104+ Best Mr T Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Mr. T is an American actor, television personality, and retired professional wrestler, known for his roles as B. A. Baracus in the 1980s television series The A-Team and as boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film Rocky III. Profoundly inspirational Mr T quotes will fire up your brain and encourage you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Famous Mr T Quotes

I was being trained because I wanted to be a preacher like my father. I wanted to talk about Moses; I wanted to talk about God… I wanted to talk about the apostles, the disciples and all that. — Mr. T

Obama’s not Jesus. He can’t walk on water. — Mr. T

I said I would never wear my gold again because it would be insensitive and disrespectful to all the people who died and lost everything in Katrina. — Mr. T

I’m a mama’s boy because everything I do is with respect to my mother. I won’t do a movie or a video that would bring disrespect to my mother. — Mr. T

If people are cool, then they are not stressed. I pity the fool that don’t be cool. — Mr. T

I’m not the same man I used to be, I’m not out hell-raising, stuff like that. I am a changed man. — Mr. T

Mr. T. been to chemo, Mr. T been to radiation, hair fall out… but he’s back. Now I can give hope when I go to the hospital, see the sick kids with cancer, tell them, don’t quit. — Mr. T

Judas betrayed Jesus. Lady Red betrayed John Dillinger. Those things happen. — Mr. T

I was mischievous. I wasn’t bad. I stole food so we could eat. My mother didn’t know. I used to tell her some man gave me $10 to sweep out the yard. I was like Robin Hood. I took from the rich and gave to the poor. Me. — Mr. T

To have a comeback, you have to have a setback. — Mr. T

I could talk all day, T stands for talking, T stands for tender, T stands for things that don’t even rhyme with T. — Mr. T

I use my celebrity status to inspire someone, to give them hope. — Mr. T

God is on my side, and that’s all I need. I get up in the morning, I pray to God. I don’t pray to the president, the governor, the mayor, no black caucus, no this and that. I pray to God, and that’s the end of it. — Mr. T

I’m proud to be an actor. See, as an actor, you live longer. Football players, the brain and all that stuff, ooh-eee, that’s not good. — Mr. T

See, behind all my tough, rough exterior is basically a marshmallow, maybe a pussycat. But not a wimp! — Mr. T

I always say I’m one of the toughest mama’s boys you’re ever gonna meet. And I say that to send a message to all the young thugs out there; that it’s nothing to be ashamed of to say you love your mother. — Mr. T

My mother raised me with God. We were poor financially, but we were rich spiritually. — Mr. T

I’m tough when I have to be, tender when I should be. When you find a really tough guy, he’s not a predator. He doesn’t have to prove himself. Guys who have to pretend to be tough, they ain’t. I’m tough. — Mr. T

Stay humble and be concerned for the less fortunate. — Mr. T

If I forget to pray, I can’t get through the day without snapping at people. — Mr. T

If you can’t read, the only thing you can do is enjoy the pictures, not the whole story. Reading is the key to knowledge. Knowledge is the key to understanding. So read on, young man! Read on, young lady! — Mr. T

I’m not really an actor, I’m a reactor; I’m a pitchman. That’s what I do best. Nobody can do it any better. — Mr. T

I have the Midas touch, in the way that when I hook up with a project, I feel, not speaking cocky or conceited, but there’s a confidence I have. I learned that from Muhammad Ali; I used to bodyguard him. He taught me about confidence. So when it comes to any job I work, I’m gonna do it good; I’m going to bring it over the top. — Mr. T

My gold, my money couldn’t stop cancer from appearing on my body. If they can’t save me, then I don’t need them. — Mr. T

I am a tough guy. — Mr. T

I hold the door for the ladies – I’m a gent. — Mr. T

I get up every morning and say, ‘Father, give me strength today, not strength so I can lift 500 pounds, but give me strength, Lord, so when I speak, my words might motivate, might inspire somebody, Lord, when they see me, let them see you. When they hear me, Lord, let them hear you. In your holy name I pray.’ — Mr. T

The reason why I wear gold – I wear gold for three reasons. One, when Jesus was born, three wise men came from the east: one brought frankincense, one brought myrrh, the other one brought gold. The second reason I wear gold is I can afford it. The third reason I wear it, it’s symbolic of my African heritage. — Mr. T

I don’t call up the press and say, ‘Look at me!’ — Mr. T

I answer only to God. — Mr. T

I’m not a star. I don’t feel I’m so great. So how can I make you feel great just because you’ve got my signature on a piece of paper? — Mr. T

My momma didn’t clean up floors so I could be a thug… so I could wear my pants down. — Mr. T

My celebrity status allows me an opportunity, allows me a pulpit to preach and reach out to the people. Not even always preaching but just leading, motivating them by being a leader. — Mr. T

I would never do a commercial if I thought it was offensive to anyone. — Mr. T

When I was old enough to change my name, I changed it to Mr. T so that the first word out of someone’s mouth was ‘Mister,’ a sign of respect. — Mr. T

I’m a free spirit. — Mr. T

To be a bodyguard is to be a kamikaze pilot. Dedicated. — Mr. T

They used to call me ‘Touchdown T.’ I remember in high school, we had homecoming, and I got in front of the pep rally, and I told them, ‘I’m going to run for three touchdowns.’ I ran for three touchdowns, kicked the extra point, and took myself out the game. — Mr. T

Left ear, I wear four earrings. The four is symbolic of the four seasons, spring, winter, summer and fall, the four directions, north, east, south and west, the four gospel writers, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. — Mr. T

As a Christian, you forgive, and you feed the hungry and clothe the naked, and you visit the sick and comfort the lonely. If I’m a true follower of my lord and saviour Jesus Christ, I got to do the things you’re supposed to be doing. — Mr. T

Any man who doesn’t love his mama can’t be no friend of mine. — Mr. T

My faith was tested like Job. That’s the message I try to tell other people: just because you believe in God, serve God, feed the hungry, clothe the naked, people gotta realize, it don’t mean things not gonna happen to you. — Mr. T

I’m a Christian – I really don’t believe in UFOs. — Mr. T

If you get knocked down – setbacks in life, like applying for a job if they don’t hire you – keep trying, keep getting up, keep doing it. — Mr. T

My mother is a strong, wonderful woman. I could never be anything she didn’t want me to be. — Mr. T

Everybody loved ‘The A-Team’ because it was entertainment, pure and simple. — Mr. T

I don’t worry. I don’t doubt. I’m daring. I’m a rebel. — Mr. T

This guy Clubber Lang, I’ve been him all my life. He’s mean and hungry just like me. — Mr. T

My mother never cursed at home; my father never cursed at home. My father didn’t drink. Even though we were poor, we would say a blessing over the table. So that’s who I am. — Mr. T

I was one of the wildest Santa Clauses they ever had. — Mr. T

NBC had a show called ‘The Toughest Bouncer in America’ that I did. But I told them I didn’t like that term, ‘bouncer.’ To me, it’s offensive. A bouncer likes to get physical, likes to put his hands on people. — Mr. T

You’ll never have any trouble with Mr. T, I’m just a big, calm teddy bear kind of guy. Mr. T ain’t ashamed to cry. When I go out and I meet people who are suffering and they come and talk to me, Mr. T cries, Mr. T who could break a man’s jaw with his fist. — Mr. T

If you gonna wear the mohawk, you stick with it. You don’t just be dibby-dabbing. You make up your mind. — Mr. T

As a kid, I got three meals a day. Oatmeal, miss-a-meal and no meal. — Mr. T

When you give, it comes back to you. — Mr. T

Life guided me to being a bodyguard, protecting people, then in the movies, so I’m happy with everything because basically all I ever wanted to do was be a good son and take care of my mother. — Mr. T

When my ancestors came from Africa, they were shackled by our neck, our wrists, and our ankles in steel chains. I’ve turned those steel chains into gold to symbolize the fact that I’m still a slave, only my price tag is higher. — Mr. T

I tell everybody, I get so much because I give so much. I give freely, I give all my time, give all my money, give all of my soul. I try to motivate people. I try to inspire them. — Mr. T

I don’t have a problem with Hulk Hogan. People say things and do things, and who am I to judge? — Mr. T

I didn’t watch ‘The A-Team’ movie. I’m an artist. You can’t re-paint a Rembrandt. You can’t duplicate that; I don’t care who you get. — Mr. T

I was baptized by my father when I was 4 years old. — Mr. T

In high school, I majored in brick masonry. We had the wood shop, the machine shop, so I know about all that. I wanted to build buildings when I graduated from high school. I do know my way around that stuff. — Mr. T

I sent out a tweet, ‘Dancing with the Stars’ should stop the jibber jabber. They shouldn’t make the departure of a dancer so tear jerky because nobody’s going to war. — Mr. T

Why am I here? I’m not lucky. That’s God. — Mr. T

Gold was a gift to Jesus. If it’s good enough for Jesus, it’s good enough for me! — Mr. T

To the women and children, T stands for tender. To the bad guys and thugs, it stands for tough. — Mr. T

Basically, I wear sandals, like Jesus. When it gets cold in Chicago, the snow way up to my knees, I still wear my sandals. But that’s me. — Mr. T

Everybody has done something that we wish we didn’t say or do and wish we could take it back. — Mr. T

I’m a child of God first. Before I became a celebrity, I was baptized a Christian. — Mr. T

I used to bodyguard for some celebrities and other people, and when I wasn’t doing that, I used to work at a disco as a doorman or a bouncer. — Mr. T

We all gonna die eventually from something or other, but don’t be a wimp. Put up a good fight. — Mr. T

I didn’t come to Hollywood. Hollywood came to me. A lot of people wish they could say the things I say. Everyone out here is so phony, it’s sickening. — Mr. T

When I’m in the house of God, I don’t wear my jewelry, if you’re looking for my jewelry. All you see is my heart of gold. — Mr. T

I go to cancer wards, and I tell them guys, ‘I’ve beaten it. You can, too.’ — Mr. T

I listen to my mother, and that keeps me out of trouble. I’m a good son. — Mr. T

My mother told me, ‘Son, nobody else but God knows.’ And that’s what I’m about – reaching out to the people, crying with them, giving them hope. Visiting the hospital, visiting the kids with cancer, visiting the adults, and stuff like that. That’s what I do. — Mr. T

When I was nine years old, living on the south side of Chicago, my father was a minister and my mother used to scrub floors. I had seven brothers and four sisters. I told my mama, ‘One of these days I’m going to be big and strong and buy you a beautiful house.’ That’s all I’ve ever wanted to do with my life, is to take care of my mother. — Mr. T

You cross me, I’m going to hurt you. But I’m really very gentle. — Mr. T

Back in the day, I would wear up to 45 pounds of gold. It would take me four hours to get dressed! — Mr. T

I’ll never have a wedding. I don’t want to marry just to do what everybody else is doing. — Mr. T

You might not have the things you want, but if you check carefully, you got all you need. — Mr. T

Don’t be getting sloppy drunk and telling them dirty jokes. — Mr. T

‘Rocky’ and ‘Rocky III’ were the best. — Mr. T

All I ever wanted to do with my life was own a little house. I did that way back with ‘Rocky,’ so now everything I do is just icing on the cake. — Mr. T

I was a straight-A student. But I was a bad lad. — Mr. T

I am a Christian, and the Bible teaches me to forgive. — Mr. T

WWE asked me to be in the Hall of Fame, and I turned it down. You know why? They put Pete Rose in the wrestling Hall of Fame. This guy can’t even get into his own Hall of Fame. — Mr. T

I’m tender on the inside. — Mr. T

I try to work out my mind more these days. I try to eat right. I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, and I take the skin off chicken. But I’m not on no special diet. I like my steak and potatoes, ice cream, doughnuts. — Mr. T

When I was little, I used to adore gold. It was something special. — Mr. T

God didn’t make me to make movies, flex muscles, buy gold. What you love the most becomes your God… If I never make another dollar, my life is complete. — Mr. T

I always was a Christian… whatsoever a man thinks in his heart is who he is. — Mr. T

All I ever wanted out of my life was to buy my mother a house. By 1995, I have achieved all I wanted materially in life. — Mr. T

I pity the fool who just gives up. — Mr. T

I used to carry my father’s Bible and put it on the pulpit so he could preach. — Mr. T

I knew I wasn’t going to be a rocket scientist – let’s not be fools – but I wasn’t going to be a bum. — Mr. T

When I was growing up, my family was so poor we couldn’t afford to pay attention. — Mr. T

I’m so tough and so bad, I can be humble and lift another guy up. — Mr. T

I’m a bold Christian, not a scaredy-cat Christian. — Mr. T

I know about two things: ‘Rocky III’ and Clubber Lang, and ‘A-Team’ and B.A. Baracus. That’s who I am! — Mr. T

I believe in the Golden Rule – The Man with the Gold… Rules. — Mr. T

I don’t like magic – but I have been known to make guys disappear. — Mr. T

I take a lot of pride in the work I do, because people pay to see me. They’ve got to get babysitters, park their car, get popcorn and candy. I’ve got to be conscious of that. — Mr. T

If every man loves his mother, he’s going to treat the ladies right, with love and respect. — Mr. T

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