If life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. And try to find somebody who's life gives them vodka, and have a party.— Ron White
The most craziest Ron White quotes that are guaranted to improve your brain
You can't fix stupid. There's not a pill you can take, or a class you can go to.
Years ago, while I was watching a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Texas Rangers, I remember staring in awe at Cal Ripken. I realized during this game that 'you don't have to be flashy' or have 'power numbers' to be great. It's about the simple things that are the hard things. It's about leadership, work ethic and commitment.
I had the right to remain silent... but I didn't have the ability.
I believe that a bad Super Bowl halftime show is still better than a soccer game.
The way my brain processes information is quite odd.
I mean, I have Attention Deficit Disorder and another learning disability I can't even spell. I don't even have a high school diploma. I'm smart, but you can't prove it on paper.
In Texas, we have the death penalty, and we use it.
That's right. If you come to Texas and kill somebody, we will kill you back.
I did not climb to the top of the food chain to eat carrots.
Diamonds - that'll shut her up... for a minute!
I was so in love with the idea of making people laugh for a living that I didn't care what I had to do to get there. Or how much money I was going to make when I did get there.
When life hands you lemons make lemonade.
Then find someone who's life gave them Tequila and have a party.
When I was about 12 years old back in Houston, my Dad used to take us to the driving range.
My only goal is to make you laugh, not tell you the truth.
People are saying that I'm an alcoholic, and that's not true, because I only drink when I work, and I'm a workaholic.
I only like the live audience. I don't even like to do standup where it's being filmed. Because it affects the way the audience responds to what you say, because it makes them uncomfortable. You have to perform in a light room, and I prefer a dark room. But I love to perform, and I don't really see myself doing any television at all.
I'd rather do a really good small part than a really bad big part.
We have hearing aids in order to fix our ears.
We have lasik surgery in order to fix our eyes. People ... you can't fix stupid!
You know, my first album, some of those jokes I'd done for twelve years because I couldn't throw 'em out.
They call me Tater Salad
Barbara was actually Jeff Foxworthy's interior designer when we first met.
So, not only was Jeff responsible for my success in my career, he also introduced me to the woman who I'm going to spend the rest of my life with, which, I think, makes us even.
I'm a comedian, and I like to work on my live show, and if I'm doing television, I don't have time to work on my live show, and I can become a lame comic, and that sucks.
There have been times in my life that I've had a ton of vices, and my demons have run amok for years and years and years.
I've never been one to look up the ladder.
I've always looked down the ladder. As long as there's one guy down there, I'm fine.
I've got a great cigar collection - it's actually not a collection, because that would imply I wasn't going to smoke every last one of 'em.
I quit smoking cigarettes and with the $70 a month I am saving not smoking cigarettes I'm smoking $700 worth of cigars.
I was considered by my peers to be a good comedian.
So that's all I ever strived to do was get some recognition from my peers.
But I work harder now because I have so much more exposure.
And actually the harder you work as a writer, the better you get at it. It's like anything else. It's a muscle you have to exercise. I write more now than ever.
Other states are trying to abolish the death penalty... mine's putting in an express lane.
I started selling out comedy clubs before I got to town with no advertising.
I was selling out theaters just on the rumor that I was going to be there.
There were years when I was a beer and tequila guy, then I got real fat.
And then I found that you could actually go on a diet and drink scotch. Then I got hooked on scotch, and if you get hooked on scotch, then everything else just tastes wrong.
My goal is just to become a better comedian.
I smoke really good cigars, I don't smoke Cuban cigars.
I would never do anything as Un-American as smoke a decent cigar.
From the very beginning I started with a beer and a cigarette because I couldn't figure out what to do with my hands. So usually I have a beer and cigarette and that's what I was doing with my hands because that looked natural and felt good.
If you look at the common denominator of all the comics who have had big success, it's being true to their nature... that's what takes a long time to learn.
Naw, man, I like big, hard, throbbing co- (stunned pause) ...I did not know that about myself.
If you kill someone in Texas, we'll kill ya back.
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The biggest piece of advice that I give young comedians is: If it's your goal to get where I'm at, go do something else. Because you'll never get here. Never. The odds are so bad. Because not only do you have to be a really, really strong comedian but you also have to be lucky. And most people don't get that combination.
I'm definitely guilty of thinking something is funny but thinking the audience won't. Then three years later I will finally try it and it'll kill them. I got to give them more credit.
You can't ride home on a bowl of goat.
You can't fix stupid.
There are a million really good cigars, you gotta really float around cigars.
It's not like being locked into a brand of cigarettes; at least to me it's not.
I have had a front row seat to observe Darren's success over the last few years and never fully knew the keys to his achievement. He has unselfishly revealed his secrets with The Compound Effect so that others can learn from his success. In my eyes, it is more valuable than gold!
You wanna get the truth out of me, get me hammered.
The bulk of my fans are my age, and I'm aging at the same rate they are.
That makes me relevant. They like hearing what I have to say. I work hard at it, but it's addicting, really.
It's something that's really fun to do. It's a family business.
There are two kinds of comics; there are the ones who build bridges, and then there are the people who walk across the bridges as though they built them. The bridge builders are few and far between.
I'd like to start off this show by asking you all a question, cause I don't know the answer. Uh, I lost my sunglasses and yesterday I went to the Sunglass Hut. Here's the question: Why does a pair of sunglasses cost more than a 25-inch color television set? I go to the Sunglass Hut. I see a pair that I like. I don't love them. I don't. I like 'em. $309.
I believe everything creative is somewhat collaborative.
I didn't get where I am today by worryin' about how I'd feel tomorrow.