Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actor, and philanthropist. 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.

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The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.

Before I would hurt a child I would slit my wrists.

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.

I just wish I could understand my father.

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.

Because I think every child star suffers through this period, because you're not the cute and charming child that you were. You start to grow and they want to keep you little forever.

Just because it's in print doesn't mean it's the gospel.

Well you don't get to do things that other children get to do having friends and slumber parties and buddies. There were none of that for me. I didn't have friends when I was little. My brothers were my friends.

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.

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.

You know let's put it this way if all the people in Hollywood who have had plastic surgery if they went on vacation there wouldn't be a person left in town.

Me and Janet really are two different people.

I've helped many many many children thousands of children cancer kids leukemia kids.

When I see children I see the face of God. That's why I love them so much. That's what I see.

Yeah Wacko Jacko where did that come from? Some English tabloid. I have a heart and I have feelings. I feel that when you do that to me. It's not nice.

Elizabeth Taylor is gorgeous, beautiful, and she still is today, I'm crazy about her.

But I will never stop helping and loving people the way Jesus said to.

My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection.

If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.

Why can't you share your bed? The most loving thing to do is to share your bed with someone. It's very charming. It's very sweet. It's what the whole world should do.

The Bee Gees who are brilliant I just love great music.

Yes and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I'd hide my face in the dark I wouldn't want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried everyday.

I'm a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity.

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.

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.

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.

There were times when I had great times with my brothers pillow fights and things but I was used to always cry from loneliness.

Because I wanted to have a place that I could create everything that I never had as a child. So you see rides. You see animals. There's a movie theater.

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.

I will say again that I have never and would never harm a child. It sickens me that people have written untrue things about me.

I'm happy to be alive I'm happy to be who I am.

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.

Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be loved.

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.

People write negatives things cause they feel that's what sells. Good news to them doesn't sell.

Please keep an open mind and let me have my day in court.

Well Brooke I've always liked her and when I was little I used to stay with Diana Ross me and my brothers stayed with her for years and I never said but I always had a crush on her.

I was a veteran before I was a teenager.

I have a skin disorder that destroys the pigmentation of my skin it's something that I cannot help OK?

I'm never pleased with anything I'm a perfectionist it's part of who I am.

I'm just like anyone. I cut and I bleed. And I embarass easily.

They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end I - I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting.