Funny Richard Pryor 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.

Friends take up time, and I didn't have time.

Hawaii is the best form of comfort for me. When I die, I want to be cremated, and I want half my ashes spread in the Pacific around the island, the rest on the property.

I ain't no movie star, man. I'm a booty star.

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

I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, I wanna grow up and be a critic.

I was brought up in a whorehouse in Peoria. My mother and father lived there and worked there.

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!

I'd like to make you laugh for about ten minutes though I'm gonna be on for an hour.

Imagine people calling you to find out if you're dead. I've led a real crazy life at times, and I've had many strange things happen to me, but that was one of the strangest.

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

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

Someone called all the newspapers in New York and told them I'd died. I've been told by almost everyone it was an ex-wife - I've had a few so it's hard to pinpoint which one - but who knows for sure?

The black groups that boycott certain films would do better to get the money together to make the films they want to see, or stay in church and leave us to our work.

There's a lot more hypocrisy than before. Racism has gone back underground.

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