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    Just remember, we're all in this alone.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: alone 
     
    For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.
    — Lily Tomlin
    I always wanted to be something, but now I see I should have been more specific.
    — Lily Tomlin
    Reality is a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: people  reality  drugs 
     
    No matter how cynical you get, it is impossible to keep up.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: impossible 
     
    If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?
    — Lily Tomlin
    Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: past  forgiveness  giving  hope 
     
    Why is it that when we talk to God we're said to be praying, but when God talks to us we're schizophrenic?
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: god 
     
    I said "Somebody should do something about that." Then I realized I am somebody.
    — Lily Tomlin
    When I was growing up I always wanted to be someone. Now I realize I should have been more specific.
    — Lily Tomlin
    The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: race 
     
    What is reality, anyway? Just a collective hunch.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: reality 
     
    I've always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.
    — Lily Tomlin
    If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question?
    — Lily Tomlin
    You don't really need to get married, but marriage is awfully nice. Everybody I know who got married, they say it really makes a difference. They feel very, very happy about it.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: marriage 
     
    I never officially came out in any kind of really public way. I just always lived very simply and openly, but the press has never made a big fuss about me or said anything to me.
    — Lily Tomlin
    I think my politics are just inclined to be empathetic and humanistic. I grew up with so many different kinds of people with different politics, different religion, no religion, no politics, education, no education, and I was infatuated with all of them.
    — Lily Tomlin
    I grew up in a time when women didn't really do comedy. You had to be homely, overweight, an old maid, all that. You had to play a stereotype, because very attractive women were not supposed to be funny - because it's powerful; it's a threat.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: time  women  funny  comedy 
     
    When I was 9 or 10, I had a ten-cent business: I would walk your dog for a dime, go to the store for a dime, empty your garbage for a dime - and then I could use the money to buy tricks at the magic store.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: magic  dog  money 
     
    Many times I sit back and say, 'I can't believe that this is my life!' Other times, I feel self-satisfied. I mean, there's a lot to be proud and thankful for but, nonetheless, it's just a life!
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: time  believe 
     
    If you read a lot of books, you're considered well-read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well-viewed.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: book  read 
     
    It's my belief we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: belief  language 
     
    Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: world  worries  success 
     
    I always wondered why somebody doesn't do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody.
    — Lily Tomlin
    Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: men  language 
     
    We are all in this together, by ourselves.
    — Lily Tomlin
    My politics are just inclined to be empathetic and humanistic. I grew up with so many different kinds of people with different politics, different religion, no religion, no politics, education, no education, and I was infatuated with all of them.
    — Lily Tomlin
    No matter how cynical you become, it's never enough to keep up.
    — Lily Tomlin
    Sometimes I feel like a figment of my own imagination.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: imagination 
     
    The best mind-altering drug is the truth.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: truth  drugs 
     
    We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: men  believe 
     
    You are what you think ... geez, that's frightening....
    — Lily Tomlin
    Maybe if people started to listen, history would stop repeating itself.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: people 
     
    To me, "sexual freedom" means freedom from having to have sex.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: freedom  sex 
     
    If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well viewed.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: book  read 
     
    For fast-acting relief try slowing down.
    — Lily Tomlin
    I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
    — Lily Tomlin
    It's a more ridiculing, divisive humor today.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: humor 
     
    The start to a better world is the belief that it is possible.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: belief  world 
     
    We are people with lives, not consumers with lifestyles.
    — Lily Tomlin
    tags: people  live  lifestyle 
     
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    lily tomlin
    Birth    : September 1, 1939
    Occupation  : Actress

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