Comedians' Quotes and Jokes about Inspiration

Top 15 Most Popular Quotes (out of 18)

#1

After months of speculation, the sitcom star Ellen DeGeneres admitted that yes, she's gay. Inspired by her courage, today, diet-guru Richard Simmons admitted that he is really, really, really, really gay.

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#2

George Bush inspired me because I was like hey I can do that.

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#3

Don’t idolize anyone if you can. You know, be inspired by people, certainly, but don’t idolize people… Because they’ll let you down.

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#4

Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.

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#5

God inspired me, because I was blessed with the knowledge that I wanted to do this. And my mother supported it. She said, 'Whatever it is you want to do. If you believe acting or comedy is what you really want to do, I can only tell you it's not easy, it's very hard, but I'll support you.' Her supporting me enabled me to move forward.

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#6

Teachers have a chance to mold someone, inspire them. I hope all teachers realize that.

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#7

I never played music, but it's an important thing... the studying, the inspiration.

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#8

Get off your ass and do something. All you need is the right inspiration. Anger has fueled me my entire life. It makes me feel good and... I'm okay with that. My fear is that my anger will one day make me so damned successful that I'll actually be happy. And then I'll just stop.

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#9

Once in a while you get a moment of clarity - an inspiration - and they don't come that frequently.

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#10

Throughout my life, I've been gratified that I've been able to keep the child in me alive and inspire others.

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#11

Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life. I wouldn't eat a thing when I was a kid, but Dr. Suess inspired me to try cauliflower.

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#12

Through the years, I have learned there is no harm in charging oneself up with delusions between moments of valid inspiration.

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#13

Through the years, I have learned there is no harm in charging oneself up with delusions between moments of valid inspiration.

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#14

People are inspired to do remarkable things to find and be with the one they love.

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#15

My inspiration is coming more and more from the way I feel and the gratitude I feel. The older you get the more humility you have.

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