Tyler Perry Quotes.
If you look at everything I do – even in ‘Boo!’ there’s a message, and it’s always ‘faith, family, forgiveness.’ That’s the greatest gift that I’ve been given. I can get a message to the very people I grew up with, the millions who love what I do.
I remember being a kid and praying in the hell of my house to have somebody love me and somebody that I could love.
I knew that love was around. I truly believe my mother loved me. But feeling it all the time? I didn’t.
It’s a dream realized to partner with Oprah and bring scripted programming to OWN. She has accomplished so much with the network, and I’m excited to work with her to be a part of its continued growth.
Being on the ‘Alex Cross’ set, and watching and learning about and paying attention to everything that was going on there, I realized, ‘Here is a moment for me to learn.’
My family never went to a restaurant together; we never went to the movies together. Vacation, we never did that.
I don’t know about marriage as much as I do know that I’d be a great father.
I want to own a network. I want to own a network where you can turn it on with your family all day long and get positive reinforcement.
It takes a week to do a sitcom in Hollywood. I do a show a day in my studio, three or four shows a week.
I get a lot of flack from critics that my comedies are all over the place, my dramas are all over the place, they’re schizophrenic – as if I don’t know that!
The key to life when it gets tough is to keep moving. Just keep moving.
I haven’t read a book in a very, very long time because, when I’m writing, I don’t like to see other people’s work. I don’t want to see something great and not be able to use it, and I don’t want to have any subconscious influences.
My first show was called ‘I Know I’ve Been Changed’ in ’92. I tried to do this show for years and years. It kept failing over and over and over again. Every time I went out to do the show, nobody showed up. I was like, ‘What is this about?’
As I experience life and go through things, that’s what I write about.