Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
Rhetoric does not get you anywhere, because Hitler and Mussolini are just as good at rhetoric. But if you can bring these people down with comedy, they stand no chance.
We want to get people laughing; we don't want to offend anybody.
Jim The Waco Kid: My name is Jim, most people call me... Jim.
Count de Monet: It is said that the people are revolting King Louis XVI : You said it. They stink on ice.