Violence is a tool of the ignorant.
Flip Wilson Quotes and Jokes
My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish.
Most drag impersonations are a drag. But everyone can like Geraldine. The secret of my success with Geraldine is that she's not a put-down of women. She's smart, she's trustful, she's loyal, she's sassy. Most drag impersonations are a drag. But women can like Geraldine, men can like Geraldine, everyone can like Geraldine.
With all the trouble black people have, they try to forget on weekends. You've got to be good to make them laugh.
That's a good time to sneak, four in the morning, 'cause anyone you run into, they're sneaking too.
Things can be funny only when we are in fun. When we're 'dead earnest,' humor is the only thing that is dead.
My show is my statement. What I have to say is on the screen. My life is my own. I don't want to talk about my private self. Why should I?