Tony Bennett Quotes

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Tony Bennett Quotes

To me, life is a gift, and its a blessing to just be alive. And each person should learn what a gift it is to be alive no matter how tough things get.
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I lived for 15 years in Los Angeles, and I still can't believe that the handsomest man in the world, Cary Grant, and the greatest performer in the world, Fred Astaire, and Johnny Carson, one after another - they were all in my home at different times. I celebrated my 50th birthday with them. Unforgettable.

— Tony Bennett

Every show is different. The public has always been nice to me. I'm fortunate that way.

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I grew up in an era where the record companies just sold records to everybody, and the whole family bought songs.

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I respected Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra. Those were my heroes, and they were 10 years older than I was.

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I take care of myself. I work out three times a week. I have a trainer, and we just work out for an hour.

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I'll never retire.

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I've been very fortunate. I'm doing what I love, and I'm getting away with it, you know?

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If music sounds dated, it means it wasn't very good in the first place.

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I love entertaining people; I strive to make them feel good, and they make me feel wonderful. To explain it simply, I like what I do, and my ambition is to get better as I get older. That's really what I'm all about.

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I think if you have a passion for what you do then there are no limitations on how long or how much you can accomplish.

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If you are creative, you get busier as you get older.

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We're in an era where the demand is for immediate hits that are destined to become obsolescent. Six months later, everyone forgets the artist and the tune. It's become like a con job. Producers, engineers, lawyers and accountants all make money, but the artists don't.

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You can't teach it [jazz singing]. There's nobody who can teach you how to sing jazz. Either you know how to sing jazz, or you don't.

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Don't try to be just like some other singer hitting it big - find your own style and be honest in your performances. And never underestimate your audience.

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I plan to do my next two albums with Lady Gaga . She is quite a talent.

— Tony Bennett

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