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Cheech Marin

American,  Comedian
Total Quotes : 58
Church I Was Raised Raised

Hey, I was raised in the church.

- Cheech Marin

Play Bad Watching

As much as I loved Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Junior Gilliam, and Don Newcombe, I loved watching Willie Mays play more than all of them combined, even if he played for the 'bad guys!'

- Cheech Marin

Financial Sense Deny

At the end of the day, it not only doesn't make logical sense to deny licenses to undocumented immigrants, it doesn't make financial sense.

- Cheech Marin

Fascinating Endlessly Them

Chicanos and running water are endlessly fascinating. I can watch them all day.

- Cheech Marin

Art Library Take

As a kid, I used to go to the library and take out all the art books.

- Cheech Marin

Cheaper By The Time

By the time I discovered Chicano painters in the mid-'80s, I recognized that these guys were really world-class painters, but they weren't getting any attention, which was good in one sense in that I could get their work for cheaper!

- Cheech Marin

Karma Happen Works

I guess one of the ways that karma works is that it finds out what you are most afraid of and then makes that happen eventually.

- Cheech Marin

Border Some Given

Being a Chicano in Hollywood, my experience is that you're not given credit for any sophistication... You're just kind of some guy that just crossed the border, you know, on the back of a truck and that's it.

- Cheech Marin

Love Always Betty

I always wanted to work with Betty White, because she is one of my heroes of all time, and I just love her.

- Cheech Marin

Year Southern Kid

Growing up in Southern California, it's all car culture. When I was a kid, I knew every single model of every single car dealer; I knew every style of every year.

- Cheech Marin

Half San Fernando

I grew up half in South Central and half in the San Fernando valley.

- Cheech Marin

Going Catholic School Goes

Every kid that goes to Catholic school believes he's going to be a priest one day.

- Cheech Marin

Spanish Languages Months

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, my wife speaks five languages: Russian, English, French, Italian and, out of self-defense, Spanish. I watched her learn Spanish in three months.

- Cheech Marin

My Life Talking About

Being a third-generation Mexican-American and speaking English exclusively, I heard Spanish spoken by my relatives all my life, especially when they didn't want me to understand what they were talking about.

- Cheech Marin

Beginning Made Leagues

I guess what really made me a Dodgers fan from the beginning was that the team had Jackie Robinson, the first 'Negro' in the major leagues.

- Cheech Marin

Church Almost Became

Hey, I was raised in the church. I was an altar boy and a choir member. I almost became a priest - until common sense grabbed hold of me.

- Cheech Marin

Language Black Players

In the end, the great leveler in any sport is performance on the field or on the court. Kids don't care what language players speak or if they eat tacos, rice, or sauerkraut. They don't care if they're white, black, or brown.

- Cheech Marin

Proud Most Which

For the most part, people are proud of the place from which they come.

- Cheech Marin

Vengeance Will Other

Don't ever insult a Chicano about being a Chicano because then all the other Chicanos will be on you with a vengeance. They will even fight each to be first in line to support you.

- Cheech Marin

Car Cost Bucks

My first car was a '56 Ford station wagon - cost 100 bucks.

- Cheech Marin