64 Sarah Silverman Quotes On Success In Life

Sarah Kate Silverman is an American stand-up comedian, actress, singer, and writer. Her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism, homophobia, politics, and religion, sometimes having her comic character endorse them in a satirical or deadpan fashion. For her work on television, she has won two Primetime Emmy Awards. These Sarah Silverman quotes will motivate you.

Best Sarah Silverman Quotes

  1. “Your inability to see yourself clearly is what’s keeping you alive.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  2. “We need to stop telling girls they can be anything they want when they grow up. Because it would have never occurred to them that they couldn’t.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  3. “I am 39 years old, and I still wake up every morning really excited I don’t have to go to school.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  4. “The good news is hopeful doesn’t mean dumb. The bad news is cynical doesn’t mean smart.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  5. “Don’t tell girls they can be anything they want when they grow up. Because it would have never occurred to them that they couldn’t. It’s like saying, ‘Hey, when you get in the shower, I’m not gonna read your diary.’ ‘Wait–are you gonna read my diary?’ ‘No! I said I’m not gonna read your diary. Go take a shower!'” ~ Sarah Silverman
  6. “I hope the Jews did kill Christ, I’d do it again in a second.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  7. “We don’t live in a democracy; we live in a hypocrisy.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  8. “I think the difference between being miserable and finding happiness is just a matter of perspective. If you live your life defining yourself by what other people think of you, it’s a form of self-torture.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  9. “If you take a shower with your boyfriend, I guarantee by the time you step out of that shower, your breasts will be sparkling clean.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  10. “People are always introducing me as Sarah Silverman, Jewish comedienne. I hate that! I wish people would see me for who I really am — I’m white!” ~ Sarah Silverman
  11. “Jews, black people – any people who are hated or who have suffered, either as individuals or as a people – use humor. It is a survival skill.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  12. “I do enjoy and feel compelled to talk about things that are taboo. One, because I think I’m a troublemaker inside, if someone says, “Don’t say that,” it’s all I want to say. And also, something I learned in therapy … which is darkness can’t exist in the light, and then that made me think of something that Mr. Rogers said, which is, “If it’s mentionable, it’s manageable.”” ~ Sarah Silverman
  13. “Letting your freak flag fly is something, no matter who you are, that takes great bravery, straight up.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  14. “And we’re just all made of molecules and we’re hurtling through space right now.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  15. “Women don’t ask to be raped, but there are some that are asking to be motorboated” ~ Sarah Silverman
  16. “Guess what, Martin Luther King? I had a dream, too.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  17. “I love going to weddings. And I love it when my friends get married. I’m not against marriage but it’s just not for me. I’m a vegetarian, but I don’t have a problem if you want a hamburger.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  18. “I got jury duty and I didn’t want to go, so my friend said, “You should write something really really racist on the form when you return it. Like, you should put ‘I hate chinks’.” And I said, “I’m not going to put that on there just to get out of jury duty. I don’t want people to think that about me.” So instead I wrote, “I love chinks.” And who doesn’t?” ~ Sarah Silverman
  19. “I like talking about things that are taboo because it makes them not taboo anymore.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  20. “I commend you on all you’ve done for PETA, wrestling the one-eyed trouser snake with your bare hands, gently cuddling it in your arms, and nurturing it back to health.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  21. “I do love poop. I can’t help it. The heart wants what it wants. I enjoy being clever and pithy and political, but nothing’s going to get me like dumb stuff.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  22. “Since so many people these days don’t seem to start their families until around age forty, I predict there will be less child beating, but more slipped disks from lifting babies out of cribs. Even the father of advanced age who’s not inclined to spare the rod is likely to suffer more than his victim: The first punch he throws might well be the last straw for his rotator cuff, reducing his disciplinary options to mere verbal abuse and napping.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  23. “Everybody blames the Jews for killing Christ, and the Jews try to pass it off on the Romans. I’m one of the few people who believe it was the blacks.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  24. “I have no religion. But culturally I can’t escape it; I’m very Jewish.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  25. “Don’t forget, God can see you masturbating. But don’t stop. He’s almost there.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  26. “When I was 17, I read a profile of Carol Leifer. Since then, I wanted to be her. I still want to be her.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  27. “Take lots of time for yourself, discovering yourself-pursue not only a profession but other life passions, I always make time to rock climb or hike or write a few short stories. Also, find good people and surround yourself with them. Most importantly, always believe you will, unequivocally.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  28. “You’re supposed to have friends you can tell anything to.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  29. “I am diagnosed with not having enough insanely-addictive drugs coursing through my body.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  30. “Drew Friedman isn’t just a brilliant artist. He takes you to a place. He takes you back in time. He makes you smell the stale cigarettes and cold brisket and you say, thank you for the pleasure.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  31. “Relations between black and white would be greatly improved if we were more accepting of our fears and our feelings and more vocal about it.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  32. “If you quit being cunty, the whole world will stop being against you.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  33. “Also, I learned whether you are gay, bisexual, it doesn’t matter, you know… because, at the end of the day, they’re both gross. But mostly, I learned that elderly black women are wise beyond their years… but younger black women are prostitutes.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  34. “I learned that people in wheelchairs are allowed to have marathons … which, to me, seems like cheating, but what are you gonna say?” ~ Sarah Silverman
  35. “I don’t compromise. I only do the stuff I want to do.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  36. “People say, like, “I love when you smile because part of your mouth goes up,” then I never organically smile again.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  37. “I didn’t lose my virginity until I was twenty-six. Nineteen vaginally, but twenty-six what my boyfriend calls “the real way”.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  38. “The sun shines directly on this great country, and it can be harvested, it’s not owned by anybody. It’s something the Jews and the Palestinians share and could work together to make the whole world a better place, not just this Middle East stuff, but the whole world.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  39. “I’m all sentimental. I’ve probably been ruined by romantic movies, but I really do believe in love. I’ve experienced it, I’ve had it, so I know it’s real.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  40. “She, uh, came out of the closet recently, my niece. Um… She announced to the family that she’s a lesbian and… She’s seven, did I mention that? And, uh, I don’t even know if she knows what a lesbian is, but I support her completely. And, uh… I’ll tell you what’s heartbreaking. My sister punished her for it. Can you believe that? No pussy for a week. Which to us may not sound like… But when you’re seven, you know, a week is a long time.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  41. “When God gives you AIDS – and God does give you AIDS, by the way – make lemonAIDS.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  42. “What makes Disney movies and Pixar movies always so good, hey take time and they’re constantly honing, and tweaking, and rejiggering things, and taking influences from every cog, including myself, that can help. Any place where there can be inspiration. They make every moment very layered and very rich.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  43. “I mean, I love being with friends and I love kissing and loving someone to pieces. But it’s hard to find someone who doesn’t ultimately start judging you and your choices.” ~ Sarah Silverman Quotes
  44. “I buy water at the liquor store across the street from where I live. So I’m walking into the door, and standing, loitering, outside the door is a man. And I walk by him to go in, and he says, “I want pussy!” Now, I don’t want to seem conceited or anything, but he was talking about me!” ~ Sarah Silverman
  45. “I am Jewish and proud of this culturally and ethnically – the ways in which I was born this way and am happy with whom I am.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  46. “If we can send a person to the moon, we can send someone with AIDS to the moon, and then someday we can send everybody with AIDS to the moon.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  47. “Everyone self-Googles. And, I have, of course, the Google alert.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  48. “A bull in just about any shop is gonna be a mess.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  49. “I don’t care if you think I’m racist. I just want you to think I’m thin.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  50. “I enjoy the last quarter of all basketball games.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  51. “One of the greatest things my therapist said to me … and it really blew my mind in the greatest way, he just said, “Look in the mirrorless.”” ~ Sarah Silverman
  52. “I don’t need a lot of space.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  53. “Traditionally, I have no right to talk about race. I’m white; I didn’t grow up in an all-black neighborhood. But the license I see for myself is I’m a member of the world.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  54. “You have to take the chance to bomb and disappoint audiences.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  55. “We deserve quality lives with equality.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  56. “It shows the truth – that the real meaning of a word is only as powerful or harmless as the emotion behind it.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  57. “I don’t want to be a facilitator for other funny people. It doesn’t seem smart for me to be in a comedy and not be funny. My spirit can’t take it.” ~ Sarah Silverman Quotes
  58. “In the big picture, life has a gap in it. It just does. You don’t go crazy trying to fill it.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  59. “The truth is, I’ve denied it for years, but I love deconstructing comedy.” ~ Sarah Silverman

  60. “I’ll tell you why we make fun of midgets: We’re not afraid of them.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  61. “I remember the horror story that I told myself over and over again. I’m totally alone in my body. I’m totally alone in my head and nobody will ever see through my eyes. I’m just completely alone.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  62. “The female nudity in movies is always sexualized.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  63. “When you’re a comic, it’s like being born gay. It’s what you want to do every night when your other friends are out at night going to parties.” ~ Sarah Silverman
  64. “If I were somebody else looking at my character, I’d be like, “She’s beautiful.” I’m practicing. I’m not succeeding.” ~ Sarah Silverman

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