Top 22 Jerry Seinfeld Quotes

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Jerome Allen Seinfeld born April 29, 1954 is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he created and wrote with Larry David. The show aired on NBC from 1989 until 1998, becoming one of the most acclaimed and popular American sitcoms of all time. As a stand-up comedian, Seinfeld specializes in observational comedy. In 2004, Comedy Central named him the 12th-greatest stand-up comedian of all time.

“To me, if life boils down to one thing, it’s movement. To live is to keep moving.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“You have to motivate yourself with challenges. That’s how you know you’re still alive.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“When someone does a small task beautifully, their whole environment is affected by it.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“I like money, but it’s never been about the money.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“Being a stand-up is my mission in life; it’s my passion. My ongoing goal is to simply be funny, on my own, in front of a roomful of strangers.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“You can be passionate about anything.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“The truth is, I had always wanted to be a comedian.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“Men want to make women happy.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“If you’re a surfer, you just want to surf. You don’t know if anyone’s going to see you, and you don’t really care if they see you. You just live for that feeling.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“The greatest thing about being a comedian is knowing other comedians. And you get to talk to them. Its the most fun.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“I think it’s funny to be delicate with subjects that are explosive.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“I like definitive things.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“I love being a dad. I just love it.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“To a guy like me, a laugh is full of information.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“A lot of times, you could play me just the laughs from my set, and I could tell you, from the laugh, what the joke was. Because they match.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“I think of myself more as a sportsman than I do an artist.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“If you get something right, you really feel it, right in your chest, on stage. I think it’s an incomparable experience.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“The best revenge is living well.
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“You need talent, you need brains, and you need confidence. Those are the three things you need to do virtually anything.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“The advice I would give any young person would be “Keep your head up in failure and your head down in success.”” –Jerry Seinfeld

“Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.” –Jerry Seinfeld

“It takes up enough of my time and interest just working on comedy. I just enjoy it and love doing it.” –Jerry Seinfeld

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