Famous Funny Quotes

Fame and Wit Make a Deadly Combination: Famous Funny Quotes

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It is amazing how some people know when and how to be funny. Their mannerisms, their words, and their acts make them funny whenever they choose to be. Perhaps it is their sparkling wit, their casual demeanor, or their caustic remarks that make them famous and funny. If you enjoy funny quotes of famous people, here are some famous funny quotes.

George Bernard Shaw

He who can does -- he who cannot, teaches.

[Edit note with due apologies to the teachers out there: This is not meant to be offensive. In fact, I think that G B Shaw himself was trying to be funny here. We love you teachers.]

Oscar Wilde

I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

W. C. Fields

I once spent a year in Philadelphia, I think it was on a Sunday.

Jay Leno

[putting arms around Nigella Lawson] My wife is going to kill me. But you look like my wife, so that's Ok!

Jerry Seinfield

Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end.

Mel Brooks

I have always been a huge admirer of my own work. I'm one of the funniest and most entertaining writers I know.

George Bernard Shaw

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.

Groucho Marx

I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.

Friedrich Nietzsche

A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.

Bill Cosby

A word to the wise ain't necessary -- it's the stupid ones that need the advice.