You can't make everybody laugh. You gotta just do what you think is funny. Just be obstreperous to everybody.
- Colin Quinn
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Plus, I love comic writing. Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something.
- Michael Pollan
Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else.
- Will Rogers
Great, big, serious novels always get awards. If it's a battle between a great, big, serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed.
- Neil Gaiman
All these jokes have been pre-approved as funny by me.
- Mitch Hedberg
I'm not a movie guy, I'm not a TV sitcom guy, but whatever seems to fit and is funny is good for me.
- Dave Attell
Sometimes laughing isn't the best judge of what's funny, 'cause I think there's a lot of things that are really funny that don't make you laugh, that don't make you physically, audibly make a noise, but is something that is much more powerful than that.
- Tim Heidecker
I write about wounds, the eternal treasons of life. It's not very funny, but it's sincere. My commitment is to sincerity.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
I listen like mad to any conversation taking place next to me just trying to hear why this is funny. Women's restrooms are especially great. I wash my hands twice waiting for people to come in and start talking.
- Lynda Barry