Quotations by Martha Reeves

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Born: Friday, July 18, 1941
Profession: Musician
Nationality: American


A large family makes you accept sharing your parents.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Family, Parents, Sharing)

A song has to become as much a part of you as a tailored suit.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Song)

After years of making wrong decisions in my life, in 1977 I found out that it was all right to be square, simple, and sober.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Life, Decisions, Right, Wrong, Years)

Berry Gordy turned his house into a studio and discovered over 30 acts in the city. And we're famous all over the world.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Famous, World)

Detroit is full of talent.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Talent)

Disco music in the '70s was just a call to go wild and party and dance with no thought or conscience or regard for tomorrow.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Music, Thought, Dance, Conscience, Party, Tomorrow)

Divas need their furs!
- Martha Reeves

God uses singers in a mighty way, and I am grateful.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: God)

Going on with life, it only gets more and more intense as time goes by - and the challenges only multiply.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Time, Life)

Good and bad - this is the story of my life.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Life)

I don't worry about being in a hurry any more, because my faith in God will always deliver me on time.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Faith, Time, God, Being, Will, Worry)

I have always thought music as a way out of the ordinary mundane obligations of life.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Life, Music, Thought)

I pray for miracles. I have always found prayer to bring quick results.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Miracles, Prayer, Quick, Results)

I still marvel at how God turns dreams into reality.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Dreams, God, Reality)

I was stranded in Disco. I went to dozens of darkened places with enough flashing lights to drive the average person mad. I felt lost in the pulse of sheer panic.
- Martha Reeves

I went from elementary school to proper training, operatic training, and I went on to the Motown University and learned a lot of things from some wonderful people.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: People, School, Training, University)

I will always dance in the street.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Dance, Will)

I worshipped Berry Gordy for the creative dreams he had made come true.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Dreams)

If you stick around long enough, people start referring to you as a survivor. Suddenly I found myself on the receiving end of several prestigious awards.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: People, Awards, End)

Lead singers not only do the majority of the work, but their personalities are singled out and taken as the general attitude of the unit.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Work, Attitude, Majority)

Most performers spend half their earnings taking care of family members.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Family, Care)

The morning after my high-school graduation found me up early job hunting. The dream of college I put on the back burner.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Graduation, Dream, College, Hunting, Job)

The world I was born into was one filled with music.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Music, World)

There are times in show business when you work so much you think you will pop your cork, and then suddenly you can't find any work.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Business, Work, Will)

You can't very well live in a castle while your kin is on the poor side of town and barely have enough food. Some want you to get to the top and rely on you making it for them, too.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Food, Poor, Want)







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