30 Popular Pharrell Williams Quotes About Success

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Pharrell Williams is an extremely successful recording artist, producer, musician, and fashion designer. He has won 13 ‘Grammy Awards’, including three as ‘Producer of the Year’.

Williams launched his solo career in 2003. His debut single, Frontin’ appeared in 2003; his debut album, In My Mind, hit the charts in 2006. He has featured with A-list artists including Calvin Harris, Big Sean, and Ed Sheeran.

Williams also owns ‘I Am Other’, a multimedia creative collective that serves as an umbrella for all of Pharrell Williams‘ endeavors, including ‘Billionaire Boys Club’.

Here’s a collection of the most incredible Pharrell Williams quotes:


30 Popular Pharrell Williams About Success

1. “Fashion has to reflect who you are, what you feel at the moment, and where you’re going.”– Pharrell Williams

2. “I have an all-Japanese design team, and none of them speak English. So it’s often funny and surprising how my ideas end up lost in translation.”– Pharrell Williams

3. “In order to do great things, you must be unafraid to recreate yourself. You can’t do that holding on to a glory from yesterday.”– Pharrell Williams

4. “So when I’m playing, I’m sort of painting a feeling in the air.”– Pharrell Williams

5. “Trust me, when they read the [Oscar] results, my face was…frozen. But then I thought about it, and I just decided just to… let it go.”– Pharrell Williams

6. “You treat the air as a canvas and the paint is the chords that come through your fingers, out of the keyboard.”– Pharrell Williams


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7. “Clear intentions and clear purpose beget clear results.”– Pharrell Williams


8. “I don’t want to end up being a circus act, doing my most famous tricks when I’m 70.”– Pharrell Williams

9. “I’m like most people. We just concentrate on the present. I live right where the film is going through the film projector and it hits the light.”– Pharrell Williams

10. “So many people just have that innate thing that allows them to express themselves in a way the majority can follow. That’s when you’re affecting culture.”– Pharrell Williams

11. “Tokyo is like the New York of Asia. Although the people there are all basically from Japan, they celebrate what they like about various cultures.”– Pharrell Williams

12. “You learn from experiences, and I suppose that’s where I color most of my music, from experiences.”– Pharrell Williams

13. “Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof. Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth.”– Pharrell Williams

14. “Happiness is not about the trophy or the finish line. It’s the journey. If you enjoy your journey, you can enjoy your life.”– Pharrell Williams

15. “I’m just very thankful. And I say that a lot because that’s the most important message.”– Pharrell Williams

16. “Remember my first tenet in getting dressed is how you feel in the morning. So if you’re not being true blue to that, it usually shows.”– Pharrell Williams


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17. “The motivation for me, was them telling me what I could not be.”– Pharrell Williams


18. “You gotta go inward To experience the outer space That was built for you.”– Pharrell Williams

19. “As a kid, I always had a super vivid imagination, like “Man, I like those shoes, but they should’ve made them in purple” or like, Man, I wonder how people make songs.”– Pharrell Williams

20. “First thing I do [in the morning] is thank the master. I thank God every day.”– Pharrell Williams

21. “I’m a fan of music, first and foremost. So I do things from the perspective of a fan.”– Pharrell Williams

22. “Life is a carousel. It goes up and down. All U gotta do is just stay on.”– Pharrell Williams

23. “Stay loyal to your creativity because it’s a gift.”– Pharrell Williams

24. “When I make music, I try to make something that is super colorful and something you’ve never heard before, so when you hear the whole album, it’s a good feeling. Musically that’s what I aspire to do whenever I’m making an album.”– Pharrell Williams

25. “And when I say equality, I mean equality for everybody. Who are you telling who they can marry and who they can’t? What is this? This is 2014.”– Pharrell Williams

26. “Fashion is more about feel than science.”– Pharrell Williams


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27. “I love when things are transparent, free, and clear of all inhibition and judgment.”– Pharrell Williams


28. “Intake is everything. And that is, that’s where you start to realize your ego has no business in our business. Once you think you know everything, it’s only a matter of time. So I will forever remain a student.”– Pharrell Williams

29. “Some of the best art occurs when people are oppressed. That’s just what we do as a species when something shakes us up.”– Pharrell Williams

30. “Wealth is of the heart and mind, not the pocket.”– Pharrell Williams



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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