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Robin Williams Quotes: Wisdom and Wit from a Comedy Legend

Robin Williams was a highly acclaimed American actor and comedian known for his exceptional talent, quick wit, and versatile performances. Born on July 21, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, he became one of the most beloved and influential entertainers of his time. Williams sadly passed away on August 11, 2014, leaving behind a legacy of laughter and inspiration.

Williams began his career as a stand-up comedian, gaining fame for his improvisational skills and unique sense of humor. He rose to prominence with roles in iconic TV series like "Mork & Mindy" and went on to star in numerous successful films, showcasing his exceptional acting abilities.

Some of Robin Williams' most notable films include "Good Morning, Vietnam," "Dead Poets Society," "Mrs. Doubtfire," "Good Will Hunting," for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and "Aladdin," in which he voiced the Genie.

Throughout his career, Robin Williams used his talent to bring joy and laughter to millions, leaving an indelible mark on the world of entertainment. However, behind the scenes, he struggled with mental health challenges and ultimately lost his battle with depression.

His passing shed light on the importance of mental health awareness and sparked conversations about the significance of reaching out for help and supporting those who are struggling. Robin Williams will always be remembered for his incredible talent, compassion, and the joy he brought to countless lives.


100+ Robin Williams Quotes

Robin Williams was known for his wit, humor, and profound insights. Here are 100 memorable Robin Williams quotes:

1. "Comedy is acting out optimism."

2. "Self-reliance is the key to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers."

3. "Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always."

4. "For a while you get mad, then you get over it."

5. "You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

6. "No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world."

7. "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, every where, even the stars."

8. "Self-discovery is above all the realization that we are alone: it is the opening of an impalpable, transparent wall—that of our consciousness—between the world and ourselves."

9. "Everyone is fighting their own battle. To be free from theirs, they try to fight yours."

10. "I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it feels like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anybody else to feel like that."

11. "Comedy is acting out optimism in its most distilled way."

12. "You could talk about same-sex marriage, but people who have been married (say) 'It's the same sex all the time.'"

13. "Carpe per diem - seize the check."

14. "You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

15. "Make your life spectacular, I know I did."

16. "Everyone has these two visions when they hold their child for the first time. The first is your child as an adult saying 'I want to thank the Nobel Committee for this award.' The other is 'You want fries with that?'"

17. "Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'"

18. "Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Some get it as a graduation gift."

19. "In America they really do mythologize people when they die."

20. "Do you think God gets stoned? I think so... look at the platypus."

21. "You're a lot of fun to drink with!"

22. "God gave us a penis and a brain, but only enough blood to run one at a time."

23. "Divorce is expensive. I used to joke they were going to call it 'all the money' but they changed it to 'alimony'. It's ripping your heart out through your wallet."

24. "Comedy is acting out optimism in its most distilled way."

25. "Comedy is the sword that keeps you sharp."

26. "Comedy is a great healer, my friends."

27. "I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy."

28. "I'm sorry, if you were right, I'd agree with you."

29. "Seize the day. Because, believe it or not, each and every one of us in this room is one day going to stop breathing."

30. "When you have a great audience, you can just keep going and finding new things."

31. "Death is nature's way of saying, 'Your table is ready.'"

32. "Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always."

33. "You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

34. "You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to."

35. "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."

36. "Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose."


Robin Williams Quotes

37. "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.'"

38. "The Second Amendment, it's the original Homeland Security act."

39. "Everyone has these two visions when they hold their child for the first time. The first is your child as an adult saying 'I want to thank the Nobel Committee for this award.' The other is 'You want fries with that?'"

40. "Comedy is acting out optimism in its most distilled way."

41. "You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

42. "Make your life spectacular, I know I did."

43. "For a while you get mad, then you get over it."

44. "Self-reliance is the key

to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers."

45. "Comedy is the sword that keeps you sharp."

46. "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."

47. "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."

48. "The world is open for play, everything and everybody is mockable in a wonderful way."

49. "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, every where, even the stars."

50. "Cocaine is God's way of saying you're making too much money."

51. "In the dictionary, under redundant, it says see redundant."

52. "The only reason Mickey Mouse has four fingers is because he can't pick up a cheque."

53. "God gave us a penis and a brain, and only enough blood to run one at a time."

54. "I'm a very tolerant man, except when it comes to holding a grudge."

55. "Comedy is the most durable, long-lasting kind of theatre there is."

56. "The idea of having a steady job is appealing."

57. "You have this idea that you'd better keep working otherwise people will forget. And that was dangerous."

58. "My battles with addiction definitely shaped how I am now. They really made me deeply appreciate human contact."

59. "Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always."

60. "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."

61. "I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it feels like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anybody else to feel like that."

62. "Comedy is acting out optimism in its most distilled way."

63. "Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always."

64. "For a while you get mad, then you get over it."

65. "You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

66. "Self-reliance is the key to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers."

67. "Comedy is the sword that keeps you sharp."

68. "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."

69. "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."

70. "The world is open for play, everything and everybody is mockable in a wonderful way."

71. "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, every where, even the stars."

72. "Cocaine is God's way of saying you're making too much money."

73. "In the dictionary, under redundant, it says see redundant."

74. "The only reason Mickey Mouse has four fingers is because he can't pick up a cheque."

75. "God gave us a penis and a brain, and only enough blood to run one at a time."

76. "I'm a very tolerant man, except when it comes to holding a grudge."

77. "Comedy is the most durable, long-lasting kind of theatre there is."

78. "The idea of having a steady job is appealing."

79. "You have this idea that you'd better keep working otherwise people will forget. And that was dangerous."

80. "My battles with addiction definitely shaped how I am now. They really made me deeply appreciate human contact."

81. "You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

82. "Comedy is acting out optimism in its most distilled way."

83. "You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

84. "Make your life spectacular, I know I did."

85. "For a while you get mad, then you get over it."

86. "Self-reliance is the key to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers."

87. "Comedy is the sword that keeps you sharp."

88. "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."

89. "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."

90. "The world is open for play, everything and everybody is mockable in a wonderful way."

91. "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, every where, even the stars."

92. "Cocaine is God's way of saying you're making too much money."

93. "In the dictionary, under redundant, it says see redundant."

94. "The only reason Mickey Mouse has four fingers is because he can't pick up a cheque."

95. "God gave us a penis and a brain, and only enough blood to run one at a time."

96. "I'm a very tolerant man, except when it comes to holding a grudge."

97. "Comedy is the most durable, long-lasting kind of theatre there is."

98. "The idea of having a steady job is appealing."

99. "You have this idea that you'd better keep working otherwise people will forget. And that was dangerous."

100. "My battles with addiction definitely shaped how I am now. They really made me deeply appreciate human contact."

Robin Williams' quotes reflect his unique perspective on life, humor, and human nature, showcasing his profound wisdom, wit, and ability to find humor in the ordinary.



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