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#1. You know, making a movie is a collaborative effort and sometimes all the ingredients don't work out. I know that every now and again I am going to make a movie that won't work. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#2. The welfare of our children is our main concern and their best interests are our first priority - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#3. Flowers are the fastest way to a woman's heart. Well, actually, the fastest way is through her rib cage, but flowers are a lot less messy. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#4. After all these years, I've done well and I'm cool. I feel comfortable in my skin, I've saved some paper, everybody's healthy, my kids are beautiful and smart, doing different things, it's all good. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#5. He's a very funny and very nice man. When you read the script, you want to stick with it. But when you're with Eddie Murphy you've got to improvise. He's always making jokes and making me crack up when the camera's on. - Author: Raven-Symone
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#6. I been seeing newspapers every Sunday morning, white dudes be in there in their drawers, never having no bulge in they drawers. Smiling at you. If I ain't have no bulge, I wouldn't be smiling! - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#7. Eddie Murphy is to comedians what Nicki Minaj is to Spanx. - Author: Chris Rock
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#8. 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. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#9. I'm trying to do what Eddie Murphy did for his generation. You have to show people, 'I'm different. I'm not just a comedian.' I'm trying to become a rock star. - Author: Kevin Hart
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#10. Whenever I am on camera or doing anything on mic, I don't have any process at all. I just do it and, when I'm finished, it goes away. There is no process. I wish there were some techniques to it. I just turn it on and off, and then I go home. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#11. Apparently every man was told to bring three women with them. Sounds like a ho-down. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#12. My goal in life was to host the MTV Awards, because it's the awards show that Prince sang on, and that was the awards show that Eddie Murphy hosted and Arsenio hosted. - Author: Chris Rock
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#13. How can music without any words make you think? I listen to jazz when I'm doing something else. I use it for background music, I don't just sit down and concentrate on it. Lyrics, words - that's what makes me think. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#14. The other day I got out the shower and I bend down to reach for a towel, and I felt a sharp pain in my chest. Shot through my chest and up around my shoulder and down my spine. I thought 'Oh, Lord.' I thought I was dying. I bent over and looked, and I was standing on my own titty. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#15. You might have seen a housefly, maybe even a superfly, but I bet you ain't never seen a donkey fly! Ha, ha! - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#16. The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone's advice. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#17. The actors are different, although I didn't set out to be different. My inspiration came from people like Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence and Will Smith. The genre is what it is. My inspiration was drawn from great movies like 48 Hours, Bad Boys and Rush Hour. - Author: Tracy Morgan
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#18. I ain't never been in no cell that had a phone in it. Can I stay for a while? I ordered some pizza. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#19. I never had the confidence to say I was going to be in front of the camera as a comedian until I saw Eddie Murphy years later. - Author: Chris Rock
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#20. I am a man who has never tied his own shoes before! - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#21. When I go back to the stage, I want to be able to do everything. I want to be able to do music and comedy and all that stuff and have a show like nobody ever had before. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#22. Art should be witty, like a good Eddie Murphy movie, to make your life a little easier and better. - Author: William Quigley
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#23. When political correctness first started coming around, it ruined Andrew Dice Clay and Eddie Murphy's stand-up career. Sam Kinison died at just the right time, 'cause no one was going to tolerate what he was saying anymore either. - Author: Artie Lange
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#24. On the comedy side of what I love as a filmmaker are Richard Pryor, Lenny Bruce, and Eddie Murphy; those are my favorites. - Author: David Dobkin
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#25. In reality, all men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives trying to create a masterpiece. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#26. I love the Beatles. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#27. I like Louis C.K., Chris Rock. Old schools like Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy. - Author: Adam DeVine
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#28. I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#29. My life is nothing like the Daddy Day Care life. Me around the house is nothing like the Daddy Day Care dad. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#30. As Richard Pryor was to Eddie Murphy, that's what Kurt Vonnegut was to me. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#31. Stevie Wonder is a musical genius ! - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#32. I'm in a whole different part of show business. I'm not even part of Shakespeare in Love. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#33. I'm just a man. I think people are reacting to something else when they see me. They're not reacting to me, Eddie Murphy. They don't even know me. It's just luck and the God in me they're reacting to. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#34. I can figure out which Spice Girl I wanna impregnate. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#35. Growing up, I liked all the stuff that everyone else was listening to, like Motown, but the biggest group of all was The Beatles. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#36. If you're an artist like a really, really long time, it stops being a performance. I'm not performing anymore. I reveal myself to the audience. I show you some of me. It's not a show no more. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#37. Eddie Murphy was my guy for a long time. My first exposure to 'SNL' was his 'Best Of' VHS, and I would watch it over and over again. He was one of the few people on the show to play with the live elements and engage with the audience. - Author: Taran Killam
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#38. 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. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#39. Eddie [Murphy] is an icon. He's one of the reason why I started doing comedy in the beginning. He opened a lot of doors for black people. - Author: Tracy Morgan
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#40. If I don't die in a plane crash or something, this country has a rare opportunity to watch a great talent grow. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#41. You know you can't just run and shoot people in the knee-caps with double barreled shotgun 'cause you're pissed at them. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#42. I think people think Jim Carrey's just wild and crazy. He really is very disciplined. It is true of Eddie Murphy and Robin Williams as well. - Author: Christine Baranski
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#43. When you say "Holy Man", I immediately think of Eddie Murphy's finest hour. If it's anything comparable, I'm excited. - Author: David Gordon Green
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#44. My wife ain't gonna make love to me if I got no money! - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#45. Are You Driving With Your Eyes Open? Or Are You like Using The Force? - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#46. How can you do the moonwalk and ask a woman to dance? Hey baby lets dance ... cya later! - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#47. I love comedy and I would write things to myself as an exercise in writing. I didn't do well for years, and I quit. I started to break down why I was afraid and started to look at people I admired, like Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, Freddie Prinze, George Carlin and all. - Author: George Lopez
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#48. I took my portrait that Kaufman did of me home from the Saturday Night Live TV set. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#49. This is how you answer a door in my neighborhood. WHO IS IT? - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#50. I don't think you should invest in commodities. Eddie Murphy made it seem risky in Trading Places. - Author: Eugene Mirman
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#51. Eddie Murphy said once in an interview that nothing is offensive if it's funny. I sort of agree with that, but if something's funny and you're the subject of it, sometimes it's more offensive. If someone's insulting you, you want them to sound like an idiot. - Author: Artie Lange
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#52. The things I did on Saturday Night Live are going to stay as Saturday Night Live. You've never seen Eddie Murphy do a Gumby movie. There's a lot more new material inside of me. - Author: Tracy Morgan
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#53. 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. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#54. To me, there were comedies that should go up for Oscars. I think Eddie Murphy in 'The Nutty Professor' was one of the greatest acting performances of all time, but it'd never be recognized that way. They always go for De Niro and Pacino, but Eddie Murphy played seven different people! - Author: Terry Crews
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#55. I don't think there's ever been someone with as much presence as Elvis Presley, I mean if he walked into a room I think everyone would be looking at only him. Even when he was dying and through all that when you looked at him it seemed all put together. It fascinates me. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#56. When someone can, on a worldwide level, make someone laugh, that's power. A lot my heroes - Eddie Murphy, Will Ferrell, the Wayans, Adam Sandler - they get it. And I've always felt that Andy Samberg is the future of comedy. - Author: Terry Crews
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#57. I'm in a position that allows me to do what I want to do, and I do it. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#58. 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. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#59. When I was 13, Eddie Murphy was to me what Chris Tucker was to 13-year-olds when I made 'Rush Hour.' And 'Rush Hour' really came out of the fact that I grew up watching 'Beverly Hills Cop' and '48 Hrs.' - Author: Brett Ratner
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#60. I trip off it. You know what's interesting about the makeup is when you get up close and you know he's been working on your face, and you see where the makeup starts and it stops, and how seamless it is. You could look at it for hours. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#61. The only reason I did Showtime was Robert De Niro. I definitely consider him to be in the top 5 all time actors. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#62. The best way you hurt rich people is by turning them into poor people - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#63. At one point, people thought that Eddie Murphy would only reach one sector of the audience, but now everyone sees everything Eddie Murphy does. - Author: Morris Chestnut
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#64. Music has always been around with me. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#65. I keep telling people I'll make movies until I'm fifty and then I'll go and do something else. I'm going to be a professional gentleman of leisure. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#66. My first concert makes me sound like a real old man. My very first concert was Jackie Wilson. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#67. "Bruce" was an Eddie Murphy film, so there was a whole different vibe, working on that film, as opposed to working on a [Adam] Sandler film, which I'd done a few of. First of all, there were tons of kids running around. I'm surprised I ever had a kid after doing that film. - Author: Kevin Nealon
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#68. My thing is you're only as good as the people you work with. I've been blessed to work with the Wayanses and Eddie Murphy and Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, and it makes you better. - Author: Terry Crews
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#69. Mick Jagger's lips' so big, black people be going, "You got some big-ass lips!" - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#70. 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. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#71. Ultimately, when I go back to the stage, I want to be able to do everything. I want to be able to do music and comedy and all that stuff; that's what all this stuff is leading to. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#72. The white man gets all the best catchphrases! - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#73. I'm not a natural comedian, as an artist. I studied comedy growing up. I would watch Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence, all day. - Author: Brandon T. Jackson
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#74. Anything you have to acquire a taste for was not meant to be eaten. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#75. I used to watch 'Coming to America' every day after school. I have full-on long-running inside jokes with friends and family about different scenes in that movie alone. Also, my brother and I loved 'The Golden Child,' so, yeah: I was a huge fan of Eddie Murphy growing up. - Author: Gabourey Sidibe
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#76. At the end of the day, I want to be part of the same conversation as Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy, Dave Chappelle, Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor. - Author: Kevin Hart
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#77. All inspiration comes from a higher power. The body is a shell. The creative spot is from God - You hear voices, everybody does. When you get older, you refer to it as intuition. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#78. They're working their way down. Next year, Todd Bridges gets the award. When I was a kid I wanted to be Eddie Murphy and now I'm a rip-off of Eddie Murphy. - Author: Chris Rock
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#79. I haven't read a newspaper in 20 years. I don't look at the computer or anything. You have to have a filter on what you let in. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#80. I'm not trying to turn into Eddie Murphy, and just do kids movies the rest of my career. I'm going to still do a wide variety of movies, as well as do hardcore rap. - Author: Ice Cube
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#81. People like to compare something to something that they know. Even with Chris Rock, they say he's like Richard Pryor or Eddie Murphy. - Author: Hannibal Buress
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#82. All men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives, trying to create their idea of a masterpiece. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#83. If I could work with Eddie Murphy on 'SNL,' I think I could quit comedy forever. For me and my generation, he's God. - Author: Michael Che
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#84. From the very beginning, I always tried to make dialogue flow comfortably; I always did that to make it seem more authentic. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#85. I leave my house all the time! But I'm not at all the Hollywood parties. I'm grown, and where else am I supposed to be? I'm supposed to be home. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#86. I never thought I'd be a comedian. But, growing up, I simply loved watching comedy. The '80s was huge for comedy in the US. Eddie Murphy blew me away with his film Delirious. - Author: Arj Barker
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#87. I was always a clown. In the eighth grade I won a city speech contest by doing an Eddie Murphy routine. I'm no good at public speaking, but if I can assume a role and speak as that person, then I'm fine. When I had to give a book report, I always did it in character. - Author: Jason Wiles
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#88. Someone I met years ago explained to me the difference between a personality and an actor, a personality being Eddie Murphy or Roseanne Barr, and an actor being Morgan Freeman and Alfre Woodard or Marlon Brando. - Author: Orlando Jones
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#89. Eddie Murphy is just so off-the-cuff and can make anything funny. You hope that someday you'll acquire that skill, but maybe you're born with that. - Author: Michael Pena
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#90. An ideal movie would be, like - to get this to happen, I have to work so much harder - but imagine Denzel Washington, Laurence Fishburne, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy ... Who else? Donald Faison. Directed by Steven Spielberg. That would be awesome. - Author: Donald Faison
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#91. You can't let the good things people say make you feel too good, because you're going to let the bad things make you feel bad. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#92. Eddie Murphy was the Michael Jordan of comedy. He had a full range of abilities. - Author: Aries Spears
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#93. I used to have the 'Best Of Eddie Murphy' VHS tape that I wore out completely, watching it over and over again. His 'Buckwheat Sings' is, to this day, one of my all-time favorite sketches on the show. I also loved the one where he plays the Tooth Fairy. - Author: Taran Killam
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#94. I'm 42 and the age of a guy who has kids, so I guess I'm playing right where I'm supposed to be. I'm comfortable with that, but in the same breath I'd do something edgy. If someone came to me and offered me an edgy and funny story, then I'd do it. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#95. In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player! - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#96. I learned from the guys before me - Bill Cosby, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Richard Pryor, just to name a few. These are guys that let it all hang out. What they lived is what they took to the stage. - Author: Kevin Hart
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#97. I'm not sure if it's fair to call it a 'fairy tale,' but I really loved 'Mulan,' the Disney film. It was my favorite. I guess it's not really a fairy tale, but you do get Eddie Murphy as a dragon. - Author: Lily Cole
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#98. I had all the intentions of being the next Eddie Murphy. - Author: Leslie Jones
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#99. Cool is the enemy of funny. You can't be cool and be funny at the same time. Only Eddie Murphy could do that. - Author: Tracy Morgan
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#100. Because Eddie [Murphy] came from where I come from, the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. People in the projects used to call me Fat Murphy. - Author: Tracy Morgan
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