Richard Pryor (Actor)

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I believe in the institution of marriage and I intend to keep trying until I get it right. .

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You all know how black humor started? It started on slave ships. Cat was rowing and dude says, “What you laughin’ about?” And he says, “Yesterday I was a king.” .

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People in other countries, they all want to come to America. They say, “You can eat twenty four hours a day in America.” I say yeah, they’re right. If you have some money, or a pistol, you can get something to eat. .

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There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace. .

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I went to Zimbabwe. I know how white people feel in America now relaxed! Cause when I heard the police car I knew they weren’t coming after me! .

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Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers. .

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A sold out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I could have been at home in my warm bed, playing Nintendo. .

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Even when I was a little kid, I always said I would be in the movies one day, and damned if I didn’t make it. .

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Movies are movies, and I don’t think any of them are going to hurt the moral fiber of America and all that nonsense. .

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I believe in the institution of marriage, and I intend to keep trying till I get it right. .

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Sure, I have friends, plenty of friends, and they all come around wantin’ to borrow money. I’ve always been generous with my friends and family, with money, but selfish with the important stuff like love. .

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“the scars I now have on the outside only mirrored the ones I’d had on the inside my entire life.” .

Richard Pryor Quotes about life
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I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals. .

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Its been a struggle for me because I had a chance to be white and refused .

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The way I see it, the earth is going to be here after were dead and gone. Even if its a polluted planet, and they messed it up. Where do they go from here - to another planet so they can mess that up too? .

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Theres a lot more hypocrisy than before. Racism has gone back underground. .

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Theres a thin line between to laugh with and to laugh at. .

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What I am for is justice for everyone, just like it says in the Constitution. .

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Yes, Im religious. God has shown me things, made certain ways clear to me. .

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You work your butt off and somebody says you cant have your record played because it offends them. Tyrants are made of such stuff. .

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I dont see myself getting married again, but if I do, it will be forever. .

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I just dont want to die alone, thats all. Thats not too much to ask for, is it It would be nice to have someone care about me, for who I am, not about my wallet. .

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I know that if I wasnt scared, somethings wrong, because the thrill is whats scary. .

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I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, I wanna grow up and be a critic. .

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I realized this is what God has dealt me, and I should be thankful considering all thats happened to me in my life, but MS caused the movies to stop - stop dead - and I miss it. .

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I think about being married again, having a home and a wife. No one can ever be married too many times, and maybe if I keep trying Ill get it right one day. .

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I think about dying. Ive come to realize we all die alone in one way or another. .

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I was an only child. .

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I was brought up in a whorehouse in Peoria. My mother and father lived there and worked there. .

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I was kicked out of school because of my attitude. I was not assimilating. So I went to work, taking any jobs I could get. .

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I went to Zimbabwe. I know how white people feel in America now; relaxed! Cause when I heard the police car I knew they werent coming after me! .

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I wont talk about what it was like in prison, except to say Im glad Im out and that I plan never to go back and to pay my taxes every day. .

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Id like to make you laugh for about ten minutes though Im gonna be on for an hour. .

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Im for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people. .

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Im not for integration and Im not against it. .

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If I thought about it, I could be bitter, but I dont feel like being bitter. Being bitter makes you immobile, and theres too much that I still want to do. .

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Imagine people calling you to find out if youre dead. Ive led a real crazy life at times, and Ive had many strange things happen to me, but that was one of the strangest. .

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Movies are movies, and I dont think any of them are going to hurt the moral fiber of America and all that nonsense. .

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Someone called all the newspapers in New York and told them Id died. Ive been told by almost everyone it was an ex-wife - Ive had a few so its hard to pinpoint which one - but who knows for sure? .

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The black groups that boycott certain films would do better to get the money together to make the films they want to see, or stay in church and leave us to our work. .

Richard Pryor Quotes about money
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Booty is just a ghetto expression, and Im just a booty star. .

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Even when I was a little kid, I always said I would be in the movies one day, and damned if I didnt make it. .

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Everyone carries around his own monsters. .

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Hawaii is the best form of comfort for me. When I die, I want to be cremated, and I want half my ashes spread in the Pacific around the island, the rest on the property. .

Richard Pryor Quotes about comfort
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I aint no movie star, man. Im a booty star. .

Richard Pryor Quotes about man
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I became a performer because it was what I enjoyed doing. .

Richard Pryor Quotes about joy
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I believe in divine forces and energies. .

Richard Pryor Quotes about believe
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I believe the ability to think is blessed. If you can think about a situation, you can deal with it. The big struggle is to keep your head clear enough to think. .

Richard Pryor Quotes about believe
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I cant just say the words, do a lot of one-liners. I love each person I play; I have to be that person. I have to do him true. .

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When you aint got no money, you gotta get an attitude. .

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