"Artists need some kind of stimulating experience a lot of times, which crystallizes when you sing about it or paint it or sculpt it. You literally mold the experience the way you want. It's therapy."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Erykah Badu on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Erykah Badu on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Erykah Badu on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Erykah Badu on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Erykah Badu on Mark Twain
"No one chooses to raise children alone."
"I'm free. I just do what I want, say what I want, say how I feel, and I don't try to hurt nobody. I just try to make sure that I don't compromise my art in any kind of way, and I think people respect that."
"The music business is motivated by money. Music is motivated by energy and feelings."
"Man, I don't want to have nothing to do with computers. I don't want the government in my business."
"Music and the music business are two different things."