Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.
Music is so important. It changes thinking, it influences everybody, whether they know it or not. Music knows no boundary lines.
Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.
After you get what you want you don’t want it.
When I’m worried and I can’t sleep I count my blessings instead of sheep.
There may be trouble ahead – But while there’s moonlight, and music, and love, and romance -Let’s face the music and dance.
The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success.
The world would not be in such a snarl, had Marx been Groucho instead of Karl.
You can’t write a song out of thin air you have to feel and know what you are writing about.
Talent is only a starting point in business. You’ve got to keep working that talent.
God bless America, land that I love. Stand beside her, and guide her through the night with a light from above.
Things that really matter are the things that gold can’t buy, so let’s have another cup o’ coffee and let’s have another piece o’ pie.
The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success. Talent is only a starting point in this business. You’ve got to keep on working that talent. Someday I’ll reach for it and it won’t be there.
Got no checkbooks, got no banks. Still I’d like to express my thanks – I’ve got the sun in the mornin’ and the moon at night.
Talent is only the starting point.
Everybody ought to have a lower East Side in their life.
God bless America, land that I love,
Stand beside her, and guide her,
Through the night, with the light from above,
From the mountains, to the prairies
To the oceans, white with foam
God bless America, my home sweet home,
God bless America! My Home Sweet Home!
Popular music is popular because a lot of people like it.
I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know.
A pretty girl is like a melody. That haunts you night and day.
A patriotic song is an emotion and you must not embarrass an audience with it, or they will hate your guts.
There is an element of truth in every idea that lasts long enough to be called corny.
You’re not sick you’re just in love.
How much do I love you? I’ll tell you no lie. How deep is the ocean? How high is the sky?