Top Quotes from Brad Garrett

You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness.

Brad Garrett

I’ve always wanted to play a coach in a movie, just to be the captain of anything in the pirate ship of my bathtub.

Brad Garrett

There’s a black man inside of me just trying to make bail.

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People who are bipolar, they kind of latch onto things that are fanatical sometimes.

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It’s all I have left in my life, caffeine and a poodle.

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Humor is healing.

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It’s fun to play people who are flawed.

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My whole life, I’ve been telling jokes.

Brad Garrett

I love strong women, not only in life but in craft.

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I would probably be a teacher if I weren’t a comedian.

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We don’t take care of our teachers and our cops and our firemen. They should be at the top of our list.

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I think we love watching people that are flawed because we’re all flawed.

Brad Garrett

I was very, very large as a kid and never athletic, and my home life was a little upside down and I never felt comfortable.

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But I believe that there are marriages where you can have your pool table and she can have her scrapbooking room or garden or whatever it is. But when everyone has what they want, it’s not funny. There’s no conflict.

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Broadway was without doubt the hardest I ever worked in my life and the highest highs I’ve ever had as an actor. The unadulterated fear was on a level that was hard to explain.

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I believe it’s a real tedious hostage negotiation to have a marriage be what it is.

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I come from the world of improv; I love any show or any vehicle that gives me an opportunity to be in the moment.

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I feel very, very grateful. I’m a lucky guy, you need a lot of luck, and then when the cameras roll, you have to have this group of writers, directors, and actors that just gel, and it seems to literally be happening more and more.

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Actually, I have my own charity that I started that helps supplement families with terminal children.

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I think as any artist you always want to grow; you always want to get better.

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I’m the type of guy that feels pressure when I have to order dinner. I’m just that type of guy but that’s my fuel. I work well with pressure.

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It’s like whether you’re in a huge movie or you’ve just recorded an incredible album you’ve got to do the next thing, and that’s part of being an artist.

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I think I’m better wired for television. I love variety as far as a project. I’m easily bored and the schedule of a television show, it just keeps you going.

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You have a bad day at the office, four people know. You suck in a movie, everyone knows.

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I think you’re born with a comedy gene, and you can’t teach timing, and you can’t teach satire, pathos.

Brad Garrett

You can give a guy a funny line, but you can’t make him say it funny.

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Standup is really the only thing in the entertainment business that you do totally alone.

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I’m totally, totally into old Vegas.

Brad Garrett

Athletics are not my wheelhouse because sports were mean to this uncoordinated kid growing up, a 6-foot-2 14-year-old who never could do a layup.

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I am so fascinated and taken by the Golden Knights.

Brad Garrett

Sports were never my thing.

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In standup, it’s just you. You’re your own writer, your own critic, your own director, and it’s never the same. You really don’t always have it down. Your continue to learn, you continue to risk, and I really love it.

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My act is a little raunchy. When people come to my club, I have to warn them it isn’t Robert from ‘Raymond.’

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I don’t think we’re politically correct when we’re private. I don’t know what ‘politically correct’ means.

Brad Garrett

There’s not a day that goes by where I don’t think, ‘Oh, I’m a lucky pup.’

Brad Garrett

I was a 6-foot-tall 13-year-old who couldn’t play basketball. I moved around all the time as a kid, and at each new school, the coach would say, ‘He’s the great white hope’ – but I couldn’t play ball. So my thing was jokes and characters and making fun of myself and being the 6-foot-9 Jewish guy. That was my way into show business.

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I became a stand-up because that was my survival.

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I’m not big on game shows.

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The night I won the Emmy, I probably cried for three hours on and off.

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I love performing, and it’s important that I do it at my own club, absolutely. It’s good for me. It’s good for business.

Brad Garrett

There is the real person I am, and there is the stage persona.

Brad Garrett

I was a strange kid. I never really fit in; I was never comfortable in my own skin because I was a giant kid with no athletic ability.

Brad Garrett

I’m out about my misogyny. Most men are misogynists, and most women are feminists. I work with a lot of women. They have their finger on the pulse of things. But women do things to other women that men would never do to other men.

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Men and women are like cats and dogs. I’ve learned more about myself from women. My comedy is based on this.

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I’m a large, bombastic type of windbag.

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