Steve Martin Quotes

Steve Martin Quotes

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.

I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.

Some people have a way with words, and other people...oh, uh, not have way.

I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.

Writer's block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they can have an excuse to drink alcohol.

I understood that as much as I had resisted the outside, as much as I had constricted my life, as much as I had closed and narrowed the channels into me, there were still many takers for the quiet heart.

Boy, those French! They have a different word for everything.

I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.

Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.

I believe in equality. Equality for everybody. No matter how stupid they are or how superior I am to them.

You know that look that women get when they want to have sex? Me neither.

I've got to keep breathing. It'll be my worst business mistake if I don't.

I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.

I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too.

Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke.

Or is it that I think too much?

Be so good they can't ignore you.

she is nearing forty and not so easily forgiven as when her skin bloomed like roses.

It's so beautiful where I am today that it makes me wonder where I am.

You want to know how I think art should be taught to children? Take them to a museum and say, 'This is art, and you can't do it.

Be undeniably good.

Despite a lack of natural ability, I did have the one element necessary to all early creativity: naïveté, that fabulous quality that keeps you from knowing just how unsuited you are for what you are about to do.

Thankfully, perseverance is a great substitute for talent.

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