"There's a lot of thought in art. People get to talk about important things. There's a lot of sex, you know, in art. There's a lot of naked women and men, and there's intrigue, there's fakery. It's a real microcosm of the larger world."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Steve Martin on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Steve Martin on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Steve Martin on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Steve Martin on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Steve Martin on John Lennon
"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."