Slapstick Quotes

Quotes tagged as "slapstick" (showing 1-11 of 11)
Kurt Vonnegut
“Lonesome, no more!”
Kurt Vonnegut

Faraaz Kazi
“But cocks aren’t supposed to lay eggs...” Sahil said, trying to untangle himself. “...they’re supposed to fertilise them.”
Faraaz Kazi

Kurt Vonnegut
“Standing among all those tiny, wavering lights, I felt as though I were God, up to my knees in the Milky Way.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!

Katherine Dunn
“The classic definition of slapstick runs along the line of, "Funny is someone else ramming his face repeatedly into a brick wall.”
Katherine Dunn, The Pilo Family Circus

Kurt Vonnegut
“Yes, and Eliza and I composed a precocious critique of the Constitution of the United Staes of America, too. We argued that it was a good scheme for misery as any, since its success in keeping the common people reasonably happy and proud depended on the strength of the people themselves-- and yet it described no practical machinery which would tend to make the people, as opposed to their elected representatives, strong.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!

Richard Curtis
“Why, on to the castle, to kill the royal family, and claim the throne that isn't mine by right!”
Richard Curtis, The Black Adder

Geoffrey Chaucer
“This Nicholas anon leet fle a fart
As greet as it had been a thonder-dent,
That with the strook he was almoost yblent;
And he was redy with his iren hoot,
And Nicholas amydde the ers he smoot.
Of gooth the skyn an hande-brede aboute,
The hoote kultour brende so his toute,
And for the smert he wende for to dye.”
Geoffrey Chaucer, The Miller's Prologue and Tale

“The story is uneven in its progression.”
ichtys, Superior Cross

P.G. Wodehouse
“Some girls are like ants in your pants”
P.G. Wodehouse

Kurt Vonnegut
“We didn't belong anywhere in particular any more. We were interchangeable parts in the American machine.”
Kurt Vonnegut

“Confused, fearful, starving, the last thing she’d needed was a good stout blow to the head.”
Kirby Lee Davis, God's Furry Angels