Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
- Stephen Hawking
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'Funny Games' was conceived as a provocation. My other films are different. If people feel my other films are, or respond to them as provocation, then that's quite different. 'Funny Games' is the only one of mine where my intention was to provoke the audience.
- Michael Haneke
I found there was only one way to look thin: hang out with fat people.
- Rodney Dangerfield
Things can be funny only when we are in fun. When we're 'dead earnest,' humor is the only thing that is dead.
- Flip Wilson
Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else.
- Will Rogers
People used to be funny about approaching me, but now they seem to think I'm as sane as anyone who's done what I've done in movies can be.
- Philip Seymour Hoffman
Plus, I love comic writing. Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something.
- Michael Pollan
I'm smart and I can be really funny and interesting and I can go toe-to-toe with anybody in a conversation.
- Megan Fox
Especially with a comedy, you've got the clear cut goal of trying to make a scene funny. It's not like drama where you're trying to achieve some kind of emotion or trying to further the story along. You're trying to figure out what's the funniest way to do something.
- Luke Wilson