You can cry, ain't no shame in it.
Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.
And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy's sleeping? I'm working.
I've viewed myself as slightly above average in talent. And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening work ethic.
The first step is you have to say that you can.
My skin is hard when it comes to my music. But with my movies, I'm still a virgin in a lot of ways. I'm not used to being shot down for no reason.
On learning to swim: I'm too big to have some woman hold my stomach and say 'Now kick your feet.'
If it was something that I really committed myself to, I don't think there's anything that could stop me becoming President of the United States.
I've always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.
For me, there is nothing more valuable than how people feel in a movie theater about a movie.
It's quite highly possible that I have peaked. I mean, I just can't imagine what else I could do beyond this. It's really a bittersweet kind of feeling.
My school was 90 percent white, but 90 percent of the kids I played with were black. So I got the best of both worlds. I think that is where my comedy developed.
I've never really viewed myself as particularly talented. I've viewed myself as slightly above average in talent.
In black neighborhoods, everybody appreciated comedy about real life. In the white community, fantasy was funnier. I started looking for the jokes that were equally hilarious across the board, for totally different reasons.
In my mind, I've always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y'all just didn't know yet.
The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.
Traditional education is based on facts and figures and passing tests - not on a comprehension of the material and its application to your life.
Life is lived on the edge.
Well, all I know is what I read in the papers.
Goofy was the word that was used most often by my sisters because I've been this tall ever since I was 12 years old.
Love is the ultimate theme, but it's not just for women.