Lenny Kravitz Quotes

A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad.... - Lenny Kravitz

A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad.
— Lenny Kravitz

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A lot of people don't listen to the lyrics, really.

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A lot of people pretty much only listen to the chorus.

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Are things getting better with each generation? Yes. It's quite interesting to be living in these times, for me to witness an African-American being elected president. It's quite extraordinary.

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Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.

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Confusion makes people uncomfortable. They can't put their finger on me.

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Every night is different, you never know what it's going to be like. I remember every night. I don't like to compare them.

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For the last few years, it's been so chic for everybody to be miserable. Like if you're in with the cool crowd, you can't be happy.

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God forbid you sing about love. It's a lost concept.

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God gave me the gift to be able to play instruments and I have to play.

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God is always in my life, and that's the most important thing to me.

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I always try to keep the circumstances in my life fresh. I like to change the physical environment I live in, change the people around me and try to experience things for the first time. I think that keeps one on their toes, creatively and spiritually.

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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.

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I am still into the people I listened to growing up, so I completely remember what is like to be a fan, I haven't changed.

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I am trying to get closer to God.

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I couldn't tell you what I am going to do next 'cause I have no idea, but I am open to anything.

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I don't play the tuba.

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I don't think about the styles. I write whatever comes out and I use whatever kind of instrumentation works for those songs.

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I feel like I'm only in the beginning of my career. I've only made five albums. It's not a lot.

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I have a great time with my band and on the stage we get along well.

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I identify with women more than men. I guess I have a strong feminine side.

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I just need to know that I did the very best I could and that I was true to myself.

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I knew Slash in high school, but not very well. Just knew him as this kid that used to hang out in the hallway. Pretty much looked then the way he does now.

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I knew what I wanted to do from the time I was 5.

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I made the record that my life had me make. Each one is like a diary.

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I mean, look at the people we celebrate - a lot of people who really don't do anything. They just walk the red carpets and go to all the parties, and they're hooked up with the right people, so they're celebrities. But what for?

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I mean, there are only so many notes. What makes something original is how you put it together.

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I never sit down to write. When I'm moved, I do it. I just wait for it to come. You just hear it. I can't really describe writing. It's in my head.

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I think it'd be a real nightmare to put a record out and sell 20 million copies and then that's it.

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I was taught by my grandfather that anything that your mind can conceive, you can have. It's a reality.

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I wasn't the kind of person that liked waiting for autographs or following them, I just liked to go to the shows, study their records, driving many, many hours to different states to go to concerts.

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I wouldn't play together with someone who likes to control everything like me.

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I'm always sort of reflecting on what I do on what I've done. Usually before I make a new album, I'll listen to the previous albums just to see where I've been.

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I'm half Jewish, I'm half black, I look in-between. I dress funny. I play all these different styles of music on one record. It's like, What is he doing?

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I'm in this for the long haul. I've been making music my whole life.

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I'm more hungry now than I was 11 years ago. Which is great because I see a lot of artists that have been out for a long period of time. They get kind of fat.

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I've always been into films. I've been offered lots of films but they've always been these very stereotypical roles. They wanted me to play some gangster or street guy, or pimp, drug addict.

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I've been compared to hundreds of artists, which just goes to show you that I'm not any one thing at all.

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I've had to work very hard, and I don't really have a category or fit into any niche, so each time I come out with a new record, it's like, I'm a new guy.

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I've woken up from dreams and the whole song is there. I'm listening to it in my dreams. I consciously have to wake myself up and get a tape recorder because I hear it like a record.

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If I had to associate myself with one song, it would probably be Let Love Rule. It's so simple and to the point. It speaks for itself.

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If I were white, I'd get less criticism.

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If you ask a hundred people, they all give you different answers.

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If you listen to a lot of old funk records, the drums are really small. But you don't perceive it like that because the groove is so heavy.

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If you look at the guys in the '70s, like Led Zeppelin, they had bigger planes than we do, they had more money. But they weren't singing about it.

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It was amazing to me that, all of a sudden, I was hearing my music on the radio and coming out of cars.

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It's a trip to have a Greatest Hits record. It's a trip.

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It's like a dream to come to Spain and stay for a couple of years and get somebody to teach me Spanish music.

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It's very important to vote. People died for this right.

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Music is my life, it is a reflection of what I go through.

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A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad.

Lenny Kravitz