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Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor

One of America's top comedians in the 1970s and 1980s, Richard Pryor blazed new trails as an actor, writer and stand up performer who was known for his use of vulgarisms as he touched on a wide range of often controversial social and cultural topics. He broke into television with appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and co-wrote Blazing Saddles with Mel Brooks. Pryor's brilliant career was …

Date of Birth: December 01, 1940
Date of Death: October 12, 2005


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"I went to Zimbabwe...I know how white people feel in America now, relaxed! Cause when I heard the police car I knew they weren't coming after me!" Richard Pryor
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"There's nothing worse than being an aging young person." Richard Pryor
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"When you ain't got no money, you gotta get an attitude." Richard Pryor
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"I ain't no movie star, man. I'm a booty star." Richard Pryor
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"What I am for is justice for everyone, just like it says in the Constitution." Richard Pryor
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"There's a thin line between to laugh with and to laugh at." Richard Pryor
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"I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, I wanna grow up and be a critic." Richard Pryor
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"It's so much easier for me to talk about my life in front of two thousand people than it is one-to-one. I'm a real defensive person, because if you were sensitive in my neighborhood you were something to eat." Richard Pryor
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"You don't get to be old bein' no fool....." Richard Pryor
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"I realized this is what God has dealt me, and I should be thankful considering all that's happened to me in my life, but MS caused the movies to stop - stop dead - and I miss it." Richard Pryor
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"Yes, I'm religious. God has shown me things, made certain ways clear to me." Richard Pryor
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"It's been a struggle for me because I had a chance to be white and refused" Richard Pryor
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"Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers." Richard Pryor
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"Everyone carries around his own monsters" Richard Pryor
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"Friends take up time, and I didn't have time." Richard Pryor
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"I became a performer because it was what I enjoyed doing." Richard Pryor
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"I'm for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people." Richard Pryor
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"There's a lot more hypocrisy than before. Racism has gone back underground." Richard Pryor
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"I'd like to make you laugh for about ten minutes though I'm gonna be on for an hour." Richard Pryor
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"A sold-out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I could have been at home in my warm bed, playing Nintendo." Richard Pryor
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"I believe in divine forces and energies." Richard Pryor
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