Steve Martin is a renowned American comedian, writer and actor. He joined the University of California to study theatre while performing as a comedian in local clubs. His local fame as a comedian encouraged him to dropout from college, and he subsequently won an ‘Emmy Award’ as a comedy writer for ‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’. He started appearing on various popular comedy shows but his appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live’ proved to be a major breakthrough. He came up with four comedy albums and won ‘Grammy’ for ‘Let's Get Small’ and ‘A Wild and Crazy Guy’. He debuted on the big screen with small roles but eventually got his first prominent role in ‘Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band’ where his performance was appreciated by the masses. This encouraged him to co-write and act in his next film ‘The Jerk’ to make it into a huge commercial success. The movie is acknowledged to be his most notable work and he was also listed in the "The 100 Greatest Performances of All Time". While proving his prominence on the big screen with movies like ‘Father of the Bride’ and ‘Bringing Down the House’, he continued to publish a few successful novels which includes ‘Shopgirl’. We have compiled some inspiring quotations and sayings by the distinguished artist which have been excerpted from his interviews, work, thoughts, writings and life. Go through the quotes and thoughts by Steve Martin which will reveal the truths of life besides tickling your funny bones.
The banjo is such a happy instrument--you can't play a sad song on the banjo - it always comes out so cheerful.
I understood that as much as I had resisted the outside, as much as I had constricted my life, as much as I had closed and narrowed the channels into me, there were still many takers for the quiet heart.
Only then does he realize what he has done to Mirabelle, how wanting a square inch of her and not all of her has damaged them both, and how he cannot justify his actions except that, well, it was life.