40 Cee Lo Green Quotes About Music, Success & Life


Which are your favorite Cee Lo Green quotes?

Cee Lo Green is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor. He rose to international fame for his hit single ‘Crazy’ which peaked at No. 1 on various singles charts worldwide. He has earned numerous awards, including five Grammys.

He has appeared as a judge and coach on four seasons of ‘The Voice’. Other than that he also worked as a voice actor in an animated film and appeared in a few television programs and films, including his own show, ‘CeeLo Green’s The Good Life’.

Here’s a collection of the most inspirational Cee Lo Green quotes:


40 Cee Lo Green Quotes About Music, Success & Life

1. “I believe hip hop is being used in some mass way to influence underachievement.” – Cee Lo Green

2. “I hate hateful people.” – Cee Lo Green

3. “I’m a little lavish I must admit. But I’m not really concerned with money. Being rich is not my goal, being wealthy is.” – Cee Lo Green

4. “If someone is passed out they’re not even WITH you consciously! so WITH Implies consent.” – Cee Lo Green

5. “My insurance provider probably wouldn’t allow me to go into a mosh pit anymore. My brain is insured by Lloyd’s of London, you know what I’m saying?” – Cee Lo Green

6. “So many of the bands that influenced me growing up were English, even if I didn’t realize it. English pop ruled the world in the ’80s!” – Cee Lo Green


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7. “Twitter is a form of free speech, and I’m all for that. But if Cee Lo Green, a maverick of sorts, can’t get on Twitter and say something outlandish or outrageous, then what is the whole point of Twitter at all?” – Cee Lo Green


8. “You’ve got to realize that the world’s a test, You can only do your best and let Him do the rest. You’ve got your life, and got your health, So quit procrastinating and push it yourself.” – Cee Lo Green

9. “Everybody’s the same color with the lights off.” – Cee Lo Green

10. “I don’t sell dope, I sell hope.” – Cee Lo Green

11. “I wanna lie to you sometimes…but I can’t. I wanna tell you that it’s all good…but it ain’t.” – Cee Lo Green

12. “I’ve been such an oddball my whole life, but I’ve always been cool and I’ve always dressed fairly smartly.” – Cee Lo Green

13. “Music saved my life. The voice you hear, the soul, the pain, is that of a person who deeply, deeply, deeply appreciates the opportunity they’ve been given.” – Cee Lo Green

14. “People who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!” – Cee Lo Green

15. “Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience – I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed.” – Cee Lo Green

16. “You have to dream big, wish hard, and chase after your goals because no one is going to do it for you.” – Cee Lo Green


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17. “But I still feel like a normal person… I’ve walked the streets and I know what it feels like. I speak with humility, and apparently those songs connect with people.” – Cee Lo Green


18. “I don’t judge people. I don’t even judge people on ‘The Voice.’ I’m a coach. I’m there for constructive criticism and to aid and abet and discover new talent.” – Cee Lo Green

19. “I think I’ll always be famous. I just hope I don’t become infamous.” – Cee Lo Green

20. “I’m not classically trained, but I am flawed in a very fantastic way!” – Cee Lo Green

21. “Meanwhile, NBC and I plan to continue our relationship with several new co-ventures including a new music show, while we also explore our ideas for me to create and host a new show of my own. I will not go quietly into the night… expect more great music and entertainment done in my own unique unmistakable and undeniable way. The Voice has given me all the altitude and incentive to do just that. Thanks for the memories and make way for many more!” – Cee Lo Green

22. “Others tell like it is, while I tell it how I would like it to be.” – Cee Lo Green

23. “There was a time when I didn’t like myself at all. I thought I was a cruel joke. But now I’ve come to realize that maybe I am not cute, but I am beautiful.” – Cee Lo Green

24. “You don’t wanna hear the truth, so I’ma lie to you…make it sound fly to you.” – Cee Lo Green

25. “Be free and express yourself. Do what comes naturally.” – Cee Lo Green

26. “I cry all the time. Music makes me cry.” – Cee Lo Green


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27. “I like to have fun. I’m definitely sexually liberated and all that good stuff.” – Cee Lo Green


28. “I’m not allowed to be as liberal as I would like to be, you know? I’d do a lot more damage if I could!” – Cee Lo Green

29. “Like most artists, I live out of a suitcase.” – Cee Lo Green

30. “On a good day I think I’m handsome, on an average day I’m average. I’m a man’s man so I don’t necessarily know how cute we’re supposed to be.” – Cee Lo Green

31. “The line between playing to win and sin is thin, But I walk it with grace and I talk it with taste. I am that raw, simply put, and I rest my case.” – Cee Lo Green

32. “When it comes to the stage, I can’t help but be inspired by people like George Clinton, Elton John, and Alice Cooper.” – Cee Lo Green

33. “Antique things have an appreciation and worth. Something can be old, but it can be timeless; therefore, it becomes an antique. If this antique is preserved and deemed precious, it could be passed down as a family heirloom.” – Cee Lo Green

34. “I committed crimes of passion and my soul was suspected, But it was thrown out of court because of course the Creator and I connected. He told me, “Fear not for thou art protected. Your life is being requested,” – Cee Lo Green

35. “I like aggressive and sexually liberated women. It’s hot to me.” – Cee Lo Green

36. “I’m an artist, and I like the risk – I’m not in it for the sure things.” – Cee Lo Green


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37. “In my lifetime, I’ve come to realize that you can’t depend upon other people for what you want. You can’t be scared to go out and get it. You have to dream big, wish hard & chase after your goals because no one is going to do it for you.” – Cee Lo Green


38. “My style is ambiguous and lucid.” – Cee Lo Green

39. “The fact that you can love something that you’ve lost is all the incentive you need to love again, as opposed to becoming comfortably numb.” – Cee Lo Green

40. “Well, I’ve cleaned bathrooms in a warehouse. That was pretty terrible. But I can’t complain because I’m sure other people have done worse.” – Cee Lo Green



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