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30 Top Tongue In Cheek Steve Carell Quotes

Famous As: Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role of 'Michael Scott' in the NBC Sitcom 'The Office'
Born On: August 16, 1962
Born In: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Age: 60 Years
Steven John Carell renowned as Steve Carell is American an actor, director, comedian, film producer. He is a distinguished star both on television and in the movies, in a career spanning nearly three decades. Carell studied at Denison University and started off his acting career on the stage, before moving on to minor roles in films and television shows that did not last long. However, his biggest break came in 2005, when he was cast as ‘Michael Scott’ in the American remake of the classic British TV series ‘The Office’. The show ran for nine seasons, making Carell one of the most sought-after comedians and also fetched him a ‘Golden Globe Award’ for his performance. Around the same time, his film career took off when he played the titular role in the successful comedy ‘The 40 Year Old Virgin’. However, Carell has graduated from comedy into more serious roles over the course of his career and his role in the Oscar winning film ‘The Big Short’ earned him widespread praise. Some of his noted films include ‘The Foxcatcher’, ‘Little Miss Sunshine’, ‘Evan Almighty and Crazy’, ‘Stupid’, ‘Love’ among others. Here are some of his most famous quotes by Steve Carell which have been excerpted from the vast sea of his work, thoughts, movies, dialogues and interviews. Read on the compilation of thoughts and quotations by Steve Carell that will light your day.
Everyone said to Vincent van Gogh,

Everyone said to Vincent van Gogh, "You can't be a great painter, you only have one ear." And you know what he said? "I can't hear you.

Steve Carell
Nothing to me feels as good as laughing incredibly hard.

Nothing to me feels as good as laughing incredibly hard.

Steve Carell
I have flaws, what are they? Oh, I don't know, I sing in the shower, sometimes I spend too much time volunteering, occasionally I'll hit someone with my car.

I have flaws, what are they? Oh, I don't know, I sing in the shower, sometimes I spend too much time volunteering, occasionally I'll hit someone with my car.

Steve Carell
Instead of telling our young people to plan ahead, we should tell them to plan to be surprised.” — Dan Burns

Instead of telling our young people to plan ahead, we should tell them to plan to be surprised.” — Dan Burns

Steve Carell
We stole the Statue of Liberty…! 
[the minions cheer] 
…the small one, from Las Vegas!”
[the cheers stop] — as Gru

We stole the Statue of Liberty…! [the minions cheer] …the small one, from Las Vegas!” [the cheers stop] — as Gru

Steve Carell
It is St Patrick's Day and here at Scranton, that is a huge deal... It is the closest that the Irish will ever get to Christmas.

It is St Patrick's Day and here at Scranton, that is a huge deal... It is the closest that the Irish will ever get to Christmas.

Steve Carell
You all took a life here today. The life of the party.

You all took a life here today. The life of the party.

Steve Carell
I'm not superstitious, but I'm a little stitious.

I'm not superstitious, but I'm a little stitious.

Steve Carell
He turned the gun sideways! That’s a kill shot!

He turned the gun sideways! That’s a kill shot!

Steve Carell
Toby is in HR, which technically means he works for corporate, so he’s really not a part of our family. Also, he’s divorced, so he’s really not a part of his family.

Toby is in HR, which technically means he works for corporate, so he’s really not a part of our family. Also, he’s divorced, so he’s really not a part of his family.

Steve Carell
It's not a master plan to do every remake and every recreation of icons. It's just what I've been hired to do.

It's not a master plan to do every remake and every recreation of icons. It's just what I've been hired to do.

Steve Carell
It was kind of like they were just giving us a toy to play with, to do whatever we wanted with.

It was kind of like they were just giving us a toy to play with, to do whatever we wanted with.

Steve Carell
In my wildest dreams i never thought- well, I never thought I'd work

In my wildest dreams i never thought- well, I never thought I'd work

Steve Carell
I think a character in a comedy should not know they`re in a comedy.

I think a character in a comedy should not know they`re in a comedy.

Steve Carell
Wikipedia is the best thing ever. Anyone in the world can write anything they want about any subject. So you know you are getting the best possible information.

Wikipedia is the best thing ever. Anyone in the world can write anything they want about any subject. So you know you are getting the best possible information.

Steve Carell
You may look around, and see two groups here. White collar, blue collar. But I don’t see it that way. You know why not? Because I am collar-blind.

You may look around, and see two groups here. White collar, blue collar. But I don’t see it that way. You know why not? Because I am collar-blind.

Steve Carell
I'm an early bird and I'm an owl. So I'm wise and I have worms.

I'm an early bird and I'm an owl. So I'm wise and I have worms.

Steve Carell
That is a perfectly good mini Christmas tree. We are going to sell that to charity because that is what Christmas is all about.

That is a perfectly good mini Christmas tree. We are going to sell that to charity because that is what Christmas is all about.

Steve Carell
So Ryan got promoted to corporate, where he is a big fish in a little pond. Where as back here in Scranton I'm still top dog, in a fairly large pond. So who is the real boss, the dog or the fish?

So Ryan got promoted to corporate, where he is a big fish in a little pond. Where as back here in Scranton I'm still top dog, in a fairly large pond. So who is the real boss, the dog or the fish?

Steve Carell
They say that when you find true love, you know within the first 24 hours. Well with Carol I knew within the first 24 minutes... of the second day that I met her.

They say that when you find true love, you know within the first 24 hours. Well with Carol I knew within the first 24 minutes... of the second day that I met her.

Steve Carell
These are not my shoes.

These are not my shoes.

Steve Carell
There are ten rules of business that you need to know... You have to play to win, but you need to win to play... I'll give you the other nine after lunch.

There are ten rules of business that you need to know... You have to play to win, but you need to win to play... I'll give you the other nine after lunch.

Steve Carell
Yeah, I went hunting once. Shot a deer in the leg. Had to kill it with a shovel. Took about an hour. Why do you ask?

Yeah, I went hunting once. Shot a deer in the leg. Had to kill it with a shovel. Took about an hour. Why do you ask?

Steve Carell
I ate fiberglass insulation. It wasn’t cotton candy like the guy said… my tummy itches.

I ate fiberglass insulation. It wasn’t cotton candy like the guy said… my tummy itches.

Steve Carell
Is it true that if you don’t USE it you LOSE it?

Is it true that if you don’t USE it you LOSE it?

Steve Carell
I have no idea where my pathetic nature comes from. If I thought about it too long, it would depress me.

I have no idea where my pathetic nature comes from. If I thought about it too long, it would depress me.

Steve Carell
I hate hospitals, in my mind they are associated with sickness.

I hate hospitals, in my mind they are associated with sickness.

Steve Carell
I am a crazy, rabid squirrel! I want my cookies!” — Hammy, the Squirrel

I am a crazy, rabid squirrel! I want my cookies!” — Hammy, the Squirrel

Steve Carell
I don`t think of myself as funny- I don`t fill up a room with my humor...I would fail miserably as a stand-up comedian.

I don`t think of myself as funny- I don`t fill up a room with my humor...I would fail miserably as a stand-up comedian.

Steve Carell
Will I tell them? No, as a Doctor you wouldn't tell a patient if they were dying of cancer.

Will I tell them? No, as a Doctor you wouldn't tell a patient if they were dying of cancer.

Steve Carell