James Brown - Quotes

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I just thank God for all of the blessings.

I just thank God for all of the blessings.

The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

You can't teach others if you are living the same way. ---->>>

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'm not going to be joining ZZ Top. You know they can't play my stuff. It's too complicated. ---->>>

You can take care of yourself, and God helps those who help themselves. ---->>>

Hair is the first thing. And teeth the second. Hair and teeth. A man got those two things he's got it all. ---->>>

I taught them everything they know, but not everything I know. ---->>>

I used to think like Moses. That knocked me down for a couple years and put me in prison. Then I start thinking like Job. Job waited and became the wealthiest and richest man ever 'cause he believed in God. ---->>>

I had to tell about my colonic, which expresses the fact why I'm so neat today as opposed to a few years ago. I never knew that the weight made that much difference. ---->>>

Like Christ said, love thee one another. I learned to do that, and I learned to respect and be appreciative and thankful for what I had.

Like Christ said, love thee one another. I learned to do that, and I learned to respect and be appreciative and thankful for what I had.

I want to say to you, Help yourself, so you can help someone else. ---->>>

Thank God for the journey.

Thank God for the journey.

You only live once. ---->>>

My expectations of other people, I double them on myself. ---->>>

Michael Jackson has a very good heart. He was crying when he was giving me the award, 'cause his mind went back over the early days. ---->>>

I did the thing with bonds, which was about 30 million dollars, and didn't get none of the money on them. ---->>>

I've been held responsible for taxes I know nothing about. ---->>>

I've been knocked down a lot of times. ---->>>

I'm kidding about having only a few dollars. I might have a few dollars more.

I'm kidding about having only a few dollars. I might have a few dollars more.

I got a wife who likes expensive things, so she takes all the cash. ---->>>

I named my new son James Joseph Brown II. I think he's going to be a lot better than I was. ---->>>

I was stillborn. The midwives laid me aside, thought I was really gone. I laid there about an hour, and they picked me back up and tried again, 'cause my body was still warm. The Good Lord brought me back. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

When God took it, he accepted it; when he brought it back, he accepted it. That's what's happening with me. ---->>>

I started Michael years ago. I saw him in Gary, Indiana, and we'd have him on the talent shows. He kind of emulated me, and did the best he could. ---->>>

I think the best thing about being James Brown is looking at my little son. Hopefully I can make my son a role model to a lot of people. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Sometimes I feel like I'm a preacher as well, 'cause I can really get into an audience. ---->>>

I'd like to cut down on the work a little bit. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-23, 1920
Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, U.S.
Die: 12-25, 2006
Occupation: Musician

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and bandleader. The creator of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul". In a career that spanned six decades, he influenced the development of several music genres (wikipedia)