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Whitney Houston Quotes & Sayings

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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. — Whitney Houston

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My name is not Susan, so watch what you say. If you still need her, then be on your way. — Whitney Houston

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In grammar school some of the girls had problems with me. My face was too light. My hair was too long. It was the black-consciousness period, and I felt really bad. — Whitney Houston

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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. — Whitney Houston

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What's in your soul is in your soul. — Whitney Houston

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I've read about myself and my husband and my family, to the point where they've called my parents, they've called my brothers, offering money to tell stories. They call friends of mine. I'd just like for them to just ... don't badger us. Don't scrutinize us. We have children and they have to live, too. It's not fair. — Whitney Houston

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To learn your artistry and to be able to perfect that, is overwhelming. Especially when you are exuding love. The human emotion is a very delicate thing, so you have to be careful about how you present it because it can be kind of scary, or too overwhelming if you're not careful. So I try to just keep it love. — Whitney Houston

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I'm either my best friend or my worst enemy. — Whitney Houston

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From the beginning, the camera and I were great friends. It loves me, and I love it. — Whitney Houston

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I've never felt like this in any other country. I feel at home, I feel wonderful — Whitney Houston

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I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants. — Whitney Houston

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I'm a person who has life and wants to live, and always have. — Whitney Houston

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I'm good where I am at this moment. — Whitney Houston

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I'm older, I'm matured ... I'm looking forward to the years to come. Good years. — Whitney Houston

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BSB are a great bunch of guys, I really like them — Whitney Houston

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You don't have a baby based on that publicity madness. People don't live like that. Especially black people who were raised in families with morals and standards and integrity. — Whitney Houston

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I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. — Whitney Houston

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I wish to you, joy and happiness. But above all this, I wish you love — Whitney Houston

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You can fool people. You can fool anybody anytime of the day, but you can't fool yourself. At night, when you go home, you've got to be straight up with you. — Whitney Houston

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I feel so blessed to just have done what I had done. To be able to just use what God has given me is a blessing. You know, never mind the Grammys, never mind the records, never mind all of that. Just to be able to sing. — Whitney Houston

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She's my teacher, my adviser, my greatest inspiration. — Whitney Houston

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Judge not for your flaws, but for your Triumphs! — Whitney Houston

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No one makes me do anything I don't want to do. — Whitney Houston

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When you're feeling full of doubt and fear has got you in a bind, love will save the day. — Whitney Houston

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Nobody likes to be picked on. Nobody. — Whitney Houston

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I'm an old-fashioned girl. And I love gospel. I like things that lift me up, inspire me. — Whitney Houston

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My mother sang with me in her stomach; I sang with Bobbi Kris in my stomach. I believe the child starts to develop within, and whatever you read, whatever you think, whatever you do affects the child. — Whitney Houston

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My daughter is my greatest inspiration. — Whitney Houston

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I was aware of people staring at me. No one moved. They seemed almost in trance. I just stared at the clock in the center of the church. When I finished, everyone clapped and started crying. — Whitney Houston

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I am not self-destructive. I am not a person who wants to die. — Whitney Houston

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Sometimes you do have a good time. But when it gets to the point where you're sitting in your home and you're just trying to cover what you don't want people to know. It's painful. And then you want more just so that you don't let anybody see you cry. Or anybody to see we're not happy. — Whitney Houston

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I'm the kind of person, if, if I have a day that is nerve-wracking, or my week has been bad or something's going down, I won't eat. Some people eat, I don't eat. And it shows in my physical frame. — Whitney Houston

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I'd rather be alone than unhappy — Whitney Houston

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Never let your heart take precedence over reason, otherwise you will have problems. — Whitney Houston

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I'm tired of people taking off their clothes. — Whitney Houston

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Learning to love yourself, is the greatest love all — Whitney Houston

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Crack is cheap. I make too much money to ever smoke crack. Let's get that straight. OK? We don't do crack. We don't do that. Crack is whack. — Whitney Houston

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I've always been a thin girl. I'm not going to be fat, ever. Let's get that straight. Whitney is not going to be fat, ever. Okay? — Whitney Houston

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I wanted to be a teacher. I love children, so I wanted to deal with children. Then I wanted to be a veterinarian. But by the age of ten or eleven, when I opened my mouth and said, 'Oh, God, what's this?' I kind of knew teaching and being a veterinarian were gonna have to wait. — Whitney Houston

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If you say my eyes are beautiful, it's because they are looking at you. — Whitney Houston

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You get that love from the people. It lets me know that all the madness I go through, all the stuff that the business has to offer with all its madness; it makes it worthwhile. — Whitney Houston

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I'm proud of being a mother, a wife, a daughter, and a sister, and a lover and a friend We're all God's children. — Whitney Houston

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I almost wish I could be more exciting, that I could match what is happening out there to me. — Whitney Houston

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I've got a good man. He takes care of me. I don't have to be scared of anything because I know he will kick every ass ... disrespect him and you've got a problem. — Whitney Houston

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Let the children's laughter remind us how we used to be. — Whitney Houston

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My mother was the first singer I had contact with. She sang constantly to us around the house, in church. — Whitney Houston

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I would stay in my room for days, for days at times, just trying to get it together, to know what my next phase was going to be. — Whitney Houston

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Sometimes you'll laugh
Sometimes you'll cry
Life never tells us, the when's or why's
When you've got friends, to wish you well
You'll find your point when
You will exhale — Whitney Houston

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I don't like it when they [media critics] see me as this little person who doesn't know what to do with herself
like I have no idea what I want, like I'm just a puppet ... That's demeaning to me, because that ain't how it is, and it never was. — Whitney Houston

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If I fail, if I succeed, at least I live as I believe. — Whitney Houston

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When the night falls, my lonely heart calls. — Whitney Houston

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I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems. — Whitney Houston

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I have nothing! Nothing! If I don't have you. — Whitney Houston

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I can tell you that I am not self-destructive. I'm not a person who wants to die. I'm a person who has life, who wants to live. And I always have. And I wouldn't mistake it for anything else other than that. — Whitney Houston

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I think over the years, being a mother, I've matured in so many ways. — Whitney Houston

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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. — Whitney Houston

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I have priorities. Maintaining my daughter is my first. — Whitney Houston

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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. — Whitney Houston

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Loneliness comes with life. — Whitney Houston

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I broke my heart for every gain, to taste the sweet I faced the pain. — Whitney Houston

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God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there? — Whitney Houston

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I love to sing, but it's just not fun anymore. — Whitney Houston

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If I should die this very day,
Don't cry ... cause on Earth
We wasn't meant to stay. — Whitney Houston

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Growing around great musicians, you just can't help it. I identified with it immediately. It was something that was so natural to me that when I started singing, it was almost like speaking. — Whitney Houston

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My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don't fight it. — Whitney Houston

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I've got some good saints out there - that's right - that pray for me constantly. You've gotta have that! You do. — Whitney Houston

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When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I'd be alone a lot. Basically we all are. — Whitney Houston

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Being around people like Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick and Roberta Flack, all these greats, I was taught to listen and observe. — Whitney Houston

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I'm just fiercely protective. It's like, that's my lair and nobody messes with my lair. — Whitney Houston

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I have a mother that's very strong and family that surround me and constantly tell me they love me. — Whitney Houston

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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. — Whitney Houston