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A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
Comedy and Comedians
Ernest Hemingway

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All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
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Charlie Chaplin

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Charlie Chaplin's genius was in comedy. He has no sense of humor, particularly about himself.
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Lita Grey Chaplin

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Comedy comes from conflict, from hatred.
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Warren Mitchell

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Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
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Christopher Fry

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Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.
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Angela Carter

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Comedy, like sodomy, is an unnatural act.
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Marty Feldman

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Humorists can never start to take themselves seriously. It's literary suicide.
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Erma Bombeck

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I think being funny is not anyone's first choice.
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Woody Allen

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Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
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Charlie Chaplin

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My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.
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Joan Rivers

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The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.
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James Thurber

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The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.
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George Jean Nathan

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There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl.
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Joan Rivers

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Though it make the unskillful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve.
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William Shakespeare

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun