"I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Bobby McFerrin on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Bobby McFerrin on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Bobby McFerrin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Bobby McFerrin on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Bobby McFerrin on Earl Nightingale
"Well, I started conducting kind of by accident. I wanted to give myself a special birthday present for my fortieth birthday, and I was living in San Francisco at the time and I started attending some of the concerts and then simply dropping hints."
"If I can bring joy into the world, if I can get people to stop thinking about their pain for a moment, or the fact the tomorrow morning they're going to get up and tell their boss off... then I'll be successful."
"I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children's stories."