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Mahalia Jackson Quotes

Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message.

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

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

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

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Do you know most of the Jewish songs have the same trend of sadness as Negro spirituals

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

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

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

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

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

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The mind and the voice by themselves are not sufficient.

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

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

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

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

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

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Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope.

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Without a song, each day would be a century.

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

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

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