Robin Williams Quotes

Tuesday, October 4 by Lori Boyd

Robin Williams quotes range from serious to side-splitting. Robin Williams, actor, producer and philanthropist, is a talent with his own maniacal style. Endlessly energetic, verbally skilled, and immensely talented, Robin Williams has given us some of the funniest lines in comedy.

"The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?'" Robin Williams’ reaction to 9/11 was to make people laugh. It was definitely a time when America needed some comedic relief. Williams helped America recover from the tragedy with his own unique brand of comedy.

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” In the movie “Dead Poets Society”, Robin Williams brought the character, Professor John Keating to life. Keating tried to inspire his students with these words. He uttered this memorable line during the classroom scene with his prep school students as he encouraged them to break out of society’s expectations.

“You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.” Many think Robin Williams is a crazy guy and he seems to see it that way too. But the magic in his performances is the “bit of madness” that makes him such a unique character. Many of his craziest roles were the result of his talent for improvisation.

"Death is nature's way of saying, ’Your table's ready.’" Robin Williams has the rare talent of making a subject as serious as death funny. Seeing things through his eyes is a like looking through a fun house mirror, and just as entertaining. Whether he is commenting on politics, war, or justice he always has a unique point of view.

“Is it rude to Twitter during sex? To go "omg, omg, wtf, zzz"? Is that rude?” Robin Williams has never shied away from talking about what happens between the sheets. His in-concert jokes about sex are mostly not repeatable in polite company. Interestingly, Williams mentioning Twitter shows that, unlike some older celebrities, he is up to date with the goings-on online.

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