100 Robin Williams Quotes About Life, Love, Happiness

If you are a fan of him then these Robin Williams quotes are for you.

Robin McLaurin Williams was born on July 21, 1951, and was an American actor and comedian. He was one of the most celebrated actors of his generation. He was known for his comedic genius and improvisation skills, but also for his ability to transform himself into serious and dark characters. Williams was a beloved figure in Hollywood and his sudden death in 2014 left the world reeling.

Williams was more than just an actor; he was a force of nature. His talent was immense and his energy was electrifying. He was a one-of-a-kind individual who will be remembered for generations to come.

Best Robin Williams Quotes About Life

Born in 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, Williams began his career as a stand-up comedian in the 1970s. He quickly became a popular figure in the comedy world. In 1978, he starred in the sitcom Mork & Mindy, which propelled him to stardom.

Throughout his career, Robin Williams won several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Good Will Hunting and two Primetime Emmy Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and five Grammy Awards.

Robin Williams had an addiction to cocaine but after the death of a friend, John Belushi due to a drug overdose and the birth of his son Zak made him quit the drugs and alcohol. Even though he went to rehab quite a time throughout his life for alcohol addictions but mentioned in an interview that he never touched drugs after that.

Williams also suffered from depression and anxiety and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The idea of facing a degenerative disease for the rest of his life contributed to his depression so, at the age of 63, on August 11, 2014, Williams took his own life at his home in California.

Here we are sharing a collection of Robin Williams quotes about life, love, and happiness for you to learn something inspiring from his wise sayings.

Robin Williams Quotes

“Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there, the man who when I said I wanted to be an actor, he said, ‘Wonderful. Just have a backup profession like welding.’” ― Robin Williams

“For a while you get mad, then you get over it.” ― Robin Williams

“Comedy is acting out optimism.” ― Robin Williams

“You have this idea that you’d better keep working otherwise people will forget. And that was dangerous. And then you realize, no, actually if you take a break people might be more interested in you.” ― Robin Williams

“Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Quotes

“Nobody takes a picture of something they want to forget.” ― Robin Williams

“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.” ― Robin Williams

“Being in the same room with people and creating something together is a good thing.” ― Robin Williams

“On stage you’re free. You can say and do things that if you said and did any place else, you’d be arrested.” ― Robin Williams

“Ah, yes, divorce … from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Quotes

Famous Robin Williams Movie Quotes

“Seize the day. Because, believe it or not, each and every one of us in this room is one day going to stop breathing.”  ― Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society

“You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.”  ― Robin Williams, Good Will Hunting

“You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome.”  ― Robin Williams, Patch Adams

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.”  ― Robin Williams, Dead Poet’s Society

“Make your life spectacular. I know I did.”  ― Robin Williams, Jack

Famous Robin Williams Movie Quotes

“I try to make sense of things. Which is why, I guess, I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.”  ― Robin Williams, Bicentennial Man

“You know, some parents, when they’re angry, they get along much better when they don’t live together. They don’t fight all the time, and they can become better people, and much better mummies and daddies for you. And sometimes they get back together. And sometimes they don’t, dear. And if they don’t, don’t blame yourself. Just because they don’t love each other anymore, doesn’t mean that they don’t love you. There are all sorts of different families.” ― Robin Williams, Mrs. Doubtfire

“Please, don’t worry so much. Because in the end none of us have very long on this earth. Life is fleeting. And if you’re ever distressed, cast your eyes to the summer sky.”  ― Robin Williams, Jack

“Goooood Morning, Vietnam!” ― Robin Williams, Good Morning, Vietnam

“You know what music is? God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe; harmonic connection between all living beings, everywhere even the stars.”  ― Robin Williams, August Rush

Famous Robin Williams Movie Quotes

Best Robin Williams Quotes About Life

“Terrible wars have been fought where millions have died for one idea–freedom. And it seems that something that means so much to so many people would be worth having.” ― Robin Williams, Bicentennial Man

“You don’t know about real loss because it only occurs when you’ve loved something more than you love yourself.”  ― Robin Williams, Good Will Hunting

“Sometimes you got to specifically go out of your way to get into trouble. It’s called fun.” ― Robin Williams

“Divorce is expensive. I used to joke they were going to call it ‘all the money’ but they changed it to alimony.” ― Robin Williams

“Self-reliance is the key to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers.” ― Robin Williams

Best Robin Williams Quotes About Life

“Imagining something is better than remembering something.” ― Robin Williams

“There is still a lot to learn and there is always great stuff out there. Even mistakes can be wonderful.” ― Robin Williams

“I’m a very tolerant man, except when it comes to holding a grudge.” ― Robin Williams

“Sometimes, over things that I did, movies that didn’t turn out very well–you go, ‘Why did you do that?’ But in the end, I can’t regret them because I met amazing people. There was always something that was worth it.” ― Robin Williams

“If it’s the Psychic Network why do they need a phone number?” ― Robin Williams

Best Robin Williams Quotes About Life

Robin Williams Quotes About Happiness

“It’s hard when you read an article saying bad things about you. It is as if someone is sticking a knife on your heart. But I am the harshest critic of my work.” ― Robin Williams

“There are three things in this world that you need: Respect for all kinds of life, a nice bowel movement on a regular basis, and a navy blazer.” ― Robin Williams

“If heaven exists, to know that there are laughs, that would be a great thing.” ― Robin Williams

“Don’t associate yourself with toxic people. It’s better to be alone and love yourself than surrounded by people that make you hate yourself.” ― Robin Williams

“There’s a world out there. Open a window, and it’s there.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Quotes About Happiness

“Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose.” ― Robin Williams

“The only weapon we have is the comedy.” ― Robin Williams

“I love kids, but they are a tough audience.” ― Robin Williams

“Change is not popular; we are creatures of habit as human beings. ‘I want it to be the way it was.’ But if you continue the way it was there will be no ‘is.’” ― Robin Williams

“My children give me a great sense of wonder. Just to see them develop into these extraordinary human beings.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Quotes About Happiness

Robin Williams Quotes On Depression

“Age makes you more confident. When you realize that it’s time now to just do things. When there’s not the pressure to perform on some level of expectations, there’s more to just explore.” ― Robin Williams

“When I was growing up they used to say, ‘Robin, drugs can kill you.’ Now that I’m 58 my doctor’s telling me, ‘Robin, you need drugs to live.’ I realize now that my doctor is also a dealer…” ― Robin Williams

“I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.”  ― Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society

“The world is your oyster. Never stop trying new things.” ― Robin Williams

“The only reason Mickey Mouse has four fingers is that he can’t pick up a check.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Quotes On Depression, Drugs

“My childhood was really nice. My parents never forced me to do anything; it was always, ‘If you want to do that, fine.’ When I told my father I was going to be an actor, he said, ‘Fine, but study welding just in case.’” ― Robin Williams

“What some folks call impossible is just stuff they haven’t seen before.”  ― Robin Williams, What Dreams May Come

“We get to choose who we let in our weird little worlds.”  ― Robin Williams, Good Will Hunting

“I think it’s great when stories are dark and strange and weirdly personal.” ― Robin Williams

“Stand-up is the place where you can do tings that you could never do in public. Once you step on stage, you’re licensed to do that. It’s an understood relationship. You walk on stage, it’s your job. Then it’s a question of what can you get away with.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Quotes On Life

Robin Williams Funny Quotes, Sayings, Phrases

“A woman would never make a nuclear bomb. They would never make a weapon that kills, no, no. They’d make a weapon that makes you feel bad for a while.” ― Robin Williams

“The human spirit is more powerful than any drug and that is what needs to be nourished: with work, play, friendship, family. These are the things that matter.” ― Robin Williams

“Sometimes you can have a whole lifetime in a day and never notice that this is as beautiful as it gets.” ― Robin Williams

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” ― Robin Williams

“What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Funny Quotes, Sayings, Phrases

“For me, comedy starts as a spew, a kind of explosion, and then you sculpt it from there, if at all. It comes out of a deeper, darker side. Maybe it comes from anger, because I’m outraged by cruel absurdities, the hypocrisy that exists everywhere, even within yourself, where it’s hardest to see.” ― Robin Williams

“Time is the best teacher, unfortunately, it kills all of its students.” ― Robin Williams

“There’s no shame in failing. The only shame is not giving things your best shot.” ― Robin Williams

“When you have a great audience, you can just keep going and finding new things.” ― Robin Williams

“I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy. Because they know what it feels like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anybody else to feel like that.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Funny Quotes, Sayings, Phrases

Robin Williams Inspirational Quotes

“I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is end up with people that make you feel all alone.” ― Robin Williams

“Our job is improving the quality of life, not just delaying death.” ― Robin Williams

“I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself.” ― Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” ― Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society

“Stop being afraid of getting older. With age comes wisdom and confidence.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Inspirational Quotes

“The things we fear the most have already happened to us.” ― Robin Williams

“I do believe in love; it’s wonderful—especially love third time around, it’s even more precious; it’s kind of amazing.” ― Robin Williams

“There are no rules. Just follow your heart.” ― Robin Williams

“Do you think God gets stoned? I think so…look at the platypus.” ― Robin Williams

“Death–to blink for an exceptionally long period of time.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Inspirational Quotes

Robin Williams Quotes About Love

“I have not thought about it, but when I die, just dance on my grave and water the plants with what you are drinking. Please do not clone me, because after a while your clone is not as bright as you are.” ― Robin Williams

“To be free. Such a thing would be greater than all the magic and all the treasures in all the world.”  ― Robin Williams, Aladdin

“All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul.” ― Robin Williams

“I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.” ― Robin Williams

“The world is open for play, everything and everybody is mockable in a wonderful way.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Quotes About Love

“Death is nature’s way of saying, ‘Your table is ready.’” ― Robin Williams

“You must strive to find your own voice because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are to find it at all.”  ― Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society

“Cricket is basically baseball on valium.” ― Robin Williams

“Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.” ― Robin Williams

“We’ve had cloning in the South for years. It’s called cousins.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Quotes About Love, Life

Robin Williams Quote About Being Alone

“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

“Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Some get it as a graduation gift.” ― Robin Williams

“Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with personal trauma.” ― Robin Williams

“People say satire is dead. It’s not dead; it’s alive and living in the white house.” ― Robin Williams

“Marriage is a triumph of imagination over intelligence.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Quote

“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 learnin’!’” ― Robin Williams

“It’s a wonderful feeling when your father becomes not a God but a man to you—when he comes down from the mountain and you see he’s this man with weaknesses. And you love him as this whole being, not as a figurehead.” ― Robin Williams

“Reality: What a concept!” ― Robin Williams

“Carpe per diem–seize the check.” ― Robin Williams

“What’s wrong with death, sir? What are we so mortally afraid of? Why can’t we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity, and decency, and God forbid, maybe even humor? Death is not the enemy, gentlemen. If we’re going to fight a disease, let’s fight one of the most terrible diseases of all, indifference.”  ― Robin Williams, Patch Adams

Robin Williams Quote About Being Alone

Robin Williams Mental Health Quotes

“Cocaine is God’s way of telling you you’re making too much money.” ― Robin Williams

“It’s great to play…Who wants to be deeply serious all the time? That would suck, I think. But I’m just now getting to the point where you realize, ‘Wait, you don’t have to play all the time.’ It’s exhausting, and you have to save something for when you come home. [My ex-wife] Marsha gets asked that all the time: ‘He must be really wild at home!’ The truth is that if I were, she wouldn’t be alive. That type of freneticism is insane.” ― Robin Williams

“Being a famous print journalist is like being the best-dressed woman on the radio.” ― Robin Williams

“A human life is just a heartbeat in heaven.”  ― Robin Williams, What Dreams May Come

“You know the difference between a tornado and divorce in the South? Nothing! Someone’s losing a trailer, number one.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Mental Health Quotes

“Spring is nature‘s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” ― Robin Williams

“In America, they really do mythologize people when they die.” ― Robin Williams

“I don’t do well with snakes and I can’t dance.” ― Robin Williams

“Good people end up in Hell because they can’t forgive themselves.” ― Robin Williams

Robin Williams Mental Health Quotes

Did you like these Robin Williams quotes?

There is no doubt that Williams was one of the most beloved entertainers of our time. He was known for his improvisational comedy and his ability to make people laugh.

Williams has given us so many movies, and unforgettable impressions throughout his life with some inspirational and incredibly wise quotes. We have loved his various characters whether it’s in the Good Will Hunting, Patch Adams, Dead Poets Society, or just the voice of Genie in the Disney animated movie Aladdin. We will always remember him as a brilliant actor and a terrific comedian. He will be missed by many.

We hope you will learn something about love, happiness, and depression from these Robin Williams quotes and apply it to your life.

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