143+ Best Kevin Hart Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Kevin Darnell Hart is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and producer. Profoundly inspirational Kevin Hart quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Kevin Hart Quotes

In my divorce, I stood up and said to my ex-wife, ‘Hey, I messed up. This had nothing to do with you. I didn’t understand what marriage was. I cheated. I was wrong. We couldn’t fix it; it got worse. I stepped away because I didn’t want it to get any worse. You’re the mother of my kids – I don’t want to hate you.’ – Kevin Hart

A lot of blood, sweat, and tears have gone into this career of mine. – Kevin Hart

A reputation as a hard worker is a good reputation to have. – Kevin Hart

Almost anything can be funny if said the right way – but it has to be said the right way. – Kevin Hart

Any hand that I’ve shaken, any person that I met when I was Joe Blow, now that I’m this guy , has come back. That’s why I treat everybody with respect. I’m always a nice pleasant guy to meet because when they come back to you, they remember. – Kevin Hart

As a producer, as a CEO of Hartbeat Productions, I am making deals to put my company in place to win, to put my staff to work so that while all this stuff is going on, they’re in the kitchen cooking. So it’s understanding the longevity of the entertainment business; you get out of it what you put into it. – Kevin Hart

At the end of the day, women are a distraction. Whether you realize it or not. – Kevin Hart

Because I’m small, I’ve been called things from ‘Happy Feet’ to ‘Little Face.’ – Kevin Hart

Because of what I do, it has to be an open book, but right now this is a book that is being written. – Kevin Hart

Being humble matters. – Kevin Hart

‘Best Man Holiday’ was a very successful film. – Kevin Hart

Chris Rock does the political thing really well, but that never worked for me. – Kevin Hart

Comedy Central was a great network, but ‘Chappelle’s Show’ took it to a completely different level. Other shows got bigger because so many viewers were watching the ‘Chappelle’ reruns. For BET, the ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ has that same potential. – Kevin Hart

Comedy’s about opening up and being unique, but to a point where the audience can relate to what you’re saying. – Kevin Hart

Dialogue means debates and everyone’s point of view. – Kevin Hart

Every poem that I write is, in a sense, trying to find adequate words for this unspeakable word, around which my entire life turns. – Kevin Hart

Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to put the work in!! – Kevin Hart

Everything is an open book. I don’t speak on other people’s hardship, but if it happened in my life or something that has been an experience on my particular journey, I’m going to talk about it. That’s what my fan base appreciates the most. I’m universal. You can relate to the things I say or that I go through. – Kevin Hart

Expect me to continue what I’ve been doing, which is trying to take over the world. – Kevin Hart

Hard work and determination equals success. Nothing comes easy. Put your mind to something. – Kevin Hart

HartBeat Productions is a company established by me; it’s mine. I run it. I have employees. – Kevin Hart

Hollywood has a way of making everything seem like an overnight success. – Kevin Hart

I ain’t never called nobody no redskin. I’ve never been mad, like, ‘Get out of this restaurant, you redskin.’ – Kevin Hart

I am an angel. I was sent here from God to heal. – Kevin Hart

I am capable of holding the quote-unquote ‘title’ of leading man. Leading man just means people want to see you and assume that you can hold a film, carry a movie. – Kevin Hart

I am who I am today because of my mother. – Kevin Hart

I can get where some scientists would say comedians are crazy. What you have to understand: A lot of comedians are dealing with a dark passion. A lot of these are guys coming from a tumultuous life, including myself. Some people need outlets, a way to express yourself. – Kevin Hart

I didn’t want to lift weights and get all big; I just wanted to get cut. – Kevin Hart

I didn’t work hard to sit down and not work. – Kevin Hart

I don’t care how busy I am – I will always make time for what’s most important to me. – Kevin Hart

I don’t know about other people, but I love to work. – Kevin Hart

I don’t like to hear woman argue…it makes my balls itch. – Kevin Hart

I don’t look at obstacles as obstacles. I look at them as things that were put there for a reason. You can approach these things negatively or positively. I think those that approach it with a negative mindset only get a negative outcome. – Kevin Hart

I don’t need therapy. I’m not going to see a therapist; comedy acts as my therapy. I put my problems out there. I talk about them. I talk about everything before anybody has a chance. – Kevin Hart

I don’t see how people are comfortable with seeing other people be great. You can be happy for anybody, but what is your excuse to not want to be great? These people are great because they just say, ‘I’ma do that,’ and they do it. That’s it. There’s no scientifical process. – Kevin Hart

I don’t think comedy will ever die. – Kevin Hart

I don’t think you get successful to brag and throw what you have in the world’s face. That’s all private. – Kevin Hart

I don’t want enemies. I want friends, and I want them in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and loving whoever they want to. – Kevin Hart

I don’t write material. Funny things happen to me in the course of a day, and I just make notes. – Kevin Hart

I feel like I have a job to do, like I constantly have to reinvent myself. The more I up the ante for myself, the better it is in the long run. I try to interact with my fans as much as possible. It’s good that the person I’m being onstage isn’t really an act. It’s really me. – Kevin Hart

I feel like whatever you’ve done in your career, good or bad, it’s nothing but preparation for the big events to come. – Kevin Hart

I get that racism exists, but it’s not a catalyst for my content. I don’t need to talk about race to have material. My style of comedy is more self-deprecating. I think that makes me more relatable. When you deal with ‘topics’ – race, white versus black – you’re not separating from the pack. You’re doing what everybody else is doing. – Kevin Hart

I got a chance to work with Stallone and De Niro – pretty much sums it up for me. You can tell where you’re going in your career by the company you keep. – Kevin Hart

I got a dog with a Napoleon complex. I have a Napoleon complex. We’re small. Anything big that we feel is threatening us, we want to fight. We’re not a pushover. – Kevin Hart

I had a great time being a salesman because of the pitches that I gave when I was selling shoes. However, I don’t think I’m as well versed in shoes as I am in comedy. Being a salesman was all about being a people person, and I enjoy being around people. I also love talking to people – which is why I think I did so well. – Kevin Hart

I had one incident where my daughter said that a girl asked if she was a brown person. I said, ‘We’re black. You have black people, white people, Chinese people, Hispanic people; we’re all brought up differently.’ – Kevin Hart

I just want to be a great example to younger kids. – Kevin Hart

I know a dramatic role is going to happen, but you just got to be patient, you know? It’s going to happen when it’s supposed to happen. I’m not rushing it. I’m not trying to make it happen tomorrow. – Kevin Hart

I like playing basketball and going to the gym. I don’t box, but I’ll ride my bike and go jogging or running in the park. Sometimes my lady and I go hiking. – Kevin Hart

I love making people laugh. And I love laughing. – Kevin Hart

I love that I can tell the truth and have people laugh at it. – Kevin Hart

I love to pop up at the movie theaters. I love to treat the people who are there. – Kevin Hart

I make a lot of expressions constantly. I’m animated. – Kevin Hart

I never do anything that I don’t want to do. – Kevin Hart

I performed in a bowling alley before while people were still bowling. Cut the check, and I will perform anywhere. – Kevin Hart

I stayed true to my dreams and, eventually, they came true. – Kevin Hart

I think if someone gets kicked in the face it is their fault- they watched the foot come towards their face. – Kevin Hart

I think the message has already been sent to Hollywood, which is that this kid’s a hard worker, he’s talented, and people are coming out to see him. And when you have box-office results, Hollywood treats you different. Hollywood stands up. – Kevin Hart

I think women go crazy for a reason. It’s not like it just happens. – Kevin Hart

I think, first of all, I don’t think people understand Ice Cube’s body of work. Ice Cube is a, and I hate to use the word ‘urban’ but – when you think of Judd Apatow, and a person who’s launched so many careers, Ice Cube has done that for so many comedians, you know? – Kevin Hart

I took my daughter to the father-daughter dance, and I cried like a little baby. – Kevin Hart

I understand that being able to appeal to the public and having an amazing sense of humour is not something that comes easy. It’s definitely a gift and for which I’m thankful. – Kevin Hart

I want to be funny, but it has to be a believable funny. – Kevin Hart

I was probably tall as a child, but I just stopped growing. – Kevin Hart

If you give up at the first sign of struggle, you’re really not ready to be successful. – Kevin Hart

If you look at me close enough, there’s a small resemblance to a chicken nugget. I don’t know if it’s my skin texture or my hair, but the resemblance is definitely there. – Kevin Hart

If you want to appeal to everyone, you can’t do a world tour and expect black people to show up at every date – when you’re in Australia, when you’re in Dubai, when you’re in Indonesia. – Kevin Hart

I’m a Buffalo wing magnet, a sandwich fanatic, a cheesesteak guy. But I’ll only get a cheesesteak in Philadelphia. No one else does it right. – Kevin Hart

I’m a businessman as well as an entertainer. The reason why is because I want to own whatever I’m doing. I don’t want to work for other people forever. – Kevin Hart

I’m a whopping 5 foot 4 inches tall. I’m not going to get any taller. – Kevin Hart

I’m good friends with Jay Leno, good friends with Ed O’Neill, Melanie Fiona and Russell Simmons. – Kevin Hart

I’m happy about working; I’m happy about gracing the stage and coming out and making people laugh. I never treat it like a job or feel that way. It’s the best thing ever to me, and I feel like a kid in a candy store. – Kevin Hart

I’m more of a realist when it comes to life, and I’d much rather my mother be in a spiritual place in Heaven than in a bed, sick, fighting for her life. – Kevin Hart

I’m never gonna step away from stand-up. I can’t. That’s what got me where I am, and that’s also my muse. That’s how I stay level-headed. That’s what keeps me going. – Kevin Hart

I’m not a big politics guy. – Kevin Hart

I’m trying to do what Eddie Murphy did for his generation. You have to show people, ‘I’m different. I’m not just a comedian.’ I’m trying to become a rock star. – Kevin Hart

Is everything funny? For me, yes. There’s a positive to every negative. Even my divorce? For me, yes. If you go back and look at it, why it happened or how it happened, there’s something in there that’ll make you laugh. – Kevin Hart

It’s a well-known fact that tall people are evil. – Kevin Hart

It’s very rare that you get a director that lets you be creative and bring what you feel your character should do or should be. – Kevin Hart

I’ve done a great job at being universal in my stand-up, which is why, for ‘Let Me Explain,’ I toured all over the world. These movies I have coming out – ‘Ride Along,’ ‘Grudge Match,’ ‘About Last Night,’ ‘Think Like a Man Too’ – are putting me in a position to become universal on an even bigger scale. – Kevin Hart

Just because your environment or living space changes doesn’t mean that your attitude necessarily has to change. – Kevin Hart

Laughter heals all wounds, and that’s one thing that everybody shares. No matter what you’re going through, it makes you forget about your problems. I think the world should keep laughing. – Kevin Hart

Life is too short to worry about what others say about you. Have fun and give them something to talk about. – Kevin Hart

Men and women do think differently, and frankly, we don’t understand each other. Not at all! But that’s what makes relationships so amazing. – Kevin Hart

My dad was never married. He was kind of a rolling stone. But he was never disrespectful. At the same time, even though he had women in his life when I was a kid, there wasn’t any consistency. – Kevin Hart

My daughter doesn’t even get my humor. She’s like, ‘Um, no. I don’t get it, Dad. Mmm, no, not that one, Dad.’ – Kevin Hart

My drive is other people’s success. – Kevin Hart

My experiences in life are getting bigger and better. The more stuff I do, the more stuff I talk about – having kids, traveling, going through relationship problems, dealing with things in my own family. All that stuff builds character. – Kevin Hart

My fans saw me get engaged, saw me make that woman my wife, me having kids, me divorcing, me talking about divorce before the divorce, me talking about my kids’ reaction to that divorce. – Kevin Hart

My goal is to make everyone and anyone a Kevin Hart fan. – Kevin Hart

My goals are so high that I don’t have time to relax, in any way shape or form. – Kevin Hart

My kids are coming up in a different time then me. Interracial couples are of the norm. With me, it’s about making sure my kids understand the importance of education and having opportunities that I didn’t. My goal as a parent is to make sure they don’t take what they have for granted. – Kevin Hart

My kids are the funniest two human beings there are. – Kevin Hart

My main goal is to be a self-made man and have control over what’s mine. – Kevin Hart

My mum passing away wasn’t funny, but that funeral and what I went through, the things that happened, looking back at it, there were funny moments. You have to be strong enough to look back at it, to sit and assess the situation. – Kevin Hart

My show ‘The Big House’ was picked up; they flew me to New York. I’m about to step on stage to announce ‘s ‘The Big House.’ And a hand grabs my shoulder, ‘Kevin no, they just decided to cancel it.’ It’s a serious smack-in-the-face business, and either you can take it, or you can’t. – Kevin Hart

My success comes in making fun of whatever you’re doing. That’s my way. – Kevin Hart

My Twitter reflects what’s going on with me in my life. – Kevin Hart

My upbringing was solid because of the people I had around me. – Kevin Hart

No man wants to settle down. It happens. Eventually you’re going to bump into somebody that makes you go, ‘Hmm, I don’t mind seeing this person every day.’ – Kevin Hart

No matter what, people grow. If you chose not to grow, you’re staying in a small box with a small mindset. People who win go outside of that box. It’s very simple when you look at it. – Kevin Hart

Oh, my mama was awesome. Very strict, overreligious, loved the Lord, loved rules. But she had to be that way because of where we were growing up, the neighborhood I was from. – Kevin Hart

On ‘Think Like a Man,’ they got the best out of me because they allowed me to bring my own cadences and opinions to the character that I was playing. I think we got the best of that particular character. – Kevin Hart

People don’t want drama 365 days a year. I’m a sense of relief; it’s my job to take your mind off what’s bad for that brief second you’re in the room with me, regardless of shape, race, colour or anything. It brings people together, and it makes me feel good about what I’m doing. – Kevin Hart

People don’t want to hear about me having leather walls or gold toilets. – Kevin Hart

People May Hate You For Being Different and Not Living By Society’s Standards,but Deep Down,They Wish They Had The Courage To Do The Same. – Kevin Hart

People want to act like they know celebrities. They want to see pictures. They want to know where you’re going. They want to hear you talk about your family. – Kevin Hart

People who eat with their mouth open should be punched in the face. – Kevin Hart

Relationships are like farting, If you push too hard things could get messy real fast. – Kevin Hart

Some people are jerks, and some people aren’t. – Kevin Hart

Some people love so hard that they can’t control those emotions when they’re at their deepest point. – Kevin Hart

Some sarcasm is best told simply. – Kevin Hart

‘Soul Plane’ put me in a position to succeed. I’m glad I had the opportunity to be the lead man. – Kevin Hart

Sports are basically our way of feeling sorry for ourselves. Most men can’t become athletes. We’re watching guys who actually made it. We see them dunking and making touchdowns. Then we think about ourselves when we were younger. – Kevin Hart

Stand-up comedy is mine: it’s my entity; it’s my brand; I own it. I do it when I want to do it. – Kevin Hart

Success isn’t supposed to happen, no matter how hard you work. There’s no guarantee you’re going to succeed. There’s nothing set in stone. – Kevin Hart

Take me and my role seriously. Take my talent seriously. – Kevin Hart

The best feeling in the world is seeing the benefits and rewards of hard work. – Kevin Hart

The day Rick Ross dives into the crowd, is the day we find out who his true fans are. – Kevin Hart

The day you stop doing the small things is the day you think you’re above everybody else. – Kevin Hart

The funny thing is, all my friends are short. I wasn’t aware of tall people till I got to high school. I didn’t know they existed. I was sheltered. – Kevin Hart

The most exciting thing in the world to me is that I’m doing what I love to do, and that I’m successful doing it. Pursuing my dream and executing it is exciting to me. – Kevin Hart

The most important thing for a director is being able to communicate. – Kevin Hart

The only time you should look back in life, is to see how far you have come. – Kevin Hart

The people around me haven’t changed. The people who have been in my life since the beginning are still in my life now. I think that has a lot to do with my staying grounded and humble despite the success I’ve achieved. – Kevin Hart

The quote-unquote ‘description’ of a leading man was once your tall, handsome man with the build of whatever, almost a trophy to some degree. I think now it’s about making a leading man what you want a leading man to be. In this day, you can’t deny talent. You look at Jonah Hill, you look at Zach Galifianakis, you look at myself. – Kevin Hart

The racehorses assemble at the starting barrier in all the finery of a mediaeval pageant, the jockeys in silks like figures from a Tarot pack, the bookies in leather and tweeds standing beside their boards each confident that the future has been controlled. – Kevin Hart

The relationship we have with God is not the same over a life; sometimes, as with human relationships, it goes through bad patches and sometimes it becomes very intense. It is a terrifying thing to have a relationship with one’s creator, to spend one’s life so that one is trying to converge with one’s creator seems an extraordinarily difficult and sublime thing. But at the same time it’s extremely simple. One of the things which perpetually amazes me is that at any moment or any day, anyone who is alive can talk with the creator of the cosmos. – Kevin Hart

The same thing I did in 2013 is what I’m trying to do in 2014, which is continue to improve, continue to shock people. You know, I have several projects coming up between 2014 and 2015, and hopefully by 2015, I’ll have another hour of stand-up material where I’ll be able to go on the road and tour again. – Kevin Hart

The thing about impressing your girlfriend is that when you do something like a private island in Fiji, it’s all downhill from that point. – Kevin Hart

The two things in the world we all share in this world are laughter and pain. We’ve all got problems. The levels of those problems vary, but we’ve all got problems. When you can take things that are painful and make them funny, that’s a gift – to you and your audience. – Kevin Hart

The worst thing about being lied to, is realizing they don’t think you’re worth the truth. – Kevin Hart

There seems to be something poetically that doesn’t work or is limiting when you call God ‘God’ in a poem. When I tried to be honest with myself in my relationship with God, Christ is, on the one hand, completely dark, he’s transcendent and unknown. On the other hand, he is completely imminent and completely knowable as Jesus. Our tradition speaks of him in both ways as transcendent but also as a lover who comes to us, and the two word ‘Dark One’ seem to me to contain both things, the transcendence and otherness of Christ, but also like a kind of dark lover who comes to us. – Kevin Hart

There’s a difference between who we love, who we settle for, and who we’re meant for. – Kevin Hart

This younger generation that’s around, that’s tweeting, Facebooking and Vine-ing, the fans appreciate that because they feel like they can get to you. – Kevin Hart

What you find I think in the mystical strain of Catholicism is that you’re put in relationship with God, and you have many opportunities not only of talking with God in petitionary prayer, but also of listening to God, being attentive to God, as happens in contemplation. – Kevin Hart

When you work hard and you treat people great, regardless of what it is that you’re doing, naturally people want to help and do things. – Kevin Hart

When you’re supposed to be close and friends in the film, the moment you’re talking as friends off the set, it makes it that much better when you’re filming. – Kevin Hart

Winners are the ones who want the most out of their opportunities. – Kevin Hart

You definitely want your kids to understand their heritage, but I don’t want my kids to just focus on being black. They are people. I don’t want them to judge other people or to be judged. I want them to be good people, so good people will treat them accordingly. I preach that to my kids and everything else falls into place. – Kevin Hart

You get one life. I’m going to embrace mine. – Kevin Hart

You make yourself broad. You make yourself appealing. ‘Hey, y’all, I’m cool with everybody.’ That’s my message. – Kevin Hart

You see some of the weirdest people in Detroit casinos. – Kevin Hart

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