July Worth Quoting

Here’s a sampling of what some famous people said about comedy:
"Comedy is tragedy plus time." - Carol Burnett

"Life doesn’t make any sense, and we all pretend it does. Comedy's job is to point out that it doesn’t make sense, and that it doesn't make much difference anyway." - Eric Idle

"Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long shot." - Charlie Chaplin

"Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious." - Peter Ustinov

"Good taste is the enemy of comedy." - Mel Brooks

"Comedy is acting out optimism." - Robin Williams