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Comedy is one of the most oldest form of human entertainment. History of comedy is around 3000 years old. Starting from 425 BCE, Aristophanes, a comic playwright and satirical author of the Ancient Greek Theater, wrote 40 comedies. This is a collection of 39 quotes and sayings on Comedy.



Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious. - Peter Ustinov
Comedy is tragedy - plus time. - Carol Burnett
What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke. - Steve Martin
This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel. - Horace Walpole
Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with personal trauma. - Robin Williams
Stand-up comedy is all you. It's your show, it's your game. You control every aspect of it - of that experience and that expression. There's really nothing quite as satisfying. - Bryan Callen
Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail. - Benito Mussolini
Life literally abounds in comedy if you just look around you. - Mel Brooks
Great comedy calls large matters into question. - Penelope Gilliatt
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor. - Sholom Aleichem
All people are sad clowns. That's the key to comedy - and it's a buffer against reality. - Bob Odenkirk
You can't do comedy with a beard. - Alexei Sayle
The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part. - Miguel de Cervantes
With our hectic lives, a dose of comedy is a must. - Anita Hassanandani Reddy
There's sketch, improve, writing, acting, music, and badminton. Those are the seven forms of comedy. - T. J. Miller
Stand-up comedy is an art form and it dies unless you expand it. - Sam Kinison
Comedy is exaggerated realism. It can be stretched to the almost ludicrous, but it must always be believable. - Paul Lynde
In comedy laughter settles all arguments. - Robert McKee
Comedy is not funny. Comedy is hard work and timing and lots and lots of rehearsals. - Larry Hagman
Editing and post-production is so important with comedy. - Eddie Kaye Thomas
Comedy is only funny when there's real pain. - Sebastian Stan
For a comedy to work, magic has to happen. - Bradley Cooper
One always writes comedy at the moment of deepest hysteria. - V. S. Naipaul
Great comedy is always sadistic. - Patrick Marber
Comedy is so hard to do, so it was very cool to do deadpan humor. - Brittany Daniel
Without comedy as a defense mechanism I wouldn't be able to survive. - Garry Shandling
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith. - Christopher Fry
Comedy is a necessity to get through life with the fewest scars. Humor is the best antidote to help relieve all struggles. - Suzy Kassem
Comedy is incredibly hard. You have to be loose. You have to be not afraid to fail. - Bill Hader
Comedy is all about the pause. - Ron White
With comedy, you have no place to go but more comedy, so you're never off the hook. - Steve Martin
Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end. - Sid Caesar
The best comedy is always played straight down the middle. - Tom Hiddleston
Comedy is created when someone is trying very earnestly to do what he feels is the right thing to do at that moment. - Madeline Kahn
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious. - Peter Ustinov
The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them. - Moliere
Comedy always works best when it is mean spirited. - John Cleese
Nothing gives you confidence like being a member of a small, weirdly specific, hard to find demographic. - Mindy Kaling
Comedy is very controlling you are making people laugh. - Gilda Radner
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