125+ 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.

Top 10 Robin Williams Quotes

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


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


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

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


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.


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.

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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.


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.

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


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

Robin Williams Quotes On Life, Laughter & Love

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

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

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

“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.”

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“Imagining something is better than remembering something.”

“Comedy is acting out optimism.”

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

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

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

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

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“The only weapon we have is the comedy.”

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

“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.”

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

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

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

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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.”

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.”

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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.”

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

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

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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.”

“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.”

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

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

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

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

“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.”

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

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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.”

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

“I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself.”

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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.”

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

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

“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.”

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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.”

“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.”

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

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

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

“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.”

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

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

“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…”

“Even mistakes can be wonderful.”

“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.”

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

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

“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.”

“Make your life spectacular. I know I did.“

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“Our job is improving the quality of life, not just delaying death.”

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

“What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong.”

“There are no rules. Just follow your heart.”

“The idea of having a steady job is appealing.”

“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.”

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

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

“Boys, 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.”

“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.”

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

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

“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.”

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

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

“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.”

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

“Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself.”

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

“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.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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.”

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

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

“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.”

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

“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.”

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

“Sometimes you have to make a movie to make money.”

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

“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.”

“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.”

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

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

“Stop being afraid of getting older. With age comes wisdom and confidence.”

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

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?”

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

There are a lot of good source of wisdom such as Confucius quotes, Bob Marley sayings, and quotes by Dr Seuss.

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.”

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

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.

1 thought on “125+ Wise Robin Williams Quotes To Inspire With Laughter”

  1. He was the best at what he did make us laugh and along the way he left us with his words of wisdom. God bless you robin you will live in our hearts forever


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