn't that what they say? All of you, the system that knows so much: you decide what's right or wrong the same way you decide what's funny or not.”
“I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it's a comedy.”
“Comedy is the three and a half minute chunks of filler on TV between the commercials you sell.”
“- Jerry: People just don't know how to do chase scenes any more.
- Hank: You're right. Now, in Mack Sennett's chase scenes, people actually got killed.
- Jerry: That's what I mean. Nobody dies for comedy any more.”
“The equivalent for a normal person would be to go into work each day in your underwear and try and do your job that you normally do. All of a sudden you can't do anything. That's how a comedian feels when he's doing a new bit.”
“Comedy is tragedy plus time!”
“The great comedians imitate children. That's their ability.”
“Romantic comedies tend to be, for me, an oxymoron.”
“- Vivian Orkin: This is my friend Libby. She thinks you're a genius. Libby just did a definitive cinematic study of Gummo Marx. She did!
- Dick Lobel: Interestingly, he's the one Marx brother that never made any movies.”
“The best comedy, I feel, comes in a drama because it balances each other out.”
“You can't do comedy with a beard. ”
“- Terry Randall: The trouble with you is you're all trying to be comics. Don't you ever take anything seriously?
- Judith: After you've sat around for a year trying to get a job, you won't take anything seriously either.”