124+ Wise Robin Williams Quotes To Inspire With Laughter

Robin McLaurin Williams was a lot more than a just a famous actor and comedian, he made a real difference in the world and his good life quotes are truly inspiring! While his life is a reminder that you must take care of your inner self and happiness first, he also brought great joy and wisdom to this world and that will never be forgotten.

If you’re searching for surprisingly inspirational quotes by comedians that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of funniest movie lines, hilarious short jokes, and quotes by Dr Seuss.

Famous Robin Williams Quotes

I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that. – Robin Williams

I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone. – Robin Williams

Our job is improving the quality of life, not just delaying death. – Robin Williams

Stop being afraid of getting older. With age comes wisdom and confidence. – Robin Williams

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. – Robin Williams

I do believe in love; it’s wonderful – especially love third time around, it’s even more precious; it’s kind of amazing. – Robin Williams

Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always. – Robin Williams

There is still a lot to learn and there is always great stuff out there. Even mistakes can be wonderful. – Robin Williams

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. – Robin Williams

What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong. – Robin Williams

Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Some get it as a graduation gift. – Robin Williams

Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself. – Robin Williams

The idea of having a steady job is appealing. – Robin Williams

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Please, don’t worry so much. Because in the end none of us have very long on this earth. Life is fleeting. And if you’re ever distressed, cast your eyes to the summer sky. – Robin Williams

You must strive to find your own voice because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are to find it at all. – Robin Williams

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I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself. – Robin Williams

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“There is still a lot to learn and there is always great stuff out there. Even mistakes can be wonderful.” – Robin Williams

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“I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.” – Robin Williams

“You don’t know about real loss because it only occurs when you’ve loved something more than you love yourself.” – Robin Williams

“I try to make sense of things. Which is why, I guess, I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.” – Robin Williams

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“Imagining something is better than remembering something.” – Robin Williams

“Comedy is acting out optimism.” – Robin Williams

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams

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“For a while you get mad, then you get over it.” – Robin Williams

“Gentlemen, haven’t we learned anything from the music of John Lennon? All we need is love.” – Robin Williams

“I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.” – Robin Williams

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“The only weapon we have is the comedy.” – Robin Williams

“Self-reliance is the key to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers.” – Robin Williams

“For me, comedy starts as a spew, a kind of explosion, and then you sculpt it from there, if at all. It comes out of a deeper, darker side. Maybe it comes from anger, because I’m outraged by cruel absurdities, the hypocrisy that exists everywhere, even within yourself, where it’s hardest to see.” – Robin Williams

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“All you have to do is think one happy thought, and you’ll fly like me.” – Robin Williams

“Nobody takes a picture of something they want to forget.” – Robin Williams

“Divorce is expensive. I used to joke they were going to call it ‘all the money’ but they changed it to alimony.” – Robin Williams

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“You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.” – Robin Williams

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“Seize the day. Because, believe it or not, each and every one of us in this room is one day going to stop breathing.” – Robin Williams

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“The world is open for play, everything and everybody is mockable in a wonderful way.” – Robin Williams

“Death is nature’s way of saying, Your table is ready.” – Robin Williams

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“You have this idea that you’d better keep working otherwise people will forget. And that was dangerous. And then you realize, no, actually if you take a break people might be more interested in you.” – Robin Williams

“Sometimes over things that I did, movies that didn’t turn out very well – you go, ‘Why did you do that?’ But in the end, I can’t regret them because I met amazing people. There was always something that was worth it.” – Robin Williams

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“But only in their dreams can men be truly free. It was always thus and always thus will be.” – Robin Williams

“To be free. Such a thing would be greater than all the magic and all the treasures in all the world.” – Robin Williams

“All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul.” – Robin Williams

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“Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?” – Robin Williams

“I have not thought about it, but when I die, just dance on my grave and water the plants with what you are drinking. Please do not clone me, because after a while your clone is not as bright as you are.” – Robin Williams

“Never say goodbye because saying goodbye means going away, and going away means forgetting.” – Robin Williams

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“Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there, the man who when I said I wanted to be an actor, he said, “Wonderful. Just have a backup profession like welding.” – Robin Williams

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” – Robin Williams

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“I want to do a movie, but it has to be the right movie, whether it’s independent or a studio movie. I’m much more open to being a supporting actor. At the age of 60, I’ll be second fiddle. Fine. I’m happy to do it.” – Robin Williams

“I’m a very tolerant man, except when it comes to holding a grudge.” – Robin Williams

“Time is the best teacher, unfortunately, it kills all of its students.” – Robin Williams

“You’re not perfect, sport. And let me save you the suspense. This girl you met, she isn’t perfect either. But the question is whether or not you’re perfect for each other. That’s the whole deal. That’s what intimacy is all about.” – Robin Williams

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“In England, if you commit a crime, the police don’t have a gun and you don’t have a gun. If you commit a crime, the police will say “Stop, or I’ll say stop again.” – Robin Williams

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.” – Robin Williams

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“There’s no shame in failing. The only shame is not giving things your best shot.” – Robin Williams

“Good people end up in Hell because they can’t forgive themselves.” – Robin Williams

“Sometimes you can have a whole lifetime in a day and never notice that this is a beautiful as it gets.” – Robin Williams

“Performing comedy in San Francisco to begin with is pretty wild. You’ve got to – you’ve got the human game preserve to play off of. And it’s a lot of great characters everywhere. You work off that, and then you play the rooms, and eventually you get to a point where you’re playing a club that is a comedy club, with other comics.” – Robin Williams

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“If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days.” – Robin Williams

“You are a big country. You are the kindest country in the world. You are like a really nice apartment over a meth lab.” – Robin Williams

“When I was growing up they used to say, “Robin, drugs can kill you.” Now that I’m 58 my doctor’s telling me, “Robin, you need drugs to live.” I realize now that my doctor is also a dealer…” – Robin Williams

“Even mistakes can be wonderful.” – Robin Williams

“You know that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming?” – Peter Pan Quotes

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“Crying never helped anybody do anything, okay? You have a problem you face it like a man.” – Robin Williams

“A human life is just a heartbeat in heaven.” – Robin Williams

“When you have a great audience, you can just keep going and finding new things.” – Robin Williams

“I don’t have a college degree and my father didn’t have a college degree, so when my son, Zachary, graduated from college, I said, ‘My boy’s got learnin’!’” – Robin Williams

“Come on now! You kick out the gooks, the next thing you know, you have to kick out the chinks, the spicks, the spooks, the kikes and all that’s going to be left is a couple of brain-dead rednecks.” – Robin Williams

“Make your life spectacular. I know I did.“ – Robin Williams

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“On stage you’re free. You can say and do things that if you said and did any place else, you’d be arrested.” – Robin Williams

“There are no rules. Just follow your heart.” – Robin Williams

“Marriage is a triumph of imagination over intelligence.” – Robin Williams

“What’s wrong with death, sir? What are we so mortally afraid of? Why can’t we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity, and decency, and God forbid, maybe even humor? Death is not the enemy, gentlemen. If we’re going to fight a disease, let’s fight one of the most terrible diseases of all, indifference.” – Robin Williams

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“Do you think God gets stoned? I think so … look at the platypus.” – Robin Williams

“What’s my credibility? Why are they looking to me for advice? Isn’t there someone more qualified?” – Robin Williams

“You’re still young. Being a true loser takes years of inaptitude.” – Robin Williams

“It’s great to play … Who wants to be deeply serious all the time? That would suck, I think. But I’m just now getting to the point where you realize, ‘Wait, you don’t have to play all the time.’ It’s exhausting, and you have to save something for when you come home. [My ex-wife] Marsha gets asked that all the time: ‘He must be really wild at home!’ The truth is that if I were, she wouldn’t be alive. That type of freneticism is insane.” – Robin Williams

“But if there’s love, dear. those are the ties that bind, and you’ll have a family in your heart, forever.” – Robin Williams

“It’s a wonderful feeling when your father becomes not a God but a man to you—when he comes down from the mountain and you see he’s this man with weaknesses. And you love him as this whole being, not as a figurehead.” – Robin Williams

“I loved running, but all of a sudden everything hurt so much. I started cycling when Zelda was born.” – Robin Williams

“I was only a leading man for a minute; now I’m a character actor.” – Robin Williams

“You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome.” – Robin Williams

“I loved school, maybe too much, really. I was summa cum laude in high school. I was driven that way.” – Robin Williams

“Golf is a game where white men can dress up as black pimps and get away with it.” – Robin Williams

“My children give me a great sense of wonder. Just to see them develop into these extraordinary human beings.” – Robin Williams

“I love kids, but they are a tough audience.” – Robin Williams

“I have a difficult time doing an Irish accent; even now, it kind of fades slowly into Scottish.” – Robin Williams

“Being a famous print journalist is like being the best-dressed woman on radio.” – Robin Williams

“Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose.” – Robin Williams

“There’s a world out there. Open a window, and it’s there.” – Robin Williams

“If heaven exists, to know that there are laughs, that would be a great thing.” – Robin Williams

“The Second Amendment says we have the right to bear arms, not to bear artillery.” – Robin Williams

“Sometimes you have to make a movie to make money.” – Robin Williams

“It’s hard when you read an article saying bad things about you. It is as if someone is sticking a knife on your heart. But I am the harshest critic of my work.” – Robin Williams

“People say satire is dead. It’s not dead; it’s alive and living in the White House.” – Robin Williams

“My childhood was really nice. My parents never forced me to do anything; it was always, “If you want to do that, fine.” When I told my father I was going to be an actor, he said, “Fine, but study welding just in case.” – Robin Williams

“The things we fear the most have already happened to us.” – Robin Williams

“If it’s the Psychic Network why do they need a phone number?” – Robin Williams

“Death – to blink for an exceptionally long period of time.” – Robin Williams

Everyone has these two visions when they hold their child for the first time. The first is your child as an adult saying “I want to thank the Nobel Committee for this award”. The other is “You want fries with that?” – Robin Williams

“Ah, yes, divorce … from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet.“ – Robin Williams

There are a lot of good source of wisdom such as Confucius quotes, Bob Marley sayings, and inspirational Alan Watts quotes.

Inspirational Robin Williams Quotes About Happiness

“Carpe per diem – seize the check.” – Robin Williams

“The world is your oyster. Never stop trying new things.” – Robin Williams

“You know the difference between a tornado and divorce in the South? Nothing! Someone’s losing a trailer, number one.” – Robin Williams

“Sometimes you got to specifically go out of your way to get into trouble. It’s called fun.” – Robin Williams

“Age makes you more confident. When you realize that it’s time now to just do things. When there’s not the pressure to perform on some level of expectations, there’s more to just explore.” – Robin Williams

“I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.” – Robin Williams

“There are three things in this world that you need: Respect for all kinds of life, a nice bowel movement on a regular basis, and a navy blazer.” – Robin Williams

“I think it’s great when stories are dark and strange and weirdly personal.” – Robin Williams

“Reality: What a concept!” – Robin Williams

“Being in the same room with people and creating something together is a good thing.” – Robin Williams

“We get to choose who we let in our weird little worlds.” – Robin Williams

“Change is not popular; we are creatures of habit as human beings. “I want it to be the way it was.” But if you continue the way it was there will be no “is.” – Robin Williams

“You know what music is? God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe; harmonic connection between all living beings, everywhere even the stars.” – Robin Williams

“In America, they really do mythologize people when they die.” – Robin Williams

“Stand-up is the place where you can do tings that you could never do in public. Once you step on stage, you’re licensed to do that. It’s an understood relationship. You walk on stage, it’s your job. Then it’s a question of what can you get away with.” – Robin Williams

“What some folks call impossible is just stuff they haven’t seen before.” – Robin Williams

“I don’t do well with snakes and I can’t dance.” – Robin Williams

“Don’t associate yourself with toxic people. It’s better to be alone and love yourself than surrounded by people that make you hate yourself.” – Robin Williams

“You know, some parents, when they’re angry, they get along much better when they don’t live together. They don’t fight all the time, and they can become better people, and much better mummies and daddies for you. And sometimes they get back together. And sometimes they don’t, dear. And if they don’t, don’t blame yourself. Just because they don’t love each other anymore, doesn’t mean that they don’t love you. There are all sorts of different families.” – Robin Williams

“The only reason Mickey Mouse has four fingers is that he can’t pick up a check.” – Robin Williams

“Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with personal trauma.” – Robin Williams

“Terrible wars have been fought where millions have died for one idea – freedom. And it seems that something that means so much to so many people would be worth having.” – Robin Williams

Some Facts About Robin Williams

What was Robin Williams best known for?

He known as an “actor” and “comedian”, although he best known was “Dead Poets Society.”

What did Robin Williams say about being alone?

I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.

How is Robin Williams inspirational?

Robin Williams was a source of inspiration because he is not afraid to speak his mind or even shock people. As both a dramatic actor and a comedian, he didn’t merely play inspirational; he was inspirational.

Did Robin Williams have children?

Yes, he had 3 children: Zelda Williams, Zachary Pym Williams and Cody Alan Williams

Who is Robin Williams married to?

Susan Schneider m. 2011–2014
Marsha Garcesm. 1989–2010
Valerie Velardim. 1978–1988