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19 timeless Robin Williams quotes

19 Aug

1.”You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”


2. “Do you think God gets stoned? I think so … look at the platypus.”


3. “See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time.”


4. “When in doubt, go for the dick joke.”


5. “We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering – these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love – these are what we stay alive for.” (John Keating- Dead Poets Society)


6. “You could talk about same-sex marriage, but people who have been married say ‘It’s the same sex all the time.'”


7. “Never fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose.”


8. “Comedy is acting out optimism.”


9. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” (John Keating- Dead Poets Society)


10. “In America they really do mythologise people when they die.”


11. “Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.”


12. “Cocaine is God’s way of saying you’re making too much money.”


13. “It’s a wonderful feeling when your father becomes not a god but a man to you- when he comes down from the mountain and you see he’s this man with weaknesses. And you love him as this whole being, not as a figurehead.”


14. “But only in their dreams can men be truly free. It was always thus and always thus will be.” (John Keating- Dead Poets Society)


15. “I believe that once we are all gone, Keith Richards will still be here…with 5 cockroaches saying ‘you know I smoked your uncle, did you know that?'”


16. “People say satire is dead. It’s not dead; it’s alive and living in the White House.”


17. “You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.”


18. “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.”


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