10 Great George Carlin Quotes


George Carlin was one of the best comedians of our time.  In between his bits that made some people cringe at his use of language, he educated a world of people with insight and wisdom in a colorful way.  His “Modern Man” routine is the greatest bit on wordplay I’ve ever seen:

Here are 10 Great George Carlin Quotes to get inspired:

  1. “Just when I discovered the meaning of life, they changed it.”
  2. “Ever notice that anyone going slower than you is an idiot, but anyone going faster is a maniac?”
  3. “I think it’s the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.”
  4. “‘One thing leads to another?’ Not always. Sometimes one thing leads to the same thing. Ask an addict.”
  5. “Property is theft. Nobody ‘owns’ anything. When you die, it all stays here.”
  6. “Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.”
  7. “Most people with low self-esteem have earned it.”
  8. “Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn’t mean the circus has left town.”
  9. “Some people see things that are and ask, ‘Why?’ Some people dream of things that never were and ask, ‘Why not?’ Some people have to go to work and don’t have time for all that.”
  10. “The status quo sucks.”

For even more great quotes, check out 101 Greatest George Carlin Quotes.

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