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Bill Hicks Quotes About Life, Politics, Marketing, Weapons, Philosophy, Death, Funny & War! Bill Hicks, an American stand-up comedian, and cultural commentator, was one of the twentieth-most century’s significant artists. He was regarded as a master of observational and dark humor. Born in Valdosta, Georgia, on December 16, 1961, he aspired to be Woody Allen and was captivated by spirit at six. Without his parents’ knowledge, he began performing in Houston nightclubs at the tender age of 13.

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Upon arriving in Los Angeles, he rapidly established himself as a regular at Hollywood’s Comedy Store, where he met Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, and Andrew Dice Clay. In his debut as a speaker on “Late Night with David Letterman,” he appeared in front of a live audience. His five-minute stand-up and reckless attitude garnered him acclaim and bookings for more shows. His reputation as an artist was subsequently established with 11 more television appearances.

His debut video, ‘Sane Man,’ was out in 1989. It was a high-octane video, distinguished by his fantastic performance and a terrific sense of humor. In his performance, he dwelt on the absurdity of life while offering a candid look at the human viewpoint on significant issues. In 1991, he went on a tour to the United Kingdom, where he was hailed for his biting comedy based on his observations of society.

He received the Critics’ Award in 1991 at the Edinburgh Festival in the United Kingdom (U.K.). By 1993, Rolling Stone had named him the “Hot Standup Comedian. In a survey done by Channel 4 in April 2010 titled “The Top 100 Stand-Up Comedians of All Time,” Hicks came in at number four. Pancreatic cancer had advanced to his liver by the time he died in Little Rock, Arkansas, on February 26, 1994.

Best Bill Hicks Quotes

1. “I don’t mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that’s how it comes out.” – Bill Hicks

2. “Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously.” – Bill Hicks

3. “It’s always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it’s just hilarious.” – Bill Hicks

4. “We’re supposed to keep evolving. Evolution did not end with us growing opposable thumbs. You do know that right?” – Bill Hicks

5. “I never got along with my dad. Kids used to come up to me and say, ‘My dad can beat up your dad.’ I’d say, ‘Yeah? When?’” – Bill Hicks

6. “The worst kind of non-smokers are the ones that come up to you and cough. That’s pretty fucking cruel, isn’t it? Do you go up to cripples and dance too?” – Bill Hicks

7. “I just have one of those faces. People come up to me and say, ‘What’s wrong?’ Nothing. ‘Well, it takes more energy to frown than it does to smile.’ Yeah, you know it takes more energy to point that out than it does to leave me alone?” – Bill Hicks

8. “It’s great to be here. I thank you. Ah, I’ve been on the road doing comedy for ten years now, so bear with me while I plaster on a fake smile and plow through this shit one more time.” – Bill Hicks

9. “When two or more people agree on an issue, I form on the other side.” – Bill Hicks

10. “There’s no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we’re the imagination of ourselves. Here’s Tom with the weather.” – Bill Hicks

11. “I need my sleep. I need about eight hours a day, and about ten at night.” – Bill Hicks

12. “They lie about marijuana. Tell you pot-smoking makes you unmotivated. Lie! When you’re high, you can do everything you normally do, just as well. You just realize that it’s not worth the fucking effort. There is a difference.” — Bill Hicks

13. “Children are smarter than any of us. Know how I know that? I don’t know one child with a full-time job and children.” — Bill Hicks

14. “If you don’t think drugs have done good things for us, then take all of your records, tapes and CD’s and burn them.” — Bill Hicks

15. “I have never seen two people on pot get in a fight because it is fucking IMPOSSIBLE. “Hey, buddy!” “Hey, what?” “Ummmmmmm….” End of argument.” — Bill Hicks

16. “I loved when Bush came out and said, ‘We are losing the war against drugs.’ You know what that implies? There’s a war being fought, and the people on drugs are winning it.” — Bill Hicks

17. “I can’t watch TV longer than five minutes without praying for nuclear holocaust.” — Bill Hicks

18. “I’m sorry if any of you are Catholic. I’m not sorry if you’re offended, I’m actually just sorry by the fact that you’re Catholic.” — Bill Hicks

19. “Not all drugs are good… Some of them are great.” — Bill Hicks

20. “We all pay for life with death, so everything in between should be free.” – Bill Hicks

21. “Folks, it’s time to evolve. That’s why we’re troubled.” – Bill Hicks

22. “I believe that there is an equality to all humanity. We all suck.” – Bill Hicks

23. “This is where we are at right now, as a whole. No one is left out of the loop. We are experiencing a reality based on a thin veneer of lies and illusions.” – Bill Hicks

24. “The world is like a ride in an amusement park, and when you choose to go on it you think it’s real because that’s how powerful our minds are.” – Bill Hicks

25. “It is, and has been, and will forever be, this world of ours, a fucking joke.” – Bill Hicks

26. “It’s all about money, not freedom. You think you’re free? Try going somewhere without money.” – Bill Hicks

27. “It’s just a ride.” — Bill Hicks

28. “Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.” – Bill Hicks

29. “I smoke to fill the potholes in my soul.” – Bill Hicks

30. “Just a simple choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your doors, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love instead see all of us as one.” – Bill Hicks

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