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#1. 'When Doves Cry' came out - it sounded like nothing that was on the radio. 'Let's Go Crazy' was number one on R&B stations, and there's nothing that's been like that on radio since. - Author: Prince
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#2. Despite everything, no one can dictate who you are to other people. - Author: Prince
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#3. I like to open people's eyes. - Author: Prince
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#4. I'm thankful enough or blessed enough to be able to say that Miles Davis was a friend when he was alive, and he was a wonderful mentor and really, really funny, you know. - Author: Prince
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#5. Record contracts are just like - I'm gonna say the word - slavery. I would tell any young artist ... don't sign. - Author: Prince
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#6. When u go on social media today please make sure to make my death all about u k thanks - Author: Prince
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#7. I have a writing addiction. - Author: Prince
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#8. The hardest thing with musicians is getting them not to play. - Author: Prince
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#9. It's 2 o'clock in the morning and I just can't sleep Outside the rain is pourin', I'm lonely as can be Maybe 2night'll be different than the nights before I need 2 feel someone beside me, I can't be alone no more - Author: Prince
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#10. I ain't mad at anybody. I don't have any enemies. - Author: Prince
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#11. YouTube is the hippest network, and they abuse copyright right and left. - Author: Prince
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#12. Act your age, not your shoe size. - Author: Prince
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#13. Technology is cool, but you've got to use it as opposed to letting it use you. - Author: Prince
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#14. Pop life Everybody needs a thrill Pop life We all got a space 2 fill Pop life Everybody can't be on top But life it ain't real funky Unless it's got that pop Dig it. - Author: Prince
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#15. When i want to hear new music, i make it - Author: Prince
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#16. All you see on television are debased images. - Author: Prince
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#17. I like Hollywood. I just like Minneapolis a little bit better. - Author: Prince
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#18. Real music lovers are actually my favourite kind of people because they like to know, rather than just be told what to think. - Author: Prince
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#19. Don't hate me because I'm fabulous - Author: Prince
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#20. At one time, MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated. - Author: Prince
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#21. My hair is capable of doing a lot of different things. - Author: Prince
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#22. I used to have seizures when I was young. My mother and father didn't know what to do or how to handle it but they did the best they could with what little they had. - Author: Prince
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#23. There is a park that is known 4 the face it attracts colorful people whose hair On 1 side is swept back The smile on their faces It speaks of profound inner peace Ask where they're going They'll tell U nowhere They've taken a lifetime lease On Paisley Park. - Author: Prince
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#24. I'm going down 2 Alphabet Street I'm gonna crown the first girl that I meet I'm gonna talk so sexy She'll want me from my head 2 my feet. - Author: Prince
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#25. 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. - Author: Prince
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#26. Each audience is different. - Author: Prince
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#27. Everything has changed for me since I've changed my name. It's one thing to be called Prince but it's better to actually be one. I have such a reverence for life. - Author: Prince
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#28. 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. - Author: Prince
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#29. No one can come and claim ownership of my work. I am the creator of it, and it lives within me. - Author: Prince
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#30. People say I'm wearing heels because I'm short. I wear heels because the women like 'em. - Author: Prince
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#31. Oh yeah In France a skinny man Died of a big disease with a little name By chance his girlfriend came across a needle And soon she did the same At home there are seventeen-year-old boys And their idea of fun Is being in a gang called The Disciples High on crack, totin' a machine gun. - Author: Prince
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#32. 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. - Author: Prince
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#33. Dearly beloved. We are gathered here today. To get through this thing called life. - Author: Prince
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#34. We have to show support for artists who are trying to own things for themselves. - Author: Prince
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#35. Every year, they ask me to play the Grammys. - Author: Prince
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#36. Success can also cause misery. The trick is not to be surprised when you discover it doesn't bring you all the happiness and answers you thought it would. - Author: Prince
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#37. Black people still call me Prince. Sometimes I ask them, "Why do you call me Prince?" And people say, "Because you are a prince to us." Usually when they say that, you know my heart goes out and I have to say, "I don't mind your calling me that." - Author: Prince
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#38. 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. - Author: Prince
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#39. When everyone recognizes Jehovah's name, then everyone will be happy because everyone will know what to do and how to do it. - Author: Prince
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#40. Capulet! Montague!
See what a scourge is laid upon your hate,
That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love! - Author: Prince
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#41. What people have to realize is that if one has a firm belief in God and the spirit then one does not make statements that are negative and untrue. - Author: Prince
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#42. I'm not one to get bad reviews. - Author: Prince
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#43. I have a lot of parties. - Author: Prince
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#44. 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. - Author: Prince
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#45. You can always tell when the groove is working or not. - Author: Prince
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#46. Hard to say what's right when all I wanna do is wrong. - Author: Prince
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#47. It's a hurtful place, the world, in and of itself. We don't need to add to it. And we're in a place now where we all need one another, and it's going to get rougher. - Author: Prince
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#48. When I started playing music, people weren't selling 5 million records. That was not the standard; that was not the focus. - Author: Prince
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#49. I always knew I had a relationship with God. But I wasn't sure God had a relationship with me. - Author: Prince
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#50. I knew a girl named Nikki I guess U could say she was a sex fiend I met her in a hotel lobby Masturbating with a magazine. She said "How'd U like 2 waste some time?" And I could not resist when I saw little Nikki grind. - Author: Prince
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#51. 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. - Author: Prince
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#52. I'm not entangled in a bunch of lawsuits and a web that I can't get out of. I can hold my head up ... a happily married man who has his head in order. There isn't a bunch of scandal in my life. - Author: Prince
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#53. I don't vote and I got nothing to do with it. - Author: Prince
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#54. There's no way I'm going to put myself through Sandhurst and then sit on my arse back home while my boys are out fighting for their country. - Author: Prince
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#55. I don't see why I should give my new music to iTunes or anyone else. They won't pay me an advance for it and then they get angry when they can't get it. - Author: Prince
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#56. Most bands out there are basically pretty boring. I try to affect people inside their bodies. - Author: Prince
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#57. I've never stopped writing, never stopped recording. - Author: Prince
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#58. Sometimes it takes years for a person to become an overnight success. - Author: Prince
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#59. I don't talk about the past. - Author: Prince
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#60. Why party like it is 1999 when you can party like it is your birthday? - Author: Prince
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#61. God's a funky little dude because everyone's looking for Him and no one can find Him. - Author: Prince
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#62. All these non-singing, non-dancing, wish-I-had-me-some-clothes fools who tell me my albums suck. Why should I pay any attention to them? - Author: Prince
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#63. As human beings we suffer from an innate tendency to jump to conclusions; to judge people too quickly and to pronounce them failures or heroes without due consideration of the actual facts and ideals of the period. - Author: Prince
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#64. I learned from Jehovah's Witnesses that a fatalistic view is counterproductive. - Author: Prince
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#65. Art is about building a new foundation, not just laying something on top of what's already there. - Author: Prince
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#66. 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. - Author: Prince
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#67. Oh, I love critics. Because they love me. It's not a joke. They care. - Author: Prince
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#68. I have a very thick skin. I take everything that comes and let it bounce right off me because I know the time will come when nobody will be able to speak falsely. - Author: Prince
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#69. You don't need a record company to turn you into anything. - Author: Prince
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#70. I'm real easy-going. - Author: Prince
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#71. From its conception and that one and only meeting, 'HITNRUN' took about 90 days to prepare its release. If that's what freedom feels like, 'HITNRUN' is what it sounds like. - Author: Prince
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#72. I became merely a pawn used to produce more money for Warner Bros. - Author: Prince
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#73. If you lend your consciousness to someone else, you're a robot. - Author: Prince
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#74. You can't understand the words of Cocteau Twins songs, but their harmonies put you in a dreamlike state. - Author: Prince
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#75. I don't really care so much what people say about me because it usually is a reflection of who they are. For example, if people wish I would sound like I used to sound, then it says more about them than it does me. - Author: Prince
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#76. Trees are worth more alive than dead - Author: Prince
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#77. Most people don't want to talk about politics and religion. They say, 'Let's talk about something else.' - Author: Prince
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#78. My mother told me one day I walked in to her and said, 'Mom, I'm not going to be sick anymore,' and she said 'Why?' and I said 'Because an angel told me so.' Now, I don't remember saying it; that's just what she told me. - Author: Prince
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#79. Compassion is an action word with no boundaries. - Author: Prince
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#80. People don't understand real musicians anymore. Jack White is great - he's the real thing - but he isn't having hits. - Author: Prince
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#81. My bankers are very happy with me. - Author: Prince
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#82. Doing a residency in any particular city requires a large repertoire to ensure repeat business. - Author: Prince
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#83. 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. - Author: Prince
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#84. I have friends that are gay, and we study the Bible together. - Author: Prince
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#85. Just sharing music with each other - that's cool. It's the selling that becomes the problem. - Author: Prince
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#86. There's a dark side to everything. - Author: Prince
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#87. I am a firm believer in reincarnation for people who either have more work to do or have so much debt to pay back that they have to be here. - Author: Prince
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#88. No member of the animal kingdom nurses past maturity, no member of the animal kingdom ever did a thing to me. Its why I don't eat red meat or white fish, don't give me no blue cheese. Were all members of the animal kingdom, leave your brothers and sisters in the sea. - Author: Prince
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#89. Sometimes it [music in my head] is a curse, but it's also a blessing. It is a gift that I am completely grateful for. That's why I keep [making music], because I don't want to be ungrateful for the gift. - Author: Prince
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#90. I don't want anyone to fail, so if you can make money off music even though you can't sing or dance, that's genius. - Author: Prince
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#91. The internet is completely over. - Author: Prince
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#92. 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. - Author: Prince
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#93. Don't know what 2 say about Dunk-a-roos. They're just good! Sometimes you want a food that is comfortable and takes you back. For me, it's those crazy little kangaroo crackers. - Author: Prince
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#94. Our [generation] people have the worst diet of anybody. I'm ready to put a farmer on my payroll. We've got to get back to growing our own food. You are what you eat! - Author: Prince
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#95. There are no great jazz-fusion bands. - Author: Prince
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#96. Being a Jehovah's Witness, I don't celebrate birthdays or holidays. I don't vote. - Author: Prince
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#97. I like arguments. - Author: Prince
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#98. 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. - Author: Prince
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#99. Instead of hate, celebrate. - Author: Prince
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#100. I ain't got no money - But I'm rich on personality - Author: Prince
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