Top Quotes by Prince

By | September 23, 2018

Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.

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There’s a dark side to everything.

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I like constructive criticism from smart people.

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Technology is cool, but you’ve got to use it as opposed to letting it use you.

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No one can come and claim ownership of my work. I am the creator of it, and it lives within me.

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Hip-hop is very diverse, but if you only focus on one aspect of it, then what you get is this image of Black America that is completely contrary to what actually goes on.

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Too much freedom can lead to the soul’s decay.

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Sometimes ideas are coming so fast that I have to stop doing one song to get another. But I don’t forget the first one. If it works, it will always be there. It’s like the truth: it will find you and lift you up. And if it ain’t right, it will dissolve like sand on the beach.

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Despite everything, no one can dictate who you are to other people.

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You can always tell when the groove is working or not.

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You can always tell when the groove is working or not.

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I don’t live in the past. I don’t play my old records for that reason. I make a statement, then move on to the next.

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To create something from nothing is one of the greatest feelings, and I would – I don’t know, I wish it upon everybody. It’s heaven.

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Well, my musicians are my friends.

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I always knew I had a relationship with God. But I wasn’t sure God had a relationship with me.

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When I first started out in this music industry, I was most concerned with freedom. Freedom to produce, freedom to play all the instruments on my records, freedom to say anything I wanted to.

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Art is about building a new foundation, not just laying something on top of what’s already there.

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A strong spirit transcends rules.

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People say I’m wearing heels because I’m short. I wear heels because the women like ’em.

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Instead of hate, celebrate.

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If you lend your consciousness to someone else, you’re a robot.

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I’ve always understood the two to be intertwined: sexuality and spirituality. That never changed.

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There’s not a lot of pop music in the mainstream that makes you feel scared, that makes you wonder what’s happening.

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What’s missing from pop music is danger.

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The music industry is a matrix that is counter to what is natural and right.

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Like books and black lives, albums still matter.

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People speculate on your personal life all the time anyway. So I just think it’s important to keep my private life private and my public persona more into music, you know?

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Most artists lose their voice, their hair, and their bands. That’s not going to happen to me.

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I’m a fighter. I’m very competitive.

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I don’t talk to old people; they try to find ways to stay static. Young folks are the ones with the ideas and constantly moving forward.

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I learned from Jimi Hendrix. They all wanted him to do the tricks, and at the end of his career, he just wanted to play. I lived longer than he did, and I can see how those pressures can really play with your head.

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It’s fun being in Islamic countries, to know there’s only one religion. There’s order. You wear a burqa. There’s no choice. People are happy with that.

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I like to open people’s eyes.

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I think you’ll always be able to do what your ear tells you.

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Oh, I love critics. Because they love me. It’s not a joke. They care.

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YouTube is the hippest network, and they abuse copyright right and left.

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When you sit down to write something, there should be no guidelines. The main idea is not supposed to be, ‘How many different ways can we sell it?’ That’s so far away from the true spirit of what music is.

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So much has been written about me, and people don’t know what’s right and what’s wrong. I’d rather let them stay confused.

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My hair is capable of doing a lot of different things.

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Everyone has a rock bottom.

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My father left his piano at the house when he left, and I wasn’t allowed to play it when he was there because I wasn’t as good as him. So when he left, I was determined to get as good as him, and I taught myself how to play music, and I just stuck with it, and I did it all the time.

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There are people who are unhappy with everything.

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I learned from Jehovah’s Witnesses that a fatalistic view is counterproductive.

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The Bible is a study guide for social interaction.

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Anyway, all these computers and digital gadgets are no good. They just fill your head with numbers and that can’t be good for you.

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I might just stop talking again and not do interviews.

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Most people don’t want to talk about politics and religion. They say, ‘Let’s talk about something else.’

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Contrary to what a lot of people think, I haven’t been domesticated.

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Time is a mind construct. It’s not real.

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The gatekeepers must change.

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Tell me a musician who’s got rich off digital sales. Apple’s doing pretty good though, right?

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Young people have decided they like to listen to music in a certain way, through ear buds, and that’s fine with me as long as it doesn’t bother them that they’re not hearing 90 percent of the music that way.

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It gets embarrassing to say something untrue because you put it online and everyone knows about it, so it’s better to tell the truth.

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