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I kept my babies fed.
by Barry White

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

Related topics: Dad

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

One preacher turned me on, another turned me off.
- Barry White

I don't know if it's my music, my lyrics,
my sound, and knowing the music business the way I do-all I can say is,
my career has lasted way longer than I expected.
- Barry White

 

There's people making babies to my music.
That's nice.
- Barry White

No one could understand the bond between me and my brother.
I struggled to understand the forces that drove his
soul in one direction and mine in another.
- Barry White

The whole system of society tells you what to do.
- Barry White

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I try to tell a story musically in a song.
- Barry White

Most families had four, five brothers.
But because it was just me and Darryl,
we had to be twice as strong.
- Barry White

As a boy, I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me.
There was a time I believed every word spoken.
- Barry White

I went to jail at 16 for stealing tires off Cadillacs.
When I got out I said, Never again.
- Barry White

Disco deserved a better name, a beautiful name because
it was a beautiful art form.
It made the consumer beautiful.
The consumer was the star.
- Barry White

We forget that this music, music made by my brothers and sisters,
is still a baby.
It's just beginning.
When I think of the possibilities, it makes me smile.
- Barry White

I've always loved War's Low Rider and Sly Stone's Thank You,
and I just wanted to put my take on them.
- Barry White

I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge,
wisdom and truth.
- Barry White

When I saw corruption, I was forced to find truth on my own.
I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.
- Barry White

Mama tried to save us from the streets,
but the streets were too strong.
- Barry White

People are always looking for me to be a freak,
weird.
- Barry White

Elton John's opinion turned the label's opinion around,
all in a day.
- Barry White

We were ready to launch Barry White,
but the record company wouldn't put it out.
Said it wouldn't sell.
- Barry White

When I commit, I commit with my whole heart,
my whole being.
I know the Bible like the back of my hand.
- Barry White

The cops picked me up for attempted murder.
I can still see the detectives, licking their chops.
Thought they had me.
Two weeks later, the cat came out of a coma and told the truth.
I was innocent.
- Barry White

I'm very happy with this new record.
It's dealing with different aspects of love-it's me
making a statement about people doing something with their lives.
It is about caring for others.
- Barry White

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

Life was meant to be lived,
and curiosity must be kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason,
turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has,
we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
- Bill Gates

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor,
for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
- Jessamyn West

Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
- Hippocrates

Dad kept us out of school, but school comes and goes.
Family is forever.
- Charlie Sheen

The one thing that kept our family together was the music.
The only thing that our family would share emotionally
was to have our dad cry over something the kids did with music.
- Dennis Wilson

I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.
- David Lee Roth

It was a black and white only computer at the time,
but it kept me fascinated.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

The whole idea that what is not normal should be kept secret -
that's really distasteful to me.
- Dan Farmer

Let us be sure that those who come after will say of us in our time,
that in our time we did everything that could be done.
We finished the race; we kept them free;
we kept the faith.
- Ronald Reagan

I never kept a diary, but I wrote detailed notes of my travels.
- David Rockefeller

The spirit of resistance to government
is so valuable on certain occasions
that I wish it to be always kept alive.
- Thomas Jefferson

The human heart has hidden treasures,
In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts,
the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures,
Whose charms were broken if revealed.
- Charlotte Bronte

I kept an open mind on the question of whether a hominid
had been present in Europe in the early Pleistocene.
- Louis Leakey

If we had a hard time, my mother would sit me down
and we would talk about it,
and she kept talking and kept processing until we started to laugh about it.
- Liza Minelli

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

We are cutting things kids like-music,
art, and gym classes; stuff that kept me in school.
This country can't survive without you kids.
It's all about you kids.
- Tony Danza

I had an art teacher who's the reason I got there in
high school who encouraged me to go to Alabama.
That's where she had gone and kept raving over their art department.
- Sela Ward

I had a patient once who dreamed she kept her husband
in the deep freeze except for mating.
Lots of men feel that way.
- Robert Johnson

The weakness of a soul is proportionate to the number
of truths that must be kept from it.
- Eric Hoffer

They made us many promises, more than I can remember,
but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land,
and they took it.
- Red Cloud

I mean he's a very famous director...
they're not going to put their...
and he's very tough, he doesn't like interference at all,
so he kept them at bay.
- Ronald Harwood

Similarly, the Marquis is presented in this film as
someone who would disturb the status quo and therefore must be kept imprisoned.
- Philip Kaufman

Yes, disappointment over perceived unfairness,
injustice, promises not kept, tends to go hand in hand
with increasing prosperity.
Expectations are dashed.
What can I say!
- Mary Douglas

I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.
- Steven Wright

I was going to buy a book on hair loss,
but the pages kept falling out.
- Jay London

You just keep pushing.
You just keep pushing.
I made every mistake that could be made.
But I just kept pushing.
- Rene Descartes

Whoever won't fight when the President calls him,
deserves to be kicked back in his hole and kept there.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I kept giving up runs.
It was, for sure, a rough road and a very rocky one.
I enjoyed my time there, but not as much as I could
have if I would have pitched well.
- Billy Koch

It was just that we had this phenomenal honeymoon relationship that just kept on going.
- James Levine

There are too many books I haven't read,
too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I
haven't kept long enough.
- Irwin Shaw

Everyone kept telling me, Just be yourself.
Be yourself.
I kept thinking, there's got to be more to it than that!
- Tony Danza

The great writers just kept bringing them out.
They didn't care if they repeated themselves.
- Irwin Shaw

We've had a chance to be seen by viewers who had never seen us before,
and we've kept a lot of them.
- Brit Hume

I held a variety of jobs - most notably ten years working in universities -
and kept on writing.
- Thomas Perry

It seems to me I spent my life in car pools,
but you know, that's how I kept track of what was going on.
- Barbara Bush

In these days a man is nobody unless his biography
is kept so far posted up that it may be ready for the
national breakfast-table on the morning after his demise.
- Anthony Trollope

A promise made should be a promise kept.
- Steve Forbes


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