81+ Robin Williams Quotes On Life, Love & Laughter

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Few people have touched as many hearts and minds as Robin Williams. He made an indelible mark on the world in his short but eventful life with his particular brand of humor and humanity. And though he is gone, his legacy lives on through the countless lives he has touched and the words of wisdom he left behind.

Here are  Robin Williams’ most memorable quotes about life, love, laughter, and everything in between:


Inspirational Robin Williams Quotes

Robin Williams was an American actor and comedian who appeared in some of the most beloved films of our time. He was known for his comedic genius and poignant and inspirational quotes. Here are some of Robin Williams’ most memorable quotes:

  • “For a while you get mad, then you get over it”
  • “Comedy is acting out optimism”
  • “I don’t do well with snakes and I can’t dance”
  • “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!'”
  • “There are no rules Just follow your heart”
  • “The only weapon we have is the comedy”
  • “I love kids, but they are a tough audience”
  • “Make your life spectacular I know I did” —Jack
  • “There’s a world out there Open a window, and it’s there”
  • “Cricket is basically baseball on valium”
  • “Reality: What a concept!”
  • “Carpe per diem–seize the check”
  • “Marriage is a triumph of imagination over intelligence”
  • “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world” —Dead Poets Society
  • “I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself” —Dead Poets Society
  • “I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you”
  • “Imagining something is better than remembering something”
  • “Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?”
  • “Nobody takes a picture of something they want to forget”
  • “I’m a very tolerant man, except when it comes to holding a grudge”
  • “Death–to blink for an exceptionally long period of time”
  • “The things we fear the most have already happened to us”
  • “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone It’s not The worst thing in life is end up with people that make you feel all alone”
  • “Our job is improving the quality of life, not just delaying death”
  • “Stop being afraid of getting older With age comes wisdom and confidence”
  • “I do believe in love; it’s wonderful—especially love third time around, it’s even more precious; it’s kind of amazing”


Robin Williams Quotes Be Kind  And Love    Everyone

Robin Williams has been making us laugh for decades. He is one of the most successful comedians of our time and an actor, director, and writer. Throughout his career, he has given us many memorable moments and insights.

But what some people may not know is that Robin Williams is also a source of wisdom. Over the years, he has shared some sage quotes that have resonated with many people. Here are just a few of his most memorable quotes:

  • “Do you think God gets stoned? I think so…look at the platypus”
  • “A human life is just a heartbeat in heaven” —What Dreams May Come
  • “You know the difference between a tornado and divorce in the South? Nothing! Someone’s losing a trailer, number one”
  • “In America, they really do mythologize people when they die”
  • “Good people end up in Hell because they can’t forgive themselves”
  • “There’s no shame in failing The only shame is not giving things your best shot”
  • “When you have a great audience, you can just keep going and finding new things”
  • “Terrible wars have been fought where millions have died for one idea–freedom And it seems that something that means so much to so many people would be worth having”—Bicentennial Man
  • “Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there, the man who when I said I wanted to be an actor, he said, ‘Wonderful Just have a backup profession like welding'”
  • “Divorce is expensive I used to joke they were going to call it ‘all the money’ but they changed it to alimony”
  • “If it’s the Psychic Network why do they need a phone number?”
  • “Change is not popular; we are creatures of habit as human beings ‘I want it to be the way it was’ But if you continue the way it was there will be no ‘is'”
  • “It’s hard when you read an article saying bad things about you It is as if someone is sticking a knife on your heart But I am the harshest critic of my work”
  • “Seize the day Because, believe it or not, each and every one of us in this room is one day going to stop breathing” —Dead Poets Society
  • “Ah, yes, divorce … from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet”
  • “You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to” —Good Will Hunting


Robin Williams Quotes About Life

Williams has always been unique and encourages others to be the same. He believes it’s important to retain your spark of madness and use it to do great things in life. And he is certainly proof that words and ideas can change the world. Thanks to him, we have all been given wonderful quotes to live by.

  • “Self-reliance is the key to a vigorous life A man must look inward to find his own answers”
  • “There is still a lot to learn and there is always great stuff out there Even mistakes can be wonderful”
  • “You don’t know about real loss because it only occurs when you’ve loved something more than you love yourself” —Good Will Hunting
  • “Some are born great Some achieve greatness Some get it as a graduation gift”
  • “If heaven exists, to know that there are laughs, that would be a great thing”
  • “Age makes you more confident When you realize that it’s time now to just do things When there’s not the pressure to perform on some level of expectations, there’s more to just explore”
  • “Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about Be kind Always”
  • “Being in the same room with people and creating something together is a good thing”
  • “On stage you’re free You can say and do things that if you said and did any place else, you’d be arrested”
  • “I try to make sense of things Which is why, I guess, I believe in destiny There must be a reason that I am as I am There must be” —Bicentennial Man
  • “The world is open for play, everything and everybody is mockable in a wonderful way”
  • “You know what music is? God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe; harmonic connection between all living beings, everywhere even the stars” —August Rush
  • “Sometimes you got to specifically go out of your way to get into trouble It’s called fun”
  • “I think it’s great when stories are dark and strange and weirdly personal”
  • “The world is your oyster Never stop trying new things”
  • “We’ve had cloning in the South for years It’s called cousins”
  • “You’re only given a little spark of madness You mustn’t lose it”
  • “Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with personal trauma”
  • “My children give me a great sense of wonder Just to see them develop into these extraordinary human beings”
  • “Being a famous print journalist is like being the best-dressed woman on the radio”
  • “What some folks call impossible is just stuff they haven’t seen before” —What Dreams May Come
  • “There are three things in this world that you need: Respect for all kinds of life, a nice bowel movement on a regular basis, and a navy blazer”
  • “Don’t associate yourself with toxic people It’s better to be alone and love yourself than surrounded by people that make you hate yourself”


Robin Williams Quotes About Laughter

  • “Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose”
  • “You treat a disease, you win, you lose You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome” —Patch Adams
  • “What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong”
  • “Time is the best teacher, unfortunately, it kills all of its students”
  • “To be free Such a thing would be greater than all the magic and all the treasures in all the world” —Aladdin
  • “All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul”
  • “Please, don’t worry so much Because in the end none of us have very long on this earth Life is fleeting And if you’re ever distressed, cast your eyes to the summer sky” —Jack
  • “Goooood Morning, Vietnam!”–Good Morning, Vietnam
  • “Death is nature’s way of saying, ‘Your table is ready'”
  • “Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs”
  • “In England, if you commit a crime, the police don’t have a gun and you don’t have a gun If you commit a crime, the police will say, ‘Stop, or I’ll say stop again'”
  • “People say satire is dead It’s not dead; it’s alive and living in the white house”
  • “Cocaine is God’s way of telling you you’re making too much money”
  • “I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way” —Dead Poets Society
  • “The only reason Mickey Mouse has four fingers is that he can’t pick up a check”
  • “We get to choose who we let in our weird little worlds” —Good Will Hunting
  • “A woman would never make a nuclear bomb They would never make a weapon that kills, no, no They’d make a weapon that makes you feel bad for a while”
  • “Sometimes you can have a whole lifetime in a day and never notice that this is a beautiful as it gets”


Few people in this world can make us laugh and cry equally, but Robin Williams is one of them. A true original, his unique brand of comedy and drama touched the lives of millions. He will be sorely missed.

But Robin Williams was more than just a talented actor and comedian; he was also an inspirational figure. In times of trouble or adversity, his words could always lift our spirits and give us hope. Here are just a few of his most memorable quotes:

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