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quote by Bill Hicks: Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I loved when Bush came out and said, 'We are losing the war against drugs.' You know what that implies? There's a war being fought, and the people on drugs are winning it. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I loved when Bush came out and said, 'We are losing the war against drugs.' You know what that implies? There's a war being fought, and the people on drugs are winning it.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I can't watch TV longer than five minutes without praying for nuclear holocaust. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I can't watch TV longer than five minutes without praying for nuclear holocaust.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: People are bringing SHOTGUNS to UFO sightings...brings a whole new meaning to that phrase 'You ain't from around here, ar'ya?' with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

People are bringing SHOTGUNS to UFO sightings...brings a whole new meaning to that phrase 'You ain't from around here, ar'ya?'

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: She was a southern girl, which is the same as saying she was insane. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

She was a southern girl, which is the same as saying she was insane.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: Pot is a better drug than alcohol. I'll prove it to you. You're at a ball game or a concert, and someone's really violent and agressive and obnoxious, are they drunk or are they smoking pot? with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Pot is a better drug than alcohol. I'll prove it to you. You're at a ball game or a concert, and someone's really violent and agressive and obnoxious, are they drunk or are they smoking pot?

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Be yourself on stage. Nobody else can be you and you have the law of supply and demand covered. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Be yourself on stage. Nobody else can be you and you have the law of supply and demand covered.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: It's you people dying from nothing that are screwed. I got all sorts of neat gadgets waiting for me...oxygen tent, iron lung. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

It's you people dying from nothing that are screwed. I got all sorts of neat gadgets waiting for me...oxygen tent, iron lung.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Women priests. Great, great. Now there's priests of both sexes I don't listen to. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Women priests. Great, great. Now there's priests of both sexes I don't listen to.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Love rather than fear...this radical philosophy is coming from me, an avowed misanthrope...surely there is hope for us all. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Love rather than fear...this radical philosophy is coming from me, an avowed misanthrope...surely there is hope for us all.

--Bill Hicks


quote by Bill Hicks: I love talking about Kennedy assassination...a great archetypal example of how totalitarian government...sorry, wrong meeting. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I love talking about Kennedy assassination...a great archetypal example of how totalitarian government...sorry, wrong meeting.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: Childbirth is no more a miracle then eating food and a turd coming out of your ass. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Childbirth is no more a miracle then eating food and a turd coming out of your ass.

--Bill Hicks




quote by Bill Hicks: I believe we all have the Voice of Reason inside us...to gently lead us out of our own self-created hells. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I believe we all have the Voice of Reason inside us...to gently lead us out of our own self-created hells.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: The Voice of Reason is in us all...and everyone can recognize it because it makes sense and everyone benefits from it equally. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

The Voice of Reason is in us all...and everyone can recognize it because it makes sense and everyone benefits from it equally.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: How dare you have wino tell me not to do drugs. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

How dare you have wino tell me not to do drugs.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: The world's like a ride in a fairground and when you choose to go on it you think it's real, that's how powerful our minds are. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

The world's like a ride in a fairground and when you choose to go on it you think it's real, that's how powerful our minds are.

--Bill Hicks


quote by Bill Hicks: What kind of people are these with such low self-esteem that they need a war to feel better about themselves? with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

What kind of people are these with such low self-esteem that they need a war to feel better about themselves?

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I began working quite young, writing, growing, maturing, always striving to top myself -- to make people laugh hard at things they know and believe deep in their hearts to be true. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I began working quite young, writing, growing, maturing, always striving to top myself -- to make people laugh hard at things they know and believe deep in their hearts to be true.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Mushrooms grow on cow turds. I love that. I think that's why you giggle the first hour. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Mushrooms grow on cow turds. I love that. I think that's why you giggle the first hour.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: If ur going to have a war on drugs, have them against ALL drugs, including alcohol, the number one offender. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

If ur going to have a war on drugs, have them against ALL drugs, including alcohol, the number one offender.

--Bill Hicks


quote by Bill Hicks: I believe it is our own misperceptions of who we really are that leads to every self-created hell you'll find in this world. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I believe it is our own misperceptions of who we really are that leads to every self-created hell you'll find in this world.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: It's not a war on drugs, it's a war on personal freedom. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

It's not a war on drugs, it's a war on personal freedom.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: How about a positive LSD story? Wouldn't that be news-worthy, just the once? To base your decision on information rather than scare tactics and superstition and lies? I think it would be news-worthy. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

How about a positive LSD story? Wouldn't that be news-worthy, just the once? To base your decision on information rather than scare tactics and superstition and lies? I think it would be news-worthy.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Smoking may cause fetal injury or premature birth. ... I found my brand. Just don't get the ones that say, Lung Cancer. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Smoking may cause fetal injury or premature birth. ... I found my brand. Just don't get the ones that say, Lung Cancer.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: You think when Jesus comes back, he really wants to see a cross? That's like going up to Jackie Onassis with a rifle pendant on. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

You think when Jesus comes back, he really wants to see a cross? That's like going up to Jackie Onassis with a rifle pendant on.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Man, the Beatles were so high, they let Ringo sing a coupla tunes. Tell me they weren't partyin'. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Man, the Beatles were so high, they let Ringo sing a coupla tunes. Tell me they weren't partyin'.

--Bill Hicks



quote by Bill Hicks: Surgeon General's warning ought to read: Smoking has been determined t0 cause cancer, heart disease and rednecks with seniority. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Surgeon General's warning ought to read: Smoking has been determined t0 cause cancer, heart disease and rednecks with seniority.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I want my rockstars dead. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I want my rockstars dead.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: On the theft of his material by Denis Leary: I have a scoop for you. I stole his act. I camouflaged it with punchlines, and to really throw people off, I did it before he did. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

On the theft of his material by Denis Leary: I have a scoop for you. I stole his act. I camouflaged it with punchlines, and to really throw people off, I did it before he did.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: Laughter makes the bitter swallowing of truth, for some, a little easier. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Laughter makes the bitter swallowing of truth, for some, a little easier.

--Bill Hicks


quote by Bill Hicks: I, like all artists in Western cultures, am a shaman...come in the guise of a comic...to heal perception by using...'jokes'. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I, like all artists in Western cultures, am a shaman...come in the guise of a comic...to heal perception by using...'jokes'.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I'm tired of this back-slappin' isn't humanity neat bullshit. We're a virus with shoes. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I'm tired of this back-slappin' isn't humanity neat bullshit. We're a virus with shoes.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: They Want You To Be A Docile Apathetic Consumer. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

They Want You To Be A Docile Apathetic Consumer.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: The definition of black irony is Pro-lifers killing Doctors who do abortions. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

The definition of black irony is Pro-lifers killing Doctors who do abortions.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: I never got along with my dad. Kids used to come up to me and say, 'My dad can beat up your dad.' I'd say 'Yeah? When?' with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I never got along with my dad. Kids used to come up to me and say, 'My dad can beat up your dad.' I'd say 'Yeah? When?'

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Don't worry, don't be afraid, ever, because this is just a ride. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Don't worry, don't be afraid, ever, because this is just a ride.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: I smoke to fill the potholes in my soul. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I smoke to fill the potholes in my soul.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Nicotine patches are great. Stick one over each eye and you can't find your fags. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Nicotine patches are great. Stick one over each eye and you can't find your fags.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: Eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions god's infinite love. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions god's infinite love.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Let me tell you about gays in the military. I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm killing kids. I just don't want to see it. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Let me tell you about gays in the military. I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm killing kids. I just don't want to see it.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: I believe that there is an equality to all humanity. We all suck. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I believe that there is an equality to all humanity. We all suck.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Truly, the only stupid people I've ever met, the most absolutely clueless, are the very people that produce television. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Truly, the only stupid people I've ever met, the most absolutely clueless, are the very people that produce television.

--Bill Hicks

quote by Bill Hicks: I used to drink, I did, I had to quit. Man, I was an embarrassing drunk. I'd get pulled over by the cops, I'd be so drunk I'd be out dancing to their lights thinking I'd made it to another club. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I used to drink, I did, I had to quit. Man, I was an embarrassing drunk. I'd get pulled over by the cops, I'd be so drunk I'd be out dancing to their lights thinking I'd made it to another club.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I used to love to call L.A. when I lived in New York... Is that the Big One I hear in the background? Bye, you lizard scum! Bye! with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I used to love to call L.A. when I lived in New York... Is that the Big One I hear in the background? Bye, you lizard scum! Bye!

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: We killed 6 innocent people, launching 22, I think $3 million apiece missiles on Baghdad...that's a little bit overdoing it. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

We killed 6 innocent people, launching 22, I think $3 million apiece missiles on Baghdad...that's a little bit overdoing it.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I was just down in Dallas, Texas...the Assassination Museum...it's really accurate, you know, 'cause Oswald's not in it. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I was just down in Dallas, Texas...the Assassination Museum...it's really accurate, you know, 'cause Oswald's not in it.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: The CIA has a plot...they've used before to get rid of world leaders. Only problem...is convincing Hussein...to fly to Dallas. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

The CIA has a plot...they've used before to get rid of world leaders. Only problem...is convincing Hussein...to fly to Dallas.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I'm very tired of staring out into your vacant faces looking back at me. Wanting to fill your empty lives with humor you couldn't possibly think of yourself... Good evening! with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I'm very tired of staring out into your vacant faces looking back at me. Wanting to fill your empty lives with humor you couldn't possibly think of yourself... Good evening!

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Writing, acting, music, comedy. A deep love of literature and books. Thank God for all the artists who've helped me. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Writing, acting, music, comedy. A deep love of literature and books. Thank God for all the artists who've helped me.

--Bill Hicks



quote by Bill Hicks: That's starting to depress me about UFOs. The fact that they cross galaxies...and always end up in places like Fyfe, Alabama. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

That's starting to depress me about UFOs. The fact that they cross galaxies...and always end up in places like Fyfe, Alabama.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I was a weekend drinker...I'd start on Saturday, end on Friday...thought I was controlling it...but I don't drink any more. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I was a weekend drinker...I'd start on Saturday, end on Friday...thought I was controlling it...but I don't drink any more.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Humanity is just a virus with shoes. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Humanity is just a virus with shoes.

--Bill Hicks




quote by Bill Hicks: There is no such thing as death, life is only a dream and we, are the imagination of ourselves. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

There is no such thing as death, life is only a dream and we, are the imagination of ourselves.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: People in the United Kingdom and outside the United States share my bemusement with the United States that America doesn't share with itself. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

People in the United Kingdom and outside the United States share my bemusement with the United States that America doesn't share with itself.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I get a kick out of being an outsider constantly. It allows me to be creative. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I get a kick out of being an outsider constantly. It allows me to be creative.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I don't like anything in the mainstream and they don't like me. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I don't like anything in the mainstream and they don't like me.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: Ultimately, it is in fun. It is supposed to be highly entertaining. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

Ultimately, it is in fun. It is supposed to be highly entertaining.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: I'm sorry if any of you are Catholic. I'm not sorry if you're offended, I'm actually just sorry by the fact that you're Catholic. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

I'm sorry if any of you are Catholic. I'm not sorry if you're offended, I'm actually just sorry by the fact that you're Catholic.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: We all pay for life with death, so everything in between should be free. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

We all pay for life with death, so everything in between should be free.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: And if I can take part in it by transforming my own consciousness, then someone else's, I'm happy to do it. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

And if I can take part in it by transforming my own consciousness, then someone else's, I'm happy to do it.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: The best kind of comedy to me is when you make people laugh at things they've never laughed at, and also take a light into the darkened corners of people's minds, exposing them to the light. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

The best kind of comedy to me is when you make people laugh at things they've never laughed at, and also take a light into the darkened corners of people's minds, exposing them to the light.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: It's always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's just hilarious. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

It's always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's just hilarious.

--Bill Hicks
quote by Bill Hicks: We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution. with background image: photo of author Bill Hicks with quote

We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.

--Bill Hicks

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