"I try to make my life about service, and hope that one day we can all 'see' a little better because God is with everyone and everywhere."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Russell Simmons on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Russell Simmons on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Russell Simmons on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Russell Simmons on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Russell Simmons on Dalai Lama
"Art allows people a way to dream their way out of their struggle."
"You know, the diversity that America has is so special. It's starting to really become a cool thing for young people."
"Poverty and lack of knowledge must be challenged."
"If you wake up deciding what you want to give versus what you're going to get, you become a more successful person. In other words, if you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money."
"I want to promote poetry to the point where you got all the baldhead kids running around doing poetry, getting the music out of the way and having only words, the spoken word, and then see what happens."