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All Quotes by author - Tracy Morgan
" All women like to look up to their men. "
" All you single fathers got to man up. "
" America doesn't like to hear about things like welfare. 'Don't talk about that. We don't like what it did to people!' Yeah, but it happened. "
" And when I was angry, when I was younger, I was in a cocoon. Now I'm a beautiful, black butterfly. "
" Anybody who's lived in the ghetto knows that you don't move during the daytime. Here's why: You don't want anyone to know you're leaving, and you don't want anyone knowing where you're going. "
" As a child, I was able to know that I wanted a better life. "
" A stand-up's job is to hold the mirror up to society and to look at what we're afraid of. That's why we had shows like 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons.' We made fun of ourselves then. "
" Bad news travels at the speed of light; good news travels like molasses. "
" Being funny wasn't a career choice growing up, it was my way out of situations; a way to survive another day. "
" Black people dance well because we start early - there's music being played everywhere. White people? They don't start dancing until they get to college, and by then, it's too late; the bottom don't move with the top no matter how hard they try. "
" Comedians are the monkeys of acting. When you go to the zoo, everybody loves the monkey exhibit. "
" Comedy clubs are sacred ground. That's where anything goes. "
" Comedy should be easy, not laboured. "
" Cool is the enemy of funny. You can't be cool and be funny at the same time. Only Eddie Murphy could do that. "
" Even when I'm sitting up in this glass castle, I still got my street soldiers telling me what's happening. "
" Everybody's out to get something from somebody. 'Gold diggers' doesn't just mean money, it can mean time, it can mean feelings. It can mean anything when you're taking and not giving. When people don't know how to reciprocate. "
" For my first gig, I got $75. I could make money being funny, so I pursued it as a career and have turned it into a lucrative business. "
" God gave us dreams, but he gave us kids to make all those dreams worthwhile. And when I look at all my kids, I say everything that I've ever went through in my life was worthwhile. "
" Growing up in the ghetto is pretty hard. It's poverty; it's frustration. "
" Having a daughter makes you see things in a different way. You have to see how you're carrying yourself because there's a little girl. There's not a little boy, there's a little girl. I think I'm a little more overprotective. "
" Having boys is different. Boys, you put sneakers on, and they're out, they're ready. Girls, you gotta pay a little bit more attention to them. "
" I believe gay, straight, anybody, everybody's supposed to be happy in this world, man. "
" I come from where Mike Tyson came from. I come from right across the street from Jay-Z. I didn't have a pond in my backyard. I saw violence. "
" I deal with my sons like young men. If they have a problem with something, they come to me. I am the type of dad that will drop everything I am doing for them, and always tell them to talk to me about it. "
" I do comedy for real people. "
" I do my best creating on stage. "
" I don't believe in storks. I know they don't deliver babies; they deliver pickles. "
" I don't control the line of 'funny,' 'funny,' 'funny,' 'not funny.' "
" I don't do drama. I'm a comedian. "
" I don't even read the newspaper; I don't read that crap. "
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