Michael Jackson

Born: August 29, 1958

Die: June 25, 2009

Occupation: Singer-songwriter

Quotes of Michael Jackson

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Pierre Bordieu was right: "The all powerful is he who does not wait but makes others wait. Absolute power is the power to make oneself unpredictable and deny other people any reasonable anticipation, to...

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Always believe in yourself. No matter who's around you being negative or thrusting negative energy at you, totally block it off. Because whatever you believe, you become.

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Its all for love... L.O.V.E.

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Don't blame it on the sunshine. Don't blame it on the moonlight. Blame it on the boogie.

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I'm starting with the man in the mirror

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Once at a record store in San Francisco, over a thousand kids showed up. They pushed forward and broke a window. A big piece of glass fell on top of this girl. And the girl's throat was slit. She just...

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All the things I've read in my school books about England and the Queen were okay, but my eyes are the greatest book in the world.

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I wrote a book called ‘Dancing The Dream’. It was more autobiographical than Moonwalk, which I did with Mrs. Onassis. It wasn’t full of gossip and scandal and all that trash that people write, so...

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I love to read. I wish I could advise more people to read. There’s a whole new world in books. If you can’t afford to travel, you travel mentally through reading. You can see anything and go any place...

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The Wizard Of Oz" has secrets that are just too much. Or "Peter Pan" – the whole 'lost boys' thing is just incredible. They’re not childlike at all, they’re really, really deep; you can rule your...

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There’s a whole psychological reason for those cartoons about good against evil. We have "Superman" and all those other hero people, so that we can go out into life and try to be something. I’ve got...

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I fast every Sunday. I don’t eat anything. Just juices. […] It flushes out the system, cleans out the colon. I think that’s great. To really make it work, you have to do it properly. That’s the...

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Often people just don't see what I see. They have too much doubt. You can't do your best when you're doubting yourself. If you don't believe in yourself, who will?

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Just doing as well as you did last time is not good enough.

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I prefer just being with people I like. That's my way of celebrating.

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My attitude is if fashion says it's forbidden, I'm going to do it.

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In the end, the most important thing is to be true to yourself and those you love and work hard. I mean, work like there's no tomorrow. Train. Strive. I mean, really train and cultivate your talent to...

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It's [music composition] the most effortless thing in the world because you don't do anything. I hate to say it like that, but it's the truth.

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When I see children, I see the face of God. That's why I love them so much. That's what I see.

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The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life.

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Stop this agony of wishing Play it out Don't think, don't hesitate Curving back within yourself Just create... Just create

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Please go for your dreams. Whatever your ideals, you can become whatever you want to become.

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The more passive one's life in the field, the greater the need to reverse the situation when one returns home, which is why the arcane and authoratative character of academic writing may be seen, to some...

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Never rush an emotion; everything in life has a rhythm, it is the pauses and silences that speak the truth.

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I can tell you there are rewards that go far beyond money and public acclaim and awards.

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Love, joy and peace for the world, that’s what I want...peace for the world and love.

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Start with the man in the mirror. Start with yourself. Dont be looking at all the other things. Start with you

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I love movies and I love art - and an architect is an entertainer, the guy who builds a rollercoaster is an entertainer. He knows where to build the slopes, and the big anticipation when you go up... He...

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Today we stand together all around the world, joined in a common purpose - to remake the planet into a haven of joy and understanding and goodness...

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In our darkest hour, in my deepest despair Will you still care? Will you be there? In my trials and my tribulations Through our doubts and frustrations In my violence, in my tribulence Through...

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The key to being a wonderful writer is not to write. You just get out of the way. Leave room for God to walk in the room. And when I write something that I know is right, I get on my knees and say 'thank...

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Truth always prevails. And I believe in that. I believe in God.

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I love my fans to pieces. They're with me. They get it, you know? They get what I'm saying.

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Most people don't know me, that is why they write such things in wich most is not true. I cry very very often because it hurts and I worry about the children, all my children all over the world, I live...

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My fans are activists they will fight with you to defend me.

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Real charity is giving from the heart without taking credit.

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Not the stars, not the farthest solar systems, not the millions of different species of animal life, but the child is the greatest of God's creations.

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I have been a vulnerable target for those who want money.

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In my business you cant trust anyone because you dont know whos your friend. Becoming successful means you become a prisoner

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I'll never let you part, for you're always in my heart

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You have to be loyal and true to one another, or your love will never last!

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How would I like to be remembered? As a person who came and brought light to the world, some escapism. Also as the voice for the voiceless children, because I love them.

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I am an Instrument of Nature..Love is my message..

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There are two kinds of music. One comes from the strings of a guitar, the other from the strings of the heart.

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Children are loving, they don't gossip, they don't complain, they're just openhearted. They're ready for you. They don't judge. They don't see things by way of color. They're very child-like. That's the...

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Heal the world, make it a better place,

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I love to read. I wish I could advise more people to read. There's a whole other world in books.

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I don't understand racism. We are all the same and I have the perfect hypothesis to prove it. I play to all those countries and they cry in all the same places in my show. They laugh in the same places....

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It's easy to say I love you with your mouth. But I like when people say I love you with their heart.

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I truly love my fans. Truly, truly from the heart. That's the real truth. I love them.

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The foundation of all human knowledge, the beginning of human consciousness, must be that each and every one of us is an object of love. Before you know if you have red hair or brown, before you know if...

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I prefer children because they are honest. They don't want anything from you other than to have fun. Adults have let me down. Adults have let the world down.

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I'm a gentleman, call me old fashioned if you want.

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It doesn't matter what blood or race or creed or color. Love is love and it breaks all boundaries and you just see it right away.

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Forever continue to love, heal and educate the children. The future shines on them.

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I love to create. I love to make magic. I love to create the unexpected.

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Music has been my outlet, my gift to all of the lovers in this world. Through it - my music, I know I will live forever.

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My deepest gratitude to the Creator for His gift to me...the joy I receive in creating my music.

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When you have seen the things I have seen and traveled all over the world, you would not be honest to yourself and the world to [look away].

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I'm willing to forgive the press, or forgive anybody, I was taught to love and forgive, which I do have in my heart.

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I promise to love and cherish each of my sweet-faced fans forever

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I can't ignore someone that's in need or is hurting. How can people just turn their heads from something like that.

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Look deep within yourself, and you'll find something amazing.

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They (children) are my teachers. I watch them and I learn. It is important for us to try and be like them and imitate them. They are golden.

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Culture changes, fashions change, customs change. Great music is immortal.

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I always enjoyed the feeling of being onstage - the magic that comes. When I hit the stage it’s like all of a sudden a magic from somewhere just comes and the spirit just hits you and you just...

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We can help the world live without fear. It is our only hope, and without hope we are lost.

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An artist should let his style evolve naturally, spontaneously.

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Being on stage is magic. There's nothing like it. You feel the energy of everybody who's out there. You feel it all over your body. When the lights hit you, it's all over, I swear it is.

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Together, we can make a change in the world. Together we can help to stop racism. Together we can help to stop prejudice. We can help the world live without fear. It is our only hope. And without hope...

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Study the greats and become greater

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We need Peace, We need Giving, We need Love, We need Unity.

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And the dream we were conceived in will reveal a joyful face... and the world we once believed in will shine again in grace. Then why do we keep strangling life wound this Earth, crucify its soul. Though...

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I believe in wishes and in a person's ability to make a wish come true, I really do. And a wish is more than a wish.. it's a goal that your conscience and subconscience can help make reality.

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Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye, but the dance lives on.

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We can program ourselves to be the person we want to be, whatever the subject matter is, live in it by a mental physical program - a system of learning and doing. Studying all the greats in that field...

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Before you Judge me, Try hard to Love me

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Magic is easy if you put your heart into it.

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I love the whole world of dance, because dancing is really the emotions through bodily movement. And however you feel, you just bring out the inner feeling through your mood...people don't think about...

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My goal in life is to give to the world what I was lucky to receive: the ecstasy of divine union through my music and my dance.

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On the brilliance of James Brown's dancing − and the frustrations of bad camera-work on dancers:cers: I think James Brown is a genius you know when he's with the Famous Flames, unbelievable. I used to...

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Just watching a girl can give me the best reason to smile. Girls are something very special and you got to treat them that way. That's why I always say don't stare right at a chick. She'll begin to fidget,...

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There's nothing that can't be done if we raise our voice as one.

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Consciousness expresses itself through creation. This world we live in is the dance of the creator. Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye but the dance lives on. On many an occasion when I am...

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I become the stars and the moon. I become the lover and the beloved. I become the victor and the vanquished. I become the master and the slave. I become the singer and the song. I become the knower and...

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When you're strong and good, then you're Bad.

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You know, don't judge a person, do not pass judgement, unless you have talked to them one on one.

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Loyalty is such a rare quality; but my fans are the most loyal in the world.

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It puts a smile on my face to see all the children, and all the teenagers, and the adults - the demographics - it makes my heart very, very happy. I love them. I love all the fans, very much.

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When it's allowed to be free, love is what makes life alive, joyful and new.

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My idea of magic doesn't have much to do with stage tricks and illusions. The whole world abounds in magic.

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I know a tree feels it when the wind blows through it. It probably goes, 'Chhhhhh, this is wonderful.' And that's how I feel when I'm singing some songs. It's wonderful.

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Escapism and wonder is influence. It makes you feel good, and that allows you to do things. You just keep on moving ahead, and you say, 'God, is this wonderful - do I appreciate it.'

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Remember,the press is a business: Newspapers and magazines are in business to make money - sometimes at the expense of accuracy, fairness and even the truth.

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Sensationalism seems to sell more than wonderful-positive news.

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When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true

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I'm Starting With The Man In The Mirror I'm Asking Him To Change His Ways And No Message Could Have Been Any Clearer If You Wanna Make The World A Better Place Take A Look At Yourself, And Then Make A...

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A song is a mantra, something you repeat over and over. We need peace, we need giving, we need love, we need unity. I want the whole world to sing this song.

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Heal the World, make it a better place, for you and for me and the entire human race, there are people dying, if you care enough for the living, make a better place for you and for me....

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Thinking is the biggest mistake a dancer could make. You have to feel.

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You can't hurt me, I found peace within myself.

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If politicians can't do it, I want to do it. We have to do it. Artists, put it in paintings. Poets, put it in poems, novels. That's what we have to do. And I think it's so important to save the world.

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Deep inside I feel that this world we live in is really a big, huge, monumental symphonic orchestra. I believe that in its primordial form, all of creation is sound and that it's not just random sound,...

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I'm a lover not a fighter.

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We can fly, you know. We just don't know how to think the right thoughts and levitate ourselves off the ground.

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Human knowledge consists not only of libraries of parchment and ink - it is also comprised of the volumes of knowledge that are written on the human heart, chiselled on the human soul, and engraved on...

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All of us are products of our childhood.

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They say that parenting is like dancing. You take one step, your child takes another.

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In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled...

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When children listen to music, they don't just listen. They melt into the melody and flow with the rhythm. Something inside starts to unfold its wings - soon the child and the music are one.

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I trembled to think of a world without stars. No guide for the sailor to trust at see, no jewels to dazzle our sense of beauty [...] But all around the globe, the air is so dirty and the lights from the...

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Sometimes the heart is so heavy that we turn away from it and forget that its throbbing is the wisest message of life, a wordless message that says, "Live, be, move, rejoice -- you are alive!" Without...

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I'm going to search for my star until I find it. It's hidden in the drawer of innocence, wrapped in a scarf of wonder.

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A star can never die. It just turns into a smile and melts back into the cosmic music, the dance of life.

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And that's what innocence is. It's simple and trusting like a child, not judgmental and committed to one narrow point of view. If you are locked into a pattern of thinking and responding, your creativity...

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Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.

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In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.

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When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.

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We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.

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People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.

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When I step out on stage in front of thousands of people, I don't feel that I'm being brave. It can take much more courage to express true feelings to one person. [...] In spite of the risks, the courage...

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Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.

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To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?

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Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?

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But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.

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Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.

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You can bring out your inner self and moods through dancing. Music does the same.

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We look high and low for God, but somehow He's not there. So we blame Him and tell ourselves that He must have forgotten us. Or else we decide that He left us long ago, if He was ever around." "How strange,"...

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Tell the angels no, I don’t wanna leave my baby alone I don’t want nobody else to hold you That’s a chance I’ll take Baby I’ll stay, Heaven can wait No, if the angels took me from this earth...

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The lyrics, the strings, the chords, everything comes at the moment like a gift that is put right into your head and that's how I hear it.

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Unconditional love is all you have. You can't overdose on love, you never can. It's a beautiful thing.

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I wake up from dreams and go, Wow, put this down on paper. The whole thing is strange. You hear the words, everything is right there in front of your face.

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I wake up from dreams and go, 'Wow, put this down on paper.' The whole thing is strange. You hear the words, everything is right there in front of your face. ... I am always writing a potpourri of music....

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We are the world, we are the children...

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I'm really very self-confident when it comes to my work. When I take on a project, I believe in it 100%. I really put my soul into it. I'd die for it. That's how I am.

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I always wanted to do music that influences and inspires each generation.

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I want my work to help people rediscover the child that's hiding in them.

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How many victims must that be? Slaughtered in vain across the land, And how many strugles must that be? Before we choose to live the profits plan Everybody sing- Every day create your History, Every path...

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If I'm not creating, I'm not as happy.

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Planet Earth, gentle and blue With all my heart, I love you. Dancing the Dream by Michael Jackson

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Love transcends international boundaries. It heals the wounds of racial hatred, prejudice, bigotry and ignorance.

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I just can't conceive of how a person could hate another because of skin color. I love every race on the planet earth.

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Don't be afraid to be different.

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I love to draw-pencil, ink pen-I love art. When I go on tour and visit museums in Holland, Germany or England-you know those huge paintings?-I'm just amazed. You don't think a painter could do something...

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Find your star and throw it up to heaven. You still have it, don't you?

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There's bits of my heart in different countries around the world in which I travel.

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I have a loving family, a strong faith and wonderful friends and fans who have, and continue, to support me.

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We need to put love back into the world remind the world that love is important. We're all one.

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I love to accent movement. The eye goes to where the white is - you know, the glove. And the feet, if you're dancing, you can put an exclamation point on your movement if it has a bit of light on it. So...

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When you want to be close to me, listen to the music. The love is stored there and will not die.

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The main thing that I hate the most is ignorance, like the prejudice problems of America. I know it is worse in some other countries. But I wish I could borrow, like from Venezuela or Trinidad, the real...

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They didn't trademark everything back then. Now someone farts and they put a TM after it. Even Miller Lite says 'A Fine Pilsner Beer' on the label. It is a crime.

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Nothing quenches the thirst like a wheat beer, or sharpens the appetite like an India pale ale. Nothing goes as well with seafood as a dry porter or stout, or accompanies chocolate like an imperial stout....

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So popular is beer, the world's best-selling alcoholic drink, that it is often taken for granted. Yet scientific analysis shows that a glass of beer has within it as many aromas and flavors as fine wine....

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To clink glasses of a freshly made, seasonal beer, preferably in a pub or garden, with friends and perhaps new acquaintances, is a ritual that makes every participant feel good. We may not rationalize...

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Xs were used because there was no mass literacy - a state we are rapidly approaching once more.

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Some miners would have 20 pints after a hard day in the mine. Now that we sit behind computers all day, this is down to 18 or 19 pints.

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Leinenkugels makes better beer now that Miller bought them. It will license insecure people to like craft beers.

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Before I would hurt a child, I would slit my wrists.

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I try to be kind and generous, and to give to people, and to do what I think God wants me to do.

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Of course, I believe in love. Its beautiful when it's right. My love life is like my music.

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Make love your weapon to overcome any evil

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I will never ever sell Neverland

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I don't like to see anybody hurt or suffer, especially children.

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I'm always Peter Pan in my heart

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I have spent my entire life helping millions of children across the world. I would never harm a child. It is unfortunate that some individuals have seen fit to come forward and make a complaint that is...

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I want people to hear or watch something I've done and feel that I've given it everything I've got.

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I know who I am inside and outside, and I know what I want to do. And I will always go with my dreams.

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The thing that I love most about being on stage is making people happy...It's my job to do that, and I enjoy it.

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If I could make anything disappear, it would be hate.

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Entertainment is about taking people away from the regular order of things when there is some chaos and pain and stress.

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How does it feel when you're alone and you're cold inside

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You try to be as original as you can be without thinking about statistics. You just go from the soul and from the heart.

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She's saying that's ok, Hey baby, do what you want I'll be your night lovin' thing I'll be the freak you can taunt And I don't care what you say I want to go too far I'll be your everything If you make...

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I love you all very; very much and I shall never, ever forget you, I promise.

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I love experienced people. I love people who are phenomenally talented. I love people who've worked so hard and been so courageous and are the leaders in their fields. For me to meet somebody like that...

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Always appreciate the gift of life! Be happy and have fun!

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With my music, with what I do, I would like to bring a light into the world.

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Children are the only ones who don't want anything of me.

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People need love. It’s the most powerful emotion in the world.

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Heal the world! Stop the hate. Lend a helping hand to those in need.

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Wherever you go, in every country, on every continent, people yearn and hunger for one thing: to love and be loved.

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I believe that through music we can help heal the world.

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I believe in doing better work. Just like the old saying, 'You don't get older, you get better'.

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As a wise man once said, 'If not us, then who; if not now, then when?'

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I think my image gets distorted in the public's mind. They don't get a clear or full picture of what I'm like, despite the press coverage I mentioned early. Mistruths are printed as fact, in some cases,...

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If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.

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Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.

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But I will never stop helping and loving people the way Jesus said to.

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It's a complete lie, why do people buy these papers? It's not the truth I'm here to say. You know, don't judge a person, do not pass judgement, unless you have talked to them one on one. I don't care what...

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Because parents have power over children. They feel they have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see him turn like this, this...

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I'm happy to be alive, I'm happy to be who I am.

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I'm never pleased with anything, I'm a perfectionist, it's part of who I am.

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The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.

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Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be loved.

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The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation.

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And I remember going to the record studio and there was a park across the street and I'd see all the children playing and I would cry because it would make me sad that I would have to work instead.

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People write negatives things, cause they feel that's what sells. Good news to them, doesn't sell.

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Why can't you share your bed? The most loving thing to do is to share your bed with someone. It's very charming. It's very sweet. It's what the whole world should do.

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I just wish I could understand my father.

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I'm a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity.

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I'm just like anyone. I cut and I bleed. And I embarass easily.

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You know, let's put it this way, if all the people in Hollywood who have had plastic surgery, if they went on vacation, there wouldn't be a person left in town.

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They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I - I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting.

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My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection.

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Everyone who knows me will know the truth, which is that my children come first in my life and that I would never harm any child.

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I was a veteran, before I was a teenager.

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Yeah, Wacko Jacko, where did that come from? Some English tabloid. I have a heart and I have feelings. I feel that when you do that to me. It's not nice.

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I will say again that I have never, and would never, harm a child. It sickens me that people have written untrue things about me.

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Michael Jackson

Just because it's in print doesn't mean it's the gospel.

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Michael Jackson

Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I'd hide my face in the dark, I wouldn't want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it...

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Michael Jackson

I love my family very much. I wish I could see them a little more often than I do. But we understand because we're a show business family and we all work.

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Michael Jackson

There were times when I had great times with my brothers, pillow fights and things, but I was, used to always cry from loneliness.

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Michael Jackson

I have a skin disorder that destroys the pigmentation of my skin, it's something that I cannot help, OK?

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Michael Jackson

I've helped many, many, many children, thousands of children, cancer kids, leukemia kids.

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Michael Jackson

Because I think every child star suffers through this period because you're not the cute and charming child that you were. You start to grow, and they want to keep you little forever.

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Michael Jackson

Me and Janet really are two different people.

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Michael Jackson

Because I wanted to have a place that I could create everything that I that I never had as a child. So, you see rides. You see animals. There's a movie theater.

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Michael Jackson

The Bee Gees who are brilliant, I just love great music.

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Michael Jackson

Please keep an open mind and let me have my day in court.

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Michael Jackson

Elizabeth Taylor is gorgeous, beautiful, and she still is today, I'm crazy about her.

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Michael Jackson

Everything that I love is behind those gates. We have elephants, and giraffes, and crocodiles, and every kind of tigers and lions. And - and we have bus loads of kids, who don't get to see those things....

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Michael Jackson

I rememeber one time we were getting ready to go to South America and everything was packed up and in the car ready to go and I hid and I was crying because I really did not want to go, I wanted to play....

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Michael Jackson

Well, you don't get to do things that other children get to do, having friends and slumber parties and buddies. There were none of that for me. I didn't have friends when I was little. My brothers were...

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Michael Jackson

Well Brooke, I've always liked her, and when I was little I used to stay with Diana Ross, me and my brothers stayed with her for years and I never said, but I always had a crush on her.

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Michael Jackson

Well, especially now I come to realize - and then - I would do my schooling which was three hours with a tutor and right after that I would go to the recording studio and record, and I'd record for hours...

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Michael Jackson

I don't understand why the press is so interested in speculating about my appearance, anyway. What does my face have to do with my music or my dancing?

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Michael Jackson

Needless to say, I love the interaction between the sexes; it is a natural part of life and I love women. I just think that when sex is used as a form of blackmail or power, it's a repugnant use of one...

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Michael Jackson

I think…to give. In the best way I can, through song and through dance and through music. I mean, I am committed to my art. I believe that all art has as its ultimate goal the union between the material...

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Michael Jackson

Love. Children are loving, they dont gossip, they dont complain, theyre just open-hearted. Theyre ready for you. They dont judge. They dont see things by way of color. Theyre very child-like. Thats the...

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Michael Jackson

Insult me all you want. Judge me as much as you want. Say what you think, everything you want. But one thing. Dont touch my fans.

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Michael Jackson

I know that the creator will go, but his work survives. That is why to escape death, I attempt to bind my soul to my work.

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Michael Jackson

I always want to do music that inspires or influences another generation. You want what you create to live, be it sculpture or painting or music. Like Michelangelo, he said, “I know the creator will...

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Michael Jackson

GRINNING, DUCKING MY HEAD FOR BALANCE, I START TO SPIN WILDLY AS I CAN. THAT IS MY FAVORITE DANCE, BECAUSE IT CONTAINS A SECRET. THE FASTER I TWIRL, THE MORE I AM STILL INSIDE. MY DANCE IS ALL MOTION...

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Michael Jackson

We only live once, since we are given the gift of life it should be our persistent endeavor to immortalize ourselves no matter what field of endeavor we choose.

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Michael Jackson

An artist’s imagination is his greatest tool

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Michael Jackson

I love Elizabeth Taylor. I'm inspired by her bravery. She has been through so much and she is a survivor. That lady has been through a lot and she's walked out of it on two feet. I identify with her very...

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Michael Jackson

In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope.

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Michael Jackson

Never ask for 'a beer.'

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Michael Jackson

Beer may cause you to digress - and lead a happier life.

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Michael Jackson

I'm interested in making a path instead of following a trail, and that's what I want to do in life - in everything I do.

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Michael Jackson

I believe I'm one of the loneliest people in the world.

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Michael Jackson

I don't care if the whole world is against you or teasing you or saying you are not gonna make it. Believe in yourself, no matter what.

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Michael Jackson

Live, be, move, rejoice -- you are alive! Without the heart's wise rhythm, we could not exist.

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Michael Jackson

Live, be, move, rejoice -- you are alive!

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Michael Jackson

Don't you believe what you read.

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Michael Jackson

You ain't seen nothing yet, and the best is yet to come.

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Michael Jackson

Just because you read it in a magazine or see it on a TV screen doesn't make it factual. To buy it is to feed it.

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Michael Jackson

I do think that marriage can be a wonderful thing if it's the right thing for the two people involved. I believe in love - very much so - how can you not believe after you've experienced it? I believe...

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Michael Jackson

A perfectionist has to take his time,

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Michael Jackson

I'm not a comedian. I'm not a show host. I'm a musician. That's why I've turned down offers to host the Grammy Awards and the American Music Awards. Is it really entertaining for me to get up there and...

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Michael Jackson

I totally enjoy what I'm doing and bringing joy into people's lives. To me, and if I can bring one second of joy into a child or a grown-up's life, then I have achieved my lifetime ambition.

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Michael Jackson

There's a Mother's Day and there's a Father's Day, but there's no Children's Day. It would mean a lot. World peace.

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Michael Jackson

The idea is to take it a step forward and innovate. Or else why am I doing it? I don't want to be just another can in the assembly line. I want to create - do something that is totally different and unusual.

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Michael Jackson

I've seen lawyers who don't represent me and spokespeople who do not know me speaking for me. These characters always seem to surface with dreadful allegations just as another project, an album, a video...

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Michael Jackson

They scream, they cry, they love, they support, they defend, they listen. My fans are everything.

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Michael Jackson

My fans truly are a part of me, we share something that most people will never experience.

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Michael Jackson

Some friends, you only see them when the sun shines.. My fans sustained me even in dark days. I owe them everything.

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Michael Jackson

My heart and prayers go out to every individual

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Michael Jackson

I used to dream I used to glance beyond the stars Now I don't know where we are although I know we've drifted far What about yesterday What about the seas The heavens are falling down I can't even...

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Michael Jackson

Be like children , Not childish BUT childlike.

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Michael Jackson

I am bewildered at the length to which people will go to portray me so negatively,

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Michael Jackson

I want to tell the children of the world, you are all our children, each one of you is my child and I love you all.

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Michael Jackson

I'm not trying to be philosophical, but I really think it's my job to help children. And I don't care if people laugh.

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Michael Jackson

I believe in my heart that the music community will come together as one and rally to the aid of thousands of innocent victims, ... There is a tremendous need for relief dollars right now and through this...

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Michael Jackson

No one should judge what I've done with my life, not unless they've been in my shoes every horrible day and every sleepless night.

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Michael Jackson

I was taught to be Biblical: “Forgive them for they know not what they do.

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Michael Jackson

I appreciate all my fans, on all occasions, everyday of my life. Its your presence & your loyalty that has given me great strength

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Michael Jackson

I believe in the Bible and I try to follow the Bible. I know I'm an imperfect person, I'm not making myself out to be an angel. Because I'm not an angel & I'm not a devil either. I try to be the best I...

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Michael Jackson

Wherever you go - in every country, or in every continent, people yearn and hunger for only one thing, to love and be loved. Love transcends international boundaries and heals the wounds of hatred, racial,...

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Michael Jackson

I look at things and try to imagine what is possible and then hope to surpass those boundaries.

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Michael Jackson

Holding on to love is not wrong, but you need to learn to hold it lightly, caressingly. Let it fly when it wants. When it's allowed to be free, love is what makes life alive, joyful, and new. As long as...

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Michael Jackson

I don't think I'm better than other people, I think I'm different from other people, because I do different things.

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Michael Jackson

People think they know me, but they don`t. Not really. Actually, I am one of the loneliest people on this earth. I cry sometimes, because it hurts. It does. To be honest, I guess you could say that it...

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Michael Jackson

My mission is healing, pure and simple.

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Michael Jackson

I love great music - it has no color, it has no boundaries.

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Michael Jackson

I'm a person of the arts. I love the arts very, very, very much. And ah, I'm a musician, I'm a director, I'm a writer, I'm a composer, I'm a producer, and I love the medium. I love film very, very much....

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Michael Jackson

What I enjoy most about performing is making people happy. Just to make a person smile means more to me than anything.

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Michael Jackson

It's been my dream since I was a child to somehow unite people of the world through love and music.

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Michael Jackson

Being a world traveler, I'm touched and moved by everything that happens, especially to children. It gets me emotionally sick and I go through a lot of pain when I see that type of pain. I can't pretend...

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Michael Jackson

One of the best moments is right here (during History Tour in Copenhagen, on his birthday in 1997). Right here. It’s right in the middle of the show and it’s my birthday and I’m thousands of miles...

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Michael Jackson

Oh, no, I think I'd die on my own. I'd be so lonely. Even at home, I'm lonely. I sit in my room and sometimes cry. It is so hard to make friends, and there are some things you can't talk to your parents...

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Michael Jackson

I'm totally at home on the stage. That's where I live. That's where I was born. That's where I'm safe.

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Michael Jackson

Be the best at what you do. Get to know more about your field than anybody alive.

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Michael Jackson

I just want to bring the world together. Togetherness is what I want for this planet.

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Michael Jackson

Prejudice is taught. If the world were full of only children, it would be a much better place.

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Michael Jackson

I happen to be colorblind. Racism is not my motto. One day, I strongly expect every color to love as one family.

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Michael Jackson

God has always been in my heart and a part of my life and my familys lives. It is through Him that we draw our strength.

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Michael Jackson

The distortion of the truth bothers me.

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Michael Jackson

The deeper I go into myself, the stronger I become, because I realize that my real self is much bigger than any fear.

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Michael Jackson

No matter what you do, give it everything you have. Be the best, not the second best.

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Michael Jackson

When the body breaks down and you start to wrinkle, I think it's so bad,

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Michael Jackson

I say, ‘You should blanket me’ or ‘you should blanket her’, meaning like a blanket is a blessing. It’s a way of showing love and caring.

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Michael Jackson

For me, Love is something very pure.

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Michael Jackson

Love is the human family’s most precious legacy. Its richest bequest. Its golden inheritance.

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Michael Jackson

You never know how long you have with someone, so don’t forget to say I love you while you can.

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Michael Jackson

To me, ballads are special, because you can have a pop song that’ll be know for three weeks and then you’ll hear nothing else about it. Nobody else will record it and it’ll just be gone. But if you...

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Michael Jackson

When you have a special gift you don’t realize it because you think everyone else has the same gift.

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Michael Jackson

You can always dream, and your dreams can come true. But you have to make them come true

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Michael Jackson

Before you judge me, ask me about my childhood. And I will ask you about yours.

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Michael Jackson

I go around the world dealing with running and hiding... I can't take a walk in the park . I can't go to the store... I have to hide in the room. You feel like you're in prison.

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Michael Jackson

When you know something is wrong for you, you have to make difficult decisions and trust your instincts.

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Michael Jackson

I believe we are powerful but we don't use our minds to full capacity. Your mind is powerful enough to help you attain whatever you want.

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Michael Jackson

Change is inevitable and always good in one sense or the other.

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Michael Jackson

I used to dream. I used to glance beyond the stars. Now I don't know where we are Although I know we've drifted far!

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Michael Jackson

I think God outdid Himself when He created children.

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Michael Jackson

I'm trying to imitate Jesus in the fact that he said to be like children, to love children, to be as pure as children and to make yourself as innocent and to see the world through eyes of wonderment and...

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Michael Jackson

God created animals. And they’re loving; they’re beautiful. I feel the way (anthropologist) Jane Goodall does or any of those naturalists. I don’t find my interest in animals weird or strange at...

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Michael Jackson

Like the Bible says. A child should be leader of them all, and to be led by that kind of innocence. Didnt Jesus say bring on the children? Be like the children. Not childish, but child-like. That...

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Michael Jackson

With just a little love and a little caring, I have seen kids totally turn around. Where you can't find any cancer at all anymore in their body. I've done it a lot of times. I'm not trying to say I'm Jesus...

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Michael Jackson

Life songs of ages, throbbing in my blood, have danced the rhythm of the tide and flood.

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Michael Jackson

I’m just a person who wants to be honest and do good, make people happy and give them the greatest sense of escapism through the talent God has given me. That’s where my heart is, that’s all I want...

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Michael Jackson

Each day I take time out to study the Bible, no matter where I am. The teachings of the Bible have added a new dimension to my life. It, somehow, makes me whole.

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Michael Jackson

I never have felt that people should feel that they are better than others, simply because they just happen to possess a larger share of material items and monetary wealth than others less fortunate. I...

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Michael Jackson

Wherever you go, man-made things are man-made, but you’ve got to get out and see God’s beauty of the world.

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Michael Jackson

Follow the Golden Rule. Be kind to your neighbors, love them as much as you would love yourself, do unto others....

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Michael Jackson

Your thoughts are as free as any bird

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Michael Jackson

The magic, the wonder, the mystery and the innocence of a childs heart are the seeds of creativity that will heal the world. I really believe that. What we need to learn from children isnt childish. Being...

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Michael Jackson

It all begins with forgiveness, because to heal the world, we first have to heal ourselves. And to heal the kids, we first have to heal the child within, each and every one of us.

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Michael Jackson

Those who criticize. They desire our blood, not our pain. But still I must achieve. I must seek truth in all things. I must endure for the Power I was sent forth. For the world. For the children. But have...

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Michael Jackson

As corny as it sounds, natural highs are the greatest highs in the world. The stars, the mountains, children, babies smiling are just magic.

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Michael Jackson

I wasn't aware that the world thought I was so weird and bizarre. But when you grow up, like I did, in front of 100 million people since the age of 5, you're automatically different.

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Michael Jackson

In times like these, we need each other. We must bond together in spirit and in service.

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Michael Jackson

You want what you create to live, and I give my all in my work because I want it to live.

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Michael Jackson

I love trees I have this thing for trees and the colors & changing of leaves. I love it I respect these kinds of things.

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Michael Jackson

James Brown, Ray Charles, Jackie Wilson, Chuck Berry and Little Richard - I think they had strong influences on a lot of people, because these were the guys who really got rock'n'roll going. I like to...

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Michael Jackson

I wouldn't say I was sexy! But I guess that's fine if that's what they say. I like that in concert. That's neat.

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Michael Jackson

I'm never satisfied with what I do. I always think I can do it a lot better.

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Michael Jackson

No! Once the music plays, it creates me. The instruments move me, through me, they control me. Sometimes I'm uncontrollable and it just happens - boom, boom, boom! - once it gets inside you.

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Michael Jackson

Martin Bashir persuaded me to trust him, that his would be an honest and fair portrayal of my life and told me that he was the man that turned Dianas life around.

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Michael Jackson

Success definitely brings on loneliness. People think you're lucky, that you have everything. They think you can go anywhere and do anything, but that's not the point. One hungers for the basic stuff.

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Michael Jackson

It all went by so fast, didn't it? I wish I could do it all over again, I really do.

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Michael Jackson

I just want to say to fans in every corner of the earth, every nationality, every race, every language: I love you from the bottom of my heart. I would love your prayers and your goodwill, and please be...

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Michael Jackson

I've been in the entertainment industry since I was six-years-old ... As Charles Dickens says, 'It's been the best of times, the worst of times.' But I would not change my career ... While some have made...

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Michael Jackson

Please, I don't want anybody to think I'm starving, I'm not. My health is perfect, actually.

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Michael Jackson

I made a terrible mistake. I got caught up in the excitement of the moment. I would never intentionally endanger the lives of my children. I love my children. I was holding my son tight. Why would I throw...

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Michael Jackson

To give someone a piece of your heart, is worth more than all the wealth in the world.

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Michael Jackson

Look who's standing if you please, 'though you tried to bring me to my knees.

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Michael Jackson

But they told me a man should be faithful, and walk when not able, and fight till the end but I'm only Human.

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Michael Jackson

Everyone's Taking Control Of Me Seems That The World's Got A Role For Me I'm So Confused Will You Show To Me You'll Be There For Me And Care Enough To Bear Me

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Michael Jackson

Yeah, they are loyal, women. They have been loyal. They are activists. They will fight you about me.

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Michael Jackson

Songwriting is a very frustrating art form. You have to get on tape exactly what's playing inside your head

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Michael Jackson

I never think about themes. I let the music create itself. I like it to be a potpourri of all kinds of sounds, all kinds of colors, something for everybody, from the farmer in Ireland to the lady who scrubs...

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Michael Jackson

I'm a strong person. I'm a warrior and I know what is inside of me.

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Michael Jackson

Be humble, believe in yourself, and have the love of the world in your heart.

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Michael Jackson

you give me fever from miles around ill pick you up in my car and well paint the toown

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Michael Jackson

If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, and make a change.

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Michael Jackson

Say Say Say What you want But don't play games With my affection Take take take What you need But don't leave me With no direction

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Michael Jackson

Ain't no mountain that I can't climb, baby

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Michael Jackson

Before you judge me , try hard to love me , look within your heart Then ask , - have you seen my childhood ?

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Michael Jackson

The most loving thing to do is to share your bed with someone.

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Michael Jackson

Remember my strong advice; just remember to always think twice.

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