I hope to bring people to God with my songs.
I'll come to any benefit if I see SCLC get all the money.
It is easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing, that's the Lord's test.
Money just draws flies.
Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.
Anybody that sings the blues is in a deep pit, yelling for help.
Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them.
They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills.
When you are through with the blues, you've got nothing to rest on.
You're blessed if you have the strength to work.
Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that's what the jazz experts say.
Put your mind on the gospel. And remember - there's one God for all.
The mind and the voice by themselves are not sufficient.
The trouble with records is that they're too short.