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You have to discover when you're inadequate to be funny and you don't know you're inadequate when you're a kid.
The best situation is being a single parent. The best part about is that you get time off, too, because the kids are with their mom, so it's the best of both worlds. There's a lot to be said for it.
I still think of that guy I was without a wife or kids, and I still want to entertain that guy. The lonely guy, the frustrated guy, the guy with no money - this is the guy who needs to laugh.
I was very fortunate to hook up with Jerry in the first place. The network was already committed to doing something with him, so I skipped a couple of hundred steps right there.
All of a sudden I discovered that I'm allergic to caviar. It was the perfect metaphor for my life. When I was only able to afford bad caviar, I could certainly eat my fill of it.
I don't write shows with dialogue where actors have to memorize dialogue. I write the scenes where we know everything that's going to happen. There's an outline of about seven or eight pages, and then we improvise it.
In those days, reserve duty lasted for six years, which, I might add, was three times as long as service in the regular army, although to be perfectly honest, I was unable to fulfill my entire obligation because I was taking acting classes and they said I could skip my last year.
Religion doesn't play any part in my life in terms of how I live my life. But I don't think I've ever gone through a day in my life without hearing someone say the word 'Jew' or saying it myself.
There's a sense of spontaneity, and no emphasis on jokes in this show. People generally talk the way they talk in life if you were in this particular situation.
Well, I always think the worst things are going to happen here, because I'm - basically inside, I'm a bad person, and so the bad kind of takes over.
My background is degradation and sloth, mostly.
Even back then, I exuded self-confidence, and that drives women crazy.
I never thought for a second that anything I ever did was going to make someone cringe. That never occurred to me.
Even though the National Guard and Army Reserve see combat today, it rankles me that people assume it was some kind of waltz in the park back then.
I think Michael Moore is a hero.
You write about what you know.
I have no secrets.
I have reservations about everything I do.
I just feed off the energy of the audience.
I think that for the most part, when I started doing comedy, it had become very commercialized.
Millions of people are married. I've never picked up a paper and seen a headline that says, Man Gets Married!
Most people think I'm immodest.
There are times when I'm driving home after a day's shooting, thinking to myself, That scene would've been so much better if I had written it out.
I am not honest.
I believe in something.
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