Facts about Kate Smith

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Kate Smith was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between May 1, 1907 and June 17, 1986.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Kate.

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Famous quotes by Kate Smith (32)


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"I sometimes get that wonderful sympathy between me and the audience, telling me I've reached their hearts. And when I do, the thrill is mine"
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"I know I'm fat and I know my hair is straight, but I can sing"
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"Intelligent analysis of the composer's intention and strict adherence to it automatically ensures sincerity"
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"If rock-and-roll is well done, there's nothing so terribly wrong with that kind of music. But the lyrics are another story"
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"I was always daydreaming about singing in big productions on Broadway"
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"I learn my songs by ear"
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"I have been extremely lucky with reviewers and critics throughout my career"
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"I could see myself in a white nurse's uniform, working unnoticed for many years and at last dying, unknown, unmarried and unsung"
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"As soon as I began to earn what might be called fairly large sums, I bought a car and began to explore the country around New York"
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"It's up to the audience. It always has been"
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"It is important that the audience should understand every syllable of every word, for only then can they grasp the meaning of the song"
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"It became obvious in 1957 that I was endangering my health by carrying so much weight"
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"Ice cream was my undoing, and six chocolate milk shakes in a row were nothing to me at one time"
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"I have never known stage-fright at any time"
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"I have always examined closely the motives of any group for which I am asked to raise money"
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"Because of my voice, speaking words which had been carefully chosen, women had used money they had set aside for other purposes to buy war bonds"
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"Middle-aged women have greater stability, they are more loyal, and their capacity for steady work is greater than that of younger women"
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"I vowed that whenever my family needed me, I would give up everything to go to them, no matter what. The show must go on was meaningless to me"
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"I just can't read music"
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"I am exceedingly lucky that my voice, along with perfect pitch and perfect rhythm, was given me at birth"
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"I am continually embarrassed by people who point me out as an example of what can be done without training"
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"During the presidential primaries of 1940, I received a request from the Democratic National Committee to sing God Bless America before the speeches"
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"I could not separate myself off stage from myself on stage, as so many actors can"
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"Many people submit to excessive appetites without realizing that they do not need to eat so much food"
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"I shall always respect the composer. If I embellish, it is his idea I am embellishing"
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"I must work hard to make my singing above reproach; there must be no faults which hard work would take care of"
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"I have personally believed in every product I have ever advertised"
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"I am harder on myself than anyone else could be"
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"Every small town has its dramatic group, its barber-shop quartet, every home has music in one form or another"
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"In nearly all ballads, the words set the mood and meaning, while the music intensifies or enhances them"
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"In 29 years, I had recorded over 2,200 songs. I was amazed"
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"An entertainer should in his public performance keep himself out of any controversy, political or otherwise"


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