will.i.am Quotes

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Born: March 15, 1975, Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music Artist

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As we develop and get quicker with technology in America, it's like we're downgrading if you look at the investment in education... that's the thing that worries me.
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Disco is the first technology music. And what I mean is that 'disco' music is named after discs, because when technology grew to where they didn't need a band in the clubs, the DJ played it on a disc.
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Eisenhower warned us about the military-industrial complex and the damage it could do to society.
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I don't like politics.
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I don't want to hope anymore. I don't think we should hope anymore. We hoped enough. Now we have to do. We all have to do now.
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I like all the families in the U.K. But what I like about the idea of the royal family is... they seem like they're well educated and there's something admirable about them. And the Queen... she reminds me of my grandma.
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I remember when I was 11, I told my mom, 'One day I'm going to buy you a house.' And she said, 'Boy, don't you be making promises you can't keep.' I was like: 'No, Ma, it's not a promise. I'm going to buy you a house one day.'
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I was born and raised in East Los Angeles by a single mom who had three biological kids and adopted four more. I never met my dad.
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If Apple's a technology company in the music industry, why can't somebody in the music industry make technology?
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If you have a vaccine or an antidote that people can benefit from, you're not going to want to keep it to yourself. You're going to want to spread that wisdom or whatever to as many people as you can, so everybody can benefit from it.
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If you live in a ghetto and really want not to just change your life and your family's life but change your ghetto's life, make your ghetto a good neighbourhood, learn science try to be like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
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If you live in a good neighborhood, you drive home and there's a bank. There's grocery stores and big houses - but no motels. What that tells you psychologically is you protect your money and buy good things for your family to eat in your nice big house.
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If you really want change, you really want it to be inclusive, where everyone's included, otherwise you're just going to have more of the same in the future.
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If you would ask my mom what books I liked growing up, I liked Dr. Seuss.
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It should be mandatory that you understand computer science.
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Most of these people who are celebrities now don't do anything to deserve it, so by that fact alone, I don't want to be one.
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My mom's discipline worked out perfectly. I wouldn't change a thing.
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My mom's never been married. I've never even seen my mom kiss a dude.
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Not many people give you a vision of what the future will bring.
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Philanthropy is the thing that I am really excited about, and having success means I can do more.
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Politics are about preserving relationships at the end of the day, and it has nothing to do with the greater good for humanity. It's just all about business.
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Romantic love is painful.
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There are five issues that make a fist of a hand that can knock America out cold. They're lack of jobs, obesity, diabetes, homelessness, and lack of good education.
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There's an entry point to any relationship.
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We all rely on technology to communicate, to survive, to do our banking, to shop, to get informed, but none of us knows how to read and write the code.
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We have no control over the outcome of anything. Like the planet and global warming, we don't control that. If politicians want a war we don't control that. Acts of terrorism, we can't control them.
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When I got into junior high school, that's when my mom let me dress how I wanted to dress. Up to that point I wore suits to school all the time.
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You can get your money and you put it in the bank, or you can put it in the youth. You can put it in our future.
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You can rule ignorance you can manipulate the illiterate you can do whatever you want when a people are uneducated, so that goes in line with corrupt business and corrupt politics.
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You know, I do music. If you look under the hood of the industry I'm in, it's all based on technology. From radio to phonographs to CDs, it's all technology. Microphones, reel-to-reels, cameras, editing, chips, it's all technology.
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