40 Madea Quotes About Life, Love, & Relationships

Mabel “Madea” Earlene Simmons is a larger-than-life character created and portrayed by the multi-talented Tyler Perry. Madea is an iconic character known for her wit, no-nonsense attitude, and unusual ways of solving problems. Here are the best Madea quotes that will make you fall in love with the character all over again.

Based on Tyler Perry’s mother and aunt, Madea’s character debuted in 1999 in the stage play Can Do Bad All by Myself.

In 2005, it was introduced to the film industry in the Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Since then, the iconic character has appeared in numerous films and television series, bringing laughter and joy to millions of people.

Some of the other famous Madea films include  Madea’s Family Reunion, Madea Goes to Jail, Madea’s Big Happy Family, A Madea Christmas, Boo! A Madea Halloween, A Madea Homecoming, and many more.

Madea is a sassy, tough, and street-smart elderly African-American woman whose presence brings a blend of humor and wisdom.

With her dysfunctional family and mischievous friends, Madea gets caught up in a number of hilarious situations and trying times.

But she faces all challenges head-on with her strong personality, irresistible sass, lots of love… and maybe a few smacks here and there!

People really love her wild and crazy behavior and she’s become a box office sensation and a beloved fan favorite for many because of her unique and funny antics.

From crazy experiences to cold hearted hilarious truth, Madea always finds a way to teach her viewers some life lessons. She has never disappointed the audience to deliver witty dialogues and amazing one-liners.

Here are the best Madea quotes that reflect her unique perspective on life and numerous life lessons that she imparts in her own irreverent way.

Top 10 Madea Quotes

  1. “I’m Madea! Ma to the damn D-E-A!” — Madea                                 
    Madea Quotes
    Madea Quotes


  2. “I’m a trick, she’s a treat, now get the hell on.” — Madea                                                                       

    Quotes By Madea
    Quotes By Madea
  3. “Put the shut, to the up. Okay? Shut to the up.” — Madea                            

    Quotes From Madea
    Quotes From Madea
  4. God don’t like you… He grew you in a petri dish!” — Madea                                 

    Madea Funny Quotes
    Madea Funny Quotes
  5. Love is stronger than any addiction, baby; hell, it is one.” — Madea                

    Madea Sayings
    Madea Sayings
  6. “He had to make it drizzle ’cause he couldn’t make it rain.” — Madea        

    Best Madea Quotes
    Best Madea Quotes
  7. “You look like you came out of a box of chocolate Lucky Charms!” — Madea       

    Madea Famous Lines
    Madea Famous Lines
  8. “Life is sometimes hard, and you have to laugh your way through it.” — Madea                                 
  9. “Now I got silver hair, but I got silver bullets, too. Do you want one?” — Madea
  10. “If you don’t back the hell up off me, I’ma beat you like the dude you look like!” — Madea

Best Madea Quotes About Life 

  1. “When a lady walk in you say “hellur!” Hellur?!” — Madea
  2. “No matter what is going on in your life, you can always count on the Lord… or somebody.” — Madea
  3. “Drop the hammer on them. Them teenage years, hell. I’m telling ya, I keeps me a hammer.” — Madea
  4. “Yeah, what do you mean “brownies for my brownie”? You trying to call me black or somethin’?” — Madea
  5. “If the parents were getting in charge of the children here, we wouldn’t be having all these issues.” — Madea
  6. “No, sit down. Do what you do best, sit down. Just stay right where you at. Just plant your ass right there in that chair.” — Madea
  7. “In front of all these children? You want me to confess all my sins in front of these men, I can’t do that, I’ll have them blushing.” — Madea
  8. “I told you, you don’t know how to lie. What kinda lawyer don’t know how to lie? Lie and lawyer go together lie-awyer… lie-awyer!” — Madea
  9. “Cook a big pot of grits, bring him into the kitchen, then toss the grits on him. Then after you toss them, swat him with a frying pan.” — Madea
  10. “These stretch marks are a road map to heaven, hell if you follow this GPS it’s gon’ take you somewhere you ain’t never been before.” — Madea

Inspirational Quotes By Madea

  1. “if it looks like ahh duck and Quack like ahh duck then….its an afflack!” — Madea
  2. “Lord give me patience, because if you give me strength I might beat a bitch to death.” — Madea
  3. “It will look like you got legs running up your back when I get done whooping your ass.” — Madea
  4. “You know I only go to church for two reasons, weddings and funerals, which one we gonna have today?” — Madea
  5. “Problem is, people be looking for an oak tree. God will drop an acorn. You gotta pay attention to the acorn, that’s number one, okay?” — Madea
  6. “I knew a woman who was married to a man for 38 years, she cheated on him for 42 years, and he died thinking he was the only one.” — Madea
  7. “That’s what I’m trying to say, I thought I was over what he did to me until I saw him at the funeral, I was so mad I beat him down 2 more feet.” — Madea
  8. “Honey, folks are gonna talk about you till the day you die… and ain’t nothing you can do. Let folks talk! It ain’t about what they call you, it’s what you answer to. You remember that. You hear me?” — Madea
  9. “Ain’t nobody said it was gonna be easy, but it will get easy when you learn how to love yourself. When you get to a point in your life where you look at people and you go ‘Okay wait a minute. You or me?’, you will make a decision…” — Madea
  10. “Let folks go, Sonny. Some people’ll come in your life for a lifetime, and some’ll come for a season. You got to know which is which. And you’re gonna always mess up when you mix those seasonal people up with lifetime expectations.” — Madea

Funny Madea Quotes

  1. “My house, my rules, we’re gonna talk about it.” — Madea
  2. “I don’t like you! Say somethin’ else smart to me!” — Madea
  3. “You sittin’ here looking like 412 pounds… of a clogged artery.” — Madea
  4. “I ain’t scared a no po po. Call da po po hoe. Call da po po hoe!” — Madea
  5. “You don’t want to be walking around with a slingshot up your butt.” — Madea
  6. “It don’t matter what people call you. It only matters what you answer to.” — Madea
  7. “I don’t wanna die old. That’s what keeps me young, running from the police.” — Madea
  8. “You’re gonna wish that sperm did a backstroke when it met the egg that made you.” — Madea
  9. “He can turn liquor into wine. I got to go to the liquor store to get mine. Won’t somebody praise Him?” — Madea
  10. “Babe, you can come here any time you want, day or night, long as you don’t stay too long. You’re leaving, right after graduation? Right?” — Madea


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