"I wouldn't compare myself to any past Idol contestant, because I don't feel like I am like any of them. Maybe stories are cool but my story is different from most people's story. I don't like to compare myself to other people, I like to just be me."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Naima Adedapo on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Naima Adedapo on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Naima Adedapo on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Naima Adedapo on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Naima Adedapo on Bill Gates
"I cried when I found out I was a finalist, I kind of went limp when they called my name. I felt like my spirit jumped out of my body, and I was just flesh - it was just amazing."