Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A collection of thoughts and quotes by Bill Hicks on love, politics, tool, death, imagination, dream, ride, typography, advertising, funny, humor, life and creative.

41 Great Quotes By Bill Hicks That Will Crease You Up

Quick Facts

Famous As: Comedian

Born On: December 16, 1961

Died On: February 26, 1994

Born In: Valdosta, Georgia, U.S

Died At Age: 32

William Melvic Hicks, renowned by his stage name Bill Hicks, was an eminent American social critic, musician, stand-up comedian and satirist. His thoughts, viewpoints, opinions, and work covered a wide range of issues including philosophy, religion and politics. His gigs were often controversial and soused in dark humor. He started performing at the Comedy Workshop in Houston at the age of 16. He went on tours and made several television appearances, but it was in the 1991 tour where he garnered a huge fan. He not only gained recognition as a comedian but was also famed as a songwriter and guitarist. His unfortunate death left a void but his thoughts, songs, work and music gained substantial cult following posthumously. Read through the quotes and sayings by Bill Hicks and get inspired.

I'm tired of this back-slappin' "isn't humanity neat" bullshit. We're a virus with shoes.

Bill Hicks

We all pay for life with death, so everything in between should be free.

Bill Hicks

Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.

Bill Hicks

The whole image is that eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions God's infinite love. That's the message we're brought up with, isn't it? Believe or die! Thank you, forgiving Lord, for all those options.

Bill Hicks

I believe that there is an equality to all humanity. We all suck.

Bill Hicks

I loved when Bush came out and said, 'We are losing the war against drugs.' You know what that implies? There's a war being fought, and the people on drugs are winning it.

Bill Hicks

The worst kind of non-smokers are the ones that come up to you and cough. That's pretty fucking cruel isn't it? Do you go up to cripples and dance too?

Bill Hicks

Why is marijuana against the law? It grows naturally upon our planet. Doesn’t the idea of making nature against the law seem to you a bit . . . unnatural?

Bill Hicks

It's always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's just hilarious.

Bill Hicks

The definition of black irony is Pro-lifers killing Doctors who do abortions

Bill Hicks

I get a kick out of being an outsider constantly. It allows me to be creative. I don't like anything in the mainstream and they don't like me.

Bill Hicks

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out.

Bill Hicks

Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously.

Bill Hicks

I can't watch TV longer than five minutes without praying for nuclear holocaust.

Bill Hicks

I never got along with my dad. Kids used to come up to me and say, "My dad can beat up your dad." I'd say Yeah? When?

Bill Hicks

I'm sorry if any of you are catholic. I'm not sorry if you're offended, I'm actually just sorry by the fact that you're catholic

Bill Hicks

I smoke to fill the potholes in my soul

Bill Hicks

It's just a ride.

Bill Hicks

Life is only a dream and we are the imagination of ourselves.

Bill Hicks

Not all drugs are good.. some of them are great

Bill Hicks

I smoke. If this bothers anyone, I suggest you look around at the world in which we live and shut your fuckin' mouth.

Bill Hicks

I believe everyone has this fuckin' poem in his heart.

Bill Hicks

Let me tell you about gays in the military. I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm killing kids. I just don't want to see it.

Bill Hicks

On the theft of his material by Denis Leary: "I have a scoop for you. I stole his act. I camouflaged it with punchlines, and to really throw people off, I did it before he did.

Bill Hicks

We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.

Bill Hicks

When two or more people agree on an issue, I form on the other side.

Bill Hicks

It's great to be here. I thank you. Ah, I've been on the road doing comedy for ten years now, so bear with me while I plaster on a fake smile and plough through this shit one more time.

Bill Hicks

Just a simple choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your doors, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love instead see all of us as one.

Bill Hicks

Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas.

Bill Hicks

I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit.

Bill Hicks

They Want You To Be A Docile Apathetic Consumer

Bill Hicks

The whole image is that eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions God's infinite love. That's the message we're brought up with? Believe or die! Thank you, forgiving Lord, for all those options

Bill Hicks

What are you reading for?

Bill Hicks

It is, and has been, and will forever be, this world of ours, a fucking joke.

Bill Hicks

It's not a war on drugs, it's a war on personal freedom.

Bill Hicks

I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm killing kids. I just don't want to see it.

Bill Hicks

Life is only a dream and we are only the imagination of ourselves.

Bill Hicks

By the way, if anyone here is in advertising or marketing, kill yourself.

Bill Hicks

It's all about money, not freedom, y'all, okay? Nothing to do with fuckin' freedom. If you think you're free, try going somewhere without fucking money, okay?

Bill Hicks

I need my sleep. I need about eight hours a day, and about ten at night.

Bill Hicks

Hitler had the right idea, he was just an underachiever.

Bill Hicks