Lily Tomlin Sayings and Quotes

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


I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.     

Lily Tomlin

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.     

Lily Tomlin

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.     

Lily Tomlin

Reality is a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.     

Lily Tomlin

I always knew I wanted to become somebody when I grew up. Now I realize I should have been more specific.     

Lily Tomlin

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library.     

Lily Tomlin

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.     

Lily Tomlin

Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it.     

Lily Tomlin

For fast acting relief, try slowing down.     

Lily Tomlin

Reality is a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.     

Lily Tomlin

For fast-acting relief try slowing down.     

Lily Tomlin

For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.     

Lily Tomlin

For fast acting relief, try slowing down.     

Lily Tomlin

Instead of working for the survival of the fittest, we should be working for the survival of the wittiest – then we can all die laughing.     

Lily Tomlin

Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pocket – The road to success is always under construction.     

Lily Tomlin

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in a library?     

Lily Tomlin