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No matter how big a comedian gets, they're ultimately all just a bunch of nerds with their weird insecurities. You realize these are just the people in high school who were making people laugh.
I always, always want to make people laugh. In every situation. Even when it's inappropriate.
I'd say I'm the opposite of someone that has the urge to stand in front of strangers and make them laugh, but the idea of getting up and telling a story and people finding it amusing always appealed to me.
People just don't laugh when their family is violated, and you don't shrug it off. You band together and you defend together. It's a funny, primitive instinct.
For a long time, I operated under the Chinese proverb that there are four kinds of leaders: those who you laugh at, those who you hate, those who you love and those who you don't even know that they're leaders.
To me, the trick is not how can I make people laugh. It is, how can I make people laugh in a different way.
An audience is so important. I would never have had the guts to dub in that big a laugh.
There are these showcase clubs where 14 guys will go on in a row and people are laughing at everything, and I'm like - 'I can't laugh that much. That's so weird to me.'
I hope my daughter knows that in our house we can make messes and have fun and we'll laugh through it. Granted I don't want her to trash the house, but we do make a lot of messes.
It's grueling never knowing if the audience is going to think you're funny. It's soul-destroying when they don't laugh.
We're just trying to make ourselves laugh. We realize critics are going to hate it, but it just makes fans like it more.
I always laugh when people call me a misogynist. I... love women! Everything I do is to impress women. And if I hated women, why would half my fans be women?
Here in the Netherlands there are towns that take part in the throwing of toilet bowls for a laugh.
Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange
You can't instruct an audience to laugh, but what you can do is read well and understand the spirit and subtleties, if there are any, in the dialogue.
Tommy Lee Jones
Women liked me because I made them laugh.
If you want anything done well, do it yourself. This is why most people laugh at their own jokes.
Everybody wants to laugh - you know that. They need to laugh... people need to laugh.
I never think in terms of target audience. I try to write what makes me laugh, so I'm the target audience. I guess I just hope there's another person in America like me.
And like the old stereotype, I overcame my shyness by making my friends laugh.
I never knew modelling was what I wanted to do. I was just meandering through life having fun, having a laugh with my friends.
Tabloids can be fun. I see stuff sometimes and have a good laugh.
I'm definitely one of those chicks who want to be in a relationship. I need somebody who can make me laugh and entertain me.
Make 'em laugh; make 'em cry; make 'em wait.
It's very easy for me to laugh at myself and laugh at life.
I was pretty awkward when I was young, but I was never afraid of putting myself out there. I would say stupid things but then they would laugh at me and possibly find it endearing.
John F. Kennedy
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