"I was bused to a school in Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn in 1972. I was one of the first black kids in the history of the school."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Chris Rock on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Chris Rock on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Chris Rock on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Chris Rock on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Chris Rock on Thomas Jefferson
"I think my best work is when I'm kind of in charge."
"I'm in show business... I want to hang out with Janet Jackson, not Jesse Jackson."
"Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?"
"I love being famous. It's almost like being white."
"Sometimes people offer you plays, they offer you parts, but they only offer it because I'm famous."