110+ Seth Rogen Quotes (Humorous, Raunchy And Satirical)
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- I grew up in Vancouver, man. That's where more than half of my style comes from.
- Please don't wear skinny jeans if you don't have skinny genes.
- Claiming that someone's marriage is against your religion is like being angry at someone for eating a donut because you're on a diet.
- I don't think all of my ideas are good. It's almost easier when people are critical of you because it helps with the quality control.
- My mom drives me crazy sometimes, but I have a good relationship with her.
- After every single take, I laugh. It's my own awkwardness and discomfort about being an actor.
- People constantly make pop-culture references. That's why it's called popular culture, because people are aware of it and reference it constantly.
- To me it's a mystery that you can show the horrific things in the movies, but not some sexual stuff which everyone does.
- I met Evan Goldberg at bar-mitzvah class. It was called tallis and tefillin.
- For a Jewish mother, having a country wage war on your son is the worst. If Kim Jong-un only knew what he was doing to my mother!
Seth Rogen Short Quotes
- Shutting people down creatively often doesn't get the best performance out of them.
- Uh, stay fat people - That's my motto. It's no picnic!
- You don't have to put dresses in a movie to make girls like it.
- I am lazy, but for some reason, I am so paranoid that I end up working hard.
- I did karate for a really long time, almost 10 years when I was younger.
- Like Toy Story, the joke is all about exploring the secret world of these various everyday objects.
- In "Superbad," I carry a gun, but I didn't get to shoot it that much.
- I would only date a 15 year old high school girl.
- I watch a lot of TV. I love nothing more than having a good TV show on DVD, to just plow through.
- I liked actions movies. Jean-Claude Van Damme was a major influence on me at that point in my life.
Seth Rogen Famous Quotes And Sayings
For me and my wife...the easiest part of my life is my marriage. Like if everything was as smooth and easy and fun as my relationship with my wife then I would have a much easier time getting through the day. We really get along and we like the same stuff. — Seth Rogen
It's definitely not true what they say about women wanting a guy with a sense of humour. What women mean is that they want a guy with a sense of humour who is really handsome. If a girl had a choice between Brad Pitt or me, she'd pick Brad Pitt. And I'm a lot funnier than he is. — Seth Rogen
There was, like, a week straight of shooting, where, like, all I did was shoot a machine gun. And I hate to - every - it went against all my Jewish and Canadian instincts, but I enjoyed every second of it. — Seth Rogen
The scene with Danny [McBride] and the cake and all of that [in the Pineapple Express], most of that is improvised, I would say. But you would never know, to me anyway, and that's what is always amazing. — Seth Rogen
Alzheimer's is a family disease...It requires countless hours of care, which are typically provided by family caregivers...Wi thout professional help, it can be impossible to juggle providing that care with jobs, raising kids or just time for yourself. — Seth Rogen
Basically, we [me and Evan Goldberg] started thinking about making a movie that was kind of a weed movie and action movie and had a real kind of friendship story to it, then that would be our favorite movie [Pineapple Express] ever. — Seth Rogen
I hadn't done a comedy for a while. I had directed a very low budget movie called The Ape and it was playing at a festival in Austin. Judd [Apatow] was there and he came and saw it and it's kind of funny. — Seth Rogen
Some of my friends would lie to girls to get them, or do things that - you know, they would cheat on girls. I was just never in the realm of what, you know, what's instilled to me, you know? Yeah, I mean, my mom's a social worker, for God's sakes. — Seth Rogen
I think around that time I met David [Gordon Green] or, well, we all met at Superbad and Judd [Apatow] said, 'I'm thinking about having him direct [ Knocked Up].' Sounded like a good idea. — Seth Rogen
I've never really had a real job. When I was young doing stand-up, I'd get 50 bucks a week here or 100 bucks a week there. You know, sometimes for headlining one of the rooms, or MC-ing, or something like that. So yeah, I've never had like a normal job. — Seth Rogen
I'm intimidated anytime I work with someone who's directly outside my very insulated group of friends. — Seth Rogen
We live in a world where in the movie you can disembowel someone in a youth hostel in Romania, but you can't show people having sex. I think it's weird. — Seth Rogen
In my sick brain, gruesome violence and comedy go as hand-to-hand together as anything else in the world. — Seth Rogen
I read the script [ of 'Steve Jobs' movie ], and it was very, very good. I wasn't sure they would want me to be in the movie, but I auditioned for it. Which I hadn't done in a few years. But I had auditioned in the previous few years for another movie that I did not get the part. And so my track record wasn't good. But I really wanted to audition because I was worried that I was going to blow it, and I wanted it to be on them for choosing me. — Seth Rogen
The original idea [ of the Pineapple Express] came from Judd [Apatow] actually. He just kind of had the loose notion of like, 'What about a weed action movie?'. — Seth Rogen
There was a year straight where every weekend, I went to at least one bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah, and we would all go, and it was a lot of fun. We sneak some beer; we'd hang out; we would try to get with girls and not. And usually we'd just end up hanging out together alone. — Seth Rogen
To me, when there's movies that are about, you know, guys named Hell Boy, and you know, the issue that they have with our movie that she doesn't get an abortion, I mean, I think there's greater suspensions of disbelief. — Seth Rogen
Just always be extremely respectful, was something that was drilled into me, which I think probably prevented me from having sex for a good seven years longer than it should have. — Seth Rogen
I feel much more comfortable as a writer than an actor. I feel like I am a much better writer than I am an actor. — Seth Rogen
Years and years of talking and writing versions of the script [Sausage Party] and looking at various versions of the animations - I mean, it's really a lot of workshopping and trying different things, and using the cast to try different voices and characters. And that's the good thing about animation. Because it takes so long, it allows you to explore in a way that you can't in live-action movies. — Seth Rogen
Honestly, it's really hard improvising and it's really stressful and humiliating at times. You're taking really big swings that potentially are eating up a lot of people's time and resources at set in your attempt to discover something funny. — Seth Rogen
I was pretty young. I guess I was in high school, so I was probably 13 years old. It was crazy. I remember it very vividly. I remember - it was actually kind of horrifying, because one of my friends - we smoked out of a bong, and one of my friends - this was so stupid - he didn't want to bring - it was after school on a Friday, and he didn't - we smoked weed in this park called the Ravine that was across the street from my high school. — Seth Rogen
There's something you can get away with when you know you're only going to be on one season. There's no sense of, "We should save that." It's just like, "Use that! Get it out there now. They could shut us down any second!" — Seth Rogen
The current Babe Ruth of improv? Sacha Baron Cohen. He's pretty amazing. — Seth Rogen
It's the weirdest thing. Evan [Goldberg] was just telling me how weird it is that we won't be working on Sausage Party, to which I said, "Hopefully, we'll be working on Sausage Party 2." It was almost ten years ago when we came up with the idea. — Seth Rogen
I've never had something - like, you know, drunk people have tried to do that to me, and I instantly shut it off. I say, don't to this, dude; you'll feel terrible about this later. It'll be - I'll bring it up all the time; I'll make fun of you. Just save yourself the embarrassment and don't do it. — Seth Rogen
I work under the assumption that, generally speaking, my taste and the taste of the Oscar voters are not one in the same. — Seth Rogen
The biggest challenge [making Pineapple Express] was that we had a comedy budget. We really got excited the more we got into the development of it about blowing stuff up and having shoot outs. That stuff costs money. — Seth Rogen
When it came to, like, appropriate behavior towards one another, it was - I was well-versed. — Seth Rogen
I feel no sympathy for my food. — Seth Rogen
Most people I work with are older than me and the main thing I've learnt is that everyone is a dumb as an 18-year-old. — Seth Rogen
We were really fortunate to work [on Pineapple Express] with a studio that was really supportive of these guys. It was before Superbad and Knocked Up had even come out, but everyone just felt really great about them and the energy surrounding Seth [Rogen] and Evan [Goldberg] and Judd [Apatow] - all of these guys - and the idea of getting Franco back into comedy as well. — Seth Rogen
[I like] Die Hard and Paul Verhoeven movies. S - t like that. — Seth Rogen
I knew I just loved comedy, and I think it was my parents who initially brought up the notion of me trying to do stand-up. I think I actually tried writing jokes just at home, just kind of sitting around. But it seemed like a very real way to step into the world of comedy. — Seth Rogen
We started when we're around 13 writing it - maybe 14. I'm a little older than Evan Goldberg is, like, only like six months. But like, I would say, like, the general structure of the movie, like, the series of events is very similar to what it was when we first wrote it. — Seth Rogen
I mean, I love Comic-Con. — Seth Rogen
When I was 13 and 14, there were a lot of jokes about my bar mitzvah and my grandparents, and then when I got older, it became more about touching boobs and trying to get liquor, you know? I kind of ran the gamut of infantile behavior... And I haven't moved one step forward since. — Seth Rogen
Maybe it's just L.A., but [high school girls] look like men, like they would have kids and s - t. — Seth Rogen
Every time I improvise I'm aware that I could be ruining what it is that we're doing and we'll just have to do it again. — Seth Rogen
It always seems crazy to tell people what to expect. That never works! So, I don't know what to say, other than that they can expect me. — Seth Rogen
Good comedy doesn't have to be a comedy idea. — Seth Rogen
We just kind of wanted to play with these iconic moments of action. There's a really small one that always makes me laugh really hard, where there's a big shootout at the end, and the moment my gun runs out of bullets, I turn and there's just another gun sitting there, and I'm, like, oh, nice. — Seth Rogen
I remember, when I was an up-and-coming comic, how annoyed I would be when the famous guys would show up and just take everyone's spots. — Seth Rogen
Americans whisper the word Alzheimer's because their government whispers the word Alzheimer's. And although a whisper is better than the silence that the Alzheimer's community has been facing for decades, it's still not enough. It needs to be yelled and screamed to the point that it finally gets the attention and the funding that it deserves and needs. — Seth Rogen
There's just nothing funnier than, like, a guy awkwardly explaining to another guy that he's hurt his feelings, and then later, awkwardly, you know, forgiving him for doing that. — Seth Rogen
People don't usually wanna kill me for one of my movies until after they've paid 12 bucks for it. — Seth Rogen
[ I watched ] Spicoli in Fast Times, which isn't exactly a stoner movie, or The Big Lebowski, which I think is more than a stoner movie or Brad Pitt in True Romance. — Seth Rogen
I don't weigh myself. — Seth Rogen
As soon as I realized you could be funny as a job, that was the job I wanted. — Seth Rogen
Those are the movies that we [with Evan Goldberg] always wanted to make. Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, the kind of movies where violence and comedy and characters kind of work together really well. — Seth Rogen
One of the big things that we wanted to do was trying to kick out a car window as you're driving after it's been shattered obstructing your view. I mean, that's - I can't count how many movies I've seen that in, and we just thought, you know, like, it could be funny if it just kind of goes wrong and this foot just kind of punctures through the window and gets stuck. — Seth Rogen
I'm a complete coward in real life. — Seth Rogen
When we grew up in Vancouver our friends were - I don't know if I'd say callous, but we had a very, you know, harsh relationship with one another; we'd constantly make fun of each other. — Seth Rogen
Sometimes what you lose in the time it takes to let an actor do something that you don't like as a director, you gain in not shutting them down creatively by telling them their idea sucks. — Seth Rogen
I watched a lot of pot movies before we did this [Pineapple Express]. My favorites were always the characters in movies that weren't necessarily in stoner movies. — Seth Rogen
I eat well, and I exercise. — Seth Rogen
You want to create an environment where we're fostering ideas, not rejecting them. — Seth Rogen
I do believe in monsters oddly enough. I think they're under my bed. But aliens are ridiculous; monsters I think are real completely though. — Seth Rogen
I always thought realistic was a better way to explain things that were "dramedies" because life is like that. It's funny, it's dramatic and to me that's how I see it. — Seth Rogen
They [Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg] thought of this brilliant pot, or whatever, movie [Pineapple Express], an action movie and I guess they figured in a small role for a blonde. And they say that I did my part well. I added tears to the movie. — Seth Rogen
If there was any drug that was to symbolize the people that ate our heroes, it seems like bath salts was a good idea. It's also a drug that, I think, is still funny to a lot of people. — Seth Rogen
To me, what separates a funny movie from a good movie is something personal. — Seth Rogen
I was, like, a brown belt, which is pretty good. I entered a tournament once, and I punched the guy in the throat and got disqualified. I realized - I don't know if you're familiar with "Karate Kid," but the bad guys in that are called Cobra Kai, and they're, like, the evil karate guys. And then when I went to the tournament, I realized that's what we were; we were like the Cobra Kai of the Jewish karate community. — Seth Rogen
I go to the theater, all the time. I'm not one of these secret movie, watch a 35mm print in my living the weekend it comes out guys. I'm not Jon Bon Jovi. I go to the Arclight, like a regular asshole. — Seth Rogen
Vegans are murderers, just like everyone else. — Seth Rogen
I'd moved to L.A., and everyone's actors here and writers, they were like super emotional and super in touch with their feelings, and it seemed like every two weeks one of my friend just coming to me and, like, you hurt my feelings the other day, dude. — Seth Rogen
To me, always just - that scene is, like, so convenient. They never run out of bullets in action movies, unless it's at the most dramatic time possible. — Seth Rogen
I'm used to really struggling and facing a hard time to get things going, until I'm comfortable at all with them. — Seth Rogen
We don't often have the luxury of time [in Steve Jobs movie ]to have these conversations where you just literally get to sit around for day and days and analyze every line of dialogue. — Seth Rogen
When I was a little kid, I used to say, "I would rather host the Oscars than win an Oscar." To me, that seemed like the more appealing, fun gig. — Seth Rogen
I feel like if I won an award and I was giving my speech and the music started, that's all I'd remember, the humiliation I felt when the music started. It would mar the entire experience for me. — Seth Rogen
The good thing about L.A. is that there's always someone more famous 100 yards away from me. — Seth Rogen
I know most people don't like their jobs very much and don't get a lot of personal satisfaction from their jobs. That's something that I really do get a lot of. — Seth Rogen
Really, if I'm honest, sci-fi is where my sensibility instinctively goes - I'm a big comic-book fan. — Seth Rogen
I don't smoke weed on set all day. I just want to say that, you know, not all day. After lunch you get tired. What can you do? To me, the fact that a character smokes weed isn't really what I hang my hat on necessarily. — Seth Rogen
Steve Wozniak literally one of the sweetest guys. And that was kind of the thing I had to reconcile: how do I try to do this guy's sweetness justice in some capacity when most of the things I'm doing in the movie are pretty confrontational, and pretty argumentative. — Seth Rogen
It was really fun [on set of the Pineapple Express]. I mean, how could I not have fun? It was exactly what you think it would be. — Seth Rogen
I guess it's a kind of a goal for any actor to be the lead of a movie. Not for ego reasons, but because it is creatively the biggest challenge. — Seth Rogen
You can actually improvise a lot as a voice actor. It's not that entirely different than shooting a live action movie; the characters mouths are quite easy to manipulate once all the information is built into the computer. So you can improvise a lot and it doesn't matter really how far along they are in the process they can really just make the character say something different. — Seth Rogen
It's just kind of seemed like a funny way to explore action movies, I guess. I mean, I'm a big fan of them always. It's always people who are very equipped to deal with the situations that they're thrown in. So, the notion just seemed funny, because it's, like, basically stoners are kind of the last guys in the world who are equipped to deal with that. And the humor possibilities just seemed somewhat endless. — Seth Rogen
I don't even have a stalker. I'm just not the guy that people stalk. — Seth Rogen
People make fun of what I'm eating because they can tell I hate it. They know I am not happy eating healthy food. I look miserable - I look like I would rather be eating something else. — Seth Rogen
Luckily, due to my own ego, probably, I'm always quicker to blame other people. — Seth Rogen
I don't think that any scene [in Pineapple Express] is word for word how you'd find it in the script. Some of it was much more loose than others. The last scene with me, Danny [McBride] and James [Franko] in the diner - there was never even a script for that scene. Usually we write something, but for that scene we literally wrote nothing. — Seth Rogen
Are we gonna just make movies about trying to get laid over and over again or focus on something that's more relevant? — Seth Rogen
For me to act natural and real but also try to be funny while doing that is hard. — Seth Rogen
It's important to see your parents as individuals. As a son or as a daughter you don't stop and think that your parents might have their own expectations, dreams or disappointments. — Seth Rogen
It's not dying you need to be afraid of, it's never having lived in the first place. — Seth Rogen
Making [Pineapple Express] was a blast. I'd kind of gotten to the point professionally where I was pretty emotionally exhausted from making dramatic films. — Seth Rogen
If you take a tube TV to a donation center, they won't accept it. — Seth Rogen
Steve Wozniak admittedly would never like say the things he said to Steve Jobs [in the movie] in the context that he said them. — Seth Rogen
This s - t [smoked on scenes] called Wizard Smoke. I didn't like it. [James] Franco didn't have that hard of a time with it. Franco will smoke anything. — Seth Rogen
Life Lessons by Seth Rogen
- Seth Rogen has taught us that it's important to be confident in yourself and your own unique sense of humor.
- He has also shown us that it's okay to take risks and push boundaries in comedy, as long as you're willing to accept the consequences.
- Lastly, Seth Rogen has demonstrated that it's possible to be successful and make a living out of comedy, even if you don't fit into the traditional mold of a comedian.
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