God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
— Voltaire

Someone who makes you laugh is a comedian. Someone who makes you think and then laugh is a humorist.
George Burns comedian quote

Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and their politicians as jokes.
— Will Rogers

I'm a performer, comedian, entertainer, writer and director.
— William Shatner

The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.
— comedian quotation by Lenny Bruce