I didn’t really get comfortable until I got to UCLA, and I had to take an acting course because I was studying theater arts.
Somebody once asked me what my theory of life was, and I said, ‘Don’t try.’ That fits the writing, too. I don’t try; I just type.
It’s almost impossible to be funnier than the people in Washington.
I love to write. I have always loved writing. That was my first love.
When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.
Funny is funny. I dare anyone to look at Tim Conway and Harvey Korman doing the dentist sketch, which is more than 40 years old, and not scream with laughter. – Carol Burnett
My mother was very funny. My dad had a great sense of humor. My grandmother, too. – Carol Burnett
I had always been quiet and studious in school. I was the high school editor of the newspaper. – Carol Burnett