50 Amazing Eric Andre Quotes

Which are your favorite Eric Andre quotes?

Eric Andre is an American comedian, actor, producer, and musician.

He is known as the creator, host, and co-writer of ‘The Eric Andre Show’ on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim cartoon block. In 2020, He released the comedy special on Netflix called ‘Legalized Everything’.

He has appeared in film and television projects including ‘The Big Bang Theory’, ‘Zeke and Luther’, ‘Hot in Cleveland’, ‘Fact Checkers Unit’, ‘The Internship’, and ‘2 Broke Girls’. In addition to his on-camera work, he has also voiced for Azizi in the live-action remake of ‘The Lion King’ (2019).

Here’s a collection of the best Eric Andre quotes:


50 Amazing Eric Andre Quotes

1. “Before the Simpsons, I was 4 years old, so I don’t know exactly what I was thinking before that.” – Eric Andre

2. “How many n-bombs are dropped? It depends on what I post.” – Eric Andre

3. “I don’t think comedians take advantage of the fact that television and film are visual mediums.” – Eric Andre

4. “I have done some formal acting training because I sucked at acting when I first got to Los Angeles. I’m still one of the worst actors and auditions out there.” – Eric Andre

5. “I think part of it is the fact that they were kind of the first of its kind – there weren’t a lot of cartoons for adults. People forget at the time that The Simpsons started out, it was controversial – the fact that they said hell and damn in a cartoon was a lot. America was in an uproar.” – Eric Andre

6. “I was a class clown since second grade.” – Eric Andre


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7. “I’m an elderly Jewish lesbian trapped in a 33-year-old nerd’s body.” – Eric Andre


8. “Its consistency of what comedy can do and what comedy can be. Growing up with that show [The Simpsons] shaped my worldview.” – Eric Andre

9. “The Simpsons’ is like Charlie Parker or Marlon Brando or Richard Pryor: Comedy couldn’t go back to the way it was after ‘The Simpsons’ came out.” – Eric Andre

10. “You see a lot of sketch variety shows where each segment is one joke that they repeat over and over and over again, and the sketches are always three or four minutes too long.” – Eric Andre

11. “All motivation is defined by intention. If the intention is to hurt, divide, or belittle, it’s wrong; if it’s an attempt to cope with or make sense of tragedy, it’s something different. If it’s commenting on society’s flaws, versus adding to society’s flaws, I think the audience can tell.” – Eric Andre

12. “Hannibal Burress is my polar opposite in energy. I can be crazy, and he grounds the Eric Andre Show.” – Eric Andre

13. “I don’t really know how music and comedy are similar. I try never to dissect it theoretically or academically.” – Eric Andre

14. “I have a karaoke punk band called The Ungrateful Dead, but we don’t exist yet.” – Eric Andre

15. “I think if the joke is in good taste – it’s a good joke.” – Eric Andre

16. “I want to be remembered for my poop jokes. Those are the most important kind.” – Eric Andre


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17. “I’m an Aries. I need everybody to like me.” – Eric Andre


18. “If the crowd is full of assholes, it’s no fun. If the crowd is cool, it’s great.” – Eric Andre

19. “The Simpsons was pretty experimental at the time, but it attracted a lot of sitcom writers that felt confined by the limitations of live-action sitcoms in the ’80s.” – Eric Andre

20. “You know something is a hit comedically if you can just call up one of your friends and belt out a line from the show and you both start laughing.” – Eric Andre

21. “ABC is owned by Disney, so it’s a little more conservative than Adult Swim. Polar opposites.” – Eric Andre

22. “Do you think we’re going to hit a tipping point and the world’s going to end?” – Eric Andre

23. “I do think homophobia in the ’80s was more rampant and socially acceptable.” – Eric Andre

24. “I grew up in Boca Raton, Florida – the worst place on earth.” – Eric Andre

25. “I think everyone is bi, right? There’s no such thing as sexual orientation, or race, or gender. Those are all obsolete man-made concepts.” – Eric Andre

26. “I used to be a Geico Caveman for live events. I was a corporate mascot. It was the silliest job. It was actually awesome and fun, but it was retarded.” – Eric Andre


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27. “I’m a lurker and a creep. Women don’t like me because I sleep standing up, like a horse.” – Eric Andre


28. “I’ve never seen ‘The Goonies.’ I’ve never seen ‘Indiana Jones.’ I watched ‘UHF’ over and over again when I was little, and that was it. I had no time for any other movies. I watched ‘Naked Gun,’ ‘UHF,’ and ‘Airplane!’ over and over.” – Eric Andre

29. “The president is the country’s scapegoat more than the country’s leader; the president has as much power as we think the president has. Whoever has the most money is the puppet master.” – Eric Andre

30. “You can’t really feel the direct change from one president to another versus people closer to you in local elections.” – Eric Andre

31. “A hole is a hole has always been my motto.” – Eric Andre

32. “Comedy is often about pain.” – Eric Andre

33. “I care a lot; I’m very sensitive.” – Eric Andre

34. “I feel the acting conservatory taught me how to be a working actor in the 1700s.” – Eric Andre

35. “I loved ‘Space Ghost’ when I was in college.” – Eric Andre

36. “I think we give human beings too much credit. We’re primates, you know.” – Eric Andre


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37. “I will smoke crack before I die. I want to see what all the hubbub is about.” – Eric Andre


38. “I’m not a very good actor, so I break character all the time.” – Eric Andre

39. “Like I said, a sketch is one joke. They shouldn’t really be more than a minute, two minutes. There are some shows where the sketch goes on for five minutes. It’s like, I get it! I’m already bored. I did like the joke, but I don’t anymore because you went on too long.” – Eric Andre

40. “When I’m watching South Park, I don’t think it’s written by neo-Nazis. They know exactly what they’re doing.” – Eric Andre

41. “[The people that worked on The Simpsons] just had good taste. They knew how to execute absurd jokes.” – Eric Andre

42. “Bill Cosby spoke out against The Simpsons and there was this kind of evangelical, right-wing sect that was against The Simpsons. Fox was a new network at the time, though, so they were going to take risks.” – Eric Andre

43. “I can’t tell if the world is worse now or if we just have more cameras. There are cameras everywhere, so now the world knows how bad the world is.” – Eric Andre

44. “I feel like we put all the weight on the president, rather than distributing the weight to all of the elected officials.” – Eric Andre

45. “I like Velvet Underground, but I was never really hardcore into them. I like them, and I like Nico, but I won’t front like I’m super knowledgeable. I just never got around to it.” – Eric Andre

46. “I think that we put too much weight on who the president is.” – Eric Andre


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47. “I was eating beans by candlelight for a decade.” – Eric Andre


48. “I’m insecure, and I need the validation of strangers to feel whole. So, I need every single racist 12-year-old on the Internet to like me, or I don’t feel complete.” – Eric Andre

49. “Let’s hit the joke once and move on to the next joke and just keep it where we have as many jokes per square inch as possible.” – Eric Andre

50. “There are two sides to the coin. I think I’m much happier that [Barack] Obama won over John McCain or Mitt Romney because I think Obama did something culturally for the country.” – Eric Andre



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