"People always accuse me of being motivational in a way, like it was a bad thing, but that's just how I was raised. My mom raised me in a positive environment, with lots of love in my heart, and that reflects in my music."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Lenny Kravitz on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Lenny Kravitz on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Lenny Kravitz on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Lenny Kravitz on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Lenny Kravitz on Pablo Picasso
"You can be around 100 people and be completely alone. People don't realize what it's really like."
"It was amazing to me that, all of a sudden, I was hearing my music on the radio and coming out of cars."
"I just need to know that I did the very best I could and that I was true to myself."
"I am not trying to change the world. I am just offering my gift that God gave me, and if somebody is moved by it, that's beautiful."
"Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth."