” A fellow who has a funny bone can learn to hone his skills, but I don’t think you can develop a funny bone – you either have it or you don’t. And by the way – when you get it, we don’t know it. “


” Everybody wants to laugh – you know that. They need to laugh… people need to laugh. “


” I think that comedy really tells you how it is. The other thing about comedy is that – you don’t even know if you’re failing in drama, but you do know when you’re failing in comedy. When you go to a comedy and you don’t hear anybody laughing, you know that you’ve failed. “


” If you can get a laugh out of a name, you’re ahead of the game. “


” When I was 20-something, 30, I fell down a flight of stairs and hurt my back. I went to a therapist who said don’t get out of bed until you do certain stretches, and I’ve been doing them ever since. I guess I’m the original yogi. “


” Even failures can turn into something positive if you just keep going. I wrote a television pilot called ‘Head of the Family.’ CBS didn’t want it. It was considered a failure. But we reworked it. A year later, it became ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show. “


” The death of your beloved is the hardest time of all. “


” Going through war and living is a very important process. You realize how vulnerable you are and how lucky you are to be in the right place at the right time. As a matter of fact, I have a history of luck. “


” If you write, write about what you do and who you are, and you can’t be wrong. Don’t lie about anything. You are very similar to everybody else in the world. You love, you hate, you have friends, you have enemies. Be who you are. “


” There’s nothing more satisfying than having an idea and seeing it through to find out that, not only did you like it, but the audience and critics all seemed to agree. “


” People ask me where I get my vitality, and to tell you the truth, I don’t have a clue. “


” Anybody who tells a very big lie is paid attention to. If you say, ‘Shakespeare could not write. He was illiterate,’ everybody says, ‘Well, what do you know that we don’t?’ That’s what Trump does all the time. “


” You can get the best out of people if they’re happy and not worried or not frightened that they’re going to make a mistake. “



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A fellow who has a funny bone can learn to hone his skills, but I don
Everybody wants to laugh - you know that. They need to laugh... people need to laugh.


I think that comedy really tells you how it is. The other thing about comedy is that - you don
If you can get a laugh out of a name, you
When I was 20-something, 30, I fell down a flight of stairs and hurt my back. I went to a therapist who said don
Even failures can turn into something positive if you just keep going. I wrote a television pilot called
The death of your beloved is the hardest time of all.
Going through war and living is a very important process. You realize how vulnerable you are and how lucky you are to be in the right place at the right time. As a matter of fact, I have a history of luck.
If you write, write about what you do and who you are, and you can
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People ask me where I get my vitality, and to tell you the truth, I don
Anybody who tells a very big lie is paid attention to. If you say,
You can get the best out of people if they
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