Richard Pryor Quotes

I’m not an actor. I’ve seen actors, great actors. I go to the movie and wish I could do what they do — DeNiro, he just gives me chills, and if you see a great film, you see actors in it do great performances, you could tell that I’m not one of them. Like “Amadeus” […]

I don’t think that I can act at all, to be honest. I just can be who I am. I pretend to be this person, whoever it is. I don’t call it acting.

You know, most of my pictures, they go, don’t worry about it, we don’t have to write nothing, Richard will fix it.

I like performing better than anything in the world.

It’s been a struggle for me because I had a chance to be white and refused.