Robin Williams (1951 – 2014) was a famous American film actor, especially in the comedy genre.
Born in Chicago, this phenomenal performer starred in films such as Jumanji, Hook, Vietnam, The Untamed Will Hunting, The Bicentennial Man and many other films that made us laugh and cry. He was an Oscar winner.
Unforgettable phrases of Robin Williams
Died in 2014 when he decided that life no longer fit him, Robin Williams left a void in the hearts of millions of followers around the world .
After a few years in which we have come to terms with the fact that we will never see him smile again, we can at least remember his philosophy of life through the best phrases of Robin Williams.
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel alone.
Perhaps his most memorable phrase, full of melancholy.
2. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Ideas that move the world.
3. They just give you a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
If you lose it, you’re lost.
4. Carpe diem. Live in the moment.
Just enjoy, make it your own.
5. Men can only be truly free in dreams. It was always like that and it will always be like that.
Unfortunately, reality limits us and a lot of it.
6. Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Others take it as a graduation gift.
Great reflection by Robin Williams.
7. There’s a lot to learn and there’s always great things out there. Even mistakes can be wonderful.
The magic of little things.
8. The right thing is what’s left if you do everything else wrong.
9. Live in the moment, there’s nothing more important.
Another sentence in relation to Carpe Diem.
10. Spring is the natural way to say: Let’s party!
That’s how nature tells us that it has a will to live.
11. Thought is real and illusion is physical.
Williams in a metaphysical moment.
12. This day will not be repeated. Live intensely every moment.
The honesty and reality of the present moment.
13. Being in the same room with people and creating something together is a good thing.
About the benefits of teamwork.
14. I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.
The truth has only one path.
15. I want to rehabilitate myself in wine country just to leave my options open.
Your personal redemption.
16. If women were running the world we would not have wars, just intense negotiations, every 28 days.
An ironic phrase about women’s cyclical moods.
17. Never fight an ugly person, they have nothing to lose.
18. Laughter is essential to a good friendship.
A comedy genius had it totally figured out.
19. Stop suffering, there’s no time for that.
Life is too short.
20. I love kids, but they’re a tough audience.
It’s hard to entertain them.
21. You have never looked at a woman and felt vulnerable, nor have you seen yourself reflected in her eyes. You have not thought that God has put an angel on earth for you, to rescue you from the pits of hell, nor what it feels like to be his angel and give him your love and give it forever.
About the difficulty of pleasing a woman.
22. People say satire is dead. It is not dead; it is alive and living in the White House.
Sarcasm against American power.
23. Reality is simply a crutch for people who cannot cope with drugs
Robin Williams’ phrase, perhaps deeper than it appears.
24. The Second Amendment says we have a right to bear arms, not to carry artillery.
About American law.
25. To be my own master. Such a thing would be better than all the magic and treasures in the world.
About his philosophy of life.
26. Comedy is acting with optimism.
Positivity in your profession.
27. Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with your personal traumas.
Psychological trauma is more bearable when we have this tool.
28. Improvisation sometimes works, sometimes it doesn’t, but when it does, it’s like an open field in execution.
The freedom of movement on stage, and its risks.
29. You have the idea that you better keep working or people will forget about you. And that’s what’s dangerous.
The need for applause is a double-edged sword.
30. I think it’s great when stories are dark and strangely personal.
His favorite movies were of this type.
31. You cannot tell me what it feels like to wake up next to a woman and be overcome with happiness.
There’s no way to put that feeling into words.
32. I’d rather die like a man than live forever like a machine.
Excerpt from The Bicentennial Man.
33. Cocaine is God’s way of saying you have too much money.
Funny thing about this expensive drug.
34. God gave men both a penis and a brain, but unfortunately, not enough blood to make both work at the same time.
One of his most famous sly phrases.
35. We had gay burglars the other night. They broke in and rearranged the furniture.
Echoing a stereotype.
36. Turn off the TV and become someone interesting. Take action.
Passivity leads nowhere.
37. A woman would never make a nuclear bomb. They would never make a weapon that kills, no, no. They would make a weapon that would make you feel bad for a while.
Humor in its purest form.
38. Reality: What a concept!
One of those Robin Williams’ philosophical phrases.
39. It’s hard when you read an article saying bad things about you. It’s like someone sticking a knife in your heart, but I’m the toughest critic of my work.
Self-demanding is above external criticism.
40. Cricket is basically valium baseball.
Comparing both sports.
41. We choose who we let into our world.
Therefore, one must choose well.
42. The idea of having a stable job is attractive.
But maybe it’s not very exciting.
43. If we fight against evil, let us fight against the most terrible of all: indifference.
A sentence to reflect on our ethical scale.
44. I love you without knowing how, when or where. I love you directly without problems or pride, so I love you because I don’t know how to love otherwise. So close that your hand on my chest is my hand, so close that your eyes are closed with my dream.
A romantic declaration of love.
45. You’re not perfect, pal. And I’m gonna save you the suspense. The girl you met isn’t perfect either. All that matters is whether you’re perfect as a couple.
Imperfect individuals can form an ideal bond.
46. It is only in dreaming that we have freedom; it has always been so and it will always be so.
About the dream world.
47. That you are here, that there is life and identity, that the powerful drama continues and you can contribute a verse.
A poetic phrase from this god of comedy.
48. What makes us different are the imperfections.
Reflection to love each other more.
49. I’m the crazy guy who thinks laughter cures everything.
A great form of therapy.
50. We all need to be accepted, but they must understand that their convictions are their own, they belong to them (…) even if the whole herd says: it is not right! Robert Frost said: Two roads diverge in a forest, and I took the less traveled of the two, and that was what changed everything. I want them to find their own way.
51. You don’t know what it feels like to lose someone, because you will only know when you love someone other than yourself. I doubt you’ve ever dared to love like that.
Love and its limits.
52. There is a time for courage and a time for prudence, and he who is intelligent distinguishes them.
You have to know how to calibrate the situations.
53. No matter what they say, words and ideas can change the world.
Irrefutably, that’s the way it is.
54. Robert Frost said: two roads opened up before me, but I took the one less traveled and that made the difference.
To paraphrase one of his literary idols.
55. I got up on my table to remind myself to look at things differently. The world looks different from up here.
Eccentricity well understood.
56. Divorce. From the Latin expression meaning: to tear off a man’s genitals, along with his wallet.
Ironic statement against certain legal practices.
57. Just because you’re divorced doesn’t mean you have an obligation to hate him.
In the line of the previous sentence.
58. I went to the woods because I wanted to live conscientiously, I wanted to live deeply and extract all the essence of life, and leave aside all that was not life, so as not to discover at the moment of my death that I had not lived.
In touch with Mother Nature.
59. There’s still a lot to learn and there’s always great stuff out there. Even mistakes can be wonderful.
You can learn from everything.
60. I’m trying to make sense of things. That’s why I believe, I believe in fate. There must be a reason why I am the way I am. There must be.
About his philosophical beliefs.
61. I think the saddest people always do their best to make people happy. Because they know what it is like to feel absolutely useless and they don’t want anyone else to feel that way.
His views on people with depressive tendencies.
62. You will have bad moments, but you will always be woken up by things that you did not pay attention to.
Little things can become important.
63. Seize the day. Because, believe it or not, each and every one of us in this room is going to stop breathing one day.
We must seize every moment.
64. Death is nature’s way of saying, “Your table is ready.
There’s nothing more to do.
65. Everyone you know is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be nice. Always.
A great reflection on dealing with other people.
66. You should strive to find your own voice because the longer you wait to start, the less likely you are to find it.
Little by little we must move towards that end.
67. Never say goodbye because saying goodbye means leaving, and leaving means forgetting.
A “see you later” is always preferable.
68. More than anything, I want to thank my father up there, the man who, when I said I wanted to be an actor, said, “Wonderful. Just have a backup profession like welding.”
About Robin Williams’ father’s understandable fears.
69. I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself.
Forming one’s own criteria is essential.
70. Please, don’t worry so much. Because in the end none of us have much time on this earth. Life is fleeting. And if you ever feel distressed, look up at the summer sky.
Wisdom in its purest form.