Jamie Foxx Quotes

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Born: December 13, 1967, Terrell, Texas, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

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Actually, music gave me the support when I needed it. I would never have gone to college unless I'd gotten a piano scholarship. And now I'm so glad I got to learn to play the cello, which is a different experience, you're flexing a different muscle, but it's beautiful because it is music.
- Jamie Foxx

2.
And perfect happiness? Man, that's a... the pool is about 92 degrees, the Jacuzzi is about 102 and an avocado farm.
- Jamie Foxx

3.
I don't know if I'm built for marriage.
- Jamie Foxx

4.
I really wanted to just be a musician. I didn't want to be anything else, but I was funny and all that.
- Jamie Foxx

5.
I think Prince should open up a little more to other artists. Just because we love Prince. Especially the old stuff - we love him to death. But if he opened up he would be something to deal with. Imagine Kanye West producing a Prince track? It would be banoodles!
- Jamie Foxx

6.
I'd like to say I'm R&B's savior. Whether that's the truth or not, I'm definitely going out there with my mic and my shield to declare, 'I am here to save R&B.' I will have the people saying, 'Sir, there is a man at the musical gates saying he is here to save R&B.'
- Jamie Foxx

7.
I'm bad on Valentine's Day, but even worse on Christmas. I go shopping at nine o'clock on December 24th every year. Nobody else is there. I'm in Toys'R'Us all by myself. I get there five minutes before closing.
- Jamie Foxx

8.
I've been a sports fan all my life, and like most other actors, I'm convinced I could have been a pro athlete if Hollywood hadn't come calling.
- Jamie Foxx

9.
I've had to be a man since I was 12 or 13. I had a job. And I was playing the piano for people twice my age. Handling responsibility is what makes a man a man.
- Jamie Foxx

10.
In our music, in our everyday life, there are so many negative things. Why not have something positive and stamp it with blackness?
- Jamie Foxx

11.
Man, after all my grandma put into me learning the piano, that was a hard day, telling her I was telling jokes for a living.
- Jamie Foxx

12.
My worst hair experience was when I was trying to relax my hair and my grandmother did it. It went all straight and I looked like a black Bee Gee.
- Jamie Foxx

13.
Nobody wants to hear R&B. It's sad. If you want to be on the radio you got to stay young.
- Jamie Foxx

14.
She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can't wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you.
- Jamie Foxx

15.
Well, the album 'Intuition' is out and just went platinum officially. So I think to have the music doing what it's doing right now, man, it's the ultimate. Nobody is really selling records out there but we are at a million records and we dropped it at Christmas, so we are just trying to get that thing to like two million, you know.
- Jamie Foxx

16.
When you look at Michael Jackson, there's nobody who loves him in that family, nobody. If they did, they'd tell him he didn't have to do all that in order to be famous. All he has to do is keep doing his music and be himself. Michael's been a little touched for about 20 years, but somebody needs to pull him aside and tell him they love him.
- Jamie Foxx

17.
You know what? I never really factor Hollywood into anything. I'm a black actor, so I can't really control what Hollywood thinks. I gotta go do my thing, and my jokes have got to be funny. Whatever I do has got to be great.
- Jamie Foxx

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