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Martin Short Quotes

Martin Short Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Martin Short
Type:
Actor
Nationality:
American
Birth day:
Birth year:

  • 1
    All these things that enter your head are assignments. You write them up and then throw them out there and if someone wants to do it, your assignment is done. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 2
    All you're trying to do in an improvisation is get as much material as possible for the editing room. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 3
    Being the youngest of five, you're adored, you're fueled with confidence. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 4
    David Lynch and I almost made a movie together in the late '80s. We had lots of dinners and lunches. He's a very cool, hip guy. This film, let's face it, is like an homage to him, I would imagine he'd find it funny. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 5
    I always do my life around the school year. Around the middle of June, the kids are out of school and we go up to our cottage in Canada. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 6
    I hate to lull the audience into letting them think that something is something. It's always fun to defy expectations. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 7
    I have a kind of objective luxury about my career. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 8
    I have sometimes imagined my own death and brought myself to tears. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 9
    I know if I were to drop dead now, people would probably write nice things in the obit. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 10
    I pretend I'm one of the royal family when I'm in a hotel and that the hotel belongs to me - it is a palace. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 11
    I think I'm funny because my family, my siblings were funny. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 12
    I've done lots of improv things but not a whole movie. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 13
    My mother was the concert master of the symphony. Absurdity and eccentricity were not criticized. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 14
    No one is any one thing. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 15
    People do think I'm Jewish. But we're Irish Catholic. My father had a brogue. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 16
    Someone once asked me what was the weirdest question I was ever asked. And I was stymied. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 17
    Sometimes people get passionate about the obscure jokes. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 18
    What I learned, a little too late, was that the 'traditional' Martin Short target viewer weighs under 300 pounds. Unfortunately, I was on during daytime. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 19
    What's great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It's not about the gloss of your eyebrows. Martin_ShortMartin Short
  • 20
    You go through publicists because it's easy for a publicist to say to another publicist, "No". Martin_ShortMartin Short