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40 Wonderful & Humerous Ellen DeGeneres Quotes

40 Wonderful & Humorous Ellen DeGeneres Quotes

Ellen DeGeneres is a world famous comedian, television host, producer and actress.

When she was 19 years old, her girlfriend was killed in a car accident, and she was living in a tiny, flea infested apartment, with no money, no heating and no electric.

Ellen has been in this career for over 30 years, and has taken her life from rock bottom to the top. She’s just been awarded the Medal of Freedom earlier on this week in the White House.

Here are 40 funny and amazing Ellen DeGeneres quotes:

 

40 Wonderful Ellen DeGeneres Quotes

1. “Just go up to somebody on the street and say “You’re it!” and just run away.” – Ellen DeGeneres

2. “I really don’t think I need buns of steel. I’d be happy with buns of cinnamon.” – Ellen DeGeneres

3. “In the beginning there was nothing. God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.” – Ellen DeGeneres

4. “The only thing that scares me more than space aliens is the idea that there aren’t any space aliens. We can’t be the best that creation has to offer. I pray we’re not all there is. If so, we’re in big trouble.” – Ellen DeGeneres

5. “When I go hiking and I get over the hill, That means I am past the hard part and there is a snack in my future. That’s a good thing as far as I am concerned.” – Ellen DeGeneres

6. “But seriously, I think overall in the scheme of things winning an Emmy is not important. Let’s get our priorities straight. I think we all know what’s really important in life? winning an Oscar.” – Ellen DeGeneres

7. “I was coming home from kindergarten – well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It’s good for a kid to know how to make gloves.” – Ellen DeGeneres

8. “You know me. Any excuse to put on a dress.” – Ellen DeGeneres

9. “Yeah [I’m thirty-six], but on the show I’m thirty-two. Nobody wants to watch a thirty-six year old woman, so they decided to make me thirty-two. Much more appealing somehow.” – Ellen DeGeneres

10. “Accept who you are unless you’re a serial killer.” – Ellen DeGeneres

 

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11. “Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average life span is a mere five to fourteen days.” – Ellen DeGeneres

12. “People always ask me, ‘Were you funny as a child?’ Well, no, I was an accountant.” – Ellen DeGeneres

13. “I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.” – Ellen DeGeneres

14. “Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it’s worse when they are wearing dark glasses and have streamers in their antlers because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot.” – Ellen DeGeneres

15. “I think they should have a Barbie with a buzz cut.” – Ellen DeGeneres

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16. “We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.” – Ellen DeGeneres

17. “It’s our challenges and obstacles that give us layers of depth and make us interesting. Are they fun when they happen? No. But they are what make us unique. And that’s what I know for sure… I think.” – Ellen DeGeneres

18. “Procrastination isn’t the problem, it’s the solution. So procrastinate now, don’t put it off.” – Ellen DeGeneres

19. “I feel like I have a hangover, without all the happy memories and mystery bruises.” – Ellen DeGeneres

20. “If someone says you’re weird, say Thank You.” – Ellen DeGeneres

 

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“Sometimes you can’t see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.” – Ellen DeGeneres

 

22. “I see those picketers, and I think you know, if I weren’t a loving, non-violent, spiritual person, I would really go over there and grab those signs and smash them over their heads and shove them up their asses. But…I’m a loving, spiritual person.” – Ellen DeGeneres

23. “Go to bed in your fireplace, you’ll sleep like a log.” – Ellen DeGeneres

24. “Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log.” – Ellen DeGeneres

25. “The sixties were when hallucinogenic drugs were really, really big. And I don’t think it’s a coincidence that we had the type of shows we had then, like The Flying Nun.” – Ellen DeGeneres

26. “Do things that make you happy within the confines of the legal system.” – Ellen DeGeneres

27. “You are never too old to play. You are only too old for low-rise jeans.” – Ellen DeGeneres

28. “I think people talk too much anyway. Sometimes people are talking to me and in my mind I’m just like “shut up, shut up, shut up…blah blah blah blah blaaaaah.” – Ellen DeGeneres

 

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29. “Never follow anyone else’s path, unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. Then by all means follow that path.” – Ellen DeGeneres

30. “The only thing that scares me more than space aliens is the idea that there aren’t any space aliens. We can’t be the best that creation has to offer. I pray we’re not all there is. If so, we’re in big trouble.” – Ellen DeGeneres

31. “Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else’s expense. And I find that that’s just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else’s feelings.” – Ellen DeGeneres

32. “I don’t understand the sizes anymore. There’s a size zero, which I didn’t even know that they had. It must stand for: “Ohhh my God, you’re thin.”” – Ellen DeGeneres

33. “I’m on the patch right now. Where it releases small dosages of approval until I no longer crave it, and then I’m gonna rip it off.” – Ellen DeGeneres

 

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“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the hell she is.” – Ellen DeGeneres

 

35. “Friends will write me letters. They run out of room on the front of the letter. They write ‘over’ on the bottom of the letter. Like I’m that much of a moron. Like I need that there. Because if it wasn’t there, I’d get to the bottom of the page: ‘And so Kathy and I went shopping and we–‘ That’s the craziest thing! I don’t know why she would just end it that way.” – Ellen DeGeneres

36. “Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for – in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.” – Ellen DeGeneres

37. “I’m a godmother, that’s a great thing to be, a godmother. She calls me god for short, that’s cute, I taught her that.” – Ellen DeGeneres

38. “Laugh as much as you can. Laugh until you cry. Cry until you laugh. Keep doing it even if people are passing you on the street saying, ‘I can’t tell if that person is laughing or crying, but either way they seem crazy, let’s walk faster.’ Emote. It’s okay. It shows you are thinking and feeling.” – Ellen DeGeneres

39. “Designing is my hobby. If I didn’t do what I do for a living – at some point when I don’t do this for a living – I’ll probably just do design work. I love finding really special pieces of furniture.” – Ellen DeGeneres

40. “Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come.” – Ellen DeGeneres

 

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Written by Dan Western

Dan Western is the founder of Wealthy Gorilla. Dan is a young ambitious guy who has been researching self-development for the past two years and is now off travelling the world. His mission is to inspire others to live their dreams and be the person to whom they say; "Because of you, I never gave up." Join Wealthy Gorilla on Facebook.

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