Mel Brooks

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Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

Humor is just another defense against the universe.More Mel Brooks [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.More Mel Brooks [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anybody can direct, but there are only eleven good writers.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:14]
Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:23]
Everything we do in life is based on fear, especially love.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:31]
I only direct in self-defense.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:50]
If presidents can't do it to their wives, they do it to their country.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:58]
If Shaw and Einstein couldn't beat death, what chance have I got? Practically none.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:01]
If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:05]
Life literally abounds in comedy if you just look around you.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:10]
Rhetoric does not get you anywhere, because Hitler and Mussolini are just as good at rhetoric. But if you can bring these people down with comedy, they stand no chance.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:17]
We want to get people laughing; we don't want to offend anybody.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:41]
You're always a little disappointing in person because you can't be the edited essence of yourself.More Mel Brooks [07/08/2011 02:07:48]
We rest our case on the production numbers.More Mel Brooks [10/05/2011 11:10:29]
A lot of music is mathematics. It's balance.More Mel Brooks [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I was a soldier in WWII. The last couple of months of the war I was actually in combat.More Mel Brooks [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Well, just being stupid and politically incorrect doesn't work. You can be politically incorrect if you're smart.More Mel Brooks [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.More Mel Brooks [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.More Mel Brooks [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.More Mel Brooks [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life literally abounds in comedy if you just look around you.More Mel Brooks [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Humor is just another defense against the universe.More Mel Brooks [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.More Mel Brooks [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If presidents can't do it to their wives, they do it to their country.More Mel Brooks [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.More Mel Brooks [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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