"I've always believed that there are funny people everywhere, but they're just not comedians. In fact, some of my best comedic inspirations were not professional entertainers."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Steve Martin on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Steve Martin on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Steve Martin on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Steve Martin on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Steve Martin on Elbert Hubbard
"I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it's easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin' man and the loner."
"Throughout my whole life, as a performer, I've never played with a band. I've always played alone, so I was never required to stay in rhythm or anything. So it was a real different experience for me to start playing with a band. There were so many basic things for me to learn."
"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture."
"What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke."
"I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot."