Tyler Perry is an actor, producer, director, screenwriter, and New York Times Best Selling author. He’s best known for creating and playing a character named Madea in his films. 

Check out these 40 Tyler Perry quotes that’ll inspire you to be great

1. “People ask me all the time, how did you make it? I say it in the press all the time but people cut it out…it was nothing but the grace of God.” – Tyler Perry

2. “I’ve never chased money. It’s always been about what I can do to motivate and inspire people.” – Tyler Perry

3. “Focus on one thing, make it your priority, and stick with it no matter what.” – Tyler Perry

4. “What I have learned in this life is, you can never be ashamed of where you come from.” – Tyler Perry

5. “If you lie to yourself you will lie to God too.” – Tyler Perry

6. “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.” – Tyler Perry

7. “I don’t think dreams die – I think that people give up.” – Tyler Perry

8. “I thank God for closed doors.”  – Tyler Perry

9. “You can’t make yourself happy by causing other people’s misery.” – Tyler Perry


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11. “A footstool is only needed when you need to get higher. Let your enemy lift you.” – Tyler Perry

12. “There will be rough nights but joy really does come in the morning.”  – Tyler Perry

13. “I’m just enjoying my life. I suggest you try it.” – Tyler Perry

14. “Life is sometimes hard, and you have to laugh your way through it.” – Tyler Perry

15. “We all have the power to be a point of light.” – Tyler Perry

16. “He who has the gold makes the rules.” – Tyler Perry

17. “The key to life when it gets tough is to keep moving. Just keep moving.”  – Tyler Perry

18. “I got 27 people living in my head and all of them was about to beat the heck out of you for doing that..” – Tyler Perry

19. “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.” – Tyler Perry

20. “Being alone doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re lonely.”  – Tyler Perry

21. “Don’t share your dreams with everyone and don’t be angry with non-dreamers.”  – Tyler Perry

22. “God will prepare a table before you in the presence of your enemies so let them watch you eat.” – Tyler Perry

23. “For me, there is a guiding compass that just lives inside of me. Every time I’ve gone against it, something bad has happened. As long as I stay in line and honor it, it has really been life-changing.”  – Tyler Perry

24. “Everything that I write about, I write from my own experiences. There are bits and pieces of everything that’s in the very fabric of who I am, that help me tell a story.” – Tyler Perry

25. “I put a thong on a few months ago trying to be sexy. I’ve been looking for it but ain’t seen it since.” – Tyler Perry

26. “People always try to do the right thing..after they’ve tried everything else.” – Tyler Perry

27. “While the most dangerous person in the world is a person with nothing to lose, the most powerful person in the world is a person with nothing to prove.” – Tyler Perry

28. “You can never be upset with the people who forced you into your dream or up higher.”  – Tyler Perry

29. “Bitterness is as toxic as stage 4 cancer.”  – Tyler Perry


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31. “Your gift can make room for you.” – Tyler Perry

32. “Who you are at 20 will not be who you are at 40 and if it is, SOMETHING IS WRONG!” – Tyler Perry

33. “Don’t try to be seen, God may be hiding you on purpose.”  – Tyler Perry

34. “Are You Living or Just Existing?” – Tyler Perry

35. “Don’t wait for someone to green light your project, build your own intersection.” – Tyler Perry

36.  “Never wish to be somebody else.” – Tyler Perry

37. “The grass may be greener on the other side but the water bill is higher.”  – Tyler Perry

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