Quotations by Drew Carey

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Born: Tuesday, May 23, 1961
Profession: Actor
Nationality: American


As far as your personal goals are and what you actually want to do with your life, it should never have to do with the government. You should never depend on the government for your retirement, your financial security, for anything.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Government, Life, Financial, Goals, Retirement, Security, Want)

But I don't want to lose touch with things like eating in Bob's Big Boy.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Eating, Want)

Even when people are rich and successful on TV shows, there's always some trouble - you have to poke holes in them, throw them out of a job, put a pie in the face.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: People, Successful, Job, Trouble)

Everybody in Hollywood loves symbolic gestures.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Hollywood)

Hollywood people are filled with guilt: white guilt, liberal guilt, money guilt. They feel bad that they're so rich, they feel they don't work that much for all that money - and they don't, for the amount of money they make.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Money, Work, People, Guilt, Hollywood, Liberal)

I don't care if my jokes are appropriate for a kid.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Care, Jokes)

I don't miss the economic insecurity, the living paycheck to paycheck.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Insecurity, Living)

I love the normalcy of Cleveland. There's regular people there.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Love, People)

I see my face in the mirror and go, 'I'm a Halloween costume? That's what they think of me?
- Drew Carey

I wanted to do a show based on what my life would be like if I had never become a comedian.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Life)

I'm competitive at everything.
- Drew Carey

I'm not against ratings per se. I think more information is always good. But I certainly don't think the government has to step in and set guidelines for how shows should be rated.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Government, Information)

Like I said, all comedy is based on exaggeration, big or small, whatever you can get away with.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Comedy, Exaggeration)

Liquor prohibition led to the rise of organized crime in America, and drug prohibition has led to the rise of the gang problems we have now.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: America, Crime, Liquor, Now, Problems, Prohibition)

Nevada's one of the most conservative states in the Union, but you can do what you want in Vegas and nobody judges you.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Conservative, Judges, states, Want)

Nothing's funny about someone who's successful.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Funny, Successful, Nothing)

Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody, and they meet at the bar.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Hate, Job, Support)

People laugh to forget their troubles, and to forget their troubles they like to look at people who aren't doing better than they are.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: People, Forget)

Some people don't like competition because it makes them work harder, better.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Work, People, Competition)

That's the great thing about having your friends around you. I've known these guys forever. I really enjoy their company just as people. You couldn't ask for a better work environment.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Work, People, Company, Environment, Friends)

The first Monopoly game I played with my brothers, I hated losing so much, I just had to beat them.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Brothers, First, Losing)

There's no way I can justify my salary level, but I'm learning to live with it.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Learning)

Vegas is everything that's right with America. You can do whatever you want, 24 hours a day. They've effectively legalized everything there.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: America, Day, Right, Want)

We'll never see national shows with 45 shares again.
- Drew Carey

What also helps our show is that we never take ourselves seriously.
- Drew Carey

When I did Comic Relief, I did it to be on the show; it's a badge of honor as a comedian to do that show.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Honor)

When I play poker, I don't like losing the pot.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Losing, Play, Poker)

When the show's in production, we work for three weeks at a time and then take a week off.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Time, Work, Production)

You know that look women get when they want sex? Me neither.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Women, Sex, Want)







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