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Motivational Charlie Murphy Quotes And Sayings

Charlie Murphy Quotes:- Charles Murphy (July 12, 1959 – April 12, 2017) was an American actor, comedian, and writer. Murphy was best known as a writer and cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle’s Show, and as the co-star of the sitcom Black Jesus. He was the older brother of comedian Eddie Murphy.

Inspirational Charlie Murphy Quotes

“While I have been to Switzerland, Stockholm, and other parts of Europe and Canada, I don’t have a specific place that is my favorite. I just represent Earth.”-Charlie Murphy

Inspirational Charlie Murphy Quotes

“I used to irritate people. I’d give them a hard time, and when it drove them crazy, that was funny to me.”-Charlie Murphy


“I like to tease people. I hate when people do it to me, though.”-Charlie Murphy


“The whole thing with the Rick James story sketch and the Prince story sketch – I recounted my past, you know? – and that’s what I was doing. It’s not like I sat down and said I want to come up with a great story about Rick James. That stuff really happened.”-Charlie Murphy


“I don’t hang out with soft cats.”-Charlie Murphy


“I have a very good talent at finding out exactly what it is about yourself that you don’t like and then keep bringing it up.”-Charlie Murphy


“When I was nine, my father passed away. It’s one thing when you’re a kid and your father wasn’t there for you. My father was there, and then he was taken away.”-Charlie Murphy

“When you don’t have money, you fall under the influence of anybody who has the appearance of having it.”-Charlie Murphy


“In the Navy, you’re around a lot of people from different parts of the country. They’ve got different accents, different upbringings. I learned to love country-western music.”-Charlie Murphy


“As far as stand-up comedy, I got into the business later than most, yeah.”-Charlie Murphy


Absolutely Hilarious Quotes From Charlie Murphy


“Prior to the ‘Chappelle’s Show,’ you know, no one would even listen to me, in the frame of, ‘Oh, he is trying to be funny.'”-Charlie Murphy


“When I was nine years old, I was in a movie called, ‘Landlord’ with Pearl Bailey, Lou Gossett, and Beau Bridges.”-Charlie Murphy


“If you don’t know things, you know, you just go by your instinct”-Charlie Murphy


“My whole life is a funny moment, man.”-Charlie Murphy


“I was into basketball, football, karate, boxing.”-Charlie Murphy


“I would say I was an all-American teenager.”-Charlie Murphy

“I’ve always had the luck or blessing that someone would say, ‘I liked what you did in that movie. I’d like you to be in my movie.'”-Charlie Murphy


“In the military, the reason you take the right path is they eliminate other choices. I needed that. They set me straight.”-Charlie Murphy


“As the older brother, I was expected to make sure no one messed with Eddie when he went to the park. He didn’t have to deal with anyone saying, ‘I’ll get you after school.'”-Charlie Murphy


“If I look at my family tree and follow every generation before us, going all the way back to the slaves, then Eddie Murphy is the highest achievement as far as my bloodline is concerned. How could you be jealous? You can only be proud unless you got some serious issues.”-Charlie Murphy


Charlie Murphy Quotes About Family


“I don’t think there’s a person in the industry that wouldn’t love to work with Dave Chappelle. That’s a no-brainer.”-Charlie Murphy


“I look at the world and I find the funny in it because there’s funny in everything. No matter how ugly it may be, there’s a funny way to look at it.”-Charlie Murphy


“Charlie Murphy has been around for a long time. I’ve worked with a lot of exciting artists, and it was a thrill to be around to watch them display their skills.”-Charlie Murphy


“Everything was a lot more challenging for me because of who my brother was. If I were in the film, someone would have said that I got the part because Eddie’s in the film. If I wrote a script, folks would say that I didn’t really write that: that Eddie did and I threw my name on it.”-Charlie Murphy

“I never went around saying who my brother was. Everybody else was doing that.”-Charlie Murphy


“Don’t take life for granted.”-Charlie Murphy


“Don’t take people for granted.”-Charlie Murphy


“Several of my uncles are comedians. My father is a comedian; my grandfather was known for his jokes. It definitely runs in the family.”-Charlie Murphy


“What I’m pretty much giving you when you see me on stage is me; it’s not a fake character.”-Charlie Murphy


Charlie Murphy Quotes About TV Shows


“Chappelle’s Show’ was like the Tupac of TV shows. It came out, it got everybody’s attention, it was a bright shining star, but it burned out, and for some strange reason, it burned out quick.”-Charlie Murphy


“You have comedians who just do jokes, and they’re called comics, not comedians. You have comedians that do bits – a person that has a lot of jokes that have a beginning, a middle and an end, but it’s not a real story. And you have someone that does great stories, the one that blends those things together – that person is doing comedy.”-Charlie Murphy


“Comedy has bits, has jokes, has stories, and it has characters.”-Charlie Murphy


“I may make you angry or make you feel sorry for me, but in the end, you appreciate my show because it’s not one-dimensional.”-Charlie Murphy


“I guess I must have a good metabolism.”-Charlie Murphy


“If you can’t eat incredible food, then what’s the point?”-Charlie Murphy


“There’s only going be one Richard Pryor. You know how many came out after Richard Pryor and died trying to be compared to him? Or Bernie Mac? You got to be like you.”-Charlie Murphy

“People who know me know that I’m the last person on earth that wants to be somebody else.”-Charlie Murphy


“Most of my good friends have fights with me. Those guys know that I was in martial arts for 12 years fighting on the circuit.”-Charlie Murphy


“I’m always working, and I’m a single parent, so I don’t think I have time for stuff most normal people do.”-Charlie Murphy


Charlie Murphy Quotes About Movies


“I don’t think I have any hobbies.”-Charlie Murphy


“My name is Charlie Murphy. I was born into this name, and I’ve been rolling how I’ve been rolling my whole life.”-Charlie Murphy


“I have people tell me all the time, ‘I was expecting you to be mean.’ Why is that? Because you saw me in a movie? That’s acting.”-Charlie Murphy


“I didn’t want to do anything that could possibly tarnish my brother’s career.”-Charlie Murphy


“Every barbershop has a guy who wrecks shop every time he comes in. He has the whole barbershop laughing. That doesn’t mean he’s a comedian.”-Charlie Murphy


“My own son called me Eddie Murphy’s brother once. Once.”-Charlie Murphy


“I’ve become a writer, an actor, producing films, and having a TV show. I’m pretty successful and proud of it.”-Charlie Murphy


“I’ve been called Mr. Eddie’s brother, but I don’t trip on that. Whether you realize it or not, that’s a sign of disrespect. If you address me, call me by my name. You can’t lower me or make me feel uncomfortable.”-Charlie Murphy


“I’ll put it like this: When I was in high school, I would never win a popularity contest back then… it was always somebody else that got picked first for whatever reason. But all those people that went before me usually dropped the ball… then I’d get my shot.”-Charlie Murphy


“If I want to be a real comedian, I can’t let you dictate my material, so I started creating more new material.”-Charlie Murphy


Best Charlie Murphy Quotes And Sayings


“I’m an entertainer, period. I can write it, I can speak it, and I can act it.”-Charlie Murphy


“I protected Eddie. He never had to fight, because people knew who his older brother was.”-Charlie Murphy


“Eddie had the perfect template of what not to do. His big brother did all the wrong things.”-Charlie Murphy


“I went to jail for a year when I was 17. When I got out, my mother took me to the recruiting office, and I spent the next six years in the Navy.”-Charlie Murphy


“Every script I’ve read for ‘Black Jesus’ has been hilarious.”-Charlie Murphy


“Aaron McGruder is a straight-up G. I call him Champ.”-Charlie Murphy


“Back when Sammy Davis, Jr. and Dean Martin were doing roasts, they were all friends. They knew each other’s children, each other’s wives, each other’s families. It wasn’t about being disrespectful. It was about being funny.”-Charlie Murphy


“It’s easy to go on television and say horrible things about somebody. And it’s cowardly.”-Charlie Murphy


“A comic’s like anybody else – he does what he does to support himself and feed his family. But if a comic says the wrong thing, there’s a chance the audience will want to take you down.”-Charlie Murphy


“If I’m afraid of something, I’ll deal with it and get past it.”-Charlie Murphy


“There’s no one on the road that I tried to pattern myself after. There’s no one in history that I tried to pattern myself after. Because one thing I was told that in standup you want to develop your own voice.”-Charlie Murphy


“The audience is my hardest and best critic.”-Charlie Murphy


“Before stand-up, I didn’t even have an agent. Once I started doing stand-up – boom. I got an agent. In fact, I got three agents. I got a lawyer. Now I get taken seriously.”-Charlie Murphy