Eddie Murphy Quotes

The King of Comedy, Eddie Murphy has mastered the art of both stand up comedy and films. His most famed role is as 'Axel Foley' in the Beverly Hills Cop Trilogy. He is also a recording artist, having released three albums

Career

I'd like to produce, direct, write, score, and star in a film in exactly the way Chaplin did. I'll do that before I'm thirty.

I'm relaxed about my career. I've been making movies for over 20 years, so I've earned at least the right to relax.

I've made 30 movies and for the most part my movies work. In a business where success is an exception and not the rule, I've mostly been successful.

The thing about kids is that they express emotion. They don't hold back. If they want to cry, they cry, and if they are in a good mood, they're in a good mood.

I think in twenty years I'll be looked at like Bob Hope. Doing those president jokes and golf shit. It scares me.

"The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone`s advice. "

"Asked why he accepted Best Defense (1984)]: "The door opened and four guys came in carrying a cheque."

Coming to America

"I want a woman who can arouse my intellect as well as my loins and that can only be found in America."

I`ve always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.

"I don`t think more concentration is required for Robert De Niro to do what he does as for Jim Carrey to do what he does.

"I never had aspirations to be in this movie business. I was always a stand-up comedian, that's what I am more than anything..."