” People like to compare something to something that they know. Even with Chris Rock, they say he’s like Richard Pryor or Eddie Murphy. “


” I think one of my first jokes – in the black community, there’s people who have jokes about skin tone. People like, ‘You so black, you purple.’ ‘You so black, you gotta smile so we can see you at night. “


” I used to have costumed characters come out, like SpongeBob. It’s just fun to make it into this minor event, just to surprise people and experiment and be weird and just have fun with it. I’ve done just the hour stand-up, and that’s fun, but the other stuff makes it fun for me and gives me something to react to and bounce off of. “


” When people go through something rough in life, they say, ‘I’m taking it one day at a time.’ Yes, so is everybody. Because that’s how time works. “


” When people say, ‘How did you start in comedy,’ I say my family was kidnapped by ninjas when I was very young, and to get them released I had to do a killer five-minute set. And even after I did that, you know, I started doing comedy under tough circumstances, I still kept at it because I enjoyed it. “


” Actors, you have to wait for people to give you work, or you have to make your own stuff. But standup, I could just say, ‘I want to do standup in 30 minutes,’ and I can go do standup. Or I could just say, ‘I want to do standup in a few weeks in this city. “



All 6 Hannibal Buress Quotes about People in picture


People like to compare something to something that they know. Even with Chris Rock, they say he
I think one of my first jokes - in the black community, there


I used to have costumed characters come out, like SpongeBob. It
When people go through something rough in life, they say,
When people say,
Actors, you have to wait for people to give you work, or you have to make your own stuff. But standup, I could just say,
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