"You learn timing on the road. You learn structure and how to read an audience. You learn so much about the business of laughter that you can't learn on a set, because it's all on you. Sometimes you bomb, and you know not to tell that joke again... You just hope people find the humor in the awkwardness."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Marlon Wayans on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Marlon Wayans 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."Marlon Wayans on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Marlon Wayans 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."Marlon Wayans on Henry Ward Beecher
"Let me tell you, Barack Obama is the most down dude in the world, but he's so smart so articulate, such an amazing speaker such a passionate man. He's humble."
"I'm the most inappropriate dad. I curse in front of my kids and their friends. I let my kids watch R-rated movies. I'll walk by the movie theater and say, 'Let's go see that,' and my kids will say, 'No, it's rated R. It's not appropriate for kids.' I'm like Uncle Dad. We have fun. I don't live with them, but I drive over four days a week."
"If you could cross a lion and a monkey, that's what I'd be, because monkeys are funny and lions are strong."
"I'm good at coming up with wacky characters and funny dialogue."
"Comedy clubs can be brutal. Those people are for real, and if you aren't funny, they aren't laughing. They don't care who you are."