"No one chooses to raise children alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Erykah Badu on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Erykah Badu on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Erykah Badu on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Erykah Badu on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Erykah Badu on Marilyn Monroe
"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."
"But now I realize that this record business really needs me. No one else is trying to take a chance or do something different."