Alan Alda Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old alan alda quotes, alan alda sayings, and alan alda proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.     

Alan Alda

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.     

Alan Alda

The best things said come last. People will talk for hours saying nothing much and then linger at the door with words that come with a rush from the heart.     

Alan Alda

At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you ll discover will be wonderful. What you ll discover is yourself.     

Alan Alda

Some of the greatest things, as I understand, they have come about by serendipity, the greatest discoveries.     

Alan Alda

You can't get there by bus, only by hard work, risking, and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful: yourself.     

Alan Alda

The meaning of life is life.     

Alan Alda

Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in.     

Alan Alda

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.     

Alan Alda

At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.     

Alan Alda

You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself.     

Alan Alda

When people are laughing, they're generally not killing each other.     

Alan Alda

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself.     

Alan Alda

Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in while, or the light won't come in.     

Alan Alda

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.     

Alan Alda

Life is meaningless unless you bring meaning to it. It is up to us to create our own existence. Unless you do something, unless you make something it's as though you aren't there.     

Alan Alda

Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.     

Alan Alda

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing, but what you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself.     

Alan Alda

Originality is unexplored territory. You get there by carrying a canoe - you can't take a taxi.     

Alan Alda

Originality is unexplored territory. You get there by carrying a canoe - you can't take a taxi.     

Alan Alda

Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.     

Alan Alda

Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.     

Alan Alda

Almost everybody that's well-known gets tagged with a nickname.     

Alan Alda