Whitney Houston Quotes.
My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don’t fight it.
My mother taught me beauty really lives in places like a smile.
I have a mother that’s very strong and family that surround me and constantly tell me they love me.
I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.
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.
I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.
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.
I’m a person who has life and wants to live, and always have.
I’m just fiercely protective. It’s like, that’s my lair and nobody messes with my lair.
Being around people like Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick and Roberta Flack, all these greats, I was taught to listen and observe.
I’ve got some good saints out there – that’s right – that pray for me constantly. You’ve gotta have that! You do.
When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I’d be alone a lot. Basically we all are. Loneliness comes with life.
God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there?
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.