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Whitney Houston Quotes

Whitney Elizabeth Houston

Whitney Houston quotes: thoughts and lyrics from one of the greatest singers of all time.

“I want one moment in time when I’m more than I thought I could be. When all of my dreams are a heartbeat away, and the answers are all up to me.”

“There can be miracles when you believe.”

“You can achieve your goals and enjoy the spoils of success once you unlock your full potential.”

“Have faith in yourself. Recognize your talents and belove in yourself.”

“Be realistic. Believe your dreams are achievable. That might be my biggest lesson of all.”

“We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”

“There will be the ups, there will be the downs, there will be the all-arounds. But your belief, your faith and your determination and the encouragers—the people who encourage you to do and be the best you can—it is a blessing.”

“You never know what happens in between but you just be ready for whatever it brings and you try to balance it and make the proper decisions, and be prayerful about it. You got to be sure that you’re confirmed with what that inner spirit says and you just do the best that you can.”

“You can fool people. You can fool anybody anytime of the day, but you can’t fool yourself.”

“Don’t sugarcoat your life or the truth. It is what it is. We all live. We all die. Don’t fool yourself. Honor the truth and live your life by it.”

“Never let your heart take precedence over reason, otherwise you will have problems.”

“To learn your artistry and to be able to perfect that, is overwhelming. The human emotion is a very delicate thing, so you have to be careful about how you present it because it can be kind of scary, or too overwhelming if you’re not careful.”

“I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.”

“Let the children’s laughter remind us how we used to be.”

“I said I wanted to grab for the simple things in life. I wanted to find a guy, get married, have children. And she in her wisdom said, ‘Yeah, well, that’ll all come to you… but honey, it’s going to take time, and all mommy can tell you is God knows when it’s right for you. And when it’s right, He’ll deliver.'”

“I’m proud of being a mother, a wife, a daughter, and a sister, and a lover and a friend. We’re all God’s children.”

“I wanted to be a teacher. I love children, so I wanted to deal with children. Then I wanted to be a veterinarian. But by the age of 10 or 11, when I opened my mouth and said, ‘Oh, God, what’s this?’ I kind of knew teaching and being a veterinarian were gonna have to wait.”

“God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there?”

“I was singing by the time I was seven years old. I’m the daughter of Cissy Houston. I’m the cousin of Dionne Warwick. My cousin Deedee was a singer. My whole family sang. I come from a family of singers.”

“There was a lot of success at a very important time in my life.”

“I feel so blessed to just have done what I had done. To be able to just use what God has given me is a blessing. You know, never mind the Grammys, never mind the records, never mind all of that. Just to be able to sing.”

“I’m an old-fashioned girl. And I love gospel. I like things that lift me up, inspire me.”

“I’ve got some good saints out there—that’s right—that pray for me constantly. You’ve gotta have that! You do.”

“You get that love from the people. It lets me know that all the madness I go through, all the stuff that the business has to offer with all its madness; it makes it worthwhile.”

“My mother taught me beauty really lives in places like a smile.”

“Sometimes you’ll laugh. Sometimes you’ll cry. Life never tells us, the when’s or why’s. When you’ve got friends, to wish you well. You’ll find your point when you will exhale.”

“I broke my heart for every gain, to taste the sweet I faced the pain.”

“When you’re older, you learn what it’s about to relax and enjoy. You’re not so young, not so eager. Some of the mistakes you made are gone. They’re over!”

“The greatest love of all is easy to achieve. Learning to love yourself, is the greatest love of all.”

“Love who you are, stand for who you are, live who you are and embrace yourself with all the good and bad and you will have the most important thing in live self actualization, which comes from confidence and the foundation to succeed from your parents.”

“Each day I live I want to be, a day to give the best of me. I’m only one, but not alone. My finest day is yet unknown.”

“Judge not for your flaws, but for your triumphs!”

“You learn, you grow up and you become your own woman.”

“I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.”

“Nobody makes me do anything I don’t want to do. It’s my decision. So the biggest devil is me. I’m either my best friend or my worst enemy.”

“Any way you fix me Lord, I’ll be satisfied.”

“I decided long ago never to walk in anyone’s shadow; if I fail or if I succeed, at least I did as I believe.”

“I hope life treats you kind and I hope you have all you’ve dreamed of.”

“I wish to you, joy and happiness. But above all this, I wish you love.”

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