A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
Television doesn't make stars. It's the written media, the press, that makes stars.
You may have read that I went to M.I.T. In 1982 I filled out a Who's Who survey with joking responses, and they never bothered to check the facts.
I'm Chevy Chase, and you're not.
I think the Clintons are brilliant. I've never met a person as intelligent as Bill, and I think Hillary is right up there with him. They're too smart for Washington.
I was always the guy getting kicked out of my classes at school for having an attitude problem.
All my children inherited perfect pitch.
Certainly, on many occasions, as far as their mistresses, broken marriages and financial affairs are concerned, customers would confide in us,
The first thing that happens is that you're overwhelmed by so much attention. It's just so unnatural. Only people who've been in that position can realize what it's like. I mean, you have to be there.
I learned a lot about handling fans from established stars.
The fact was, Ford kept stumbling around. I didn't want him in the White House. I wanted Carter in, and I had a forum of 20 million people watching.
What you're doing here is wrong. I bought a house in a country, in county and in a town that believes in freedom.
It took me 20 years of making movies to learn how to do it.
My office became a meeting place where people could come in and talk. One percent of my customers were a bit nutty, and that made for great interest, but frustration, as well.
I made about 28 movies, and I think about five of them were good.
I watched every single Charlie Chaplin film.
Can I borrow your towel My car just hit a water buffalo.
I am so sorry, ... I was speeding and I lost control. I will regret this for the rest of my life.
I kept giving her donkey ears.
This guy in office is an uneducated, real lying schmuck . . . and we still couldn't beat him with a bore like Kerry.
Most of the films I've done were ruined in the postproduction, not during filming.
Last good pratfall I did, I broke bones in both hands. I still feel it when people shake my hand.
Anyone who wants to run has to be a Jimmy Swaggart, minus the default.
She is alone and we have no family there, ... She has been asking me to move to Los Angeles. I have spent months considering this. I love my patients but my daughter must come first.
If you're in the White House, it's your house, and you can invite whatever friend you want.
We never could have performed live for an hour and a half every week if we were doing drugs.
There are very few solid family films. A lot of the writing is awful.
The best comedy I ever did was when people didn't know who I was.
I don't know if my looks will ever get any better, but my pratfalls sure won't.
The worst thing about Saturday Night Live now is that, in the last 10 to 15 years, they've grown to some 40 writers. We had seven. And seven actors.
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