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20 quotations by Martin Short

QuoteYou go through publicists because it's easy for a publicist to say to another publicist, "No".Quote

QuoteWhat's great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It's not about the gloss of your eyebrows.Quote

QuoteWhat I learned, a little too late, was that the 'traditional' Martin Short target viewer weighs under 300 pounds. Unfortunately, I was on during daytime.Quote

QuoteSometimes people get passionate about the obscure jokes.Quote

QuoteSomeone once asked me what was the weirdest question I was ever asked. And I was stymied.Quote

QuotePeople do think I'm Jewish. But we're Irish Catholic. My father had a brogue.Quote

QuoteNo one is any one thing.Quote

QuoteMy mother was the concert master of the symphony. Absurdity and eccentricity were not criticized.Quote

QuoteI've done lots of improv things but not a whole movie.Quote

QuoteI think I'm funny because my family, my siblings were funny.Quote

QuoteI pretend I'm one of the royal family when I'm in a hotel and that the hotel belongs to me - it is a palace.Quote

QuoteI know if I were to drop dead now, people would probably write nice things in the obit.Quote

QuoteI have sometimes imagined my own death and brought myself to tears.Quote

QuoteI have a kind of objective luxury about my career.Quote

QuoteI hate to lull the audience into letting them think that something is something. It's always fun to defy expectations.Quote

QuoteI always do my life around the school year. Around the middle of June, the kids are out of school and we go up to our cottage in Canada.Quote

QuoteDavid Lynch and I almost made a movie together in the late '80s. We had lots of dinners and lunches. He's a very cool, hip guy. This film, let's face it, is like an homage to him, I would imagine he'd find it funny.Quote

QuoteBeing the youngest of five, you're adored, you're fueled with confidence.Quote

QuoteAll you're trying to do in an improvisation is get as much material as possible for the editing room.Quote

QuoteAll these things that enter your head are assignments. You write them up and then throw them out there and if someone wants to do it, your assignment is done.Quote