flip wilson Quotes

The cost of living is going up while the chances of living are going down.
tags: chance living
— Flip Wilson
Things can be funny only when we are in fun. When we're 'dead earnest,' humor is the only thing that is dead.
tags: humor funny fun
— Flip Wilson
I think Mr. Wilson will have to be the rest of the way alone.
tags: alone
— Flip Wilson
Funny is an attitude.
tags: funny attitude
— Flip Wilson
My main point is to be funny; if I can slip a message in there, fine.
— Flip Wilson
My show is my statement. What I have to say is on the screen. My life is my own. I don't want to talk about my private self. Why should I?
tags: self
— Flip Wilson
It's later than it's ever been.
— Flip Wilson
I was number one in the ratings four times last year and twice this season. What could be more damn equal than that? If they get any more equal, I don't want it.
tags: time year
— Flip Wilson
It would be ridiculous for me to say anything negative regarding blacks having an equal opportunity on TV.
tags: opportunities black
— Flip Wilson
Violence is a tool of the ignorant.
tags: violence
— Flip Wilson
When you're hot, you're hot; when you're not, you're not.
— Flip Wilson
My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish.
tags: present memory facts school childhood
— Flip Wilson
The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down.
tags: chance living
— Flip Wilson
The devil made me do it.
tags: devil
— Flip Wilson
Funny is not a color. Being black is only good from the time you get from the curtain to the microphone.
tags: time funny black
— Flip Wilson
Don't order one for the road, because the road is already laid out.
— Flip Wilson
Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
tags: humorous fun missing
— Flip Wilson
You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine.
tags: machine
— Flip Wilson
If I had my whole life to live over again, I don't think I'd have the strength.
tags: live strength
— Flip Wilson
Being a comedian is like being a con man. You have to make 'em like you before you can fool 'em.
tags: men fools
— Flip Wilson
What you see is what you get.
— Flip Wilson
Being your own man does not mean taking advantage of anyone else.
tags: men advantage
— Flip Wilson
With all the trouble black people have, they try to forget on weekends. You've got to be good to make them laugh.
tags: people black
— Flip Wilson
flip wilson
Birth    : December 8, 1933
Death  : November 25, 1998
Occupation  : Comedian