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I'm always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I've been.

Sometimes it's worse to win a fight than to lose.

Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.

A kiss that is never tasted, is forever and ever wasted.

In this country, don't forget, a habit is no damn private hell. There's no solitary confinement outside of jail. A habit is hell for those you love. And in this country it's the worst kind of hell for those who love you.

If you think dope is for kicks and for thrills, you're out of your mind. There are more kicks to be had in a good case of paralytic polio or by living in an iron lung. If you think you need stuff to play music or sing, you're crazy. It can fix you so you can't play nothing or sing nothing.

They think they can make fuel from horse manure - now, I don't know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon, but it's sure gonna put a stop to siphoning.

Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music better or do anything better. All dope can do for you is kill you - and kill you the long, slow, hard way.

If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling. No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music.

You can be up to your boobies in white satin, with gardenias in your hair and no sugar cane for miles, but you can still be working on a plantation.

I can't stand to sing the same song the same way two nights in succession, let alone two years or ten years. If you can, then it ain't music, it's close-order drill or exercise or yodeling or something, not music.

Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on.

I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That's all I know.

I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids. I started working when I was six years old.

You've got to have something to eat and a little love in your life before you can hold still for any damn body's sermon on how to behave.

Somebody once said we never know what is enough until we know what's more than enough.

No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music.

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Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married. He was eighteen, she was sixteen and I was three.

Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck.

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About Billie Holiday

Where is Billie Holiday from? Billie Holiday is American who said awesome wise words. Well-known and respected in American society for wise sayings. The following quotations and images represent the American nature embed in Billie Holiday's character.

What Billie Holiday was famous for? Billie Holiday is famous musician with many good quotes. Influential and well recognized musician all over the world. Browse a lot of Billie Holiday books and reference books with quotes from Billie Holiday on Amazon.

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When was Billie Holiday birthday? Billie Holiday was born on October 16.

Who is Billie Holiday? Some facts about Billie Holiday from biography. Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter.Nicknamed Lady Day by her sometime collaborator Lester Young, Holiday was a seminal influence on jazz, and pop singers' critic John Bush wrote that she "changed the art of American pop vocals forever." Her vocal style — strongly inspired by... Read more about Billie Holiday on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Billie Holiday on YouTube.


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