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Colin Quinn – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by Colin Quinn

 

I feel most empires fell when they started to act human, but then look at Russia. They kept a pretty strong hand, and they fell from Afghanistan alone because Afghanistan is the graveyard of empires. I guess you just can’t sustain it.

– Colin Quinn


The only people who like to live alone more than comics are priests.

– Colin Quinn


That’s the beauty of being a comedian – it’s the one job you’re allowed to do that. We’re lucky. We’re really lucky.

– Colin Quinn


Everybody’s funny in different ways.

– Colin Quinn


He is very dry but also very funny… I think people tend to feel odd when I do my act. Unless you are an ironic person, it’s not a good place for you to be.

– Colin Quinn


Marie Antoinette was funny, I’m sure she was just misinterpreted. You know the ‘Let them eat cake’ line. She seems like she was kind of funny, like a Chelsea Handler or Kathy Griffin type.

– Colin Quinn


You can’t make everybody laugh. You gotta just do what you think is funny. Just be obstreperous to everybody.

– Colin Quinn


You know how it is with writing. You just write what you want to write. There’s no way to predict what is good or bad. You just do what you think is funny, and either it works or you’re finished. It’s impossible to predict anything.

– Colin Quinn


You know, the funny thing about Lorne and that show is that, you can go over one million things, but in a business of bean counters, he still likes to laugh at small things and creates a show around it.

– Colin Quinn


People’s – most people’s job is talking about the future or like money not even in the present tense. It’s not even paper.

– Colin Quinn


Everybody’s got a different sense of humor. It’s just different styles.

– Colin Quinn


For the most part, comedians are pretty friendly with each other. They always say they badmouth each other, but most of the time, they’re friends. We’re the only ones that can really stand our type of humor.

– Colin Quinn


I’m always working on stuff. But they never materialize. I’m always working on movies and TV shows.

– Colin Quinn


I write all the time – I write poetry, I love to write.

– Colin Quinn


So instead of talking about theoretical ways of ending the war and violence, I say that we have to get rid of the individual asholes in each office and situation.

– Colin Quinn


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