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What I am for is justice for everyone,
by Richard Pryor

What I am for is justice for everyone,
just like it says in the Constitution.
- Richard Pryor

I believe the ability to think is blessed.
If you can think about a situation, you can deal with it.
The big struggle is to keep your head clear enough to think.
- Richard Pryor

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.
- Richard Pryor

Everyone carries around his own monsters.
- Richard Pryor

 

I'm for human lib, the liberation of all people,
not just black people or female people or gay people.
- Richard Pryor

I believe in divine forces and energies.
- Richard Pryor

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

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I was a loner and never hung out with anyone.
I never had any friends.
- Richard Pryor

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

I was an only child.
- Richard Pryor

I'm not for integration and I'm not against it.
- Richard Pryor

I don't see myself getting married again,
but if I do, it will be forever.
- Richard Pryor

I won't talk about what it was like in prison,
except to say I'm glad I'm out and that I plan never
to go back and to pay my taxes every day.
- Richard Pryor

If I thought about it, I could be bitter,
but I don't feel like being bitter.
Being bitter makes you immobile, and there's too much that I still want to do.
- Richard Pryor

When you ain't got no money, you gotta get an attitude.
- Richard Pryor

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.
- Richard Pryor

Yes, I'm religious.
God has shown me things, made certain ways clear to me.
- Richard Pryor

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

I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is
to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals.
- Richard Pryor

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

Booty is just a ghetto expression, and I'm just a booty star.
- Richard Pryor

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

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

I can't just say the words, do a lot of one-liners.
I love each person I play; I have to be that person.
I have to do him true.
- Richard Pryor

I think about dying.
I've come to realize we all die alone in one way or another.
- Richard Pryor

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.
- Richard Pryor

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.
- Richard Pryor

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.
- Richard Pryor

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.
- Richard Pryor

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

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!
- Richard Pryor

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

You work your butt off and somebody says you can't
have your record played because it offends them.
Tyrants are made of such stuff.
- Richard Pryor

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

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

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

I became a performer because it was what I enjoyed doing.
- Richard Pryor

I know that if I wasn't scared, something's wrong,
because the thrill is what's scary.
- Richard Pryor

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.
- Richard Pryor

There's a thin line between to laugh with and to laugh at.
- Richard Pryor

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.
- Richard Pryor

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

The way I see it, the earth is going to be here after we're dead and gone.
Even if it's a polluted planet, and they messed it up.
Where do they go from here - to another planet so they can mess that up too?
- Richard Pryor

Sure, I have friends, plenty of friends,
and they all come around wantin' to borrow money.
I've always been generous with my friends and family,
with money, but selfish with the important stuff like love.
- Richard Pryor

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?
- Richard Pryor

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love is stronger than justice.
- Sting

I have always found that mercy bears
richer fruits than strict justice.
- Abraham Lincoln

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Parents are not interested in justice,
they're interested in peace and quiet.
- Bill Cosby

The moral arc of the universe
bends at the elbow of justice.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Justice delayed is justice denied.
- William E. Gladstone

Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
- Henry David Thoreau

The dead cannot cry out for justice.
It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God
is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
- Thomas Jefferson

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue,
a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

My mother was the influence in my life.
She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate
triumph of justice and hard work.
She believed passionately in education.
- John H. Johnson

Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice,
and they are also the most protected.
- Alan Dershowitz

The more laws, the less justice.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Saint Augustine

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible
only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
- Plato

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty,
justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
- Blaise Pascal


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