Best 100 Robin Williams Life And Funny Quotes


Robin McLaurin Williams actor and comedian from America. He was born in  Chicago on July 21, 1951. At a young age, he started to perform stand-up comedy in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Robin became famous after his role of the alien Mork in the movie Mork & Mindy, after which he continued his career in stand-up comedy as well as feature movie acting. Williams was known for his amazing improvisation skills and was able to imitate various voices. He is considered to be the funniest person that has ever lived. 
He played in many movies, such as Popeye (1980), The World According to Garp (1982), Moscow on the Hudson (1984), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Aladdin (1992), Good Will Hunting (1997) , the Night at the Museum trilogy (2006–2014) and many others. 
Robin won many awards such as for  Best Supporting Actor, two Primetime Emmy Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as four Grammy Awards.
Here are some of his best quotes and jokes:

  • “You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”
  • “There is still a lot to learn and there is always great stuff out there. Even mistakes can be wonderful.”
  • “I try to make sense of things. Which is why, I guess, I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.”
  • “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.”
  • “I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy. Because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anybody else to feel like that.”
  • “For a while you get mad, then you get over it.
  • “Divorce is expensive. I used to joke they were going to call it ‘all the money’ but they changed it to alimony.”
  • “Good people end up in Hell because they can’t forgive themselves.
  • “What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong.”
  •  “Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Some get it as a graduation gift.”
  •   “A human life is just a heartbeat in heaven.”
  •  “Crying never helped anybody do anything, okay? You have a problem you face it like a man.”
  •  “I’m a very tolerant man, except when it comes to holding a grudge.”
  •   “Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself.”
  •   “There is still a lot to learn and there is always great stuff out there.
  •  “Make your life spectacular. I know I did.
  •  “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change this world.”
  •  “All you have to do is think one happy thought, and you’ll fly like me.”
  •  “You have this idea that you’d better keep working otherwise people will forget. And that was dangerous. And then you realize, no, actually if you take a break people might be more interested in you.”
  •  “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.”
  • “If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days.”
  •   “Imagining something is better than remembering something.”
  •  “When you have a great audience, you can just keep going and finding new things.”
  •  “But if there’s love, dear… those are the ties that bind, and you’ll have a family in your heart, forever.”
  •  “It’s a wonderful feeling when your father becomes not a god but a man to you — when he comes down from the mountain and you see he’s this man with weaknesses. And you love him as this whole being, not as a figurehead.”
  •  “But only in their dreams can men be truly free. It was always thus and always thus will be.”
  •  “Gentlemen, haven’t we learned anything from the music of John Lennon? All we need is love.”
  •   “The human spirit is more powerful than any drug and THAT is what needs to be nourished: with work, play, friendship, family. THESE are the things that matter.”
  •  “You know what music is? God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe; harmonic connection between all living beings, everywhere, even the stars.”
  •  “You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.”
  •  “Seize the day. Because, believe it or not, each and every one of us in this room is one day going to stop breathing.”
  •  “Death is nature’s way of saying, “Your table is ready.”
  •  “You don’t know about real loss because it only occurs when you’ve loved something more than you love yourself.”
  •  “Comedy is acting out optimism.”
  •  “The only weapon we have is a comedy.”
  •  “Self-reliance is the key to vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers.”
  •  “Our job is improving the quality of life, not just delaying death.”
  •  “You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome.”
  •  “Please, don’t worry so much. Because in the end, none of us have very long on this Earth. Life is fleeting.”
  •  “There are three things in this world that you need: Respect for all kinds of life, a nice bowel movement on a regular basis, and a navy blazer.”
  •  “Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.”
  •  “You must strive to find your own voice because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are to find it at all.”
  •  “Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?”
  •  “Nobody takes a picture of something they want to forget.”
  •  “The world is open for play, everything and everybody is mockable in a wonderful way.”
  •   “To be free. Such a thing would be greater than all the magic and all the treasures in all the world.”
  •  “I have not thought about it, but when I die, just dance on my grave and water the plants with what you are drinking. Please do not clone me, because after a while your clone is not as bright as you are.”
  •  “Never say goodbye because saying goodbye means going away, and going away means forgetting.”
  •  “Cricket is basically baseball on valium.”
  •  “You’re not perfect, sport. And let me save you the suspense. This girl you met, she isn’t perfect either. But the question is whether or not you’re perfect for each other. That’s the whole deal. That’s what intimacy is all about.”
  •  “I do believe in love; it’s wonderful – especially love third time around, it’s even more precious; it’s kind of amazing.
  •  “If Heaven exists, to know that there’s laughter, that would be a great thing. ”
  •  “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’”
  •  “Time is the best teacher, unfortunately, it kills all of its students.”
  •  “We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.”
  •  “I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself.”
  •  “There’s no shame in failing. The only shame is not giving things your best shot.”
  •  “Reality: What a concept!”
  •  “The idea of having a steady job is appealing.”
  •  “The Second Amendment says we have the right to bear arms, not to bear artillery.”
  • “Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.”
  •  “You are a big country. You are the kindest country in the world. You are like a really nice apartment over a meth lab.”
  •  “Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with personal trauma.”
  •  “Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose.”
  •  “Carpe per diem – seize the check.”
  •  “The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, ‘Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.’ She’s got a baseball bat and yelling, You want a piece of me?”
  •  “I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.”
  •  “People say satire is dead. It’s not dead; it’s alive and living in the White House.”
  •  “Politics is so personal, vicious and immediate, how are you going to get anything done? Even the local politics where I live have gotten so ugly.”
  •  “I think it’s great when stories are dark and strange and weirdly personal.”
  •  “Sometimes you can have a whole lifetime in a day and never notice that this is beautiful as it gets.”
  •  “When I was growing up they used to say, “Robin, drugs can kill you.” Now that I’m 58 my doctor’s telling me, “Robin, you need drugs to live.” I realize now that my doctor is also a dealer…”
  •  “Even mistakes can be wonderful.”
  •  “You know that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming?”
  •  “Come on now! You kick out the gooks, the next thing you know, you have to kick out the chinks, the spicks, the spooks, the kikes and all that’s going to be left is a couple of brain-dead rednecks.”
  •  “On stage you’re free. You can say and do things that if you said and did any place else, you’d be arrested.”
  •  “There are no rules. Just follow your heart.”
  •  “What’s wrong with death, sir? What are we so mortally afraid of? Why can’t we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity, and decency, and God forbid, maybe even humor? Death is not the enemy, gentlemen. If we’re going to fight a disease, let’s fight one of the most terrible diseases of all, indifference.”
  •  “Being in the same room with people and creating something together is a good thing.”
  •  “You know what music is? God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe; harmonic connection between all living beings, everywhere, even the stars.”
  •  “What’s my credibility? Why are they looking to me for advice? Isn’t there someone more qualified?”
  •  “You’re still young. Being a true loser takes years of ineptitude.”
  •  “It’s great to play … Who wants to be deeply serious all the time? That would suck, I think. But I’m just now getting to the point where you realize, ‘Wait, you don’t have to play all the time.’ It’s exhausting, and you have to save something for when you come home. [My ex-wife] Marsha gets asked that all the time: ‘He must be really wild at home!’ The truth is that if I were, she wouldn’t be alive. That type of freneticism is insane.”
  •  “Sometimes you got to specifically go out of your way to get into trouble. It’s called fun.”
  •  “I was only a leading man for a minute; now I’m a character actor.”
  •  “Don’t associate yourself with toxic people. It’s better to be alone and love yourself than surrounded by people that make you hate yourself.”
  •  “My children give me a great sense of wonder. Just to see them develop into these extraordinary human beings.”
  •  “I love kids, but they are a tough audience.”
  •  “Being a famous print journalist is like being the best-dressed woman on the radio.”
  •  “Change is not popular; we are creatures of habit as human beings. “I want it to be the way it was.” But if you continue the way it was there will be no “is.”
  •  “There’s a world out there. Open a window, and it’s there.”
  •  “Sometimes you have to make a movie to make money.”
  •  “It’s hard when you read an article saying bad things about you. It is as if someone is sticking a knife on your heart. But I am the harshest critic of my work.”
  •  “My childhood was really nice. My parents never forced me to do anything; it was always, “If you want to do that, fine.” When I told my father I was going to be an actor, he said, “Fine, but study welding just in case.”
  •  “Death – to blink for an exceptionally long period of time.”
  •  “Age makes you more confident. When you realize that it’s time now to just do things. When there’s not the pressure to perform on some level of expectations, there’s more to just explore.”
  •  “Stop being afraid of getting older. With age comes wisdom and confidence.”
  •  “A woman would never make a nuclear bomb. They would never make a weapon that kills – no, no. They’d make a weapon that makes you feel bad for a while.
  • “ I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.
  • “The only reason Mickey Mouse has four fingers is that he can’t pick up a cheque.
  • “I like my wine like my women – ready to pass out.
  • “What some folks call impossible is just stuff they haven’t seen before.
  • “Marriage is a triumph of imagination over intelligence.
  • “The world is your oyster. Never stop trying new things. ”


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