Quotes and Jokes by D. L. Hughley

Darryl Lynn Hughley is an American actor, political commentator, radio host, author and stand-up comedian. Hughley is best known as the original host of BET's ComicView from 1992-1993, the eponymous character on the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys, and as one of the "Big Four" comedians in The Original Kings of Comedy.

Top 15 Most Popular Quotes (out of 21)


They didn't have to describe Jesus to me for me to know he's black. Jesus' first miracle was turning water into wine at a wedding. Now if that ain't black folk, I don't know what is.


No matter how bad things are, you can at least be happy that you woke up this morning.


There is always one person in the office that you want to whip their ass! If you don't know who it is, it is probably you.


I think politics in general are just like a popularity contest but McCain is just… old.


There's something about having a great bottle of wine and a great cigar. Nothing compares to it.


That's sort of a silly question. Day 15 is too soon, but Day 16 is all right?


You can't fire white folk. You fire white folk, you'd best believe somebody gettin' shot that day. "I'm fired? I'll be right back, you sons of bitches...!" You fire a brother, we be mad for a different reason. "How come you didn't call me at home, motherfucker? You knew I was fired yesterday! Makin' me burn up all my goddamn gas..."


I'm not gonna lie, I love the holidays. But Christmas was a lot more fun when you weren't paying for it.


It's really no different for me 'cause I work for bet so it's like the writers are always on strike.


Black folks never bungie jump. That’s too much like lynching for us. "I'm gonna let you tie a rope around me and push me off a bridge? You must be out your damn mind."


Did you ever have the police follow you for so long, that you get suspicious about your own goddamn self? "Maybe I did kill them people."


I don't need somebody behind a desk to tell me what a marketing survey says is funny. I got 3 million miles and 70,000 tickets sold, telling me that I know how to make people laugh.


Every group has its idiosyncrasies, but at a certain point we all are human.


They had this movie called Juno about a teenage girl who gets pregnant and it's nominated for an Oscar. That's an unusual experience for me, 'cause when a black girl gets pregnant it ain't no Oscar. It's social work and a box of condoms is what that is.


You know what so funny, this strike has been going on for a long time. It's lasted longer than the Civil Rights movement, what the hell is this? It's painfully obvious to me white people don't know how to protest. You need like an Al Sharpton, have a dream, go to the mountaintop, do something!