25 Inspirational Eddie Murphy Quotes

25 Inspirational Eddie Murphy Quotes

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Eddie Murphy is an American actor, comedian and singer. 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. In films, Murphy has received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs.

Below are Inspirational Quotes From Eddie Murphy:

 

  1. “My first concert makes me sound like a real old man. My very first concert was Jackie Wilson.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “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.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “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.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “I’ve always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.”Eddie Murphy


5. “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.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “If I don’t die in a plane crash or something, this country has a rare opportunity to watch a great talent grow.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “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.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “I’m a comedian who got into movies, so I don’t really think of myself as an actor.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “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.” Eddie Murphy


10. “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.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “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.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “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!”Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “As you get older, you get different, and I’m a mushier, softer person as I get older.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “You know, making a movie is a collaborative effort and sometimes all the ingredients don’t work out.” Eddie Murphy


15. “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.”Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “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.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “You know, if you look all my stuff… If you go back to ‘Saturday Night Live,’ my stuff always has music, even a bunch of my comedy stuff – like in ‘Shrek,’ the donkey is always singing. Music is always there.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone’s advice.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “I only want to do what I really want to do; otherwise, I’m content to sit here and play my guitar all day.” Eddie Murphy


20. “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.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “Nutty Professor’ was me going, ‘Say what you want to say, but I can do this, and you can’t, and nobody else in the town can do this.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “If you’re involved in with something that’s original, you know, you’ll always go back and try to rehash it.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “I’ve been a big Bob Marley fan forever. Forever. Like big, huge. Bob Marley and the Beatles, that’s my big, giant music influence. I can listen to them all the time.” Eddie Murphy

 

  1. “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.” Eddie Murphy


25. “I started out as an impressionist and that’s all about observing – how people move, their voice quality, their attitudes and quirks.”Eddie Murphy

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