Mel Brooks Quotes

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Born: June 28, 1926, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Director

A lot of music is mathematics. It's balance.
- Mel Brooks

Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.
- Mel Brooks

Everything we do in life is based on fear, especially love.
- Mel Brooks

Humor is just another defense against the universe.
- Mel Brooks

I don't believe in this business of being behind, better to be in front.
- Mel Brooks

I was a soldier in WWII. The last couple of months of the war I was actually in combat.
- Mel Brooks

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
- Mel Brooks

If Shaw and Einstein couldn't beat death, what chance have I got? Practically none.
- Mel Brooks

Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.
- Mel Brooks

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
- Mel Brooks

Well, just being stupid and politically incorrect doesn't work. You can be politically incorrect if you're smart.
- Mel Brooks

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