"I listened to the radio, so I was influenced by everyone from Michael Jackson to Milli Vanilli. But thankfully my dad had a collection of Cat Stevens albums while my mom was listening to jazz."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Jason Mraz on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Jason Mraz on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Jason Mraz on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Jason Mraz on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Jason Mraz on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I'm totally into new age and self-help books. I used to work in a bookstore and that's the section they gave me, and I got way into it. I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go."
"Music was always the distraction, so it was the obvious choice to pursue. My dad always said to find a job I love to do, that way it wouldn't feel like a job. So I did that."
"Well, my view before was a Western view, and I certainly understand marriage equality and civil rights, equal rights for all, but having visited developing nations and some of the poorest nations in the world, I realize how deep it goes and how much work really needs to be done to create equality for all."
"It was a very bizarre experience for me, to get the songs together, go in there, and try to deliver them as I would perhaps in a live setting. But I realized that I couldn't take on that coffeehouse style that I came from and go in there and burn it up."
"Well, for me, what I've learned at the very end of this, love is sharing, and I think that really is, for me, the best place to go to experience love, is sharing."