The Best Frank Ocean quotes

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Frank Ocean was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is an American musician and singer-songwriter who has a deep voice and soulful sound that is often compared to Michael Jackson. After disappearing from the public eye for four years, he returned with his second studio album Blonde on August 20th, 2016. This album was well-received by critics but didn’t perform as well commercially since it had been released independently through Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio service rather than being distributed by a major label. His first single off of this album Nikes, tells the story of a young man who falls in love with someone new and wants to buy them everything they need including Nike shoes.

Here are the deepest Love statements from Frank Ocean.

Here are the deepest Music, Work, Feelings, Life Love quotes from Frank Ocean, and much more.


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About Frank Ocean

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October 28, 1987

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New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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Alternative R&B, Pop, Avant-Soul, Psychedelic Soul

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Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Photographer, Visual Artist And More.

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Vocals, Keyboards, Guitar

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Odd Future, Jay-Z, Jazmine Sullivan, Malay, Om’Mas Keith, Tricky Stewart And More.

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The work is the work. The work is not me. — Frank Ocean

Sometimes I’m fascinated with how famous my work could be while I’m not so famous. — Frank Ocean

I’ve always wanted to make a career in the arts, and I think that my only hope at doing that is to make it more about the work. — Frank Ocean

The work is the work. The work is not me. I like the anonymity that directors can have about their films. Even though it’s my voice, I’m a storyteller. — Frank Ocean

the work is the work the work is not me Frank Ocean quote

Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise. — Frank Ocean

I’ve written some great things. That’s a gift, but there’s consequences. Yeah, you get this great work, but you suffer. You really, really suffer. — Frank Ocean

Those who are heartless, once cared too much. — Frank Ocean

I can operate in half–a–song format. — Frank Ocean

I don’t know if I ever told you this before, but you’re the only one I ever waited for this long. — Frank Ocean

sometimes i m fascinated with how famous my work could be while i m not so famous Frank Ocean quote

Each individual’s success as a solo artist is pretty much a win for the whole team. — Frank Ocean


When you’re happy. You enjoy the music, but when you’re sad. You understand the lyrics. — Frank Ocean

It’s not always easy to be transparent about your emotions and sometimes the music can get heavy. — Frank Ocean

My music definitely comes from a place of experience. Everything connects to a truth. — Frank Ocean

I don’t intend to stop making music. — Frank Ocean

when you re happy you enjoy the music but when you re sad you understand the lyrics Frank Ocean quote


When I did have some success, it further emboldens you to be like, ‘No, I’m just going to write what I feel I should write.’ — Frank Ocean

We all know we have a finite period of time. I just feel if I’m going to be alive, I want to be challenged–to be as immortal as possible. The path to that isn’t an easy way, but it’s a rewarding way. — Frank Ocean

Don’t feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them. — Frank Ocean

It takes a mind to wander, conscience to feel ashamed, there’s no place to hide out here, these skies are filled with pain. — Frank Ocean

I feel like I was writing as I was learning to talk. Writing was always a go–to form of communication. And I knew I could sing from being in tune with the radio. — Frank Ocean

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And I can’t believe it, it’s crazy because I like her. — Frank Ocean

I know that we sin but I do believe we try, we all try. — Frank Ocean

The worse part of being lied to is when you realize you believed it. — Frank Ocean

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I hope not to define myself by suffering. — Frank Ocean


Art’s everything we hope life would be, a lot of times. — Frank Ocean

art s everything we hope life would be a lot of times Frank Ocean quote

Do you remember that October night? The 29th, I almost lost my life. — Frank Ocean

A friend of mine jokes that I have a painstaking royalty complex. Like maybe I was a duke in a past life. — Frank Ocean

I booked my first studio at like 12 or 13. Somewhere in that season of my life, singing along with the radio became me wanting to be on radio, you know. — Frank Ocean

I wrote ‘Channel Orange’ in two weeks. The end product wasn’t always that gritty, real–life depiction of the real struggle that happened. — Frank Ocean

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. — Frank Ocean

Inspiring Phrases From Frank Ocean

You can’t think; you just gotta do things. — Frank Ocean

Go for someone who is proud to have you. — Frank Ocean

I’m about being the best. — Frank Ocean

Why see the world / when you got the beach? — Frank Ocean

Spaceships are lifting off of a dying world and millions are left behind while the sky burns. — Frank Ocean

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I believe that I’m one of the best in the world at what I do, and that’s all I’ve ever wanted to be. — Frank Ocean

Super–envious of the fact that Daft Punk can wear robot helmets and be one of the most famous bands in the world, while also understanding that will never be my situation. — Frank Ocean

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