Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music, dance and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson family, Michael made his professional debut in 1964 with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of the Jackson 5, and began his solo career in 1971. In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in popular music. His music videos, including those of "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and "Thriller" from his 1982 album Thriller, are credited with breaking racial barriers and transforming the medium into an art form and promotional tool. The popularity of these videos helped bring the television channel MTV to fame. Jackson's 1987... More
Michael Jackson Quotes
Michael Jackson #Business #Family #Love #Work
I love my family very much. I wish I could see them a little more often than I do. But we understand because we're a show business family and we all work.
Michael Jackson #Education #Work
The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.
Michael Jackson #God #Love
When I see children, I see the face of God. That's why I love them so much. That's what I see.
Michael Jackson #Car #Time
I rememeber one time we were getting ready to go to South America and everything was packed up and in the car ready to go and I hid and I was crying because I really did not want to go, I wanted to play. I did not want to go.
Michael Jackson #Good
People write negatives things, cause they feel that's what sells. Good news to them, doesn't sell.
Michael Jackson #Great
There were times when I had great times with my brothers, pillow fights and things, but I was, used to always cry from loneliness.
Michael Jackson #Great #Love #Music
The Bee Gees who are brilliant, I just love great music.
Michael Jackson #Inspirational #Love #Truth
Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.
Michael Jackson #Life
The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation.
Michael Jackson #Love #Money #Power
Because parents have power over children. They feel they have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see him turn like this, this isn't him. This is not him.
Michael Jackson #Love
Everything that I love is behind those gates. We have elephants, and giraffes, and crocodiles, and every kind of tigers and lions. And - and we have bus loads of kids, who don't get to see those things. They come up sick children, and enjoy it.
Michael Jackson #Sad #Work
And I remember going to the record studio and there was a park across the street and I'd see all the children playing and I would cry because it would make me sad that I would have to work instead.
Michael Jackson #Truth
It's a complete lie, why do people buy these papers? It's not the truth I'm here to say. You know, don't judge a person, do not pass judgement, unless you have talked to them one on one. I don't care what the story is, do not judge them because it is a lie.
Michael Jackson #Truth
Everyone who knows me will know the truth, which is that my children come first in my life and that I would never harm any child.
Michael Jackson #Dad
I just wish I could understand my father.
Michael Jackson #Time
Well, especially now I come to realize - and then - I would do my schooling which was three hours with a tutor and right after that I would go to the recording studio and record, and I'd record for hours and hours until it's time to go to sleep.