Top 295 Jackson Quotes

I can tell you categorically that we at 60 Minutes did not pay Michael Jackson one cent.
Don Hewitt
There are two kinds of people in this world: Michael Jackson fans and losers.
Seth Green
I’m a mash-up of everyone. My influences would be Michael Jackson, Brandy, Aaliyah – those types of people. So if you can imagine them – and with me taking them, and then putting my own twist and the influence on it – that’s musically what I would sound like.
Keke Palmer
Michael Jackson is the most awesome person who ever walked onstage. He was just incredible.
Chubby Checker
Dancing sometimes you just get your groove on. I can dance. I’m kinda like Michael Jackson.
Nick Young
Great actors like Willem Dafoe and Ellen Page and Samuel L. Jackson will go and do a videogame, because they understand that storytelling isn’t just necessarily about filmmaking.
Andy Serkis
I wish I wrote songs like Donald Fagen, Walter Becker, Don Henley, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, so many of the songwriters I admire. They have the ability to say things.
Michael McDonald
It’s the state of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. That is our heritage. It is what makes us Virginia.
Corey Stewart
Sam Jackson is like the Jeezy of Hollywood: He’s for his people.
Young Jeezy
I quite like Jackson Pollock, and have a real gut reaction to it, so it does whatever it does to me.
Denis Lawson
The real Michael Jackson that has not been seen… with children, one in diapers, the other two toddlers.
Geraldo Rivera
Growing up, I was surrounded by music by the Stones, Carole King, and the Beach Boys. I didn’t know who Michael Jackson was till I was about 13.
Ophelia Lovibond
I feel like my biggest competition is myself. A lot of kids get caught up in the comparing game – comparing themselves with Michael Jackson, comparing themselves with Michael Jordan. You gotta be your best. You gotta overcome your own fears.
Romeo Miller
I’m still waiting for Peter Jackson to let me play an elf. I want to play Orlando Bloom’s father. No, Orlando Bloom’s younger, hotter brother. I don’t think it’s going to happen.
Cliff Curtis
I went on tour with Beyonce when I was in Rich Girl and that was… something I will tell my kids for years and years and years to come. That’s like saying, ‘I toured with Michael Jackson.’ That will be something I will forever cherish.
Sevyn Streeter
Everything was so fresh and unique to us – it was a whole new world of music. Michael Jackson was so fresh, you know? We could approach it with such fresh ears, which wouldn’t be possible if we had been listening to it when we were younger.
Luka Sulic
Growing up, Missy Elliot and Janet Jackson were definitely major references.
The key to empowerment is no more complicated than what Jesse Jackson said, ‘We are somebody.’ But the ‘We are somebody’ I would like to be in the larger sense: not just the urban African-American but homo sapiens in general – We are somebody.
Melvin Van Peebles
Samuel L. Jackson is such a riot. He’s so incredibly normal, and he’s a blast to be around. I can’t even describe to you how he’s just sort of everybody’s crazy uncle.
Dove Cameron
I grew up with music in the house. I was told I could sing as soon as I started talking. Everybody in my family sang, always lots of records, blues and jazz and soul, R&B, you know, like Mahalia Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Coltrane, that kind of thing.
Tracy Chapman
'Remember the Time' and 'You Rock My World' from Michae

‘Remember the Time’ and ‘You Rock My World’ from Michael Jackson were two of my favorite songs ever. My mom used to bump them all the time.
A Boogie wit da Hoodie
People tend to throw up hands at Michael Jackson’s multifarious bizarreness. But is it really so strange? The boy was forced to work by a cruel and physically abusive father starting at the age of 7.
Jacob Weisberg
The news media’s silence, particularly television news, is reprehensible. If we knew as much about Darfur as we do about Michael Jackson, we might be able to stop these things from continuing.
Nicholas Kristof
I had the chance to work with Michael Jackson who was as brilliant as they come.
Tommy Mottola
My favorite place in the whole world is Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Miguel Ferrer
Greg Jackson, he gave me hope you know. He told me listen, you’re absolutely not done yet. You have a lot of work to do. If you want to start everything from the beginning, just come to Albuquerque. Come to my clinic. He’s a very smart guy and he’s a very educated coach, and I enjoy working with him.
Andrei Arlovski
There’s no place in the world you can go and not hear rock-and-roll, from Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder to Phil Collins.
Ahmet Ertegun
If I was working on Michael Jackson if he came back to life, I would be ready. I would be ready. ‘The Resurrection’ Michael Jackson album, I would be ready.
Mannie Fresh
There are some seminal things that happened in the ’70s for me: Billy Joel and Jackson 5.
Isaac Hanson
I was a student at Harvard, and that’s where I learned about so-called avant-garde music. Jackson Pollock, abstract expressionism and painting were well known at this time.
Henry Flynt
Do you remember where you were when Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett died?
Elvis Mitchell
When I was very little, I was into Michael Jackson. At six or seven, it was Madonna, but she’s not what she used to be. I’ve been into everything from Edith Piaf to Joe Strummer to the Velvet Underground to Suicide to A Tribe Called Quest to African music.
Lykke Li
My top three were Jim Brown, Wilt Chamberlain and Bo Jackson.
Dick Schaap
Michael Jackson, he used to chase relevancy all the time. He always wanted to go a little bigger and better and keep that audience. There was never a point where Michael was going to feel like, ‘I’ve got to play the Nokia, and that’s all I’m going to pull in is the Nokia.’ That would not have been acceptable.
When you get to work with people like Ian McKellen or directors like Peter Jackson, you sit and watch.
Luke Evans
I think I’m the only actor in the history of film who got to slap Sam Jackson on the face and butt and lived to tell about it.
Eugene Levy
I know who Michael Jackson is, I know who Prince is, I know the Isley Brothers, all that. Still, I got my own thing going with this music.
Playboi Carti
There was a time Michael Jackson couldn’t get his video on MTV because he was considered to be ‘urban.’ The Michael Jackson. So I literally have to be the Michael Jackson of apparel in order to break down the doors for everyone who will come after I’m gone, after I’m dead.
Kanye West
I guess it is ironical that I have a chance to say to Jesse Jackson, ‘You need to be mature. You need to be positive. You need to be bigger than the folks who are trying to tear you down.’
Bert Lance
George Washington, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, Ulysses Grant, Rutherford Hayes, James Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower all rode their wartime heroics into the White House.
Jeff Greenfield
I really wanted to be a dancer, actually. Michael Jackson inspired me a lot.
Charice Pempengco
I was 17, and a friend said, ‘Man, you’ve got to listen to this song,’ and he played ‘Man to Man.’ From there on, I was hooked on country. Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Black. Every show that came through America West Arena, I was there.
Dierks Bentley
I love movin’. I was observant growing up, watching Michael Jackson and John Travolta. I’d close my eyes, see the moves.
Jon Heder
I can’t ignore what I grew up listening to. My parents used to listen to Michael Jackson non-stop. They used to listen to Luther Vandross, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder.
Fleur East
There were bars that began to have acoustic musicians play, it was 1970: Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, America, The Eagles, all that kind of stuff was popular. It was very easy for me to just kind of move in and be noticed.
Shawn Colvin
You can play football and be the next Jim Brown or play baseball and be the next Reggie Jackson.
Reggie Jackson
I think Lady Gaga is talented. Madonna is talented, and the flair that Michael Jackson had. He was talented! Whatever it is that they do, they must be doing something right. They do have an audience out there, so I respect that.
Frankie Valli
Shinsuke Nakamura is probably one of the best wrestlers I’ve ever been in the ring with. He’s very unorthodox. Everything he does is with knockout power. He’s a guy who is very flamboyant, so don’t let his Michael Jackson antics fool you. This guy is deadly.
A.J. Styles
Beyonce is a very hard-working woman. Astrologically, for whatever it’s worth, she’s a Virgo – like Michael Jackson, a hard worker.
Aretha Franklin
I first wrote about Michael Jackson in the 1980s. His skin was growing paler, his features thinner, and his aura more feminine. Some called him a traitor to his race. Some fussed about his gender fluidity. I saw him as a post-modern shape-shifter. But the shifts grew more extreme and mysterious.
Margo Jefferson
I was inspired by James Brown, Michael Jackson and Prince.
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I don’t need to own one but I like to look at Diane Arbus’s pictures and anything by Jackson Pollock.
Lynne Ramsay
You can make an argument that Bill O’Reilly is a conservative or a Republican. Bill’s kind of unpredictable. Somebody might say that he would have been comfortable in the Democratic Party of Scoop Jackson.
Brit Hume
Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross and the Jackson 5, that’s what I grew up on.
Madonna Ciccone
Like growing up, I felt that Michael Jackson would dance for all the hours that god gave in a day!
Jitendra Kumar
Stephen Daldry would be a director that I would love to work with as well as Peter Jackson, Tim Burton, and I’m very lucky to have worked with Isabel Coixet, who is also one of my favourite directors.
Sophie Turner
Michael Jackson was my friend before he was anything else. I saw him, and I would say, ‘Oh my God, I know him…’ And I would think, ‘I’m so flipping lucky.’
Debbie Rowe
Jackson was not a religious man when he came to Lexington.
Daniel H. Hill
I loved Michael Jackson and Madonna. I styled my hair like Whitney Houston.
Concha Buika