Jamie Foxx Quotes 2020

Jamie Foxx Quotes 2020

50 Best Jamie Foxx Quotes

Jamie Foxx was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas, U.S. His full name is Eric Marlon Bishop. Jamie Foxx is a singer, comedian, actor,  songwriter, host, & producer.

In 2004, film Ray become the reason for the success of Jamie Foxx. For that movie, Jamie won many awards such as Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, Critics’ Choice Movie Award & Academy Award, BAFTA. He also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2017, He become host & executive producer of the game show Beat Shazam.

Jamie Foxx appears so many successful movies like  Dreamgirls, Django Unchained,  The Amazing Spider-Man 2, & Baby Driver. He was given his own Tv sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show in 1996-2000.  Jamie Foxx also a Grammy Award-winning musician. He producing 4 albums, which become top 10 on a billboard in the US. Jamie Foxx’s net worth estimated to be $100 million dollars.

We at Lessons Learned In Life love to share the Jamie Foxx Quotes of Motivation and Inspiration. We compile the Top Inspiring & empowering Jamie Foxx Quotes for you to be inspired that will help in your life to boost your confidence.


Jamie Foxx Quotes


1.“Doc Rivers have been hoarse since birth” — Jamie Foxx

2.“When you’re an actor or actress in this business, usually the natural progression is to direct, but a lot of times, we don’t get a chance to get to it. Myself, I really want to get into it. I want to be the person who eventually doesn’t have to be in front of the camera.” — Jamie Foxx

3.“As black folks, we’re always sensitive. As a black person, it’s always racial.” — Jamie Foxx

4.“With ‘Django Unchained,’ when you’re dealing with slavery, it’s like a gymnastics routine with the highest amount of difficulty. Quentin Tarantino is not going to do a movie that’s just going to lay there and be safe. There’s going to be twists and flips.” — Jamie Foxx

5.“I wish I could take what I’m feeling right now and put it in the water system so everybody could drink it and we would all love each other.” — Jamie Foxx

6.Black people are the most talented people in the world,” — Jamie Foxx

7.“Every single thing in my life is built around race.” — Jamie Foxx

8.“To be the leading man it’s about the celebrity and the looks, and it’s tough to do that. People who do it great are people like Tom Cruise and Will Smith – they’re built for that. I ain’t. I’m more of a character guy.” — Jamie Foxx

9.“What’s weird is when you meet a girl who is 23 and you are talking to her, even her voice is high-pitched, she’s young. You ask her how old she is, she says, ‘Twenty-three, how old are you?’ and when I tell her I’m 41 it’s like I’ve just told her I have cancer. It’s, ‘Oh my God, how long have you had that?’” — Jamie Foxx

10.“If you look at how long the Earth has been here, we’re living in the blink of an eye. So, whatever it is you want to do, you go out and do it.” — Jamie Foxx

11.“The most interesting thing about acting is when you go to the dark places, that’s a lot of energy. When you go to the happiest places, it’s also a lot of energy.” — Jamie Foxx

12.“Guys don’t adapt as well as women do to getting their heartbroken for the first time. It’s tragic.” — Jamie Foxx

13.“Now ballads, I can mess around and get up on somebody on a ballad. People ain’t seen it yet, but I can mess around and get up in there. I’ve had Ruben Studdard up in my house, Brian McKnight, Tank. Every once in awhile I throw down with them.” — Jamie Foxx

14.“A lot of people may not know how competitive it is to play classical music, because when you think about it, the music that you’re playing is music that’s been here for years. And all you’re trying to do is improve upon it when you play.” — Jamie Foxx

15.“Connecting with my daughter is the most important thing in my life – the priority. I want to be a man who shows up for her. I want to have such a big influence on her so that she knows she can call me about anything, which she does.” — Jamie Foxx

16.“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

17.“When you sing R&B songs in front of an audience, you look out and there are 85% women. I think R&B music is sort of designed for a man singing to a woman. I don’t sing it like the sexy thing, but sort of pseudo-sexy. We rally the women together because it’s about being independent and things like that.” — Jamie Foxx

18.“When I was growing up in Terrell, Texas, I felt that it was not where I was supposed to be. I knew that I was meant for a different destination. I think that the minute I was born, there was something inside telling me where I would go, it’s like energy – and intangible destiny.” — Jamie Foxx

19.“I try to be as honest and open as I am with everything that I do because it’s just, um, It helps me, you know, like whether it’s stand up or singing or acting. I just try to stay true.” — Jamie Foxx

20.“You are what you repeatedly do when things get hard.” — Jamie Foxx

21.“I’m a real person, and I’m angry. I’m trying to use this celebrity thing to get people some help. AIDS, poverty, racism – I want to be one of the hands that helps stop all that. I’ll put it on my shoulders. I’ll charge it to my account.” — Jamie Foxx

22.“If I were an animal, I would be an eagle.” — Jamie Foxx

23.“I’m bad on Valentine’s Day, but even worse at 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

24.“I had that upbringing. Of watching ‘Bonanza,’ watching ‘Hee Haw,’ which both black and white would watch. I rode horses. I did gun spinning as a kid. I do these things.” — Jamie Foxx

25.“That’s what’s great about the arts. Everything inspires you, and you get a chance to grow from watching other people and how they do their work.” — Jamie Foxx

26.“Also, I think having that comic gene kind of makes you look at things in a different way. If you take yourself so seriously, eventually you end up one of those people having a ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign on their lives. You see them drawing the curtains and they don’t even realize that they’ve kind of drifted off somewhere.” — Jamie Foxx

27.“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

28.“I never planned to win an Oscar. When I auditioned for ‘Ray,’ I was just thinking about what a great project it would be.” — Jamie Foxx

29.“Having a stage name is like having a Superman complex. I go into the telephone booth as Eric Bishop and come out as Jamie Foxx.” — Jamie Foxx

30.“Quentin Tarantino is a hip-hop artist. I told him, ‘You’re hip-hop!’ You keep seeing surprises, and a clip here and there because Quentin is hip-hop. A hip-hop artist will drop a single, leak something over here, and drop something over there ’cause he knows it’s hot. He’s on the spot with the way he does things.” — Jamie Foxx

31.“I would say my grandmother would be like my personal god.” — Jamie Foxx

32.“Actually, music gave me 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

33.“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

34.“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

35.“Give it up for Ray Charles and his beautiful legacy. And thank you, Ray Charles, for living.” — Jamie Foxx

36.“I went to college on a classical piano scholarship. My grandmother made me practice one full hour a day. Every day. Man. I thought all she wanted is for me not to have any fun. Next thing you know, you have a career in music. Now, not everybody’s going to go on and be Mozart or Michael Jackson. But music makes you smarter.” — Jamie Foxx

37.“Then I was playing the piano at eight, and that helps you learn about women because most of the people I was playing for were women.” — Jamie Foxx

38.“In looking at Hollywood and its structure, the director controls the medium, and I want to be in control of certain things. I want to be able to get my own ideas and my own feelings out there, and the only way to do that is to be behind the camera.” — Jamie Foxx

39.“We cannot turn our back and say that violence in films or anything that we do doesn’t have a sort of influence. It does.” — Jamie Foxx

40.“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

41.“It’s hard to be a celebrity nowadays. It’s not about your track record anymore. If you have a great movie, you’re good. If not, people are ready to write you off. I think the only ones who are really winning are people like Will Smith. People go, ‘Oh, it’s Will Smith. I’ve got to see him, whatever he’s in.’” — Jamie Foxx

42.“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 noodles!” — Jamie Foxx

43.“And perfect happiness? Man, that’s a… the pool is about 92 degrees, the Jacuzzi is about 102 and an avocado farm.” — Jamie Foxx

44.“My Grandmother would say, ‘Make sure you look good. Make sure you speak well. Make sure you remain that Southern gentleman that I’ve taught you to be.’” — Jamie Foxx

45.“Nobody wants to hear R&B. It’s sad. If you want to be on the radio you got to stay young.” — Jamie Foxx

46.“Will.i.am and I performed at Wango Tango. That’s when my daughter said that I had made it in music.” — Jamie Foxx

47.“Every two, three years there is a movie about the Holocaust because they want you to remember and they want you to be reminded of what it was. When was the last time you see a movie about slavery?” — Jamie Foxx

48.“I don’t know if I’m built for marriage.” — Jamie Foxx

49.“I want to thank my daughter, who told me, ‘If you don’t win, Dad, you’re still good,’ … who taught me how to act.” — Jamie Foxx

50.“I’m a southern gentleman.” — Jamie Foxx



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