Alicia Keys Quotes

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A lot of times I watch TV and I watch film and there's so many things I'd love to talk about that I feel don't get the opportunity to be shown. Sometimes things become very stereotypical and one-sided, and I feel like it's such a colorful world.
— Alicia Keys

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A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in. It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name. It just represents the songs through my eyes.

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Adam Levine and I remade the Rolling Stones' classic Wild Horses, and it is right up my alley, that whole style. It has a style of its own but still stays very true to the classic arrangement, and I love it.

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And I love kick boxing. It's a lot of fun. It gives you a lot of confidence when you can kick somebody in the head.

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As a lyricist, you love to hear other great lyrics or other great concepts.

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But when I first fell in love with the piano, I knew it was me. I was dying to play.

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Failure isn't an option. I've erased the word 'fear' from my vocabulary, and I think when you erase fear, you can't fail.

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For me, doing a show, the excitement of singing live, and the possibility that you're not gonna be perfect - that's the thrill of it.

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From the beginning, I've had to juggle and weigh the silly things people say - and I've learnt that they're meaningless, and they're mostly inaccurate. So I don't worry about it, because there's nothin' for me to deal with.

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How terrible would it have been if I had come out with some watered-down version of who I am? People fell in love with the real me, and I still feel blessed that that was how the journey began.

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I always want to stay focused on who I am, even as I'm discovering who I am.

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I am able to hang with the hardest, the baddest, the worst, and I'm able to hang with the most proper and be at ease. I'm able to hang with any skin colour, any belief. I just fit in everywhere.

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I believe Aids is the most important issue we face, because how we treat the poor is a reflection of who we are as a people.

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I believe in the limitlessness of humans. We're capable of incredible things. At times, that realization is frightening.

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I definitely want to act, but I also want to score movies, and I have this idea to fuse classical music with other styles that would give it a different perception.

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I don't dream - only if I'm uncomfortable or I'm going through something.

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I don't have a ton of friends, but the friends I have are great ones. I don't have huge family, but the family I have is a great one.

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I don't think even when you find a person, you can be completely honest, ever. There's still pieces of you that you don't give away. I do believe you always need that place where it's just you, your thoughts, no one else's judgment or anything.

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I feel like B sides are always better, no matter whose record it is.

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I feel like the majority of the fear that I had or that we have we hold from other people. They're like people that we trust; they're their fears. All of a sudden we think that they're our fears.

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I feel more like I'm a person who has so much to offer in different capacities that it would be a danger for me not to give myself a chance to spread my wings in all different directions.

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I feel the presence of a higher power. I believe that what you give is what you get. It's universal law. I believe in the power of prayer and of words. I've learned that when you predict that negative things will happen, they do.

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I fell in love with the piano. I knew it was me. I was dying to play.

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I find myself to be truly primal and passionate. Everything I do comes from a primal place.

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I grew up around the theatre. My mother is an actress. I would fall asleep on tons of theatre chairs. It's in my blood; it's in my spirit and my fabric of who I am.

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I grew up in a pretty tough neighborhood.

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I grew up in the middle of everything. I walked the streets alone, I rode the trains alone, I came home at three in the morning alone; that was what I did.

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I have big everything on the bottom, but I love my legs. You've got to love what's yours.

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I have my mother who is an Irish-Italian, and my father who is African, so I have the taste buds of an Italian and the spice of an African.

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I have solid decent people around me, and I believe that is all it is, because you will get destroyed if you have people bringing you down.

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I have this vintage Harley-Davidson motorcycle jacket. When I put it on, it has this supercool feeling to it.

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I just wanted to be who I was, which was like so many other girls I knew. We grew up in the city, had a hard edge and obstacles to overcome, but we were still young and beautiful. I didn't want to be all dressed up, all made up - I wanted to be myself, which hadn't been done before.

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I know people who've gone to jail. It don't mean you stop loving them! They deservin' love just as much in there, and maybe they needin' it more.

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I lived with my mom in a really small apartment. My bedroom was like in the living room. That's why I still love to sleep on couches now.

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I love Bono. I really respect what he has done for Africa and how he has used his fame to do good in the world. I hope I can do half as much in my life.

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I love children and I love family and I love that interaction. Because I had a really close relationship with my mother, I understand that deep powerful love, and it's so beautiful. To be a mother to a child is the most brilliant gift; it's gorgeous.

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I love my heritage!

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I love my heritage! I have my mother, who is an Irish-Italian, and my father who is African, so I have the taste buds of an Italian and the spice of an African.

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I love my legs.

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I love my own music.

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I love the written word so much, I know it's gonna flow naturally.

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I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to listening to 'New Kids on the Block.'

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I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to listening to New Kids on the Block.

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I really appreciate Frank Ocean's lyrical style, I appreciate the way that he can kind of draw you into this personal space, but it's still lyrical. It's almost poetic, in a way, but it's very personal at the same time.

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I really like to live my life in a low-key fashion.

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I see what happens when one gets very attached to material things. That's just not what my life is.

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I think I grew up really fast; I grew up in this really fast-paced business, and I never understood what it meant to take a break or take time off or recover, and I paid for it.

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I think you are who you are, and your kids will see who you are. So you'd better be a good person, because they are going to see it, and that's going to shape them. They are going to become you.

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I want to continue to produce film, television, and theater, and to make the most amazing music that I've made in my life.

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I was tired and I had overworked myself and burnt myself out. So I went to Egypt by myself. When I saw what was built there, it made me understand how powerful we are, that we can create anything. And I felt like I needed to create things that were timeless too.

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A lot of times I watch TV and I watch film and there's so many things I'd love to talk about that I feel don't get the opportunity to be shown. Sometimes things become very stereotypical and one-sided, and I feel like it's such a colorful world.

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