I stole everything that I heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.
Ella Fitzgerald (1917 - 1996)
Source: Woman's Almanac, 1977.
Contributed by: Zaady
I guess what everyone wants more than anything else is to be loved. And to know that you loved me for my singing is too much for me. Forgive me if I don't have all the words. Maybe I can sing it and you'll understand.
Source: Newsweek, 7 Jun 1954.
It isn't where you came from; it's where you're going that counts.
Source: Ella Fitzgerald, by Stuart Nicholson, 1994.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there's love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.
Source: Words of Wisdom, by Wm. Safire & Leonard Safire, 1989.
The only thing better than singing is more singing.
Source: New York Sunday News, 1 Aug 1954.
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