Never stop being YOU. I am out to be the best ME I can be. Do what you LOVE and you will be badass.

— Terry Crews

The most irresistibly Terry Crews quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

Embrace failure. Never never quit. Get very comfortable with that uneasy feeling of going against the grain and trying something new. It will constantly take you places you never thought you could go. This has been my mantra for years. I always remember I won't do things right on the first try. So failure is mandatory for success!

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You get better at working by working. And if you don't work, you're not getting better.

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Never let anyone define you. You are the only person who defines you. No one can speak for you. Only you speak for you. You are your only voice.

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I call myself the Amusement Park. That's because I'm funny and scary at the same time.

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It ain't easy being cheesy!

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The thing that you think is imperfect about you, is the thing that makes you who you are. It separates you from everybody else.

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I relax while I work. It's really weird but my job doesn't feel like work at all. That's why I try to do as much as possible. When I'm on the set, learning lines and playing around, I'm relaxed. It's so amazing.

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Trying to be cool is the easiest path to mediocrity

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But think about how evil that is for one man to think that he's actually more valuable than a woman, because as a human being your worth is immeasurable.

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A lot of my colleagues are content to be character actors who are always in the background. I'm not that guy. I'm the guy who wants the limelight. Gimme the ball and I'll run it through a brick wall for you. I'll be your biggest soldier.

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The big thing with all parents is they just want to be left alone.

I want no demands. That's the best gift for Father's Day, just leave them alone.

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I've always had this juxtaposition of characters, because I'm an artist.

I'm a very quiet person at home and introspective and the whole deal, and then I can be really big later. I had no problem.

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About Terry Crews

Quotes 65 sayings
Profession Actor
Birthday July 30, 1968

By myself, I'm a hard pill. My wife makes me look real good, because she smoothes my rough edges. That's why I say, "Take your wife everywhere. It's a good thing."

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I'll never forget my worst business decision.

I bought a Nissan Pathfinder with my first signing bonus. I didn't even have a place to live, but I bought a car. Not a smart move but, believe me, I learned from that mistake.

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When I was in the NFL, whenever I got cut from a team I would do paintings of the players, they would pay me $4,000 to $5,000 to do their painting of their family, and that's how I survived until another team picked me up.

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When you have writers who recognize they're making a wrong turn and correct it, I knew I was in good hands.

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There's drama in everything. That's why I love movies. Like Welcome to the Dollhouse, I'm a 350-pound black man, and I could understand what it was like to be a little white girl.

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I want to be a man who mixes strengths and compassion. That's my magic elixir, so to speak.

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School is cool. Thats why it rhymes

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I was a sports nut. I stayed after school probably three hours every day - from fall, to winter, to spring. I went from football to basketball to track and it started all over again. I loved all of it. I just loved being an athlete and all that it entailed. It really accounts for who I am.

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[Muppets] all have their own teams. And I had to get it over to [Miss] Piggy's team and approvals, but she was with it.

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I just see the opportunities and I go for them.

I don't want to play my career safe. I've had my successes and I've had a few failures, too. But you just keep going and do the best that you can. That's what I've learned.

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A football team is like a society, straight up.

There are rapists, but there are creatures and there are film guys.

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All of a sudden I got a call the night of the first time we were filming and they're like, "Terry, we made a mistake. We need you to be you. You're not a joke with these guys and you're not mousy, you're very aggressive. Now it just so happens that you're going through these things, but we need you to be more physical in your role."

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It's great to be strong but strength is nothing without having compassion.

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There was definitely a pecking order, and when Stallone walked in, we were like, "All hail!" He came in with his big forearms, pointing and telling everybody where he wanted the cameras with his big cigar ablazing, and you just go, "This is Stallone!" with admiration, because none of us would be here without this guy. That's the thing, he changed movies forever

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A lot of times people are too ego caught up where they made the decision and "We're going to stick with it" and then I had to suffer.

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The only thing intimidating about Cube is that he's the father of gangsta' rap.

You just worry about getting your lines right, or he might shoot you.

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I'm African-American by my culture, not by my color. Race does not exist.

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I was always more of a film guy than an athlete guy. I had an art scholarship at Western.

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You only have but so much time to make an impact or people will forget you.

My goal always is to make the biggest impact possible.

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My mantra is "I don't want to let anybody down.

" Maybe that's not the right attitude, because you can't please everybody. But I'm giving it everything I've got.

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Timidity has no place in a major action movie.

You have to know how to take your moments. Sometimes walking out the door is just walking out the door. But when it's your moment, you have to go for it.

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I feel like we need to make new superheroes, African-American superheroes, that people would accept.

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Do you really miss anything that was worth watching at the MTV Awards?

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The Muppets are no joke. They are for real. Each one has an agent and manager and all that stuff. I'm not even kidding.

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I'm actually a perpetual 13-year-old.

I've never advanced beyond 13. Every day, tomorrow is my 14th birthday. That's my kind of humor.

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Never stop! Slow down sometimes, but never stop!

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If everyone's happy, then I'm the character where when I enter that means there's trouble. In a movie, when I enter, it's not a good thing. But I know where I'm at. But, you know, you don't have to call me by my character's name for months on end. Football taught me that, because you can go from being best friends to having to play that person on another team, you have to be able to turn that on and off. You need to find that middle ground.

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I have the greatest appreciation for [producers] Matt Alvarez and Ice Cube.

They put me in Friday after Next, and now this, which I hope is just the start of a long, wonderful relationship. I love the urban comedies, because they keep you famous, keep you having fun, and keep you in love with the business. Those are my roots. I'll always love doing those.

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First of all you got ESPN, Fox Sports, all that, you don't miss one thing.

People don't understand that. Like you could watch the whole NFL, I've got the RedZone coverage, I got my DirecTV stuff. You can watch everything in the NFL in a whole hour and you missed nothing. Anything that was worth watching is going to be played over and over again. It's like the MTV Awards.

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Hollywood is a bit of a publicity game where it's constantly trying to portray things and put up this image and I was not interested in that.

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I love the urban comedies, because they keep you famous, keep you having fun, and keep you in love with the business. Those are my roots. I'll always love doing those.

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I would never do a role where I'm naked in bed with a chick having sex.

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You haven't experienced anything until you've been to Africa.

You know the world is bigger than you are after you see Africa.

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And remember how he wrote the first Rocky in a few days, and wouldn't sell the script even though he was starving, because they wanted to put somebody else in the lead role. To see what he's accomplished, dog, that's what it's all about.

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I'm not guaranteeing that if you work hard you'll be able to duplicate my success. But in America, if you work hard, you just might. I'm a perfect example of that.

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I would have been a lot more nervous if I would had known that Matthew McConaughey was [on 30th Annual Television Critics Association Awards] and Julia Louis-Dreyfus was there and all that, and I was like, "Wait a minute and Bryan Cranston's here..." I think I would have got more nervous. But I think thinking it was just like, "Oh yeah critics, we're good." It was great.

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