Politics: 'Poli' a Latin word meaning 'many'; and "tics" meaning 'bloodsucking creatures'.
"Robin McLaurin Williams"/Popeye (1980), he starred or co-starred in widely acclaimed films, including the comedy-drama The World According to Garp (film)/The World According to Garp (1982), the war comedy Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), the dramas Dead Poets Society (1989) and Awakenings (1990), the comedy-drama The Fisher King (1991), a voice role in the Disney animated musical fantasy Aladdin (1992 Disney film)/Aladdin (1992), the drama Good Will Hunting (1997), and the psychological thriller One Hour Photo (2002), as well as financial successes such as the fantasy adventure film Hook (film)/Hook (1991), the comedy Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), the fantasy adventure Jumanji (1995), the comedy The Birdcage (1996), and the fantasy adventure-comedy Night at the Museum (2006).
Williams won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Dr. Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting. He also received two Primetime Emmy Award/Emmy Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and five Grammy Awards throughout his career.
On August 11, 2014, Williams committed suicide at his home in Paradise Cay, California.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous comedians! More Robin Williams on Wikipedia.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
My God. We've had cloning in the South for years. It's called cousins.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Ah yes, divorce, from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet.
Time is the best teacher, but unfortunately, it kills all of its students.
She is not perfect. You are not perfect. The question is whether or not you are perfect for each other.
Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business ethics is like having a leper give you a facial, it just doesn't work!
Reality is just a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Do you think God gets stoned? I think so . . . look at the platypus.
See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time.
We had gay burglars the other night. They broke in and rearranged the furniture.
Ah, divorce. The Latin word meaning to rip a man's genitals out through his wallet.
Cocaine is God's way of telling you you are making too much money.
Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?