The Best Steve Carell quotes

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When you think of the most successful entrepreneurs, names like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates likely come to mind. But what about lesser-known innovators? This blog post takes a closer look at the life of one such entrepreneur: Steve Carell. Despite humble beginnings, Carell has become one of the most successful comedians in Hollywood. In this post, we’ll explore his early career struggles and highlights, as well as his current ventures.

Here are the most known Being Funny, Love, Life, Comedy quotes from Steve Carell, and much more.


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About Steve Carell

birth of the author

August 16, 1962

college of the author

Alma Mater:
Denison University

occupation of the author

Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director And More.

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I think a character in a comedy should not know they`re in a comedy. โ€” Steve Carell

I’ll do whatever I can do to remain employed. I’m just not precious about doing comedy or doing drama. I never want to do something in order to prove to other people what I can do. โ€” Steve Carell

People know where romantic comedies are going. It’s not brain surgery to figure out the end of a romantic comedy. โ€” Steve Carell

I always feel so pretentious talking about comedy and deconstructing it. It always feels somehow selfโ€“centred to talk about any sort of process. โ€” Steve Carell

i think a character in a comedy should not know they re in a comedy Steve Carell quote

There’s plenty of room for all sorts of movies and all sorts of comedies, so I never saw that as a competitive thing. I think there’s room in the marketplace for everything. โ€” Steve Carell

Taste in comedy, like fashion, changes all the time. โ€” Steve Carell

I’m a fun dad, but I don’t know if I’m the fun, crazy dad. โ€” Steve Carell

I don’t want to, I don’t plan my career based on what I want people to believe I’m capable of doing. So I just take things that I think might be good or might be fun to do or might ultimately entertain. โ€” Steve Carell


Sixโ€“yearโ€“olds are very wrapped up in their own lives, and that’s the way it should be. โ€” Steve Carell

six year olds are very wrapped up in their own lives and that s the way it should be Steve Carell quote

I am happily married, and I think I was lucky that success came a little later in my life. It’s difficult to handle all the attention when you are a young gun. โ€” Steve Carell

For the better part of my adult life, I proudly avoided nerd/nimrod/goober status. I was always just cool enough. โ€” Steve Carell

We are all facing the end one day or another. I say, live a good and prosperous life, make sure your choices count, make them count. โ€” Steve Carell

An office is a place to… live life to the fullest. To the max. To… an office is a place where dreams come true. โ€” Steve Carell

You all took a life here today. The life of the party. โ€” Steve Carell

you all took a life here today the life of the party Steve Carell quote

Even the most selfโ€“confident people, at one point of their lives, felt like outsiders or felt like they weren’t being heard or seen or witnessed in some way. โ€” Steve Carell

Maybe the coolest people are the ones who don’t care about being cool. โ€” Steve Carell


You know, what’s funny to one person is not at all to someone else. โ€” Steve Carell

It’s nice to find people who live on the fringe, finding one another and she’s just unrelentingly funny. โ€” Steve Carell

I think ultimately, when you believe somebody is going through a situation and it’s either awkward or ridiculous, but you believe it, that can be funny. โ€” Steve Carell

you know what s funny to one person is not at all to someone else Steve Carell quote

I think when someone who’s known for doing drama does a comedy but just tries to be funny, that’s a mistake. โ€” Steve Carell

It’s harder when people are playing along, because it’s just not as funny. They’re trying to be funny, and it sort of cancels out the whole joke. โ€” Steve Carell

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My wife is way funnier than I am. As much as I don’t really feel I share a sense of humour with my family, I definitely share one with herโ€“we find the same things funny. โ€” Steve Carell

I don’t think of myself as funnyโ€“I don’t fill up a room with my humor… I would fail miserably as a standโ€“up comedian. โ€” Steve Carell

I’ve always enjoyed watching characters that aren’t aware that they’re doing anything funny. And I think that inherently makes them funnier. โ€” Steve Carell


You’re so in love with your children that you’d do anything for them; that’s not necessarily the best thing. โ€” Steve Carell

Do I want to be feared or loved? That’s a good question. I want both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me. โ€” Steve Carell

I love my wife dearly, and, therefore, I’ve never cooked a meal, romantic or otherwise, for her. โ€” Steve Carell

Anchorman’… is not grounded in anything. There is absolutely no heart to that movie, which I love. โ€” Steve Carell

I think anyone loves to play a character that is either evil to a certain extent or has a real definable character flaw. Those are always really fun, and, I think, funny. โ€” Steve Carell

make friends first make sales second make love third in no particular order Steve Carell quote

I’d love to do Broadway some day. Before I started doing television I was just a primarily a stage actor, but I haven’t done it in a while. โ€” Steve Carell

They say that when you find true love, you know within the first 24 hours. Well with Carol I knew within the first 24 minutes… of the second day that I met her. โ€” Steve Carell

Make friends first, make sales second, make love third. In no particular order. โ€” Steve Carell

Do I need to be liked? Absolutely not. I like to be liked. I enjoy being liked. I have to be liked. But it’s not like a compulsive need to be liked. Like my need to be praised. โ€” Steve Carell

People generally have sex fairly young, and probably younger than they should be having it. โ€” Steve Carell

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