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If 'Airplane!' comes on, it's like a comfort film. You can always guarantee a laugh watching that movie.
I love to entertain, I love to make people laugh, cry, and move them, perhaps moving them in their lives.
I learned to fall down early in life - I was, like, six - because I realized it was a way to make girls laugh.
When I was, like, 15, I realized there could be a career in making people laugh - like, you could get paid to do it. That was insane to me.
You can laugh when I talk, but not when I sing.
I married a Florentine. We bought a house, had a family, and after a decade in our little Hollywood nest, we said, 'Let's go to Tuscany.' Tell God you can't make him laugh, but the next thing I know, my cooking show has become a hit, and they're asking for more seasons, and they want it to be in the States.
If you can't laugh about sex, you shouldn't be doing it.
I come from a place where everything about me, even my body language, is saying: I mean you no harm. I smile, I laugh. Basic stuff for most people.
How many straight men maintain inappropriately intimate relationships with their mothers? How many shop with them? I want a gay son. People laugh, but they assume I'm kidding. I'm not.
Trying to make strangers laugh is crazy and more than a little narcissistic.
In my years of acting, the one thing I was never able to do convincingly was to laugh on camera. Fake-laugh.
I did stand-up, weird and ignorant stuff about my career - anything for a laugh.
I realize how desperate it sounds for me, as a comedian, to ask you to laugh at my jokes.
When I was a child, I wanted to watch things that made me laugh. It's attacking boredom, as simple as that. I was 19 when I first went to a comedy club - I wanted to do it, so I gave it a try and that was it. I found my office.
Billy Crystal knows how to make people laugh. He's got 30 years on stage... there's no telling him what's funny.
I think romance is a tool, comedy is a tool and drama is a tool. I really just want to tell stories that challenge the viewer, move people, make you laugh, perhaps push an idea about being open-minded but never settle on a genre or an opinion. I hate genre. I like movies that are original in their approach.
A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
Irvin S. Cobb
Adults will not necessarily laugh at the same thing as their children.
Richard C. Armitage
I love working with an audience. I love working with actual people who, you know, if they're moved, you see it. If you say something they're stunned by, you see their jaws drop. If they're amused, they laugh - that kind of reinforcement, I totally adore.
I like somebody who makes me laugh. He's also got to be prepared - I'm sort of a loose cannon, in a good way. I also like people who disagree with me and make me work to prove my point.
The ability for us to laugh at ourselves is Britain's saving grace.
We need comedies in the world! We need to laugh, it's all so hard.
If I see someone down, I'll try to give him a good laugh.
Everything that people lob at you who don't know you, it all hurts. When you're doing something as simple as making music, which really, theoretically, shouldn't hurt anyone - I mean, it's a song! Step back for five seconds and laugh.
Laugh at yourself - a lot. My mum taught me not to take myself too seriously.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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