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 Chubby Checker - “Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears all the rappers, they're doing my dances and they're making billions doing my dances. When they do that little thing they do with their hands that's The Fly and The Pony.”
 Chubby Checker - “Ever see a little kid walking around talking to himself I'm the same way.”
 Chubby Checker - “I want my flowers while I'm alive.”
 Chubby Checker - “I compare the Twist to the electric light, The Twist is me, and I'm it. I'm the electric light.”
 Chubby Checker - “I want people to look at a checkerboard and think of me”
 Chubby Checker - “God's got something for me. I have faith it'll be OK.”
 Chubby Checker - “Do you realize that I have had five albums in the Top 30. Elvis and The Beatles have never done that. I had five singles in the Top 5, I mean, no one's ever done that.”
 Chubby Checker - “When I'm onstage they know I'm honest, and I try to be as humble as I can.”
 Chubby Checker - “What turns me on is to walk into a sold-out venue. The audiences are so much the same as they were in the '60s. It's just an amazing thing. I can't explain it, but I hope it never stops.”
 Chubby Checker - “Besides, at 62 years old I look like I'm about 27.”
 Chubby Checker - “Dancing, apart to music with a beat, is my legacy.”
 Chubby Checker - “My outlet is my music, and it's been this way since I was 4 years old.”
 Chubby Checker - “Homey don't quit. What else are you gonna do It's like those guys in the cartoon they get up in the morning, check the clock and fight all day and after it's over they check the clock and go home. That's how it goes.”
 Nick Checker - “I think we've allowed ourselves in this society to become a little bit arrogant. People have all sorts of reasons that they live in poverty, and pulling yourself up by your bootstraps isn't always an option. It's too often that we sweep something away when we come upon something better. We need to remember that the person struggling to get by has value too.”
 Chubby Checker - “It takes a real soldier to stay in the music industry and live off the things that have been put before me and be able to survive all this time because it has not been easy.”
 Chubby Checker - “I'm just grateful to be on this planet. I have no enemies that I know of. I'm just the guy who makes happy.”
 Nick Checker - “A guy from HBO short films has a copy as well, but that's an incredible long shot like the Red Sox winning another series in the next 85 years.”
 Nick Checker - “A guy from HBO short films has a copy as well, but that's an incredible long shot like the Red Sox winning another series in the next 85 years.”
 Chubby Checker - “I am the Alexander Graham Bell of the phone company, the Christopher Columbus of America because after 'The Twist' everything changed, ... Watch the films from 1958 up to 1959, and watch American Bandstand during that time. After the song came out, everything was different.”
 Nick Checker - “How can we ignore two of our most courageous runners who continued on with conviction and grace in spite of the most dreadful disease ever known cancer. Sean Delaney and Steve Hancock must always be mentioned in the same breath as all the greats. Sean finished with honor and Steve continues his run. Both remind us that simply being able to run is what this is all about.”
 Chubby Checker - “Before I got in this business I was in the chicken business.”
 Chubby Checker - “My stage performance is all I got going for me and believe me I perfected it to an art. That's why I'm still singing in the business because of my stage performance-it's exquisite. It is Picasso. It is Rembrandt.”
 Chubby Checker - “Everybody in the '80s, well, we hate rap. Now, the biggest rapper in the world... Eminem. Rap's a black thing.”
 Chubby Checker - “Here I am the best batting average in the music industry and I'm a bye word in the industry. I really am. Compared to Rod Stewart, I mean, Rod Stewart big deal. I mean, I know he's good and everything, but I played a show two years ago and I had to star under Eddie Money.”
 Chubby Checker - “My own life planning has always been 10 years ahead. I knew when I was 13 that this was what I wanted to be. Right now I feel about nine months behind where I would have liked to be at age 46. Ten years from now, I'd like to be doing what I'm doing and collecting more interest.”