We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Jackie Mason Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
If you wanted to hear politics, you’d go to Henry Kissinger; you wouldn’t go to hear Jackie Mason. The reason I speak about politics is because I know I can get a laugh out of it.
Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The rest cheat in Europe.
I’ve been watching politics for 35 or 40 years and you just never know. You can have one person win the Iowa caucus and then the whole picture changes ten minutes later. The same thing can happen again after New Hampshire. I have no idea what’s going to happen with our country in the future.
I have always found myself trying to study and analyze the world around me – not just taking everything for granted and following whatever is popular.
I can’t pretend that I’m a great student of the art of comedy because anybody that becomes philosophical about humour doesn’t know what he’s talking about.
The Republican Party stinks because all of the Republicans have accomplished nothing, and they talk about all of these issues and do nothing about it for a whole lifetime.
I don’t believe that anybody has come to a conclusion on why something is funny. It’s funny because it’s ridiculous and it’s ridiculous for different reasons at different times.
The truth is I’m not at all surprised of the longevity of my career. In fact, I would be surprised if the opposite were true and if my career did not have this longevity because I can’t believe people would purposely deprive themselves of such hilarious, meaningful entertainment at these prices.
It is more profitable for your congressman to support the tobacco industry than your life.
My material is as new as anything on the dinner table. What difference does it make if I’m 70 or if I’m 20? The audience knows they aren’t getting any old stories from me.
I used to hear on the radio people like Jack Benny or Bob Hope, but I never had any interest in their type of humor. I thought that I could do something more substantially meaningful with significant, thoughtful, analytical reflections on real life situations.
I have enough money to last me the rest of my life unless I buy something.
I am very proud of my career and that I’ve the health, thank God, to continue doing this for so long.
I can’t predict the future and I don’t have respect for people who try to.