"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."
"A joke is a very serious thing."David Zucker on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."David Zucker 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 Zucker on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."David Zucker 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 Zucker on Henry Ward Beecher
"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!'"
"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."