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30 Captivating Robin Williams Quotes

Robin Williams was an American stand up comedian and actor, credited with leading the comedy renaissance in San Francisco. Starring in a long list of widely acclaimed films to include ‘Good Morning, Vietnam,’ ‘Good Will Hunting,’ ‘Mrs. Doubtfire,’ and more. With an Academy Award, two Emmy’s, six Golden Globe Awards, and five Grammy Awards acquired during his career, here is a look at some of the most acclaimed Robin Williams quotes ever documented.

“Ah, yes, divorce… from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet.”

“Cricket is basically baseball on valium.”

“Death is nature’s way of saying, “Your table is ready.””

“Divorce is expensive. I used to joke they were going to call it ‘all the money’ but they changed it to alimony.”

“Do you think God gets stoned? I think so… Look at the Platypus.”

“I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself.”

“I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.”

“I like my wine like my women – ready to pass out.”

“I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy.”

“If it’s the Psychic Network why do they need a phone number?”

“If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days.”

“Make your life spectacular. I know I did.”

“Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there.”

“Never pick a fight with an ugly person. They’ve got nothing to lose.”

“Please, don’t worry so much… Because in the end none of us have very long on this earth.”

“Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.”

“The only reason Mickey Mouse has four fingers is because he can’t pick up a cheque.”

“There is still a lot to learn and there is always great stuff out there.”

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race”

“We’ve had cloning in the South for years. It’s called cousins.”

“What a pain in the ass you are. And it’s true: you’re not young, you’re not new, and you do make people laugh.”

“What’s wrong with death sir? What are we so mortally afraid of?”

“Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?”

“You are a big country. You are the kindest country in the world.”

“You know that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming?”

“You know the difference between a tornado and divorce in the South?”

“You know what music is? God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe.”

“You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.”

“You’re not perfect, sport. And let me save you the suspense. This girl you met, she isn’t perfect either.”

“You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”

What has been classified as one of the best interviews in the history of television, here is a great segment between Craig Ferguson and Robin Williams.

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