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Money just draws flies. ...
by Mahalia Jackson

Money just draws flies.
- Mahalia Jackson

Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul;
man cannot live in health without them.
- Mahalia Jackson

If you believe in God, He will open the windows of
heaven and pour blessings upon you.
- Mahalia Jackson

Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin,
although I know that's what the jazz experts say.
- Mahalia Jackson

 

This is the place to see the stars -
Hollywood Bowl.
- Mahalia Jackson

Everybody needs somebody.
- Mahalia Jackson

Anybody that sings the blues is in a deep pit,
yelling for help.
- Mahalia Jackson

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One thing about playing the real jazz is that you can't count it.
- Mahalia Jackson

Baby, black promoters oppressed me before white promoters ever got hold of me.
Don't talk skin to me.
- Mahalia Jackson

My hands, my feet, I throw my whole body to say all that is within me.
- Mahalia Jackson

I'll come to any benefit if I see SCLC get all the money.
- Mahalia Jackson

Sometimes you ask God for something and you don't know what you're asking.
- Mahalia Jackson

If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning,
you better see if you can locate that check.
- Mahalia Jackson

When you are through with the blues,
you've got nothing to rest on.
- Mahalia Jackson

How can you sing of amazing grace and all God's wonders
without using your hands?
- Mahalia Jackson

They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills.
- Mahalia Jackson

The Lord doesn't like us to be dead.
Be alive.
Sometimes I dance to the glory of the Lord,
because He said so.
- Mahalia Jackson

Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.
- Mahalia Jackson

The trouble with records is that they're too short.
- Mahalia Jackson

I hope to bring people to God with my songs.
- Mahalia Jackson

Put your mind on the gospel.
And remember - there's one God for all.
- Mahalia Jackson

I close my eyes when I sing so I can feel the song better.
- Mahalia Jackson

You're blessed if you have the strength to work.
- Mahalia Jackson

The mind and the voice by themselves are not sufficient.
- Mahalia Jackson

God can make you anything you want to be,
but you have to put everything in his hands.
- Mahalia Jackson

When you sing gospel you have a feeling there is a cure for what's wrong.
- Mahalia Jackson

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.
- Mahalia Jackson

I don't worry too much about the script,
I just ad lib, like Pearl Bailey.
- Mahalia Jackson

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!
- Mahalia Jackson

Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope.
- Mahalia Jackson

Do you know most of the Jewish songs have the same
trend of sadness as Negro spirituals?
- Mahalia Jackson

The old Devil gets mad when you're trying to do good.
Pray that God will move the stumbling blocks.
- Mahalia Jackson

Without a song, each day would be a century.
- Mahalia Jackson

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

The glow of one warm thought
is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

Do what you love and the money will follow.
- Marsha Sinetar

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism.
Money is a glory.
- Salvador Dali

Everyone needs a certain amount of money.
Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it.
We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
- Gregg Easterbrook

Money is always there but the pockets change;
it is not in the same pockets after a change,
and that is all there is to say about money.
- Gertrude Stein

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
- Henry Ford

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time
to save money is when you have some.
- Joe Moore

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

It doesn't matter about money; having it,
not having it.
Or having clothes, or not having them.
You're still left alone with yourself in the end.
- Billy Idol

No complaint...
is more common than that of a scarcity of money.
- Adam Smith

If the money we donate helps one child or can ease the pain of one parent,
those funds are well spent.
- Carl Karcher

It's easier to force feed people than it is to give 'em what they want.
It makes more money.
- Merle Haggard

Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
- Henry David Thoreau

If I can't get the girl, at least give me more money.
- Alan Alda

I don't mind that I'm fat.
You still get the same money.
- Marlon Brando

Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Don't judge me.
I made a lot of money.
- Samantha Bee

I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard.
- Paris Hilton

The importance of money flows from it being a link
between the present and the future.
- John Maynard Keynes

I'd rather lose my own money than someone else's.
- Dean Kamen

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser

Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson

Money is only a tool.
It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not
replace you as the driver.
- Ayn Rand

Fame, I have already.
Now I need the money.
- Wilhelm Steinitz

Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
- Tony Randall

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
- Alfred Marshall


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