"If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Mel Brooks on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Mel Brooks on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Mel Brooks on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Mel Brooks on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Mel Brooks on Lawrence Welk
"I don't believe in this business of being behind, better to be in front."
"Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive."
"If Shaw and Einstein couldn't beat death, what chance have I got? Practically none."
"Everything we do in life is based on fear, especially love."
"Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die."