Thursday, March 24, 2016

Very occasional quote of the day: nice guys

“Nice guys finish first. If you don't know that, then you don't know where the finish line is.”

— Garry Shandling, 1949-2016

[h/t to @TheBlakeMorgan]

There's also a great exchange in Shandling's Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee video with Jerry Seinfeld. Seinfeld laments about where all comedians' material goes when they die:

JS: Gee, all that material, you worked so hard on it, it's just gone. It doesn't mean anything to anyone any more, and it took so much work to create it. 

GS: That material and your material is purely a vehicle for you to express your spirit, and your soul, and your being... 

It doesn't have any value beyond you expressing yourself spiritually in a very soulful, spiritual way. It's why you're on the planet. 

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