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My expectations of other people, I double them on myself.

My son don't have to say it loud, I'm black and I'm proud. He don't have to be called those crazy names.

Sometimes I feel like I'm a preacher as well, 'cause I can really get into an audience.

Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that.

Thank God for the journey.

The hardest thing about being James Brown is I have to live. I don't have no down time.

The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing.

When God took it, he accepted it; when he brought it back, he accepted it. That's what's happening with me.

When I'm on stage, I'm trying to do one thing: bring people joy. Just like church does. People don't go to church to find trouble, they go there to lose it.

You can take care of yourself, and God helps those who help themselves.

You can't teach others if you are living the same way.

You only live once.

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