Nothing in life is promised except death.
George Bush doesn`t care about black people.
In America, they want you to accomplish these great feats, to pull off these David Copperfield-type stunts. You want me to be great, but you don`t ever want me to say I`m great?
If I don`t win Album of the Year, I`m gonna have a problem with that... I said I was the face of the Grammys last year. (This year) I`m 10 times that!
No one at Def Jam or Roc-A-Fella believed in "Through the Wire." So I shot a video using my own money.
We all self-conscious. I`m just the first to admit it.
If I was more complacent and I let things slide, my life would be easier, but you all wouldn`t be as entertained. My misery is your pleasure.
(On living in Asia for a year.) Most of the kids had never seen a black person before, so they`d come over to me and touch my face, thinkin` it was paint or something.
Nothing is promised in life except for death.
If you have the opportunity to play this game of life you need to appreciate every moment. A lot of people don`t appreciate the moment until it`s passed.
I can always tell if a band have a British rhythm section due to the gritty production.
I was never really good at anything except for the ability to learn.
We buy our way out of jail but we can`t buy freedom, We buy a lot of clothes when we don`t really need them, Things we buy to cover up what`s inside.
Michael Jackson, amazing. Michael Phelps, amazing... He`s a real f---in` person; he makes mistakes.