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Richard Pryor Quotes

Richard Pryor
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!
Richard Pryor
#America

Richard Pryor
There's a thin line between to laugh with and to laugh at.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor #Laughter

Richard Pryor
I'd like to make you laugh for about ten minutes though I'm gonna be on for an hour.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, I wanna grow up and be a critic.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor #Critics And Criticism

Richard Pryor
I believe in the institution of marriage, and I intend to keep trying till I get it right.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor #Marriage

Richard Pryor
Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor #Feelings

Richard Pryor
When you ain't got no money, you gotta get an attitude.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor #Attitude

Richard Pryor
It's so much easier for me to talk about my life in front of two thousand people than it is one-to-one. I'm a real defensive person, because if you were sensitive in my neighborhood you were something to eat.
Richard Pryor
#Life

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You don't get to be old bein' no fool.....
Richard Pryor
#Fools And Foolishness

Richard Pryor
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.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
Booty is just a ghetto expression, and I'm just a booty star.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
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.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
Everyone carries around his own monsters.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
Friends take up time, and I didn't have time.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
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
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
I ain't no movie star, man. I'm a booty star.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
I became a performer because it was what I enjoyed doing.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
I believe in divine forces and energies.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
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
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
I don't see myself getting married again, but if I do, it will be forever.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
I just don't want to die alone, that's all. That's 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.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
I know that if I wasn't scared, something's wrong, because the thrill is what's scary.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
I realized this is what God has dealt me, and I should be thankful considering all that's happened to me in my life, but MS caused the movies to stop - stop dead - and I miss it.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
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 I'll get it right one day.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor

Richard Pryor
I think about dying. I've come to realize we all die alone in one way or another.
Richard Pryor
#American Actor