The best Quotes by Aretha Franklin

The best Quotes by Aretha Franklin

Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter and pianist. Referred to as the "Queen of Soul", Rolling Stone twice named her as the greatest singer of all time. With global sales of over 75 million records, Franklin is one of the world's best-selling music artists.

You lift me up when I'm on the ground
But as soon as I get up, child, you send me tumbling down
Now your love is like a see saw
See Saw, Album: Aretha Now
Every birthday is a gift. Every day is a gift.
We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It's our basic human right.
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.
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Sometimes, what you're looking for is already there.
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People really don't have to give you anything, so appreciate what people give you.
Falling out of love is like losing weight. It's a lot easier putting it on than taking it off.
Music changes, and I'm gonna change right along with it.

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One original thought is worth 1000 meaningless quotes.
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
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A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something.
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There will always be more questions. Every answer leads to more questions. The only way to survive is to let some of them go.
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Kindness connects to who you are, while niceness connects to how you want to be seen.
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What if we just acted like everything was easy?
What did Tennessee?
Same thing Arkansas.
I'm retiring as a football player from the University of Tennessee who played for the Colts and the Broncos and was very lucky to have played for all of them.
Hey baby, are you from Tennessee? Because you're the only ten I see.
You can leave Detroit, but it will never leave you.
There's cities that get by on their good looks. Detroit has to work for a living.
Detroit turned out to be heaven, but it also turned out to be hell.
All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
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You can own the Earth and still
All you'll own is Earth until
You can paint with all the colors of the wind
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Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
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Education is the most powerful weapon you can choose to change the world.
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You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it.
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Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
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Philippe: "Tell me Driss, why do you think people are interested in art?"
Driss: "I don't know, it's a business?"
Philippe: "No. That's because it's the only thing one leaves behind."
Driss in Intouchables
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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Sometimes in life when you get what you want, you end up missing what you left behind.
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Well you only need the light when it's burning low
Only miss the sun when it starts to snow
Only know your lover when you let her go
Only know you've been high when you're feeling low
Only hate the road when you're missin' home
Only know your lover when you've let her go
Passenger - Let Her Go
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
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Learn to treasure your life because unfortunately, it can be taken away from you anytime.
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Thanksgiving is almost here and as soon as people realize how much money they have to spend on holiday gifts, their wallets snap tighter than Kim Kardashian's legs after the wedding check cleared.
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I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving.
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I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.
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The first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.
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Don't waste so much time thinking about how much you weigh. There is no more mind-numbing, boring, idiotic, self-destructive diversion from the fun of living.
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Robin: "I just finished a seven-day cleanse."
Marshall: "I thought you just started that yesterday."
Robin: "I finished early, okay?"
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Songs are as sad as the listener.
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One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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What do you call a deer wearing an explosive belt?
Bombi

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