Richard Pryor was a celebrated American comedian, social critic and actor who best known for his unbending examination of topical contemporary issues and racism. His work engrossed racial epithets and colourful blasphemy and flamboyance. His story-telling style and trenchant observations helped him reach out to a wide audience. Pryor is considered as one of the most dominant and distinguished stand-up comedians of all time. Some of his notable works include ‘Richard Pryor: Live In Concert’, ‘Silver Streak’, ‘Superman III’ and ‘....Is It Something I Said’. Pryor also received many awards and accolades for his performances which include five ‘Grammys’, an ‘Emmy Award’, a ‘Writers Guild of American Award’ and two ‘American Academy of Humor Awards’. Go through the famous thoughts, views and opinions by the funniest comedian of all times which are used as quotable quotes till date. Let us browse through the quotes and sayings by Richard Pryor that are sure to tickle your funny bones.
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?
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.
There's a lot more hypocrisy than before. Racism has gone back underground.
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.