It has been a year since legendary singer Prince died of a drug overdose, leaving his fans and admirers in shock. The 57-year-old was found unresponsive at his Paisley Park home and studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on April 21 last year.

The secretive singer, whose full name was Prince Rogers Nelson, will be remembered for his amazing music and the ability to entertain his audience. His work earned him Grammys, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and also an induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Check out some of Prince’s famous quotes, gathered from Brainy Quote and AZ Quotes.

“I have written a song that says: If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words, ‘They're gone,’ and they’ll come back.”

“But life is just a party, and parties weren't meant to last.”

“Despite everything, no one can dictate who you are to other people.”

“So much has been written about me, and people don't know what's right and what's wrong. I'd rather let them stay confused.”

“I pushed the envelope as far as it needed to be pushed, and now it's on the floor, and people seem to want it to stay there.”

“Cool means being able to hang with yourself. All you have to ask yourself is ‘Is there anybody I’m afraid of? Is there anybody who if I walked into a room and saw, I’d get nervous?’ If not, then you`re cool.”

“Sometimes it takes years for a person to become an overnight success.”

“No child is bad from the beginning, they just imitate their atmosphere.”

“I’m still very much a kid inside myself.”

“You can judge the success of a man by his bodyguards!”

“Act your age, not your shoe size.”

“Money won't buy you happiness, but it'll pay for the search.”

“Don't hate me because I'm fabulous.”

“I ain't got no money — But I'm rich on personality.”

“Love isn't love until it's past.”

“I have a very thick skin. I take everything that comes and let it bounce right off me because I know the time will come when nobody will be able to speak falsely.”