Quotations by Whitney Houston
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Born: Friday, August 9, 1963
From the beginning, the camera and I were great friends. It loves me, and I love it.
(Keywords: Love, Beginning, Friends)
God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there?
(Keywords: God, Voice)
I almost wish I could be more exciting, that I could match what is happening out there to me.
I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.
(Keywords: Beauty, Children, Future)
I decided long ago never to walk in anyone's shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe.
(Keywords: Shadow, Succeed)
I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems.
(Keywords: Being, Crime, Fact, Friends, Problems)
I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.
(Keywords: Men, Being, Man, Woman, World)
I'm not crazy about arenas just because I can sell them out. It doesn't do anything for my ego at all. I want to play places where people don't have to sit in the nosebleed seats and wonder what the hell is going on.
(Keywords: People, Ego, Hell, Play, Want, Wonder)
I've turned down a lot of arena dates because I've done the big-arena thing. Now, I want to do something where people can feel me and I can feel them.
(Keywords: People, Now, Want)
My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don't fight it.
(Keywords: Mother, Truth, Lie, Fight)
No, I'm not a drug addict, and neither is my husband. If that were so, you'd get a lot less work out of me. It would show in the performances and in the work.
(Keywords: Work, Husband)
Nobody likes to be picked on. Nobody.
When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I'd be alone a lot. Basically we all are. Loneliness comes with life.
(Keywords: Life, Mother, Loneliness)
When I heard Aretha, I could feel her emotional delivery so clearly. It came from down deep within. That's what I wanted to do.