Crying is cleansing. There's a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.
Years ago I learned to be totally responsible for Dionne Warwick. I will not wait for opportunities. I will create them.
I treat others exactly the way I want to be treated.
I'd like to see a world free of strife, stress, pain, hunger, war - a cool place where everyone could live.
We are all here to be a service to those who can't be a service to themselves. We can give people hope and more reasons for being human.
I have no desire to look back, I only want to look forward to the things that are still ahead of me.
A fool will lose tomorrow reaching back for yesterday
The music for me is paradise. I think it's where God lives.
Rural communities in Africa, South Asia and Latin America are where the majority of hungry people are and the inequality that exists between women and men in these communities is holding back progress. These women have a very tough time, so much is expected of them.
You'll never get to heaven, if you break my heart.
I like Brazilians and I like their values. They believe in family.
All the stars that never were are parking cars and pumping gas.
Man will never understand woman and vice versa. We are oil and water. An equal level can never be maintained, as one will always excel where the other doesn't, and that breeds resentment.
Dust does rise, doesn't it? And so can I.
I am an outspoken person. I believe in what I say.
I am a combination of my entire family.
A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself.
I don't give advice. 90% of the time nobody takes it anyway. I will give encouragement and if asked a question as to how, or why I did certain things and if I think this will help whomever is asking the question I will do this.
I refuse to allow prejudice to defeat me.
All my friends and peers keep asking me when I'm going to rest - I just tell them it's another dirty four-letter word!
People like Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, Marlene Dietrich and Sammy Davis Jr. all walked me down this path of entertainment.
Tom Walls and his cohort are wolves in sheep's clothing who will besmirch the memory of some genuine historic figures by the next full moon.
Brazil is where I belong, the place that feels like home. They love their family, their country and God, and are not afraid to let anybody know it.
During the time that my recording career seemed to be in a slump a music called disco came on the scene and literally took over radio stations as well as having radio stations created to play it which sort of negated my music as well as that of some of my peers.
I look at the careers of people I'm standing on the shoulders of. People like Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr., and Sarah Vaughan. These are icons I wanted to emulate, and I feel like they've been holding me up for quite a long time.
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