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24 quotations by Garry Shandling

QuoteWhich is, I'm an optimist that two people can be together to work out their conflicts. And that commitment, I think, might be what love is, because they both grow from their relationship.Quote

QuoteThe only way I would go back to hosting would be if it were something entirely new. It would prevent me from wanting to host a standard-fare kind of talk show.Quote

QuoteThe comic strip is what I looked at, and it's another reason I did it. The comic strip, where animals would comment on human behavior, interested me.Quote

QuoteRip as we know is vastly experienced and funnier than I think anyone knew. The show really reveals him to be a brilliant comedic actor.Quote

QuoteMy friends tell me I have an intimacy problem. But they don't really know me.Quote

QuoteMy first appearance as a guest on The Tonight Show was in '81.Quote

QuoteIt's not the hair on your head that matters. It's the kind of hair you have inside.Quote

QuoteI've never had anyone put on a puppet show to convince me of anything. And I've done a lot of stuff. I don't know that I would put the puppets on when I was pitching a show. This was the head of the studio putting a puppet show on. And I'll tell you, he wasn't bad.Quote

QuoteI'm too shy to express my sexual needs except over the phone to people I don't know.Quote

QuoteI'm not a party guy. I don't carouse very much.Quote

QuoteI'm dating a woman now who, evidently, is unaware of it.Quote

QuoteI think it's one of the main negative emotional ingredients that fuels show business, because there's so much at stake and the fear of failure looms large.Quote

QuoteI think I look great in green, and I'm going to start wearing more green.Quote

QuoteI play basketball on Sundays and I'm a very spiritual guy; I read a lot of Eastern philosophy and I meditate.Quote

QuoteI once made love for an hour and fifteen minutes, but it was the night the clocks are set ahead.Quote

QuoteI don't know why men are so fascinated with television and I think it has something to do with - if I may judge from my own father, who used to sit and stare at the TV while my mother was speaking to him - I think that's a man's way of tuning out.Quote

QuoteI don't know how to ground myself without the other actor present.Quote

QuoteI am pretty tenacious as a perfectionist in terms of getting something right.Quote

QuoteI actually think I'm more of a turtle than Verne is. Where Verne is up on two legs and moving at full speed and doesn't pull his head into the shell very often, I in reality was five or ten minutes later to every recording session.Quote

QuoteHere's the thing - I'm single, I haven't been married, I don't have kids yet. If I do have kids I would be interested to see them in my life, so here's a movie for kids and I'm in there and I'm supposed to be kind of funny for kids.Quote

QuoteFirst of all, I'm not the kind of guy that likes to rehash the show and so forth and so on.Quote

QuoteCarol Burnett was particularly funny. She swore for the first time on television on Larry Sanders.Quote

QuoteBut I really like hosting, I think it's a strength of mine. It allows me to improvise, and I love the spontaneity of that, and I think I'm funny behind the desk when interviewing someone.Quote

QuoteBecause I am afraid of commitment. This movie certainly has some bearing and is some reflection of my real feeling about relationships, because I do have commitment issues. My friends tell me I have intimacy problems, but they don't know me, so who cares what they think?Quote