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But I knew if I ran I'd never be able to sing,
by Aaron Neville

But I knew if I ran I'd never be able to sing,
so I had to take my punishment.
- Aaron Neville

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

I really like listening to music in my car.
- Aaron Neville

When I record something, I'll take a drive and just listen.
- Aaron Neville

 

The extras are a nice bonus feature,
but the main incentive is the musical experience.
- Aaron Neville

I owe it all to Jesus.
- Aaron Neville

I always tell people I want to see the world through His eyes,
and I want people to see Him in me.
- Aaron Neville

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I sing around the house, in the shower.
- Aaron Neville

I was very surprised when I heard that I had been chosen
to receive the James Cardinal Gibbons Award.
- Aaron Neville

If you had told me I'd be making 62 tomorrow,
I'd say you were lying.
- Aaron Neville

Me and my partners had been stealing cars for a while.
- Aaron Neville

I feel it was just a few years ago I was running around in short pants.
- Aaron Neville

Until I went to rehab, I didn't understand what it did.
- Aaron Neville

I think things happened the way they did for a reason.
- Aaron Neville

Growing up my mother played Sarah Vaughan and Nat Cole in the house regularly.
- Aaron Neville

Every morning I wake up and thank God.
- Aaron Neville

So now I have a collection of poetry by Aaron Neville
and I give it to people I want to share it with.
I'd like to publish it someday.
- Aaron Neville

We lived together as kids, and now we're taking care of each other as men.
- Aaron Neville

When you were a kid, a day was a long time and a year was a long time.
- Aaron Neville

I always loved Sam Cooke, because he seemed very versatile.
He sang gospel, soul, blues, pop music.
- Aaron Neville

It's a 360-degree sound experience.
Like you're in the middle of the band.
A lot of people have the technology to play the format,
so why not put it out there.
It sounds great.
- Aaron Neville

My friends and I were wild and we liked to joy-ride.
- Aaron Neville

I just sing.
You have to use it.
- Aaron Neville

So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St.
Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St.
Jude medal.
And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty,
so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed:
one to 14 years.
- Aaron Neville

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I had to tell about my colonic, which expresses the
fact why I'm so neat today as opposed to a few years ago.
I never knew that the weight made that much difference.
- James Brown

I never knew any painter worthy of the name who paid
the smallest attention to what a critic says,
even in conversation.
- Robert Baldwin Ross

If youth knew; if age could.
- Sigmund Freud

I knew from an early age exactly what I wanted to do.
I wanted to be a musician and that was it.
It made life a lot easier knowing what I was aiming for.
- Dan Hawkins

Once upon a time the world was sweeter than we knew.
Everything was ours; how happy we were then,
but then once upon a time never comes again.
- Johnny Mercer

I didn't know how many people knew who Ferdinand was.
- Elliott Smith

It wasn't that I ever knew I'd be at the Met for 20 years,
or 30 years, or 40 years, or anything like that.
- James Levine

Then that did very well at the box office,
so before you knew it, we were in a string of feature motion pictures.
Then they announced that they were going to do some spinoffs of us.
- George Takei

How well Shakespeare knew how to improve and exalt little circumstances,
when he borrowed them from circumstantial or vulgar historians.
- Horace Walpole

I always knew I would live in France.
- Andre Boucourechliev

As a child I was very involved with sports and I knew
at age 9 that I wanted to be an Olympic champion.
- Marion Jones

I expected to get drafted.
I knew that I wouldn't get drafted on that first day
due to the fact that not a lot of people had the opportunity to see me play much.
- Nick Ferguson

I think we just knew that we had a movie when Rachel walked in the room.
- Ryan Gosling

It used to be that you knew your neighbors and maybe your coworkers -
the people in your physical vicinity.
- Will Wright

We continue to shape our personality all our life.
If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die.
- Albert Camus

My most difficult thing so far, to be brutally honest,
has been to waltz as if I knew what I was doing.
- Richard Roxburgh

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery,
it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.
- Michelangelo

I was born in Texas and I lived there 'till I was 8.
Then I moved to the Dominican Republic with my mom,
lived there for two years and forgot every word of English I knew.
- Michelle Rodriguez

I started to study, because I knew I had to learn a
lot about myself as an actor;
you can't act the same as you did as a child.
- Roddy McDowall

Well, before I knew there was going to be a film.
I was the biggest Harry Potter fan.
I read all the books.
- Rupert Grint

Later on, there were some problems with our navy,
so he made me the head of the navy -
all things that I hardly knew anything about.
I was basically an ignorant young man.
- Shimon Peres


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