Best Richard Pryor Quotes

Best Richard Pryor Quotes

Richard Pryor quotes talk about his many relationships, his views on liberty and his love for acting. He started his acting career as a stand-up comedian like Kevin Hart, Eddie Murphy, and many others. Just like these men he made his way to the big screen to become a big success.

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Richard Pryor was an American writer and actor who had a show named after him. He was considered one of the greatest stand-up comedians to ever take to the stage. Another person who started as a stand -up comedian and eventually got his own show named after him was Bill Cosby. Pryor had a love for the big screen but Multiple Sclerosis made it difficult for him to continue. Below are a number of quotes by him.

Best Richard Pryor Quotes

“There's a thin line between to laugh with and to laugh at.”
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“Everyone carries around his own monsters.”
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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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“I was an only child.”
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“I was a loner and never hung out with anyone. I never had any friends.”
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“Friends take up time, and I didn't have time.”
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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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“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.”
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“I don't see myself getting married again, but if I do, it will be forever.”
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“I won't talk about what it was like in prison, except to say I'm glad I'm out and that I plan never to go back and to pay my taxes every day.”
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“I can't 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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“I'm not for integration and I'm not against it.”
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“There's a lot more hypocrisy than before. Racism has gone back underground.”
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“What I am for is justice for everyone, just like it says in the Constitution.”
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“If I thought about it, I could be bitter, but I don't feel like being bitter. Being bitter makes you immobile, and there's too much that I still want to do.”
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“The way I see it, the earth is going to be here after we're dead and gone. Even if it's 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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“I believe in divine forces and energies.”
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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.”
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“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.”
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“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.” 
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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.”
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“I think about dying. I've come to realize we all die alone in one way or another.”
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“I know that if I wasn't scared, something's wrong, because the thrill is what's scary.”
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