Quotations About / On: FUNNY

  • 1.
    The world is a funny paper read backwards. And that way it isn't so funny.
    (Tennessee Williams (1914-1983), U.S. dramatist. Self-interview, in Observer (London, April 7, 1957).)
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  • 2.
    It's funny how most humans can't differentiate between respect and fear.
    (Mann Bhatia)
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    Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave.
    (Quentin Crisp (b. 1908), British author. The Naked Civil Servant, ch. 18 (1968).)
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  • 4.
    What a sad business, being funny.
    (Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British actor, screenwriter, director. Terry (Claire Bloom), Limelight, to Calvero (Charles Chaplin) after he tells her of his downfall in show business (1952).)
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  • 5.
    A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
    (Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), U.S. author. letter, Dec. 6, 1924. Selected Letters, ed. Carlos Baker (1981).)
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  • 6.
    A funny thing happened to me on the way to the White House.
    (Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965), U.S. Democratic politician. speech, Dec. 13, 1952, Washington D.C.. Quoted in Portrait: Adlai E. Stevenson, ch. 1, Alden Whitman (1965). After his defeat in the Presidential election, in which Eisenhower won a landslide victory.)
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  • 7.
    Funny thing is, there ain't gonna be no boxing championships this year.
    (Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Sergeant Warden (Burt Lancaster), From Here To Eternity, to the dead Prewitt (Montgomery Clift), 1953.)
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  • 8.
    When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1921). The He-Ancient, in Back to Methuselah, "As Far as Thought Can Reach," The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 5, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1972).)
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  • 9.
    I think being funny is not anyone's first choice.
    (Woody Allen (b. 1935), U.S. filmmaker. Guardian (London, March 23, 1992).)
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  • 10.
    Life is very funny at times! What you have, you don't want; and, what i want, i don't have.
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