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A collection of quotes and sayings by Mel Brooks on humor, funny, music, writing, comedy, tragedy, life, lessons, profanity, sex, wit, talent, fear and defenses.

19 Motivational Quotes By Mel Brooks Which Are Sure To Uplift Your Spirits

Quick Facts

Famous As: American Film Director, Comedian, Actor & Producer

Born On: June 28, 1926

Born In: Brooklyn, New York, U. S.

Mel Brooks is an American comedian, director, songwriter and musician renowned for his prolific comic skills. During the early days of his career, he performed as a stand-up comedian and soon became a star at a famous local club. This fame helped him become a comedy writer for ‘‘The Admiral Broadway Revue’’ which was a popular comedy series. He further wrote for a couple of comedy shows before writing his first Broadway musical titled ‘Shinbone Alley’. He went on to collaborate with Carl Reiner to write the ‘2000 Year Old Man’ which turned out to be a huge success. He wrote scripts for various comedy movies and sitcoms which helped him nurture his reputation as a writer. He debuted as a director with the film ‘The Producers’, which was honored with an ‘Academy Award’ and was even adapted into a musical which won 12 Tony Awards. He eventually became the owner of a production house named ‘Brooksfilms’, which strictly ventured in the genre of non-comedy. He has a huge collection of awards including multiple ‘Grammy Awards’, ‘Emmy Awards’, and ‘Tony Awards’. We bring to you the most famous quotes and sayings by Mel Brooks which have been extracted from the vast sea of his work. Here is a collection of some quotations and thoughts that will motivate you besides drawing a smile on your face.

I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bullshit.

Mel Brooks

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.

Mel Brooks

As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.

Mel Brooks

The only thing we don't have a god for is premature ejaculation... but I hear that it's coming quickly.

Mel Brooks

Hope for the Best. Expect the worst. Life is a play. We're unrehearsed.

Mel Brooks

If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively.

Mel Brooks

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Mel Brooks

I have always been a huge admirer of my own work. I'm one of the funniest and most entertaining writers I know.

Mel Brooks

Everything we do in life is based on fear, especially love.

Mel Brooks

If presidents can't do it to their wives, they do it to their country.

Mel Brooks

My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.

Mel Brooks

They make us live in the crap, and now they're taking the crap away? No!

Mel Brooks

It's good to be the king.

Mel Brooks

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.

Mel Brooks

We mock the things we are to be.

Mel Brooks

Tragedy is when I stub my toe. Comedy is when you fall into an open manhole and die.

Mel Brooks

Comedy is protest. It's "I beg to differ," if you're fancy, or if you're Jewish, "Hey, listen to this!

Mel Brooks

Could be worse ... could be raining." - Igor

Mel Brooks

But I have bad taste with a deep fount of intellectuality.

Mel Brooks