Tyler Perry Quotes.
Everyone can relate to love, hurt, pain, learning how to forgive, needing to get over, needing the power of God in their life.
People see truth in my films. That’s what they react to, and that’s what they relate to.
Seven years after my mother’s passing, I still reach for the phone for a split second to call her. We spoke every day.
Macaroni and cheese was my mother’s special dish. She’d also make jambalaya and dirty rice and bake a ham that would be incredible. And greens. But if you were looking for vegetables and healthy things, there weren’t a lot of those.
Tyler Perry’s brand is faith, family and this whole thing that I’ve built, while my company, 34th Street Films, is like Disney’s Touchstone. We can do anything. People don’t know what to expect from me yet.
It’s not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place, because it frees you.
If you look at ‘The Have and the Have Nots,’ I didn’t want to write a show where everyone is great and wonderful and perfect. I wanted to write it so that you’re not really sure who the haves are. You look at Hanna, and you see that she doesn’t have much, but she has great faith.
I thank God I didn’t become successful until I was older.
In order to have the success with ‘Empire,’ you have to have Fox; you have to have huge P&A. You have to have huge budgets for the show. I’m pretty confident that the budget of ‘Empire’ is six times what I’m spending on ‘Have And Have Nots.’
A mother’s love is stronger than distance, more powerful than time and can transcend the grave.
Once you’re truly happy with yourself alone, that’s when you are safe to find the right person to spend the rest of your life with.
It’s most important that you surround yourself with positivity always, and have it in your mind at all times.
I’m not a social media person; I don’t know what’s going on unless somebody tells me.
We are all allowed to support whoever we’d like to in this country. That’s the greatest part about being an American – one of them, that is; you know what I mean?
I think that with everything I’ve done, in the end, whoever the central character is, they would find a way to forgive, because that’s really important to me.
I’ve always wanted to work with Blair, and finally the timing was right. I have a tremendous amount of respect for him. I think he’s a hugely underrated actor in Hollywood.
Don’t wait for someone to green light your project, build your own intersection.