Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it.0
The 'what should be' never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no 'what should be,' there is only what is.0
Ich bin kein Comedian. Und ich bin nicht krank. Die Welt ist krank und ich bin der Arzt. Der Chirurg mit dem Skalpel, mit dem er alles Schlechte heraus schneidet.
I'm not a comedian. And I'm not sick. The world is sick, and I'm the doctor. I'm a surgeon with a scalpel for false values.0
All my humor is based on destruction and despair. If the whole world were tranquil, without disease and violence, I'd be standing in the bread line - right in back of J. Edgar Hoover.0