5 Louis C.K. Quotes That Tell It Like It Is

The truthful comedian channels his inner Buddha and offers lasting life advice as curated from magazine interviews, stand-up gigs, and speeches. Here's how to live like Louis.

By Alison Caporimo
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    Kelly via Wikimedia Commons

    Don't compare. Share.

    “The only time you should look in your neighbor's bowl is to make sure that they have enough. You don't look in your neighbor's bowl to see if you have as much as them.”

    Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Ewer via Wikimedia Commons

    Your imperfections are special.

    “When you write from your gut and let the stuff stay flawed and don't let anybody tell you to make it better, it can end up looking like nothing else.”

    Kelly via Wikimedia Commons

    What you have is more than you need.

    “I always tell my kids to cut a sandwich in half right when you get it, and the first thought you should have is somebody else. You only ever need half a burger.”

    Elayseah Woodard-Hinton via Wikimedia Commons

    It's amazing to be alive.

    “I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless, it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored.”

    David Shankbone

    Know when it is better to say nothing.

    “Friends should always tell you the truth. But please don’t.”

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