Mr. T Quotes

All I ever wanted to do with my life was own a little house. I did that way back with 'Rocky,' so now everything I do is just icing on the cak... - Mr. T

All I ever wanted to do with my life was own a little house. I did that way back with 'Rocky,' so now everything I do is just icing on the cake.
— Mr. T

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Any man who doesn't love his mama can't be no friend of mine.

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As a kid, I got three meals a day. Oatmeal, miss-a-meal and no meal.

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Back in the day, I would wear up to 45 pounds of gold. It would take me four hours to get dressed!

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Basically, I wear sandals, like Jesus. When it gets cold in Chicago, the snow way up to my knees, I still wear my sandals. But that's me.

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God didn't make me to make movies, flex muscles, buy gold. What you love the most becomes your God... If I never make another dollar, my life is complete.

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God is on my side, and that's all I need. I get up in the morning, I pray to God. I don't pray to the president, the governor, the mayor, no black caucus, no this and that. I pray to God, and that's the end of it.

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Gold was a gift to Jesus. If it's good enough for Jesus, it's good enough for me!

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I believe in the Golden Rule - The Man with the Gold... Rules.

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I didn't come to Hollywood. Hollywood came to me. A lot of people wish they could say the things I say. Everyone out here is so phony, it's sickening.

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I don't like magic - but I have been known to make guys disappear.

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I don't worry. I don't doubt. I'm daring. I'm a rebel.

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I have the Midas touch, in the way that when I hook up with a project, I feel, not speaking cocky or conceited, but there's a confidence I have. I learned that from Muhammad Ali; I used to bodyguard him. He taught me about confidence. So when it comes to any job I work, I'm gonna do it good; I'm going to bring it over the top.

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I know about two things: 'Rocky III' and Clubber Lang, and 'A-Team' and B.A. Baracus. That's who I am!

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I take a lot of pride in the work I do, because people pay to see me. They've got to get babysitters, park their car, get popcorn and candy. I've got to be conscious of that.

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I tell everybody, I get so much because I give so much. I give freely, I give all my time, give all my money, give all of my soul. I try to motivate people. I try to inspire them.

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I try to work out my mind more these days. I try to eat right. I don't drink, I don't smoke, and I take the skin off chicken. But I'm not on no special diet. I like my steak and potatoes, ice cream, doughnuts.

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I was a straight-A student. But I was a bad lad.

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I was mischievous. I wasn't bad. I stole food so we could eat. My mother didn't know. I used to tell her some man gave me $10 to sweep out the yard. I was like Robin Hood. I took from the rich and gave to the poor. Me.

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I'll never have a wedding. I don't want to marry just to do what everybody else is doing.

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I'm a bold Christian, not a scaredy-cat Christian.

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I'm a child of God first. Before I became a celebrity, I was baptized a Christian.

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I'm a Christian - I really don't believe in UFOs.

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I'm a mama's boy because everything I do is with respect to my mother. I won't do a movie or a video that would bring disrespect to my mother.

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I'm not a star. I don't feel I'm so great. So how can I make you feel great just because you've got my signature on a piece of paper?

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I'm tough when I have to be, tender when I should be. When you find a really tough guy, he's not a predator. He doesn't have to prove himself. Guys who have to pretend to be tough, they ain't. I'm tough.

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If you can't read, the only thing you can do is enjoy the pictures, not the whole story. Reading is the key to knowledge. Knowledge is the key to understanding. So read on, young man! Read on, young lady!

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My celebrity status allows me an opportunity, allows me a pulpit to preach and reach out to the people. Not even always preaching but just leading, motivating them by being a leader.

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My mother is a strong, wonderful woman. I could never be anything she didn't want me to be.

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My mother told me, 'Son, nobody else but God knows.' And that's what I'm about - reaching out to the people, crying with them, giving them hope. Visiting the hospital, visiting the kids with cancer, visiting the adults, and stuff like that. That's what I do.

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Obama's not Jesus. He can't walk on water.

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To be a bodyguard is to be a kamikaze pilot. Dedicated.

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When I was growing up, my family was so poor we couldn't afford to pay attention.

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When I was little, I used to adore gold. It was something special.

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When I was nine years old, living on the south side of Chicago, my father was a minister and my mother used to scrub floors. I had seven brothers and four sisters. I told my mama, 'One of these days I'm going to be big and strong and buy you a beautiful house.' That's all I've ever wanted to do with my life, is to take care of my mother.

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When I was old enough to change my name, I changed it to Mr. T so that the first word out of someone's mouth was 'Mister,' a sign of respect.

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When I'm in the house of God, I don't wear my jewelry, if you're looking for my jewelry. All you see is my heart of gold.

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WWE asked me to be in the Hall of Fame, and I turned it down. You know why? They put Pete Rose in the wrestling Hall of Fame. This guy can't even get into his own Hall of Fame.

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You might not have the things you want, but if you check carefully, you got all you need.

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You'll never have any trouble with Mr. T, I'm just a big, calm teddy bear kind of guy. Mr. T ain't ashamed to cry. When I go out and I meet people who are suffering and they come and talk to me, Mr. T cries, Mr. T who could break a man's jaw with his fist.

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All I ever wanted to do with my life was own a little house. I did that way back with 'Rocky,' so now everything I do is just icing on the cake.

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