Mr. T Quotes
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Best 60 Quotes by Mr. T – Page 1 of 2
“Any man who doesn't love his mama can't be no friend of mine.”
“As a kid, I got three meals a day. Oatmeal, miss-a-meal and no meal.”
“Back in the day, I would wear up to 45 pounds of gold. It would take me four hours to get dressed!”
“Calvin Klein and Gloria Vanderbilt don't wear clothes with your name on it, so why should you wear their name?”
“Don't be getting sloppy drunk and telling them dirty jokes.”
“God is on my side, and that's all I need. I get up in the morning, I pray to God.
I don't pray to the president, the governor, the mayor, no black caucus, no this and that. I pray to God, and that's the end of it.”
“I am a Christian, and the Bible teaches me to forgive.”
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“I answer only to God.”
“I believe in the Golden Rule - The man with the gold... rules.”
“I didn't come to Hollywood. Hollywood came to me.
A lot of people wish they could say the things I say. Everyone out here is so phony, it's sickening.”
“I don't do Shakespeare. I don't talk in that kind of broken English.”
“I don't like magic - but I have been known to make guys disappear.”
“I don't mean to be cocky, but if I'm never on TV again, if I never make another dollar, I am proud. I did what I wanted to do.”
“I got no time for the jibba-jabba.”
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“I have a heart of gold, but I'm really a marshmallow in my heart.”
“I have the Midas touch, in the way that when I hook up with a project, I feel, not speaking cocky or conceited, but there's a confidence I have.
I learned that from Muhammad Ali; I used to bodyguard him. He taught me about confidence. So when it comes to any job I work, I'm gonna do it good; I'm going to bring it over the top.”
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“I don't want to be buried in the ground, rotting, with all those worms. What I would love is to have my body dropped where you have those big icebergs and the water is so cold and pure, to be eaten by a polar bear or a seal or an otter.”
“I listen to my mother, and that keeps me out of trouble. I'm a good son.”
“I pity the fool who just gives up.”
“I take a lot of pride in the work I do, because people pay to see me. They've got to get babysitters, park their car, get popcorn and candy. I've got to be conscious of that.”
“I tell everybody, I get so much because I give so much. I give freely, I give all my time, give all my money, give all of my soul. I try to motivate people. I try to inspire them.”
“I try to use my experience and the fact that I grew up in the ghetto – I tell people you don't have to rob or steal to get out of the ghetto.”
“I used to bodyguard for Muhammad Ali, Leon Spinks, Sugar Ray Leonard. I used to bodyguard a lot of diamond merchants. I would travel with a suitcase full of diamonds and take them from point A to point B.
My reputation grew because I was a professional. I did my job, and I was courteous – a no-nonsense guy.”
“I was mischievous. I wasn't bad. I stole food so we could eat. My mother didn't know.
I used to tell her some man gave me $10 to sweep out the yard. I was like Robin Hood. I took from the rich and gave to the poor. Me.”
“I was one of the wildest Santa Clauses they ever had.”
“I'll never have a wedding. I don't want to marry just to do what everybody else is doing.”
“I'm a Christian – I really don't believe in UFOs.”
“I'm a mama's boy because everything I do is with respect to my mother. I won't do a movie or a video that would bring disrespect to my mother.”
“I'm not a star. I don't feel I'm so great. So how can I make you feel great just because you've got my signature on a piece of paper?”
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“I'm not really an actor, I'm a reactor; I'm a pitchman. That's what I do best. Nobody can do it any better.”
“I'm tough when I have to be, tender when I should be. When you find a really tough guy, he's not a predator. He doesn't have to prove himself.
Guys who have to pretend to be tough, they ain't. I'm tough.”
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“Fate pulls you in different directions.”