Archive for June 16, 2008

Experience The Humorous From The Famous

June 16, 2008

Their quick wit and quirky sense of humor never fail to amaze me. They can simply take a shot, and often a pot shot at life. For today, it wouldn’t harm to skip a beat, take a walk down funny lane and enter into the world of the famous comedians. Let’s see how they see.

After all, who says living a life must be that serious?

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From Bill Cosby

“Don’t worry about senility,” my grandfather used to say. “When it hits you, you won’t know it.” (Time Flies)

Immortality is a long shot, I admit. But somebody has to be first. (Time Flies)

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From Bob Hope (1903-2003)

I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance -waiting for the bathroom.

(As he was receiving a gold medal from President Kennedy. ) I feel very humble, but I think I have the strength of character to fight it.

You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

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From Woody Allen

I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.

Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought — particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things.

I’ve never been an intellectual but I have this look.

When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.

If you don’t fail now and again, it’s a sign you’re playing it safe.

When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet. (Without Feathers)

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From Tim Allen

Electricity can be dangerous. My nephew tried to stick a penny into a plug. Whoever said a penny doesn’t go far didn’t see him shoot across that floor. I told him he was grounded.

Who gave you permission to tell Charlie there was no Santa Claus? I think if we’re going to destroy our son’s delusions, I should be a part of it. (Santa Clause)

While awaiting sentencing, I decided to give stand-up comedy a shot. The judge had suggested I get my act together, and I took him seriously. (Don’t stand too close to a Naked Man)

Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we’ve always had: work or prison.