Bill Hicks

(William Melvin Hicks)

Bill Hicks
Bill Hicks
  • Born: December 16, 1961
  • Died: February 26, 1994
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Comedian









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And if I can take part in it by transforming my own consciousness, then someone else's, I'm happy to do it.
As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people.
Children are smarter than any of us. Know how I know that? I don't know one child with a full time job and children. Time ;Humor
I began working quite young, writing, growing, maturing, always striving to top myself - to make people laugh hard at things they know and believe deep in their hearts to be true.
I don't do drugs anymore... than, say, the average touring funk band.
I don't like anything in the mainstream and they don't like me.
I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out.
I get a kick out of being an outsider constantly. It allows me to be creative.
I hate patriotism... I can't stand it. It's a round world last time I checked. Time ;Citizenship & Patriotism
I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit. Truth ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
If you don't think drugs have done good things for us, then take all of your records, tapes and CD's and burn them.
If you're so pro-life, do me a favour: don't lock arms and block medical clinics. If you're so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
I'm a heavy smoker. I go through two lighters a day.
I'm not really a heavy smoker any more. I only get through two lighters a day now.
I'm sorry if any of you are Catholic. I'm not sorry if you're offended, I'm actually just sorry by the fact that you're Catholic.
I'm totally confused about what I'm going to do with my life. Life
It's always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's just hilarious. Humor
Life is only a dream and we are the imagination of ourselves. Life
Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas.
Music is a great energizer. It's a language everybody knows. Music, Chants & Rapps
People in the U.K. share my bemusement with the United States that America doesn't share with itself. They have a sense of irony, which America doesn't have, seeing as it's being run by fundamentalists who take things literally.
People in the United Kingdom and outside the United States share my bemusement with the United States that America doesn't share with itself.
The American dream is a crock. Stop wanting everything. Everyone should wear jeans and have three T-shirts, eat rice and beans.
The best kind of comedy to me is when you make people laugh at things they've never laughed at, and also take a light into the darkened corners of people's minds, exposing them to the light.
There is no such thing as death; life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. Life ;Death
Ultimately, it is in fun. It is supposed to be highly entertaining.
Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.
We all pay for life with death, so everything in between should be free. Life ;Death
We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.
When two or more people agree on an issue, I form on the other side.
Women priests. Great, great. Now there's priests of both sexes I don't listen to. Women
Your denial is beneath you, and thanks to the use of hallucinogenic drugs, I see through you.

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