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 with. (brainyquote.com)
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.
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.
Well, you don`t get to do things that other children get to do, having friends and slumber parties and buddies. There were none of that for me. I didn`t have friends when I was little. My brothers were my friends.
Just because you read it in a magazine or see it on a TV screen doesn`t make it factual. To buy it is to feed it. - about tabloid magazines.
Elizabeth Taylor used to feed me, to hand-feed me, at times. Please, I don`t want anybody to think I`m starving, I`m not. My health is perfect, actually.
And I remember going to the record studio and there was a park across the street and I`d see all the children playing and I would cry because it would make me sad that I would have to work instead.
I just want to say to fans in every corner of the earth, every nationality, every race, every language: I love you from the bottom of my heart. I would love your prayers and your goodwill, and please be patient and be with me and believe in me because I am completely, completely innocent. But please know a lot of conspiracy is going on as we speak.
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.
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 with.
I was coming out of the shower and I fell and all my body weight - I`m pretty fragile - all my body weight fell against my rib cage. And I bruised my lung very badly.
I made a terrible mistake. I got caught up in the excitement of the moment. I would never intentionally endanger the lives of my children.
Well, especially now I come to realize - and then - I would do my schooling which was three hours with a tutor and right after that I would go to the recording studio and record, and I`d record for hours and hours until it`s time to go to sleep.
Please keep an open mind and let me have my day in court.
My mother`s wonderful. To me she`s perfection.
Just because it`s in print doesn`t mean it`s the gospel.
I can`t think of a better way to spread the message of world peace than by working with the NFL and being part of Super Bowl XXVII.
I rememeber one time we were getting ready to go to South America and everything was packed up and in the car ready to go and I hid and I was crying because I really did not want to go, I wanted to play. I did not want to go.
I am always writing a potpourri of music. I want to give the world escapism through the wonder of great music and to reach the masses.
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.
You ain`t seen nothing yet, and the best is yet to come. (1999)
I just wish I could understand my father.
I`m just like anyone. I cut and I bleed. And I embarass easily.
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 judgement, 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.
I think that it`s demeaning and disrespectful but I also want to make it clear it`s not just about me but a pattern of disrespect that he has shown to our community. He needs to stop it and he needs to stop it now." - On Eminem`s video for "Just Lose It
I have a skin disorder that destroys the pigmentation of my skin, it`s something that I cannot help, OK?
Everyone who knows me will know the truth, which is that my children come first in my life and that I would never harm any child.
I don`t like pop music.
Before I would hurt a child, I would slit my wrists.
I`ll always be Peter Pan in my heart.
I`ve helped many, many, many children, thousands of children, cancer kids, leukemia kids.
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.
Me and Janet really are two different people.
Elizabeth Taylor is gorgeous, beautiful, and she still is today, I`m crazy about her.
There is a lot of sadness in my past life. My father beat me. It was difficult to take being beaten and then going on stage. He was strict; very hard and stern.
The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.
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.
Because parents have power over children. They feel they have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see him turn like this, this isn`t him. This is not him.
I`m a visionary and a creative person. God blessed me with certain talents. I hate to use an analogy, but Walt Disney was creative but not good with business. His brother Roy handled the books. He loved creating family-oriented entertainment and so do I. I feel that was a gift and I have that gift also. I`m very honored to have been chosen.
People write negatives things, cause they feel that`s what sells. Good news to them, doesn`t sell.
I will say again that I have never, and would never, harm a child. It sickens me that people have written untrue things about me.
Elizabeth Taylor is a warm cuddly blanket that I love to snuggle up to and cover myself with. I can confide in her and trust her. She`s Mother Teresa, Princess Diana, the Queen of England, and Wendy.
But I will never stop helping and loving people the way Jesus said to.
Well Brooke, I`ve always liked her, and when I was little I used to stay with Diana Ross, me and my brothers stayed with her for years and I never said, but I always had a crush on her.
When I see children, I see the face of God. That`s why I love them so much. That`s what I see.
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 everyday.
I love my children. I was holding my son tight. Why would I throw a baby off the balcony? That`s the dumbest, stupidest story I ever heard.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be lived.
When I saw him move I was mesmerized. I`ve never seen a performer perform like James Brown and right then and there I knew that that was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. Where Are They Now (November 2003) Greatest hits compilation released on 17th November 2003, entitled Michael Jackson: Number Ones", with one new song entitled "One More Chance".
I`m never pleased with anything, I`m a perfectionist, it`s part of who I am.