Top 25 Funny Person Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Funny Person Quotes from famous people such as Paula Pell, Maria Shriver, Big Narstie, Sinbad, Benee, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

If you're hired to be a funny person, you have to trust

If you’re hired to be a funny person, you have to trust your judgment but also be open because sometimes you think something’s funny, and the next day you read it and go, ‘Oh, my God.’
Paula Pell
I like to make jokes; I consider myself a funny person. I just think making jokes about people who are in a situation beyond their control is not funny to them or their families.
Maria Shriver
Fans, when they see me, they’re like, ‘Rah, he’s a real funny person,’ but everyone who grew up with me is like, ‘Rah, that’s Fat Tyrone.’
Big Narstie
I was always a funny person. I thought I would play some good ball, and the Harlem Globetrotters would see me, and that would be it – fame.
I’m not a naturally funny person, and I also can’t dance, so I feel like I’m lacking the key things that you need to make a good Tik Tok video.
I’d been involved with stand-up before improv, so I already thought highly of myself as being a funny person. I never thought I wasn’t funny.
Matt Besser
It’s easy to be silly in real life, but making stuff up onstage, that seemed hard. Better to be the funny person off-the-cuff in the room than to risk being unfunny onstage.
Janet Varney
Fake buckteeth make a joke that you don’t have to make any effort on, even if you’re not a funny person.
Dave Itzkoff
You know, I’m just a very boring, not very funny person in person. I don’t feel pressured to be otherwise.
Lorrie Moore
I don’t think I’m a funny person in general. I have had to learn comedy.
Ashton Kutcher
You are not just a funny person or just a journalist. Most people are hybrids of having a smart opinion and a great sense of humor.
Katie Nolan
Everyone who has ever met me for at least five minutes knows I’m a really funny person. I love to laugh and to make people laugh, so writing comedy comes naturally to me.
Simone Elkeles
Everyone thinks Lily Allen is this brash, bold, funny person. It was all just a bit of a facade and bravado.
Lily Allen
I’m a very funny person that doesn’t get the chance to do a lot of comedy, and the same thing with my accents.
Malik Yoba
Honestly, I am a very funny person, and I love making others laugh.
Nikki Tamboli
I’m not a funny person.
Johnny Flynn
I’m not interested in being one of those comedians who wants to look good and be this ‘cool’ funny person. I don’t care how weird or ugly I look.
Chris Lilley
Being a funny person does an awful lot of things to you. You feel that you mustn’t get serious with people. They don’t expect it from you, and they don’t want to see it. You’re not entitled to be serious, you’re a clown.
Fanny Brice
When I was a kid, I never did funny things to get attention. I was never a funny person. I was never, like, ‘Oh, wow. I could say this some day on stage.’
Steven Wright
I actually was class clown, but I don’t know how that happened because I’ve never been considered an outwardly funny person.
Janeane Garofalo
A big part of becoming a funny person was a major defense mechanism. Onstage, especially as a woman, I’ve had to be really tough. The second you show a crack, the audience can literally leave.
Amy Schumer
As a kid, I thought of myself as a funny person who secretly wanted to be serious, but now I think maybe I’m a serious person who secretly wants to be funny.
Noah Baumbach
Mariah is a beautiful and talented person, and I’ve had a crush on her for as long as I can remember. Every day, my respect for Mariah continues to grow higher. She’s a caring, warm and funny person. People have no idea how funny she is! I feel like I’ve always known she was my forever love.
Nick Cannon
I always tell people that to be the funny person in a Steve Martin movie is like getting a call that Keith Moon wants you to play drums on his record. He should be playing drums on his record.
Jason Schwartzman
I’ve been called a funny person for a long time. I don’t know that I know anything about comedic acting.
John Cho