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 comedians quote

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.
— Lenny Bruce

The pressure to being a comedian is being funny, but I've given that up, so there is no pressure whatsoever.
— comedians quotation by Gilbert Gottfried