We're all in this alone.

Lily Tomlin on loneliness
24

I have always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.

Lily Tomlin on facts
16

If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question?

Lily Tomlin on love
16

We are all in this together, by ourselves.

Lily Tomlin on unity
14

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.

Lily Tomlin on funny
14

Why is it when we talk to God, we're praying, but when God talks to us, we're schizophrenic?

Lily Tomlin on prayer
12
 image quote by Lily Tomlin

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.

Lily Tomlin on language
10

Reality is a crutch for people who can't handle drugs.

Lily Tomlin on drugs
9

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Lily Tomlin on reality
5

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.

Lily Tomlin on success
4

We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation.

Lily Tomlin on evolution
3

For fast-acting relief try slowing down.

Lily Tomlin on stress
3
 image quote by Lily Tomlin

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.

About Lily Tomlin

Name Lily Tomlin
Quotes 32 quotations
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16
Top topics specific, reality, life, truth, funny

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Lily Tomlin on life
3

Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it.

Lily Tomlin on leading
2

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.

Lily Tomlin on teacher
2

The best mind-altering drug is the truth.

Lily Tomlin on truth
2

I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain.

Lily Tomlin on complain
1

There's so much plastic in this culture that vinyl leopard skin is becoming an endangered synthetic.

Lily Tomlin on fashion
1
 image quote by Lily Tomlin

I always wondered why somebody didn't do something about that, then I realised that I am somebody.

If truth is beauty, then how come no one has their hair done in a library?

Lily Tomlin on truth
1

I worry that the person who thought up Muzak may be thinking up something else.

Lily Tomlin on person
0

I've always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.

Lily Tomlin on specific
0

The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Lily Tomlin on humor
0

Why is it that when we talk to God we're said to be praying but when God talks to us we're schizophrenic?

Lily Tomlin on god
0

We don't care. We don't have to. We're the phone company.

Lily Tomlin on care
0
 image quote by Lily Tomlin

The road to success is always under construction.

If you read a lot of books you are considered well read.

But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well viewed.

Lily Tomlin on books
0

Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past.

Lily Tomlin on forgiveness
0

Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

Lily Tomlin on feet
0

When I was growing up I always wanted to be someone. Now I realize I should have been more specific.

Lily Tomlin on funny
0

Things are going to get a lot worse before they get worse.

Lily Tomlin on things
0

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.

Lily Tomlin on government
0

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?

Lily Tomlin on funny
0

Reality is a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.

Lily Tomlin on humor
0