• I don't believe in competing, because there's room for everyone. You have to compete with yourself, because your duty to grow as a human being and keeping your humility is much more important than your music career. You can get money, women, travels, but all that's an illusion.

    "The Ballad of Juan Gabriel : After a disadvantaged childhood, the singer-songwriter grew to become Mexico's biggest pop star. Now he gets as much pleasure from helping the orphanage he started as he does singing and hearing others do his songs". Interview with Enrique Lopetegui, July 25, 1993.
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