"I don't really dissect comedy. Nothing kills off humor more than overanalyzing it."
"A joke is a very serious thing."David Steinberg on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."David Steinberg on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."David Steinberg on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."David Steinberg on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."David Steinberg on Henry Ward Beecher
"I used to have a theory actually that, if you've had a good childhood, a good marriage and a little bit of money in the bank, you're going to make a lousy comedian."
"Your relationship with an agent has got to be mutually beneficial. If you can't help their careers, then they're not going to be interested."
"When I started, you didn't make a lot of money by being a comedian. You didn't get a lot of respect."