"What I work hard at doing is staying on a path of being kind and showing and proving that I'm a good person to society. That's hard. The talent, that's a gift. I just came here like that."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Erykah Badu on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Erykah Badu on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Erykah Badu on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Erykah Badu on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Erykah Badu on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."