Miguel quotes

  • I believe dreams represent the purest form of fantasy we unleash through our subconscious. They represent the truest freedom we can experience. Totally unrepressed and totally creative.
    -- Miguel

    #Dream #Believe #Creative

  • The Master lives within everyone. When you give food to the one who is starving, when you give water to the one who is thirsty, when you cover the one who is cold, you give your love to the Master.
    -- Miguel

    #Giving #Water #Cold

  • There is no recollection which time does not put an end to, and no pain which death does not remove.
    -- Miguel

    #Pain #Doe #Ends

  • Historically, black music has influenced other cultures and other genres and created other genres.
    -- Miguel

    #Other Cultures #Black #Culture

  • I associate creativity with independent music.
    -- Miguel

    #Creativity #Independent

  • Art is based on emotion, but being macho is based on ego; the wall protecting that emotion.
    -- Miguel

    #Art #Wall #Ego

  • I feel like R&B as a genre has become a caricature of itself.
    -- Miguel

    #Genre #Feels #Caricatures

  • I can write hundreds of songs on simple power chords.
    -- Miguel

    #Song #Writing #Simple

  • I could speak Spanish fluently growing up, but I'm so out of practice, and I have such a tremendous respect for songwriting in the Spanish language.
    -- Miguel

    #Growing Up #Practice #Language

  • I have this propensity to just come out and say things. That's how I am in real life.
    -- Miguel

    #Real #Real Life #Propensity

  • I just think that Jack White is the consummate artist - an artist's artist. I'm a huge fan.
    -- Miguel

    #Thinking #Artist #White

  • I mean, there's plenty of artists who are making R&B music, but because of their ethnicity, it's considered something else.
    -- Miguel

    #Mean #Artist #Ethnicity

  • I think my style as far as vocal delivery and even down to the pronunciation of certain words is so deliberate.
    -- Miguel

    #Thinking #Style #Certain

  • I think at any point, as an artist, whatever the medium - just having an audience means the world.
    -- Miguel

    #Mean #Thinking #Artist

  • I don't think I live the lifestyle that's expected of a quote unquote R&B artist. I'm just not that dude.
    -- Miguel

    #Live Life #Thinking #Artist

  • A lot of people forget that R&B put hip-hop on, R&B put rock on.
    -- Miguel

    #Rocks #People #Hip Hop

  • The extremes of who I'd love to be onstage are David Bowie, Prince, and, I don't know, Bjork.
    -- Miguel

    #Bowie #Extremes

  • The manifestation of the disease of fear is anger, hate, sadness, envy, and hypocrisy; the result of the disease is all the emotions that make humans suffer.
    -- Miguel

    #Hate #Sadness #Envy

  • For me, the creative process for me always starts in a personal place. I step away from my iPod or any records or CDs.
    -- Miguel

    #Cds #Ipods #Creative

  • I'm a nice guy, but I like to get into trouble.
    -- Miguel

    #Nice #Guy #Nice Guy

  • 'SNL' is probably one of the premiere outlets that a musician can perform on that isn't obviously a music outlet.
    -- Miguel

    #Musician #Snl #Outlets

  • Travel aesthetics should be just as comfortable and practical as they are fashionable.
    -- Miguel

    #Should #Fashionable #Aesthetics

  • I feel that as artists - whatever your medium is - I feel that we're watching what goes on around us and we take what we don't see, or we don't hear, or we don't feel and we do something that speaks of it; more about it, for it, or against it - whatever our perspective is - that's what our job is.
    -- Miguel

    #Jobs #Artist #Perspective

  • When I'm a part of someone else's creative process, it's all about facilitating their ideas and hopefully bringing their perspective and making it a part of a song.
    -- Miguel

    #Song #Ideas #Perspective

  • PERSONAL IMPORTANCE or taking things personally, is an expression of SELFISHNESS because we make the assumption that everything is about ME!! NOTHING PEOPLE DO IS BECAUSE OF YOU!! IT'S BECAUSE OF THEMSELVES!!
    -- Miguel

    #Expression #People #Selfishness

  • You only know that you’re in love when you suffer.
    -- Miguel

    #Suffering

  • When I was coming up, I just wanted to play baseball and I'm doing what I love to do most. How can I feel pressure doing what I love to do?
    -- Miguel

    #Baseball #Play #Pressure

  • Just as eunuchs will never know aesthetics as applied to the selection of beautiful women, so neither will pure rationalists ever know ethics, nor will they ever succeed in defining happiness, for happiness is a thing that is lived and felt, not a thing that is reasoned or defined.
    -- Miguel

    #Beautiful #Succeed #Defining

  • Which not peace for the man who is forced to go to war, for he will find his peace. But wish peace for the man who goes to war willingly, for he will never find his peace.
    -- Miguel

    #Fear #War #Men

  • It doesn’t matter how much you love someone, you are never going to be what that person wants you to be.
    -- Miguel

    #Want #Matter #Persons

  • If you take your happiness and put it in someone’s hands, sooner or later, she is going to break it. If you give your happiness to someone else, she can always take it away. Then if happiness can only come from inside of you and is the result of your love, you are responsible for your happiness.
    -- Miguel

    #Love You #Hands #Giving

  • That is why every brother and sister will react differently according to how they learn to defend themselves and adapt to different circumstances. When our parents are constantly fighting, when there is disharmony, disrespect, and lies, we learn the emotional way of being like them.
    -- Miguel

    #Brother #Lying #Fighting

  • The one who has the little need is the one who controls the whole relationship. You can see this dynamic so clearly because usually in every relationship there is one who loves the most and the other who doesn’t love, who only takes advantage of the one who gives his or her heart. You can see the way they manipulate each other, their actions and reactions, and they are just like the provider and the drug addict.
    -- Miguel

    #Heart #Giving #Drug

  • They are living in the moment. They are not ashamed of the past; they are not worried about the future. Little children express what they feel, and they are not afraid to love.
    -- Miguel

    #Children #Past #Live In The Moment

  • If you look at any religious description of hell, it is the same as human society, the way we dream. Hell is a place of suffering, a place of fear, a place of war and violence, a place of judgment and no justice, a place of punishment that never ends.
    -- Miguel

    #Dream #Religious #War

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