"I don't really know a lot of famous people. I've met a lot of famous people. If I ran into Tom Hanks today, I would have to remind him who I was and he would then remember me. But he wouldn't come up to me and say, 'Hi Dave!'"
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."David Zucker on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."David Zucker on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."David Zucker on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."David Zucker on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."David Zucker on Ambrose Bierce
"I think up until the point when we started in the business, which was in the early '70s, most of the humor was political. The smart humor was political satire."
"It's useless to try and make rhyme or reason of it, because one guy thinks one thing and the other guy sees a whole other thing. So I try not to take them too seriously. Lately I have them screened so I only read the positive ones."