Quotes from Anthony Anderson
"Be ready for when your time comes, you will have that window of opportunity, so seize the moment and capitalise on it."
"Comedy is second nature for me."
"Everyone realized I was the innocent victim of a shakedown."
"Glenn Close is a living icon. You look at the work, and I think it's wild, because she thinks some of her best work was in Dangerous Liaisons and that's what I believe as well."
"Hands-down there isn't a weak link in that film, Hustle and Flow, with regards to writing, directing, acting, with everything."
"I ain't got nothing. I've got this watch, and these shoes, and that's about it."
"I can say I was associated with the success of those other films that debuted at #1, I was in it as number 3 guy or number 4 guy."
"I provide a little comic relief."
"I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever wanted to leave our house."
"I went to the High School for Performing Arts, and to Howard University on a talent scholarship."
"I'm not a comedian. I'm an actor who just happens to be funny on occasion."
"I've gotten my butt kicked by the best. Jet Li beat me up the best, but Steven Segal can still kick a good butt. It's a different kind of kicking, though."
"I've worked with some actors who can't act."
"If they respect the craft and what we're doing and they bring something to the table and they work hard, I don't care what you do as your side job or as your day job."
"If you respect the art and you have some talent about you, I'm on your team."
"Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things that mainstream Hollywood doesn't want to do."
"It's a remake of a film called Inferno Affairs. It's a Hong Kong film, and if we come anywhere close to what they did in the original, we're going to have a hot property on our hands, because Inferno Affairs is a great piece."
"It's just a matter of me opening up the page and whatever is written on the page, that's what I'm here to do."
"It's sort of an action flick. You can't be that funny trying to steal diamonds."
"Kangaroo Jack is the first movie I've been in where I was the star, or co-star, so this is my baby. This is the one that holds special meaning to me."
"Leo couldn't deliver Mr. Martin Scorsese his Oscar with The Aviator, but I will go on record to say I will do so in The Departed."
"More oftentimes than not, you're automatically guilty before innocent."
"My choices were never wrong."
"My wife and I have always trusted each other, and I have to thank her strength."
"Out of the 16 movies that I've made, three have yet to be released, seven of those have opened at #1 at the box office."
"Romeo Must Die was the first film that I did where I was able to just be free as an actor."
"Set your heights more than what you see around you, see beyond."
"Some of these guys... I've worked with Ice Cube, I think he's an immensely talented rapper and actor."
"The kangaroo didn't get paid for the movie. He can have the poster because they fed him oats and I got a paycheck."
"There isn't a switch that I turn on. I'm an actor. This is what I do."
"They gave us the freedom just to play and have fun."
"Things are changing. I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dramatically, but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that."
"Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds. We shoot a helicopter out of the sky. That's the only fight I'm in."
"We all have children, and we'd like to say that we love them all the same, but we know that there's one that we like a little bit more than the other."
"We had no idea... I'm thumbing through a magazine one day and I see Kangaroo Jack, and I see that's how it is. It's all about the kangaroo."
"Why not come see a project that I'm actually the lead in, as opposed to being the second and third lead? Imagine what I can do if it was my show."
"You can say what you want to about a rapper in a movie, but look at what Ice Cube has done. Ice Cube has created more opportunities for other actors to get jobs in this business than some actors have."
"You say you're a comedian, you always have to be on guard."
"You take the quote from Sam Jackson about how he'll never work with a rapper, and I can understand where he's coming from because he says rappers can't act."
Total Quotes: 39
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