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A collection of sayings and quotations by Tyler Perry on motivation, inspiration, God, encouragement, education, journey, forgiveness, wisdom, freedom, modesty, dreams, struggle, truth, advice, humor, love, responsibility, relationships and life.

67 Notable Quotes By Tyler Perry For Every Situation In Life

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Tyler Perry is a celebrated American author, actor, playwright, songwriter, screenwriter, comedian, director and producer. He was named the highest paid man in entertainment industry by Forbes in 2011. He is known for creating and enacting the character of ‘Madea’, a tough elderly black woman. Perry also creates films, with recordings of stage plays. He created multiple scripted series for one of the networks, the most successful being ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’. Perry has played many significant and diverse roles proving his mettle as a versatile actor. His films, thoughts, works, quotes and thoughts are appreciated and loved by people of all genres. He has been in the news for winning awards in all the fields that he has worked in. His work, songs, acting, quotes and writings have earned him great acclamation. ‘Tyler Perry’s America’ a book published by him speaks about his journey. His comic timing is unbeatable. Here are some quotes by him that will keep you high-spirited.

It doesn't matter if a million people tell you what you can't do, or if ten million tell you no. If you get one yes from God that's all you need.

- Tyler Perry

You can get a thousand no's from people, and only one "yes" from God.

- Tyler Perry

Once you're truly happy with yourself alone, that's when you are safe to find the right person to spend the rest of your life with.

- Tyler Perry

Don't let people change who you are just be who you are with someone else.

- Tyler Perry

You will always fine jealous people.They're the ones promoting you.

- Tyler Perry

Are You Living or Just Existing?" -Tyler Perry The Family That Preys

- Tyler Perry

I'm just enjoying my life.I suggest you try it.

- Tyler Perry

People always try to do the right thing..after they've tried everything else.

- Tyler Perry

You can't build your life around hurts from the past" -Tyler Perry The Family That Preys

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You can,t make yourself happy by causing other peoples misery -Tyler Perry The Family That Preys

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It's not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place, because it frees you.

- Tyler Perry

Don't wait for someone to green light your project, build your own intersection.

- Tyler Perry

While the most dangerous person in the world is a person with nothing to lose, the most powerful person in the world is a person with nothing to prove.

- Tyler Perry

People say the truth hurts. Hell no, it hurts even more if you do a whole bunch of foolishness to try and avoid it.

- Tyler Perry

Fear is a sprit that really can stop you from living.

- Tyler Perry

What I have learned in this life is you can never be ashamed of where you come from.

- Tyler Perry

I got 27 people livin in my head and all of them was about to beat the heck out of you for doin that..

- Tyler Perry

God will prepare a table before you in the presence of your enemies so let them watch you eat.

- Tyler Perry

I thank God for Closed Doors

- Tyler Perry

You can never be upset with the people who forced you into your dream or up higher.

- Tyler Perry

We didn't have much, but we had love.

- Tyler Perry

Don't try to be seen, God may be hiding you on purpose.

- Tyler Perry

If you lie to yourself you will lie to God too.

- Tyler Perry

What rings true is that everything we grow through in life will work out for our good.

- Tyler Perry

Don't make a black woman take off her earrings".

- Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea's Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life, Tyler Perry

A mother's love is stronger than distance, more powerful than time and can transcend the grave.

- Tyler Perry

You give away your power when you don't forgive.

- Tyler Perry

There will be rough nights but joy really does come in the morning.

- Tyler Perry

True love can come more than once.

- Tyler Perry

Being alone doesn't necessarily mean that you're lonely.

- Tyler Perry

I put a thong on a few months ago trying to be sexy. I've been looking for it but ain't seen it since.

- Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea's Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life, Tyler Perry

The grass may be greener on the other side but the the water bill is higher.

- Tyler Perry

If it had not been for The Lord on my side I don't know where I would be.

- Tyler Perry

Teach but never try to change people because sometimes they change back.

- Tyler Perry

Be careful what you say, life and death truly are in your own words.

- Tyler Perry

Who you are at 20 will not be who you are at 40 and if it is, SOMETHING IS WRONG!

- Tyler Perry

It's a clear day Sonny, L A N D.

- Tyler Perry

Always aim for right and avoid doing wrong at all costs.

- Tyler Perry

Prayer really can change things.

- Tyler Perry

A baby can heal broken hearts.

- Tyler Perry

Heartbreak can make you hard! But don't let it make you bitter.

- Tyler Perry

God will really make your enemy your footstool

- Tyler Perry

Take time to smell the roses but be careful of the bees.

- Tyler Perry

Nothing is impossible for God.

- Tyler Perry

I didn't have a catharsis for my childhood pain, most of us don't, and until I learned how to forgive those people and let it go, I was unhappy.

- Tyler Perry

Share wisdom with those who will receive it.

- Tyler Perry

You really will reap what you sew.

- Tyler Perry

Be aware of the darkness but your focus should always be the light.

- Tyler Perry

You can learn something from everything and everybody, especially the elderly.

- Tyler Perry

Never argue with what is.

- Tyler Perry

Bitterness is as toxic as stage 4 cancer.

- Tyler Perry

The will to live is as strong as the will to love and be loved.

- Tyler Perry

Your beginning never dictates your destnation.

- Tyler Perry

In that day, we didn't have no remote controls and vacuum cleaners. If you wanted all that stuff you had children!

- Tyler Perry

Childrens' laughter is like medicine to sadness.

- Tyler Perry

Never wish to be somebody else.

- Tyler Perry

The dream will outlive the dreamer so dream big.

- Tyler Perry

Don't share your dreams with everyone and don't be angry with non-dreamers.

- Tyler Perry

Life is short but heartache is shorter

- Tyler Perry

Your gift can make room for you.

- Tyler Perry

It ain't what people call you. It's what you answer to.

- Tyler Perry

Live where you are so God can meet you at your needs.

- Tyler Perry

A footstool is only needed when you need to get higher. Let your enemy lift you.

- Tyler Perry

It takes a while to build a dream

- Tyler Perry

The joy of The Lord really is strength.

- Tyler Perry

God has not given us a spirit of fear.

- Tyler Perry

Yes, God is real.

- Tyler Perry