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50 Motivational Chris Tucker Quotes

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50 Motivational Chris Tucker Quotes

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Chris Tucker is an American stand-up comedian and actor who was nominated as the highest-paid actor at the time for his sequel movies called ‘Rush Hour’ for the role ‘Carter’.

At his young age, Tucker realized that he enjoys making people laugh. He began interested in the comedian world. He started his stand-up comedy career in 1992 and became a regular performer on Def Comedy Jam.

Here’s a collection of the most motivational Chris Tucker quotes:

 

50 Motivational Chris Tucker Quotes

1. “You don’t know who you messing with man, I slap people for fun. That’s what I do man! You wanna play rough, huh, I kill for fun!” – Chris Tucker

2. “Making people laugh is giving, and it’s healing, too, when people can go up to the movies and forget about their problems. It’s a good thing. That’s why I want to work.” – Chris Tucker

3. “That’s the last time I let Wesley Snipes help me out with my taxes!” – Chris Tucker

4. “A lot of lines in movies were written, but I’m always improvising. Once you get into the scene, it just comes to me.” – Chris Tucker

5. “I couldn’t tell people what I wanted to do because I was from Atlanta. You don’t tell people you’re gonna be a comedian in Atlanta. That means you ain’t gonna do nothing.” – Chris Tucker

6. “Just believe in yourself and work really hard. And when doors open, take advantage of every opportunity you can.” – Chris Tucker

7. “I told a joke and people laughed and it was the best feeling. I knew I wanted to do this as a career.” – Chris Tucker

8. “One thing about me, when I make a decision about something, I realize when you make choices in life, that dictates your life.” – Chris Tucker

9. “I’ve lived a little bit and traveled the world and experienced a lot of things that I can play any role, and I think I can get into stuff that people never thought I would ever do because of my experiences and growth as a person.” – Chris Tucker

 

10th of 50 Chris Tucker Quotes

10. “Georgia was a great place to live, but I wanted to get out because I knew the opportunities for what I was doing – stand-up comedy and eventually acting – were in Los Angeles.” – Chris Tucker

 

11. “Day-to-day life is a lot of work. I work a lot on stand-up stuff, and then day-to-day life and, you know, just living. It’s always different. Try to work out, try to stay in shape, and try to have some fun.” – Chris Tucker

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12. “I believe that I’m going to have a long career, as long as I want, and I think by me going out into the world living a little bit made me, gave me more depth, so when I do go, going into movies is much easier for me.” – Chris Tucker

13. “I never knew I could get such a high from telling a joke. There’s something so extraordinary about having people listening to you and hanging onto your words – it’s a great feeling.” – Chris Tucker

14. “You loan your friend money. You see them again; they don’t say nothing ’bout the money. Hi, how you doing’? How’s your mama doing? Man, how’s my money doing?” – Chris Tucker

15. “I really loved what I was doing being creative and being funny as a stand-up comedian.” – Chris Tucker

16. “I think my life is a movie and your life reflects your work.” – Chris Tucker

17. “Instead of acting disappointed because I’m not like you, maybe you can just accept me for who I am and love me anyway because I’m your son.” – Chris Tucker

18. “I couldn’t imagine not having clean water.” – Chris Tucker

19. “Being a big star and being known, making movies and a lot of money – that really doesn’t interest me.” – Chris Tucker

 

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20. “I’ve actually tried to give Brett Ratner dance lessons, but he thinks he already knows how to.” – Chris Tucker

 

21. “I love a wedding, there is something so emotional. When the ladies start throwing themselves at me.” – Chris Tucker

22. “I want people to say that he’s just as good at stand-up as he is in some of the movies I’ve seen him in, so I try to do the best every time I go out there.” – Chris Tucker

23. “A lot of directors, they’re creative, but they’re different.” – Chris Tucker

24. “I’ve got a big closet of scripts, and a big stack of scripts on the side of my desk because you get a whole bunch. Nothing’s going to be perfect, and I realize that; but I am a perfectionist, so you go through a lot of stuff.” – Chris Tucker

25. “This country is just that great that the opportunities are there for a Hispanic president, a black president or any other race for a president, yes.” – Chris Tucker

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26. “You know, we’re missing so much as African-Americans and we should be concerned about what’s going on in Africa.” – Chris Tucker

27. “You have to connect with your audience, and I might take them on a trip with me, tell them I went here and I went there and they’ll go with me, you know, to hear the stories.” – Chris Tucker

28. “My mom raised me to never have anything control me.” – Chris Tucker

29. “I think real-life reflects your movies. In your life, you pick stuff that influences what movie roles you want to pick. I think if you’ve got an interesting life, you want to do interesting movies about interesting things.” – Chris Tucker

 

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30. “I do a lot of acting on stage, acting out and visualizing stuff. I love to do that. I’m into it so much, it just comes out of me.” – Chris Tucker

 

31. “I travel. I do a lot of traveling around the world.” – Chris Tucker

32. “I love traveling. It not only opens my mind up, but it also allows me to use my fame in another way through humanitarian works and stuff and being an influence around the world.” – Chris Tucker

33. “I will always do stand-up, even if my acting career takes off. Stand-up is my life.” – Chris Tucker

34. “I reenact everything. I love to paint a picture for my audience. I’m a lot like Richard Pryor in that aspect.” – Chris Tucker

35. “When you’re first starting out, you want to keep making good movies. When you’re young and you’re black, you do a bad movie and you’re through.” – Chris Tucker

36. “You see people waving. You don’t see people having problems, with each other at least.” – Chris Tucker

37. “I feel like every time I go out, I want to do a good job.” – Chris Tucker

38. “Comedy comes from a place of hurt. Charlie Chaplin was starving and broke in London, and that’s where he got his character ‘the tramp’ from. It’s a bad situation that he transformed into a comedic one.” – Chris Tucker

39. “I wanted to cut down on the profanity because I think I’m funnier without sayin’ a lot of cuss words.” – Chris Tucker

 

40th of 50 Chris Tucker Quotes

40. “I think you’ve got to have a depth, a deeper depth to take stand-up into acting, but I think it really helps you as a stand-up to home into different characters and stuff easily.” – Chris Tucker

 

41. “I do a lot of traveling around the world.” – Chris Tucker

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42. “I get on stage and talk about different stuff in my life and what I’ve been through and what I think about the world. It’s picking out highlights of things and how I became who I am and how my daddy raised me.” – Chris Tucker

43. “I think all the knowledge and all the travels that I’ve done, I’m going to do a lot of great work in the future.” – Chris Tucker

44. “It takes intelligence to make real comedy, and it takes a reality base to create all that little stuff I like to do that makes you giggle inside.” – Chris Tucker

45. “I tell people that stand-up’s like golf: you gotta do it every day to get it down – or at least three times a week to get it down.” – Chris Tucker

46. “In stand-up, you can go either way. It’s live. Somebody might say something in the crowd, you might respond to it. But in a movie, you could be spontaneous too. But you pretty much have to stick to that story or that scene or that script, but in stand-up, you can go wherever you want to. It’s more freedom.” – Chris Tucker

47. “I want to keep working, I want to keep doing my humanitarian stuff around the world, shining light on different places that have problems. Keep making movies, make people laugh.” – Chris Tucker

48. “You got to control your own destiny. You got to keep writing different stuff. Keep switching up and never do the same thing too many times.” – Chris Tucker

49. “Everybody goes through a lot of the same things, and I talk about those, and that’s the key.” – Chris Tucker

50. “It’s crazy because people expect you to be funny all the time and every day is not a funny day. I go to funerals and people are like, tell a joke and say one of your lines in a movie. It’s a funeral, man!” – Chris Tucker

 

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Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.

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