Michael Jackson Quotes on Life – The Wisdom of the King of Pop

As one of the most iconic and influential artists of all time, Michael Jackson left behind a legacy of wisdom and inspiration. His quotes are a testament to his genius and his ability to touch people’s lives. Here are some of our favorite Michael Jackson quotes.

Michael Jackson Quotes

Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana, and raised in a family of six children. Michael showed signs of being a gifted performer. He learned to moonwalk at age 5 and began singing and dancing in local talent shows. In 1969, Michael and his brothers formed the group The Jackson 5 and soon achieved nationwide fame.

He began performing with his brothers as the Jackson 5 in the early 1960s. The Jackson 5 enjoyed considerable success, and Michael quickly became a household name. 

In the 1970s, Michael began a successful solo career, with hits such as “Thriller” and “Billie Jean.” He was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and his shows were highly anticipated events. 

In the 1980s, Michael’s personal life began to unravel. He was accused of child molestation, and his public image was tarnished. He went through a series of personal and professional setbacks in the 1990s and 2000s. However, he continued to tour and perform until his death in 2009.

Michael Jackson was a groundbreaking entertainer and a pop culture icon. He was also a deeply troubled man. His legacy is a complicated one, but he will always be remembered as one of the greatest entertainers of all time.

50 Michael Jackson Quotes

  1. “Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.”

2. “Please go for your dreams. Whatever your ideals, you can become whatever you want to become.”

3. “To give someone a piece of your heart, is worth more than all the wealth in the world.”

4. “When you’re strong and good, then you’re Bad.”

5. “If you don’t believe in yourself, who will?”

6. “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.”

7. “A wish is more than a wish, it’s a goal. It’s something your conscious and subconscious can help make reality.”

8. “Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.”

9. “I believe I’m one of the loneliest people in the world.”

10. “When they say the sky’s the limit to me that’s really true”

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Famous Michael Jackson Quotes

11. “I’m going to search for my star until I find it. It’s hidden in the drawer in a scarf of wonder.”

12. “There are people out there who don’t actively hold you back as much as they work quietly on your insecurities so that you hold yourself back.”

13. “People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It’s like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.”

14. “I believe we are powerful, but we don’t use our minds to full capacity. Your mind is powerful enough to help you attain whatever you want.”

15. “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.”

16. “A star can never die. It just turns into a smile and melts back into the cosmic music, the dance of life.”

17. “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. ”

18. “When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.”

19. “I love to read. I wish I could advise more people to read. There’s a whole new world in books. If you can’t afford to travel, you travel mentally through reading. You can see anything and go any place you want to in reading.”

20. “The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work”

21. “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.”

22. “I’m starting with the man in the mirror.” 

23. “I’m a perfectionist; I’ll work until I drop.”

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Inspirational Michael Jackson Quotes

24. “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.”

25. “Just doing as well as you did last time is not good enough.”

26. “All of us are products of our childhood.”

27. “I was twenty-one years old, and I was so rich in some experiences while being poor in moments of true joy.”

28. “Success, fame, and fortune, they’re all illusions. All there is that is real is the friendship that two can share.”

29. “Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.”

30. “If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, and make a change.”

31. “All the things I’ve read in my school books about England and the Queen were okay, but my eyes are the greatest book in the world.”

32. “We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.”

Michael Jackson Quotes About Life

33. “My fans truly are a part of me, we share something that most people will never experience.”

34. “You can’t hurt me, I found peace within myself.”

35. “Before you judge me , try hard to love me , look within your heart Then ask , – have you seen my childhood ?”

36. “Forever continue to love, heal and educate the children, the future shines on them.

37. “If all of the people in Hollywood had plastic surgery and went on vacation, there wouldn’t be a person left in town.”

38. “I’m much the same as anybody. I cut and I drain and I embarrass effectively.”

39. “Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth.”

40. “The world should be full of love. Love. Love is the  most important thing in the world.”

Positive Michael Jackson Quotes

41. “I’m really very self-confident when it comes to my work. When I take on a project, I believe in it 100%. I really put my soul into it. I’d die for it. That’s how I am.”

42. “My attitude is if fashion says it’s forbidden, I’m going to do it.”

43. “I prefer just being with people I like. That’s my way of celebrating.”

44. “But I will never stop helping and loving people the way Jesus said to.”

45. “My attitude is if fashion says it’s forbidden, I’m going to do it.”

46. “If you don’t mind go for your fantasies. Whatever your standards, you can turn into anything you desire to turn into.”

47. “Success definitely brings on loneliness. It’s true. People think you’re lucky, that you have everything. They think you can go anywhere and do anything, but that’s not the point. One hungers for the basic stuff.”

48. “Some people try to find love outside themselves, while love is in my heart, it’s everywhere.”

49. “I’m really very self-confident when it comes to my work. When I take on a project, I believe in it 100%. I really put my soul into it. I’d die for it. That’s how I am.”

50. “Don’t blame it on the sunshine. Don’t blame it on the moonlight. Blame it on the boogie.”

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