Best Eddie Murphy Quotes

Best Eddie Murphy Quotes

Eddie Murphy quotes talk a lot about showbiz and how he considers himself a really good actor. He talks a lot about music especially in his acting, when playing in movies. These days he hasn’t been acting but rather living leisurely as he had planned to do. Another person who started somewhat like Murphy was Kevin Hart.

Eddie Murphy Wiki

Eddie Murphy, real name Edward Regan Murphy is an American comedian, singer and actor. He started off as a stand up comedian and gradually gravitated towards acting. He was once a regular part of Saturday Night Live. Dwayne Johnson created a stir in 2019 when he tweeted that Eddie Murphy was the funniest actor. Below are a number of his quotes.

Best Eddie Murphy Quotes

"I only want to do what I really want to do; otherwise, I'm content to sit here and play my guitar all day.”
by Eddie Murphy

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“I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.”
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“I started out as an impressionist and that's all about observing - how people move, their voice quality, their attitudes and quirks.”
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“I'd like to produce, direct, write, score, and star in a film in exactly the way Chaplin did. I'll do that before I'm thirty.”
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“I don't think more concentration is required for Robert De Niro to do what he does as for Jim Carrey to do what he does.”
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“In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player!”
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“I'm 42 and the age of a guy who has kids, so I guess I'm playing right where I'm supposed to be. I'm comfortable with that, but in the same breath I'd do something edgy. If someone came to me and offered me an edgy and funny story, then I'd do it.”
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“The thing about kids is that they express emotion. They don't hold back. If they want to cry, they cry, and if they are in a good mood, they're in a good mood.”
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“In a movie like this, the relationship between the two guys is crucial. It sinks or swims on how these two guys are together. I think we did a good job.”
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“You know, making a movie is a collaborative effort and sometimes all the ingredients don't work out. I know that every now and again I am going to make a movie that won't work.” 
by Eddie Murphy

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“I've made 30 movies and for the most part my movies work. In a business where success is an exception and not the rule, I've mostly been successful.”
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“I'm relaxed about my career. I've been making movies for over 20 years, so I've earned at least the right to relax.”
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“If I don't die in a plane crash or something, this country has a rare opportunity to watch a great talent grow.”
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“The economy in Ireland has been rampaging ahead for the last 15 years. Barring an international, political or natural catastrophe, things can only get better for the Irish.”
by Eddie Murphy

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“The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone's advice.”
by Eddie Murphy

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“If you're involved in with something that's original, you know, you'll always go back and try to rehash it.” 
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“I keep telling people I'll make movies until I'm fifty and then I'll go and do something else. I'm going to be a professional gentleman of leisure.”
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“After all these years, I've done well and I'm cool. I feel comfortable in my skin, I've saved some paper, everybody's healthy, my kids are beautiful and smart, doing different things, it's all good.”
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“I haven't read a newspaper in 20 years. I don't look at the computer or anything. You have to have a filter on what you let in.”
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“From the very beginning, I always tried to make dialogue flow comfortably; I always did that to make it seem more authentic.”
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“I started out as a stand-up comedian. And that's what I'm most comfortable doing.”
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“Making movies is time-consuming and it's boring. You spend most of your time waiting between takes. It's like a big machine that moves slowly.”
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“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.”
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“I think I have enough of a sense to know what works for me and what doesn't, without going into some big thing and analyzing what I do. I'm in a position that allows me to do what I want to do, and I do it.” 
by Eddie Murphy

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