Prince quotes

  • Grandparenthood is a unique moment in anyone's life, as countless kind people have told me in recent months, so I am enormously proud and happy to be a grandfather for the first time and we are eagerly looking forward to seeing the baby in the near future.
    -- Prince

    #Baby #Unique #People

  • When you don't talk down to your audience, then they can grow with you. I give them a lot of credit to be able to hang with me this long, because I've gone through a lot of changes, but they've allowed me to grow, and thus we can tackle some serious subjects and try to just be better human beings, all of us.
    -- Prince

    #Giving #Long #Trying

  • Real music lovers are actually my favourite kind of people because they like to know, rather than just be told what to think.
    -- Prince

    #Real #Thinking #People

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #America #Hip Hop #Focus

  • Act your age, not your shoe size.
    -- Prince

    #Shoes #Age #Size

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Reflection #People #Wish

  • Cool means being able to hang with yourself. All you have to ask yourself is 'Is there anybody I`m afraid of? Is there anybody who if I walked into a room and saw, I`d get nervous?' If not, then you`re cool.
    -- Prince

    #Mean #Rooms #Saws

  • There's something about having people around you giving you support that is - it's motivating, and once I got that support from people then I believed I could do anything.
    -- Prince

    #Giving #People #Support

  • The key to longevity is to learn every aspect of music that you can.
    -- Prince

    #Music #Keys #Aspect

  • Sometimes it takes years for a person to become an overnight success.
    -- Prince

    #Years #Sometimes #Overnight Success

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

    #Beautiful #New Beginnings #Blessing

  • There’s a lot of times that both myself and my brother wish, obviously, that we were just completely normal.
    -- Prince

    #Brother #Wish #Normal

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Country #Home #Fighting

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

    #Groove

  • I really believe in finding new ways to distribute my music.
    -- Prince

    #Believe #Way #Findings

  • No child is bad from the beginning, they just imitate their atmosphere.
    -- Prince

    #Children #Atmosphere

  • A strong spirit transcends rules
    -- Prince

    #Strong #Spirit #Strong Spirit

  • I just want your extra time and your.......... Kiss
    -- Prince

    #Kissing #Want #Extras

  • How can you just leave me standing? Alone in a world that's so cold? (So cold) Maybe I'm just too demanding, Maybe I'm just like my father too bold.Maybe you're just like my mother She's never satisfied (She's never satisfied) Why do we scream at each other? This is what it sounds like when doves cry.
    -- Prince

    #Mother #Father #World

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Crazy #Want #Littles

  • I’m still very much a kid inside myself.
    -- Prince

    #Kids #Stills

  • If you see a man opening a car door for a woman, it means one of two things: it's either a new woman or a new car!
    -- Prince

    #Mean #Men #Doors

  • The Internet's completely overThe Internet's like MTV. At one time MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated. 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.
    -- Prince

    #Mtv #Numbers #Gadgets

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Answers #Causes #Misery

  • Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.
    -- Prince

    #Compassion #Action #Boundaries

  • The voice that U hear is the alchemy of Ur mind.
    -- Prince

    #Voice #Mind #Alchemy

  • Don't hate me because I'm fabulous
    -- Prince

    #Hate #Fabulous #Hate Me

  • The internet is completely over.
    -- Prince

    #Internet

  • Like books and black lives - albums still matter. Tonight and always.
    -- Prince

    #Book #Black #Tonight

  • At one time, MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated.
    -- Prince

    #Mtv #Hips #Outdated

  • I do enjoy running down a ditch full of mud, firing bullets. It’s the way I am. I love it.
    -- Prince

    #Running #Bullets #Way

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Hero #Judging #People

  • When I found out that there was eight Presidents before George Washington, I wanted to smack somebody.
    -- Prince

    #Eight #President #Found

  • Love isn't love until it's past.
    -- Prince

    #Love #Past #Love Is

  • When everyone recognizes Jehovah's name, then everyone will be happy because everyone will know what to do and how to do it.
    -- Prince

    #Names #Jehovah

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Hurtful #World #Add

  • Now where I come from We don't let society Tell us how it's supposed to be Our clothes, our hair We don't care It's all about being there Everybody's going Uptown That's where I wanna be Uptown Set your mind free.
    -- Prince

    #Clothes #Hair #Mind

  • C'mon everybody, yeah, this is your life I'm talking about a revolution we gotta organize We don't need no segregation, we don't need no race New age revelation, I think we got a case. I'm OK as long as u are here with me Sexuality is all we ever need.
    -- Prince

    #Thinking #Race #Talking

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Girl #Sex #Magazines

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Taken #Hair #Profound

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Real #Space #Thrill

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Girlfriend #Fun #Home

  • 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
    -- Prince

    #Lonely #Morning #Rain

  • I ain't got no money - But I'm rich on personality
    -- Prince

    #Personality #Rich #No Money

  • You can judge the success of a man by his bodyguards!
    -- Prince

    #Men #Judging #Bodyguard

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

    #People #Who You Are

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Brother #Animal #Past

  • I'm a Jehovah's Witness.
    -- Prince

    #Jehovah #Witness

  • When i want to hear new music, i make it
    -- Prince

    #Want

  • Why party like it is 1999 when you can party like it is your birthday?
    -- Prince

    #Birthday #Party

  • But life is just a party, and parties weren't meant to last.
    -- Prince

    #Party #Lasts #Life Is

  • Money won't buy you happiness, but it'll pay for the search
    -- Prince

    #Pay

  • Hard to say what's right when all I wanna do is wrong.
    -- Prince

    #Music #Temptation #Morality

  • There's this thing called compulsory licensing law that allows artists through the record companies to take your music at will without your permission.
    -- Prince

    #Artist #Law #Records

  • 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?
    -- Prince

    #Clothes #Dancing #Singing

  • Time is a mind construct. It's not real.
    -- Prince

    #Real #Mind #Constructs

  • I’ve grown up, everyone’s got to grow up. But there’s something inside me, I’m always going to have that little sort of - how do you say? - child streak.
    -- Prince

    #Children #Growing Up #Littles

  • There's a dark side to everything.
    -- Prince

    #Dark #Sides #Dark Side

  • Look, you see those groups talkin' about negativity and anger, and they'd do that for two albums, and then you'd see them change up. I knew they couldn't do a Kurt Cobain on their whole career. You can't stay like that all the time. It's like when Hammer tried to go gangster. You can't be something that you're not.
    -- Prince

    #Change #Careers #Two

  • I’ve longed for kids since I was very, very young.
    -- Prince

    #Kids #Young

  • I have a writing addiction.
    -- Prince

    #Writing #Addiction

  • Michael Jackson's album was only called Bad because there wasn't enough room on the sleeve for Pathetic.
    -- Prince

    #Albums #Rooms #Enough

  • 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.
    -- Prince

    #Girl #Sexy #Feet

  • I want to win, so sometimes I get a little overanxious.
    -- Prince

    #Winning #Want #Littles

  • As long as I do not take myself too seriously I should not be too badly off.
    -- Prince

    #Long #Should

  • All realities, all dimensions are open to me!
    -- Prince

    #Reality #Dimensions

  • Trees are worth more alive than dead
    -- Prince

    #Tree #Alive

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