Eddie Murphy - Quotes

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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.

I started out as a stand-up comedian. And that's what I'm most comfortable doing. ---->>>

The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone's advice. ---->>>

I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

If I don't die in a plane crash or something, this country has a rare opportunity to watch a great talent grow. ---->>>

The economy in Ireland has been rampaging ahead for the last 15 years. Barring an international, political or natural catastrophe, things can only get better for the Irish. ---->>>

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.

I leave my house all the time! But I'm not at all the Hollywood parties. I'm grown, and where else am I supposed to be? I'm supposed to be home. ---->>>

I started out as an impressionist and that's all about observing - how people move, their voice quality, their attitudes and quirks. ---->>>

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 don't think more concentration is required for Robert De Niro to do what he does as for Jim Carrey to do what he does. ---->>>

I only want to do what I really want to do; otherwise, I'm content to sit here and play my guitar all day. ---->>>

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're involved in with something that's original, you know, you'll always go back and try to rehash it. ---->>>

Music has always been around with me. ---->>>

My first concert makes me sound like a real old man. My very first concert was Jackie Wilson. ---->>>

I'm 42 and the age of a guy who has kids, so I guess I'm playing right where I'm supposed to be. I'm comfortable with that, but in the same breath I'd do something edgy. If someone came to me and offered me an edgy and funny story, then I'd do it. ---->>>

In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player! ---->>>

Growing up, I liked all the stuff that everyone else was listening to, like Motown, but the biggest group of all was The Beatles. ---->>>

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

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. ---->>>

After all these years, I've done well and I'm cool. I feel comfortable in my skin, I've saved some paper, everybody's healthy, my kids are beautiful and smart, doing different things, it's all good. ---->>>

There's this little box that African-American actors have to work in, in the first place, and I was able to rise above that box. I could have done a bunch of movies where I stayed as the Axel Foley or Reggie Hammond persona. But I didn't want to be doing the same thing all the time. Every now and then, you crash and burn, but that's part of it.

There's this little box that African-American actors have to work in, in the first place, and I was able to rise above that box. I could have done a bunch of movies where I stayed as the Axel Foley or Reggie Hammond persona. But I didn't want to be doing the same thing all the time. Every now and then, you crash and burn, but that's part of it.

Ultimately, 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; that's what all this stuff is leading to. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

In a movie like this, the relationship between the two guys is crucial. It sinks or swims on how these two guys are together. I think we did a good job. ---->>>

I'm a comedian who got into movies, so I don't really think of myself as an actor. ---->>>

From the very beginning, I always tried to make dialogue flow comfortably; I always did that to make it seem more authentic. ---->>>

I love the Beatles. ---->>>

Making movies is time-consuming and it's boring. You spend most of your time waiting between takes. It's like a big machine that moves slowly. ---->>>

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'm the artist when I'm doing music that I am when I'm acting. I'm everything. ---->>>

I think I have enough of a sense to know what works for me and what doesn't, without going into some big thing and analyzing what I do. I'm in a position that allows me to do what I want to do, and I do it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-03, 1961
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Occupation: Comedian
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Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer. Murphy was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. He has worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked #10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time (wikipedia)