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Richard Pryor Quotes

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A list of Richard Pryor quotes. Here are the best quotes by Richard Pryor on various subjects, including marriage, racism, and masculinity. Pryor was one of the most influential stand-up comedians of all time. These Richard Pryor quotations cover the several decades of his career, and include famous quotes from his stand-up specials and films. These memorable quotations have become part of the collective conscience of Richard Pryor's contemporaries and will be remembered for generations.

Funny quotes from movies, TV, and professional comedians are repeated and shared, uniting fans of different ages, genders, and nationalities. Inspirational quotes from authors, religious leaders, and political figures are cited as words of wisdom, if not printed in history books. The famous last words of everyone from Julius Caesar to Chris Farley are oft quoted as summations of their illustrious lives. The funniest quotes and most famous quotes are words strung together so eloquently and perfectly that audiences can not help but repeat them in everything from speeches to academic papers to Facebook profiles.

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    Attitude in Money

    When you ain't got no money, you gotta get an attitude.
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    Dying Like My Father Did

    I'd like to die like my father died... My father died f**king. My father was 57 when he died. more
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    His Own Monsters

    Everyone carries around his own monsters.
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    Dying Alone

    I just don't want to die alone, that's all. That's not too much to ask for, is it It would be ... more
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    Marriage

    I believe in the institution of marriage, and I intend to keep trying till I get it right.
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    Ability To Think

    I believe the ability to think is blessed. If you can think about a situation, you can deal ... more
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    I Would Be In the Movies

    Even when I was a little kid, I always said I would be in the movies one day, and damned if I ... more
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    God in the Woods

    Have you ever noticed how quiet you get when you go in the woods? It's almost like you know ... more
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    80% Black People in a Penitentiary

    I went to penitentiary one time, not me personally, but me and Gene went there for a movie.
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    Being Macho

    You gotta be cool when you're macho man, cuz you can't be sensitive and care about someone ... more
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    Tyrants

    You work your butt off and somebody says you can't have your record played because it offends ... more
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    Imagine People Calling

    Imagine people calling you to find out if you're dead. I've led a real crazy life at times, ... more
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    In Africa

    When I was in Africa, this voice came to me and said, "Richard, what do you see?" I ... more
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    Two Pieces of Pussy

    There are only two pieces of p***y you're gonna get in your entire life, that's your first and ... more
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    Fire

    When that fire hit your ass, it will sober your ass up quick! I saw something, I went, ...
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    Hawaii

    Hawaii is the best form of comfort for me. When I die, I want to be cremated, and I want half ... more
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    A Performer

    I became a performer because it was what I enjoyed doing.
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    Pressure

    A sold-out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I ... more
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    new! Booty is an Expression

    Booty is just a ghetto expression, and I'm just a booty star.
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    Wonder Wheel

    I don't want to go through life as a Wonder Wheel murderer!

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