Little Richard Quotes

Little Richard Quotes

Rock Stars Little Richard Quotes

Little Richard was born on December 5, 1932, in Macon, Georgia, U.S. His full name is Richard Wayne Penniman but he better is known as Little Richard. He is a singer, musician & songwriter. Richard is a famous figure in popular culture & music for more than 7 decades. He honored by many institutions & inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Richard received many Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy & Rhythm and Blues Foundation also Rhythm Award from the National Museum of African American Music. “Tutti Frutti” became a hit and make him up to the sky reaching No. 2 on Billboard. Richard from his voice and piano & inimitable style we can get influence.

So we at Lessons Learned In Life love to share the Little Richard Quotes of Motivation and Inspiration. We compile the Top Inspiring Little Richard Quotes for you to be inspired and find them comforting and helpful in your life.

Rock Stars Little Richard Quotes:

1.“I decided to come back and teach goodness in this business. To teach love, because music is the universal language. We are God’s bouquet, and through music, we become one.” — Little Richard

2.“But men are so full of greed today, they’ll sell anything for a little piece of money.” — Little Richard

3.“Elvis was God-given, there’s no other explanation. A Messiah comes around every few thousand years, and Elvis was it this time.” — Little Richard

4.“I don’t think that you have to be effeminate to be sensitive.” — 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

6.“God gives us the ability, but rock ‘n’ roll was created by men.” — Little Richard

7.“I was washing dishes at the Greyhound bus station at the time and I said, ‘Awap bop a lup bop a wop bam boom, take ’em out!'” — Little Richard

8.“I also think that what’s wrong with all of us is that we don’t show enough love toward each other.” — Little Richard

9.“God gives us the ability, but rock ‘n’ roll was created by men.” — Little Richard

10.“I invented rock & roll. Jimi Hendrix was my guitar player. James Brown was my vocalist.” — Little Richard

11.“I think people who don’t believe in God are crazy. How can you say there is no God when you hear the birds singing these beautiful songs you didn’t make?” — Little Richard

12.“God would be a very selfish god if he gave all the soul to one race. … When one sings from the heart and it reaches another heart, that’s a soul.” — Little Richard

13.“People called rock & roll ‘African music.’ They called it ‘voodoo music.’ They said that it would drive the kids insane. They said that it was just a flash in the pan – the same thing that they always used to say about hip-hop.” — Little Richard

14.“My true belief about Rock ‘n’ Roll–and there have been a lot of phrases attributed to me over the years–is this: I believe this kind of music is demonic. … A lot of the beats in music today are taken from voodoo, from the voodoo drums. If you study music in rhythms, as I have, you’ll see that it is true. I believe that kind of music is driving people from Christ. It is contagious” — Little Richard

“A lot of people call me the architect of rock & roll. I don’t call myself that, but I believe it’s true.” — Little Richard

16.“I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I’ve always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband.” — Little Richard

17.“I was directed and commanded by another power. The power of darkness. The power that you’ve heard so much about. The power that a lot of people don’t believe exists. The power of the Devil. Satan.” — Little Richard

18.“Greed has taken the whole universe, and nobody is worried about their soul.” — Little Richard

19.“And I’d like to give my love to everybody, and let them know that the grass may look greener on the other side, but believe me, it’s just as hard to cut.” — Little Richard

20.“God is omnipotent, He is omniscient, and He is ever-present.” — Little Richard

21.“Elvis may be the King of Rock and Roll, but I am the Queen.” — Little Richard

22.“No, I’ve never truly been a minister.” — Little Richard

23.“But I was singing loud, and most singers weren’t singing loud.” — Little Richard

24.“I came from a family where my people didn’t like rhythm and blues. Bing Crosby – “Pennies from Heaven” – Ella Fitzgerald, was all I heard.” — Little Richard

“I did what I felt, and I felt what I did, at all costs.” — Little Richard

26.“But I’m a rock ‘n’ roll singer; that’s my livelihood, my occupation.” — Little Richard

27.“A lot of songs I sang to crowds to get their reaction. That’s how I knew they’d hit.” — Little Richard

28.“That’s what Tina Turner did, too – sang blues up-tempo – and they called it to rock ‘n’ roll.” — Little Richard

29.“I’m very much a gentleman in what I do.” — Little Richard

30.“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

31.“I was really kind of shy as a child. But I would do things for attention.” — Little Richard

32.“To me, true rock ‘n’ roll has a lot of bottom in it.” — Little Richard

33.“I never heard anybody in my audience call me any kind of names.” — Little Richard

34.“I always knew I was a man, always felt that I was a man, always wanted to be a man.” — Little Richard

“I am an innovator. I am the originator. I am the emancipator. I am the architect of rock ‘n’ roll!”” — Little Richard





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