Barry White - Quotes

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When I saw corruption, I was forced to find truth on my own. I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.

When I saw corruption, I was forced to find truth on my own. I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.

I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.

I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.

I kept my babies fed. I could have dumped them, but I didn't. I decided that whatever trip I was on, they were going with me. You're looking at a real daddy.

I kept my babies fed. I could have dumped them, but I didn't. I decided that whatever trip I was on, they were going with me. You're looking at a real daddy.

Disco deserved a better name, a beautiful name because it was a beautiful art form. It made the consumer beautiful. The consumer was the star. ---->>>

I've always loved War's Low Rider and Sly Stone's Thank You, and I just wanted to put my take on them. ---->>>

There's people making babies to my music. That's nice. ---->>>

I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.

I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.

One preacher turned me on, another turned me off. ---->>>

When I commit, I commit with my whole heart, my whole being. I know the Bible like the back of my hand. ---->>>

Mama tried to save us from the streets, but the streets were too strong. ---->>>

We forget that this music, music made by my brothers and sisters, is still a baby. It's just beginning. When I think of the possibilities, it makes me smile. ---->>>

I went to jail at 16 for stealing tires off Cadillacs. When I got out I said, Never again. ---->>>

The cops picked me up for attempted murder. I can still see the detectives, licking their chops. Thought they had me. Two weeks later, the cat came out of a coma and told the truth. I was innocent. ---->>>

Elton John's opinion turned the label's opinion around, all in a day. ---->>>

Most families had four, five brothers. But because it was just me and Darryl, we had to be twice as strong. ---->>>

I don't know if it's my music, my lyrics, my sound, and knowing the music business the way I do-all I can say is, my career has lasted way longer than I expected. ---->>>

I'm very happy with this new record. It's dealing with different aspects of love-it's me making a statement about people doing something with their lives. It is about caring for others. ---->>>

As a boy, I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me. There was a time I believed every word spoken. ---->>>

People are always looking for me to be a freak, weird. ---->>>

The whole system of society tells you what to do. ---->>>

No one could understand the bond between me and my brother. I struggled to understand the forces that drove his soul in one direction and mine in another. ---->>>

We were ready to launch Barry White, but the record company wouldn't put it out. Said it wouldn't sell. ---->>>

I try to tell a story musically in a song. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-12, 1944
Birthplace:
Die: 07-04, 2003
Occupation: Musician

Barry White (born Barry Eugene Carter; September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003), was an American singer, songwriter and composer. A three-time Grammy Award–winner known for his distinctive bass-baritone voice and romantic image, White's greatest success came in the 1970s as a solo singer and with The Love Unlimited Orchestra, crafting many enduring soul, funk, and disco songs such as his two biggest hits, "You're the First, the Last, My Everything" and "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" (wikipedia)