65 Bill Burr Quotes On Success In Life

Bill Burr’s family name William Frederick Burr is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and podcaster. He created and stars in the Netflix animated sitcom F Is for Family played Patrick Kuby in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and Migs Mayfield in the Star Wars television series. These Bill Burr quotes will motivate you.

Best Bill Burr Quotes

  1. “You know why men make more money than women? Because, in the unlikely event that we’re both on the Titanic and it starts to sink, for some reason, you get to leave with the kids and I have
    to stay – that’s why I get the dollar more an hour.” ~ Bill Burr
  2. “Realize that sleeping on a futon when you’re 30 is not the worst thing. You know what’s worse, sleeping in a king bed next to a wife you’re not really in love with but for some reason you married, and you got a couple kids, and you got a job you hate. You’ll be laying there fantasizing about sleeping on a futon. There’s no risk when you go after a dream. There’s a tremendous amount to risk to playing it safe.” ~ Bill Burr
  3. “To me this is not yelling. I am not yelling. I’m just passionate about my opinions and I want to tell you all of them before you start talking again.” ~ Bill Burr
  4. “Surround yourself with positive people. Also, be a positive person. Root for people. Somebody else’s success is not your failure.” ~ Bill Burr
  5. “Haven’t you noticed that every time the government f-ks up McDonald’s has a new sandwich?” ~ Bill Burr

  6. “You’re a kid, your whole life is awesome. It’s awesome, right? You had no money, no ID, no cell phone, no nothing, no keys to the house. You just ran outside into the woods. You weren’t scared of nothing. I challenge you to do that as an adult. All your IDs, all your credit cards – just run out of the house with no phone, turn the corner where you can’t see your house, and not have a full on panic attack.” ~ Bill Burr
  7. “Inter-racial sex is probably some of the best sex on the planet. You know what that is? Because with inter-racial sex there’s like this whole added pressure to perform. ‘Cause it’s kinda like you’re not just humping for yourself. You’re humping for your race. You got to represent your people.” ~ Bill Burr
  8. “We need a plague. It’s gotta happen. And don’t worry, it’s only gonna kill the weak. Seriously. Put on a sweater, take some vitamins, you’re gonna be fine! We gotta let mother nature do her thing, man. She keeps trying to help us out and we won’t let her do it.” ~ Bill Burr
  9. “Nothing worse than when a 6 acts like a 10.” ~ Bill Burr

  10. “I’m an idiot, basically. I don’t think that I’m a dumb guy, but I also realize that I have access to about 0.1 percent of the information that I need to have a truly informed opinion about half the stuff I talk about. I’m like that loud guy in the bar, who kind of makes sense for about ten minutes, and then you realize he flunked everything at high school so you just laugh at him.” ~ Bill Burr
  11. “Deny your emotions and act like you have answers” ~ Bill Burr, Bill Burr quotes on emotions
  12. “God’s everywhere, but I gotta go down (to church) to see him? Really? And he’s mad at me down there, and I owe you money?” ~ Bill Burr
  13. “Some guy workin’ at Home Depot, he wants to f-k just as many women as a celebrity. But he can’t do it, because whores don’t care about lumber.” ~ Bill Burr
  14. “Let’s go to Brunch. What a great idea! Why would you want to sleep in on a Sunday when you can go pay $18 for eggs? Now, you’re thinking.” ~ Bill Burr

  15. “I’ve found is that by doing stand-up, I’ve actually learned how to combat depression. I don’t have clinical, but I’ve definitely had my bouts with it. I just figured out that it’s a choice. You’re in control of your brain. When your brain is sending you bad information or bad thoughts, you can decide to go to the gym, or write a new joke – or if you’re on the road, go to a ball game… something that’s going to get the blood going. Or you can let those thoughts take you right down the rabbit hole.” ~ Bill Burr
  16. “I wish they would teach it in schools: Give people the belief that they are going to do well. A lot of people are really talented and scared to follow their talent because you don’t know where it’s going.” ~ Bill Burr
  17. “Your twenties is all about taking your childhood out on everyone that you run into.” ~ Bill Burr, Bill Burr quotes on twenties
  18. “I’ve never wanted to kill myself over anything major. It’s always the little things that do me in.” ~ Bill Burr
  19. “I gotta be honest with you. Im kind of jealous of the way my dad gets to talk to my mom sometimes. Where are all those old-school women you can just take your day out on? When did they stop making those angels?” ~ Bill Burr
  20. “I love my dog. I hate bankers. I have issues with women. In my head, I’m a great guy.” ~ Bill Burr

  21. “There is no reason to hit a woman. And I was just like, really? I could give you, like, 17 right off the top of my head.” ~ Bill Burr
  22. “My neighbor’s not even listening to me. He’s all excited about some garden hose he bought at Brookstone. He’s convinced it was designed by NASA. “Actually, it’s got two nozzles, one for the hot and one for the…” Really? Is it long enough to go around both our necks and the chimney so we can tandem jump off of this? That’s all I really care about you and your little garden hose.” ~ Bill Burr
  23. “My favorite kind of humor is basically, if it was happening to you, it wouldn’t be funny, but to observe it, it’s hilarious.” ~ Bill Burr
  24. “Gold diggers are the wife beaters of men!” ~ Bill Burr

  25. “Pitbulls are like a gun you can pet.” ~ Bill Burr
  26. “If I get married I get a tax break, if I have a kid I get a tax break, if I get a mortgage I get a tax break. I don’t have any kids and I drive a hybrid, I think I should get a tax break. I’m trying to pay off my apartment so I have something tangible. I actually figured out if I paid off my place my reward would be that I would pay an extra four grand a year in taxes.” ~ Bill Burr
  27. “You wanna know how you know you’re informed as a protestor? They don’t show your interview on TV.” ~ Bill Burr
  28. “I’m one of those guys like whatever the situation is, as long as people are cool and everybody is trying to be funny, I have a good time.” ~ Bill Burr
  29. “You have no idea how long a year is until you’re stone sober.” ~ Bill Burr

  30. “I actually had the urge to elbow an elderly lady today.” ~ Bill Burr
  31. “Business runs hot and cold so the more you’re in charge of your own destiny, the better off you are.” ~ Bill Burr
  32. “It’s just if one person says anything it becomes click bait and then they start talking about the comedy climate which is hilarious, so no. You know what it is? People are adults and they know they’re at a comedy show but every once in a while somebody isn’t an adult and then for some reason, you know, it’s lazy reporting. They’re trying to create this thing that isn’t happening. It’s not like people go in there and are just sitting with laptops open getting ready to blog about every stupid joke.” ~ Bill Burr
  33. “A lot of my fears and anxieties are the fears and anxieties of a six-year-old boy. When I finally confront them, they’re really small.” ~ Bill Burr
  34. “I’m not easy to live with. My wife is a saint.” ~ Bill Burr

  35. “I’m one of those guys where you know, I’m 23 years into this and I love the road more than ever and rather than whittling down my schedule to just play the major cities, I’ve actually expanded the amount of places that I go to because I want to see a bunch of stuff. You know, plan it as I can while I’m still young enough to travel.” ~ Bill Burr
  36. “There’s no “brothers” when it comes to white people. We are just complete individuals. We don’t care about each other. He’s not my brother; my brother lives in Ohio – I don’t know that guy.” ~ Bill Burr
  37. “What would you rather be? 52 and look 52, or 52 and look like a 28-year-old lizard?” ~ Bill Burr
  38. “Do you know how many times a week people ask me why I’m yelling?” ~ Bill Burr

  39. “I was painfully shy when I was younger but at some point you’ve gotta grow up. I think the genius in the man-boy thing is you tap into a woman’s motherly instincts.” ~ Bill Burr
  40. “Any other town you go to there’s this little devil and a little angel on your shoulder. A little good advice, a little bad advice.You go to Las Vegas, there’s like a devil and a devil and they’re just battling it out the whole time. It’s like, “Smoke some crack!” “Get a hooker!” And then I go, “YEA! Yea, this is a good town. Smoke some crack and get a hooker! Alright!”” ~ Bill Burr
  41. “If you get a chance to go outside of the country, you start examining where you’re from and some of the thought processes. Like when I finally got away from the east coast for a while, and I came back there was just this underlying anger that I never noticed before, because I was born there and just dropped right into it.” ~ Bill Burr
  42. “Only an adult with dying dreams can appreciate how awesome it is to have a dog.” ~ Bill Burr

  43. “I used to always work in, like, warehouses, because if my boss gave me a rough time, I could just get on a forklift and just, like, drive away from him.” ~ Bill Burr
  44. “It’s a great time to be a comedian because you’ve got so much more control. You can say what you want to. I think in the old days with the studio system the performer was a bit of an afterthought. You can be a wildcard on the internet. But if you put something on the internet once it’s out there it’s out there for life.” ~ Bill Burr
  45. “So many people there are in politics that they’re overly cautious about laughing at stuff. They’re so damned concerned about what everyone else is thinking. What are they worried about? Nobody ever walked into a show as a bleeding heart liberal and had a comedian undo 30 years of life experience.” ~ Bill Burr
  46. “I don’t feel like it’s a wasted vote because I think it encourages more people like that to run. I vote for the candidates that aren’t bought and paid for like the Clintons.” ~ Bill Burr, Bill Burr quotes on voting
  47. “Like I said, you guys in the media will treat the dumbest jack**s in the entire f***ng world like they won a Pulitzer prize for journalism and will put that level of weight on it, like they’re an ambassador to some country we’re trying to establish trade with.” ~ Bill Burr
  48. “I’m not going to lie. I am a psycho. Luckily, I get most of it out on stage.” ~ Bill Burr

  49. “Before I even knew what stand up was, I tried to make people laugh at school because that was how I made friends, so I think that’s how I got drawn into comedy and obviously I was just some kid at school being silly, so the first time I saw a professional comedian and how smooth and funny the person was I totally got into standup and I would say obviously Richard Pryor was the guy. He’s the greatest of all time and then George Carlin, Sam Kinison, Bill Cosby. It’s so weird to bring up his name now but leaving out his off-stage antics… you could learn a lot from him.” ~ Bill Burr
  50. “Think about the amount of crap the US has done! Between slavery and the genocide of the Native Americans – if any of that had been filmed like [Adolf] Hitler, we’d never live it down.” ~ Bill Burr
  51. “The first guy who got Aids was a French flight attendant. How you like that Frenchie! You know when I come back and run for office, that may be the one that comes back and haunts me.” ~ Bill Burr
  52. “I think I know how to raise a kid. You just play catch with ’em. You just talk about life, and you distract them by throwing the ball. They don’t even notice that you’re filling up their heads with your theories.” ~ Bill Burr
  53. “You know what a cubicle basically says? It basically says, like, ‘You know what? We don’t think you’re smart enough for an office, but we don’t want you to look at anybody.” ~ Bill Burr

  54. “Turn inward and say to yourself “I’m just gonna do it”. That mindset got me to where I am now. I look at the industry like it’s a giant mall, and I have a little store – this what I’m selling: I do stand-up, I’ve got a podcast, and occasionally I act.” ~ Bill Burr
  55. “I love making movies, and being in any that I can be in. I’d like to be in those giant movies, as the fifth or sixth lead, and have three or four killer scenes. You don’t have the responsibility of the entire movie being on you. I like those roles. I’m shooting for the middle.” ~ Bill Burr, Bill Burr quotes on movies
  56. “You’re not chasing syndication any more. It used to be a big thing. “Let’s make 100 episodes and we’ll get paid for life”. You know? And what does the sheer amount of content that’s being made do to syndication after a while? It just seems like there’s more content than there is hours for everyone to watch it. But it’s some of the best content that’s ever been created.” ~ Bill Burr
  57. “As much as Metallica rocked, they always had these song names… ‘The Thing That Shouldn’t Be’. ‘The Chair That Wasn’t There’, you know?” ~ Bill Burr

  58. “I think the fear of humiliating yourself on stage always motivates me to give at least 90 percent. I’ve definitely been guilty of leaning on the mic stand, but you can only do that so long before you’re like, “Jesus, I’m bombing.” The fact that people pay to come see me, that’s really just out the window.” ~ Bill Burr
  59. “I was scared to death because for the comics of my generation, HBO specials are like the pinnacle. I’m thinking of all these unbelievable comedians I’ve seen on HBO: Chris Rock, George Carlin, Damon Wayans, Richard Pryor and Billy Crystal. I started having a panic attack seeing my name in that list of people. It was pretty overwhelming.” ~ Bill Burr
  60. “I heard a quote once in a documentary about a band that said you’re better off owning everything 100 percent and selling 20,000 copies of an album than signing with a record company and selling a million copies. There has never been a truer statement about show business than that.” ~ Bill Burr
  61. “I was in NYC during 9/11; it happened on a Tuesday, I was on stage Thursday. It was a small crowd, but it took about 10 days and comedy clubs were packed.” ~ Bill Burr

  62. “I do my podcast on Mondays for a specific reason. A lot of people go to work and don’t like their jobs. If you give people something to laugh about, it’s good.” ~ Bill Burr
  63. “There are no winners in this election [2016]. I paid attention to it for about two months and then it just started to depress me. At least Hillary’s [Clinton] a politician, but the fact that you’ve got a guy from a reality TV show! I have to say, out of everything I’ve ever watched in sports – the greatest comebacks ever – watching [Donald Trump] get the nomination for the Republican Party is the most astounding thing I’ve ever seen.” ~ Bill Burr
  64. “I bet The Walking Dead gets really low ratings out in Montana, just because all they need to do is look out their f-king window, am I right?” ~ Bill Burr
  65. “I can tell you why I like different countries. Ireland – some of the funniest heckles I’ve ever gotten. And the last time I did England I did Bristol, Manchester, and then London. The whole country is just amazing to drive through.” ~ Bill Burr

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