Quotes & Jokes by David Alan Grier


Be talented enough to make it and stupid enough to keep trying.

I grew up in a home and in a world in which you can do anything. We were all expected to go to college. My father was a doctor.

The president is always made fun of.

As I get older, my sense of humour is my biggest asset.

I couldn't wait to be, you know, a Black Panther. Of course they wouldn't let me join.

I had done the sitcom thing to lesser and lesser degrees of success.

I think Chelsea Handler is the funniest woman.

I wanted something where I could have the clearest and most unfiltered artistic and creative voice.

I've tried actively to define myself and redefine myself, and not be pigeonholed.

My father was a doctor.

When I was a kid, I wanted to walk with my dad's limp - my dad was my hero - but that infuriated him, and he would make me walk back and forth in the living room until I walked without it.

Every little kid has always wanted to be a race car driver. This gets some of that out.

I started acting at the University of Michigan in my sophomore year.

Don't let anyone try to tell you who you are. Define yourself.

I never wanted to lose out on an acting job and wonder if I hadn't been trained enough.