I was kicked out of school because of my attitude. I was not assimilating. So I went to work taking any jobs I could get.

When you ain’t got no money you gotta get an attitude.

Richard Pryor Attitude Quotes

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!

There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything – millions of dollars mansions cars nice clothes beautiful women and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace.

Richard Pryor Car Quotes

I just don’t want to die alone that’s all. That’s not too much to ask for is it It would be nice to have someone care about me for who I am not about my wallet.

I think about dying. I’ve come to realize we all die alone in one way or another.

Richard Pryor Loneliness Quotes

I believe in the institution of marriage and I intend to keep trying till I get it right.

Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings… and lawyers.

Richard Pryor Marriage Quotes

Even when I was a little kid I always said I would be in the movies one day and damned if I didn’t make it.

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.

Movies are movies and I don’t think any of them are going to hurt the moral fiber of America and all that nonsense.

Richard Pryor Movies Quotes

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.

I think about being married again having a home and a wife. No one can ever be married too many times and maybe if I keep trying I’ll get it right one day.

Richard Pryor Home Quotes