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

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

American Contemporary Musical Entertainer, Recording Artist and Businessman

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I have begun to see that even my father's harshness was a kind of love. An imperfect love, to be sure, but love nonetheless. He pushed me because he loved me, because he wanted no man to ever look down at his offspring. Now with time, rather than bitterness I feel blessing.? My initial fury has slowly given way to forgiveness.

I have no problem with them imitating [me]. It's a compliment. Everybody has to start out looking up to someone. For me it was James Brown, Sammy Davis Jr., Jackie Wilson, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly.

I have spent my entire life helping millions of children across the world. I would never harm a child.

I have to find my peace 'cause no-one seems to let me be, false prophets cry of doom, what are the possibilities? I told my brothers 'There'll be problem times and tears for fears, we must live each day like it's the last, go with it, go with it, jam! It ain't too much stuff, jam, it ain't too much, it ain't too much for me to jam!

I just can't stop loving you, I just can't stop loving you, and if I stop, then tell me just what will I do?

I just wanted to say that these will be my final show performances in London. When I say this is it, it really means this is it.

I just wish I could understand my father.

I don't care what you talkin' 'bout baby. I don't care what you say. Don't you come walkin' beggin' back mama. I don't care anyway. Time after time I gave you all of my money. No excuses to make. I don't know what's gonna happen to you, baby, but I do know that I love you, you walk around this town with your head all up in the sky, and I do know that I want you.

Get on the floor and dance with me, I love the way you shake your thing especially.

Granada has, by use of voice-overs, editing and the nature of the questions asked, treated me unfairly by giving viewers the impression that I have behaved inappropriately with children.

Ground water has always been the property of the landowner, with the idea that water can be used for the benefit of the land.

Heal the world, make it a better place, for you and for me and the entire human race, there are people dying, but if you care enough for the living, make a better place for you and for me.

How could you leave, girl? 'Cause love for us was meant to be, then you must be seein' some other guy instead of me.

How does it feel, when you're cold and alone inside?

I always wanted to do music that influences and inspires each generation. Let?s face it, who wants mortality?

I am bewildered at the length to which people will go to portray me so negatively.

I am speechless about the idea of putting music fans in jail for downloading music. It is wrong to illegally download, but the answer cannot be jail. Here in America we create new opportunities out of adversity, not punitive laws, and we should look to new technologies like Apple's new Music Store for solutions. This way, innovation continues to be the hallmark of America. It is the fans that drive the success of the music business.

I believe in my heart that the music community will come together as one and rally to the aid of thousands of innocent victims... There is a tremendous need for relief dollars right now and through this effort each one of us can play an immediate role in helping comfort so many people.

I believe we are powerful, but we don't use our minds to full capacity. Your mind is powerful enough to help you attain whatever you want.

I changed. People change.

Everything I said, I said with my heart,

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 busloads of kids, who don't get to see those things. They come up sick children, and enjoy it.

From the bottom of my heart.

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

Despite the challenging market environment, the board is confident about the prospects for the current year,

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American Contemporary Musical Entertainer, Recording Artist and Businessman