I say, as a singer grows older, his conception grows a little deeper, because he lives life and he understands what he is trying to say a little more. And I think this gives. If a singer tries to find out what's happening in life, it gives him a better insight on telling the story of the song he is trying to sing.

— Sam Cooke

The most relaxing Sam Cooke quotes that will transform you to a better person

I was born by the river, in a little tent, and just like the river I've been running ever since.


Another Saturday night and I ain't got nobody.


Shakin' like a bowl of soup and make your body loop-de-loop.


Don't know much about history, don't know much biology, don't know much about a science book, don't know much about the French I took.


You know, I'll always be your slave 'til I'm buried, buried in my grave.


If I could just touch the hem of His garment I know I'll be made whole


Another fella told me, he had a sister who looked just fine.

Instead of being my deliverance, she had a strange resemblance to a cat name of Frankenstein.


Ooh, ah, ooh, ah, that's the sound of the men working on the chain gang.


It's been a long time coming. But I know a change is gonna come


I don't know what's up there / Beyond the sky


Don't know much about history Don't know much biology.


There been times when I thought I couldn't last for long But now I think I'm able to carry on It's been a long, been a long time coming But I know a change is gonna come, oh yes it will


About Sam Cooke

Quotes 17 sayings
Profession Singer-songwriter
Birthday January 22, 1931

It was something I enjoyed doing and decided to give it a couple years, though I'm not making a lot of money now either!


It’s been too hard living, but I’m afraid to die.

‘Cause I don’t know what’s up there, beyond the sky.


I'm gonna sing, and I'm going to make me a lot of money.


Man, if I was back home, I'd be swinging with two chicks on my arms.