Don't let people treat you like you're stupid. If it sounds too good to be true, it is.
People think comedians don't do drama. Comics are drama. And what is drama, as opposed to comedy? It's all the same to me.
If you got a name like Barack Obama, you're supposed to fight.
Good barbecue has to fall off the bone when you grab it, and, to me, it's not pull-hard chewy.
If you're not happy before you're successful, you're going to be miserable when you do become successful because all your problems just get magnified.
I've been on the road since 1983. Nothing ever changed, even when I was doing TV and movies.
I didn't buy Bentleys. I didn't live large. I invested in me. I invested in a lot of other people.
There's no one defining moment that kills you or makes you.
What holds you back in comedy is fear.
Some people think it's a reality that black fathers don't take care of their children, but that's not true.