We have collected the best Funny Thing Quotes by famous authors including Karl Lagerfeld, Chris Evans, Rod Laver, Jo Brand, Marti Noxon and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I never smoked. I never drank and I never took drugs. The funny thing is, nothing is more boring, people like this. For me, it’s OK. But most of my friends, at least they smoke and drink.
The funny thing about directing is that you have your own opinions, but it’s a collaboration. Directing is a group effort. Even though you might think something works, the smartest thing you can do as a director is try and weigh the opinions of the people around you.
Funny thing about the volatile and biased French crowds. While they’d prefer to be cheering a countryman and giving his foreign opponent merry hell, if there was no Frenchman in the game, they’d always support a Continental player over an Englishman, an American, or an Australian.
The funny thing is, I don’t actually think of myself as fat at all. I don’t think I am. Not really.
I love being in a public space where teenagers are talking. And the funny thing is that it hasn’t changed that much. There’s certainly slang that I’m not familiar with, but among the average teen, it’s still the same.
The idea of me being an icon or something is a very funny thing, just because of my own weird insecurities. But, yeah… probably because I toiled away being nothing for so long.
A funny thing happened on the way to the election – I got to the Senate first.
Trying to be funny is arguably the least funny thing you can do.
The funny thing about me that most people never really understand is that, at heart, I’m really a jock.
The moment you think you’re not funny, the next funny thing you think of is just around the corner. So you have to appreciate the natural breathing patterns, the ups and downs. There are moments you’re going to be hilarious and moments where you’re going to be not so hilarious. That’s just the way it works.
The funny thing with Ophelia is that I remembered her being this really cool, awesome female character when I read ‘Hamlet’ in high school, and when I went back and read it, no, she’s not.
Funny thing is that the poorer people are, the more generous they seem to be.
The funny thing about being a female director in the last 25 years is that I never let it feel different.
Actually, the funny thing is, after all these years, I’ve got all these new songs to learn for the show we’re doing at Joe’s Pub, so it’s kind of fun to get down and rehearse new things, and also rethink some of the older songs, how we’re going to do them.
‘Power’ is a funny thing. Maybe it’s a show that draws people in because they are watching people do things they secretly wish they could do or know they could get away with.
The funny thing about writing is, although you are writing about an experience which only you have had, you are trying to welcome other people into it, and there are ways I think of doing this, and one of them is through the senses, through the sounds and the smells.
It’s a funny thing because you look at the careers of other filmmakers, and you see them sort of slow down, and you realize, maybe this becomes harder to do as you get older. That’s sort of a cautionary thing. I hope it doesn’t happen to me.
Experience is a funny thing. You don’t always have it when you need it.
When we criticize in Iran the actions of the government, the fundamentalists say that we and the Bush Administration are in the same camp. The funny thing is that human rights activists and Mr. Bush can never be situated in the same group.
The funny thing about history is that we imagine that people didn’t laugh in the old days, but of course they did, at stupid things.
The funny thing about ‘Office Space’ is I almost never get my lines quoted back to me.
The funny thing is I’m actually really insecure. I have a lot of girl issues – ‘I’m not pretty enough,’ ‘I’m not skinny enough’ – but there is a confidence I have in what I can do. I did tend to overcompensate to cover up other insecurities that I have.
People were stopping me on the street to say, ‘Oh my God, it’s Crazy Eyes!’ Which is kind of a funny thing to have people shout at you on the street.
It’s a funny thing. You sort of never figure it out with acting. You’re always learning.
The funny thing is, I was never purposely blonde. I just got highlights, and then you get highlights over highlights, and then it looks like you’re blonde.
Height is a funny thing in tennis because it definitely helps the serve, but it can hinder agility and movement. I think I have to spend a lot more time working on movement and flexibility than some of my shorter colleagues.
The funny thing is, the girls that I’m always up against for roles are pretty nice and cool, like Emma Watson. She’s awesome.
Research for fiction is a funny thing: you go looking for one piece of information, and find something altogether different.
I think the pattern of my essays is, A funny thing happened to me on my way through Finnegans Wake.
For as long as I could remember, I’ve wanted to play basketball at the University of North Carolina. Funny thing is, there was a long period of time when I wasn’t sure how much they wanted me.
The funny thing is more money doesn’t necessarily get you what you think it’s going to get you and the way where it does get you more value on screen.
The funny thing is, strangers still seem to feel comfortable coming up to me and saying things, but now usually it’s because they recognize me, and they say nice things.
I have been working as an actor for 16-17 years now. The funny thing is I still feel awkward in communicating with the public as a star. It hasn’t been long since my drama ‘Goblin’ ended, and I’m looking forward for some time to rest.
The men I idolized built their bodies and became somebody – like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger – and I thought, ‘That can be me.’ So I started working out. The funny thing is I didn’t realize back then that I was having a defining moment.
I thought, ‘Oh that’s what happens. You put a song out and everyone likes it.’ Well, then a funny thing happened: I started putting more songs out, and none of them did the same thing.
It’s a weird thing. Rick Springfield wrote ‘Jessie’s Girl,’ and he probably gets sick of talking about ‘Jessie’s Girl.’ The thing is, I didn’t write ‘Blurred Lines.’ I didn’t direct the music video. I’m really happy for the success, but it is kind of a funny thing to follow me around.
It’s a funny thing when you finally have an excuse to get all of your favorite people from all corners of the globe together in one room for my wedding. Other than saying ‘I do’ to my hunky Englishman, that is the thing I am most excited about!
The funny thing that still cracks me up is when you get a grown man coming up to you shaking asking for a picture. I’m like ‘Dude, you know I’m a scrub, right?’
The funny thing is everybody wants to win a Super Bowl, and it really doesn’t change anything in your daily life.
And the funny thing is, I’ve always been an optimist – it’s practically a congenital disorder with me.
The funny thing is that the fashions from the ’90s seem to sit so well with the fashions of 2016. Everything from then somehow skipped and came back.
My mom is super fabulous, and I remember her telling me at 13, ‘You can start wearing makeup now.’ And the funny thing is, I didn’t take her up on it!
Death isn’t a funny thing. We’re all lucky to be living.
I’ve never really understood that. It’s a funny thing; people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow-that to me is kind of inexplicable.
The funny thing is, we teach – as a culture, we teach people that it’s OK to talk about your fitness goals… Like, I want to be more physically fit, I want to drop 10 pounds, but no one’s talking about how I can spend 10 days to get happier.
The funny thing is, whenever I’m working on something, I kind of forget there’s a lot of people watching. It makes it easier to be in the moment and to tell a story as well as possible.
The funny thing is, when you look at photos of Tuvia Bielski, he was fair, blue-eyed, and could pass for a Gentile.
When you reminisce, you don’t say, ‘Remember that time you got sued by so-and-so?’ No, you say, ‘Remember when we played here and it was unbelievable, and we went out for that incredible meal and that funny thing happened?’ Those are the important moments.
I think this is the funny thing about PWR BTTM that a lot of people don’t realize at first, which is that straight people have always loved us – inexplicably, seemingly.
The funny thing is, people’s perceptions of what a song is about is usually wrong a majority of the time. But they’re still going to read what they want to into it.
The mind is a funny thing in how it works. Sometimes you have to tell yourself what’s really true. If you don’t, your mind starts trying to tell you lies.
The funny thing is, I sometimes get the impression that some people outside of the field think that there’s some element of security that we have in working on a theory that hasn’t made any predictions that can be proven false. In a sense, we’re working on something unfalsifiable.
A lot of comedies are based on the reaction shot. You have one person doing something stupid and one person is generally the straight man, and the laughs generally come on the reaction of the straight man to the funny thing the other person has done.
You know, albums are a funny thing. They’re not like an intellectual decision. It’s a collection of your kind of musings.
Selling wine is all about sizing people up, and it takes a certain amount of chutzpah. The tableside bottle sell is a very funny thing – you take a look at the guy’s blazer, what kind of shoes he’s wearing, what kind of broad he’s with. Is he trying to be a hero?
The funny thing was, with IT, I was never really a tech type of person: I was better with people, good at dealing with people. I had technical experience; I knew the nitty gritty. I could never be a programmer or anything, but I knew my way around.
Being called a ‘music legend’ is a very funny thing. It’s nice to know that my work has been appreciated and that people have given me that status. On a personal level, however, I can’t think about it too much. It means a lot… but then it doesn’t.
The funny thing is musicians often love to go to see visual art because you’ve got all these pictures to turn into metaphors.
Video is a funny thing. It’s one thing to be an artist, singer-songwriter, and use words and create pictures in people’s minds. And then be asked to do video for it, to actually give a certain visual for your song.
The funny thing about the entertainment business is that we all feel like kids playing in a candy store, but we are entrusted with millions and millions and millions of dollars and an entire industry that can thrive or die on whether or not we do our jobs well or not.
Confidence is a funny thing, and sometimes that’s all you need is just that little bit to elevate you to the next level.
The funny thing is, I’m not really a big reader, not a big fan of books in the first place.
The funny thing is, I’ve never really hurt myself in an action movie. I’ve done ‘Wanted,’ ‘X-Men,’ ‘Welcome To The Punch,’ even ‘Trance’ to a certain extent has little bits of action and stuff, but I’ve never really hurt myself at all – not even like a sprained ankle.
If you just stop and think, baby, honey, love is a funny thing. Whatever you put in, that’s what you expect to gain.
I went to my first school dance on the set of ‘Spider-Man.’ The funny thing is, it wasn’t actually real. I didn’t choose my dress or my date or anything about it. I just showed up for work.
With ‘Pariah,’ at the time, I had just come out. I had a coming out experience, and I was writing about it, transposing my experience as an adult: What would it have been like if I had been a teenager in Brooklyn? The funny thing was people thought I was from Brooklyn. I had to be like, ‘No, I’m from Nashville.’
The funny thing about this business is the only time I get praised is for being critical, but I don’t want that to be my sole reputation as an announcer.
The funny thing is, I’m so used to not caring what anyone says, good or bad, that unfortunately even when people say good things… I wish it made me feel good, but it doesn’t.
It’s such a funny thing when you see your daughter transitioning from your baby, your little girl, to suddenly being a young woman. If you’re not really looking for it, you can miss it, and Lily-Rose is on that road already, and there’s nothing I can do to stop it.
The funny thing about acting is, there’s no ‘right’ way to make it. Some people need to work their butts off, and some don’t. They’re just naturals. I wasn’t a natural. I sucked.
Because my musical background is so diverse, it lends me to have very much my own style and it helps me to relate to the music as I’m going to play it. I just write. And if it comes out country, it’s a country song. The funny thing is, I write all across the board. I just write what hits me at the time.
The funny thing about my films is that you can make little piles of them. You could make little piles of the movie that were family movies, you could make a little art movie pile, you could make a little action movie pile.
If I ever do anything, it actually might be some fantasy elf thing or even some cute, funny thing. Just to do something a little bit out of the ordinary. I’ve done my superhero gig.
It’s a funny thing when you know someone and you meet their siblings – you get so much a sense of who they are because when you can recognize similar traits in the family, you understand exactly why they are the way they are.
Here’s the funny thing: Nothing drives a performance like an audience that gives back and even takes over. ECW was a product that will be remembered as much, if not more, for its audience interaction as for the things that happened in the ring.
The funny thing, I guess, is that my husband ended up being the muse of a book about the worst marriage in the world, because if he hadn’t consistently said, ‘Don’t censor yourself, don’t worry about me’ – if he’d been anxious and worried about it – then it would never have gotten written.
Everything seems fine until you’re about 40. Then something is definitely beginning to go wrong. And you look in the mirror with your old habit of thinking, ‘While I accept that everyone grows old and dies, it’s a funny thing, but I’m an exception to that rule.’
The funny thing is that everyone thinks I’m naturally dark because all of my siblings are, but I’m naturally dirty blond.
The funny thing is I’m not even Latin. I was constantly getting Latin roles, and I was like, I even was nominated for an award, and I was like, ‘Let them know at the NAACP, the first white woman. Let them know I’m totally grateful, but I’m not Latin. I can’t do that. I play Latin.’
The funny thing is while the grown-ups in the family may indulge, we really try to offer our son Duke clean food, as all his meals are made with organic ingredients as the rest of us eat cookies straight out of the freezer.
It’s a funny thing that when a man hasn’t anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
The human brain is a funny thing: it’s very susceptible to tempo and melody. You put the right words to it, and it becomes very influential.
It’s a funny thing, the less people have to live for, the less nerve they have to risk losing nothing.
Zora Neale Hurston
You know, it is a funny thing, but ‘The Flintstones’ was bought by ABC and the sponsors when they discovered adults were watching and enjoying ‘Huck Hound’ and ‘Quick Draw McGraw.’
The funny thing is that I’ve known since I was 7 years old that I was never going to have kids. I always imagined myself as this worldly, traveling gypsy lady.
Kat Von D
It’s a funny thing about me. I don’t have any interest in food most of the time now, although when I was a kid I was always hungry.
Your name is a funny thing. It stands for what you’re about, and everything I do is really about pride.
Fame is a funny thing. I like doing normal things. I like going to fairs. I like going to ball games. I like going to Disney World or a big field on the Fourth of July and having picnics with friends. The problem is you’re either worried you’re going to be recognized, or you’re thankful you’re not. It’s always there.
The music in Haiti is all tied up in voodoo and African rhythm, and so there’s this funny thing: go to a voodoo ceremony, and then go to a Catholic church and tell me which music you liked better, to which one the music is more integral.
Guido van Rossum
The funny thing about the golf swing is that you try to alter it and end up with the same faults as you’ve had all your life.
The funny thing about ‘The Naked Brothers Band’ movie was that we tricked the audience into thinking that we were actually rock stars.
The funny thing about living at Longleat is that there’s no ‘typical’ day, but I usually wake up around 6:45 A. M.
The funny thing about commercials to me is that many of them now don’t even mention the product until the very end. You don’t really know what the commercial is all about. They’re kind of like little movies, like shorts, and that’s why I think they’re so entertaining.
Strange questions are the more interesting ones. Children by and large don’t try to trip you up… they want to find out how you do this funny thing that you do… if they’ve loved a story they love to know how it started.
Frankly, most of my friends hold very different political beliefs. It’s just a funny thing in this country that supposedly you can’t sit down and have dinner and enjoy another person’s company if you don’t have the same beliefs. It’s ridiculous.
A funny thing happens when you go to another country or invest in a company from another country. Suddenly everyone in that community realizes that YC is for them, too.
We would write our songs, then we’d have a programmer come in and add, for lack of a better term, bloops and bleeps on top of everything. Of course, the funny thing is that a lot of the modern-day dance music people are super-influenced by the ’70s and ’80s stuff that we already love. So it was a natural fit for No Doubt.
The funny thing is, I look at these magazines that make me so insecure and neurotic, but I’m in them!
It’s a funny thing, but today the Titanic is probably much more – that is people are much more aware of it than they were in 1954, when I was doing my research.
The funny thing about voice over is you can go in in sweatpants and have your hair all messed up, and no one will see you, and you can still deliver the same great product.
A funny thing happened to me on the way to the White House.
Adlai Stevenson II
The funny thing is that I write and I act a lot about being Jewish, but I don’t really think about it as a regular person.
The funny thing is that I almost find it more difficult now to take a still picture than to be behind a moving camera. I’m just so much more inspired and comfortable and confident when I have that whole operation going. I feel more connected. Snapping a moment doesn’t seem relevant to me anymore.
Chemistry’s a funny thing. It can be instantaneous, but it helps when you know someone.
The funny thing is that I had never actually watched TV.
Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave.
We moved to Baltimore, Maryland, in 1979, when I was five. The funny thing is that, even though Baltimore had one of the top murder rates in the country in those days, I grew up hearing about how dangerous New York was.
Having a solo career is a funny thing.
The funny thing is, Dennis Miller got me back into comedy.
The funny thing is, all my friends are short. I wasn’t aware of tall people till I got to high school. I didn’t know they existed. I was sheltered.
With rap, it’s a funny thing. You can say things, and people can take ’em the way they wanna take ’em.
I think the funny thing about acting for me – and I hold it in a very holy, spiritual way – not to be overly fundamentalist about it, but it’s that important to me – is that it is an ancient healing art.
A funny thing happens in real estate. When it comes back, it comes back up like gangbusters.
The funny thing is that I’m the girl who no one sees at the beach. Ask anyone who’s traveled with me. Normally, I’m in so many layers, I look like Lawrence of Arabia!
The funny thing about the people I don’t like – they’re very self-centered.
What has been happening more lately – of course, I also put in my bio, I say I do the voice of Goliath, but some people go – you know, I say something, and it’s a funny thing when you work in this business, people will talk out loud in front of you like you’re not there.
You know, the funny thing about Lorne and that show is that, you can go over one million things, but in a business of bean counters, he still likes to laugh at small things and creates a show around it.
One funny thing is, though, I wear my watch on my right hand and I’m actually right-handed. People always wonder why – I don’t know myself, I’ve just always done it that way and I like it the way a good watch fits on my right wrist.
Here’s the funny thing about the response I’ve been aware of to my dating famous people: It’s been very negative. I’m either not good-looking enough, not a good enough actor or not successful enough for these people.
It’s a funny thing, but it’s often overlooked that I’m a huge devout lover of French cooking. I have the utmost respect for them, though they have lost their respect for me because they think the way I cook is nutty.
It’s a funny thing, ‘The Office,’ because millions and millions and millions and millions of people didn’t watch it. But culturally, it is more of a phenomenon than almost anything else I can remember as far as British television is concerned.