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Ray Charles Quotes

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work - Fail Quotes
I like me a little bit more when i'm with you - Love Quotes
Money may not buy happiness, but it's better to cry in a Lamborghini - Funny Quotes
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken - Oscar Wilde Quotes
A true friend is someone who accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future - Friend Quotes
What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs - Dog Quotes
The darkest nights produce the brightest stars - Motivational Quotes
I told you I'll be ready in FIVE minutes, stop calling me every half hour - Funny Quotes
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Art Tatum -- he was a genius. And Einstein, not me  (Ray Charles Quotes) I heard someone say that all black people got rhythm. Bullshit.  (Ray Charles Quotes) Sighted people, you gotta deal with them  (Ray Charles Quotes) Sometimes my dreams are so deep that I dream that I’m dreaming  (Ray Charles Quotes) I was born with music inside me  (Ray Charles Quotes) Affluence separates people. Poverty knits ‘em together. You got some sugar and I don’t; I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour; well, I’ll give you some of mine  (Ray Charles Quotes) Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped me develop a damn good memory  (Ray Charles Quotes) There’s nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, ‘If you believe in Me, you ain’t going to have no troubles  (Ray Charles Quotes) What is a soul? It’s like electricity - we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room  (Ray Charles Quotes) My mom taught me a lot. A lot about minding your own business and leaving other people’s business alone. And let them think what they want  (Ray Charles Quotes) I can’t help what I sound like. What I sound like is what I am. You know? I cannot be anything other that what I am  (Ray Charles Quotes) I sing what I sing true. Each night I sing it the way I feel that night  (Ray Charles Quotes) I never said I was a genius. I never said I was a cornerstone. I’ve never said I’m a legend in my own time. You never heard me say nothing like that  (Ray Charles Quotes) I think that most great artists who are extremely known, as I am, would intimidate a lot of people. I don’t want to do that to people, but I know I do  (Ray Charles Quotes) I always stay out of the rehearsal room you know when they first come in. Then once they had chance to play a little bit, then I walk in. Because I’ve seen guys fall apart  (Ray Charles Quotes) Music’s been around a long time, and there’s going to be music long after Ray Charles is dead. I just want to make my mark, leave something musically good behind. If it’s a big record, that’s the frosting on the cake, but music’s the main meal  (Ray Charles Quotes) My version of ‘Georgia’ became the state song of Georgia. That was a big thing for me, man. It really touched me. Here is a state that used to lynch people like me suddenly declaring my version of a song as its state song. That is touching  (Ray Charles Quotes) Give it up for Ray Charles and his beautiful legacy. And thank you, Ray Charles, for living  (Ray Charles Quotes) I recently saw the movie about Ray Charles, and there’s a scene where he falls down and the mother doesn’t help him. She says, I don’t want anyone to treat you like a cripple. I’ve fallen down before, and Molly will say, get up and just go  (Ray Charles Quotes) Ray Charles revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was  (Ray Charles Quotes) There are singers that I have enjoyed, from Nina Simone and Ray Charles onward. But the music that made music the number one thing for me as a youth was jazz  (Ray Charles Quotes) Atlantic’s Jerry Wexler believes first-rate records are made by first-rate voices. He certainly has worked with enough of them: Clyde McPhatter, Joe Turner, La Vern Baker, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett and Aretha Franklin  (Ray Charles Quotes) Live each day like it’s your last, ‘cause one day you gonna be right  (Ray Charles Quotes) I never considered myself part of rock ‘n’ roll. My stuff was more adult. It was more difficult for teenagers to relate to; my stuff was filled with more despair than anything you’d associate with rock ‘n’ roll. Since I couldn’t see people dancing, I didn’t write jitterbugs or twists. I wrote rhythms that moved me. My style requires pure heart singing  (Ray Charles Quotes) Some golfers fantasize about playing in a foursome with Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Sam Snead. The way I hit I’d rather play in a foursome with Helen Keller, Ray Charles, and Stevie Wonder  (Ray Charles Quotes) Now Listen You know I work so hard, all day long Everything I try to do, Seem to always turn out wrong That’s why I wanna stop by on my way home and say Let’s go get stoned  (Ray Charles Quotes) Most people are dead. Hitler. Ray Charles. Some other guys. But mostly those two  (Ray Charles Quotes) Never mind the transience of show business and popularity. When we hear Ray Charles, we go, ‘That’s a great singer.’ You don’t need a reporter or a writer to tell us. Good is good and it should shine through the years  (Ray Charles Quotes) Absolutely, I grew up listening to soul music. People like Stevie, Aretha, Ray Charles, Michael and Prince. My parents’ record collection was all I had when I was a little kid. If it wasn’t that, it was something else in their collection  (Ray Charles Quotes) One day, I’ll be listening to a bunch of Ray Charles, the next day it’s nothing but Red Hot Chili Peppers. The next day it might be Tupac all day  (Ray Charles Quotes)
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