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About George Carlin
George Carlin was an American stand up comedian and controversial author.
George was a regular fill-in for “The Tonight Show” host Johnny Carson. He was arrested numerous times over his career for obscenities, for which he was always released on the basis of Freedom of Speech. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Comedy Awards.
George was raised by a single mother and dropped out of high school when he was 15. He joined the Air Force and was a popular radio host but he was also court martialed 3 separate times. He left the military and started his career into standup comedy. He died in 2008 of heart failure leaving behind a wife and daughter.
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Famous quotes by George Carlin
At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.George Carlin
By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.George Carlin
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.George Carlin
Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.George Carlin
Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established.George Carlin
Electricity is really just organized lightning.George Carlin
Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.George Carlin
I think people should be allowed to do anything they want. We haven't tried that for a while. Maybe this time it'll work.George Carlin
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.George Carlin
If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little.George Carlin
In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.George Carlin
Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.George Carlin
Religion is just mind control.George Carlin
Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.George Carlin
The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.George Carlin
The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.George Carlin
The very existence of flame-throwers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done.George Carlin
There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.George Carlin
Weather forecast for tonight: dark.George Carlin
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?George Carlin
What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?George Carlin
When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.George Carlin
When you step on the brakes your life is in your foot's hands.George Carlin
You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans.George Carlin
George Carlin's Popularity
George Carlin was a famous American comedian, actor, and author, who was born on May 12, 1937. As a person born on this date, George Carlin is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (May 12) and the 8th most popular for the year (1937).
People born on May 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. George Carlin is the 143rd most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to George Carlin's birthday, George Carlin is the 1255th most famous American.
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