4 Steve Martin Quotes That Might Make You Die From Laughing

Thursday, December 1 by Jason Cuthbert

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	With over forty years invested in television, movies, publishing, <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/theatre/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>theatre</a>, music, and live comedy work–it is not hard to find Steve Martin <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/quotes/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>quotes</a> that might make you die from laughing. The prematurely white-haired icon began his one-man chuckle revolution on television, with the Smothers <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/films/brothers' target='_blank'>Brothers</a>, Sonny & <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/cher-173/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>Cher</a>, <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/shows/saturday-night-live' target='_blank'>Saturday Night Live</a>, and even as an <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/academy-awards-649/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>Academy Awards</a> host. While Steve Martin can enjoy his Grammy, <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/emmy-683/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>Emmy</a>, and American <a href=Comedy awards, audiences can enjoy these Steve Martin quotes.

"I believe that sex is the most beautiful, natural, and wholesome thing that money can buy." As soon as it seems that Steve Martin is about to make a poetic proclamation about intimacy–he relocates sex from a happy honeymoon to a horny hotel room. This quote is a hybrid of comedy and social insight that generates laughter from its brutal honesty. Steve Martin appears well aware that this comment is one that few will admit to, but most will agree with.

"Love is a promise delivered already broken." Steve Martin continues his role as grim reaper, making crowds laugh themselves into coffins, with more relationship advice. According to Steve Martin's hilarious observation, the promise of eternal love is more about telling people what they want to hear than something that can be actually guaranteed. Love, is just like Steve Martin's 2009 romantic comedy movie: "It's Complicated."

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"All I've ever wanted was an honest week's pay for an honest day's work." Who wouldn't agree with this Steve Martin quote? With a cluttered calendar full of "an honest day's work", Steve Martin's immense "honest week's pay" checks have been steady and staggering. For his work in the 2003 family comedy hit film "Cheaper by the Dozen", Martin was paid $10.5 million and $28 million for starring and co-writing 2006's "The Pink Panther". Steve Martin clearly laughed all the way to the bank.

 "When your hobbies get in the way of your work – that's OK; but when your hobbies get in the way of themselves… well." This funny Steve Martin quote is a sizeable life lesson disguised as humor. If a person never makes time for the things that they love to do the most, how can they improve their quality of life? With a dozen books published, Steve Martin has definitely made his hobby of creating quotes that will make people die from laughter – a laughing matter.   

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