Eddie Murphy Quotes (22 Quotes)


    I'm in a whole different part of show business, ... I'm not even part of 'Shakespeare in Love.'

    I think in twenty years I'll be looked at like Bob Hope. Doing those president jokes and golf shit. It scares me.

    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.

    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.

    We want the same effect as if someone's house burned here, ... We want to give them a normal life as soon as possible.


    The welfare of our children is our main concern and their best interests are our first priority,

    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.

    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.

    Apparently every man was told to bring three women with them. Sounds like a ho-down

    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.

    My girl wants to party all the time, party all the time, party all the time...

    That's a new thing for me, to have my costar in a scene turn to me and tell me they love me. In 48 HRS., Nick Nolte never turned to me and went I love you Ed

    The competitions are as much a part of the tradition as the actual dances.

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

    He gives a tremendous amount of time to clients and is completely focused on each of their careers. He's very hands-on, ... He's always been a straight-up guy in any business dealings. They're not poachers, and they don't home in on other people's clients.

    My life is nothing like the Daddy Day Care life. Me around the house is nothing like the Daddy Day Care dad.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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!

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

    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.


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