Brooks Quotes

"Good taste is...

"Good taste is the enemy of comedy." β€” Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 02
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No one in history has eve...

No one in history has ever been insulted into agreement. -Professor Arthur Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 27
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Tragedy is when I cut my finge...

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die. -Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 17
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The only thing we don't have a god fo...

The only thing we don't have a god for is premature ejaculation... but I hear that it's coming quickly. ...Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 02
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"The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is th...

"The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility." β€” Brooks Atkinson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 11
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"Humor is just anoth...

"Humor is just another defense against the universe." β€” Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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β€œTragedy is when I cut my finge...

β€œTragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.” ~Mel Brooks~
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 02
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"There are more opportunities in our day and...

"There are more opportunities in our day and age...to achieve the dreams that you want than at any other point in history." -Shad M. Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 22
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"Good taste is...

"Good taste is the enemy of comedy." β€” Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 14
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If Presidents don't do it...

If Presidents don't do it to their wives, they do it to the country. - Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 29
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Good judgement is the result o...

Good judgement is the result of experience; experience is the result of bad judgement. Fred Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 28
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"Tragedy is when I cut my finge...

"Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die." β€” Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 20
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β€œCreate a posse of dead people. Create an e...

β€œCreate a posse of dead people. Create an entourage of heroes. Put their pictures on your wall, and keep them in your mind.” David Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 22
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Tragedy is when I cut my finge...

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die. -Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 14
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Be patient and understanding...

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. Phillips Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 14
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"Good taste is...

"Good taste is the enemy of comedy." β€” Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 03
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β€œLies are neither bad nor good. Like a fire ...

β€œLies are neither bad nor good. Like a fire they can either keep you warm or burn you to death, depending on how they're used.” Max Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 18
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"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks...

"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle." - Phillips Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 29
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Be patient and understanding....

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. (Phillips Brooks)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 09
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β€œthank God for...

β€œthank God for unanswered prayers.” - Garth Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 06
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"Should the fact that some don't...

"Should the fact that some don't want to hear an opinion mean that no one else gets to?" --Arthur Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 26
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"Readers used to ask me at autographing events if it wasn't ha...

"Readers used to ask me at autographing events if it wasn't hard making the transition from practicing law to writing fantasy. I told them there was hardly any difference at all." - Terry Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 14
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"Tragedy is when I cut my fin...

"Tragedy is when I cut my finger, comedy is when you fall into a sewer and die." -- Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 10
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"If you're quiet, you're not l...

"If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively." -Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 18
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β€œDon’t ask for a light...

β€œDon’t ask for a lighter load, ask for a stronger back” ~Phillips Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 06
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"Tragedy is when I cut my fing...

"Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die." -Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 10
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"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks...

"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle." - Phillips Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 12
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"When you helped somebody, right away you were re...

"When you helped somebody, right away you were responsible for that person. And things always followed for which you were never prepared." - Martha Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 16
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"Greatness after all, in spite of its name, appears to be not ...

"Greatness after all, in spite of its name, appears to be not so much a certain size as a certain quality in human lives. It may be present in lives whose range is very small." - Phillips Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 16
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"I do not pray for a li...

"I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back" - Phillips Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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Happiness is the ...

Happiness is the natural flower of duty. ~ Phillips Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 20
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β€œTragedy is when I cut my finge...

β€œTragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.” -- Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 28
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Tragedy is when I cut my finge...

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die. ~ Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 09
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β€œIf you do not hear music in your words,...

β€œIf you do not hear music in your words, you have put too much thought into your writing and not enough heart.” - Terry Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 31
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"Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap...

"Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive." -- Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 06
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"And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongu...

"And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything." William Shakespeare - As You Like It
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 28
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"You aren't wealthy unt...

"You aren't wealthy until you have something money can't buy." Garth Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 12
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"Tragedy is when I cut my fing...

"Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die." Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 19
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Adding manpower to a late ...

Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later. - Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 12
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"When you got it, flaun...

"When you got it, flaunt it!" -- from Mel Brooks and Braniff to James Galway
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 04
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