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45 Eddie Murphy Quotes About Life (ACTOR)

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All men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives, trying to create their idea of their masterpiece.
All men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives, trying to create their idea of their masterpiece.
The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone's advice.
The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone’s advice.
I've been in prison for three years. My dick gets hard if the wind blows.
I’ve been in prison for three years. My dick gets hard if the wind blows.
You can't let the good things people say make you feel too good, because you're going to let the bad things make you feel bad.
You can’t let the good things people say make you feel too good, because you’re going to let the bad things make you feel bad.
Getting divorced didn't sour me on the institution of marriage. I'll tell you what I'll never do I'll never get divorced again.
Getting divorced didn’t sour me on the institution of marriage. I’ll tell you what I’ll never do: I’ll never get divorced again.
I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.
I’ve always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.
Anything you have to acquire a taste for was not meant to be eaten.
Anything you have to acquire a taste for was not meant to be eaten.
I spent my 30s fixing everything I broke in my 20s.
I spent my 30s fixing everything I broke in my 20s.
If you interact with anyone, ultimately, all people are the same. However they're dressed, when you're in the house with a person, they're going to be a regular human being.
If you interact with anyone, ultimately, all people are the same. However they’re dressed, when you’re in the house with a person, they’re going to be a regular human being.
If you're involved in with something that's original, you know, you'll always go back and try to rehash it.
If you’re involved in with something that’s original, you know, you’ll always go back and try to rehash it.

5 Eddie Murphy Quotes on Music

“You know, if you look all my stuff… If you go back to ‘Saturday Night Live,’ my stuff always has music, even a bunch of my comedy stuff – like in ‘Shrek,’ the donkey is always singing. Music is always there.”

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That's my idol, Elvis Presley. If you went to my house, you'd see pictures all over of Elvis. He's just the greatest entertainer that ever lived.
That’s my idol, Elvis Presley. If you went to my house, you’d see pictures all over of Elvis. He’s just the greatest entertainer that ever lived.
I only want to do what I really want to do; otherwise, I'm content to sit here and play my guitar all day.
I only want to do what I really want to do; otherwise, I’m content to sit here and play my guitar all day.
Growing up, I liked all the stuff that everyone else was listening to, like Motown, but the biggest group of all was The Beatles.
Growing up, I liked all the stuff that everyone else was listening to, like Motown, but the biggest group of all was The Beatles.
When I go back to the stage, I want to be able to do everything. I want to be able to do music and comedy and all that stuff and have a show like nobody ever had before.
When I go back to the stage, I want to be able to do everything. I want to be able to do music and comedy and all that stuff and have a show like nobody ever had before.

2 Eddie Murphy Quotes on Children

The welfare of our children is our main concern, and their best interests are our first priority.
The welfare of our children is our main concern, and their best interests are our first priority.
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.
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.

2 Eddie Murphy Quotes on Success

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.
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.
I'm in a position that allows me to do what I want to do, and I do it.
I’m in a position that allows me to do what I want to do, and I do it.

5 Inspiring Eddie Murphy Quotes About Life

Every bad decision I've made has been based on money.
Every bad decision I’ve made has been based on money.
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.
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.
All inspiration comes from a higher power. The body is a shell. The creative spot is from God - You hear voices, everybody does. When you get older, you refer to it as intuition.
All inspiration comes from a higher power. The body is a shell. The creative spot is from God – You hear voices, everybody does. When you get older, you refer to it as intuition.
As you get older, you get different, and I’m a mushier, softer person as I get older.
As you get older, you get different, and I’m a mushier, softer person as I get older.
From the very beginning, I always tried to make dialogue flow comfortably; I always did that to make it seem more authentic.
From the very beginning, I always tried to make dialogue flow comfortably; I always did that to make it seem more authentic.

7 Funny Eddie Murphy Quotes

“The other day I got out the shower and I bend down to reach for a towel, and I felt a sharp pain in my chest. Shot through my chest and up around my shoulder and down my spine. I thought ‘Oh, Lord.’ I thought I was dying. I bent over and looked, and I was standing on my own titty.”

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I want a woman who can arouse my intellect as well as my loins.
I want a woman who can arouse my intellect as well as my loins.
Flowers are the fastest way to a woman's heart. Well, actually, the fastest way is through her rib cage, but flowers are a lot less messy.
Flowers are the fastest way to a woman’s heart. Well, actually, the fastest way is through her rib cage, but flowers are a lot less messy.
My wife ain't gonna make love to me if I got no money!
My wife ain’t gonna make love to me if I got no money!
I can't figure out which Spice Girl I wanna impregnate.
I can’t figure out which Spice Girl I wanna impregnate.
Mick Jagger's lips is so big black people be going, 'you got some big-ass lips!'
Mick Jaggers lips is so big black people be going, ‘you got some big-ass lips!’
I don't know what my death row meal would be. I'm surprised that people can even eat when they're on death row.
I don’t know what my death row meal would be. I’m surprised that people can even eat when they’re on death row.

9 Eddie Murphy Quotes on Acting and his Career

“When I’m doing stand-up, it’s just me depending on me. I know how to go out there and make people laugh. I’ve been doing it since I was a teenager. I trust my instincts. I just go out and talk. A lot of the time I let the material come from the top of my head.”

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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.
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.
I started out as a stand-up comedian. And that’s what I’m most comfortable doing.
I started out as a stand-up comedian. And that’s what I’m most comfortable doing.
I started out as an impressionist and that’s all about observing, how people move, their voice quality, their attitudes and quirks.
I started out as an impressionist and that’s all about observing, how people move, their voice quality, their attitudes and quirks.
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.
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.
Making movies are time-consuming and it’s boring. You spend most of your time waiting between takes. It’s like a big machine that moves slowly.
Making movies are time-consuming and it’s boring. You spend most of your time waiting between takes. It’s like a big machine that moves slowly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you have a flop movie, so what? And if you have a hit movie, it's 'so what,' too - it's on to the next movie.
If you have a flop movie, so what? And if you have a hit movie, it’s ‘so what,’ too – it’s on to the next movie.

5 Eddie Murphy Quotes that will Make You Think

“If you’re an artist like a really, really long time, it stops being a performance. I’m not performing anymore. I reveal myself to the audience… I show you some of me. It’s not a show no more.”

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You might have seen a housefly, maybe even a superfly, but I bet you ain't never seen a donkey fly! Ha, ha!
You might have seen a housefly, maybe even a superfly, but I bet you ain’t never seen a donkey fly! Ha, ha!
We want the same effect as if someone’s house burned here. We want to give them a normal life as soon as possible.
We want the same effect as if someone’s house burned here. We want to give them a normal life as soon as possible.
The best way you hurt rich people is by turning them into poor people.
The best way you hurt rich people is by turning them into poor people.
If I don't die in a plane crash or something, this country has a rare opportunity to watch a great talent grow.
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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