Facts about James Brown

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Summary

James Brown was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between March 23, 1920 and December 25, 2006.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by James, under the main topic Funny.

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Famous quotes by James Brown (32)


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"When God took it, he accepted it; when he brought it back, he accepted it. That's what's happening with me"
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"The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing"
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"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"
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"I'd like to cut down on the work a little bit"
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"I taught them everything they know, but not everything I know"
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"I named my new son James Joseph Brown II. I think he's going to be a lot better than I was"
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"I just thank God for all of the blessings"
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"I did the thing with bonds, which was about 30 million dollars, and didn't get none of the money on them"
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"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"
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"I've been held responsible for taxes I know nothing about"
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"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"
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"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"
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"I've been knocked down a lot of times"
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"I want to say to you, Help yourself, so you can help someone else"
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"I got a wife who likes expensive things, so she takes all the cash"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"Hair is the first thing. And teeth the second. Hair and teeth. A man got those two things he's got it all"
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"My expectations of other people, I double them on myself"
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"You only live once"
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"You can't teach others if you are living the same way"
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"Thank God for the journey"
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"I'm not going to be joining ZZ Top. You know they can't play my stuff. It's too complicated"
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"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"
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"You can take care of yourself, and God helps those who help themselves"
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"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"
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"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"
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"The hardest thing about being James Brown is I have to live. I don't have no down time"
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"Sometimes I feel like I'm a preacher as well, 'cause I can really get into an audience"
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"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"
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"I'm kidding about having only a few dollars. I might have a few dollars more"


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