Whitney Houston quotes

Born
August 9, 1963 Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

Died
February 11, 2012.

Occupation
Singer.

Whitney Houston was an American singer.

From the beginning, the camera and I were great friends. It loves me, and I love it.
– Whitney Houston
I’m either my best friend or my worst enemy.
– Whitney Houston
I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.
– Whitney Houston
In grammar school some of the girls had problems with me. My face was too light. My hair was too long. It was the black-consciousness period, and I felt really bad.
– Whitney Houston
No one makes me do anything I don’t want to do.
– Whitney Houston
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.
– Whitney Houston
I almost wish I could be more exciting, that I could match what is happening out there to me.
– Whitney Houston
I would stay in my room for days, for days at times, just trying to get it together, to know what my next phase was going to be.
– Whitney Houston
I finally faced the fact that it isn’t a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems.
– Whitney Houston
Nobody likes to be picked on. Nobody.
– Whitney Houston
I decided long ago never to walk in anyone’s shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe.
– Whitney Houston
When the night falls, my lonely heart calls.
– Whitney Houston
I was aware of people staring at me. No one moved. They seemed almost in trance. I just stared at the clock in the center of the church. When I finished, everyone clapped and started crying.
– Whitney Houston
She’s my teacher, my adviser, my greatest inspiration.
– Whitney Houston
I have a mother that’s very strong and family that surround me and constantly tell me they love me.
– Whitney Houston
You get that love from the people. It lets me know that all the madness I go through, all the stuff that the business has to offer with all its madness; it makes it worthwhile.
– Whitney Houston
I am not self-destructive. I am not a person who wants to die.
– Whitney Houston
Let the children’s laughter remind us how we used to be.
– Whitney Houston
I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.
– Whitney Houston
My mother was the first singer I had contact with. She sang constantly to us around the house, in church.
– Whitney Houston
When you’re feeling full of doubt and fear has got you in a bind, love will save the day.
– Whitney Houston
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.
– Whitney Houston
There can be miracles when you believe.
– Whitney Houston
I think over the years, being a mother, I’ve matured in so many ways.
– Whitney Houston
I’m older, I’m matured… I’m looking forward to the years to come. Good years.
– Whitney Houston
God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there?
– Whitney Houston
Loneliness comes with life.
– Whitney Houston
I have priorities. Maintaining my daughter is my first.
– Whitney Houston
I’m good where I am at this moment.
– Whitney Houston
What’s in your soul is in your soul.
– Whitney Houston
I’m just fiercely protective. It’s like, that’s my lair and nobody messes with my lair.
– Whitney Houston
I’ve turned down a lot of arena dates because I’ve done the big-arena thing. Now, I want to do something where people can feel me and I can feel them.
– Whitney Houston
If I fail, if I succeed, at least I live as I believe.
– Whitney Houston
When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I’d be alone a lot. Basically we all are.
– Whitney Houston
I’ve got some good saints out there – that’s right – that pray for me constantly. You’ve gotta have that! You do.
– Whitney Houston
Sometimes you do have a good time. But when it gets to the point where you’re sitting in your home and you’re just trying to cover what you don’t want people to know. It’s painful. And then you want more just so that you don’t let anybody see you cry. Or anybody to see we’re not happy.
– Whitney Houston
My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don’t fight it.
– Whitney Houston