Lily Tomlin quotes

“I can handle reality in small doses, but as a lifestyle, it’s much too confining.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“For fast acting relief, try slowing down.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“We’re all in this together alone.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“Reality is the leading cause of stress.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“All my life I always wanted to be someone. I see now I should have been more specific.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. ~Lily Tomlin as “Edith Ann”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“Even when you win the rat race , you’re still a rat .”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“So if you’ve had a good time tonight, or if you’ve had a good time any night, for gosh sake’s why not drop a dollar in the mail to me?”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“No matter how cynical you become, it’s never enough to keep up.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“We’re all in this together – by ourselves.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“For fast-acting relief from stress, try slowing down.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“To me, ‘sexual freedom’ means freedom from having to have sex.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that. And then I realized I was somebody.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Reality is a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“The best mind-altering drug is the truth.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that. And then I realized I was somebody.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“When I was growing up I always wanted to be someone. Now I realize I should have been more specific.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“I said “Somebody should do something about that.” Then I realized I am somebody.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“The road to success is always under construction”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Why is it that when we talk to God we’re said to be praying, but when God talks to us we’re schizophrenic?”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?”
― Lily Tomlin, Many Moons

 

“No matter how cynical you get, it is impossible to keep up.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Reality is a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“The best mind altering drug is the truth.”
― Lily tomlin

 

“Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then–we elected them. ”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“I always wanted to be something, but now I see I should have been more specific.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“We’re all in this alone.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Don’t be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“After all, in private, we’re all misfits”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Lady, I do not make up things. That is lies. Lies are not true. But the truth could be made up if yo know how. And that’s the truth.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Does your mind feel more and more like teflon? Nothing sticks to it?”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Exercise is for people who can’t handle drugs or alcohol.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“If you read a lot of books, you’re considered well-read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you’re not considered well-viewed!”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Instead of working for the survival of the fittest, we should be working for the survival of the wittiest – then we can all die laughing.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

“Sometimes i worry about being a success in a mediocre world.”
― Lily Tomlin, Becoming Myself: Reflections on Growing Up Female

 

“Just remember, we’re all in this alone.”
― Lily Tomlin

 

 

“Growing up in Michigan was fine…until I realized where I was.”
― Lily Tomlin

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