Here’s a selection of Will Ferrell Quotes, covering topics such as movies, Elf, Step Brothers and life.
We really hope you enjoy these quotes and that they give you something to think about.
A fashion plate, a rock star in his own mind, Megamind is more showman than deadly menace.
Grief is nature’s most powerful aphrodisiac.
Whenever someone calls me ugly I get super sad and hug them, because I know how tough life is for the visually impaired.
I think a lot of the instincts you have doing comedy are really the same for doing drama, in that it’s essentially about listening. The way I approach comedy, is you have to commit to everything as if it’s a dramatic role, meaning you play it straight.
I have the physique a lot of people dream about having. It’s my obligation to share it with the world.
I left home to go to college, and then I moved back home. I moved back for three years from 21 to 24.
Aren’t we all striving to be overpaid for what we do?
One of my first memories of being a kid was, ‘I want to have a real job when I grow up.’ And to me that meant you wear a suit and a hat and carry a briefcase and go to your job.
I think with the success of, like, every summer there has been a couple R-rated comedies that have done so well; I think it is so nice to see that people are turning out to see these movies, and it doesn’t seem to be as big a stigma with the studios anymore.
Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are.
There’s a benefit to losing, you get to learn from your mistakes.
Facebook is like jail, you sit around and waste time, you write on walls and you get poked by people you don’t know
I’m a bit of a gourmet chef. I love cooking – mostly Thai food.
Personal philosophy: Clothing optional
I guess destiny isn’t the path chosen for us, but the path we chose for ourselves.
If no-one comes from the future to stop doing it, then how bad of a decision can it really be?
What’s the point of being bad when there’s nothing good to stop you?
I’ve got no dark secrets, I wasn’t beaten up, my parents were kind to me and there was a low crime rate where we lived. Maybe that’s where the comedy comes from, as some sort of reaction to the safe, boring suburbs.
Alcohol is like Photoshop for real life
I’ve never been a conceited person or cocky, never felt boastful, but I always had a sense of self-worth; I always had a real sense of myself.
I think my new iPhone 5S is broken. I pressed the home button and I’m still at work
I’ve always had, when I needed it, an extreme amount of focus that I could put into something. That has served me well.
The funny guy doesn’t get the girl until later in life. High school, college, everyone still wants the brooding, dangerous guy you shouldn’t have.
I put my pants on just like the rest of you – one leg at a time. Except, once my pants are on, I make gold records.
No matter how much you screw up your life, you can fix it.
Anyone who does anything creative is always gonna want to change.
We all know the moon isn’t made out of green cheese…but if it was made out of barbeque spare ribs would you eat it?
‘Elf’ has become this big holiday movie, and I remember running around the streets of New York in tights saying, ‘This could be the last movie I ever make,’ and I could never have predicted that it’d become such a popular film.
Enjoy the little fun things – like taking your kids to school – before they’re all grown up.
I was a strange kid in that, while most kids hate school and want to turn 18 or 21, I loved high school.
Members of the Senate and House, if they want to send troops into war, should be forced to send a family member. That would really make everyone stop and go, ‘Ohhh-kaaay.’
I speak as much Spanish as anyone who has grown up in Southern California or Texas or Arizona. I had my three years of high-school Spanish and a couple of semesters in college.
I look good. I mean, really good. Hey everyone! Come and see how good I look!
In every circle of friends there’s always that one person everyone secretly hates. Don’t have one? Then it’s probably you.
I often don’t think a lot about the ramifications of anything I do.
It’s the fastest who get paid and it’s the fastest who get laid.
I left ‘Saturday Night Live’ without a film to go to, and I’d filmed ‘Old School’ while I was in my last season of the show, and that hadn’t come out yet. I was a free agent, in a way, but I knew it was time to leave the show and test the water.
I was never a class clown or anything like that, but I do remember being in the first grade and my teacher, Mr. Chad, told the class one day that we were going to do some exercises. He meant math exercises, but I stood up and started doing jumping jacks. To this day, I don’t know what possessed me to do that, but all my friends cracked up.
I did plenty of jobs that I hated. I was a bank teller and terrible at it. I parked cars, a valet. I answered phones. I somehow avoided being a waiter. I knew I wouldn’t be able to keep the order straight. I’m not much of a multi-tasker.
Saturday Night Live is such a comedy boot camp in a way, because you get to work with so many different people who come in to host the show and you get thrown into so many situations and learn how to think on your feet, so filmmaking actually feels slow, in a good way.
I think anyone who has, you know, is in any sort of artistic pursuit, kind of goes up and down with the way they feel about their work. And I, for the most part, am pretty happy person. But, yeah. I go through definite periods of time where I’m not funny. I’m not good. I’m – I don’t feel original.
Why not work with your friends? It’s working with people you know, and you share the same sensibility.
I always find it actually funny that the analysis is that the characters I play in comedies are the manchild, the adolescent, characters that refuse to grow up. And yet, if you look back in the history of comedy all the way back to the Marx brothers, that’s a big part of comedy.
I always just forced myself to do crazy things in public. In college I would push an overhead projector across campus with my pants just low enough to show my butt. Then my friend would incite the crowd to be like, ‘Look at that idiot!’ That’s how I got over being shy.
I guess ultimately a lot of comedians just wanna be taken seriously.
When I first started doing sketch comedy, I promised myself that if I were ever to have any success in this business, I wouldn’t hold back. Why get there and play it safe?
I hate when new parents ask who the baby looks like. It was born 15 minutes ago, it looks like a potato
I’ve always wanted to sail around the world in a handmade boat, and I built a boat.
Inappropriate behavior makes me laugh.