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Somebody once said we never know what is enough until
by Billie Holiday

Somebody once said we never know what is enough until
we know what's more than enough.
- Billie Holiday

If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling.
No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be
that way in music or it isn't music.
- Billie Holiday

Sometimes it's worse to win a fight than to lose.
- Billie Holiday

All dope can do for you is kill you...
the long hard way.
And it can kill the people you love right along with you.
- Billie Holiday

 

Don't threaten me with love, baby.
Let's just go walking in the rain.
- Billie Holiday

If I don't have friends, then I ain't got nothing.
- Billie Holiday

I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own.
- Billie Holiday

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Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on.
- Billie Holiday

If I'm going to sing like someone else,
then I don't need to sing at all.
- Billie Holiday

A kiss that is never tasted, is forever and ever wasted.
- Billie Holiday

You've got to have something to eat and a little love
in your life before you can hold still for any damn
body's sermon on how to behave.
- Billie Holiday

They think they can make fuel from horse manure -
now,
I don't know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon,
but it's sure gonna put a stop to siphoning.
- Billie Holiday

I'm always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I've been.
- Billie Holiday

I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids.
I started working when I was six years old.
- Billie Holiday

I hate straight singing.
I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it.
That's all I know.
- Billie Holiday

There's no damn business like show business -
you have to smile to keep from throwing up.
- Billie Holiday

You can't copy anybody and end with anything.
If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling.
- Billie Holiday

Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no
more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck,
and I love roast duck.
- Billie Holiday

Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married.
He was eighteen, she was sixteen and I was three.
- Billie Holiday

People don't understand the kind of fight it takes
to record what you want to record the way you want to record it.
- Billie Holiday

No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be
that way in music or it isn't music.
- Billie Holiday

Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music
better or do anything better.
All dope can do for you is kill you -
and kill you the long,
slow, hard way.
- Billie Holiday

One day a whole damn song fell into place in my head.
- Billie Holiday

In this country, don't forget, a habit is no damn private hell.
There's no solitary confinement outside of jail.
A habit is hell for those you love.
And in this country it's the worst kind of hell for those who love you.
- Billie Holiday

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard,"
I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
- Sydney Harris

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

The secret of success is to find a need and fill it,
to find a hurt and heal it,
to find somebody with a problem
and offer to help solve it.
- Robert H. Schuller

Give somebody a gold star - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Immortality is a long shot, I admit.
But somebody has to be first.
- Bill Cosby

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

The person who you're with most in life is yourself
and if you don't like yourself,
you're always with somebody you don't like.
- Marc S. Lewis

Truth cannot be defined,
although it can certainly be experienced.
But experience is not a definition.
A definition is made by the mind,
experience comes through participating.
If somebody asks, "What is a dance?" how can you define it?
But you can dance and you can know the inner feel of it.
God is the ultimate dance.
- Osho

Some guys say beauty is only skin deep.
But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain.
The initial contact has to be the sniffing.
- James Caan

Make yourself necessary to somebody.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less
intelligence and more sense than we have.
- Don Herold

Every known fact in natural science was divined
by the presentiment of somebody,
before it was actually verified.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's a delight to trust somebody so completely.
- Jeff Goldblum

The seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake.
- the movie The Little Mermaid (1989)

The most difficult thing in the world
is to know how to do a thing
and to watch somebody else doing it wrong,
without comment.
- Theodore. H. White

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image.
Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
- Richard M. Nixon

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
- George S. Patton

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself.
Everybody should try it.
- Barbara Pym

Somebody hits me, I'm going to hit him back.
Even if it does look like he hasn't eaten in a while.
- Charles Barkley

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're
playing by somebody else's rules,
while quietly playing by your own.
- Michael Korda

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays,
including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
- Ellen Glasgow

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll
show you somebody who has never achieved much.
- Joan Collins

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
- Andy Warhol

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

Love is what you've been through with somebody.
- James Thurber

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

Do something for somebody everyday
for which you do not get paid.
- Albert Schweitzer

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

If somebody invented cigarettes today,
the government would not legalize them.
- Loni Anderson

The hardest thing to believe about The Fan is not that
Robert De Niro is stalking somebody again but that
anyone cares that much about a baseball player.
- Bernie Lincicome

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

About the time we can make the ends meet,
somebody moves the ends.
- Herbert Hoover

Law of Contrariness:
Our chief want in life is somebody
who shall make us do what we can.
Having found them, we shall then hate them for it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate.
Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
- Bill Vaughan

A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
- Carter Glass

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

When you've toured for about 10 years like me,
you end up feeling like you're always waiting for somebody or something.
The whole day is a drag.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I don't care how good you play, you can find somebody who can beat you,
and I don't care how bad you play, you can find somebody you can beat.
- Harvey Penick

If you're playing somebody who is not you,
then you can imagine that you are that person.
You can feel like he feels, move like he moves,
look like he looks - in your own mind.
- Morgan Freeman

Somebody asked my friend Bob Seger, Why do you think
the Eagles broke up? He said,
Hotel California.
- Glenn Frey

As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried
to do without for a long time.
- Kerry Thornley


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