Boy did Frank ocean deliver in his promise to release his new music. While it was not titled, Boys Don’t Cry, both Endless and Blonde feature some of his best music yet. So, to celebrate the joyous moment for music fans, we decided to create the 15 Greatest Frank Ocean Quotes Of All Time.
It looks like Ocean had the ability to have Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé play huge parts on his album, however, he decided to have them provide a little backup instead, completely owning his craft and showing his confidence will not be weakened.
Thanks to artists like James Blake, Andre 3000 and many more, Ocean was able to deliver some of his greatest pieces of work in a grand fashion that no one expected at all. So congrats to Frank and check out our 15 Greatest Frank Ocean Quotes Of All Time.
15 Greatest Frank Ocean Quotes Of All Time
“In art, at a certain level, there is no ‘better than.’ It’s just about trying to operate for yourself on the most supreme level, artistically, that you can and hoping that people get it. Trusting that, just because of the way people are built and how interconnected we are, greatness will translate and symmetry will be recognized.”
“We were poor. But my mom never accepted that. She worked hard to become a residential contractor – got her master’s with honors at the University of New Orleans. I used to go to every class with her. Her father was my paternal figure.”
“I believe that marriage isn’t between a man and woman; but between love and love.”
“No, I don’t like you, I just thought you were cool enough to kick it/Got a beach house I could sell you in Idaho”
“When you’re happy you enjoy the music, but when you’re sad you understand the lyrics.”
“Don’t confuse my personality with my attitude. My personality is who I am, and my attitude depends on who you are.”
“This unrequited love, to me it’s nothing but a one-man cult. And cyanide in my styrofoam cup”
“I won’t touch on risky, because that’s subjective. People are just afraid of things too much. Afraid of things that don’t necessarily merit fear.”
“Whenever I think about movies, I always look at that art process as having the best of a lot of worlds. Because if you watch a great film, you have a musical element to it, not just on the scoring, but in the way that the shots are edited – that has music and rhythm and time.”
“If someone breaks your heart, just punch them in the face. Seriously. Punch them in the face and go get some ice cream.”
“The first four and a half years was me in the studio every day, writing songs for other people. I had jobs, too – eleven jobs. I worked at Kinko’s, Fatburger, Subway – I was a sandwich artist – and I was a claims processor at Allstate Insurance.”
“The best song wasn’t the single, but you weren’t either. Livin’ in Ladera Heights, the black Beverly Hills. Domesticated paradise, palm trees and pools. The water’s blue, swallow the pill.”
“Don’t ever play with someone’s feelings, you could win the game but you could lose that person forever.”
“You just do what you can and you have as much fun as possible.”
“My grandfather was smart and had a whole lot of pride. He didn’t speak a terrible amount, but you could tell there was a ton on his mind – like a quiet acceptance of how life had turned out.”