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Al Yankovic

American,  Comedian
Total Quotes : 59
Career Over Some

The irony is of course that my career has lasted a whole lot longer than some of the people I've parodied over the years.

- Al Yankovic

Over Supportive Lot

A lot of artists have really been supportive over the years.

- Al Yankovic

Bad Got Bit

At this point I've got a bit of a track record. So people realize that when 'Weird Al' wants to go parody, it's not meant to make them look bad... it's meant to be a tribute.

- Al Yankovic

Job Need Your

You don't need to be defined by your job.

- Al Yankovic

My Life Doing Certainly

As a kid, I certainly never thought I would get to spend my life doing something fun.

- Al Yankovic

Melody Rap Lot

A lot of rap songs don't usually have a lot of melody per se.

- Al Yankovic

History Artists Respecting

I have a long-standing history of respecting artists' wishes.

- Al Yankovic

Father Living Which

As my father used to tell me, the only true sign of success in life is being able to do for a living that which makes you happy.

- Al Yankovic

Doing Audience How

How can you get bored if the audience is cheering and laughing at something you're doing?

- Al Yankovic

Think New Cover

I don't think there are any new media I'd like to cover.

- Al Yankovic

Career Wanting Been

I did have a child, and I was reading a lot of picture books to her, but at the same time writing a children's book was something that I'd been wanting to do for many years, pretty much since the start of my career.

- Al Yankovic

Like Does Whether

As it turns out, there is a thing called the Internet, and stuff does go out there whether the suits like it or not.

- Al Yankovic

Song YouTube Studio

By the time I'm in the studio recording my parody, 10,000 parodies of that song are on YouTube.

- Al Yankovic

Offended Too Get

I can't get too offended when somebody parodies me.

- Al Yankovic

Good Fake Until

You fake something until you're good at it.

- Al Yankovic

My Life Rest I Write

I know now that everything I write, I'm going to put out, and I'll have to live with it for the rest of my life.

- Al Yankovic

Therapy Kind Been

I don't really look at myself as the kind of person who craves attention, but I've never been to therapy so there's probably a lot of stuff about myself that I don't know.

- Al Yankovic

Ideas Come Charts

I make charts of songs that are good candidates, good targets, so to speak. Then I try to come up with ideas for parodies. And 99% of those ideas are horrible.

- Al Yankovic

Career Deal Topical

One of the hardest things I've had to deal with in my career is keeping my material topical even though I only release albums every three or four years.

- Al Yankovic

I Think Tell I Write

I write and write and write, and then I edit it down to the parts that I think are amusing, or that help the storyline, or I'll write a notebook full of ideas of anecdotes or story points, and then I'll try and arrange them in a way that they would tell a semi-cohesive story.

- Al Yankovic