I believe that every innovative thought comes from a creative mindset....A creative mindset is what drives our world, and art is the base of that.— Omar Epps
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If someone saves your life, you develop a brotherhood, no matter what your race.
A lot of directors are overbearing and tend to make you doubt your instincts.
I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?
I spend 90 percent of my time saying no, and my accountant yells at me for it, but when I started in this business, I wanted my career to have legs.
Writing is the beast unto itself.
Whatever art form you're working in, it's crucial to see it clearly, to feel it clearly, and not to worry about the results, or how someone else will see it.
Boxing, for me, it's the beginning of all sports.
I'm willing to bet that the first sport was a man against another man in a fight, so I think that's something innate in all of us.
For me, Barack Obama represents grace, respect, betterment and community.
We were all Romans once, I guess.
My kids, they'll see stuff on TV and tell me "hey you were in it.
" They're living their own lives, but it's interesting to see them discover stuff I've done. They like seeing my movies, but I make my choices for me.
There's show and there's business. Business is a whole other beat.
The only way to ensure a film is going to sell is put Will Smith in it and you open it in 3,000 theaters and make sure we have all the top promotional spots in each venue.
I've never taken myself too seriously.
Most black families have roots, whether Christian, Muslim or other religions, and that journey is unique for each individual.
The world is as it should be.
I like boxing movies. One of the hardest things for me to watch as far as boxing films, is the boxing. The actual boxing usually sucks.
That word, fan, has always kind of bothered me.
In this world we live in now, with a 24/7 news cycle, perception can sometimes be more powerful than reality.
The world is evolving, and there is an acceptance of all beliefs, in my observation.
People are realizing that color has no bearing on what's known as brotherhood.
Even if we don't agree, we should agree to work together.
I think Barack Obama is an amazing man and president. His legacy is ongoing.
You want to live your own life, but when you have fame, there are certain things you can't get away with.
People don't want to pay 8 or 9 dollars to go see a problem that they have in their life, on screen. They pay to get away from that. That's why they watch soap operas.
It's natural for any actor that segues into directing to be an actor's director.
You know how to relate to the actors.
To progress we must do the work as individuals, but then we must come together and work together.