Nat King Cole

1919 - 1965

A Quote by Nat King Cole on beginning, fatherhood, impossibility, and words

I felt something impossible for me to explain in words. Then when they took her away, it hit me. I got scared all over again and began to feel giddy. Then it came to me - I was a father.

Nat King Cole (1919 - 1965)

Source: Ebony, Mar 1950.

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A Quote by Nat King Cole on business, kindness, people, and work

I'm a businessman. I work for business people. The kind of thing they say is: Now we've sold a lot of records, let's sell some more.

Nat King Cole (1919 - 1965)

Source: During a British interview, 1963.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Nat King Cole

Critics don't buy records. They get 'em free.

Nat King Cole (1919 - 1965)

Source: Nat King Cole, by James Haskings, 1990.

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A Quote by Nat King Cole

I got the message. All of us get the message, sooner or later. If you get it before it's too late or before you're too old, you'll pull through all right.

Nat King Cole (1919 - 1965)

Source: Ebony interview.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Nat King Cole on competition, heart, musicians, and singers

I'm a musician at heart, I know I'm not really a singer. I couldn't compete with real singers. But I sing because the public buys it.

Nat King Cole (1919 - 1965)

Source: Nat King Cole, by James Haskings, 1990.

Contributed by: Zaady

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