Michael Jackson Quotes About Dance & Being Different

Michael Jackson(Michael Joseph Jackson) was born (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) in Gary, Indiana, U.S. He was a very popular American singer, dancer, and songwriter. For over four decades he was a global figure in pop culture and was titled “King of Pop”. He made his professional debut in 1964 as a member of the Jackson 5 family music group. In 1971, he started his career as a solo artist. He hit the stardom when his 1982 album Thriller became the best selling album in history. His music videos had social messages like his songs “Beat It,” “Billie Jean,” and “Thriller” had a great role in breaking racial barriers. Guinness World Records has presented him as the most successful entertainer of all time. Some of the Michael Jackson quotes to live by, especially composed for you.

Inspirational Michael Jackson Quotes

  1. “I’m happy to be alive, I’m happy to be who I am.”
  2. “Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I’d hide my face in the dark, I wouldn’t want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried every day.”
  3. “Elizabeth Taylor is gorgeous, beautiful, and she still is today, I’m crazy about her. “
  4.  “Yeah, Wacko Jacko, where did that come from? Some English tabloid. I have a heart and I have feelings. I feel that when you do that to me. It’s not nice.”
  5. “To give someone a piece of your heart, is worth more than all the wealth in the world.”
  6. “A star can never die. It just turns into a smile and melts back into the cosmic music, the dance of life.”   , Michael Jackson quotes about music
  7. “The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.”
  8. “I look at things and try to imagine what is possible and then hope to surpass those boundaries.”
  9. “But I will never stop helping and loving people the way Jesus said to.”
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  11. “It’s a complete lie, why do people buy these papers? It’s not the truth I’m here to say. You know, don’t judge a person, do not pass judgment, unless you have talked to them one on one. I don’t care what the story is, do not judge them because it is a lie.”
  12. “They used to call me a 45-year-old midget wherever I went.”

  13. “I have a skin disorder that destroys the pigmentation of my skin, it’s something that I cannot help, OK? But when people make up stories that I don’t want to be what I am it hurts me. “
  14. “If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt.”
  15. “Because I think every child star suffers through this period because you’re not the cute and charming child that you were. You start to grow, and they want to keep you little forever.”
  16. “I’d slit my wrists rather than hurt a child. I could never do that. No-one will ever know how much these wicked rumors have hurt me.”
  17. “Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons. The truth will win this marathon in court.”
  18.  “Please go for your dreams. Whatever your ideals, you can become whatever you want to become.”   , Michael Jackson quotes about dreams
  19. “I wrote a song called Dirty Diana. It was not about Lady Diana. It was about a certain kind of girls that hang around concerts or clubs, you know, they call them groupies.”
  20. “She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene,
    I said, ‘Don’t mind, but what do you mean I am the one, Who will dance on the floor in the round?’”
  21. “Everything that I love is behind those gates. We have elephants, and giraffes, and crocodiles, and every kind of tigers and lions. And – and we have bus loads of kids, who don’t get to see those things. They come up sick children, and enjoy it.”
  22. “I was a veteran before I was a teenager.”

  23. “A perfectionist has to take his time,” he explained. “He shapes and molds and sculpts that thing until it’s perfect. He can’t let it go before he’s satisfied; he can’t.”
  24. “I don’t believe in the justice system. I have seen things go on in the world & how people get away with them.”
  25. “God and the truth are on our side. We will be victorious.”
  26. “You have to deal with their jealousy. They’re all talking about you. When they stop talking, you have to worry.”
  27. “I’m not a comedian. I’m not a show host. I’m a musician. That’s why I’ve turned down offers to host the Grammy Awards and the American Music Awards. Is it really entertaining for me to get up there and crack a few weak jokes and force people to laugh because I’m Michael Jackson when I know in my heart that I’m not funny?”
  28. “Because I wanted to have a place that I could create everything that I never had as a child. So, you see rides. You see animals. There’s a movie theater.”
  29. “My mother’s wonderful. To me she’s perfection.”

  30. “Holding on to love is not wrong, but you need to learn to hold it lightly, caressingly. Let it fly when it wants. When it’s allowed to be free, love is what makes life alive, joyful, and new. As long as love is in my heart, it’s everywhere.”
  31. “Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.”
  32. “Be like children, Not childish BUT childlike.”
  33. “I’m actually relaxed onstage. Totally relaxed. It’s nice. I feel relaxed in the studio too. I know whether something feels right. If it doesn’t, I know how to fix it. Everything has to be in place and if it is you feel good, you feel fulfilled.”
  34. “Please keep an open mind and let me have my day in court.”
  35. “I totally enjoy what I’m doing and bringing joy into people’s lives. To me, and if I can bring one second of joy into a child or a grown-up’s life, then I have achieved my lifetime ambition.”
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  37. “I love my family very much. I wish I could see them a little more often than I do. But we understand because we’re a show business family and we all work.”
  38. “I’ll always be Peter Pan in my heart.”

  39. “I’ve helped many, many, many children, thousands of children, cancer kids, leukemia kids.”
  40. “My goal in life is to give to the world what I was lucky to receive: the ecstasy of divine union through my music and my dance.”
  41. “I don’t think I’m better than other people, I think I’m different from other people because I do different things.”   , Michael Jackson quotes about being different
  42. “People think they know me, but they don’t. Not really. Actually, I am one of the loneliest people on this earth. I cry sometimes, because it hurts. It does. To be honest, I guess you could say that it hurts to be me.”
  43. “Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.”
  44. “You know, let’s put it this way, if all the people in Hollywood who have had plastic surgery if they went on vacation, there wouldn’t be a person left in town.”
  45. “I’m a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity.”
  46. “The Bee Gees who are brilliant, I just love great music.”

  47. “There were times when I had great times with my brothers, pillow fights and things, but I was, used to always cry from loneliness.”
  48. “I’m just like anyone. I cut and I bleed. And I embarrass easily.”
  49. “You never know how long you have with someone, so don’t forget to say I love you while you can.”  , Michael Jackson quotes about love
  50. “I say, ‘You should blanket me’ or ‘you should blanket her’, meaning like a blanket is a blessing. It’s a way of showing love and caring.”
  51. “Love is the human family’s most precious legacy. Its richest bequest. Its golden inheritance.”
  52. “The courage to be honest and intimate opens the way to self-discovery. It offers what we all want, the promise of love.”
  53. “For me, Love is something very pure.”

  54. “My fans truly are a part of me, we share something that most people will never experience.”
  55. “Some friends, you only see them when the sun shines.. My fans sustained me even in dark days. I owe them everything.”
  56. “The fans don’t know how much I love them so. It really can get to a hurting feeling inside due to how strong I love them all.”
  57. “Music is a mantra that soothes the soul…something our body has to have. It’s important to understand the power of music.”
  58. “Of course, I believe in love. It’s beautiful when it’s right. My love life is like my music.”
  59. “I always thought Halloween and ‘Thriller’ fit each other like a glove.”
  60. “The essence of Halloween is for children to witness the kindness of strangers.. It brings the world together.”
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  62. “I love trick or treat. It’s one of my favorite ones.”
  63. “They scream, they cry, they love, they support, they defend, they listen. My fans are everything.”
  64. “I’m a gentleman, call me old fashioned if you want.”

  65. “To me, ballads are special, because you can have a pop song that’ll be known for three weeks and then you’ll hear nothing else about it.  Nobody else will record it and it’ll just be gone.  But if you do a good ballad, it’ll be in the world forever.”
  66. “I love to trick or treat… I love dressing up like some kind of monster… and knocking on doors. Nobody knows it’s me and I get candy.”
  67. “To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?”
  68.  “I can’t take credit for it because its God’s work. He’s just using me as the messenger.”
  69. “To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?”
  70. “Music is a very important and powerful substance, and all the planets in the universe make music. It’s called music of the spheres. They all make a different note; they make harmony. So there’s harmony even in the universe as we speak.”
  71. “With my music, with what I do, I would like to bring light into the world.”  , Michael Jackson quotes best
  72. “Each song is like a child that I nourish and give my love to.  But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song.”
  73. “It’s all for Love… L.O.V.E.”

  74. “They say parenting is like dancing. You take one step, and your child takes another.”
  75. “Once I get on stage, something happens. The rhythm starts and the lights hit me and the problems disappear.”
  76. “I feel like I’ve done what I’m supposed to do on Earth… I’m compelled to do these things.”  , Michael Jackson quotes about earth
  77. “I’m putting my heart and soul into it because I’m not sure if I’m gonna do another one after this.. This will be my last album.. I want it to be something that touches the heart and emotions of the world. I want to reach every demographic I can through love and joy and simplicity of music.”
  78. “I’m a person of the arts. I love the arts very, very, very much. And ah, I’m a musician, I’m a director, I’m a writer, I’m a composer, I’m a producer, and I love the medium. I love film very, very much. I think it’s the most expressive of all of the art mediums.”
  79. “I love to create. I love to make magic. I love to create the unexpected.”

  80. “You give of your talent, of your ability… The talent that was given you by the Heavens. That’s why we’re here, to bring a sense of escapism in time of need. If you’re a painter you paint; if you’re a sculptor, you sculpt; if you’re a writer, you write; if you’re a songwriter, you give songs; if you’re a dancer, you give dance. You give people some love and some… some bliss and some escapism, and to show that you truly care from the heart, and be there for them. Not just from a distance, but show you really care. You be there for them. And that’s what I did. It’s an important thing.”
  81. “I love great music — it has no color, it has no boundaries.”

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  82. “It’s been my dream since I was a child to somehow unite people of the world through love and music.”
  83. “Being a world traveler, I’m touched and moved by everything that happens, especially to children. It gets me emotionally sick and I go through a lot of pain when I see that type of pain. I can’t pretend as if I don’t see it. It affects me very much.”
  84. “I love to dance and sing.”  , Michael Jackson quotes about dance
  85. “The songwriting process is something very difficult to explain because it’s very spiritual.. You really have it in the hands of God, and it’s as if it’s been written already – that’s the real truth. As if it’s been written in its entirety before were born and you’re just really the source through which the songs come.. And I feel guilty having to put my name, sometimes, on the songs that.. I do write them. I compose them, I write them, I do the scoring, I do the lyrics, I do the melodies but still.. It’s a work of God.”
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  87. “Music has been my outlet, my gift to all of the lovers in this world. Through it, I know I will live forever.”
  88. “Forever, continue to love, heal, and educate the children, the future shines on them.”

  89. “Nothing is more important than our children. They are the future. They can heal the world. It is our obligation to be there for them.”  , Michael Jackson quotes heal the world
  90. “We listen, we watch, we learn. We open our hearts, and we open our minds.”
  91. “Be humble, believe in yourself, and have the love of the world in your heart.”  , Michael Jackson quotes believe in yourself
  92. “I’m saying heal the planet, heal the world, save our children, save the forest. There’s nothing wrong with that, right?”
  93. “Just let me share and give, put a smile on people’s faces and make their hearts feel happy.”
  94. “God gave me a gift & I have to use it responsibly by giving back. I’ll do it until I have pennies left or God calls me home.”
  95. “I’m not going to spend
    My life being a color
    Don’t tell me you agree with me
    When I saw you kicking dirt in my eye
    But, if you’re thinking about my baby
    It doesn’t matter if you’re black or white.”
  96. “I promise to love and cherish each of my sweet-faced fans forever.”

  97. “For me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within.. The infinity of God’s creation embraces me.”
  98. “I see God through my children. I speak to God through my children. I am humbled for the blessings He has given me.”
  99. “There have been times in my life when I wonder[ed] about God’s existence. When Prince smiles, when Paris giggles, I have no doubts.”
  100. “I try to be kind and generous, and to give to people, and to do what I think God wants me to do.”
  101. “Over the years we became a family. You are all my family. My children are your children.”
  102. “I just do what I do & I love doing it. I pray that I’m doing my job, what I’m here to do on Earth.. Because I love the fans.”
  103. “No one should judge what I’ve done with my life, not unless they’ve been in my shoes every horrible day and every sleepless night.”
  104. “I start to spin as wildly as I can. This is my favorite dance because it contains a secret. The faster I twirl, the more I am still inside. My dance is all motion without all silence within. As much as I love to make music, it’s the unheard music that never dies.”
  105. “When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.”

  106. “Before you judge me, try hard to love me, look within your heart. Then ask: – have you seen my childhood?”  , Michael Jackson quotes about childhood
  107. “I’m a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity. I don’t understand why the press is so interested in speculating about my appearance, anyway. What does my face have to do with my music or my dancing?”
  108. “I truly love my fans. Truly, truly from the heart. That’s the real truth. I love them.”  , Michael Jackson quotes about fans
  109. “Wherever you go – in every country, or in every continent, people yearn and hunger for only one thing, to love and be loved. Love transcends international boundaries and heals the wounds of hatred, racial, prejudice, bigotry, and ignorance. It is the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation”
  110. “To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?”
  111. “In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.”
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  113. “I love my fans to pieces. They’re with me. They get it, you know? They get what I’m saying.”
  114. “When I perform, I lose myself. I’m in total control of that stage. I don’t think about anything. I know what I want to do from the moment I step out there and I love every minute of it.”
  115. “My fans… They cry in all the same places. Become hysterical, faint in the same places. There’s a commonality. We are all the same.”
  116. “I’m never pleased with anything, I’m a perfectionist, it’s part of who I am.”

  117. “Sometimes I think leave me alone. What have I done to you for you to attack me in such a way? It really hurts my hear.”
  118. “I have the greatest fans in the world. I love them.. All of them, I really do.”
  119. “In my business you can’t trust anyone because you don’t know who is your friend. Becoming successful means you become a prisoner.”  , Michael Jackson quotes about success
  120. “I have been a vulnerable target for those who want money.”
  121. “I missed out on Halloween for years and now I do it. It’s sweet to go door-to-door & people give you candy.”
  122. “I am a slave to the rhythm.  I am a palette.  I just go with the moment.  You’ve got to do it that way because if you’re thinking, you’re dead.  Performing is not about thinking; it’s about feeling.” , Michael Jackson quotes about performing
  123. “The idea is to take it a step forward and innovate. Or else why am I doing it? I don’t want to be just another can in the assembly line. I want to create – do something that is totally different and unusual.”
  124. “This world we live in is the dance of the creator. Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye, but the dance lives on.”

  125. “The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation.”  , Michael Jackson quotes on life
  126. “I’m going to search for my star until I find it. It’s hidden in the drawer of innocence, wrapped in a scarf of wonder.”
  127. “In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.”  , Michael Jackson quotes about the world

Fun facts about Michael Jackson:-

  • MJ has two stars on Hollywood Walk of fame (one as part of the Jackson Five and one for himself)
  • His album ‘Thriller’ was at number one in the US Billboard chart for 37 weeks
  • He won 8 Grammys in 1984 and gained the highest amount ever won by one person in a single year
  • MJ had 8 brothers and sisters
  • Thriller, Bad and Dangerous are among the best-selling albums in the world
  • He sold around 300 million records worldwide
  • His father Joseph worked in a steel mill

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