Quotations by Wyclef Jean

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Born: Tuesday, October 17, 1972
Profession: Musician
Nationality: American


All that violence in the world, we need to stop that.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Violence, World)

Bob Marley stood for universal peace and love. He tried to break racial barriers.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Peace, Love)

I always want to know what's wrong with you, why you ain't smiling. That's just my character; I just love people and want to see people having a good time.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Love, Time, People, Character, Want, Wrong)

I didn't grow up to call a woman a ho. That's just how I was brought up. I won't call a girl a bitch, unless she wants me to call her a bitch.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Woman)

I do music for the love of it, and I've been doing it from a very young age: about 11.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Love, Music)

I feel that life is short, so we should be disciplined, but at the same time we should have a good time.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Life, Time)

I know that the nice shines I have on is going to pass. The nice cars will pass. All that will stay is the music and the work. That's where I get the inspiration to help people out and work.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Music, Work, People, Inspiration, Help, Will)

I was a jazz major in high school, in an all-jazz band. No matter what I do, it features my musical influences.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Jazz, School)

I'm cheap, and I'm proud of it!
- Wyclef Jean

I'm like Cab Calloway: I love the entertainment, and I've loved entertaining people ever since I was little.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Love, People, Entertainment)

I'm the hip-hop Quincy Jones of today.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Today)

It was important that I became successful. People say they do it for the love, and yes, you do it for the love, but you want to be successful.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Love, People, Successful, Want)

Me and my father went through a war period where we wasn't talking. He wanted me to go to theology school - I didn't want to go. I wanted to do music. I told him I was a minister through music.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Music, War, Father, School, Talking, Theology, Want)

My grandfather was a voodoo priest. A lot of my life dealt with spirituality. I can close my eyes and remember where I come from.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Life, Eyes, Spirituality)

My parents were Christian.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Christian, Parents)

My songs are really never titled. Sometimes I call it one thing. then I change it.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Change, Songs)

Rap records don't make you feel good no more. Six months after release, it can't come back as a classic.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Months, Rap)

That's the best way to feed the human mind. That's how Bob Marley did it. He never put it in your face. After you got the groove, you were just singing the hooks, because you thought it was cool.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Thought, Mind, Singing)

There's not a hip-hop artist that didn't snatch of piece of Bob Marley. It's totally impossible.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Artist)

What I'm trying to do is break the genre from what is rap and what is music.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Music, Rap, Trying)

When I'm rhyming it's all in my head... Like the slaves, when they were picking cotton, they would block out their minds. They would sing.
- Wyclef Jean

When the Fugees were big, we made a whole lot of money, and what happened was that I saved my money and never spent it.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Money)

You get quick money, it's beautiful, there's sunshine, but at the end of the day, you find out it's all a masquerade, baby. It's not what it seems.
- Wyclef Jean
(Keywords: Money, Baby, Day, End, Quick)







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