Little Richard Quotes

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Little Richard Quotes

Elvis was God-given, theres no other explanation. A Messiah comes around
every few thousand years, and Elvis was it this time.
— Little Richard —

Black people lived right by the railroad tracks, and the train would shake their houses at night. I would hear it as a boy, and I thought: I'm gonna make a song that sounds like that.

— Little Richard

But when I went on the stage to do a show, I would put on makeup because I felt that it enhanced my act; it drew attention to what I was doing.

— Little Richard

I never accepted the idea that I had to be guided by some pattern or blueprint.

— Little Richard

When you sit down and think about what rock 'n' roll music really is, then you have to change that question. Played up-tempo, you call it rock 'n' roll; at a regular tempo, you call it rhythm and blues.

— Little Richard

Now they have banging guitar and no bass and call it rock, but that's not what I call rock.

— Little Richard

God is omnipotent, He is omniscient, and He is ever present.

— Little Richard

I think that a man should be caring.

— Little Richard

Some situations you cause yourself.

— Little Richard

I'm a conductor of revivals. The only minister in the whole package. Little Richard, the evangelist.

— Little Richard

I've never seen the devil create music.

— Little Richard

And I don't get down on nobody else for doing whatever else they do. To each his own.

— Little Richard

I'm here to sing.

— Little Richard

Plus I love Tanya Tucker and I love country music.

— Little Richard

I thank God for Elvis Presley. I thank the Lord for sending Elvis to open the door so I could walk down the road ...

— Little Richard

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