A dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
I don't really know what is shocking. When you tell the story of a man who is beheaded, you have to show how they cut off his head. If you don't, it's like telling a dirty joke and leaving out the punch line.
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
A civil servant doesn't make jokes.
Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie... a dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
You have to struggle a bit, hustle a little, and be willing to go bankrupt. Once you're willing to do that, everything opens up and you get the freedom. My joke is that next year, I'll make the first film that costs zero dollars.
We did experiments with the Boston Symphony for many years where we measured the angles of incidence of sound arriving at the ears of the audience, then took the measurements back to MIT and analyzed them.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
The joke or the pratfall is easy for me to do.
There is a joke that your hammer will always find nails to hit. I find that perfectly acceptable.
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke, though the wit thereof he but dimly discerns, and more than suspects that the joke is at nobody's expense but his own.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes his whole universe for a vast practical joke.
I know these jokes aren't great, ladies and gentlemen, see this is the problem you run into when you're between impeachments.
Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.
The White House is giving George W. Bush intelligence briefings. You know, some of these jokes just write themselves.
My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.
A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
If I weren't the way I am, I shouldn't write my symphonies.
I don't mind making jokes, but I don't want to look like one.