"If we had 3 million exhibitionists and only one voyeur, nobody could make any money."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Albert Brooks on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Albert Brooks on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Albert Brooks on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Albert Brooks on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Albert Brooks on Mark Twain
"I think anger and laughter are very close to each other, when you think about it."
"All improv turns into anger. All comedy improv basically turns into anger, because that's all people know how to do when they're improvising. If you notice shows that are improvising are generally people yelling at each other."
"I'd still like to see 'Survivor' minus the planned show-biz parts. That would be the purest form of show business - I want to see someone so hungry that they eat somebody else's foot."
"Movies are an expensive business."
"Even though my father was a radio comedian, it wasn't cool to say, at a young age, 'I want to be a comedian.'"