"You’re only given a little spark of madness and if you lose that, you’re nothing" – Robin Williams
If there is one superpower in the world, it would be the one to make people laugh. There is something about bringing a smile to someone’s face. It can be your dear and near ones or a stranger in a crowd. There are countless such super humans who make it their mission to make people laugh. We know them as comedians. They do shows wherein through comedy they spread relevant social messages. Sometimes they just relax you and you are left with an ache in your cheeks from all the smiling.
One such super human was the stand-up comedian and actor Robin Williams. His death in 2014 saddened the world greatly and it was tragic learning that he who made people laugh till their sides hurt was suffering from depression.
One will find many of his quotes floating around online still inspiring people and making them laugh.
Let’s relive some of the most quotable quotes by Robin Williams and remember this wonderful man who left us a bit too soon.
"In England, if you commit a crime, the police don’t have a gun and you don’t have a gun. If you commit a crime, the police will say, "Stop, or I’ll say stop again" – Robin Williams on cops in England
"You know, you get that tattoo of barbed wire when you’re 18, but by the time you’re 80, it’s a picket fence" – Robin Williams on Tattoos
"The Second Amendment says we have the right to bear arms, not to bear artillery" – Robin Williams on the Second Amendment
"Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?" – Robin Williams on Traffic Jams
"I don’t have a college degree, and my father didn’t have a college degree, so when my son, Zachary, graduated from college, I said, "My boy’s got learning"" – Robin Williams on College
"I called him when I was representing People for the Valdheimers Association. A society devoted to helping raise money to help older Germans who had forgotten everything before 1945. I remember him laughing and going "thank you"" – When Robin Williams cheered up Steven Speilberg
We sign off with saluting this guy for giving us so many years worth of laughter and may his legacy continue for generations.