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“I ain’t running for office. I ain’t running for nothing.”

 

Bernie Mac

“If I can tell someone a story that makes them bend over and laugh, that’s bigger than anything else.”

 

Bernie Mac

“I want to do something that people can really say, ‘Hey, man, that was good, I’m proud of you, I’m proud of that.’ ‘Pride’ and ‘Transformers’ and things like that.”

 

Bernie Mac

“My humor had changed from foolishness to making sense.”

 

Bernie Mac

“My grandmother always told me how you start is how you finish.”

 

Bernie Mac

“I was good at keeping my mother from crying.”

 

Bernie Mac

“All you do as a performer is keep doing it. If you keep doing it, then it depends on why you’re doing it. If you’re doing something for superficial, monumental reasons and if you’re doing it for female attention, or if you’re doing it for money, it’s like being upset. Only way you can get upset is when you expecting something. If you don’t get this award or don’t get that award, that because you expect something.”

 

Bernie Mac

“I want to play a villain – I can’t wait to play a villain.”

 

Bernie Mac

“When you’re offstage, that’s the footprint. That’s the man God’s gonna judge.”

 

Bernie Mac

“I was a street performer for two years.”

 

Bernie Mac

“The two sides of Bernie – that’s a quiet weapon that I have.”

 

Bernie Mac

“I have so much respect for what’s funny.”

 

Bernie Mac

“Why I was so intrigued with Red Skelton was because he was able to make you cry and laugh and the same time. That was power.”

 

Bernie Mac

“I always wanted to scuba dive. I used to scuba dive undercover like black Aquaman.”

 

Bernie Mac

“You can’t be a doctor if you don’t know the entire parts of the body.”

 

Bernie Mac

“I’m not ashamed to tell the truth about what happened in my family. I think that’s what makes my comedy different.”

 

Bernie Mac

“I don’t need to pat myself on the back until my arm breaks. I don’t need any of that.”

 

Bernie Mac

“I took my sports experience to my life on stage. That’s why I’m so disciplined. Playing sports, I was always underestimated. I was never picked first to do anything. This always helped me. It taught me how to push myself.”

 

Bernie Mac