Quotes by: Wanda Sykes

When I'm not on T.V. or working on a movie, I'm on the road doing stand-up. That's my roots.
Wanda Sykes
My worlds collide. When one things happens, it just starts a domino effect - everything else goes on.
Wanda Sykes
The first time onstage, a light went on. 'OK, this is my thing. I'm comfortable here. This is my thing.'
Wanda Sykes
I watch Jay. I watch 'Letterman'. I flip back and forth between 'Conan' and 'Letterman', especially the top of the show for those guys.
Wanda Sykes
It's easier to rip somebody to shreds while you're making them laugh.
Wanda Sykes
Back then, I was doing more of my impression of what a comic is supposed to do.
Wanda Sykes
I guess because of my act, people think that I say things they want to say, and that they can just come up and say anything to me.
Wanda Sykes
I don't like doing the same material over and over again. It's not fun.
Wanda Sykes
But I think funny and talent will always win out; I mean, of course there are hurdles, but I think if you're funny you will get over all of that.
Wanda Sykes
But sometimes the women writers will pitch something and I'll hear it, but the men will keep talking.
Wanda Sykes
If you feel like there's something out there that you're supposed to be doing, if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it.
Wanda Sykes
I don't understand why people really get upset about something that doesn't affect them at all.
Wanda Sykes
It's not until you develop your own voice, your own persona onstage that you become your own comic, who you really are.
Wanda Sykes
I work hard. The staff and crew see how much energy I put into this project, and it makes them step up.
Wanda Sykes
It wasn't until I became more confident with myself and I put myself forward instead of the jokes; at first it was put the jokes out there and I'm just behind the jokes.
Wanda Sykes
I really can't pinpoint the one moment when I said I want to be a comic.
Wanda Sykes
I'm always thinking of stuff; I just don't sit down and write it. I come up with material more as I go along; if something funny happens, I'll make a note of it on my phone.
Wanda Sykes

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