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Eric Samuel André is an actor, producer, comedian, television host, and writer from the US.

On April 4, 1983, he was born in Boca Raton, Florida. His most well-known work is 'The Eric Andre Show', a comedy series on Adult Swim that he created, hosted and co-wrote.

Andre began studying at Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2001 after completing his double bass studies at Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida. In 2005, he graduated with a Bachelor of Music from Berklee.

He made history in 2015 when he rode the Sybian during a live broadcast on SiriusXM with Howard Stern.

Here is a list of some of his quotes:

Best Eric Andre Quotes

Here are some of the best Eric Andre Quotes on society's flaws, tipping points, human beings, and more.

"I don’t think comedians take advantage of the fact that television and film are visual mediums."

"Don’t look back. You’re not going that way."

"From ‘Chappelle’s Show’ to ‘Tosh.0,’ there’s so much race comedy. It’s overdone."

"A hole is a hole has always been my motto."

"When I moved to Los Angeles, I didn’t fit in any way. I had to do comedy because I was talking so pretentiously."

"All motivation is defined by intention. If the intention is to hurt, divide, or belittle, it’s wrong; if it’s an attempt to cope with or make sense of tragedy, it’s something different. If it’s commenting on society’s flaws, versus adding to society’s flaws, I think the audience can tell."

"I meant to behave, but there were too many other options."

"Hannibal Burress is my polar opposite in energy. I can be crazy, and he grounds the Eric Andre Show."

"I don’t really know how music and comedy are similar. I try never to dissect it theoretically or academically."

"I think journaling is a key to success. You can set clear goals for yourself. You can start noticing repetitive behavior patterns and see the type of things that keep bothering you, and then you can have a bird’s eye view of it."

"I think we give human beings too much credit. We’re primates, you know."

"You see a lot of sketch variety shows where each segment is one joke that they repeat over and over and over again, and the sketches are always three or four minutes too long."

"I’m not a very good actor, so I break character all the time."

"Half the shows on Comedy Central are just Multicam blue sets and they kind of look like game shows from the ’90s. It’s like, ‘Why do such a bland corporate aesthetic when the sky’s the limit with what you can do?"

"You can’t make up for a lost time. You can only do better in the future."

"You can’t really feel the direct change from one president to another versus people closer to you in local elections."

 "Comedy is often about pain."

"I think if the joke is in good taste – it’s a good joke."

"You can make fun of your own a lot easier than someone else’s."

"I’m an Aries. I need everybody to like me."

"You know something is a hit comedically if you can just call up one of your friends and belt out a line from the show and you both start laughing."

"ABC is owned by Disney, so it’s a little more conservative than Adult Swim. Polar opposites."

"Do you think we’re going to hit a tipping point and the world’s going to end?"

"I’m not trying to be just so punk rock until I die. Whatever is funny is good."

"I used to be a Geico Caveman for live events. I was a corporate mascot. It was the silliest job. It was actually awesome and fun, but it was foolish."

"The president is the country’s scapegoat more than the country’s leader; the president has as much power as we think the president has. Whoever has the most money is the puppet master."

 "I can’t tell if the world is worse now or if we just have more cameras. There are cameras everywhere, so now the world knows how bad the world is."

"I feel like we put all the weight on the president, rather than distributing the weight to all of the elected officials."

 "I was eating beans by candlelight for a decade."

 "Let’s hit the joke once and move on to the next joke and just keep it where we have as many jokes per sq in as possible."

"You know, they say if it’s grey, it’s healthy for you."

"There are two sides to the coin. I think I’m much happier that Barack Obama won over John McCain or Mitt Romney because I think Obama did something culturally for the country."

"They are just like the Bible to me as far as what the high-water mark of comedy is."

"I’ve always been obsessed with bad, awkward television and bad public access. Before YouTube, it was a treat coming across that stuff. When I moved to New York, I used to love watching public access late at night."

"Why are you trying to be all things to all people?"

"Patriotism is the conviction that your country is superior to all others ‘cause you were born in it."

"It’s the consistency of what comedy can do and what comedy can be."

 "The Lord may or may not be real. Who is to say that God exists?"

"Once you realize you don’t have to sleep any more, your mind goes wide open!"

"Freedom ain’t not free!"

"Do you think Margaret Thatcher had girl power? Do you think she effectively utilized girl power by funneling money into illegal paramilitary death squads in Northern Ireland?"

"Why would you say something so controversial yet so brave?"

"We learned stuff like ‘to the back of the auditorium, to the back of the auditorium’ and the liquid ‘u’ ‘The payment is duuue on Tuuuesday."

"First paying gig, I got 20 bucks. I played at some really weird venue. I don’t remember the venue. I just remember it was the last stop on the train. It was, like, the Far Rockaways Queens, and it was an audience of, like, three people."

"I feel the acting conservatory taught me how to be a working actor in the 1700s."

"The darkest nights produce the brightest stars."

Funniest Eric Andre Quotes

Here are some of the funniest Eric Andre Quotes to make you laugh.

In 2003, Eric Andre started his career in comedy.

 "Wonder Showzen was one of the first shows that realized each sketch, each segment is essentially one joke, and once you know what the joke is, it’s time to move on."

"I’m insecure, and I need the validation of strangers to feel whole. So, I need every single racist 12-year-old on the Internet to like me, or I don’t feel complete."

"I was a class clown since second grade."

"When you ask people who their favorite comedian is or favorite comedian, people generally say Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Eddie Murphy, or Richard Pryor. Redd Foxx gets left out a lot."

"When I’m watching South Park, I don’t think it’s written by neo-Nazis. They know exactly what they’re doing."

"If cats could talk, they wouldn’t."

"Is Dennis Rodman committing treason because of his close ties to the despotic leadership of North Korea?"

"I have a karaoke punk band called The Ungrateful Dead, but we don’t exist yet."

 "I want to be remembered for my poop jokes. Those are the most important kind."

"I do think homophobia in the ’80s was more rampant and socially acceptable."

"I grew up in Boca Raton, Florida – the worst place on earth."

“I’m a lurker and a creep. Women don’t like me because I sleep standing up, like a horse.”

 "Why weren’t black people in the Lord of the Rings?"

 "I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, just to be sure."

Eric Andre Quotes from 'The Simpsons'

Here are some of the best Eric Andre quotes from 'The Simpsons' show.

"Before the Simpsons, I was 4 years old, so I don’t know exactly what I was thinking before that."

"Its consistency of what comedy can do and what comedy can be. Growing up with that show 'The Simpsons' shaped my worldview."

“The people that worked on The Simpsons just had good taste. They knew how to execute absurd jokes."

"The Simpsons’ is like Charlie Parker or Marlon Brando or Richard Pryor: Comedy couldn’t go back to the way it was after ‘The Simpsons’ came out."

"Bill Cosby spoke out against The Simpsons and there was this kind of evangelical, right-wing sect that was against The Simpsons. Fox was a new network at the time, though, so they were going to take risks."

"I just grew up with it. The first season came on when I was 5, 6 years old, and the show evolved as I was growing up and got funnier and funnier, by the time I was in 12th grade, they were at their funniest."

"The Simpsons was pretty experimental at the time, but it attracted a lot of sitcom writers that felt confined by the limitations of live-action sitcoms in the '80s."

“I think part of it is the fact that they were kind of the first of its kind.”

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