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Al Yankovic

American,  Comedian
Total Quotes : 59
My Life Doing Certainly

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

- Al Yankovic

Job Need Your

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

- 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

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

Melody Rap Lot

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

- Al Yankovic

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

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

Over Supportive Lot

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

- Al Yankovic

History Artists Respecting

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

- Al Yankovic

Artist Kind Had

What kind of morons do you have working at newspapers in Austin that would base an entire review of an artist's performance on whether or not they had a good seat?

- Al Yankovic

Think New Cover

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

- 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

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

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

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

Thought Career Going

When I was a kid, I thought I was going to be an architect, because when I was 12 years old I had a guidance counselor that convinced me that that was the best career choice for me.

- 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

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

Doing Audience How

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

- Al Yankovic