James Brown Quotes

41 James Brown quotes:

"Thank God for the journey."
"The hardest thing about being James Brown is I have to live. I don't have no down time."
"You can't teach others if you are living the same way."
"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."
"I got a wife who likes expensive things, so she takes all the cash."
"I'd like to cut down on the work a little bit."
"I'm not going to be joining ZZ Top. You know they can't play my stuff. It's too complicated."
"We lost a genius and we lost my brother, ... You've lost a cornerstone of good, and that hurts real bad."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Our feelings are we're still alive and still have momentum behind us. We know in our hearts we can do it."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Feelings Quotes
"My expectations of other people, I double them on myself."
"My son don't have to say it loud, I'm black and I'm proud. He don't have to be called those crazy names."
"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."
"I've been held responsible for taxes I know nothing about."
"Our first store, in 1990, was in the shopping center where the movie theater is now. We bought selected books from a bookseller in DeLand and we had already developed a good business core in the selling and trading side of the business."
"So Very Hard To Go."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Hard Quotes
"Funky' is about the injustices, the things that go wrong, the hungry kids going to school trying to learn,"
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Kids Quotes
"This is an area that the chain stores don't bother with. We provide a personal service to the individual looking for a particular book. It may take us a while and a lot of research but we usually deliver."
Author: Brown Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"I named my new son James Joseph Brown II. I think he's going to be a lot better than I was."
"I think what I came through is great, but my son can take it to another level, not having to fight racism. His mother's a Norwegian and I'm mixed up four or five times, so he can face the world."
"The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing."

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