Billie Holiday Quotes


20 Billie Holiday quotes:



"If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling. No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music."
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"No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music."
Author: Holiday Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Earth Quotes
"Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married. He was eighteen, she was sixteen and I was three."
"Sometimes it's worse to win a fight than to lose."
"If I'm going to sing like someone else, then I don't need to sing at all."
"I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own."
"A kiss that is never tasted, is forever and ever wasted."
"Somebody once said we never know what is enough until we know what's more than enough."
"If I don't have friends, then I ain't got nothing."
"I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That's all I know."
"People don't understand the kind of fight it takes to record what you want to record the way you want to record it."
"Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on."
"If I don't have friends, then I ain't nothing."
"They think they can make fuel from horse manure - now, I don't know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon, but it's sure gonna put a stop to siphoning."
"You can't copy anybody and end with anything. If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling. No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music."
"Don't threaten me with love, baby."
"Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain."
"I'm always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I've been."
"I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids. I started working when I was six years old."
"Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck."



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