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Randy Jackson Quotes

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Randy Jackson quotes: yo dawg, hope you enjoy these quotes by the music mogul.

“Moment of truth.  Are you ready?”

“Figure out who you are.”

“Accept who you are and try and make the best of that.”

“Want what you need.  As opposed to wanting what you want.  You may not need what you want, but you want it anyway.  If you can turn your wants into your needs, you can do anything.”

“You never know what the future brings.”

“We’ve all gotta start somewhere!”

“It’s time to get hot.  This is the time to do it.”

“I love people who break boundaries and always create something new and fresh.”

“Don’t tell me we’ve run out of ideas.  As long as we’re alive, we’ve got to be able to put a new wrinkle on something.”

“My dad’s thing was, ‘You know the thing you really know?  That you never ever know.'”

“At every stage of your life, you know everything.  At 12, you’ve got it sussed out.  At 16, you couldn’t tell me anything.  Twenty-one, I knew it all.  Hadn’t lived it, but I knew it.  You think you’ve got a lock on it at thirty.  After a while, though, you realize what my dad said was completely true.  You never ever know.”

“I always say the greats just get better.”

“A wizard is never too early, never too late.  A wizard only appears at the precise time.”

“I think there’s an abundance of talent in America and there will never be not a lot of talent out there.”

“If you think somebody has an inkling of talent, you want to inspire them, and try to give them some real sound advice.”

“Surround yourself with positive people that will help motivate you, be it friends, family, even an online community.”

“When we started Idol, Simon and I lived by this phrase: ‘If you dish it out, you’ve got to be able to take it back.’  If you say that was awful, somebody may come back at you.  I don’t really care, because I’ve got pretty thick skin.  But back when I was heavy, I remember somebody saying, ‘Well, you’re fat!’  And I said, ‘Yo, I got mirrors.  You don’t think I know?'”

“I grew up in the South, where food and good times were king.  I am very attuned to knowing when I have had enough.  The signal to stop eating is going to come from your body, not an empty plate.”

“I was at the top of my game, enjoying incredible success in a number of industries, when I experienced a health crisis.  Due to being overweight and living a demanding, fast-paced life, I discovered I was diabetic.  I became committed to regaining my health, and that experience fueled my desire to help other people on the same journey.  My journey was long and far from easy, but, with the help of some marvelous people, I made it.”

“I chalk up the fact that I got diabetes to my body saying, ‘Dude, you have been doing wrong for way too long!'”

“Managing type 2 diabetes also runs hand in hand with managing your weight.  That’s why I co-founded Unify Health Labs, a product that helps other people in their journey to get healthy – while sparing them the long, confusing search I went through.”

“This is me sort of giving back.  Something that’s a simple solution because all of us probably have 50 bottles on the counter or 50 bottles in the bathroom of different vitamins and things that we take.  The root causes of these certain diseases and trying to get your best health, it all starts in the gut.  Gut health is really best health.”

“When I was trying to get my health back on the right track, I did a lot of reading.  And I was always on the internet, trying to get the latest and greatest information.  It was a huge help, and I learned a lot.  But like I said, sorting out all the options was tough.  And frankly, that’s where being on television, being a ‘celebrity,’ if you will, really came in handy.  Because one of the big advantages of being well-known is the access that comes with it.”

“You have to change the way you think about food.  You have to almost have a complete divorce break up… and start back bit by bit and find out the things that work with your body and you also find out the allergies and really pay attention to how you feel.”

Move every day.  Like taking a shower and brushing your teeth.  Make it a part of your everyday life.  Find fun ways to incorporate exercise into your daily routine and when you find something that works, stick with it.”

“Health is the new wealth.”

“And if you talk to someone who’s been unfortunate enough to lose their health, they’ll tell you they’d give every cent they have – and more – to get it back.  So helping people get healthy and stay healthy is goal number one.”

“Beyond that, I’d love to help children, especially in the area of childhood obesity.  It’s become an epidemic in our country.  And it sets kids up at a huge disadvantage in a lot of ways.  Most importantly, it presents a real threat to their current and future health.”

“I was incredibly grateful.  Now, I’ve truly been blessed by life, but, next to my children, getting healthy was the best thing that ever happened to me.  That’s when I found my new passion: helping other people get healthy, too.”

“Happiness is my kids, my wife, my friends, my music.  And tennis.  I’m actually a pretty good tennis player!”

“If it’s music, I love it.”

“I used to think I was a singer; I had my own delusions about it.”

“You hear that silly phrase that music soothes the savage in all of us.  It’s really true.  Could you imagine a world without music?  You think there are wars now.  Oh, my God.”

“I always wanted to be a leading man!”

“This show made us rich, yo.  You can come from absolutely nothing and be something with your talent.”

“There was this blues legend who taught me some amazing lessons.  Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown.  He would say, in his own way, ‘You gotta learn to take the bittah with the fweet, boy.’  I was like, ‘What?  The fweet?’  Years later, it all made sense.  There’s a price on every doggie in the window.  You want to be president?  Senator?  Governor?  A rock star?  The leading actor?  Here’s what’s going to come with that.”

“You can only be free as an artist if you’re free as a person.”

My ego is really good.  I don’t need to watch myself on TV.”

“My mom’s thing was, ‘Shower them with love.  Maybe that will turn the tide.'”

“Well, basically I have a lot of friends because I’ve been in the business a long time and worked with a lot of people.”

“You know, I’m kind of a wild, crazy, workaholic guy.”

“As soon as you tell me no, guess what’s going to happen.”

“In it to win it.”

“There is a lot of territory out there still to explore.”

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