Top 40 Khalid Quotes That Will Inspire You To Make A Difference

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Khalid is an American songwriter and singer what wants to make a difference through his music. One of his songs titled “1-800-273-8255” which is the phone number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline tries to focus on mental health issues.
He is known as “the voice of a generation” as he tries to tell the world what it is like to be a young adult today.
Khalid was able to strive for what he wished for, which was to use his gifts to inspire people especially the youths out there. Here are some quotes that will inspire you to make a difference

Inspiring Khalid Quotes

“When I started writing, I said, ‘I don’t know how to do this. I don’t know if it sounds good.’ Coming from being an underdog or being told that something wasn’t for you over and over repeatedly, it took a lot out of me. It took a lot of my self-confidence.” — Khalid

“For me, love is endless, and love has no age limit.” — Khalid

“I feel like we go through different stages of love. When you get a little bit older, love starts to feel different, but you see that love has always been there.” — Khalid

“And even though I’m famous, I still go through things that young people go through.” — Khalid

“I was very confused with where my life was heading, but I knew that whatever I did, music was going to be involved.” — Khalid

“I got joked on. You had people saying I was stupid, that I was lame, that I was feminine, this and that. I was like, ‘OK, but I’m still gonna be successful, and you’re not.'” — Khalid

“I suffer from anxiety, moments of depression. I’m in my head so much, and I’m thinking so much, I’m playing a tug-of-war within my mind.” — Khalid

“I wrote ‘Saved’ as a form of therapy to get over the fact that I had moved and lost so much of myself.” — Khalid

“I gotta spread all this love that I have for myself, I gotta spread it to everybody else, because my positivity is going to change at least one person’s day a day, and that’s all that matters to me.” — Khalid

“It’s my job to accept my youth, to spread my story, to let people know who I am as an individual, because there’s so many people who are blinded and think less of me because of my skin color.” — Khalid

“I try to take all of my experiences in and not take anything for granted.” — Khalid

“Being vulnerable was difficult for me at first because I’ve said things in my songs about how I felt that I never told anybody.” — Khalid

“My mom is my biggest inspiration by far. She inspires me on a daily basis. I remember hearing her sing around the house, and I was like, ‘Mom, you belong on TV. You’re a superstar.'” — Khalid

“I always try to be nice. I never want to be that person that anyone perceives as being rude or disrespectful, ’cause that’s not me at all.” — Khalid

“I’m really excited about what the future holds and to grow as an individual and as an artist.” — Khalid

“Even though I was super personal with ‘American Teen,’ I want to tap in and not just tell my own stories but tell the stories of other people – so that I can help as many people as possible.” — Khalid

“My peers inspire me, especially being a newer artist.” — Khalid

“With ‘Location’ and all the other songs around it, my music turned into therapy for others. And that’s something I really love and am blown away by.” — Khalid

“I would classify myself as an individual. That’s what I try to stay true with – being myself, 100 percent.” — Khalid

“As an artist, I never want to be a moment. I want to be a legacy, and I want my music to touch people for years to come.” — Khalid

“Being timeless means you can listen to something when you’re feeling a certain way, and it still has that same power as it did when you listened to the record for the first time. Timeless is abnormal. It sticks out. It can’t be recreated.” — Khalid

“For me, when I grew up, I never really had an outlet when it came to my social surroundings. Even if I had a form of popularity, I felt like I was very limited.” — Khalid

“I started writing out all of my feelings, and people asked me, ‘Have you ever thought of recording your music?’ It was something I’d always thought of, but I’d never really had the confidence.” — Khalid

“We were told not to turn our hobby into our job, but to turn our job into our hobby. As kids, we were told not to pursue our dreams!” — Khalid

“Positivity, confidence, and persistence are key in life, so never give up on yourself.” — Khalid

“In my home, we listened to music all the time. I was raised through music, and I’ve been interested in it since I was three.” — Khalid

“I knew what I wanted and where I wanted to go. I always wanted to entertain and help others.” — Khalid

“My mind was so geared towards being a performing artist, singing all these classical pieces, but the sense of loneliness I got when I moved from New York to El Paso meant that writing turned into singing. I’d sing all these songs, and they’d make me feel better. Songs that crafted the way my life was going to go.” — Khalid

“A lot of people feel pressured by the outside influences, whether it’s your job, whether it’s school. But who says you can’t take care of that stuff and still be young?” — Khalid

“I’m still proud of who I am, of my youth, and I feel like now, as individuals, we begin to realise that we can change the future. We all have to participate.” — Khalid

“I was told I wasn’t good enough, but I just chose not to listen.” — Khalid

When I wanted to be a music teacher, I wanted to help people through voice. Now, I get to help people out through song.”” — Khalid

“We forget that when you grow up, there are a lot of people who are in the same position as you. The reason we forget is because there’s not really a true voice that talks from the perspective of youth.” — Khalid

“A lot of my songs are about loneliness and losing relationships. Even the ones that are happy, there’s a lonely undertone to them.” — Khalid

“I worked hard on making a body of work that takes people on a journey. It was never about making a certain type of song. It was simply about embracing real-life situations.” — Khalid

“I want to venture out into music education for kids. As a child, I was discouraged by a lack of money, and now I want to use my platform to give back to kids without resources.” — Khalid

“I knew if I worked hard enough that I’d be successful and eventually give opportunities to others.” — Khalid

“I want people to know that it’s OK to have feelings; it’s OK to be vulnerable. That no matter where they live around the world, teenagers all go through the same things.” — Khalid

“Art is fluid, and it travels. You have to let music take you where it wants to take you. You can’t necessarily be the controller.” — Khalid

“El Paso is where I started. I don’t feel like I’d be making the music I’m making now if I hadn’t gone there.” — Khalid

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