You know, the funny thing about Lorne and that show is that, you can go over one million things, but in a business of bean counters, he still likes to laugh at small things and creates a show around it.— Colin Quinn
Tempting Funny Business quotations
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
I don't mean to sound - I don't want it to come out funny, but I don't like show business. I love - I love acting in films. I love it.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
If you see a bandwagon, it's too late.
Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.
You can build a throne with bayonets, but it's difficult to sit on it.
I tried to be normal once. Worst to minutes of my life.
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can put off forever.
When all think alike, then no one is thinking
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
I’ll keep it short and sweet - Family.
Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business.
Human beings can be beautiful. If they are not beautiful it is entirely their own fault. It is what they do to themselves that makes them ugly. The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader. A boss says, Go! A leader says, Let's go!
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
Baseball is too much of a sport to be called a business, and too much of a business to be called a sport.
Everybody does that now. We all take pics... you do the same with holiday photos. You record something to look back on it, even though you’re not really there when you’re taking the picture 'cause you’re too busy recording it; so you retrospectively go to look back on where you weren’t and tell yourself you had a good time.
Let me see if I've got this Santa business straight.
You say he wears a beard, has no discernible source of income and flies to cities all over the world under cover of darkness? You sure this guy isn't laundering illegal drug money?
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.
I really stay busy [in retirement]. I often have to cancel my golf games on the weekends to go play in tennis tournaments.
In the dog-eat-dog economy, the Doberman is boss.
And some people say Jesus wasn't Jewish.
Of COURSE he was Jewish! 30 years old, single, lives with his parents, come on! He works in his father's business, his mom thought he was God's gift, he's Jewish! Give it up!
Instead of complaining about your circumstances, get busy and create some new ones.
Entrepreneurs are willing to work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours a week.
Golf is the most fun you can have with out taking your clothes off.
Money can't buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
I'm not being condescending, I'm too busy thinking about far more important things you wouldn't understand.
Where are the dogs going? you people who pay so little attention ask.
They are going about their business. And they are very punctilious, without wallets, notes, and without briefcases.
What has been happening more lately - of course, I also put in my bio, I say I do the voice of Goliath, but some people go - you know, I say something, and it's a funny thing when you work in this business, people will talk out loud in front of you like you're not there.
Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't want to.
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.
I don't like the beach. I think we have no business at the beach at all, as a species. We don't belong in the sea. The sea is full of things that bite us, sting us, hurt the soles of our feet, and it's extremely cold. When are we gonna take the hint that the things that live in the sea don't like us?
Get the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and the right people in the right seats...
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.
The politicians say 'we' can't afford a tax cut. Maybe we can't afford the politicians.
If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes.
It's funny; it's a real balancing act. In TV, everybody's talking about authenticity. In order to make 'Dirty Jobs' authentic, I really can't be overly informed. The minute I am, I become a host It's a very tricky business paying a tribute to work, because TV is very bad at it.
Trust me, You can dance.
Fear is nature's warning signal to get busy.
Due to budget cutbacks, the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off.
Sometimes I wonder what my grandfather would think of what I do, he spent his whole life in the kebab business, was buried with all his equipment, probably turning in his grave.
I understand small business growth. I was one.
If all the rich people in the world divided up their money among themselves, there wouldn't be enough to go around.