Adam Sandler quotes

  • I immediately said yes for one reason and one reason only….Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks,
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Netflix #Reason #Said

  • The only reason I got into stand-up was because my brother told me to. I had no idea what I was going to do with my life. I was 17 and my brother went to a comedy club and he said - you can do that.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Brother #Ideas #Clubs

  • I'm not comfortable being around too many people. I don't like being out in public too much. I don't like going to bars. I don't like doing celebrity stuff. So most of the characters I play are people who don't always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Character #Play #Circles

  • I don't know what drives me to succeed. I know I want to always do the best I can.I guess I was maybe in little league baseball as far as I wanted to be good at that. But school, I certainly wasn't the best at that.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Baseball #School #League

  • Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Making Love #Cracks #Chemistry

  • I think when I bought a house, that's when I thought I felt like that's a grown up thing to do.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Thinking #House

  • I sing seriously to my mom on the phone. To put her to sleep, I have to sing 'Maria' from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Mom #Mother #Sleep

  • I think I'm playing grown up because I have kids now. But I don't feel grown up yet.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Thinking #Feels

  • I do love the films I've done in the past. I work hard in my movies and my friends work hard and we're trying to make people laugh and I'm very proud of that.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Hard Work #Past #People

  • I say things, like every other parent, that reminds you of your own parents. One thing I do know about being a parent, you understand why your father was in a bad mood a lot.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Father #Parent #Bad Mood

  • With the amount of money I have, it's difficult raising children the way I was raised.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Children #Way #Difficult

  • I was a big fan of Kurt Russell growing up and I always wanted to be the modern day Kurt Russell.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Growing Up #Fans #Modern

  • It definitely has learning a lesson about the way you're living your life. I wouldn't compare our movie to that, but it has a structure where it's about a man who doesn't appreciate all that he has and finds out at the end that life has been great and he has to enjoy that.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Life Lesson #Men #Appreciate

  • I wanted to make sure that I did one movie in my career that mothers hug me for.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Mother #Careers #Hug

  • Well I have a microphone and you don't so you will listen to every damn word I have to say!
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Microphones #Wells

  • I'm not making every decision due to my children. But I do hope they never see some movies I'm doing. But I do want to do more family-friendly movies.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Children #Decision #Friendly

  • I shouldn't be near Vegas and have money in my pocket.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Vegas #Las Vegas #Pockets

  • I do feel good doing them [family-friendly movies], but it's not going to be my way of life. I'm a comedian.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Feel Good #Comedian #Friendly

  • Well, we're living in a material world, and I'm a material girl... or boy.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Girl #Boys #World

  • When I was a kid you always heard about the Israeli army and you always heard about this tiny little country and how everyone around them wants them gone, and every time somebody comes after them they take care of business. And so as a Jewish kid you were proud of that.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Country #Kids #Army

  • My comedy is different every time I do it. I don't know what the hell I'm doing.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Different #Comedy #Hell

  • I grew up in a house that liked to be funny. Everybody liked to be funny. My family's been...we've been enjoying each other's comedy for years.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Years #House #Comedy

  • I've always liked older ladies, ever since my mother would have B'nai B'rith at our house.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Mother #House

  • In high school I wanted to be a rock star and was in a lot of bands.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Stars #School #Rocks

  • I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Guy #Comedian #Actors

  • Alright, remember, alcohol equals puke equals smelly mess equals nobody likes you.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Drinking #Alcohol #Likes

  • I've always just had troubles with my family because I'm psychotic. It had nothing to do with that.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Trouble #My Family #Psychotic

  • I have a love in my life. It makes me stronger than anything you can imagine.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Stronger #Imagine

  • When I was kid, yeah, my family, my parents wanted me to marry a Jewish girl because that was what they taught their children, and thought it would be an easier life for me to raise a Jewish kid. And I have a Jewish wife, I have a Jewish kid. They seem pretty happy about it.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Girl #Children #Kids

  • I still get very scared when I step in front of a live audience.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Steps #Scared #Audience

  • When you're shooting a movie you are away from home most of the time. It's an amazing thing that we get to do what we get to do, but you definitely are away from the family more than you'd like to be.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Home #Shooting #Away From Home

  • My kids don't have a trust fund, they have a debt fund.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Debt #Fund

  • The idea of my kids being spoiled, I go to sleep thinking about it. I wake up thinking about. I'm trying to do the right thing. With the amount of money I have, it's difficult to raise children the way I was raised. But I took away the west and north wing of the house for those guys. So, they're not allowed in there.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Children #Sleep #Kids

  • The toughest part is that when your kid's upset, you're upset. You're rocked until they're not upset. Even when they're not upset, you're like, "I hope that doesn't happen, down the line." You're always nervous because you want your kid to be happy.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Upset #Lines

  • I really do enjoy making movies and I try to test myself on occasion with some different stuff.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Trying #Different #Tests

  • Bedtime stories were definitely a big part of my life because I was just so excited my father was talking to me.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Father #Talking #Stories

  • I wish I was a better athlete. That would have been a little cooler, being a great boxer and walking into a room and going: "I can knock everybody out!" That's a good feeling.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Athlete #Feelings #Wish

  • I'm getting older, and it happens. You don't care as much. I don't care about too much anymore. I've got to think about that a little bit.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Thinking #Getting Older #Care

  • We [ with Andy Samberg] knew each other for the last few years, our names are similar, our looks are a little bit similar, and our backgrounds are similar. The Judaism is quite similar.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Years #Names #Looks

  • I don't know what the hell I'm doing; I like what I've been doing. I believe in what I've done in the past and I hope to make a movie that; I hope my kid enjoys the movies I've made and enjoys some of the movies in the future.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Believe #Kids #Past

  • I don't want my kid to hear any of the albums that I've made.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Albums #Want

  • I've got the kid. I feel a little more relief that I don't have to just think about myself too much.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Thinking #Relief

  • I enjoy doing all different types of movies even though I am the most comfortable with comedy.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Different #Comedy #Type

  • I'm sure everyone's got their back story. I don't come from a place of where I was tortured and needed to let something out. I came from a very happy home. I was a little out of control at times. But my family... we all liked to be funny, we all liked to make each other laugh.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Home #Laughing #Stories

  • I'm just looking to make good movies and looking to be as good as I can be in them and that's about it. But I feel much more comfortable doing a comedy, but the fact that I got to try a few dramas, I feel I've tested myself a little bit.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Drama #Good Movie #Trying

  • The difference when you have kids comes up when someone wants to meet you out after 9:30 at night. You consider that giant sacrifice. You're like, "Do I do this? Do I stay out until 10:30 and be angry, all of tomorrow?
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Sacrifice #Night

  • You've just got to give yourself time - that's good advice I think. Give yourself time to figure out what you're good at and what you're not good at.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Thinking #Giving #Advice

  • I don't like being on a horse. That's the only negative of doing a Western. I like the whole get up, and I look great in a hat. But I get tense around horses. So, if they could make a fake horse, then I'd do a Western.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Horse #Fake #Negative

  • Like every other rich asshole, I have a cook and he's in my trailer making food all the time.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Rich #Cooks #Trailers

  • I was a coin collector.I didn't know I was nerdy at the time until I felt my 16-D Mercury Dime that was in uncirculated condition might be a panty dropper, and it turned out not to be. Then I stumbled into skateboarding, which kind of was cooler. But I wasn't aware of what was cool. My dad wasn't around so he couldn't shake me and say, 'Drop the coin collecting bit. It's not where you want to go.' So, that and the spelling bee and the chess, I think I had it figured out for myself.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Dad #Thinking #Skateboarding

  • I still like some of the stuff, skateboarding. Just stupid things.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Stupid #Skateboarding #Stuff

  • I did rocks, all this dumb stuff. But now it's just trying to stay afloat and just get through the days.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Rocks #Dumb #Trying

  • My hobbies are run-on sentences.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Running #Hobbies #Sentences

  • One night I couldn't sleep. It was like 2:00 in the morning. I was thinking, 'What can I do?' I'm watching TV. I'm like, 'Let me do something else.' I'm not going to fall asleep for a few hours. What are my hobbies? There was the masturbation option. I skipped that because just knowing my kids are down the hall I felt psychotic. So, I went with watching more TV. I couldn't come up with anything. I was going, 'God, read a book.' Then I was like this, 'Where do I keep the books?' I've got nothing to do but watch TV.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Morning #Book #Fall

  • I don't want to run around with new people. I feel safer with my friends.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Friendship #Running #People

  • The problem with me, as far as getting married and having a family, is that my comedy is so important to me. So I don't know if I'll ever be as good a dad as my dad.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Dad #Important #Comedy

  • My movies just kind of sneak up on you. I don't have to worry too much about what everybody is going to say. Anyway, I really don't pay attention to what the world says about my movies. I just care about what my buddies think.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Thinking #Worry #Attention

  • I grew up cursing a lot. It felt natural. My parents told me to stop.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Parent #Natural #Cursing

  • In one day, I have times where I'm feeling great, I feel like I love my life, and then 2:30 rolls around and I'm the angriest man alive. My wife sees it.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Men #Love Of My Life #Wife

  • I've been called a moron since I was about four. My father called me a moron. My grandfather said I was a moron. And a lot of times when I'm driving, I hear I'm a moron. I like being a moron.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Father #Four #Driving

  • You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Sleep #Gay #People

  • I don't know who I touch and who I don't. I work hard trying to make people laugh. I try to do the kind of stuff that made me laugh growing up. I don't have any secrets. I don't know the reasons I've been so well received.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Growing Up #Hard Work #People

  • When the kids are laughing in the audience, I tear up, I'm so happy I did a nice thing.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Nice #Kids #Laughing

  • When I was younger and did a stand-up gig, it would take me two weeks to recover. Sometimes I'd get so panicked that I would stutter.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Two #Gigs #Sometimes

  • When I take my kid to school, all the parents stop and stare.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #School #Kids #Parent

  • We just bought this house. It's too big. It's like 400,000 square feet, or something. We got an indoor lake and ski slope in the house! It's just too big.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Lakes #Squares #Gnarly

  • I don't like being out in public too much. I don't like going to bars. I don't like doing celebrity stuff.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Too Much #Bars #Stuff

  • I don't want want to go to jail, I'm fragile.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Funny #Jail #Want

  • He has a 5 year plan... What is it, don't die?
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Funny #Years #Comedy

  • Put on your yarmulkahHere comes HannukahSo much funnukahTo celebrate Hannukah
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Celebrate

  • Paul Newman's half Jewishand Florence Henderson's half, tooPut them together,What a fine looking Jew!
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Together #Florence #Half

  • I'm in a mood, Dave. A bad mood, a very bad mood! I was fired from my ice cream truck job today! No more Fudgicles!
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Jobs #Ice Cream #Bad Mood

  • How do I speak Spanish? Not too well. Paz taught me a few words that, if people weren't nice to me, I could tell them a few things. I got to study with [chef] Thomas Keller, who we all love as a guy and Jim had a relationship with him at [his restaurant] the French Laundry.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Nice #People #Guy

  • If it's something I feel I can do alright, I like being in those, and some that I think Schneider and Spade would be funnier at than me, I tell them to do it. I don't have any clue how we decide. There's this thing, this Click actually, one of my friends called me up, my partner told me about this idea that Steve Koren had. Steve Koren, by the way, the guy who wrote it with Mark O'Keefe, Steve Koren I've known since I was 22. He was a page at Saturday Night Live.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Night #Thinking #Ideas

  • This character feels so much like my brother. He has two children. He has a wife. He works with me. He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants his kids to grow up in the school they started with. He doesn't want them to lose friends. He is his family's hero.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Brother #Children #Growing Up

  • Hanukkah is...the festival of lights, instead of one day of presents, we get eight crazy nights
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Crazy #Night #Eight

  • I've always wanted to do a family movie.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Wanted

  • I read to my kid, but I can't stand reading.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Reading #Kids

  • SNL is a home. You've got all of your brothers and sisters there, and it's a great time.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Brother #Home #Brothers And Sisters

  • When I do stand-up shows at colleges, girls will talk to me after the show, and that always feels good. I like talking to them.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Girl #College #Talking

  • I don't know what drives me to succeed.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Succeed

  • How do I speak Spanish? Not too well.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Speak #Wells

  • I think the reason I don't read is because, when I'm reading, I feel like I'm missing out on something else. You know, What are my friends doing? Where's my girlfriend?
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Girlfriend #Reading #Thinking