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Solomon Burke Quotes

I hope you find these Solomon Burke Quotes inspiring and motivational.

As you grow older, you learn to understand life a little better.
- Solomon Burke

Apollo Records signed me for my gospel ability.
- Solomon Burke

The secret was to just be cool, stay in God's graces,
and work it out.
- Solomon Burke

We had some problems - my children were kidnapped during that time,
and it just changed my whole way of thinking,
from being in show business and everything else.
- Solomon Burke


 

Sometimes its controversy, but we all have our choices that we make.
- Solomon Burke

We were grooving, at that point, in the same direction,
but remember, Roy Hamilton and myself were going into
a path and a direction that had no programming.
- Solomon Burke

Leonard Chess passed, and that was the end of the Chess label for that time.
- Solomon Burke


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I didn't need to depend on the record company to publish my records.
- Solomon Burke

The deals that were made for Black artists at that
time were not the deals that were made for white artists.
- Solomon Burke

I walked out of the Chinese restaurant with a fat check,
a record deal, and a box of shrimp egg foo yung!
- Solomon Burke

I was signed to MGM.
I was in Vegas for sixteen weeks at the Sands Hotel.
- Solomon Burke

That was my choice at that time, and I still say Nixon was a great president.
A very beautiful and wise man.
- Solomon Burke

You gotta do it with class and integrity.
If not, you're gonna drag yourself through the mud.
- Solomon Burke

I want to be a soul singer.
- Solomon Burke

If we could buy these properties and then invest in the Black community,
with our own McDonald's, with our own Kentucky Fried Chickens,
it was gonna be a great move.
- Solomon Burke

I didn't do the marching down the streets,
jumping in front of the lines and holding hands...
that wasn't me.
- Solomon Burke

I don't need to make a fortune, I need to survive.
- Solomon Burke

We were using the record as a tool to invest money
into real estate all through the South,
because we were living in an era where the South was changing.
- Solomon Burke

I should have my own publishing companies.
- Solomon Burke

I'm still amazed people remembered and didn't give up on me.
- Solomon Burke

I didn't need to borrow money from the record company,
because if I had my own publishing company,
and I had my own writers, I'd have enough to get and
do whatever I wanted to do.
- Solomon Burke

My manager was Buddy Glee, who put me together with Mike Curb,
and was basically the idea to bring some soul to the
label and bring something different to the label besides
the Hank Williams situation.
- Solomon Burke

But we didn't have the financial structure,
like the right attorneys, the right managers,
the right accountants, and we were going against the
grain of what black entertainers is supposed to do.
- Solomon Burke

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As you awaken,
may your dreams greet you by name,
and may you answer, "Yes!"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

You cannot soar with eagles when you are running with ducks.
- Anonymous

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you're doing your best,
you won't have any time to worry about failure.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Be all you can be.
- US Army

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

Your life is the manifestation of your dream;
it is an art.
You can change your life anytime if
you aren't enjoying the dream.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take.
- Wayne Gretzky

What you don't do daily, you probably won't do weekly either.
What you make a habit of putting-off
just keeps getting pushed away again and again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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