Morgan Freeman Quotes

“Challenge yourself; it’s the only path which leads to growth.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“I hate the word homophobia. It’s not a phobia. You are not scared. You are an asshole,” ~ Morgan Freeman

“Never let pride be your guiding principle. Let your accomplishments speak for you.” ~ Morgan Freeman

Never let pride be your

“I once heard a wise man say there are no perfect men. Only perfect intentions.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“If you want to see a miracle, be the miracle” ~ Morgan Freeman

“Donald Trump is the Honey Boo Boo of rich people.” ~ Morgan Freeman

Donald Trump is the

“I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“The highest power is the human mind. That’s where God came from and my belief in God is my belief in myself.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“Insanity is coasting through life in a miserable existence when you have a caged lion locked inside and the key to release it.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance.” ~ Morgan Freeman

Learning how to be still,

“As long as you feel like a victim, you are one.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“My approach to acting is that I am totally intuitive. I read the script and I get it. If I don’t get it, I can’t do it.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“Write something insightful. Say Morgan Freeman said it. Win at internet.” ~ Morgan Freeman

Write something insightful.

“But I can say that life is good to me. Has been and is good. So I think my task is to be good to it. So how do you be good to life? You live it.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“I don’t do comedy. I think if a situation is funny you just play it for real and if it’s funny, it’s funny.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“That’s your job as the actor, to understand the human part of the character, to make it real.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“So if I believe in God, and I do, it’s because I think I’m God,” ~ Morgan Freeman

So if I believe in God, and

“There is no such thing as homophobia. It is not a fear. It is you being an asshole.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“I think the best thing somebody ever did to me was my mother opening her legs and squirting me out.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“Most of the time it’s the role. Sometimes it’s the story and sometimes it just the paycheck. It’s the little movies that come out as stories or the fact that I have work to go out, you know what I’m saying, you can only be out so long without work, you start getting antsy.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“If I stay at home, I’m not famous. I’m only famous when I’m out in the streets, so I don’t go out on the streets much.” ~ Morgan Freeman

If I stay at home, I'm

“In my home, who is my boss? If you ask my wife she’ll say certainly not her. She claims that she can’t make me do anything and so she’s not my boss. I am. I’m pretty sure, maybe.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“I’ve always been a fan of or desired to or responded to variety. I like variety in life, so variety in work is a must.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“That’s really just the worst part of life really, you get bracketed somewhere and the next thing you know people are saying, ‘No. No. That’s not the type. Get me so and so.’ I’m not a type. I’m an actor.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“What I haven’t talked about I don’t intend to talk about.” ~ Morgan Freeman

What I haven't talked

“My earrings are worth just enough to buy me a coffin if I die in a strange place. That was the reason why sailors used to wear them.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“It [love about acting] is all about role playing – the same thing you do when you’re a kid, when you play with dolls or toys and make up stories. I never grew out of it.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“Let me tell you what justice is. Justice is the law. And that man’s feeble attempt to lay down the principles of deceny.” ~ Morgan Freeman

Let me tell you what justice

“What do I want to do? Acting wise? Well, there’s a western that I want to do. There’s a lot of producing that I want to do, projects that I have stacked up that are in my office that I’d like to get done.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“People need to start to think about the messages that they send in the movies.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“I just wanted to be an actor. It’s better to be well-rounded.” ~ Morgan Freeman

I just wanted to be an

“And finding the hat, I always like to find the hat. And then props just dress the set. It’s all fabulous.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“The odds are lousy that I actually said something attributed to me.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“As you grow in this business, you learn how to do more with less.” ~ Morgan Freeman

As you grow in this business,

“Somebody once said to me after I’d done “Deep Impact,” “What is it like to play a Black president,” and I said, “I didn’t play a Black president. I played a president. I just happened to be Black. There’s a difference.” ~ Morgan Freeman

“If you’re playing somebody who is not you, then you can imagine that you are that person. You can feel like he feels, move like he moves, look like he looks – in your own mind.” ~ Morgan Freeman