Aretha Franklin Quotes About Confident, God, Love, Like

Aretha Franklin Quotes About Confident, God, Love, Like

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Quotes:

Ariana Grande – I like her a lot.

Aretha Franklin

Art Tatum was a genius.

Aretha Franklin

As long as it’s good music. I love all music. It’s got to be constructed properly.

Aretha Franklin

Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you’re doing. If you’re not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.

Aretha Franklin

Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I’m happy with that.

Aretha Franklin

Beyonce is a very hard-working woman. Astrologically, for whatever it’s worth, she’s a Virgo – like Michael Jackson, a hard worker.

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Columbia was a wonderful label for me. Wonderful. The records I made there garnered me an audience. I won a number of polls during the years that I was at Columbia. The Downbeat Jazz Poll. Leonard Feather, who was a huge critic back in the day, different polls that he had. The Playboy poll, a number of polls. So the music was great.

Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin
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Don’t say Aretha is making a comeback, because I’ve never been away!

Aretha Franklin

Everybody wants respect. In their own way, three-year-olds would like respect, and acknowledgment, in their terms.

Aretha Franklin

I always felt rock and roll was very, very wholesome music.

Aretha Franklin

I am doing what I love to do, and you cannot beat that, especially when the audience appreciates what you prepare for them. It’s very, very gratifying.

Aretha Franklin

I came up in gospel.

Aretha Franklin

I certainly enjoy Usher, Beyonce, Chris Brown, and there is Fantasia; these people will be around a while. They’ve got it. They’ve got the ‘it’ factor.

Aretha Franklin

I don’t feel one’s personal medical condition is everybody’s business. It just isn’t something you advertise, and it’s not open to discussion.

Aretha Franklin

I go to the healthier foods that are less chemically treated. I am drinking lots of water to get rid of the toxins in my body. It’s a natural flushing. Water flushes your system and is also very good for your skin.

Aretha Franklin

I guess I could’ve been a prima ballerina. Or a nurse. Aretha Nightingale!

Aretha Franklin

I had not been in the jazz environment, having been brought up in the church. But once I got to New York, and I was signed to perform at The Village Gate and the Vanguard and clubs like that, and these – the Vanguard was one of the most elite, if not the most elite, jazz club out there.

Aretha Franklin

I just loved working with George Benson, whom I very much enjoy musically and as a person.

Aretha Franklin

I love ‘Anne of Green Gables.’ I have for years. That’s one of my favourite things. She’s such a can-do kind of girl; that’s why I’m crazy about her.

Aretha Franklin

I picked up some wonderful things just listening to other pianists that I appreciate, and that would be Herbie Hancock, Oscar Peterson, Vladimir Horowitz, and Art Tatum. Those are the pianists I really enjoy and admire.

Aretha Franklin

I sing to the realists; people who accept it like it is.

Aretha Franklin

I still have perfect diction!

Aretha Franklin

I think women and children and older people are the three least-respected groups in our society.

Aretha Franklin

I used to have hamburgers coming and going, especially when I was on the road. Now, occasionally I will still have that quarter pounder because I love fast food, but you have to keep it to a minimum. I am now opting for salads and just healthier lunches.

Aretha Franklin

I wanted to design a line based on Hollywood’s Golden Era. I talked with Stephen Burrows and with Willi Smith and with one or two other people, but it just seems like such a hard field to break into. I need someone like Calvin Klein’s manager to get behind me!

Aretha Franklin

I’m a big woman. I need big hair.

Aretha Franklin

Intermittently in my concert format, I sing a little jazz, a little scatting.

Aretha Franklin

It really is an honor if I can be inspirational to a younger singer or person. It means I’ve done my job.

Aretha Franklin

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It’s very satisfying. To perform the way you want to. And the way you know that you can.

Aretha Franklin

I’ve been around long enough for people to know who I am and what my contributions are. They know me as more than just an artist. I think they know me as a woman as well.

Aretha Franklin

I’ve never recorded anything I didn’t like.

Aretha Franklin

I’ve probably cried with a lot of songs – in teenage crushes, adult crushes.

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Music changes, and I’m gonna change right along with it.

Aretha Franklin

My faith always has been and always will be important to me.

Aretha Franklin

My mentor was Clara Ward of the famous Ward gospel singers of Philadelphia. And my dad was my coach. He coached me. And just my natural love for music is what drove me.

Aretha Franklin

My upbringing was in the church. We had to attend regularly. And, of course, the church provided a training ground for me, so to speak, as a young vocalist and certainly gave me all of the spiritual values that I needed as a young lady.

Aretha Franklin

People really don’t have to give you anything, so appreciate what people give you.

Aretha Franklin

Politics are not my arena. Music is.

Aretha Franklin

Sam Cooke had a huge influence on me. He left the gospel field at one point and went into the secular, and he had this huge hit, ‘You Send Me.’ Irma, my older sister, and I heard ‘You Send Me’ on the radio while we were driving through the South one night. We had to stop the car. We got out and danced around the car out on the highway.

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The term ‘Sock it to me!’ was a big, big thing in our neighborhood – all the kids were saying it.

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We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right.

Aretha Franklin

Well, 20 Grammys is not bad.

Aretha Franklin

We’ve come a long way, but there is still a lot of discrimination.

Aretha Franklin

What is auto-tune? I don’t even know what auto-tune is.

Aretha Franklin

When God loves you, what can be better than that?

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When I first started, I wore Ceil Chapman gowns. I’ve been wondering for years what happened to the Ceil Chapman line of clothing.

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Women absolutely deserve respect.

Aretha Franklin

Yes, I’ve always been fashion conscious.

Aretha Franklin

You cannot define a person on just one thing. You can’t just forget all these wonderful and good things that a person has done because one thing didn’t come off the way you thought it should come off.

Aretha Franklin

You could call my piano my trademark, or one of my trademarks.

Aretha Franklin

You have singers that are trained, and then you have natural singers: people that, in my opinion, were just born to sing. And hopefully, I am one of them.

Aretha Franklin

Who is Aretha Franklin?

Aretha Franklin was a painter, singer and composer from Unites States.