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I never did smoke that much pot; never was a big pothead.
Cigarettes, I won't do cigarettes, nicotine will kill ya.
Awakening your spiritual side is really what artists do. When you hit a groove, it's not you; it's the spirit world.
I've been a good boy, I've never really been convicted of serious crime.
I'm just glad I can make a difference in someone's life.
Everything that happens to me is very cosmic.
The smartest billionaires I know never finished high school. I got my degree and my doctorate on the street and an advanced degree in jail.
To be in a situation where you have no rights whatsoever is something I wish everybody could experience. People's attitudes would change. It would be a better place.
When they put me in jail, that's when they turned me into an activist. Up until the time I went to jail, I was just a comedian.
Cheech and I used to call ourselves musicians; we never called ourselves comedians. We were musicians that were funny.
Life, especially in America, is ruled by corporations.
Unfortunately, the American justice system is just riddled with lies and inconsistencies.
Religion is run by thought police. 'Obey. Listen. This is what you do. Don't ask questions. Go die for your country.' The spirituality says, 'Okay, you can die for your country, but know what you're doing while you're doing it.'
Every time I get tested, I ask questions about it, and I watch how they do it.
People try to put ownership on things: 'That's mine, that's my joke.' No such thing. Like if you tripped or stumbled and people go, 'Oh, that's Charlie Chaplin.' You know what I mean? You can't own a joke. You can be the guy that tells it the best, but you can't own a joke. Nowhere can you own a laugh.
A lot of prophets have gone to jail.
I love to meet my fans, and after every show I usually hang out for a few hours, talking to my fans, signing autographs, and selling T-shirts.
Comedy is the ultimate truth. Jazz is hitting the notes that that no one else would hit, and comedy is saying words that no one else would say.
My incarceration was actually a positive thing from the beginning. I needed a gimmick to get my act going again, it gave me material.
When you hit a groove, it's not you; it's the spirit world. The spirits whisper the ideas in your brain and prod you along. They're the ones that are really happy.
Activism, to me, I don't know if it really works. It may work for somebody else, but it does not work for me.
Maybe once in a while, you know, after a hard day of shooting or something like that, I'd kick back.
The GRAMMY was a huge deal. It's the height of any musical career.
The thing is about Cheech & Chong, we've brought more families together than Dr. Phil.
You can't become a dictator through checks and balances.
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