1. 10

    It's very sweet to have people say nice things about you, and I always accept that.

    38
  2. 9

    Smartphones. Who cares? Smartphones. I only have dummy phones.

    39
  3. 8

    My style is my personality. It's always been that way. Being a wiseguy and having fun. It's always been that way for me, when I was in high school, and in the Navy. It's not something I rehearse.

    46
  4. 7

    Asians are nice people, but they burn a lot of shirts.

    54
  5. 6

    Famous people are deceptive. Deep down, they're just regular people. Like Larry King. We've been friends for forty years. He's one of the few guys I know who's really famous. One minute he's talking to the president on his cell phone, and then the next minute he's saying to me, Do you think we ought to give the waiter another dollar?

    83
  6. 5

    I used to play golf. I wanted to be a better player, but after a while I realized I'd always stink. And that's when I really started to enjoy the game.

    100
  7. 4

    I always rib people, but nobody ever gives me a hard time. I don't know why. Maybe they're afraid of what I might say. There's probably a lesson in that somewhere, but I don't know what it is.

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  8. 3

    I never could tell a joke. I just started talking to the audience, and when the drunks would yell, "Hey, when do the broads come on?" I got good at saying, "Relax. Clear your skin up first." They called me "the insult guy," but it's never mean-spirited. I'm just exaggerating everything about us and about life.

    139
  9. 2

    When you stand alone and sell yourself, you can't please everyone. But when you're different, you can last.

    145
  10. 1

    Every night when I go out on stage, there's always one nagging fear in the back of my mind. I'm always afraid that somewhere out there, there is one person in the audience that I'm not going to offend!

    295
  11. Last Update: 16 June 2021

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