"If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy, I think that's better than being a teacher."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Dave Chappelle on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Dave Chappelle on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Dave Chappelle on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Dave Chappelle on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Dave Chappelle on John Steinbeck
"I want to tell my jokes. I want to have time with my children. I want to entertain people. And at one point, I'll walk away from show business. But I don't want to walk away empty-handed."
"The only thing harder than leaving show business is coming back."
"I'm cool with failing so long as I know that there are people around me that love me unconditionally."
"I'm famous today. People like me today. Might not like me tomorrow. You can't count on it."
"You can become famous but you can't become unfamous. You can become infamous but not unfamous."