William Claude Dukenfield, who gained popularity by the name W. C. Fields, was an American actor, writer, juggler and comedian. He was one of the most influential comedians of his era. Fields started off his career in the show business as a juggler and for some time he was even regarded as the world’s best juggler. However, his foray into Broadway and later into Hollywood is what made him a comedy star. He became particularly famous after performing in the Broadway show ‘Poppy’ in 1923. Fields was particularly famous for his perpetually drunk comic persona. Other than becoming a noted film star, Fields had also been a comedy fixture at the ‘Ziegfeld Follies’. He had also carved a niche for himself on radio and became popular for his comedic persona. Needless to say, Fields’ career as a comedian also gave rise to a veritable treasure trove of quotes that are still quoted by people. Here are some of the selected quotations and sayings which have been ex-cerpted from the life and work of W. C. Fields that would surely make you laugh.