"I feel most empires fell when they started to act human, but then look at Russia. They kept a pretty strong hand, and they fell from Afghanistan alone because Afghanistan is the graveyard of empires. I guess you just can't sustain it."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Colin Quinn on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Colin Quinn on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Colin Quinn on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Colin Quinn on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Colin Quinn on Marilyn Monroe
"The only people who like to live alone more than comics are priests."
"That's the beauty of being a comedian - it's the one job you're allowed to do that. We're lucky. We're really lucky."
"He is very dry but also very funny... I think people tend to feel odd when I do my act. Unless you are an ironic person, it's not a good place for you to be."
"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."
"Everybody's funny in different ways."
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