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Choir Quotes

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I've taught Sunday school, I've sung in the choir,
I directed a choir.
- Elizabeth Moon

58% of the American public are with us.
We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing,
if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end.
- Cindy Sheehan

I think the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is as great as
it is because it's become it's a labor of love.
They love what they do.
- Charles Osgood

I feel a part of the congregation.
I've never had to do special music.
The kids sing in the choir.
It's just normal.
We're treated like everybody else.
- Amy Grant

 

I sang in the choir for years, even though my family
belonged to another church.
- Paul Lynde

My mom sang in high school choir and so did my father.
- Kevin Richardson

Shortly after this I was made a member of the boys' choir,
it being found that I possessed a clear,
strong soprano voice.
I enjoyed the singing very much.
- James Weldon Johnson

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At St.
Francis de Sales in Atlanta, we do not have an organ.
We do not have rehearsals during the week.
We do not have a professional choir.
- Richard Morris

When I was growing up, I'd be in the choir.
My mum was the organist in the church,
so I'd sing in the church.
- Enya

I have the background singers of Ray Charles,
the background singers of Smokey Robinson,
and the background singers of Barry White and I built a choir around that.
- Della Reese

I was the star of the choir.
- Jai Rodriguez

I sang in church choir all my life, through elementary school,
junior high and high school.
- Kevin Richardson

I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir,
so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense,
but I think I was known for being relatively scathing.
- Tina Fey

I am not saying that Hitler was a choir boy.
But I am saying, let him who was innocent in the Second
World War cast the first stone.
- Ernst Zundel

All the choir of heaven and furniture of earth -
in a word,
all those bodies which compose the frame of the world -
have not any subsistence without a mind.
- George Berkeley

I always sang in church always was in a gospel choir
and directed choirs and always performed,
but I never thought of it as a powerful thing.
- Charles King

In high school, I was Mr. Choir Boy.
I had solos, I was helping out the tenors with their
parts and our choir teacher would ask me what songs we should do.
- Lucas Grabeel

An individual voice can be heard in a choir that otherwise sings in unison.
This is something that is not excused.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Sometimes I think the choir gets a little ticked with
me because I haven't sung in a long time and I can sing.
- Della Reese

My mother raised me in the church.
I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday;
there was no option.
I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college.
- Steve Harvey

The first time I sang in the church choir;
two hundred people changed their religion.
- Fred Allen

It is my belief that everything you need to know about
the world can be learned in a church choir.
- Connie Willis

I was never interested in singing in the church choir or in school.
I was more interested in becoming a musician.
- Cassandra Wilson

In junior high, I sang in madrigals,
men's' and women's' choir.
I played piano too, but then I got out of it.
- Travis Barker

I got in the school band and the school choir.
It all hit me like a ton of bricks, everything just came out.
I played percussion for a while, and stayed after school
forever just tinkering around with different things,
the clarinets and the violins.
- Quincy Jones

I want to host a religious show.
I'm sure nobody will be wanting the 11 o'clock spot on Sunday morning.
I think we should really get some of our own preachers
and preach that gay is good.
And we'd have a great choir.
- Kate Clinton

It was my Mum who got me into singing properly -
she knew I had to do something with my voice because she knew I was talented.
She was the one who pushed me into joining a choir all those years ago,
when I was about 12.
I remember she told me to start with the choir and
just see where it took me.
- Susan Boyle

There was a point in the '80s when I looked out at
my audience and I saw people that -
were I not on the stage -
they'd sooner slug me as they walked by me on the sidewalk.
And I realized that I was way beyond the choir.
- Michael Stipe

For Hunchback, we needed this live, gigantic choir.
So we went to London and said, This is Disney!
I need singers who can sing high D's,
hold them for 18 seconds, and do it 60 times!
- David Friedman

I've been playing music all my life,
from being a choir soloist at Symphony Hall as a youngster
to playing in bands through high school and college at Kent State.
Went in the service at 17, out before I was 21.
- Arthur Godfrey

There are choirs singing in your head.
If you listen, you will hear the music.
It is the song of angels.
Pay no attention to the sounds of the world.
They are just noises, and even when
added up all together
they have no value, make no sense.
Strain to hear the song of angels.
Listen to the melody within your soul.
- Neale Donald Walsch

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Once the Mass is restored to its rightful place,
we will again see choirs being developed.
- Richard Morris

For why should we not admire more the angels themselves
and the blessed choirs of heaven?
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews,
where churches' bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living,
a Labour government - yes, a Labour government -
is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools.
- Polly Toynbee

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
- Chinese proverb

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

I remember when the candle shop burned down.
Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
- Steven Wright

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation.
It gets the hurt out in the open into the light,
out of the darkness.
- Reba McEntire

Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh,
how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
- Rudyard Kipling

Drop guilt! - because to be guilty is to live in hell.
Not being guilty, you will have the freshness
of dewdrops in the early morning sun,
you will have the freshness of lotus petals in the lake,
you will have the freshness of the stars in the night.
Once guilt disappears you will have
a totally different kind of life, luminous and radiant.
You will have a dance to your feet
and your heart will be singing a thousand and one songs.
- Osho

The only thing better than singing is more singing.
- Ella Fitzgerald

There is nothing more boring than doing singing exercises.
- P. J. Harvey

I started in 1946 in radio.
I was ten years old.
I was discovered singing in a school play.
Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
- Hector Elizondo

I don't want anything to get in the way of me and my singing.
I want my mind as clear as possible.
- Bobby McFerrin

Singing instrumental music is most important because,
while you play an instrument, you are singing through the instrument...
actually, you are singing inside.
- Ali Akbar Khan

I saw The Sound of Music when I was 10 and thought
that it was the most beautiful singing I had ever heard.
- Lesley Garrett

Verse, singing, and speech have a common origin.
- Jean Philippe Rameau

He didn't want me to become a musician,
he wanted me to be a doctor, because he said singing was too hard.
- Nusrat F. A. Khan

When I was 12 and started to take singing lessons from a woman,
she told me that I would probably spend the rest of
my life taking care of my voice.
- Johnny Mathis

I'll only stop singing when I'm in my grave.
- Compay Segundo

All my songs were solo voices.
Just me singing.
In fact, that was the gimmick - no gimmick.
Just singing straight with not too much background.
- Bobby Vinton

A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is,
and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time.
- Mariah Carey

I hate straight singing.
I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it.
That's all I know.
- Billie Holiday

Singing is the love of my life, but I was ready to
give it all up because I couldn't handle people talking about how fat I was.
- Stevie Nicks

I was always daydreaming about singing in big productions on Broadway.
- Kate Smith

So I got interested in singing and I have always used my voice.
Not professionally as much, but around the living room,
the campfire, that kind of thing.
- Gregory Harrison

The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials,
has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.
- Marshall McLuhan

Singing is a form of admitting that I'm alive.
- Alfredo Kraus

The Indian knew how to live without wants,
to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

We gather for prayer, and reading the Bible,
and singing the songs of David.
- William Brewster

The closest I ever came to getting married was just
before I started singing.
In fact, my first record saved my neck.
- Elvis Presley

There is no seam between my songs and myself-they really are me.
It's not like I'm performing; I'm just singing stuff that I really believe.
- David Friedman

I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing.
I used to have to hold my body in such a position that
my spine got out of alignment.
- Don Henley

Singing is a way of escaping.
It's another world.
I'm no longer on earth.
- Edith Piaf

If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing,
it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.
- Clay Aiken

It happens to the best of them.
You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice.
No excuses.
I blew it.
- Bobby Darin

You know, your speaking voice comes back,
but your singing voice you use in a different way.
- Kathy Mattea

If your lifeguard duties were as good as your singing,
a lot of people would be drowning.
- Simon Cowell

It's nice to finally have a CD out which reflects my songwriting,
my singing and the band that I have.
- Mick Taylor


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