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" Money just draws flies. "
" I hope to bring people to God with my songs. "
" They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills. "
" Without a song, each day would be a century. "
" One thing about playing the real jazz is that you can't count it. "
" If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning, you better see if you can locate that check. "
" The Lord doesn't like us to be dead. Be alive. Sometimes I dance to the glory of the Lord, because He said so. "
" Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that's what the jazz experts say. "
" Put your mind on the gospel. And remember - there's one God for all. "
" Baby, black promoters oppressed me before white promoters ever got hold of me. Don't talk skin to me. "
" I don't worry too much about the script, I just ad lib, like Pearl Bailey. "
" Everybody needs somebody. "
" My hands, my feet, I throw my whole body to say all that is within me. "
" It is easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing, that's the Lord's test. "
" God can make you anything you want to be, but you have to put everything in his hands. "
" I'll come to any benefit if I see SCLC get all the money. "
" Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help. "
" Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives! "
" Sometimes you ask God for something and you don't know what you're asking. "
" If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you. "
" The mind and the voice by themselves are not sufficient. "
" I close my eyes when I sing so I can feel the song better. "
" Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope. "
" Do you know most of the Jewish songs have the same trend of sadness as Negro spirituals? "
" How can you sing of amazing grace and all God's wonders without using your hands? "