"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."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Colin Quinn on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Colin Quinn on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Colin Quinn on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Colin Quinn on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Colin Quinn on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"The only people who like to live alone more than comics are priests."
"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."
"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."