20 Jon Stewart quotes to make you feel better about yourself

“You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn’t that long ago that we were swept away by the Macarena.”

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Jon Stewart can be one of the most polarizing figures in pop-culture, depending upon which side of the political spectrum you sit upon. This is something hasn’t always sit well with Stewart, as he fancies himself as a man who sits in the center of the two political parties. However, political leanings aside, you cannot deny the incredible impact Jon Stewart has had on mainstream culture as a writer, actor, satirist, and stand-up comedian. So today we’ll be paying tribute to some of my favorite and most popular Jon Stewart quotes.

Popular quotes can serve both as a reminder of humility, a source of humor and a catalyst of inspiration. So if popular quotes is what you fancy then be sure to check out past editions of this post here.

“If you don’t stick to your values when they’re being tested, they’re not values: they’re hobbies.”

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"I'm not just a boy toy. I have feelings and dreams like anybody else."

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"Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch."

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"I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days."

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"If you're going to give people 20 minutes of news satire, you've also got to give them Tiffani-Amber Thiessen or you're going to have rioting in the streets."

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"Ahh, Earth Day, the only day of the year where being able to hacky-sack will get you laid."

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"Insomnia is my greatest inspiration."

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"I'm too short to host a late-night talk show. It's like the bar at an amusement-park ride. You have to be six foot two or over."

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“I’m not going to censor myself to comfort your ignorance.”

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"The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom."

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“The reason I don’t worry about society is, nineteen people knocked down two buildings and killed thousands. Hundreds of people ran into those buildings to save them. I’ll take those odds every f*cking day.”

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"You just have to keep trying to do good work, and hope that it leads to more good work. I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. Yes, I want to look back and know that I was terrible at a variety of things."

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“We hear every damn day about how fragile our country is — on the brink of catastrophe — torn by polarizing hate, and how it’s a shame that we can’t work together to get things done, but the truth is we do. We work together to get things done every damn day!”

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“Alright guys, I want to get out there and vote tomorrow. And not because it’s cool, because it’s not. You know what is cool? Smoking. Smoke while you vote.”

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“Every generation has their challenge. And things change rapidly, and life gets better in an instant.”

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“I am a tiny, neurotic man, standing in the back of the room throwing tomatoes at the chalk board. And that’s really it.”

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“I have complete faith in the continued absurdity of whatever’s going on.”

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"I can be in 20 movies. But I'll never be an actor."

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"There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on "Friends" is."

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