The best Quotes by Mel Brooks

The best Quotes by Mel Brooks

Melvin James Brooks (né Kaminsky; June 28, 1926) is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker, and songwriter. With a career spanning over seven decades, he is known as a writer and director of a variety of successful broad farces and parodies.

God knew, that the Jews were going to go through some shit. So he made one in ten of us crazy to keep the others entertained.
Life literally abounds in comedy if you just look around you.
If presidents can't do it to their wives, they do it to their country.
Life literally abounds in comedy if you just look around you.
Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.
If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively.

Quotes about Mel Brooks

I personally find it difficult to accept that there could be anyone on earth insensitive to the comic abilities of Laurel and Hardy, Sid Caesar, Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, or Martin Short. But no matter who the comic entertainer is, there is always at least a minority prepared to say, 'What's all the excitement about? He doesn't seem funny to me.'

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I never thought of it as God. I didn't know what to call it. I don't believe in devils, but demons I do because everyone at one time or another has some kind of a demon, even if you call it by another name, that drives them.
I trust if your life is right, the right things will happen at the right time. If the chords are in harmony inside, I think other things will happen in the same way. That sounded highfalutin' to me once, but I believe it now.
I'm going to tell you what my religion is. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Period. Terminato. Finito.
My mother was suffering every day of her life, and what right did I have to be happy if she was suffering? So whenever I got happy about something, I felt the need to cut it off, and the only way to cut it off was to pray. 'Forgive me Lord.' For what, I didn't know.
Success is a terrible thing and a wonderful thing. If you can enjoy it, it's wonderful. If it starts eating away at you, and they're waiting for more from me, or what can I do to top this, then you're in trouble. Just do what you love. That's all I want to do.
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Dark energy is perhaps the biggest mystery in physics.
Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.
Asthma doesn't seem to bother me any more unless I'm around cigars or dogs. The thing that would bother me most would be a dog smoking a cigar.
To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering, one must not love. But, then one suffers from not loving.
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I wondered if a memory is something you have or something you've lost.
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Every language has its own music.
Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.
Leonard: "You owe me another two dollars, the price of moo shu pork went up."
Howard: "It's getting tougher and tougher to be a bad Jew."
Howard Wolowitz in The Big Bang Theory - Season 2 Episode 14
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Is it 'cause I'm Jewish? 'Cause I'd kill my rabbi with a pork chop to be with your sister.
Howard Wolowitz in The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 Episode 15
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Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up.
Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta
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You know, you're gonna have to get much better at lying if you want to be president.
Lucifer Morningstar in Lucifer - Season 1 Episode 1
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But there are mistakes that are necessary. Sometimes you have to die a little bit to get back to live a little longer.
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I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being - forgive me - rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.
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There are many people in the country today who, through no fault of their own, are sane. Some of them were born sane. Some of them became sane later in their lives.
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I'm not crazy - my reality is just different from yours.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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