44 Stooges Quotes On Success In Life

These Stooges quotes will inspire you. Stooge, a weak or unimportant person who is controlled by a powerful person, organization, etc.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Stooges quotes, Stooges sayings, and Stooges proverbs.

Best Stooges Quotes

  1. “I mean, I do love clever and witty, but I think that the ‘Three Stooges’ were geniuses. They’d have to be for their appeal to have lasted this long.” ~ Paula Poundstone
  2. “I mean Iggy and The Stooges first couple of albums I think sold twenty-five thousand between the two of them you know and so to talk in terms of an underground I mean you have to go really to the independent labels and things like that.” ~ Lester Bangs
  3. “I’m positive about the negative, but a little negative about the positive.” ~ Curly Howard
  4. “A simple job for simple people.” ~ Curly Howard
  5. “If at first you don’t succeed, keep on sucking till you do succeed.” ~ Curly Howard

  6. “Every time you think, you weaken the nation.” ~ Moe Howard
  7. “I got sick of the dough and thought I’d go on the loaf.” ~ Curly Howard
  8. “All for one; one for all.” ~ Thomas-Alexandre Dumas
  9. “Well being as there’s no other place around the place, I reckon this must be the place, I reckon.” ~ Curly Howard
  10. “I shoot an arrow into the air, where it lands I do not care: I get my arrows wholesale!” ~ Curly Howard

  11. “There’s a thousand reasons why I shouldn’t drink… but I can’t think of one right now.” ~ Shemp Howard
  12. “Don’t you dare hit me in the head, you know I’m not normal!” ~ Curly Howard
  13. “Ever since I was a little kid, I was competitive.” ~ Mariano Rivera
  14. “I consider the Stooges to be pop music.” ~ Siobhan Fahey
  15. “The Bushwhackers are living proof that the Three Stooges had children” ~ Gorilla Monsoon

  16. “The obvious types of American fascists are dealt with on the air and in the press. These demagogues and stooges are fronts for others. Dangerous as these people may be, they are not so significant as thousands of other people who have never been mentioned. The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information. With a fascist the problem is never how best to present the truth to the public but how best to use the news to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his group more money or more power.” ~ Henry A. Wallace
  17. “I listened to a lot of The Stooges when I was writing “Oscillate,” imagining our hero moving through his days naturally embodying the spirit of a real punk. I say real, because today’s idea of ‘punk as fashion accessory’ doesn’t even register with him, it’s more about the way he engages with the world.” ~ Travis Mathews
  18. “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic. Never, btw, ask that androgynous paper clip anything. S/he is just a stooge for management, leading you down more rabbit holes of options for things called Wizards, Macros, Templates, and Cascading Style Sheets.” ~ Louis Menand
  19. “I’m grew up a huge fan of The Three Stooges and Monty Python, so somebody getting slapped in the face with a fish, or falling out of a chair, or running into a door, or tripping over their own feet and eating it, is all stuff I find really, really funny.” ~ Thomas Sadoski
  20. “I believe the money I make belongs to me and my family, not some governmental stooge with a bad comb-over who wants to give it away to crack addicts for squirting out babies.” ~ Andy Rooney

  21. “Even as a fan, as someone who’s into his performances, the Stooges and his own stuff, Iggy [Pop] is one of the people who kept underlining something that a lot of my older musician friends with punk roots say: you get into this space in your life where you feel like a weirdo, you’re marginalised, you don’t fit in… and then you can get up on stage in front of people who probably hate you.” ~ Babatunde Adebimpe
  22. “The influence is really all over the place. Detroit, definitely because of Motown and Stooges. When you come from a place like Detroit, you’re really proud of what you have there.” ~ Alex Winston
  23. “I grew up listening to a lot of that stuff, Motown and Stooges. But also early rock-and-roll like Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley. I feel like as I grew older, I’ve been working with different musicians, people that have are constantly showing me different things.” ~ Alex Winston
  24. “It seems that the Internet is setting the standard for almost everything. I can’t imagine having something like punk rock happen where an entire culture is doing one thing. It’s not like all the kids in England are discovering the Stooges and the Ramones at the same time. All the kids in England are discovering every band that has ever existed. I can’t imagine there being one huge cultural moment like there was in the past. Everything ends up being kind of postmodern.” ~ Memory Tapes
  25. “I started watching The Stooges religiously and obsessively when I was probably about four or five years old till around the age of 18.” ~ Chris Diamantopoulos

  26. “You always have regime-friendly poets like Muhammad Mahdi al-Jawahiri, whose career basically spans the twentieth century. He’s an anti-imperialist, friendly with the Communists, and somehow survives all that and is shuttling between Baghdad and Damascus depending on which way the winds are blowing with the Baathists and their competition. But he’s not a regime stooge, he’s independent.” ~ Elliott Colla
  27. “Everybody thinks that 2-D is Damon, but none of the characters are based on any of us. 2-D is the classic stupid pretty boy singer. He’s the fall guy, the stooge. Everyone takes the piss out of him. He had a car accident where he went through the windscreen and ended up with two bumps on his head. It knocked some cool into him” ~ Jamie Hewlett
  28. “What else don’t women like besides the Three Stooges? Tom Waits. Being hurt physically or emotionally.” ~ Julie Klausner
  29. “The obvious types of American fascists are dealt with on the air and in the press. These demagogues and stooges are fronts for others. Dangerous as these people may be, they are not so significant as thousands of other people who have never been mentioned.” ~ Henry A. Wallace
  30. “If there were an honorable way to get rich, I’d do it, even if it meant being a stooge standing around with a whip. But there isn’t an honorable way, so I just do what I like.” ~ Confucius

  31. “A significant event for me was learning Hank Williams, reconnecting with his music’s simplicity, which inspired me to inhabit the same territory. It’s different, because I grew up on Led Zeppelin, The Stooges and punk, so in that sense I’m mutating country and folk more than a few degrees.” ~ Stone Gossard
  32. “When I was 14 years old, I was a huge fan of the Velvets, the Stooges and the Modern Lovers. They are my three favourite bands. I never get sick of ’em.” ~ Evan Dando
  33. “Scientists who dissent from the alarmism have seen their grant funds disappear, their work derided, and themselves libeled as industry stooges, scientific hacks or worse. Consequently, lies about climate change gain credence even when they fly in the face of the science that supposedly is their basis.” ~ Richard Lindzen
  34. “We love the Stooges, and young kids today don’t watch them. They think it’s their dad’s comedy. So we thought we could reintroduce them to a new audience.” ~ Bobby Farrelly
  35. “They’re living proof that the 3 stooges had children.” ~ Bobby Heenan

  36. “I like the Stooges. You know what movie I saw that I sort of discovered late was Jerry Lewis in ‘The Nutty Professor’. I really liked that.” ~ Mike Judge
  37. “I loved the MC5 and the Stooges, but also, the British Invasion – the Kinks and the Yardbirds – and then Led Zeppelin, of course. Alice Cooper was one of my favorite bands.” ~ John Varvatos
  38. “Growing up, I missed the whole ‘Three Stooges’ thing. Either they weren’t on the station in my hometown, or we hadn’t bought a TV set yet, or they came to town too late for me. I’m pretty sure that at the right age, I would have loved them.” ~ Roger Ebert
  39. “When “Search and Destroy” by the Stooges came on as a Nike shoe commercial, I got physically sick. That song meant the world to me, and I didn’t feel this was the way it ought to be used.” ~ Jello Biafra
  40. “The difference between Men and Women is that Men love The 3 Stooges, and Women think they’re assholes.” ~ Jay Leno

  41. “Three has always been tougher than Two. Think of any of your famous threesomes. The Three Stooges? Look at the anger there. My bet is that before Curly was born, Moe and Larry could play together for hours without even a single poke in the eye. Huey, Dewey, and Louie? Donald Duck never had a moment’s peace. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly? I rest my case.” ~ Paul Reiser
  42. “I have been listening to the Stooges’ self-titled first album for well over half my life, and it remains one of the most exciting and essential records I have ever had the good fortune to come into contact with.” ~ Henry Rollins
  43. “The Stooges used to be ubiquitous, back in the ’60s and ’70s. They were on TV all the time, but they’re not on so much anymore. Kids aren’t getting the chance to watch them, not to mention the fact that kids don’t really necessarily relate to black-and-white stuff.” ~ Chris Diamantopoulos
  44. “Comedy is a weird thing. You have to understand, it’s the weirdest thing you can do. There’s no consensus. It’s not like… People say, “I saw Saving Private Ryan, and that scene on the beach is just so moving.” I can’t imagine anyone who would say “I don’t find that moving!” But you can show, whether it’s Laurel & Hardy or the Three Stooges or Jiminy Glick In Lalawood, some people are going to look at it and say “That’s the funniest thing I’ve ever seen.” Some people will say “I don’t get it.” Who’s right, who’s wrong?” ~ Martin Short

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