Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.
One hour’s meditation on the work of the Creator is better than seventy years of prayer.
You’re always going to face criticism, you’re always going to face challenges, but those things are there to make you … More
I believe that if you’ll just stand up and go, life will open up for you.
I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, … More
They who humble themselves before knowledge of any kind generally end up the wiser and as voices with something meaningful … More
I am consumed with the fear of failing. Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come … More
People are going to judge you all the time no matter what you do. . . . Don’t worry about … More
When you feel your life’s too hard, just go have a talk with God. Well, he’s the only free psychiatrist … More
It never occurs to me that there are things I can’t do.
You can’t take credit for talent; you can only take credit for using it.
If your neighbor looks at you like they don’t enjoy the key you’re singing in, look right back, bless them, … More
I don’t want no drummer. I set the tempo.
If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women … More
The fact of the matter is, you don’t give up what’s natural. Anything I’ve fantasized about, I’ve done.