A friend once asked me what comedy was. That floored me. What is comedy? I don't know. Does anybody? Can you define it? All I know is that I learned how to get laughs, and that's all I know about it. You have to learn what people will laugh at, then proceed accordingly.
In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Yes, I did and a lot of my friends who are in the same program as I were very much supportive, and the most important thing they said to me is do not let this interfere with what you have to do in taking car of yourself. That was the most important thing.
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends.
Quarrel with a friend and you are both wrong.
Having been the discoverer of many splendid things, he is said to have asked his friends and relations that, after his death,they should place on his tomb a cylinder enclosing a sphere, writing on it the proportion of the containing solid to that which is contained.
Partly because the town is just finicky, there are strange Catch 22 clauses in the consciousness of this community and one of them was that you, I found out, you can't do a comedy unless you've just done a comedy.
When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life.
To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.
Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
In every friend we lose a part of ourselves, and the best part.
A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick or?return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event raises your spirits, and you think that good days are preparing for you.? Do not beleive it.? Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
The reason I turn down 99% of a hundred, I mean a thousand, scripts is because romantic comedies are often very romantic but seldom very funny.
You don't have to be married to have a good friend as your partner for life.
Elvis and I continued to be friends, and I saw him once or twice a year. But he was a troubled person.
There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country, I rate him nowhere.
I would rather have a million friends than a million dollars.
It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends.
I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.