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Al Green Quotes

Al Green Quotes.

Theres a lot of churches that hide their dirty laundry under the rug, and I know about that from being in the church 27 years. Oh, yeah.
Al Green
The music is the message, the message is the music. So that’s my little ministry that the Big Man upstairs gave to me – a little ministry called love and happiness.
Al Green
My dad didn’t believe that I was going to make it through school, and that was the only thing I was determined to do, because he said that I wasn’t going to do it.
Al Green
Pakistan’s being an ally and helping the United States, we ought to show Pakistan that we are appreciative for the help that’s been extended.
Al Green
Before I knew it, I was singing, ‘I’m so tired of being alone,’ and that’s Al right there. From then, my attitude was, ‘Let Otis be Otis and James be James. I’m not going to emulate them anymore.’
Al Green
They used to talk about it in shop class, say, ‘That kid right there can sing,’ and I was going, like, ‘I wonder who they’re talking about?’
Al Green
Trials can be hard, if you don’t know God.
Al Green
My brothers and I had a gospel quartet, and that was the only music people listened to. But I was already gravitating towards songs by Sam Cooke, and then one day I put on a Jackie Wilson record, and baby, I was thrown right out of the house.
Al Green
‘Al Green Explores Your Mind’ is really kind of a very personal record for me.
Al Green
People still come up to me and ask me to sign their records. That’s right, records! Man, they don’t even make records no more!
Al Green
Suicide is not an answer, it’s destruction.
Al Green
I have found people on both sides of the aisle, white and black, that’ll give you the shirt off their back. And I’ve also found people that won’t give you a piece of bread if you’re starving to death.
Al Green
GM is operating in an intensely competitive global environment and reaching this tentative agreement allows us to continue to build momentum in the market with the award-winning vehicles and components produced in Canada.
Al Green
There’s more to hip-hop than just trying to make everything rhyme, and you find out in life that everything don’t rhyme. The music they’re cutting is musically fantastic.
Al Green
When I was ordained as a pastor, I walked away from secular music for seven, eight years. It took me that time to learn that God is love.
Al Green
I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
Al Green
Some people believe that fairness comes with obeying the rules. I’m one of those people.
Al Green
No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed.
Al Green
I did a whole concert in Atlanta with my fly open, and I had a black suit on and a white shirt. My white shirt was protruding from the fly.
Al Green
I’m thankful for every moment.
Al Green
If I could live my life all over I’d do everything the same; the film in my camera would remain the same; there’s no way lord, to leave this love behind.
Al Green
Free music, to me, is music without boundaries. It’s music that… says you don’t have to play a blues in three chord change. See what I’m saying? Music that can go from any range.
Al Green