Top 10 Quotes by Meshell Ndegeocello

Meshell Ndegeocello

I think secretly I've realized after my time on the planet that I have no control over what people feel about me or need from me, so I just have a more laid-back approach in my apologies.

Meshell Ndegeocello
Her beauty cannot be measured with standards of a colonized mind
Meshell Ndegeocello

Any ideas of 'other' are complicated, and otherness is relative to personal ideas of 'normal.' Meshell Ndegeoc

Meshell Ndegeocello
I tried to be as positive as possible, because I have the same birthday as Michael Jackson. He is my cosmic brother. I love him.
Meshell Ndegeocello

Once you encounter people who are really testing the limits of kindness, that's when you start to build up a shield and close yourself down.

Meshell Ndegeocello
Madonna is interesting. She changed music. She definitely did. She gave me an opportunity that no one else would give me, so I am very grateful to her.
Meshell Ndegeocello

I'm really good at melodic and sonic things, but I don't really think I have anything to say. But I really enjoy the puzzle-making of taking words and adding a melody to them.

Meshell Ndegeocello
I'm becoming more and more apolitical - I think the most revolutionary thing you can do is just live your life and have a good time. Before they scoop you up on the street or you die.
Meshell Ndegeocello

I joke that a person of color would never make a movie like 'Midnight in Paris.' Nostalgia isn't so enticing.

Meshell Ndegeocello
I just try to tell a story with a song, and be able to try to transmit the emotion to you. That's all I'm really trying to do.