99+ Best Prince Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Prince Rogers Nelson was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, actor, and filmmaker. Profoundly inspirational Prince quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Prince Quotes

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

Most people don’t want to talk about politics and religion. They say, ‘Let’s talk about something else.’ – Prince

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

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

Money won’t buy you happiness, but it’ll pay for the search. – Prince

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! – Prince

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

The only thing I could think of – because I really don’t like categories – but the only thing I could think of is inspirational, and I think music that is from the heart falls right into that category. – Prince

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

Trees are worth more alive than dead – Prince

Repetition is beautiful. – Prince

Hard to say what’s right when all I wanna do is wrong. – Prince

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

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

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

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

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

I try not to repeat myself. It’s the hardest thing in the world to do — there are only so many notes one human being can master. . – Prince

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

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

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

Record contracts are just like – I’m gonna say the word, slavery. – Prince

I don’t believe in singles. The singles market has changed. I am trying to get back to the old days of releasing albums at will, like Star Wars coming out again. – Prince

Minor keys and drugs don’t make a roller skate jam. – Prince

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

There’s a dark side to everything. – Prince

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

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. – Prince

A real friend or mentor isn’t on your payroll. – Prince

When i want to hear new music, i make it – Prince

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. – Prince

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

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

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

Don’t hate me because I’m fabulous – Prince

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

I ain’t got no money – But I’m rich on personality – Prince

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

All realities, all dimensions are open to me! – Prince

Love isn’t love until it’s past. – Prince

God’s a funky little dude because everyone’s looking for Him and no one can find Him. – Prince

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

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. – Prince

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. – Prince

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

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

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

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. – Prince

Ownership, that’s what you give your kids. That’s your legacy. – Prince

Compassion is an action word with no boundaries. – Prince

But life is just a party, and parties weren’t meant to last. – Prince

There’s always a rainbow at the end of every rain. – Prince

Cool means being able to hang with yourself. All you have to ask yourself is ‘Is there anybody Im afraid of? Is there anybody who if I walked into a room and saw, Id get nervous?’ If not, then you`re cool. – Prince

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

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

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

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

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

There is something that happens when you get emancipated. You approach life differently. You eat differently. You respect yourself more. You respect the gift you have been given. – Prince

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

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

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

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

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

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

When I’m writing [songs], some days the pen just goes. I’m not in charge and I’m almost listening outside of it. That’s when I realize that we all have to start looking at life as a gift. It’s like listening to a color and believing that these colors have soul mates and once you get them all together the painting is complete. – Prince

Act your age, not your shoe size. – Prince

Time is a mind construct. It’s not real. – Prince

My hat goes off to anybody who can sit down and put their heads together. I am ready for something like that because I am free and I am happy and I have time. There were a lot of things in the way before. I have nothing but time, and I love getting older. – Prince

Music is music, ultimately. If it makes you feel good, cool. – Prince

When it comes to the video channels and the programs, the radio stations, the music is geared towards kids, and it’s made by kids. – Prince

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

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

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

There are people who are unhappy with everything. – Prince

If you look in the Bible there’s no birthdays. – Prince

I ain’t mad at anybody. I don’t have any enemies. – Prince

I don’t vote and I got nothing to do with it. – Prince

I have friends that are gay, and we study the Bible together. – Prince

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

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. – Prince

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. – Prince

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

Too much freedom can lead to the soul’s decay. – Prince

I used to be more involved with every aspect of everything onstage. I’m way more relaxed now. It feels like anything can happen. – Prince

I might just stop talking again and not do interviews. – Prince

All you see on television are debased images. – Prince

The Bible is a study guide for social interaction. – Prince

Prophecy is what we all have to go by now. – Prince

Doing a residency in any particular city requires a large repertoire to ensure repeat business. – Prince

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. – Prince

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

I have a writing addiction. – Prince

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

I’m a Jehovah’s Witness. – Prince

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

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

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

A strong spirit transcends rules. – Prince