"If you can get humor and seriousness at the same time, you've created a special little thing, and that's what I'm looking for, because if you get pompous, you lose everything."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Paul Simon on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Paul Simon 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."Paul Simon on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Paul Simon 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."Paul Simon on Henry Ward Beecher
"As long as you have capital punishment there is no guarantee that innocent people won't be put to death."
"Faith is an island in the setting sun, But proof is the bottom line for everyone."
"I would be willing to do almost anything to make Art happy. I care about our friendship. The only thing I won't do is change the essence of my work."
"Having a track record to live up to and the history of successes had become a hindrance. It becomes harder to break out of what people expect you to do."
"I don't consider myself to be a major talent, so the only solace I can take is to hope I'm growing."