52+ Best Khalid Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Khalid Donnel Robinson is an American singer and songwriter. Profoundly inspirational Khalid quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Khalid Quotes

I feel like baggy pants are cool. — Khalid

If you don’t text your relationship partner – even if you just saw them in person – it’s like you’re doing something wrong. — Khalid

I got joked on. You had people saying I was stupid, that I was lame, that I was feminine, this and that. I was like, ‘OK, but I’m still gonna be successful, and you’re not.’ — Khalid

When I started writing, I said, ‘I don’t know how to do this. I don’t know if it sounds good.’ Coming from being an underdog or being told that something wasn’t for you over and over repeatedly, it took a lot out of me. It took a lot of my self-confidence. — Khalid

It wasn’t like I was specifically wanting to write songs about technology. It’s just what I lived, what I was experiencing growing up. — Khalid

I wrote ‘Saved’ as a form of therapy to get over the fact that I had moved and lost so much of myself. — Khalid

I’m an African-American man with an Afro who isn’t your typical athlete – who wasn’t as masculine as other guys. — Khalid

It’s my job to accept my youth, to spread my story, to let people know who I am as an individual, because there’s so many people who are blinded and think less of me because of my skin color. — Khalid

I would classify myself as an individual. That’s what I try to stay true with – being myself, 100 percent. — Khalid

Once you’re comfortable with the way that you’re dressing, you express yourself a lot more, and you’re just able to have a lot more fun. — Khalid

With ‘Location’ and all the other songs around it, my music turned into therapy for others. And that’s something I really love and am blown away by. — Khalid

My mom and I, we have trust within each other because at one time in our lives, we were kind of all that we had, you know? My mom had me, and I had her. — Khalid

I’ve been singing since I could talk correctly. — Khalid

I’d love to collaborate with Frank Ocean. He’s one of my favorite artists of all time. — Khalid

I’ve got to thank the city of El Paso for standing behind me. — Khalid

To be recognized and accepted by my musical peers is truly an honor. — Khalid

I was told I wasn’t good enough, but I just chose not to listen. — Khalid

I try to take all of my experiences in and not take anything for granted. — Khalid

I gotta spread all this love that I have for myself, I gotta spread it to everybody else, because my positivity is going to change at least one person’s day a day, and that’s all that matters to me. — Khalid

You’re not a real fan if you don’t know how to say my name. — Khalid

There’s been a time where I was like, I wanna be a folk singer; no, I wanna sing soul. I want to sing classical music. I want to sing R&B. I want to be on Broadway. I just wanna sing. Whatever comes out of my mouth, that’s what I want to do. — Khalid

I’m a regular guy, and I don’t want anyone to look at me as being superior or having a God complex or anything like that, you know? I don’t want to walk around like I know everything, because I have so much more room to improve. — Khalid

Falling in love in high school and falling out of love – it’s very digital. I’ve had breakups where they’ve called me to tell me we were done, and I’ve gotten a lot of text messages from an old girlfriend letting me know how she felt about me after we had ended everything. — Khalid

I suffer from anxiety, moments of depression. I’m in my head so much, and I’m thinking so much, I’m playing a tug-of-war within my mind. — Khalid

In my home, we listened to music all the time. I was raised through music, and I’ve been interested in it since I was three. — Khalid

I would never have been able to find my voice if I didn’t have music education. — Khalid

Being vulnerable was difficult for me at first because I’ve said things in my songs about how I felt that I never told anybody. — Khalid

The first songs I made brought me to the Grammys. I was a five-times nominated teenager off voice memos and songs that were clearly recorded off different mics. — Khalid

For me, love is endless, and love has no age limit. — Khalid

What really keeps me grounded is my fans and the way that I connect with them. — Khalid

I always try to be nice. I never want to be that person that anyone perceives as being rude or disrespectful, ’cause that’s not me at all. — Khalid

It’s crazy that people are looking to me as a symbol like, ‘Oh, he’s the voice of the youth. He’s this and this and that.’ I feel like there’s a lot of pressure that comes with it, when people look to you as the face of something. — Khalid

I’ve felt like an outcast most of my life, being in multiple high schools and being a military child. — Khalid

I’ve met so many new fans and amazing people while traveling to new cities and locations throughout 2017 in support of my album ‘American Teen.’ — Khalid

Kendrick Lamar deserves a Grammy. He’s one of the biggest, most influential rappers of my generation. — Khalid

I use my clothing choices as a way to express how I feel. — Khalid

My mom is my biggest inspiration by far. She inspires me on a daily basis. I remember hearing her sing around the house, and I was like, ‘Mom, you belong on TV. You’re a superstar.’ — Khalid

Positivity, confidence, and persistence are key in life, so never give up on yourself. — Khalid

Combing your hair after a long time is terrible. — Khalid

I just love matching sets. Tops and bottoms that are the same color are awesome to me, because you can get them in so many different colors – neon colors. — Khalid

Being timeless means you can listen to something when you’re feeling a certain way, and it still has that same power as it did when you listened to the record for the first time. Timeless is abnormal. It sticks out. It can’t be recreated. — Khalid

I was very confused with where my life was heading, but I knew that whatever I did, music was going to be involved. — Khalid

And even though I’m famous, I still go through things that young people go through. — Khalid

My mom raised a self-aware kid. I wasn’t like the typical alpha male. I wasn’t afraid to sing, you know? I wasn’t afraid to be in musicals. — Khalid

I’m really excited about what the future holds and to grow as an individual and as an artist. — Khalid

Uzi is insanely good and super creative. — Khalid

As an artist, I never want to be a moment. I want to be a legacy, and I want my music to touch people for years to come. — Khalid

My peers inspire me, especially being a newer artist. — Khalid

A lot of people think teenagers haven’t gone through anything in their lives – they’re not even 20 years old yet. But a twenty-something can go through the same type of experience or heartbreak that a 50-year-old can go through, so why does age matter? — Khalid

I can’t play an instrument to save my life. But when I’m creating, and when I’m making music, I feel like I’m the head of the orchestra, and I’m just waving my wand, and something is created. — Khalid

I feel like we go through different stages of love. When you get a little bit older, love starts to feel different, but you see that love has always been there. — Khalid

Even though I was super personal with ‘American Teen,’ I want to tap in and not just tell my own stories but tell the stories of other people – so that I can help as many people as possible. — Khalid

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