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41 Mark Wahlberg Quotes About Family, Work & Health

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Mark Wahlberg is an American actor/ex-rapper, and has starred in a ton of world famous films.

Here’s a few favorites:

  • Ted
  • The Gambler
  • Pain & Gain
  • The Fighter
  • Contraband
  • Daddy’s Home

Wahlberg is well known for his healthy attitude to fitness, with incredible transformations often going on to prepare for many of his roles.

We’ve put together this awesome collection of the best Mark Wahlberg quotes:

 

41 Mark Wahlberg Quotes

1. “I never lie. I believe everything I say, so it’s not a lie.” – Mark Wahlberg

2. “I work as hard as anybody will ever work and I like that. That’s why I’ve been successful and that is when I feel good about myself. If I do my damnedest and don’t succeed, I feel good about the effort.” – Mark Wahlberg

3. “I don’t want to let my guard down and feel too comfortable. If you become complacent, you start feeling entitled. I’m ready to go dig ditches if I have to. Whatever I gotta do to provide for my family. Whatever I gotta do to make sure that I do the best possible job at whatever wonderful opportunities I’ve been handed.” – Mark Wahlberg

4. “I’ve always wanted to be in the health and wellness business. I try to encourage people to live a healthy lifestyle.” Mark Wahlberg

5. “Producing suits me because I have a business mind and a business sensibility. I was a street hustler. I did whatever it took. I sold whatever I could sell. I’m a good organizer.” – Mark Wahlberg

6. “I like to talk to people. I’ve got one assistant, one Blackberry. That’s my overhead. I don’t text that much or email. I like to sit down face-to-face and have a conversation with you. I’m old-fashioned.” – Mark Wahlberg

7. “I work out Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; take Thursday off; then I work out Friday and Saturday. So sometimes I’ll eat whatever I want on Thursday, like a big breakfast of pancakes and bacon and eggs and stuff. You can eat a big, hearty breakfast because you’re going to burn off most of it during the day anyway.” – Mark Wahlberg

8. “For me, family always comes first; I would do anything to protect them.” – Mark Wahlberg

 

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9. “There’s nothing like seeing the smile on my kids’ faces. Laughing together. Playing. It’s the best.” – Mark Wahlberg

10. “I did a lot of things that I regretted and I certainly paid for my mistakes. You have to go and ask for forgiveness and it wasn’t until I really started doing good and doing right, by other people as well as myself, that I really started to feel that guilt go away. So I don’t have a problem going to sleep at night.” – Mark Wahlberg

11. “In my movies, I’m not trying to erase any old image of myself, really. And also I’m not trying to imitate anyone or follow in their footsteps, because I know, Burt Reynolds was just one of the people that told me this, I know how you can only last in this business if you got something special to offer, just by being yourself.” – Mark Wahlberg

12. “It’s all about hustling, whether it’s in Boston or the film industry. I’ve been hustling my entire life – acting my way into trouble and acting my way back out again. I’m just fortunate to have had the opportunity to apply it in a different direction.” – Mark Wahlberg

13. “Having two daughters changed my perspective on a lot of things, and I definitely have a newfound respect for women. And I think I finally became a good and real man when I had a daughter.” – Mark Wahlberg

14. “The first thing I do when I start my day is, I get down on my hands and knees and give thanks to God. Whenever I go outside of my house, the first thing I do is stop at the church.” – Mark Wahlberg

 

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“There aren’t really many compliments flying around with me and my friends. It’s a lot of tough love. But you know, that love is there, and if you need to have a serious conversation, you just gotta wait for the right time to do it.” – Mark Wahlberg

 

16. “And I tell you, having girls has made me a much better man. I have friends who are fathers, but they only have boys, and they have the same attitude toward women they always had, you know? And I don’t play that… My girls, you mess with them? I will bury you underground.” – Mark Wahlberg

17. “I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother, an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me, a good follower to those who are serving God and doing the right thing.” – Mark Wahlberg

18. “When I was a rapper, the groupies didn’t have to try too hard with me. Just show up at the hotel.” – Mark Wahlberg

19. “A lot of people tend to chew up the scenery. I’m a firm believer in less is more, especially on the big screen.” – Mark Wahlberg

20. “If I succeed in business but fail as a father, then I’ve failed.” – Mark Wahlberg

 

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21. “I’ve always wanted to do right in life. But the wanting and the doing aren’t quite the same thing.” – Mark Wahlberg

22. “I don’t wanna hear nobody complain that they’re getting paid all this money and people won’t leave them alone. It’s part of it.” – Mark Wahlberg

23. “A lot of talented actors still have to pay their bills.” – Mark Wahlberg

24. “I’ve always been into working out and eating healthy. That’s just who I am.” – Mark Wahlberg

25. “As far as I’m concerned, there’s no job more important on the planet than being a mom.” – Mark Wahlberg

26. “I want people to come see my films and enjoy them but at the end of the day you can’t control what people think.” – Mark Wahlberg

27. “Tiger Woods is the only sports star who’s worth every penny he makes.” – Mark Wahlberg

28. “You know, there’s nothing like seeing the smile on my kids’ faces. Laughing together. Playing. It’s the best.” – Mark Wahlberg

 

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“I embrace old age. Look, I’m never going to dunk on LeBron James, and I’ve learned to accept that. I got a pretty good life, and I’m very fortunate, and I have my blessings.” – Mark Wahlberg

30. “I have a lot of real life experience that I can draw on. And I think that shows in the characters that I play because I’m always trying to find somebody – or find characters to play that I can identify with on a personal level or relate to. And I think it makes for a little bit more of an honest portrayal.” – Mark Wahlberg

31. “I’ve been in enough movies to know that when you’re on the set and you start shooting, you’re looking at playback and you get a sense of what it’s going to be like.” – Mark Wahlberg

32. “It’s funny, because when you’re younger you’re in a rush to be 18 or 21 or whatever. But then you hit 30. And now, the days go by like hours. You think, 40, man, this could be the halfway point. It could be the three-quarters point, you know? Who knows?” – Mark Wahlberg

33. “Well every moment, every project is different. I took a very slow approach to acting, trying to really work with people I could learn from. And I got something different out of each experience.” – Mark Wahlberg

34. “As soon as I ended up being incarcerated, I said, you know, this is not the life for me.” – Mark Wahlberg

 

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35. “I’ve always looked at my career as an athlete would look at his. I won’t play forever. Some don’t know when to walk away, but the smart ones do.” – Mark Wahlberg

36. “Being fit is almost as important to me as my face. And for me, it’s a combination of being spiritually and physically fit. There are guys who want to look good, and there are guys who want to perform at their best. Being fit is about being able to perform at your best, not necessarily just looking your best.” – Mark Wahlberg

37. “Growing up, I think I was arrested 20-odd times by the Boston police. The good news is that I’ve been able to use those experiences in a lot of my roles, and that has been a blessing.” – Mark Wahlberg

38. “I don’t plan on ever letting my daughters date. I’m going to try to do everything I can to prevent it. You know, it just terrifies me. It just terrifies me.” – Mark Wahlberg

39. “I’m fortunate that my job gives me the motivation to be as fit as possible. I wound up in a profession that requires physical and mental preparation, so I get to prepare like an athlete for everything I do. I’m living the dream, man.” – Mark Wahlberg

40. “I’ve got a pretty wide range of stuff that I’m interested in in life. But producing… it gives me a lot more time at home to spend with my family as opposed to being away on location shooting nights for months at a time.” – Mark Wahlberg

41. “The success of ‘The Fighter’ made it a lot easier to get ‘Broken City’ green-lit. And the buzz about ‘The Fighter’ also made it a lot easier to get ‘Contraband’ green-lit.” – Mark Wahlberg

 

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  1. Tom Buckland

    Sep 6, 2016 at 11:59 am

    Great post as always Dan, keep up the good work.
    Like the slight change in blog design too, looks more clean cut and stylish!

    • Dan Western

      Sep 6, 2016 at 12:33 pm

      Cheers Tom! Appreciate that, I think so too!

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50 Kyra Sedgwick Quotes to Brighten Your Day

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Which are your favorite Kyra Sedgwick quotes?

Kyra Sedgwick is an award-winning American actress, producer, and director. She has earned her net worth through her many acting roles in films and television.

Sedgwick’s first big-screen role ‘Born on the Fourth of July’ got her a lot of attention. She was also nominated for the Golden Globe award for her performance. She also produced and starred in a crime drama known as ‘The Closer’.

We’ve put together this collection of the best Kyra Sedgwick quotes:

 

50 Kyra Sedgwick Quotes to Brighten Your Day

1. “Nobody wants to come home to a trashy kitchen if you’ve been away for a while; it’s nice to come home to a clean place.” – Kyra Sedgwick

2. “Ultimately, you know, I’m a grown-up, I’ve been in this business a long time. I’ve got kids. I’ve got to do my stuff. But I also need to keep it there so I can bring it up again the next day at work or whatever.” – Kyra Sedgwick

3. “First of all, I don’t think that people really talk about what it’s like to be an empty nester, and what it’s like to have children and feel like that’s your number one job.” – Kyra Sedgwick

4. “I don’t know if you’re married, but sometimes there are times where one is really together with their partner. And then there are times when you’re both just in your own thing, but you’re there together.” – Kyra Sedgwick

5. “I would say, if someone had told me when I was 21 that by the time I was 23 I would be married and have my first child, I would’ve told them that they were f–king insane.” – Kyra Sedgwick

6. “I can’t get hired in a studio movie. Everything is so uphill.” – Kyra Sedgwick

7. “I think that women as a group are so powerful. I still don’t think we are able to embrace our power well enough yet. We think we live in a man’s world and we have to follow their rules, and yet, we’re so different, and our rules are so different. I wish that we could come together more as a political force. If women ran the world, I don’t believe that there would be war. I really don’t… We understand the bigger picture. We understand our impact on the environment, on the world. We understand the generations that will go after us because we gave birth to them.” – Kyra Sedgwick

8. “I think it’s important to do smaller films because I think that’s where a lot of new things are happening.” – Kyra Sedgwick

9. “Kevin gave me a ukulele, and that was something really new and cool. I wouldn’t call myself inherently musical, but it is super fun. And I can’t pick up my ukulele without him picking up his guitar and wanting to jam. Sometimes I’m like, “Let me stumble through this on my own!” But he’s a natural teacher.” – Kyra Sedgwick

 

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10. “I also think that when you fall in love with the characters, you want them to be sincere and earn it and be authentic.” – Kyra Sedgwick

 

11. “I think in this movie, every time I see his work, I’m blown away by it because he, to me, he really embodied the character so powerfully and so real, so truthfully to me.” – Kyra Sedgwick

12. “I think you just make your priorities and sometimes they put restrictions on you that hurt a little bit, and that’s okay. And we learned as we went what works and what doesn’t.” – Kyra Sedgwick

13. “I think that certainly, my choices empower me.” – Kyra Sedgwick

14. “The great thing about sitcoms is that you can present a problem, and then at the end of the episode, things are wrapped up, That’s what a sitcom is, and wouldn’t it be great if life were like that.” – Kyra Sedgwick

15. “Also everyone’s hearts are in the right place when you do a small movie. You’re not doing it for the money; you’re not doing it for the possibility of an Oscar nomination. You are doing it because you love the material.” – Kyra Sedgwick

16. “Hollywood movies are run on fear and they don’t want to make bold choices. They, generally, speaking want to keep things status quo. That’s not really interesting for me.” – Kyra Sedgwick

17. “I’ve always been able to let stuff go when I’m done with work.” – Kyra Sedgwick

18. “I feel my job as an actor is to explore all sides of humanity.” – Kyra Sedgwick

19. “I was always fraught with guilt, and it’s such a waste of an emotion. It keeps you out of the moment of being where you are.” – Kyra Sedgwick

 

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20. “When I connect to my soul, project it into another #‎ character, and then bring it to the stage or to a film–that has always been for me the great joy of #‎ acting. It’s been as if my soul kind of leaps out of my body and is able to be free and dance around.” – Kyra Sedgwick

 

21. “I do know that I have to work hard for every single thing that I get, really hard, and that’s okay.” – Kyra Sedgwick

22. “You can never forget what genre you’re in. You always have to remember that you’re in a comedy. So, for me, it never falls into sappy. It’s always that very fine line, but it is definitely a fine line.” – Kyra Sedgwick

23. “While it is challenging working with a kid because they’re so of the moment all the time. My acting style is to try to take something from my life that the character can relate to and that I can relate the character to.” – Kyra Sedgwick

24. “So when I did fall in love with Kevin, it really just felt like there was some urgency to get married, and I don’t know what it was. Suddenly this thing came over me and I was terrified.” – Kyra Sedgwick

25. “Global climate change is real and we have a limited time to change our behavior or live with the consequences. We can all help by making small changes in our lives to letting our voice be heard by our governing bodies. As has always been the case in this country, if the people demand change, it will come.” – Kyra Sedgwick

26. “I’m a big fan of self-effacing and self-deprecating humor.” – Kyra Sedgwick

27. “It’s not that I don’t see myself as hot and sexy. Don’t get me wrong. No, it’s not that.” – Kyra Sedgwick

28. “Ever since I had my first child I have been passionate in my commitment to preserve our precious resources for my children and their children’s children. This is the obligation of all of us visiting this planet for a limited time.” – Kyra Sedgwick

29. “As long as you get the yin and the yang of the funny bit after the sincere bit, I think you’re fine.” – Kyra Sedgwick

 

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30. “Our family adopted Paulie from a shelter as an 8-week-old puppy. We’ve had him for 11 years, and I think it was valuable for the kids to learn to be responsible for a pet. It’s a wonderful thing for families.” – Kyra Sedgwick

 

31. “I’m a fan of eating on camera because it’s one of my pet peeves that actors don’t eat on camera. I’m like, Bring it on!” – Kyra Sedgwick

32. “Some of the best roles are for women in these independent, smaller movies.” – Kyra Sedgwick

33. “It’s that I’m 39. I feel hot and sexy, actually… I feel it inside myself. I don’t feel dried up and tired and no longer interested in sex is what I’m trying to say.” – Kyra Sedgwick

34. “Shame is such an intense emotion. It just can drive you.” – Kyra Sedgwick

35. “You know, never say never. I’ve lived long enough to know that every time I say never, things happen. I don’t imagine it, but you never know.” – Kyra Sedgwick

36. “But when you’re in something together, it’s very hard to be objective and you’re very subjective.” – Kyra Sedgwick

37. “Whether it be in a small movie or a big movie, I would always be attracted to this role.” – Kyra Sedgwick

38. “Global climate change is real. The legislative branch of our government is our last line of defense against pollution which is why I am so grateful to have the NRDC making our voice heard.” – Kyra Sedgwick

39. “I do it because I want to exercise people’s compassion and I do it because I really believe that for some reason what I do is important and meaningful.” – Kyra Sedgwick

 

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40. “He put a ring in the toe of a stocking. On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was there at the bottom of the toe. Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking.” – Kyra Sedgwick

 

41. “I worked a lot less when the kids were younger, and yes, some of that was a choice, but I also want to say not everybody has that choice not to work. So we were lucky enough to be in a situation when we both didn’t have to work.” – Kyra Sedgwick

42. “Hollywood is sexist and age-ist, and that covers all the bases, I guess.” – Kyra Sedgwick

43. “After 14 years, it better be a real marriage, you know? We do have a great time together. We are really lucky.” – Kyra Sedgwick

44. “I have too much respect for the characters I play to make them anything but as real as they can possibly be. I have a great deal of respect for all of them, otherwise, I wouldn’t do them. And I don’t want to screw them by not portraying them honestly.” – Kyra Sedgwick

45. “I think it’s important to do great work.” – Kyra Sedgwick

46. “Even me, who worked through both pregnancies and all the way through all of my child-rearing, it’s the biggest job of your life, it feels like the most important job of your life, and you feel so essential and needed.” – Kyra Sedgwick

47. “I feel that our planet is in peril and that creating a sustainable planet for my children and my children’s children is the most important thing I can do in this lifetime.” – Kyra Sedgwick

48. “I was very young when we got married and I don’t know why it worked out like it did or how I was smart enough to know that this was the right guy, but somehow I got lucky.” – Kyra Sedgwick

49. “The unconditional love you get from a pet is something you carry with you for the rest of your life.” – Kyra Sedgwick

50. “It’s easier in some ways being on the life raft and the other guy’s in the boat and you can row alongside and be supportive. In some ways, that’s an easier role.” – Kyra Sedgwick

 

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50 Sean Connery Quotes That He Actually Said

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Which are your favorite Sean Connery quotes?

Sean Connery was a Scottish actor and producer. He is best known for playing James Bond and was known for his charm and good looks which made him very famous. He won several awards including Golden Globe and Academy Award.

Connery often called ‘The Greatest James Bond of them All’. He has appeared in more than 70 films including ‘Dr. No’, ‘Goldfinger’, ‘From Russia with Love’, and ‘Never Say Never Again’.

Here’s a collection of the greatest Sean Connery quotes:

 

50 Sean Connery Quotes That He Actually Said

1. “To cultivate an English accent is already a departure away from what you are.” – Sean Connery

2. “There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man.” – Sean Connery

3. “Nothing is impossible, only mathematically improbable.” – Sean Connery

4. “There’s a lot of fantasy about what Scotland is, and the shortbread tins and that sort of thing.” – Sean Connery

5. “There’s something fundamentally wrong with a system where there’s been 17 years of a Tory Government and the people of Scotland have voted Socialist for 17 years. That hardly seems democratic.” – Sean Connery

6. “The terrible beauty is that in the brotherhood of golf we are all the same – certifiable.” – Sean Connery

7. “More than anything else, I’d like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso.” – Sean Connery

8. “You know, the Oscar I was awarded for The Untouchables is a wonderful thing, but I can honestly say that I’d rather have won the U.S. Open Golf Tournament.” – Sean Connery

9. “My view is that to get anywhere in life you have to be anti-social, otherwise you’ll end up being devoured. I’ve never been particularly social, anyway, but if I’ve ever been rude, fifty percent of it has usually been provoked by other people’s attitudes. Though I do admit, like most Celts, I’m moody. It’s fine until people try to cheer you up with gems like, ‘snap out of it’ or ‘Come on, now’.” – Sean Connery

 

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10. “I am not an Englishman, I was never an Englishman, and I don’t ever want to be one. I am a Scotsman! I was a Scotsman and I will always be one.” – Sean Connery

 

11. “Perhaps I’m not a good actor, but I would be even worse at doing anything else.” – Sean Connery

12. “There are women who take it to the wire. That’s what they are looking for, the ultimate confrontation. They want a smack.” – Sean Connery

13. “Scotland should be nothing less than equal with all the other nations of the world.” – Sean Connery

14. “I’m an easy target because of my political opinions.” – Sean Connery

15. “The knighthood I received was a fantastic honor but it’s not something I’ve ever used and I don’t think I ever will.” – Sean Connery

16. “You write your first draft with your heart and you re-write with your head. The first key to writing is to write, not to think.” – Sean Connery

17. “Don’t wait for it to happen, don’t even want it to happen – just watch what does happen.” – Sean Connery

18. “The Irish seem to have more fire about them than the Scots.” – Sean Connery

19. “I left Scotland when I was 16 because I had no qualifications for anything but the Navy, having left school at 13.” – Sean Connery

 

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20. “I suppose I’ll be able to get a drink there… I told the stewardess liquor for three… Who are the other two?… Oh, there are no other two.” – Sean Connery

 

21. “Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.” – Sean Connery

22. “If you fear nothing, you love nothing. If you love nothing, what joy can there be in life?” – Sean Connery

23. “There’s always a new challenge to keep you motivated.” – Sean Connery

24. “I, unfortunately, don’t speak French, but my wife is now fluent in English, which really reflects rather badly on me.” – Sean Connery

25. “I’m an actor – it’s not brain surgery. If I do my job right, people won’t ask for their money back.” – Sean Connery

26. “A man who fears nothing is a man who loves nothing; and if you love nothing, what joy is there in your life?” – Sean Connery

27. “I like women. I don’t understand them, but I like them.” – Sean Connery

28. “I can’t afford to slow down, but I suppose it really depends. As long as there’s enough enthusiasm, then one wants to continue.” – Sean Connery

29. “Only 4 percent of all the companies owned in Scotland have their head offices in Scotland.” – Sean Connery

 

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30. “But as a Scot with a lifelong love of Scotland and the arts, I believe the opportunity of independence is too good to miss. Simply put there is no more creative an act than creating a new nation.” – Sean Connery

 

31. “I’m fed up with the idiots… the ever-widening gap between people who know how to make movies and the people who green-light the movies.” – Sean Connery

32. “I have no shortage of material or offers, it’s just a case of what you select to do. But I think it’s realistic that my chances of playing Romeo are now over.” – Sean Connery

33. “I haven’t found anywhere in the world where I want to be all the time. The best of my life is the moving. I look forward to going.” – Sean Connery

34. “There’s one major difference between James Bond and me. He is able to sort out problems!” – Sean Connery

35. “I admit I’m being paid well, but it’s no more than I deserve. After all, I’ve been screwed more times than a hooker.” – Sean Connery

36. “I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest. All the Bond films had their good points.” – Sean Connery

37. “I met my wife through playing golf. She is French and couldn’t speak English and I couldn’t speak French, so there was little chance of us getting involved in any boring conversations – that’s why we got married really quickly.” – Sean Connery

38. “I’ve always been hopeful about Scotland’s prospects. And I now believe more than ever that Scotland is within touching distance of achieving independence and equality.” – Sean Connery

39. “If America had been discovered as many times as I have, no one would remember Columbus.” – Sean Connery

 

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40. “My dear girl, there are some things that just aren’t done, such as drinking Dom Perignon ’53 above the temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s just as bad as listening to the Beatles without earmuffs!” – Sean Connery

 

41. “I’m swimming every day and I’m even trying to get the golf swing working again – but that might take a little bit longer.” – Sean Connery

42. “I am not a politician and I have no intention of being one.” – Sean Connery

43. “Your background and environment is with you for life. No question about that.” – Sean Connery

44. “When you hear someone from the very north of Scotland speaking, I think it’s nice, very musical and harmonious.” – Sean Connery

45. “If anything could have pulled me out of retirement, it would have been an Indiana Jones film.” – Sean Connery

46. “My boy, we are pilgrims in an unholy land.” – Sean Connery

47. “How peaceful life would be without love. How safe, how tranquil and how dull.” – Sean Connery

48. “Personally I give us . . . one chance of three.” – Sean Connery

49. “The key to a woman’s heart is an unexpected gift at an unexpected time.” – Sean Connery

50. “People used to call me Bond in the street. It was impossible to avoid crowds of people all over the place and blinding flashguns. The Beatles had to run the gauntlet as well, but at least there were four of them!” – Sean Connery

 

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50 Motivational Chris Tucker Quotes

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Which are your favorite Chris Tucker quotes?

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

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

 

20th of 50 Chris Tucker Quotes

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

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

 

30th of 50 Chris Tucker Quotes

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

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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