Jason Mantzoukas quotes

  • There are the class clowns that are disruptive and the kids laugh and you earn the teacher's disdain, I was the kind of class clown that also cracked the teacher up. I was funny in a way that was not dissing the teacher; I was funny just to be funny.
    -- Jason Mantzoukas

    #Teacher #Kids #Class

  • A good comedy with a purpose behind it is exhilarating.
    -- Jason Mantzoukas

    #Purpose #Comedy #Behinds

  • When I was a child, I was referred to as the Danny Kaye of the family, because I was always impersonating and mimicking people. I was a song and dance man.
    -- Jason Mantzoukas

    #Song #Children #Men

  • If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.

  • The teacher that I was for decades, and that I still am in a certain way, wondered what was meant by the word education. I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing with such an essential and extensive subject.

  • When teachers doubt your potential, show them how wrong they truly are.

  • Sport is how poor kids from poor countries pass through the eye of the needle to riches and recognition.

  • If you want to go to the mall, you have to take security. But it's always cool. The kids are amazing.

  • I didn't go to the cinemas a lot as a kid.

  • A nation is all the individuals of same blood, forming by their cohesion a natural related collective being with it s own organs and state which are social classes and the State and the same soul, which is nationality.

  • I met a keen observer who gave me a tip: 'If you run across a restaurant where you often see priests eating with priests, or sporting girls with sporting girls, you may be confident that it is good. Those are two classes of people who like to eat well and get their money's worth.'

  • Ten years ago I said, you know, my goal is to be able to get food on the table. What I'm trying to say by that is trying to create a vibrant, capable and effective middle class. The quicker and stronger that we can be able to do this, the easier it is for political reform to move forward.

  • Be proud of your people when you don't have to be ashamed of any it's social class