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Our purpose is to educate as well as to entertain.

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My teacher told me I'd never amount to anything. I left high school at 15, after one year. But my real teachers were all the people around me. And I was a good listener.

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We weren't the Temptations, but when we came out onstage, the people always gave us a special respect because our songs were of an inspirational quality.

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Being a young black man, observing and sensing the need for race equality and women's rights, I wrote about what was important to me.

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Reading the script, I started feeling very deeply bad for Freddie. Between his friends, his partners, and his woman, he was catching a hard time. 'Freddie's Dead' came to me immediately.

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I didn't have to leave my neighborhood to be surrounded by the things that 'Super Fly' is about. It was easier than most scripts because it was about an environment that I knew.

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I think my grandmother was one of my biggest influences.

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I don't like to appoint myself to nothing, knowing I'm no better than anybody else. But it always makes me feel good to know I try to do the best I can, and those who might observe say, 'Hey, I can take a little something from that person.'

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Maybe the words that I say is just another way to pray.

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I was writing songs from when I was 12. My songs always came from questions that I need answers for.

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Painless preaching is as good a term as any for what we do.

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Everything was a song. Every conversation, every personal hurt, every observance of people in stress, happiness and love... if you could feel it, I could feel it. And I could write a song about it.

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I used to love to sit and listen to the old people talk about yesterday. There's a lot of good information there.

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As a kid, sometimes you have nobody to turn to. I could always go back to some of the sermons and talk to myself in a righteous manner and put that in a song.

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With all respect, I'm sure that we have enough preachers in the world. Through my way of writing, I was capable of being able to say these things and yet not make a person feel as though they're being preached at.

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How many 54-year-old quadriplegics are putting albums out? You just have to deal with what you got, try to sustain yourself as best you can, and look to the things that you can do.

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With a spinal cord injury, which most people don't really know about... there are many, many complications that actually lead you through your life, and sometimes you're up, sometimes you're down.

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Coming up in Chicago, we heard a lot of blues.

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I was a very observant child. Almost anything could become a song to me.

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I didn't put Priest down. He was just trying to get out. His deeds weren't noble ones, but he was making money, and he had intelligence. And he did survive. I mean, all this was reality.

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My art and my creativities were totally something that was of my own heart and mind. I could never let anybody dictate to me what I should write and how I would write it.

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To talk about the '60s almost brings tears to my eyes. What we did. What we all did. We changed the world.

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When I was just coming up, I always wanted to be able to perform to a large crowd with a symphony.

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This accident, or incident, happened in the most secure place I could have felt I was in: Walking onstage with my guitar, you know?

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Through my fans and my children, my wife, just good people, I'm coping.

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My fights and arguments, even with God, went down on paper.

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