"I planned my success. I knew it was going to happen."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Erykah Badu on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Erykah Badu on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Erykah Badu on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Erykah Badu on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Erykah Badu on Winston Churchill
"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."