A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.

— Steve Martin

The most sensual Steve Martin quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes.

That way, when you do criticize him, you'll be a mile away and have his shoes.

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Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.

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I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.

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Steve Martin quote There's no better feeling in the world t

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

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I believe the United States should allow all foreigners in this country, provided they can speak our native language... Apache.

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Be so good they can't ignore you.

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Relationships end, but they don't end your life.

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Steve Martin quote A day without sunshine is like, you know

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.

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Relationships end, but they don't end your life.

But people do often spending more time finding out about failed relationships than finding successful ones.

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I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.

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I believe Ronald Reagan can make this country what it once was... an Arctic region covered with ice.

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Steve Martin quote Talking about music is like dancing abou

Talking about music is like dancing about architecture

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First the doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me.

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A father carries pictures where his money used to be.

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What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke.

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Steve Martin quote Be so good the can't ignore you!

Be so good the can't ignore you!

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About Steve Martin

Quotes 286 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Comedian
Birthday October 16

All I've ever wanted was an honest week's pay for an honest day's work.

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I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.

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When your hobbies get in the way of your work - that's OK;

but when your hobbies get in the way of themselves... well.

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Steve Martin quote Be so good they can't ignore you

Be so good they can't ignore you

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Some nights, alone, he thinks of her, and some nights, alone, she thinks of him.

Some night these thoughts, separated by miles and time zones, occur at the same objective moment, and Ray and Mirabelle are connected without ever knowing it.

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When I die, now don't think that I'm a nut, don't want no fancy funeral, just one like old King Tut.

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I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.

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Steve Martin quote Be so good they cant ignore you.

Be so good they cant ignore you.

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Chaos in the midst of chaos isn't funny, but chaos in the midst of order is.

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Acting is collaborative because you are working with another actor, and it's almost like a two-man juggling team. You have to really be in sync.

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If you've got a dollar and you spend 29 cents on a loaf of bread, you've got 71 cents left; But if you've got seventeen grand and you spend 29 cents on a loaf of bread, you've still got seventeen grand. There's a math lesson for you.

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Despite a lack of natural ability, I did have the one element necessary to all early creativity: naïveté, that fabulous quality that keeps you from knowing just how unsuited you are for what you are about to do.

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Don't have sex man. It leads to kissing and pretty soon you have to start talking to them.

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Boy, those French: they have a different word for everything!

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It's not the size of the nose that matters, it's what's inside that counts.

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The banjo is such a happy instrument--you can't play a sad song on the banjo - it always comes out so cheerful.

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Through the years, I have learned there is no harm in charging oneself up with delusions between moments of valid inspiration.

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Writer's block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they can have an excuse to drink alcohol.

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Well, excuuuuuse me!!!!

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...a young man, Jamaican, perhaps, his head circled in a scarf with sunbleached dreadlocks on piled on top, looking like a plate of soft-shell crabs.

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You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies.

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I was always very shy but as I get older I think, What am I being shy for? You just grow weary of your own hang-ups.

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... you're nuts but you're welcome here.

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I used to think a wedding was a simple affair.

Boy and girl meet, they fall in love, he buys a ring, she buys a dress, they say I do. I was wrong. That's getting married. A wedding is an entirely different proposition.

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She tried to get even with him through psychological warfare but couldn't, because he didn't care.

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Anyone who's ever worked with Meryl Streep always says the same thing: can that woman act! And what's with all the Hitler memorabilia?

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I'm not trying to be a big shot or anything like that, but I get my drinks half price.

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The conscious mind is the editor, and the subconscious mind is the writer.

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I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too.

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introductions are hard to come by when your natural state is shyness

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You know when you're telling these little stories? Here's a good idea: have a point. It makes it so much more interesting for the listener!

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When someone less capable is ahead of me, I am not pleased. It makes me insane.

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There is one thing I would break up over, and that is if she caught me with another woman. I won't stand for that.

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Comedy may be big business but it isn't pretty.

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...it is not the big events that hurt the most but rather the smallest questionable shift in tone at the end of a spoken word that can plow most deeply into the heart.

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A celebrity is any well-known TV or movie star who looks like he spends more than two hours working on his hair.

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I can't smell moth balls, I find it too difficult to get their tiny legs apart

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So she viewed time spent in the land of the normal as an investigation into the world of marriage-worthy men, even if she was unsure about her own interest in marriage. There must be one solid citizen who also had a spark of life, a sense of humor and adventure.

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I'm not a human being. I'm despicable and disgusting - but that's where the money is.

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