” Every time you see a black romance, it’s over-the-top. There always has to be extreme hostility between the sexes. He has to cheat. She has to show him how independently strong she is, not just as a woman but as a black woman. “


” Bernie Mac just says what you think but are afraid to say. “


” I don’t care about how I look, I’m dedicated to the laughs. You know, I used to be a clown, so – my name was Smoothie the Clown. All the training I had, all my training is geared toward making people laugh, and I didn’t care about being cool. “


” I’m looking for laughs, you know? If it take me to flip over a table, if I have to go physical comedy, I will do it. But whatever the joke needs at that particular time, is where I’m dedicated to. I’m not into beating somebody down and beating myself up. I don’t do insults and things like that. I don’t do it – I’m a storyteller. “


” 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. “


” It was rough being dark. I got heat from my own people more than anyone else. I remember going to my mom and saying, ‘Why am I so black?’ And she said, ‘Because I’m black. You just gotta always work harder than the average bear. “


” I’ve introduced myself with comedy, and once you’ve introduced yourself as something, that’s where people keep you. That’s where people like to hold you. “


” You know, every time it comes, every time that light comes on or every time that camera comes on, every time that microphone comes on, the Mac Man seek and destroy. “


” I want people to say at the end of my day, you know, like I used to say about Sidney Poitier and James Cagney and Joan Crawford and Red Skelton and those guys and Bill Cosby. They did quality and substance. You always remember them. “


” 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. “



All 10 Bernie Mac Quotes about You in picture


Every time you see a black romance, it
Bernie Mac just says what you think but are afraid to say.
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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.
It was rough being dark. I got heat from my own people more than anyone else. I remember going to my mom and saying,
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You know, every time it comes, every time that light comes on or every time that camera comes on, every time that microphone comes on, the Mac Man seek and destroy.
I want people to say at the end of my day, you know, like I used to say about Sidney Poitier and James Cagney and Joan Crawford and Red Skelton and those guys and Bill Cosby. They did quality and substance. You always remember them.
I want to do something that people can really say,

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