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Quotes by James Brown - (17 quotes)

James Brown - From the Aging category:

I'm twice as old, but I feel good. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Audience category:

Sometimes I feel like I'm a preacher as well, 'cause I can really get into an audience. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Expectation category:

My expectations of other people, I double them on myself. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Fame category:

It doesn't matter how you travel it, it's the same road. It doesn't get any easier when you get bigger; it gets harder. And it will kill you if you let it. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Gender category:

Hair is the first thing. And teeth the second. Hair and teeth. A man got those two things he's got it all. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Generosity category:

Retire for what? What would I do? I made my name as a person that is helping. I'm like Moses in the music business. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Joy category:

When I'm on stage, I'm trying to do one thing: bring people joy. Just like church does. People don't go to church to find trouble, they go there to lose it. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Money category:

I've been held responsible for taxes I know nothing about. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Money category:

Now, we own a publishing house that's way up in the billions of dollars and gets bigger and bigger. That's probably the only thing that makes me look like Bill Gates! (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Music category:

I've outdone anyone you can name - Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Strauss. Irving Berlin, he wrote 1,001 tunes. I wrote 5,500. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Perseverance category:

I've been knocked down a lot of times. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Plagiarism category:

I'm the most sampled and stolen. What's mine is mine, and what's yours is mine, too... I got a song about that... But I'm never gonna release it. Don't want a war with the rappers. If it wasn't good, they wouldn't steal it. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Possessions category:

I used to play one job and have 125 pair of shoes on the floor. What was I doing? I couldn't wear but one pair. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Problems category:

The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Relaxation category:

The hardest thing about being James Brown is I have to live. I don't have no down time. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Struggle category:

Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that. (James Brown)

James Brown - From the Teaching category:

I taught them everything they know, but not everything I know. (James Brown)