AUTHOR | GEORGE CARLIN



For George Carlin 89 Quotes are available

George Carlin | Stand-up comedian, actor, social critic, author



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George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, actor, and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Carlin and his 'Seven dirty words' comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation, in which a 5–4 decision affirmed the government's power to regulate indecent material on the public airwaves.
He is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comedians: One newspaper called Carlin 'the dean of counterculture comedians.' In 2004, Carlin was placed second on the Comedy Central list of 'Top 10 Comedians of US Audiences' compiled for an April 2004 special. The first of his 14 stand-up comedy specials for HBO was filmed in 1977. From the late 1980s, Carlin's routines focused on sociocultural criticism of American society. He often commented on contemporary political issues


Born: 1937-05-12

Born in: Manhattan, New York, U.S.

Died: 2008-06-22







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It's all bullshit, folks and it's bad for ya.

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Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it.

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I'm happy to tell you there is very little in this w...

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so far, this is the oldest i have ever been

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I'm not a person who thinks they can have it all, bu...

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And off we go, out onto the highway looking for a li...

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The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only ...

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No matter how you care to define it, I do not identi...

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To my way of thinking, there is every bit as much ev...

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I think the warning labels on alcoholic beverages ar...

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And here's something else, another problem you might...

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I think I am, therefore, I am... I think.

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If no one knows when a person is going to die, how c...

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If it’s true that our species is alone in the univer...

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In America, anyone can become president. That's the ...

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Never underestimate the power of stupid people in la...

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Avoid teams at all cost. Keep your circle small. Nev...

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Electricity is really just organized lightning

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I noticed that all the prayers I used to offer to Go...

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There are no bad words. Bad thoughts. Bad intentions...

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