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Robin Williams is an iconic comedian, actor, and philanthropist. Born in Chicago, Illinois on July 21st 1951 to a Ford Motor Company executive and a housewife-turned-actress. He was the youngest of four children who had early interests in entertaining from his mother’s performing arts career. As an adult he became a household name after reaching fame with Mork & Mindy (1978). Robin Williams is best known for his comedy films like Good Morning Vietnam (1987) as well as dramas such as Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991), Good Will Hunting  (1997) and finally One Hour Photo 2002).
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About Robin Williams

birth of the author

July 21, 1951

death of the author

August 11, 2014

deathcause of the author

Cause Of Death:
Suicide By Hanging

education of the author

Claremont Mckenna College College Of Marin Juilliard School

occupation of the author

Actor, Comedian

date of the author

Years Active:

medium of the author

Stand-Up, Film, Television

genre of the author

Observational Comedy, Improvisational Comedy, Physical Comedy, Political Satire, Self-Deprecation, Surreal Humour


The only weapon we have is comedy. — Robin Williams

My comedy is like emotional hang–gliding. — Robin Williams

Sometimes with a comedy it’s just having the instinct of how real you play it and what level you want it. — Robin Williams

Comedy is there to basically show us we fart, we laugh, to make us realize we still are part animal. — Robin Williams

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Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with personal trauma. — Robin Williams

Comedy is acting out optimism. — Robin Williams

Comedy pays the bills if I can’t find a film. — Robin Williams

The dramas for me allow me to explore more behavioral, deeper psychological things. But the comedies obviously allow me to explore the idea of really working off other people. I’m having more fun doing that. — Robin Williams


I only ever play Vegas one night at a time. — Robin Williams

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See what I mean? You gotta be crazy. Ain’t no time to be sane. — Robin Williams

Death–to blink for an exceptionally long period of time. — Robin Williams

Ah…so many pedestrians, so little time… — Robin Williams


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It’s five o’clock in the morning. You’ve just pissed on a dumpster. It’s Miller time. — Robin Williams

It is hard to find something where you can go off as much as I do in stand–up, but I think stand–up allows me that freedom where you can really go off and have a good time. — Robin Williams

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It’s the same sex all the time. — Robin Williams

I only ever play Vegas one night at a time. It’s a hideous, gaudy place; it may not be the end of the world per se, but you can certainly see it from there. — Robin Williams

I do believe in love; it’s wonderful–especially love third time around, it’s even more precious; it’s kind of amazing. — Robin Williams

One of my favourite actors of all time, although he doesn’t necessarily play villains, is Peter Lorre. — Robin Williams

You could talk about same–sex marriage, but people who have been married (say) ‘It’s the same sex all the time.’ — Robin Williams

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I love to ride my bike, which is great aerobics, but also just a great time for me to think, so it’s like this terrific double bill. — Robin Williams

Time is the best teacher, but unfortunately, it kills all of its students. — Robin Williams

I play a lot of computer games. I love computer graphics. I’ve had Pixar in me for a long time. — Robin Williams

There’s a time for daring and there’s a time for caution, and a wise man understands which is called for. — Robin Williams

Dreams don’t deal in time. Time doesn’t count. — Robin Williams

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On rides you see things that trigger ideas. And most the time it’s just not doing anything but riding … letting it all go. — Robin Williams

I don’t practice anything. I spend time looking over ideas and then just get out and do it. — Robin Williams

Do I perform sometimes in a manic style? Yes. Am I manic all the time? No. Do I get sad? Oh yeah. Does it hit me hard? Oh yeah. — Robin Williams

Texting and driving at the same time is like jerking off and juggling at the same time. Too many balls in the air, if you catch my drift. — Robin Williams

In down times I do things like go for a long bike ride or run. The other thing I’m doing in that quiet time is just observing. — Robin Williams

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When Jonathan Winters died, it was like, ‘Oh, man!’ I knew he was frail, but I always thought he was going to last longer. I knew him as being really funny, but at the same time, he had a dark side. — Robin Williams

See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time. — Robin Williams

With a bike you go from zero to a hundred in terms of mobility. — Robin Williams


I feel like I’m a big human snot. — Robin Williams

I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that. — Robin Williams

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I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel all alone. — Robin Williams

I used food to make myself feel better, but I felt worse when I ate. — Robin Williams

I love running cross–country…You come up a hill and see two deer going, ‘What the hell is he doing?’ On a track I feel like a hamster. — Robin Williams

In America they really do mythologise people when they die. — Robin Williams

When you create you get a little endorphin rush. Why do you think Einstein looked like that? — Robin Williams

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Make your life spectacular, I know I did. — Robin Williams

A human life is just a heartbeat in heaven. — Robin Williams

Our job is improving the quality of life, not just delaying death. — Robin Williams

Please, don’t worry so much. Because in the end, none of us have very long on this Earth. Life is fleeting. — Robin Williams

Self–reliance is the key to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers. — Robin Williams

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Kid, if You Need Booze or Drugs to Enjoy Your Life to the Fullest, You’re Doing It Wrong. — Robin Williams

Seize the day. Make your life extraordinary. — Robin Williams

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Be not afraid of life. Believe that it is worth living, and your belief will help create that fact. William James The — Robin S. Sharma

Sucking the marrow out of life doesn’t mean choking on the bone. — Robin Williams

If you listen real close, you can hear them whisper their legacy to you. Go on, lean in. Listen, you hear it? Carpe diem, seize the day boys, make your lives extraordinary. — Robin Williams

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There’s three things in this world that you need: Respect for all kinds of life, a nice bowel movement on a regular basis, and a navy blazer. — Robin Williams

I was an only child. I did have kind of like a lonely existence. — Robin Williams


Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself. — Robin Williams

I love being backstage, or doing littler things like Blame Canada. — Robin Williams

The Russians love Brooke Shields because her eyebrows remind them of Leonid Brezhnev. — Robin Williams

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The russians love brooke shield because her eyebrows remind Them of leonid brezhnev. — Robin Williams

But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. — Robin Williams

Don’t associate yourself with toxic people. It’s better to be alone and love yourself than surrounded by people that make you hate yourself. — Robin Williams

Gentlemen, haven’t we learned anything from the music of John Lennon? All we need is love. — Robin Williams

I love kids, but they are a tough audience. — Robin Williams

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But if there’s love, dear… those are the ties that bind, and you’ll have a family in your heart, forever. — Robin Williams

You have to break in half to love somebody. — Robin Williams

I love doing live action movies, but there’s a great job in doing animation, especially one with music. — Robin Williams

Is it rude to Twitter during sex? To go ‘omg, omg, wtf, zzz’? Is that rude? — Robin Williams


Women! Can’t live with ’em, can’t live with ’em! — Robin Williams

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I like my wine like my women–ready to pass out. — Robin Williams

Women are incredibly intuitive. If anybody on the planet is going to evolve to the next level, that telekinetic thing, women will. — Robin Williams

Women have so many levels. There’s the physical level, which is a lot of fun. There’s this emotional level, which is extremely mercurial. — Robin Williams

The great thing about marriage is the idea of really getting to know someone. And really getting to know a woman is a life long task. — Robin Williams

Women are wonderful. They’re amazing creatures. You can never learn enough! They’re addicting in the most amazing sense. — Robin Williams

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I was once on a German talk show, and this woman said to me, ‘Mr. Williams, why do you think there is not so much comedy in Germany?’ And I said, ‘Did you ever think you killed all the funny people?’ — Robin Williams

Being a famous print journalist is like being the best–dressed woman on radio. — Robin Williams

If I ever asked you about love, you’d probably quote me a sonnet. But you’ve never looked a woman and been totally vulnerable. — Robin Williams

I was once walking in an airport and a woman came up to me and said, ‘Be zany!’. That’d be like walking up to Baryshikov and going, ‘Plie! Just do a plie! Do it! Do a releve right now! Lift my wife!’ — Robin Williams

Men may have wars, but women have their period. Men go off and kill each other, but women say nasty things, which is even better. — Robin Williams

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If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days. — Robin Williams

If women ran the world there would be no wars. However every 28 days there would be some very intense negotiations. — Robin Williams

A woman would never make a nuclear bomb. They would never make a weapon that kills, no, no. They’d make a weapon that makes you feel bad for a while. — Robin Williams

I had my back waxed once by two women… and at one point they said, Do you mind if we take a break? — Robin Williams

It’s hotter than a snake’s ass in a wagon rut. — Robin Williams


As intellectual as we think we are, you still trip, we still have human foibles, sexuality, all the different things to still make you aware of your humanity. — Robin Williams

My battles with addiction definitely shaped how I am now. They really made me deeply appreciate human contact. And the value of friends and family, how precious that is. — Robin Williams

The human body was designed by a civil engineer. Who else would run a toxic waste pipeline through a recreational area ? — Robin Williams

My children give me a great sense of wonder. Just to see them develop into these extraordinary human beings. — Robin Williams

The human spirit is more powerful than any drug–and that is what needs to be nourished: with work, play, friendship, family. These are the things that matter. — Robin Williams

Change is not popular; we are creatures of habit as human beings. ‘I want it to be the way it was.’ But if you continue the way it was there will be no ‘is.’ — Robin Williams

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