119 Best Will Ferrell Quotes That Are Hilarious and Funny

Will Ferrell is the versatile American actor and comedian who is best known for his memorable characters and hilarious impersonations.

From his early days providing comic relief in high school to his successful stint on Saturday Night Live (SNL), Ferrell’s comedic prowess has continually shone.

His impersonations of public figures, such as game show host Alex Trebek and U.S. President George W. Bush, became legendary on SNL.

Will Ferrell

In 2002 he transitioned to film, earning significant box office successes with movies like “Old School,” “Elf,” “Anchorman,” and “Talladega Nights.”

Ferrell’s performances aren’t limited to just comic roles; he’s demonstrated his versatility in more serious roles in films like “Stranger than Fiction” and “Everything Must Go.”

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Together with Adam McKay, he launched Gary Sanchez Productions, responsible for several comedic hits.

Ferrell also ventured into voice acting, notably in the LEGO Movie series and explored various genres, from musical comedies to racial satires.

Honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2011, Ferrell remains an influential figure in the comedy landscape.

I have outlined some of the top quotes by Will Ferrell in this post.

Best Will Ferrell Quotes


I’m just a big, hairy, American winning machine! ~ Will Ferrell.

I don’t really think in absolutes. ~ Will Ferrell.

I look good. I mean, really good. Hey everyone! Come and see how good I look! ~ Will Ferrell.

I want to thank Jesus, and by Jesus I mean Jesus Hernandez, my bodyguard. ~ Will Ferrell.

It’s very easy for me to play silly, but to reveal something closer to you, that’s so much harder. ~ Will Ferrell.

I swear, I’m so pissed off at my mom. As soon as she’s of age, I’m putting her in a home. ~ Will Ferrell.

By the time I was ready for college, I didn’t know what I wanted to do. I think I secretly wanted a show business career, but I was suppressing it. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’ve always loved watching the news on TV. As a kid, I loved watching Walter Cronkite, for some reason. ~ Will Ferrell.

There are a lot of really funny guys who are very natural in what they do: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Seth Rogen. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’ve always associated consciousness with artists like Bob Marley or Joni Mitchell or Bob Dylan. You know, artists that really talked about what was going on in the world and really artists that are timeless. ~ Will Ferrell.

One of my first memories of being a kid was, ‘I want to have a real job when I grow up.’ And to me that meant you wear a suit and a hat and carry a briefcase and go to your job. ~ Will Ferrell.

You tend to get reluctant to talk about anything until the day before filming. ~ Will Ferrell.

I think politics have gotten vulgar and we comedically portray that. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’m really an artist of feeling. I like creating things when it feels right. ~ Will Ferrell.

I had never supported a political figure – and I went out and supported Obama. ~ Will Ferrell.

Sleep is so cute when it tries to compete with the internet. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’m in a glass case of emotion. ~ Will Ferrell.

What about Santa’s cookies? I suppose ‘parents’ eat those, too? ~ Will Ferrell.

Whoever invented rope was a real a-hole. ~ Will Ferrell.

How many sarcastic pills you take this morning? ~ Will Ferrell.

My dad turned me onto Peter Sellers as a kid. I loved the fact that he was a unique combination of being extremely subtle and over-the-top all at the same time, and that’s a hard thing to do. I admire that. ~ Will Ferrell.

Top Will Ferrell Quotes

No matter how much you screw up your life, you can fix it. ~ Will Ferrell.

I put my pants on just like the rest of you – one leg at a time. Except, once my pants are on, I make gold records. ~ Will Ferrell.


Grief is nature’s most powerful aphrodisiac. ~ Will Ferrell.

I want to make hip-hop that can use guitars and soul and jazz and just fuse it all together. And I want to make this whole new sound that’s going to shock the world. Unfortunately, the masses didn’t receive it. ~ Will Ferrell.

I was one of the richest rappers in 2008. But it was definitely a strange feeling. ~ Will Ferrell.

Anyone who does anything creative is always gonna want to change. ~ Will Ferrell.

I never let my children watch big band performances on TV. Too much sax and violins. ~ Will Ferrell.

I think it just came with me evolving as a person and me understanding that it’s not right to judge or to say anything derogatory about other people, especially if I don’t know them. ~ Will Ferrell.

You definitely feel a little exposed, because some of your friends call you like, Man, I need that much. ~ Will Ferrell.

Every time I do a partnership with the corporation, it’s usually – I mean, it is – reflective of me and they really want who I am. They want what I’ve established for my brand and the respect and quality that I’ve established. ~ Will Ferrell.

In the fourth grade, I learned how to fake walking into a door. You know, you hit it with your hand and snap your head back. The girls loved it. ~ Will Ferrell.

Famous Will Ferrell Quotes

It’s nice to be in a place where I can be a little more selective, and to be sought out for ideas that I have. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’m a bit of a gourmet chef. I love cooking – mostly Thai food. ~ Will Ferrell.

I just Fell Down the Stairs Holding a Guitar and Accidentally Wrote a One Direction Song. ~ Will Ferrell.

There’s a benefit to losing, you get to learn from your mistakes. ~ Will Ferrell.

A lot of people have gotten into comedy because of certain influences in their lives or events that were painful, and I really have wracked my brain to figure it out. I pretty much have had a normal childhood. Maybe it was too normal. ~ Will Ferrell.

Facebook is like jail, you sit around and waste time, you write on walls and you get poked by people you don’t know. ~ Will Ferrell.

I guess destiny is not the path given to us but the path we choose for ourselves. ~ Will Ferrell.

I think people don’t understand that comedy is an outlet for me. Comedy allows me to get outside of myself, and exercise this thing that is still kind of scary to me. ~ Will Ferrell.

Well, I could be wrong, but I believe diversity is an old, old wooden ship that was used during the Civil War era. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’m a selective pack rat. There’s some things I have no problem getting rid of and others I hold onto dearly. ~ Will Ferrell.

Motivational Will Ferrell Quotes

I know the nature of comedy, and you never know what will happen with the next movie or whether people will find it funny. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’m a Cancer; I’m music passionate. I like long walks on the beach. ~ Will Ferrell.

Black, white, yellow, brown – we wanted somebody who would do right by us. And I think because Obama was that person, whether he was black or white, he was chosen. ~ Will Ferrell.

Handling a painful situation in a comedic way is truly the funniest. That is extremely real to me and not kind of clownish. There is a thin line though; you can’t overdo it. ~ Will Ferrell.

I think ‘SNL’ was such a unique thing because it was material you created and you’re very comfortable with it, even though the setting was pressure-packed. ~ Will Ferrell.

I often don’t think a lot about the ramifications of anything I do. ~ Will Ferrell.

Enjoy the little fun things – like taking your kids to school – before they’re all grown up. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’m able to come and do a new sound and grow even more and make greater songs because my song-making abilities have grown. ~ Will Ferrell.

You want every movie to be a hit. But every painting isn’t a masterpiece. ~ Will Ferrell.

Now we have food networks and everything. CNN was the beginning of all of that. ~ Will Ferrell.

Immature is a word that boring people use to describe fun people. ~ Will Ferrell.

Funny Will Ferrell Quotes

I would love to play Simon Cowell in a movie – heck, I would love it. It would be my dream role. ~ Will Ferrell.

I changed all my passwords to ‘incorrect’. So my computer just tells me when I forget. ~ Will Ferrell.


You sit on a throne of lies! – Will Ferrell.

I grew up in an entertainment family, and so I saw how susceptible you are to the ups and downs of this business. ~ Will Ferrell.

It would be great to be able to follow in the footsteps of Bill Murray. I really respect his ability as a comedian, obviously, but even more so as an actor. ~ Will Ferrell.

When I first started doing sketch comedy, I promised myself that if I were ever to have any success in this business, I wouldn’t hold back. Why get there and play it safe? Will Ferrell.

New York is a fun town to go out in. During my twenties and into my thirties I had a good time partying, yes. But nothing where I woke up and I thought that I had a problem. ~ Will Ferrell.

I think my new iPhone 5S is broken. I pressed the home button and I’m still at work. ~ Will Ferrell.

Whenever someone calls me ugly I get super sad and hug them, because I know how tough life is for the visually impaired. ~ Will Ferrell.

You still have that competitive thing where you want to try to make hits. That won’t go away, unless the mayor of show business says my time’s up. ~ Will Ferrell.

I speak as much Spanish as anyone who has grown up in Southern California or Texas or Arizona. I had my three years of high-school Spanish and a couple of semesters in college. ~ Will Ferrell.

Inspiring Will Ferrell Quotes

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! ~ Will Ferrell.

I hate when new parents ask who the baby looks like. It was born 15 minutes ago, it looks like a potato. ~ Will Ferrell.

I love playing the macho guy who looks like an idiot. ~ Will Ferrell.

Immature is a word boring people use to describe fun people. ~ Will Ferrell.

I think you can’t do any action without in some way paying homage to John Woo. He’s the guy who just invented that sort of next level of poetic nasty action. ~ Will Ferrell.

Winners get to do what they want. ~ Will Ferrell.

There’s always going to be someone as funny as you or funnier. ~ Will Ferrell.

I have only been funny about seventy four per cent of the time. Yes I think that is right. Seventy-four per cent of the time. ~ Will Ferrell.

I built a jail in my closet and I would incarcerate my family from time to time. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’ve got no dark secrets, I wasn’t beaten up, my parents were kind to me and there was a low crime rate where we lived. Maybe that’s where the comedy comes from, as some sort of reaction to the safe, boring suburbs. ~ Will Ferrell.

Inappropriate behavior makes me laugh. ~ Will Ferrell.

When homeless people ask me for change, I tell them ‘change comes from within’. ~ Will Ferrell.

You have to listen a lot, and you have to be open and ready to adjust to anything. It kind of provides a framework that you use all the time. You never really shut off that part of your brain when you’re doing something. It’s invaluable to have. ~ Will Ferrell.

For just one night let’s not be co-workers. Let’s be co-people. ~ Will Ferrell.

I would love to work with Bill Murray. I’ve always been such a big fan. I think he’s obviously a great comedic actor but a really interesting actor. ~ Will Ferrell.

If no one comes from the future to stop doing it, then how bad of a decision can it really be? ~ Will Ferrell.

I’m a really good swimmer. ~ Will Ferrell.

My wife and I always enjoy going for a jog. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’ve always wanted to sail around the world in a handmade boat, and I built a boat. ~ Will Ferrell.

A fashion plate, a rock star in his own mind, Megamind is more showman than deadly menace. ~ Will Ferrell.

Personal philosophy: Clothing optional. ~ Will Ferrell.

Inspirational Will Ferrell Quotes

For about a month my urine smelled like marshmallows. ~ Will Ferrell.

The funny guy doesn’t get the girl until later in life. High school, college, everyone still wants the brooding, dangerous guy you shouldn’t have. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’ve never been a conceited person or cocky, never felt boastful, but I always had a sense of self-worth; I always had a real sense of myself. ~ Will Ferrell.

A lot of the times you read something and you don’t realize that you are going to have to do the things that you read. ~ Will Ferrell.

Absolutely ma-am, I would love to sign your baby. ~ Will Ferrell.

You did it! Congratulations! World’s best cup of coffee! Great job, everybody! It’s great to be here. ~ Will Ferrell.

What’s the point of being bad when there’s nothing good to stop you? ~ Will Ferrell.

I was a strange kid in that, while most kids hate school and want to turn 18 or 21, I loved high school. ~ Will Ferrell.

When you look at someone like Sacha Baron Cohen, you have to really respect the boundaries he is pushing as Bruno or Borat. ~ Will Ferrell.

I just kind of have a comedic looking body, I guess. If anything I really have to exercise just to not look too fudgy, otherwise I would just keep going and going. ~ Will Ferrell.

I guess ultimately a lot of comedians just wanna be taken seriously. ~ Will Ferrell.

I don’t even consider myself an impressionist, really. ~ Will Ferrell.

If you set up an environment where failing is encouraged then you want to try everything. It’s obviously the best way to work. ~ Will Ferrell.

Why not work with your friends? It’s working with people you know, and you share the same sensibility. ~ Will Ferrell.

I would think beer and football go hand in hand. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’m a cotton-headed ninny muggins. ~ Will Ferrell.

I don’t really have aspirations to be Tom Hanks. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’ve not been able to avoid periods of time where I felt super-lonely. Luckily, I have a side that is able to always see the glass as half-full. ~ Will Ferrell.

I still regret that I never played soccer in high school. I chose basketball over soccer. ~ Will Ferrell.

Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego, which, of course, in German means a whale’s vagina. ~ Will Ferrell.

Alcohol is like Photoshop for real life. ~ Will Ferrell.

I have the physique a lot of people dream about having. It’s my obligation to share it with the world. ~ Will Ferrell.

When I was ten, I wrote an essay on what I would be when I grew up and said I would be a professional soccer player and a comedian in off season. ~ Will Ferrell.

Ultimate Will Ferrell Quotes

If you ain’t first, you’re last! ~ Will Ferrell.

No matter how much you screw up your own life by the wrong decisions that you make, it’s never too late to do the right thing and change your ways and you can teach old dogs new tricks. ~ Will Ferrell.

There’s nothing sexy about Orange County. ~ Will Ferrell.

Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are. ~ Will Ferrell.

I left home to go to college, and then I moved back home. I moved back for three years from 21 to 24. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’m always in these situations where I forget to separate what is pitched as an idea to the fact that I’m actually going to have to execute it. ~ Will Ferrell.

I’ve never had a yard sale, ever, in my life. I don’t know if I ever thought about stuff I would get rid of. ~ Will Ferrell.

Aren’t we all striving to be overpaid for what we do? ~ Will Ferrell.

My bed and I are deeply in love. It’s obvious my Alarm clock is jealous. ~ Will Ferrell.


Everyone I know who skis is dead. ~ Will Ferrell.

In every circle of friends there’s always that one person everyone secretly hates. Don’t have one? Then it’s probably you. ~ Will Ferrell.

Anyone can memorize facts and figures. The real way to learn anything is to go out and experience it. Let your curiosity lead you. ~ Will Ferrell.

So these were the 119 top Will Ferrell quotes that are funny, humorous and hilarious.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Bill Hicks quotes and Kevin Hart quotes.

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