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60 Inspirational Jason Mraz Quotes (SONGWRITING)

Top 10 Most Famous Jason Mraz Quotes (BEST)

“Another year is fast approaching. Go be that starving artist you’re afraid to be. Open up that journal and get poetic finally. Volunteer. Suck it up and travel. You were not born here to work and pay taxes. You were put here to be part of a vast organism to explore and create. Stop putting it off. The world has much more to offer than what’s on 15 televisions at TGI Fridays. Take pictures. Scare people. Shake up the scene. Be the change you want to see in the world.”

Jason Mraz
Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.
Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday.
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday.
When hands are joined, no one can point fingers.
When hands are joined, no one can point fingers.
You can turn off the sun, but I'm still gonna shine.
You can turn off the sun, but I’m still gonna shine.

“Transformation is my favorite game and in my experience, anger and frustration are the result of you not being authentic somewhere in your life or with someone in your life. Being fake about anything creates a block inside of you. Life can’t work for you if you don’t show up as you.”

Jason Mraz
If it's a broken part, replace it. If it's a broken arm then brace it. If it's a broken heart, then face it.
If it’s a broken part, replace it. If it’s a broken arm then brace it. If it’s a broken heart, then face it.
Creativity is a religion. When you get into it, you will find your life becomes more spiritual.
Creativity is a religion. When you get into it, you will find your life becomes more spiritual.
Equality and separation cannot exist in the same space.
Equality and separation cannot exist in the same space.
Here’s to freedom, cheers to art. Here’s to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start.
Here’s to freedom, cheers to art. Here’s to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start.

11 Inspirational Jason Mraz Quotes on Happiness

“I’ve come to the conclusion that people who wear headphones while they walk, are much happier, more confident, and more beautiful individuals than someone making the solitary drudge to work without acknowledging their own interests and power.”

Jason Mraz
Don't let your mind stop you from having a good time.
Don’t let your mind stop you from having a good time.

“I’m totally into new age and self-help books. I used to work in a bookstore and that’s the section they gave me, and I got way into it. I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go.”

Jason Mraz
It's when you cry just a little, but you laugh in the middle that you've made it.
It’s when you cry just a little, but you laugh in the middle that you’ve made it.

“It’s from being melancholy and having my human down experiences that I learn, that I overcome, that I transform – and these realizations I put into song. That’s what I choose to put in my backpack and carry with me around the world.”

Jason Mraz
You come to realize that only one person can tell you what's expected of you, and that's you.
You come to realize that only one person can tell you what’s expected of you, and that’s you.

“Whenever I’m in need of inspiration and mantras, I go straight to simple affirmations. ‘I am strong’, ‘I am brave’, ‘I can do this’ and ‘I’m awesome’. Whatever you put after ‘I am’, you will become. ‘I am’ are the two most powerful words, so make sure what you say after ‘I am’ is what you want to experience. It’s like a magic trick.”

Jason Mraz
I won't give up. Even if the skies get rough.
I won’t give up. Even if the skies get rough.
My goal is to show everyone that they, too, can do what they love to do.
My goal is to show everyone that they, too, can do what they love to do.

“Last weekend a young man asked me how I remain so positive. ‘It seems all the negativity in the world doesn’t affect you,’ he said. I had no more than a minute with the young man so I offered this: It’s all about where you choose to put your attention, and I choose to be happy.”

Jason Mraz
In case you never noticed, the path you never chose has chosen you.
In case you never noticed, the path you never chose has chosen you.

12 Jason Mraz Quotes About Life

“I’m actually no longer a strict vegan. I don’t hang out in the cheese section – I don’t even eat cheese. I don’t drink milk. But every once in a while I’ll have an egg. I’m going to eat eggs that come out of my next-door neighbor’s farm, that’s just the way it is.”

Jason Mraz
Sometimes people forget their own greatness.
Sometimes people forget their own greatness.
There's no shame in being crazy.
There’s no shame in being crazy.

“Surrender to life itself and you’ll just be rewarded with so many things. And I’ve been rewarded so many times, in so many mysterious ways. So I have no reason to be disappointed with anything.”

Jason Mraz
Life doesn't come at you. It comes from you.
Life doesn’t come at you. It comes from you.

“Frustration and Love can’t exist in the same place at the same time, so get real and start doing what you would rather be doing in life. Love your life. All of it. Even the heavy sh*t that happened to you when you were 8. All of it was and is perfect.”

Jason Mraz
It’s strange how dreams get under your skin and give your heart a test for what’s real and what’s imaginary.
It’s strange how dreams get under your skin and give your heart a test for what’s real and what’s imaginary.
You're an island of reality in an ocean of diarrhea.
You’re an island of reality in an ocean of diarrhea.

“In my lifetime, I want to see humanity start being conscious of our waste, the things we buy, and how we can reuse and recycle things. I want people to live harmoniously with our planet.”

Jason Mraz
I hope everyone wakes up and appreciates life.
I hope everyone wakes up and appreciates life.
You make all the fashion statements just by dressing up your mind.
You make all the fashion statements just by dressing up your mind.
I want to be surrounded by women, I want to be snuggled and cuddled and pampered.
I want to be surrounded by women, I want to be snuggled and cuddled and pampered.

9 Jason Mraz Quotes on Love and Relationships

“Two halves don’t make a whole. Two wholes make a whole. In my relationship, I was giving myself away to make the relationship better, but in actuality, wasn’t doing better by doing that. I became less of a man.”

Jason Mraz
It takes no time to fall in love, but it takes you years to know what love is.
It takes no time to fall in love, but it takes you years to know what love is.
Open up your heart and the sky is yours.
Open up your heart and the sky is yours.

“There’s a certain feeling of giving, a certain feeling of generosity in love songs. When you sing a song of love, you’re actually giving something to yourself, too. You’re singing and casting these affirmations of love out into the universe. It resonates in your body in a way that feels extraordinary.”

Jason Mraz
When I fall in love I take my time. There's no need to hurry when I'm making up my mind. You can turn off the sun but I'm still gonna shine and I'll tell you why.
When I fall in love I take my time. There’s no need to hurry when I’m making up my mind. You can turn off the sun but I’m still gonna shine and I’ll tell you why.
If you have nothing but love for your avocados, and you take joy in turning them into guacamole, all you need is someone to share it with.
If you have nothing but love for your avocados, and you take joy in turning them into guacamole, all you need is someone to share it with.

“Because I trust in the ever-changing climate of the heart. (At least, today I feel that way.) I think it is necessary to have many experiences for the sake of feeling something; for the sake of being challenged, and for the sake of being expressive, to offer something to someone else, to learn what we are capable of.”

Jason Mraz
When you choose to be a loving person, it's magical how love comes back to you and brightens someone's day, changing your mood and that of the world.
When you choose to be a loving person, it’s magical how love comes back to you and brightens someone’s day, changing your mood and that of the world.
I'm lucky I'm in love with my best friend. Lucky to have been where I have been. Lucky to be coming home again.
I’m lucky I’m in love with my best friend. Lucky to have been where I have been. Lucky to be coming home again.

18 Jason Mraz Quotes on Music and Being an Artist (SONGWRITING)

“I think it’s important to earn your fan base and not just try to immediately advance to the top. If you ride to the top quickly, you’re liable to fall as quickly. Take your time. It’s a long journey ahead of you as an artist. There’s nowhere that you’re supposed to be other than right now living inside of your art.”

Jason Mraz
When I sit down to write a song, I really want the message of healing to thrive and transcend all ages.
When I sit down to write a song, I really want the message of healing to thrive and transcend all ages.
Getting on stage is a bonus, that's my therapy, that's when I can tell stories and it all makes sense.
Getting on stage is a bonus, that’s my therapy, that’s when I can tell stories and it all makes sense.

“I love writing songs with people, which is about really taking risks, throwing yourself over the falls and really seeing what you’re made of and seeing how it sticks. Seeing how others react to it, and seeing also how it can become a melody and how it can really take off from your experience. It’s a way of seeing life unfold on the page before me.”

Jason Mraz
Songs always get better after you start playing them live.
Songs always get better after you start playing them live.
I do feel most at home playing live, but the feeling of getting into the studio to see the new songs take shape was really incredible.
I do feel most at home playing live, but the feeling of getting into the studio to see the new songs take shape was really incredible.

“But my strength was in singing and songwriting, which was a new discovery for me when I was 18. And I decided if I pursued songwriting, which is what was closest to my heart, then there would be no competition. I would just live my life being myself and living my dream.”

Jason Mraz
Everything in life influences my music. I've always used songwriting as a means to share what I think is profound.
Everything in life influences my music. I’ve always used songwriting as a means to share what I think is profound.

“I basically had the idea when I was 18 that I wanted to write my own songs. I knew it was going to be a long, tough road, and I was like, if I just begin now, by the time I’m 40, I’ll be good at it.”

Jason Mraz
I meet people every single day who have heard the music and incorporated it into their lives. I feel like I have a tribe all around the world.
I meet people every single day who have heard the music and incorporated it into their lives. I feel like I have a tribe all around the world.

“If you’re a new artist, practice your art and share it. Set up shop somewhere, whether it’s a street corner or a coffee shop. I got my start in a coffee shop that didn’t even have live music. I wanted to play in coffee shops that did have live music, but I didn’t have an audience.”

Jason Mraz
We want people to see us live before we continue on and call ourselves recording artists.
We want people to see us live before we continue on and call ourselves recording artists.

“But that guitar is the perfect companion to the human voice. You rest it against your gut, against your heart, and when you strum it the vibrations go outwards for all to hear, but the vibration also hits you on your body.”

Jason Mraz
The easiest songs to write are pure fiction. There is no limit to how you can tell the story. I find it difficult when I'm replaying an event through a song.
The easiest songs to write are pure fiction. There is no limit to how you can tell the story. I find it difficult when I’m replaying an event through a song.

“I think there’s no greater joy than completing a song out of thin air. It’s like inventing something, but it’s invisible, you know? It’s weird. It amazes me. You can send it out in the world, and that’s the joy. It’s like giving birth to all these songs and letting them go like they’re your kids.”

Jason Mraz
Musicians are so well covered in the press, it would be great to see more outspoken practitioners of green life.
Musicians are so well covered in the press, it would be great to see more outspoken practitioners of green life.

“Some of us go full circle. Some of us blindly go nowhere. The circle doesn’t have to be very large to make a point, kick your ass and/or be entertaining. Remember that and stay light. Even the deaf know good music when they hear it.”

Jason Mraz
Music was always the distraction, so it was the obvious choice to pursue. My dad always said to find a job I love to do, that way it wouldn't feel like a job. So I did that.
Music was always the distraction, so it was the obvious choice to pursue. My dad always said to find a job I love to do, that way it wouldn’t feel like a job. So I did that.

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