Quotations About / On: FUNNY

  • 21.
    It's funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you viddie them on a screen.
    (Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell), A Clockwork Orange, as he is forced to view violent films in an attempt to cure him of criminal behavior (1971).)
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  • 22.
    Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1906). Dr. Colenso Ridgeon, in The Doctor's Dilemma, act 5, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 3, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).)
  • 23.
    I'm funny how? I mean funny like I'm a clown, like I amuse you? I make you laugh, like I'm here to fuckin' amuse you?
    (Nicholas Pileggi, U.S. screenwriter, and Martin Scorsese. Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci), GoodFellas, trying to menace fellow mobster Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) in a restaurant (1990).)
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  • 24.
    It is not funny that a man should be killed, but it is sometimes funny that he should be killed for so little, and that his death should be the coin of what we call civilization.
    (Raymond Chandler (1888-1959), U.S. author. The Simple Art of Murder, Atlantic Monthly, Boston (Dec. 1944, repr. 1950).)
  • 25.
    “I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldnt be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.”
    More quotations from: Roald Dahl
  • 26.
    The funny thing is... we know God is always there. But looking back in hindsight, there's been times where it didn't seem like it. We feel like God is far off. Everybody got a testimony or some testimonies. Don't allow satan to take those from you. That's one his main objectives. Don't judge anyone because you don't know what anyone been through. (The Darkness Got It's Claws At Me)
    More quotations from: Dexsta Ray Jr.
  • 27.
    It is funny to watch the political debates in USA among presidential candidates in the Republican and Democratic Parties. One never knows who will win and nobody knows if indeed the voters can be played by the influence of more media coverage.
    (on USA's presidential race among two political parties)
    More quotations from: Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
  • 28.
    It's funny how you never meet a parent who rushes his child. That's what other parents do. All we are doing is reacting to our child's "natural" ability.
    (Fred G. Gosman (20th century), U.S. author. How to Be a Happy Parent . . . in Spite of Your Children, ch. 2 (1995).)
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  • 29.
    A funny business, a woman's career. The things you drop on your way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you'll need them again when you get back to being a woman.
    (Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909-1993), U.S. director, screenwriter. Margo Channing (Bette Davis), All About Eve (1950).)
    More quotations from: Joseph L Mankiewicz, funny, woman
  • 30.
    Being a parent is such serious business that we dare not take it too seriously. Children are inherently funny. So are parents. We all are at our funniest when we are desperately struggling to appear to be in control of a new situation.
    (Lawrence Kutner (20th century), U.S. child psychologist and author. Parent and Child, introduction (1991).)
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