“A comedian of the older generation did an “act” and he told the audience, “This is my act.” Today’s comic is not doing an act. The audience assumes he’s telling the truth. What is truth today may be a damned lie next week. The truth. When I’m interested in a truth, it’s really a truth truth, one hundred percent. And that’s a terrible kind of truth to be interested in.” - Lenny Bruce

“Lenny Bruce opened all the doors, and people like Richard Pryor and I were able to walk thru them.” - George Carlin

“A comedian of the older generation did an “act” and he told the audience, “This is my act.” Today’s comic is not doing an act. The audience assumes he’s telling the truth. What is truth today may be a damned lie next week. The truth. When I’m interested in a truth, it’s really a truth truth, one hundred percent. And that’s a terrible kind of truth to be interested in.” - Lenny Bruce

“Lenny Bruce opened all the doors, and people like Richard Pryor and I were able to walk thru them.” - George Carlin