Amazing Gilda Radner Quotes That Prove Her Spirit Lives On

Gilda Radner on SNL wearing a huge black wig making a silly face
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Oh, Gilda!

Her Memory Lives On When You Read 16 Gilda Radner Quotes

Gilda Radner was the first cast member of Saturday Night Live Lorne Michaels hired. She was the first female cast member and would go on to make audiences laughs for years to come. She was a funny, lovable woman who sadly died way too soon.

Her spirit lives on both on film and in writing. Luckily for us Gilda Radner also left behind some poignant quotes we get to relive and reread everyday. She was an inspiring woman, a hilarious person, and an even better human being. If you need a pick me up or a little bit of warmth today, take a look at some great Gilda Radner quotes. If you want to learn more about her impeccable life, watch Love, Gilda here and check out the trailer below.

Gilda Radner Quotes

  • "Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next."

  • "It's like what my father always said to me, he said to me, he said, Roseanna Roseanadana, it's always something. If it isn't one thing-- it's another! It's always something."

  • "I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they are the first to be rescued off of sinking ships."

  • "Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It's huge and scary-- it's an act of infinite optimism."

  • "I base my fashion sense on what doesn't itch."

  • "I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive."

Some of the Best Gilda Radner Quotes

  • "I want a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard away, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end."

  • "Humor is just truth, only faster!"

  • "I grew up in front of a television. I guess I'll grow old inside of one."

  • "There is no real security except for whatever you build inside yourself."

  • "I can always be distracted by love, but eventually I get horny for creativity.

Funny Gilda Radner Quotes

  • "I'm so full I can't hear."

  • "You feel completely in control when you hear a wave of laughter coming back at you that you have caused."

  • "Fame changes a lot of things, but it can't change a lightbulb."

  • "Dreams are like paper, they tear so easily."

  • "Never let a gynecologist put anything in your nose."

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