35 Amazing Prince Quotes About Life and Creativity


With hits that included Purple Rain and 1999, Prince rose to fame in the 1980s. Born on June 7, 1958 as Prince Rogers Nelson, his start in the music industry was controversial as his albums were filled with a mixture of sexual and religious themes. Despite that, Prince was able to become a 7-time Grammy winner.

Prince was found dead on April 21, 2016. After his death, it was established that the singer was addicted to pain medication and believed to endure chronic pain after undergoing a hip surgery a few years earlier. This led to speculations that Prince died of accidental overdose of a synthetic opiate.

As a way to look back and celebrate his career, here are some of the best Prince quotes you’ll find on the internet.

Despite everything, no one can dictate who you are to other people.

Everyone has a rock bottom.

A strong spirit transcends rules.

prince spirit quotes

Each audience is different.

I’ve grown up, everyone’s got to grow up. But there’s something inside me, I’m always going to have that little sort of – how do you say? – child streak.

There are people who are unhappy with everything.

Time is a mind construct. It’s not real.

prince time quotes

I want to make heart decisions in business. If you can’t do that, you’re not free. I want to be able to dictate which way I’m going to go.

I don’t really care so much what people say about me because it usually is a reflection of who they are.

When you wake up, each day looks the same, so each day should be a new beginning.

prince new beginning quotes

The Bible is a study guide for social interaction.

There’s a dark side to everything.

Sometimes it takes years for a person to become an overnight success.

Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.

prince blessing quotes

Instead of hate, celebrate.

YouTube is the hippest network, and they abuse copyright right and left.

Art is about building a new foundation, not just laying something on top of what’s already there.

prince art quotes

There are people who are unhappy with everything.

Like books and black lives, albums still matter.

I’ve never stopped writing, never stopped recording.

Technology is cool, but you’ve got to use it as opposed to letting it use you.

prince technology quotes

My hair is capable of doing a lot of different things.

I like constructive criticism from smart people.

If you lend your consciousness to someone else, you’re a robot.

prince consciousness quotes

I have friends that are gay, and we study the Bible together.

Music is music, ultimately. If it makes you feel good, cool.

The hardest thing with musicians is getting them not to play.

Music is real. It affects people; it’s real.

prince music quotes

People say I’m wearing heels because I’m short. I wear heels because the women like ’em.

I always knew I had a relationship with God. But I wasn’t sure God had a relationship with me.

The music industry is a matrix that is counter to what is natural and right.

prince music industry quotes

The music, for me, doesn’t come on a schedule. I don’t know when it’s going to come, and when it does, I want it out.

Hip-hop is very diverse, but if you only focus on one aspect of it, then what you get is this image of Black America that is completely contrary to what actually goes on.

In the tech-savvy, real-time world we all live in today, everything is faster.

prince tech savvy world quotes

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