Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
I want the world to be better because I was here.
The first step is you have to say that you can.
We all want to be in love and find that person who is going to love us no matter how our feet smell, no matter how angry we get one day, no matter the things we say that we don't mean.
There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy?
Life is lived on the edge.
Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.
When I was growing up, I installed refrigerators in supermarkets. My father was an electrical engineer.
And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy's sleeping? I'm working.
When you create art, the world has to wait.
Whatever your dream is, every extra penny you have needs to be going to that.
I've always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.
It's quite highly possible that I have peaked. I mean, I just can't imagine what else I could do beyond this. It's really a bittersweet kind of feeling.
A rapper is about being completely true to yourself. Being an actor is about changing who you are.
For me, there is nothing more valuable than how people feel in a movie theater about a movie.
You can cry, ain't no shame in it.
In my mind, I've always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y'all just didn't know yet.
I had a hit single on the radio for 30 days before I graduated from high school.
In black neighborhoods, everybody appreciated comedy about real life. In the white community, fantasy was funnier. I started looking for the jokes that were equally hilarious across the board, for totally different reasons.
The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.