Quotes by Jamaican authors
I have got a self-confidence that I have the ability but felt I was not being lucky and was an unlucky person.
Life is a results game. You turn up late for work four or five times, you get sacked. It's doing the right things and that's one thing I've learned about life. Everything is about results.
Everyone loves the Beatles, but if you really dig into their music, they were actually speaking on things. When you have such a following, you can influence all these people, not only older people, but the younger people. That's where the change starts.
Doing business in Jamaica is not easy, but it is rewarding.
I'm quite ragged. People say 'raw,' and some people don't like raw. They prefer it neat and tidy but you can't be neat and tidy and also be leaping above people at the far stick to score goals.
As a child growing up, watching England, it was one of those things you always wanted to be involved in.
I don't want to just be a sports guy and that's it - I need to give back.
I'm making a case against how money managers are handling customers' money. The objective of the customer is not being met if the fund managers are diversifying their assets into hundreds of businesses. If they do this, they are typically performing close to the indexes. But that's not the way wealth is created.
I'm really sorry, but I'm not prepared to jeopardize my life for the entertainment industry.
If I'm on a date, I don't want to talk business right away. Let it feel like a date. I don't want to talk about my job right then.
Bob was chosen by my record company to help with my vocals, and our relationship developed through the music.
I'm in control of myself. I take yes or no from no one.
In my life, being true to myself certainly hasn't made things easier. You could never accuse me of taking the path of least resistance.
Ladies, you have to love yourself... you don't always have to have a man.
Caribbean literature only has to be true to itself. It doesn't need colonialism or imperialism. It's always been vibrant.
I think there's institutionalised racism in this country.
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