Facts about Mahalia Jackson

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Summary

Mahalia Jackson was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between October 26, 1911 and January 27, 1972.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Mahalia, under the main topic Faith.

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Famous quotes by Mahalia Jackson (31)


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"You're blessed if you have the strength to work"
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"When you are through with the blues, you've got nothing to rest on"
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"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!"
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"This is the place to see the stars - Hollywood Bowl"
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"They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills"
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"The trouble with records is that they're too short"
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"The old Devil gets mad when you're trying to do good. Pray that God will move the stumbling blocks"
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"The mind and the voice by themselves are not sufficient"
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"The Lord doesn't like us to be dead. Be alive. Sometimes I dance to the glory of the Lord, because He said so"
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"Sometimes you ask God for something and you don't know what you're asking"
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"Put your mind on the gospel. And remember - there's one God for all"
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"One thing about playing the real jazz is that you can't count it"
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"My hands, my feet, I throw my whole body to say all that is within me"
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"Money just draws flies"
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"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"
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"If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning, you better see if you can locate that check"
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"If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you"
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"I'll come to any benefit if I see SCLC get all the money"
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"I hope to bring people to God with my songs"
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"I don't worry too much about the script, I just ad lib, like Pearl Bailey"
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"I close my eyes when I sing so I can feel the song better"
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"How can you sing of amazing grace and all God's wonders without using your hands?"
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"Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that's what the jazz experts say"
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"God can make you anything you want to be, but you have to put everything in his hands"
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"Everybody needs somebody"
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"Do you know most of the Jewish songs have the same trend of sadness as Negro spirituals?"
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"Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope"
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"Baby, black promoters oppressed me before white promoters ever got hold of me. Don't talk skin to me"
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"Anybody that sings the blues is in a deep pit, yelling for help"
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"Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help"
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"Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them"


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