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Penn Jillette quotes: Everybody prefers to see a nut - they're more fascinating. Everybody prefers to see a nut - they're more fascinating.
Penn Jillette quotes: Asking someone else to do something immoral is immoral. Asking someone else to do something immoral is immoral.
Penn Jillette quotes: I'm very happy being big and effeminate. I'm very happy being big and effeminate.
Penn Jillette quotes: Freedom means the freedom to be stupid, and that's what I want. Freedom means the freedom to be stupid, and that's what I want.
Penn Jillette quotes: You should think about the world and feel about your heart. You should think about the world and feel about your heart.
Penn Jillette quotes: Hypocrisy is annoying but not evil. Someone who says one thing and does another has doubled their chances of being half right. Hypocrisy is annoying but not evil. Someone who says one thing and does another has doubled their chances of being half right.
Penn Jillette quotes: You can't stop insane people from doing insane things with insane laws. That's insane! You can't stop insane people from doing insane things with insane laws. That's insane!
Penn Jillette quotes: In reality, many people let go of religion later in life. In reality, many people let go of religion later in life.
Penn Jillette quotes: I'm totally against straight marriage - even though I'm married. I don't think heterosexual marriage is any of the government's business. I'm totally against straight marriage - even though I'm married. I don't think heterosexual marriage is any of the government's business.
Penn Jillette quotes: How much do you have to hate somebody to not proselytize? How much do you have to hate somebody to not proselytize?
Penn Jillette quotes: We have to fight for the freedom to be stupid, and smoking is one of the best ways to fight for your freedom, to be just as stupid as you We have to fight for the freedom to be stupid, and smoking is one of the best ways to fight for your freedom, to be just as stupid as you can be.
Penn Jillette quotes: I believe in individual rights so much that I don't like any sort of 'what's good for the cause'-type questions. I believe in individual rights so much that I don't like any sort of 'what's good for the cause'-type questions.
Penn Jillette quotes: The highest ideals are human intelligence, creativity and love. Respect these above all. The highest ideals are human intelligence, creativity and love. Respect these above all.
Penn Jillette quotes: The definition of a stupid thing is something that if you do everything right, you still get hurt. Fire-eating and love are stupid things. The definition of a stupid thing is something that if you do everything right, you still get hurt. Fire-eating and love are stupid things.
Penn Jillette quotes: Never ascribe to conspiracy that which can be attributed to ignorance. Never ascribe to conspiracy that which can be attributed to ignorance.
Penn Jillette quotes: My love of computers, besides being practical, is very direct and visceral. I love the way things look on the screen. My love of computers, besides being practical, is very direct and visceral. I love the way things look on the screen.
Penn Jillette quotes: Luck is statistics taken personally. Luck is statistics taken personally.
Penn Jillette quotes: I never wanted to be a magician. I never wanted to be a comedian. I never wanted to be onstage. I never wanted to be a magician. I never wanted to be a comedian. I never wanted to be onstage.
Penn Jillette quotes: We celebrities are desperate pigs. We celebrities are desperate pigs.
Penn Jillette quotes: Better to be uneducated than educated by your government. Better to be uneducated than educated by your government.
Penn Jillette quotes: Mentally ill people come from all belief systems. Mentally ill people come from all belief systems.
Penn Jillette quotes: Every poker player is smarter than me. Every poker player is smarter than me.
Penn Jillette quotes: I get along so much better with fundamentalist Christians than I do with wishy-washy liberals, who want everyone to get along. I get along so much better with fundamentalist Christians than I do with wishy-washy liberals, who want everyone to get along.
Penn Jillette quotes: I don't question things that go against what I believe very much. But boy, the stuff that I really want to believe, I really question a lot. I don't question things that go against what I believe very much. But boy, the stuff that I really want to believe, I really question a lot.
Penn Jillette quotes: If entertainment ran grocery stores, we'd NEVER get oil cured olives or blue cheese, it would be JUST Coke. If entertainment ran grocery stores, we'd NEVER get oil cured olives or blue cheese, it would be JUST Coke.
Penn Jillette quotes: Exploration of space is worth it because humans need to explore. Knowledge is always good, and it's a really cool thing to see. Exploration of space is worth it because humans need to explore. Knowledge is always good, and it's a really cool thing to see.
Penn Jillette quotes: I intend to do the Penn & Teller show until they pry my cheesy magic wand from my cold dead fingers. I intend to do the Penn & Teller show until they pry my cheesy magic wand from my cold dead fingers.
Penn Jillette quotes: Trey Parker did 'Book of Mormon.' It's the best Broadway show I've ever seen. He does 'South Park.' It's wonderful. Trey Parker did 'Book of Mormon.' It's the best Broadway show I've ever seen. He does 'South Park.' It's wonderful.
Penn Jillette quotes: All David Blaine is is a good-looking magician. All David Blaine is is a good-looking magician.
Penn Jillette quotes: I was about 12 when I heard my first Lenny Bruce record. He was already dead. But it changed my life and really did change the world. I was about 12 when I heard my first Lenny Bruce record. He was already dead. But it changed my life and really did change the world.
Penn Jillette quotes: Freedom means the right to be stupid. Freedom means the right to be stupid.
Penn Jillette quotes: I grew up as a Christian. I suppose at some level I wanted to believe someone was watching over me. I grew up as a Christian. I suppose at some level I wanted to believe someone was watching over me.
Penn Jillette quotes: My favorite thing about the Internet is that you get to go into the private world of real creeps without having to smell them. My favorite thing about the Internet is that you get to go into the private world of real creeps without having to smell them.
Penn Jillette quotes: How I was brought up and my imaginary friend means more to me than anything you can ever say or do. How I was brought up and my imaginary friend means more to me than anything you can ever say or do.
Penn Jillette quotes: We knew that we were kind of odd and creeps, and we wanted to do odd, creepy stuff for people who wanted to see that. We knew that we were kind of odd and creeps, and we wanted to do odd, creepy stuff for people who wanted to see that.
Penn Jillette quotes: This I believe: I believe there is no God. This I believe: I believe there is no God.
Penn Jillette quotes: As much as I disagreed with every second of 'Fahrenheit 9/11,' the fact that it is out made me jump for joy. As much as I disagreed with every second of 'Fahrenheit 9/11,' the fact that it is out made me jump for joy.
Penn Jillette quotes: You don't have to be brave or a saint, a martyr, or even very smart to be an atheist. All you have to be able to say is "I don't You don't have to be brave or a saint, a martyr, or even very smart to be an atheist. All you have to be able to say is "I don't know".
Penn Jillette quotes: I have more contact with people who consume, for lack of a better word, my product than any other performers. I have more contact with people who consume, for lack of a better word, my product than any other performers.
Penn Jillette quotes: Magic is the Special Olympics of entertainment. Magic is the Special Olympics of entertainment.
Penn Jillette quotes: I don't want everyone to read anything; I like us all reading different books. I don't want everyone to read anything; I like us all reading different books.
Penn Jillette quotes: People like Bill Maher, who brags about being a cynic, it sickens me. I am the least cynical person I know, and I am very, very skeptical. People like Bill Maher, who brags about being a cynic, it sickens me. I am the least cynical person I know, and I am very, very skeptical.
Penn Jillette quotes: We need a president who realizes that there's no government business in show business. We need a president who realizes that there's no government business in show business.
Penn Jillette quotes: When someone is trying to interpret something for you, they always have an agenda. When someone is trying to interpret something for you, they always have an agenda.
Penn Jillette quotes: I've been fired from a situational comedy with a script they wrote specifically for me because of my voice. I've been fired from a situational comedy with a script they wrote specifically for me because of my voice.
Penn Jillette quotes: If you spend a lot of time lying to people, you think a lot about what the truth means. If you spend a lot of time lying to people, you think a lot about what the truth means.
Penn Jillette quotes: Everyday is an atheist holiday. Everyday is an atheist holiday.
Penn Jillette quotes: There should be an ease and clarity to anything that's real and from the heart. Things that are true shouldn't have tricks. There should be an ease and clarity to anything that's real and from the heart. Things that are true shouldn't have tricks.
Penn Jillette quotes: I have no evidence that libertarianism leads to a better life. I just think it is morally right. I have no evidence that libertarianism leads to a better life. I just think it is morally right.
Penn Jillette quotes: Atheism is a religion like not collecting stamps is a hobby. Atheism is a religion like not collecting stamps is a hobby.
Penn Jillette quotes: Only Atheists have morals, the religious have reward and punishment. That's not morality, that's sucking up. Only Atheists have morals, the religious have reward and punishment. That's not morality, that's sucking up.
Penn Jillette quotes: Bob Barr is not crazy enough for my taste. Bob Barr is not crazy enough for my taste.
Penn Jillette quotes: I'm always surprised when the corporate world does stupid things, because they're often not very stupid in hindsight. I'm always surprised when the corporate world does stupid things, because they're often not very stupid in hindsight.
Penn Jillette quotes: I think people under age 55 come to Vegas with a certain sense of irony. I think people under age 55 come to Vegas with a certain sense of irony.
Penn Jillette quotes: 'Celebrity Apprentice' has more integrity and is the most straightforward show I've ever seen. 'Celebrity Apprentice' has more integrity and is the most straightforward show I've ever seen.
Penn Jillette quotes: My mom, if you asked her if she was interested in whether or not people gambled, would say no. My mom, if you asked her if she was interested in whether or not people gambled, would say no.
Penn Jillette quotes: Someone who is a good person should have no fear of the government whatsoever. Someone who is a good person should have no fear of the government whatsoever.
Penn Jillette quotes: When you tell other people to do stuff they don't know how to do, they tend to freak out. When you tell other people to do stuff they don't know how to do, they tend to freak out.
Penn Jillette quotes: Comedy is taken care of by a free market. Comedy is taken care of by a free market.
Penn Jillette quotes: 'Moxie' is a name that was created by an American for the first national soft drink and then went on to mean chutzpah, and that's nice. 'Moxie' is a name that was created by an American for the first national soft drink and then went on to mean chutzpah, and that's nice.
Penn Jillette quotes: Modern American magic, late 20th century magic, is tremendously disrespectful of the audience. Modern American magic, late 20th century magic, is tremendously disrespectful of the audience.
Penn Jillette quotes: Has any non-dipshit man ever used the word "ladies" not followed by the word "room"? Has any non-dipshit man ever used the word "ladies" not followed by the word "room"?
Penn Jillette quotes: If there are two things Penn & Teller stand for, it's the truth & lying, although not necessarily in that order. If there are two things Penn & Teller stand for, it's the truth & lying, although not necessarily in that order.
Penn Jillette quotes: Obama is a great leader. He can fire people up and get them to do what he wants. Obama is a great leader. He can fire people up and get them to do what he wants.
Penn Jillette quotes: I don't believe the majority always knows what's best for everyone. I don't believe the majority always knows what's best for everyone.
Penn Jillette quotes: The reason I'm an I.B.M.-type guy today is that I really needed a laptop back in 1986, and I just couldn't wait for the Powerbook. The reason I'm an I.B.M.-type guy today is that I really needed a laptop back in 1986, and I just couldn't wait for the Powerbook.
Penn Jillette quotes: A joke is a way to say, 'I'm going to do something funny now. If I don't get a laugh at the end, I'm a failure.' A joke is a way to say, 'I'm going to do something funny now. If I don't get a laugh at the end, I'm a failure.'
Penn Jillette quotes: You have to be careful as a libertarian because you can sound very Republican. You have to be careful as a libertarian because you can sound very Republican.
Penn Jillette quotes: I'm an amazing mama's boy. I'm an amazing mama's boy.
Penn Jillette quotes: The whole world is pretending the breakthrough is in technology. The bottleneck is really in art. The whole world is pretending the breakthrough is in technology. The bottleneck is really in art.
Penn Jillette quotes: I'm not misunderstood. I am brash. I make my living being brash. I'm not misunderstood. I am brash. I make my living being brash.