Encouraging Quotes by Robin Williams

Encouraging Quotes by Good Will Hunting Star Robin Williams

Robin Williams
Robin Williams
  • “You’re only given a little spark of madness, you mustn’t lose it”

  • “If it’s the Psychic Network why do they need a phone number?”

  • “Some people say Jesus wasn’t Jewish. Of course he was Jewish! Thirty years old, single, lives with his parents, come on. He works in his father’s business, his mom thought he was God’s gift, he’s Jewish. Give it up”

  • “Never fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose”

  • “You know, you get that tattoo of barbed wire when you’re 18, but by the time you’re 80, it’s a picket fence”

  • “My battles with addiction definitely shaped how I am now. They really made me deeply appreciate human contact. And the value of friends and family, how precious that is”

  • “Cocaine is God’s way of saying you’re making too much money”

  • “Ah, yes, divorce . . . from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet”

  • “The Second Amendment says we have the right to bear arms, not to bear artillery”

  • “Do you think God gets stoned? I think so … look at the platypus”

  • “Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?”

  • “Carpe per diem – seize the cheque”

  • “People think they know you. They expect you to be literally like you are on TV or in the movies, bouncing off the walls. A woman in an airport once said to me, “Be zany!” People always want zany, goofy sh-t from me. It takes a lot of energy to do that. If you do that all the time, you’ll burn out”

  • “I don’t have a college degree, and my father didn’t have a college degree, so when my son, Zachary, graduated from college, I said, “My boy’s got learnin”

  • “Cricket is basically baseball on valium”

  • “We’ve had cloning in the South for years. It’s called cousins”

  • “I called him when I was representing People for the Valdheimers Association. A society devoted to helping raise money to help older Germans who had forgotten everything before 1945. I remember him laughing and going “thank you”

  • “Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs”

  • “In England, if you commit a crime, the police don’t have a gun and you don’t have a gun. If you commit a crime, the police will say, “Stop, or I’ll say stop again”

  • “Death is nature’s way of saying, “Your table is ready”

  • “The Russians love Brooke Shields because her eyebrows remind them of Leonid Brezhnev”

  • “A woman would never make a nuclear bomb. They would never make a weapon that kills. They’d make a weapon that makes you feel bad for a while”

  • “After my heart attack, my heart was all out of rhythm. It sounded like I had Tito Puente from an Afro-Cuban band on the front valve. Then they do an angiogram, which is going through your groin to get to your heart. And who knew that was the way to a man’s heart? I have a cow valve now. It’s wonderful. I can sh-t standing up.”

  • “Oh my god, Jack Nicholson. He once was with me at a benefit and leaned over and said in a very intense voice: “Even oysters have enemies.” I responded with “increase your dosage”


Encouraging Quotes by Robin Williams
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Robin Williams was an American actor and comedian starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s.
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