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No matter what anybody says, what matters most is what you think of yourself. — India.Arie

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Over the years, I was doing what I loved to do, which is my music. But it was always a bit distorted, because I was doing the music in the way other people around me were telling me it should be done. — India.Arie

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There's hope. It doesn't cost a thing to smile. You don't have to pay to laugh. You better thank God for that. — India.Arie

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Every mountain needs someone to climb it,
Every ocean needs someone to dive in,
Every dream needs someone to wish it,
Every adventure needs someone to live it — India.Arie

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I will be patient, kind, faithful and true
To a man who loves music a man who loves art
Respect's the spirit world and thinks with his heart — India.Arie

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The only thing constant in the world is change, that's why today I take life as it comes — India.Arie

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The thing that makes me feel most alive is knowing that there's something that I have to do that I'm afraid of. — India.Arie

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When I think about the cause I'm most passionate about, it's all in my music all the time, because I'm always singing about the empowerment of women. Always, even when it's a little love song - it's still about the empowerment of women and this high spiritual nature of love. It's the biggest healer ever. — India.Arie

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In a world of smoke and ashes, you are milk and honey — India.Arie

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I cant control everything, and I dont need to — India.Arie

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In the music industry it's just you're either Black or white, and this is the box you get put in. — India.Arie

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There are rules but there's really no wrong way. — India.Arie

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I love him in every way a women can love a man, from personal to universal but most of all its unconditional. — India.Arie

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You're beautiful like a flower
More valuable than a diamond
You are powerful like a fire ...
There is nothing in the world that you cannot do
When you believe in you, who are beautiful
Yeah you, who are brilliant
Yeah you, who are powerful
Yeah you, who are resilient — India.Arie

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Because you never know where life is gonna take you, And you can't change where you've been, But today, I have the opportunity to choose ... — India.Arie

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You're only human.
Let's break free of this gravity of judgment
And fly high on the wings of forgiveness. — India.Arie

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There aint no substitute for the truth, either it is or it isnt. You see the truth it needs no proof, either it is or it isnt. And you know the truth by the way you feel. — India.Arie

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I'm a Libra, I always have two sides of everything. — India.Arie

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The worst disease in the world is hate. And the cure for hate is love. — India.Arie

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I'm passionate about the empowerment and healing of girls and women. Where I do the most work in that regard is in my songwriting. — India.Arie

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I'm still afraid of things, obviously - we're human. But I like that feeling of being afraid. — India.Arie

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Your real job in this world is to be you. — India.Arie

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I heard a voice that told me I'm essential. How all my fears are limiting my potential. Said it's time to step into the light and use every bit of power i have inside. — India.Arie

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I decided that instead of apologizing for having a lot to say, I wanted to create a format where people would come to hear me sing and speak. — India.Arie

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Life is a journey, not a destination; there are no mistakes, just chances we've taken. — India.Arie

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The thing that makes me most vulnerable is romantic relationship. — India.Arie

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Anyway, in my performance style, I'm a singer-songwriter. People can call it neo-soul or R&B or whatever. But at the core, when you see me live, I'm a singer-songwriter. — India.Arie

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My life is so tumultuous. I dive into everything. I'm feeling all up and down and sleepy and moody and hormonal - it just gets crazy. Just to keep myself balanced, I do things like yoga and meditation. — India.Arie

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One of the things that I've worked my way out of doing, and I knew that I needed to, was comparing myself to other people. That just poisins everything. It all of a sudden dtermines even clothes you're going to choose to wear that day or what you're going to do with a music production or how you're going to sequence it. It poisinseverything. Your real job in the world is to be you. Comparing yourself to other people I think that hurt me more than anything. Allowing myself to go there so much in my head hurt me. — India.Arie

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The difference between living and feeling alive, is using your fear as fuel to fly. — India.Arie

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The songs that I've written about Africa, and AIDS and HIV and about the power of humanitarian love, those songs, I'm gonna sing them because I know that it's real. — India.Arie

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I like when a teenager comes and talks to me on the street. I've been through a lot and I have a lot to share. — India.Arie

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The truth, it needs no proof. Either it is or it isn't. — India.Arie

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It's everything, it's nothing, it's perfect. — India.Arie

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What did not demolish me simply polished me. — India.Arie

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Any time someone is passionate about a cause, it's because they want to heal something inside of themselves. — India.Arie

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Strength, courage & wisdom ... it's been inside of me all along ... — India.Arie

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By all of your beauty I am so inspired. Your love has baptized me by fire. — India.Arie

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It doesn't cost a thing to smile, — India.Arie

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Things that I'm afraid to do are always about being afraid of being exposed. Every time, that's what it's always about. — India.Arie

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I am light. I am not my age, I am not my race; my soul inside is all light. I am light. — India.Arie

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It seems nobody really talks about what we do with our emotional pain. Only the ascendant perhaps, who have learned how to fully meditate or do yoga or whatever through their emotional pain. — India.Arie

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I'm African American, I'm a lot of other things, a musician and an artist. But that woman part holds the most pain for me. And therefore, obviously, the most lessons. — India.Arie

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There is no substitute for the Truth, either it is or it isn't. — India.Arie

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I am not my hair. I am not this skin. I am not your expectations no. I am not my hair. I am not this skin. I am the SOUL that lives within — India.Arie

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In the quest for fortune and fame ... don't forget about the simple things. — India.Arie

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Go on and love yourself, cause everything's gonna be alright. — India.Arie

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Back when I had a little, I thought that I needed a lot. A little was overrated, but a lot was a little too complicated. See, zero didn't satisfy me. A million didn't make me happy. That's when I learned a lesson that it's all about your perception ... THERE'S HOPE. It doesn't cost a thing to smile. You don't have to pay to laugh. Better thank God for that ... — India.Arie

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Make choices that are loving for yourself - with your diet, your relationships, and in speaking your loving truth - that are in alignment with what you want to be doing. When you see that in a person, you are seeing their passion and fulfillment, and that person feels good to you because they feel good to themselves. I know that I feel good and I think that comes across on stage; when I didn't feel good before, I think that came across on stage. — India.Arie

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Eating is not one of the things that I do now to deal with pain, because I don't ever want to do that. But I isolate myself, that's what I do. — India.Arie

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I do experiment with lots of different genres. In making music, I don't think of genre like, "I want to do this, because I'm going use that country music sound; I'm going use that hip-hop sound; I'm going use that acoustic [sound]." It's just making music. So now that I've traveled a lot more since I did Acoustic Soul, I'm sure that different sounds will come into place, because I have been exposed to it and I like it. But it's not so much of a conscience effort. It's mind and spirited. You know, we're humans. — India.Arie

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Either you're a hater or a lover. — India.Arie

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Tolerance is the seed, and the gift of pure acceptance is the tree — India.Arie

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What tried to demolish me, I allowed to polish me. — India.Arie

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It's not fair that people ignore AIDS in Africa because it's Africa. It's not fair. — India.Arie

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Chaos isn't good for your health. — India.Arie

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I say everything and I do whatever I want to do. I'm just me. The polished version of me, I suppose, because I have on clothes and makeup. But emotionally, I am very on the surface. — India.Arie

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There's another style of meditation that I've been doing since my mid-twenties. Tapping into your higher self to get a glimpse of yourself from the outside and get insight into what's going on in your life. I learned that from my godfather in my mid-twenties. — India.Arie

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I have, my whole life, been healing the girl inside, the part of me that struggles about being a female in the world. That's why I write about the things I write about. — India.Arie

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When I look in the mirror and the only one there is me
Every freckle on my face is where it's suppose to be
And I know my creator didn't make no mistakes on me
My feet, my thighs, my Lips, my eyes, I'm loving what I see — India.Arie

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Break the Shell": "Child, it's time to break the shell Life's gonna hurt but it's meant to be felt You cannot touch the sky from inside yourself You cannot fly until you break the shell. — India.Arie

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My body is beautiful and sacred, and I'm going to celebrate it. — India.Arie

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Because of what I've chosen to do for my work in the world, almost every time that there's something that I'm afraid to do that I need to do, I have to do it in front of other people. It makes me feel exposed. — India.Arie

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Success is clarity of my intention ... and reaching that intention while being true to myself and with joy. — India.Arie

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If you give me half a chance. I'll prove this to you. I will be patient, kind, faithful and true. — India.Arie

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I was very fortunate to have learned the transforming power of music early in life. As an adult I want to share that power by inspiring people to care about their neighbors near and far. Being a UNICEF Ambassador allows me this kind of opportunity. — India.Arie

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I started dealing with my emotional pain by writing. I always had been a writer, but just not songs. Saying things on paper that I would never, ever say, and saying things to myself, admitting things to myself, about myself and my personality, just putting it on paper, is how I deal with emotional pain. — India.Arie

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I choose to be authentic in everything I do — India.Arie

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If he ever left me, I wouldn't even be sad; no, 'cause there's a blessing in every lesson, and I'm glad that I knew him at all. — India.Arie

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I'm not the average girl from your video and I ain't built like a supermodel but I learned to love myself unconditionally because I am a queen — India.Arie

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If you create the game, then you create the rules. — India.Arie

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I do all the things that singer-songwriters do. I introduce the songs, I have a story to tell about everything all the time - I cannot be on stage and have something on my mind without telling the audience. I'm super emotional and expressive and vulnerable in that moment. — India.Arie