No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed.
Suicide is not an answer, it’s destruction.
Teach success before teaching responsibility. Teach them to believe in themselves. Teach them to think, ‘I’m not stupid’. No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed.
Pakistan’s being an ally and helping the United States, we ought to show Pakistan that we are appreciative for the help that’s been extended.
If I could live my life all over I’d do everything the same; the film in my camera would remain the same; there’s no way lord, to leave this love behind.
People still come up to me and ask me to sign their records. That’s right, records! Man, they don’t even make records no more!
Some people believe that fairness comes with obeying the rules. I’m one of those people.
The music is the message, the message is the music. So that’s my little ministry that the Big Man upstairs gave to me – a little ministry called love and happiness.
I didn’t have a mother; I had a mama. I measure other women by the stature of my mama.
I have found people on both sides of the aisle, white and black, that’ll give you the shirt off their back. And I’ve also found people that won’t give you a piece of bread if you’re starving to death.
I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
I’m thankful for every moment.