Somebody once said we never know what is enough until we know what’s more than enough.
You can’t copy anybody and end up with anything. If you copy, you’re working without any real feeling.
Don’t threaten me with love, baby. Let’s just go walking in the rain.
A kiss that is never tasted, is forever and ever wasted.
I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids. I started working when I was 6 years old.
If I don’t have friends, then I ain’t got nothing.
I don’t think I ever sing the same way twice. The blues is sort of a mixed-up thing. You just have to feel it. Anything I do sing is part of my life.
I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That’s all I know.
You’ve got to have something to eat and a little love in your life before you can hold still for any damn body’s sermon on how to behave.
I’ve been told that nobody sings the word ‘hunger’ like I do.
I never hurt nobody but myself and that’s nobody’s business but my own.
Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music better or do anything better. All dope can do for you is kill you – and kill you the long, slow, hard way.
You can’t copy anybody and end with anything. If you copy, it means you’re working without any real feeling.
If I’m going to sing like someone else, then I don’t need to sing at all.
There’s no damn business like show business – you have to smile to keep from throwing up.
No two people on earth are alike, and it’s got to be that way in music or it isn’t music.
I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That’s all I know
I’m always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I’ve been.
If I’m going to sing like someone else, then I don’t need to sing at all
When you sing, always tell the truth.
Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on.
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