Seth MacFarlane quotes

Born
October 26, 1973, Kent, Connecticut, U.S.

Occupation
Writer, actor, filmmaker, comedian.

Seth MacFarlane is an American writer, actor, filmmaker, comedian.

I still do a lot of drawing on a daily basis.
– Seth MacFarlane
The average person has eight different jobs over the course of their lifetime. You get a little antsy doing the same thing.
– Seth MacFarlane
I’m one of the few people in Hollywood who actually had a good childhood.
– Seth MacFarlane
I can’t believe I am hosting the Oscars. It’s an honor everyone else said no.
– Seth MacFarlane
When ‘Family Guy’ started, we wanted to make it more like a sitcom. And there was very little music.
– Seth MacFarlane
What makes me happy is just keeping my brain challenged and stimulated and on its toes.
– Seth MacFarlane
The resistance to science is idiotic.
– Seth MacFarlane
If I were to do a musical, I think I would rather make a film musical.
– Seth MacFarlane
There are things about the single lifestyle that are very appealing.
– Seth MacFarlane
Some of those more out-there jokes were written in the wee hours of the morning. Somehow, they remained funny the next day.
– Seth MacFarlane
I’m sure there are close calls that we’re not even aware of hundreds of times a year. You cross the street, and if you’d crossed the street two minutes later, you’d have been hit by a car, but you’d never know it. I’m sure that kind of stuff happens all the time.
– Seth MacFarlane
I love the English. My God, they brought us ‘Benny Hill,’ ‘Monty Python,’ ‘The Office,’ Neville Chamberlain.
– Seth MacFarlane
Everybody in my family had a real sick, twisted sense of humor. Most of the jokes we make in our house, we would just never even dream of making anywhere else. Just sick, horrible stuff. That wasn’t anything new to college.
– Seth MacFarlane
You would not want me on your football team.
– Seth MacFarlane
I have a car that I like – an Aston Martin – for Sunday drives in the country.
– Seth MacFarlane
Chris Elliott could read the phonebook and he’s funny.
– Seth MacFarlane
I was a big Fred Flintstone fan.
– Seth MacFarlane
You don’t want to be nasty for the sake of being nasty.
– Seth MacFarlane
The success of ‘The Simpsons’ really opened doors. It showed that if you were working in animation you didn’t necessarily have to be working in kids’ television.
– Seth MacFarlane
The only problem is time.
– Seth MacFarlane
Denzel Washington has a great sense of humor. He did all those ‘Nutty Professor’ movies.
– Seth MacFarlane
If something is shocking without being funny it’s hard to justify.
– Seth MacFarlane
You gotta keep the funny intact.
– Seth MacFarlane
The quest for Tommy Lee Jones’ laugh begins now.
– Seth MacFarlane
The problem with the cable networks is the lack of money, not from personal income but as far as show budget.
– Seth MacFarlane
I was a film major with a concentration in animation.
– Seth MacFarlane
The worst thing to happen at the Oscars would be if nothing happened. You want something unscripted, something to riff on, something kinda out there.
– Seth MacFarlane
I was about two years old when I first started drawing recognizable characters.
– Seth MacFarlane
Fox is notorious for having a very thick skin about taking shots at themselves.
– Seth MacFarlane
If a song is funny and absurd, and it sounds great, it’s just going to be that much funnier. And there’s no better example of that than ‘Monty Python.’
– Seth MacFarlane
With any half-hour comedy, it kind of takes on its own life and finds itself.
– Seth MacFarlane
On a certain day, I will tweet five times, and then I’ll go four days without tweeting at all. It really depends on what time allows. Twitter, priority-wise, has to come after the work is done.
– Seth MacFarlane
When you are in a room and your job is to write jokes 10 hours a day, your mind starts going to strange places.
– Seth MacFarlane
Science has become politicized, and that’s an embarrassment.
– Seth MacFarlane