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Top 87 Quotes About Jamie Foxx

#1. 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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#2. My Grandmother would say, 'Make sure you look good. Make sure you speak well. Make sure you remain that Southern gentleman that I've taught you to be.' - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#3. Then I was playing the piano at eight, and that helps you learn about women because most of the people I was playing for were women. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#4. I've had to be a man since I was 12 or 13. I had a job. And I was playing the piano for people twice my age. Handling responsibility is what makes a man a man. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#5. When your movie is hot, your options are crazy. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#6. My worst hair experience was when I was trying to relax my hair and my grandmother did it. It went all straight and I looked like a black Bee Gee. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#7. I don't know if I'm built for marriage. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#8. My homies that are around me never give me that 'star pass.' I've hung out with some stars who are playing basketball and everyone let's them score all the baskets. Shooting pool, they let them make all the shots. My homies don't let me get away with that. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#9. Black people are the most talented people in the world, - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#10. It was really fun working with Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz on set. - Author: Quvenzhane Wallis
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#11. I'm a southern gentleman. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#12. I've been a sports fan all my life, and like most other actors, I'm convinced I could have been a pro athlete if Hollywood hadn't come calling. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#13. What we do in New Orleans, man - we party! - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#14. All of us feel special inside to where we feel as if we are the best, unique, or blessed. of course this is true, our error in this thought process is we forget that all the other people and all living things are just as special as we feel about ourselve. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#15. And perfect happiness? Man, that's a ... the pool is about 92 degrees, the Jacuzzi is about 102 and an avocado farm. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#16. Nobody wants to hear R&B. It's sad. If you want to be on the radio you got to stay young. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#17. Every two, three years there is a movie about the Holocaust because they want you to remember and they want you to be reminded of what it was. When was the last time you seen a movie about slavery? - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#18. It's like church over here. It's like church in here. First of all, give an honor to God and our Lord and Savior Barack Obama, - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#19. In L.A. you can hide. I can hide at the beach, hide up in the hills. [In Miami] everybody is looking at you. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#20. As black folks we're always sensitive. As a black person it's always racial. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#21. Having a stage name is like having a Superman complex. I go into the telephone booth as Eric Bishop and come out as Jamie Foxx. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#22. I cut the scene out, but there was a moment where Christoph Waltz plays the piano in 'Django [Unchained]' - Jamie [Foxx] is a magnificent piano-player but there's never a moment where Django plays the piano. - Author: Quentin Tarantino
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#23. We cannot turn our back and say that violence in films or anything that we do doesn't have a sort of influence. It does. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#24. Stand-up is my heart and now I get a chance to do that and the music altogether. That's going to be great. I'm trying to be the Sammy Davis Jr. of 2005. I'm planning on going out with Cedric the Entertainer because he's got that musical bone, too. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#25. I love music. I've always wanted to do music, even when I started out as a comedian. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#26. I think girls have to play a little hard to get because we come with so much bravado. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#27. Every single thing in my life is built around race. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#28. If you look at how long the Earth has been here, we're living in the blink of an eye. So, whatever it is you want to do, you go out and do it. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#29. That's what's great about the arts. Everything inspires you, and you get a chance to grow from watching other people and how they do their work. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#30. I am a comedian and you guys know whatever I say, I don't mean any of it. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#31. Jamie Foxx does a good rendition of me. It's a real gift, mimicry of that kind, the tonal thing. It's sort of like having a talent for playing an instrument. - Author: Al Pacino
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#32. When you choose a villain, you need something visually exciting. And when you have someone like Jamie Foxx ... you want to make sure the guy with the mask and the guy without the mask are delivering two different performances. - Author: Avi Arad
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#33. I'd like to say I'm R&B's savior. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#34. If I fail as Jamie Foxx, I'll just change my name and come back as something else. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#35. Man, after all my grandma put into me learning the piano, that was a hard day, telling her I was telling jokes for a living. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#36. I'm a real person, and I'm angry. I'm trying to use this celebrity thing to get people some help. AIDS, poverty, racism - I want to be one of the hands that helps stop all that. I'll put it on my shoulders. I'll charge it to my account. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#37. There remains a degree of anti-black intellectualism in entertainment. Middle and upper-middle class blacks have often been portrayed as buffoons in popular culture; witness the characters of Carlton Banks on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' and Braxton P. Hartnabrig on 'The Jamie Foxx Show.' - Author: John Ridley
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#38. I had that upbringing. Of watching 'Bonanza,' watching 'Hee Haw,' which both black and white would watch. I rode horses. I did gun spinning as a kid. I do these things. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#39. In looking at Hollywood and its structure, the director controls the medium, and I want to be in control of certain things. I want to be able to get my own ideas and my own feelings out there, and the only way to do that is to be behind the camera. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#40. Doc Rivers been hoarse since birth - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#41. You have a responsibility to your work, to your choices. Once you get to a certain level of quality and commitment, you don't want to go back and make Booty Call 7. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#42. Actually, music gave me the support when I needed it. I would never have gone to college unless I'd gotten a piano scholarship. And now I'm so glad I got to learn to play the cello, which is a different experience, you're flexing a different muscle, but it's beautiful because it is music. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#43. We can't retract the decisions we've made, we can only affect the decisions we're going to make from here. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#44. I wish I could take what I'm feeling right now and put it in the water system so everybody could drink it and we would all love each other. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#45. I'd like to say I'm R&B's savior. Whether that's the truth or not, I'm definitely going out there with my mic and my shield to declare, 'I am here to save R&B.' I will have the people saying, 'Sir, there is a man at the musical gates saying he is here to save R&B.' - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#46. I have a song called 'Decisions' that features Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige, John Legend and Common. It's about people who have made a decision to really stand by you as friends. - Author: Busta Rhymes
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#47. I play a slave. How black is that? I have to wear chains. How whack is that? But don't worry. I get free. I save my wife and I kill all the white people in the movie. How great is that? - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#48. I have about 20 to 25 platonic relationships with women all across the board from professional to artistic and they always give little clues on what they like. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#49. Going from drama to just straight-up comedy with Tommy Davidson and Jamie Foxx - what a blast. - Author: Vivica A. Fox
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#50. Give it up for Ray Charles and his beautiful legacy. And thank you, Ray Charles, for living. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#51. A lot of people may not know how competitive it is to play classical music, because when you think about it, the music that you're playing is music that's been here for years. And all you're trying to do is improve upon it when you play. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#52. Lil Wayne is a music god!!!! - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#53. To be the leading man it's about the celebrity and the looks, and it's tough to do that. People who do it great are people like Tom Cruise and Will Smith - they're built for that. I ain't. I'm more of a character guy. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#54. So there is not a lot about me that you don't know other than that I play table tennis. I'm great, I'm great at table tennis! You will look at me and go, 'How does that dude know how to play that well?' - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#55. A woman's posterior is the key to my heart. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#56. I try to be as honest and open as I am with everything that I do because it's just, um, It helps me, you know, like whether it's stand up or singing or act. I just try to stay true. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#57. I think Prince should open up a little more to other artists. Just because we love Prince. Especially the old stuff - we love him to death. But if he opened up he would be something to deal with. Imagine Kanye West producing a Prince track? It would be banoodles! - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#58. Being just an actor, sometimes people are like, "Hey, man, we don't wanna see you no more, in front of the camera," and I don't want that. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#59. When I was growing up in Terrell, Texas, I felt that it was not where I was supposed to be. I knew that I was meant for a different destination. I think that the minute I was born, there was something inside telling me where I would go, it's like energy - an intangible destiny. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#60. I remember meeting President Obama and looking at him, thinking, 'Damn, this dude is really our president. He really went out and did it!' If you look at stories like that, and other stories that I'm sure you could compare to, it's just about freeing your mind and taking those guards down. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#61. When you're an actor or actress in this business, usually the natural progression is to direct, but a lot of times, we don't get a chance to get to it. Myself, I really want to get into it. I want to be the person who eventually doesn't have to be in front of the camera. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#62. (I get to) kill all the white people ... How great is that? - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#63. Will.i.am and I performed at Wango Tango. That's when my daughter said that I had made it in music. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#64. Jamie Foxx. He's been very much a mentor and friend, and we've worked together several times. He's just been such an influence in my career. There's nothing that man can't do, and that's something I would like to reflect in my career. - Author: Bresha Webb
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#65. I want to thank my daughter, who told me, 'If you don't win, Dad, you're still good,' ... who taught me how to act. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#66. The most interesting thing about acting is when you go to the dark places, that's a lot of energy. When you go to the happiest places, it's also a lot of energy. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#67. I would say my grandmother would be like my personal god. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#68. I'm bad on Valentine's Day, but even worse on Christmas. I go shopping at nine o'clock on December 24th every year. Nobody else is there. I'm in Toys'R'Us all by myself. I get there five minutes before closing. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#69. I want to be the person who eventually doesn't have to be in front of the camera. I can be behind the camera and really change things cinematically, and this is giving me an opportunity to do something behind the camera, which I really want to maximize. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#70. You guys have so much energy. I threw a party in Toronto and there were, like, 4,000 people who couldn't get in. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#71. I really wanted to just be a musician. I didn't want to be anything else, but I was funny and all that. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#72. If I'm in the studio, I'm completely on music. I try to go to that place and that's the toughest thing for me to do. When I'm with other musicians, sometimes I go back to, almost like, childhood, because that's what I always wanted to be. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#73. You are what you repeatedly do when things get hard. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#74. But don't get caught out there looking goofy. It's weird. When you do something that stinks, it's going to last forever on the Internet. There's always someone in the audience with a camera phone and if you're not 100%, you're going to be watching yourself on YouTube. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#75. I just love Jamie Foxx! - Author: Nancy O'Dell
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#76. Guys don't adapt as well as women do to getting their heart broken for the first time. It's tragic. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#77. In our music, in our everyday life, there are so many negative things. Why not have something positive and stamp it with blackness? - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#78. Connecting with my daughter is the most important thing in my life - the priority. I want to be a man who shows up for her. I want to have such a big influence on her, so that she knows she can call me about anything, which she does. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#79. I never planned to win an Oscar. When I auditioned for 'Ray,' I was just thinking about what a great project it would be. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#80. She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can't wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#81. I wanna chase down Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, Will Smith. I would love to start my film career. - Author: Shemar Moore
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#82. With 'Django Unchained,' when you're dealing with slavery, it's like a gymnastics routine with the highest amount of difficulty. Quentin Tarantino is not going to do a movie that's just going to lay there and be safe. There's going to be twists and flips. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#83. Yeah, the sitcom world is dead. It's all reality. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#84. You know what? I never really factor Hollywood into anything. I'm a black actor, so I can't really control what Hollywood thinks. I gotta go do my thing, and my jokes have got to be funny. Whatever I do has got to be great. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#85. If I were an animal, I would be an eagle. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#86. Now ballads, I can mess around and get up on somebody on a ballad. People ain't seen it yet, but I can mess around and get up in there. I've had Ruben Studdard up in my house, Brian McKnight, Tank. Every once in a while I throw down with them. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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#87. We can't wave a magic wand and get rid of any of these people's problems, but what they want is they want to be heard. - Author: Jamie Foxx
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