comedy quotes

One of my favorite things about 'Star Trek' wasn't just the overt banter but the humor in that show about the relationships between the main characters and their reactions to the situations they would face; there was a lot of comedy in that show without ever breaking its reality.J. J. Abrams

You know, we've got to this place, where you go to a movie for one particular surgical fix. So, it's like, I want the pulse-pounding action, or the insane falling-off-my-seat comedy, or the devastating, heart-breaking drama.J. J. Abrams

A lot of people say that comedy doesn't travel well. I found it very accessible.Mark Addy

I never was shy, but as far as telling jokes, I'm the worst. I like physical comedy; it's where I feel comfortable.Malin Akerman

When I do comedy, I lose all inhibition and introspection. I no longer care.Jessica Alba

This hiatus coming up I'm looking at a comedy because I need the balance.Khandi Alexander

While awaiting sentencing, I decided to give stand-up comedy a shot. The judge had suggested I get my act together, and I took him seriously.Tim Allen

Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.Woody Allen

The difference between tragedy and comedy: Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else, while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else.Aaron Allston

I do find myself surprised by the comedy shows that seem to have the same joke week in week out.Clive Anderson

People who do comedy are always underrated because they make it look so easy.Jennifer Aniston

I'm kind of obsessed with food. I like to eat. When I tour, it's like, well, like a food tour as much as a comedy tour.Aziz Ansari

Stand-up comedy is a raunchy profession.Aziz Ansari

Every time I've done comedy in, like, traditional comedy clubs, there's always these comedians that do really well with audiences but that the other comedians hate because they're just, you know, doing kind of cheap stuff like dancing around or doing, like, very kind of base sex humor a lot, and stuff like that.Aziz Ansari

Some comedians will tour and do these classic bits all the time. But now with YouTube and Comedy Central, people see your stuff, and they don't want to hear you do that again.Aziz Ansari

When I tour, it's like, well, like a food tour as much as a comedy tour. I try to eat at all the weird places, the obscure barbecue joints, burger places. There are a few spots in L.A. that I'm obsessed with - one of them is the Taco Zone taco truck on Alvarado. There are secret off-menu items that are amazing.Aziz Ansari

With stand-up, I can have an idea, go down the street to a comedy club and work on it, flesh it out, book a venue, people will come, then film it. I do all that myself; I never have to answer to anybody.Aziz Ansari

People like the comedy more when they care about the characters.Judd Apatow

Up until 'Bridesmaids,' the general consensus was that women preferred comedy a bit softer.Judd Apatow

It's a lot of work and I also feel like I've done it. I miss comedy. And I also think that, from purely a logistical standpoint, that the day-to-day schedule on a comedy allows you to have a life, much more of a life, than on a drama.Adam Arkin