"As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy."
"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else you are the one who gets burned."Shelley Berman on Buddha
"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy."Shelley Berman on Aristotle
"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."Shelley Berman on Mark Twain
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."Shelley Berman on Albert Einstein
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."Shelley Berman on Maya Angelou
"The old problems - love, money, security, status, health, etc. - are still here to plague us or please us."
"I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic."
"While you're improvising, you may come up with something which will break him up. As soon as that smile comes out, you know that, hey, we're having fun."