"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."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Erykah Badu on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Erykah Badu on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Erykah Badu on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Erykah Badu on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Erykah Badu on Maya Angelou
"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."