Top 10 Conan O’Brien Quotes

Conan O’Brien(April 18, 1963) is an American comedian, writer, and late-night talk show host for Conan on TBS.

Here are the Conan O’Brien’s top ten most inspirational quotes:


Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.



The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality.



If life gives you lemons, make some kind of fruity juice.

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It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique.

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Just taught my kids about taxes by eating 38% of their ice cream.



When all else fails, there’s always delusion.

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There is nothing more liberating than having your worst fear realized.

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All I ask of you is one thing: please don’t be cynical. I hate cynicism – it’s my least favorite quality and it doesn’t lead anywhere.

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No specific job or career goal defines me; and it should not define you.



Your path at 22 will not necessarily be your path at 32 or 42. One’s dream is constantly evolving, rising and falling, changing course.


Thank you Conan O’Brien!

Interesting Conan O’Brien Facts:

  • He wrote for Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons.
  • He was host of Late Night on NBC for 16 seasons.
  • He was host of The Tonight Show for 1 season.
  • He paid his staff severance for being laid off by NBC.


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