Penn Jillette Quotes

Penn Jillette Quotes: So many people say, 'You know, your taxes aren't taken by force,' and that's foolish. If you don't pay your taxes and you don't answer the warrant and you don't go to court, eventually someone will pull a gun. Eventually someone with a gun will show up.
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Penn Jillette Quote: One of the things that Teller and I are obsessed with, one of the reasons that we're in magic, is the difference between fantasy and reality. That is the subject that, if you have a brain in your head, is always dealt with in magic. The smarter the tricks you're doing, the more that' s an important thing.
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Quotes about Penn Jillette: 'Celebrity Apprentice' has more integrity and is the most straightforward show I've ever seen.
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Quote about Penn Jillette: I think one of the things about Donald Trump that's interesting is he lives in a rarified atmosphere where it's possible that he doesn't get enough feedback, enough people rolling their eyes at him. It's a danger more in show business than it is with wealth.
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Penn Jillette Sayings: TV networks are dying. The death throes of religion give us jihads. The death throes of television give us reality shows.
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Penn Jillette Saying: Everybody is designing magic iPhone apps that do things that are really, really beautiful, but a really important thing about magic is that the gimmick has to be ugly.
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Sayings about Penn Jillette: Performers have the right to say what they want to, and anyone paying money has the right to accept or reject the art and entertainment that's available.
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Saying about Penn Jillette: Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-o, and all the other things I can prove and that make this life the best life I will ever have.
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Penn Jillette Quotes: You have in Vegas the most heterogeneous audience you're gonna get anywhere in the country. In Boston, Chicago, Miami, you know who goes to the theater. In Vegas, you have people who only see one theater show a year, and it's in Vegas.
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Penn Jillette Quote: Counterintuitive action makes a fellow feel smart.
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Quotes about Penn Jillette: To drive a car in rural America is freedom. Before I had a car, I'd never seen a rock and roll show, I'd never seen a comic or a show.
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Quote about Penn Jillette: Teller and I worked Renaissance Festivals and street performing - actually more real, no kidding around, Philadelphia street performing than we did Renaissance Festivals.
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Penn Jillette Sayings: I like movies that are scary, but I don't want them to be dirt dumb. I want a movie that gets my blood racing, makes me laugh, but also gives me something to think about, with maybe a little sexy thrown in. Hollywood doesn't make movies like that.
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Penn Jillette Saying: No one can tell you the rules of 'Celebrity Apprentice.' No one. Donald Trump just does what he wants, which is mostly pontificating to people who are sucking up to him, while the network people try to manipulate him into making the highest-rated show they can.
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Sayings about Penn Jillette: Before you can read, you know the difference between a story and reality. And, of course, by the time you're old enough to do any real damage with an Uzi, you've learned that difference.
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Saying about Penn Jillette: Direct confrontation, direct conversation is real respect. And it's amazing how many people get that.
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Penn Jillette Quotes: It's not arrogant to say that you can't figure out the answers to the universe with your internal faith. It's not arrogant to know that there's no omniscient, omnipotent prime mover in the universe who loves you personally. It's not sad to feel that life and the love of your real friends and family is more than enough to make life worth living. Isn't it much sadder to feel that there is a more important love required than the love of the people who have chosen to spend their limited time with you?
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Penn Jillette Quote: For better or worse, in the 21st century, reality shows are the variety show.
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