Quotes by Marvin Gaye

Marvin Pentz Gaye; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of hits, including "Ain't That Peculiar", "How Sweet It Is" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", and duet recordings with Mary Wells, Kim Weston, Diana Ross and Tammi Terrell, later earning the titles "Prince of Motown" and "Prince of Soul". During the 1970s, he recorded the albums What's Going On and Let's Get It On and became one of the first artists in Motown to break away from the reins of a production company.

The best Quotes and Sayings

If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.

Marvin Gaye

I feel that people in Europe are different from Americans - I think your soul is a little deeper.

EuropeMarvin Gaye

War is not the answer, because only love can conquer hate.

WarMarvin Gaye

Great artists suffer for the people.

ArtMarvin Gaye

Detroit turned out to be heaven, but it also turned out to be hell.

DetroitMarvin Gaye