Once you can laugh at your own weaknesses, you can move forward. Comedy breaks down walls. It opens up people. If you're good, you can fill up those openings with something positive. Maybe... combat some of the ugliness in the world.
I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile.
"We can't hold on to our youth, but what you can hang on to is all the things we've been told a zillion times: You have to find the light in your life that you had when you were a little girl or little guy that made you happy."
Men are much simpler mechanisms than women. Nothing changes them... even when they have a midlife crisis, they do it in a mindless way... That's why I think we should let men go off and have affairs and drive fast cars and dream of being virile-- and we should run the world."
In 1977: "Monogamy is impossible these days for both sexes. I don't know anyone who's faithful or wants to be."