Jimmy Cliff Quotes

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Jimmy Cliff Quotes

Certain artists have a role to echo the echoes of the people and thats what Ill be doing on my next album.
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Christian values were important at home. Cleanliness. Don't steal. Don't lie. Those were the rules, and they were strictly enforced. Especially the stealing and lying. When you broke the rules, you got a beating. I always broke the rules a lot.

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Basically, I'm motivated to write about sociopolitical issues as well as relationships. I think those themes have stayed with me throughout my life.

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People might say, 'Jimmy Cliff, you've done a lot, achieved a lot. What more can you want?'

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I used to do a little acting in school. It was my first love, and I really thought I would be doing it as a career. I really wanted to complete that part of my ambition.

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I've abused myself a lot over the years. But my voice is still intact - really, it's better.

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I grew up in the church and had always questioned what they were telling me.

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Rome was not built in a day Opposition will come your way But the harder the battle you see It's the sweeter the victory

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I had the global outlook that I really wanted to capture the world. I would like the attention of the world at least and I wanted that.

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I live between Jamaica and Paris.

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I think we all have a role to play in life.

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I don't think a songwriter should lose their mojo. In my situation, I'm one of those artists that lasts over a long period rather than have your moment and your moment is gone.

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I write songs on a universal basis. I was born out of the earth of Jamaica which I consider to be a part of Atlantis, the sunk continent, but that's my thing. But I write songs on a universal basis, not like Jamaican songs.

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Everyone needs to realize why am I here? It comes in everyone's life; you ask why am I here? What am I doing? Once you are able to answer that question for yourself honestly, you have smooth sailing.

— Jimmy Cliff

Certain artists have a role to echo the echoes of the people and that's what I'll be doing on my next album.

— Jimmy Cliff

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