"I love Bono. I really respect what he has done for Africa and how he has used his fame to do good in the world. I hope I can do half as much in my life."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Alicia Keys on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Alicia Keys on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Alicia Keys on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Alicia Keys on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Alicia Keys on Dalai Lama
"If I want to be alone, some place I can write, I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want - I go to the bathroom."
"When I was first learning songs, I'd have a favorite song, and I'd take the chords and twist them around. I'd learn the chords and then play them backward. That was my first experimenting with writing a song."
"I lived with my mom in a really small apartment. My bedroom was like in the living room. That's why I still love to sleep on couches now."
"My mom is definitely my rock."
"My mom always said, 'Don't date a guy who thinks he's prettier than you.'"