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Abbey Lincoln Quotes

Abbey Lincoln Quotes & Quotations
Abbey Lincoln
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  • 1
    But I've been there and done that. I'm not trying to prove anything to anybody, and if somebody wants me to come, if they can afford what I ask, it's not as much as Madonna makes; not that I want what Madonna makes, but I was saying. Abbey-LincolnAbbey Lincoln
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    I don't have to lay on the couch and see a therapist because my therapist is in my paint brushes. Abbey-LincolnAbbey Lincoln
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    I loved Billie Holiday more than any other person other than myself on the stage. Yeah, I do. Abbey-LincolnAbbey Lincoln
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    I remember hearing the song when I was 12 or 14 in - it must have been in Chicago, 'cause we didn't have a radio on the farm, and it was during the second World War. I had three brothers in that war who went overseas. Abbey-LincolnAbbey Lincoln
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    I think that's what really a substantial work is, it's forever. It's the truth now and it was the truth then, and it will be the truth tomorrow. Abbey-LincolnAbbey Lincoln
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    I was looking for the people who were making the music inside the cabinet. I would look in there and see if I could find somebody who was making all this wonderful music. Abbey-LincolnAbbey Lincoln
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    It's a spirit that was given me and the relationships and meeting all these great people, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong; through Max I met a lot of people too. My first album was with Benny Carter. Abbey-LincolnAbbey Lincoln
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    There are men and women still on the streets, and that's all they are saying Can you spare a quarter? I come from a crowd of people who were current on the outlook on life, who were social and knew where they were and had some input into how things seemed to be. Abbey-LincolnAbbey Lincoln
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    There's nothing to scream about because in America we're all one blanket, everybody feels the same way about things, they just need some money. Abbey-LincolnAbbey Lincoln