Prince Quotes Page 2


Best 74 Quotes by Prince – Page 2 of 3

“I'm not one to get bad reviews.”

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

“If you lend your consciousness to someone else, you're a robot.”

“If you look in the Bible there's no birthdays.”

“Instead of hate, celebrate.”

“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.”

“It might be a shock to see me, but that's no reason for people to act crazy, and it doesn't give them license to chase me down the street.”

“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.”

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

“Most bands out there are basically pretty boring. I try to affect people inside their bodies.”

“Music is music, ultimately. If it makes you feel good, cool.”

“My bankers are very happy with me.”

“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.”

“Nobody sues their fans.”

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

“People don't understand real musicians anymore. Jack White is great – he's the real thing – but he isn't having hits.”

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“People say I'm wearing heels because I'm short. I wear heels because the women like 'em.”

“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?”

“Record contracts are just like – I'm gonna say the word – slavery. I would tell any young artist... don't sign.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Technology is cool, but you've got to use it as opposed to letting it use you.”

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

“The Bible is a study guide for social interaction.”

“The hardest thing with musicians is getting them not to play.”

“The key to longevity is to learn every aspect of music that you can.”

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

“The music, for me, doesn't come on a schedule. I don't know when it's going to come, and when it does, I want it out.”

“There are no great jazz-fusion bands.”

“There are people who are unhappy with everything.”

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“Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.”

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