Michael Jackson, fully Michael Joseph Jackson, aka MJ or King of Pop

Michael
Jackson, fully Michael Joseph Jackson, aka MJ or King of Pop
1958
2009

American Contemporary Musical Entertainer, Recording Artist and Businessman

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Whenever I saw a sunset, I would quietly make my secret wish right before the sun tucked under the western horizon and disappeared. It would seem as if the sun had taken my wish with it. I'd make it right before the last speck of light vanished.

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.

Why can't you share your bed? The most loving thing to do is to share your bed with someone, ... You say, 'You can have my bed if you want it. Sleep in it. I'll sleep on the floor. It's yours.' I always give the beds to the company.

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.

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.

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.

What about sunrise, what about rain? What about all the things that you said we were to gain? What about flowering fields, is there a time? What about all the dreams that you said was yours and mine?

What happened to truth? Did it go out of style?

They print my message in the Saturday Sun, I had to tell them I ain't second to none, and I told about equality, and it?s true, either you're wrong or you're right.

They say that parenting is like dancing. You take one step, your child takes another.

To give someone a piece of your heart, is worth more than all the wealth in the world.

We can change the world tomorrow. This could be a better place. If you don't like what I'm sayin'.

We look high and low for God, but somehow He's not there. So we blame Him and tell ourselves that He must have forgotten us. Or else we decide that He left us long ago, if He was ever around. How strange, the little fish said, to miss what is everywhere. Very strange, the old whale agreed. Doesn't it remind you of fish who say they're thirsty?

We think the collectivity of the efforts the secretary has described today will underscore our commitment to implement significant and far-reaching ambitions for changing the dynamic regarding illegal immigration,

We will continue to make sure these gunslingers get a high bond. This is Selma, not the 'Rifleman' show.

The record companies really do conspire against the artists. They steal. They cheat. They do whatever they can, especially the black artists.? Sony's Tommy Mottola is the president of the record division. He is mean. He is a racist, and he's very, very, very devilish.

The way you make me feel, you really turn me on, you knock me off my feet, my lonely days are gone.

The Wizard of Oz has secrets that are just too much. Or Peter Pan ? the whole 'lost boys' thing is just incredible. They?re not childlike at all, they?re really, really deep; you can rule your life by them. Or say 'child-like', because children are the most brilliant people of all, that?s why they relate to those stories so well. Fairy-tales are wonderful.

Then won't you slap my face. Well, they say the sky's the limit, and to me that's really true, but, my friend you have seen nothing, just wait 'til I get through.

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

There?s a whole psychological reason for those cartoons about good against evil. We have Superman and all those other hero people, so that we can go out into life and try to be something. I?ve got most of Disney?s animated movies on video-tapes, and when we watch them. Oh, I could just eat it, eat it? Jimmy Cricket, Pinocchio, Mickey Mouse ? these are world-known characters. Some of the greatest political figures have come to the United States to meet them.

There's a Mother's Day and there's a Father's Day, but there's no Children's Day. It would mean a lot. World peace.

These people wanted to exploit my concern for children by threatening to destroy what I believe in and what I do. I have been a vulnerable target for those who want money.

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.

The minute I started breaking the all-time record in record sales?I broke Elvis's records, I broke Beatles records?the minute it became the all-time best-selling album in the history of the Guinness Book of World Records, overnight they called me a freak. They called me a homosexual. They called me a child molester. They said I bleached my skin. They made everything to turn the public against me.

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First Name
Michael
Last Name
Jackson, fully Michael Joseph Jackson, aka MJ or King of Pop
Birth Date
1958
Death Date
2009
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American Contemporary Musical Entertainer, Recording Artist and Businessman