58 Seth Rogen Quotes That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud
Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Producer, Director
Best known for starring in hit comedy films such as ‘Superbad’ and ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’, Seth Rogen was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada to Jewish parents. He found out very early in his life that he wanted to do comedy for a living. After joining a comedy workshop, he started his career as a stand-up comedian. He started his on-screen career with director Judd Apatow’s comedy series ‘Freaks and Geeks’ and thus began an acting career which won him many awards and honours. Also a comedy writer, Seth is known for acting in films such as ‘Superbad’, ‘This is the End’, ‘Steve Jobs’, ‘The Green Hornet’ and ‘The Interview’. We have compiled a list of best Seth Rogen quotes on varied topics such as Hollywood, humour, world, movies, people and acting taken from his books, interviews and stand-up routines.
Trying to constantly get yourself into movies is extremely stressful and sometimes just impossible. A TV show is constant work, which is the great thing about it. Marriage can be expensive, and if I lose millions then it'll be the best millions I've spent. I'm intimidated anytime I work with someone who's directly outside my very insulated group of friends. I know most people don't like their jobs very much and don't get a lot of personal satisfaction from their jobs. That's something that I really do get a lot of. With me, I probably work a lot more than people assume I do, but people don't realize how much work goes into writing and producing and making a movie. I'm not one of those actors where filmmakers that I admire ask me to be in their movies. I meet them at parties and they're nice to me, but they never ask me to work with them. I've seen a lot of movies get made where no one has control. No one likes it. I'm a complete coward in real life. I'm not the most romantic guy, although I do try. The good thing about L.A. is that there's always someone more famous 100 yards away from me. I think when you do comedy, you play by a different set of rules. No one really wants you to be in that good shape. Being in good shape implies a level of vanity that isn't necessarily funny. I'll vote for whoever is the Democrat. That's all I need to know. Most people I work with are older than me and the main thing I've learnt is that everyone is a dumb as an 18-year-old. To me all men are boy-men. I don't know any man that's actually mature. Most comedy comes out of misery. I'm not the most in-tune guy with what is getting nominated and winning awards in general. If you ask most high schoolers who Bruce Lee is, they will say that it someone they sit next to in English class. You look at CG sometimes and its terrible. You look at CG sometimes and its great. I remember, when I was an up-and-coming comic, how annoyed I would be when the famous guys would show up and just take everyone's spots. I feel like if I won an award and I was giving my speech and the music started, that's all I'd remember, the humiliation I felt when the music started. It would mar the entire experience for me. Good comedy doesn't have to be a comedy idea. I honestly don't love the Cheech and Chong movies, I've got to say. It is always exciting when you find someone who is really enthusiastic about being half of a comedy team. My mom drives me crazy sometimes, but I have a good relationship with her. Luckily, I think, I never really wanted to be famous, I just wanted to make movies. I eat well, and I exercise. I'm not really a goal-oriented guy. You don't often see fight scenes with people who have no idea how to fight. I'm not entirely comfortable saying I'm an actor, because it seems like a very weird, almost dorky thing to say you are. People constantly make pop-culture references. That's why it's called popular culture, because people are aware of it and reference it constantly. There is a certain security in having a great supporting cast. I guess it's a kind of a goal for any actor to be the lead of a movie. Not for ego reasons, but because it is creatively the biggest challenge. The current Babe Ruth of improv? Sacha Baron Cohen. He's pretty amazing. I was in high school when Will Ferrell was first on 'Saturday Night Live', and I remember thinking, 'Man, that guy is the funniest guy ever.' I'm proud to say that I've never had a normal job. I started doing stand-up when I was in high school, purely as a measure to never get a proper job. Life, as I see it, is R-rated. After every single take, I laugh. It's my own awkwardness and discomfort about being an actor. Really, if I'm honest, sci-fi is where my sensibility instinctively goes - I'm a big comic-book fan. As soon as I realized you could be funny as a job, that was the job I wanted. You don't have to put dresses in a movie to make girls like it. My mom's a social worker, and my dad works in non-profit organisations. I mean, where I come from, 'communism' is not a terrible word. I don't make the best movies in the world, but at times, I do feel like I'm adding something to the cinematic community. It's my mission to sue the MPAA and take them down. I don't know how to go about doing that. But to me, it seems like it's something that has to be taken care of. People recognise me and come up to me sometimes, but I'm not like George Clooney. I didn't think I'd ever be an actor. I grew up in Vancouver, man. That's where more than half of my style comes from. To me, what separates a funny movie from a good movie is something personal. I first did standup at a lesbian bar. I didn't know it was a lesbian bar at the time, but the lesbians loved me. I was huge among the lesbians and am to this day. I'm thrilled with the lesbian support.
My high school years were exactly like 'Superbad.'
I mean, I love Comic-Con.
I'm so good at procrastinating.
I feel much more comfortable as a writer than an actor. I feel like I am a much better writer than I am an actor.
My characters come from a good place. I am lazy, but for some reason, I am so paranoid that I end up working hard.