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The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God.
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If he were / To be made honest by an act of parliament, / I should not alter in my faith of him.
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B. B. KING
My wife Martha used to call me Ol' Lemon Face because of my facial contortions when I play Lucil...
B. B. KING
Touring a segregated America - forever being stopped and harassed by white cops hurt you most 'c...
B. B. KING
I would sit on the street corners in my hometown of Indianola, Mississippi, and I would play. And, g...
B. B. KING
I developed in my head that I'm never any better than my last concert or the last time I played,...
B. B. KING
I'm more careful about my hands than about what I eat and most anything else, because my hands h...
B. B. KING
Everything I record, I just try to sound like me and come up with songs that suit what I do, and the...
B. B. KING
I don't like anybody to be angry with me. I'd rather have friends.
B. B. KING
Do I love the road? Honestly? No - but it's how I earn my living. I also don't have the blue...
B. B. KING
There are so many sounds I still want to make, so many things I haven't yet done.
B. B. KING
I've seen myself on those lists of the 100 best guitarists, and if they think that I'm that ...
B. B. KING
I bought my first electric guitar when I moved to Memphis; a Gibson with a DeArmond pickup which I u...
B. B. KING
I'm trying to get people to see that we are our brother's keeper. Red, white, black, brown o...
B. B. KING
My mother was a very beautiful lady, I thought. She was very good to me. I guess - she died when I w...
B. B. KING
I think the clock is ticking, yes. In fact, I know it is. Frank Sinatra sang about the September of ...
B. B. KING
We all have idols. Play like anyone you care about but try to be yourself while you're doing so.
B. B. KING
I used to play - when I first started trying to be professional, I disk jockey from 1949 to 1955 in ...
B. B. KING
I think of guitar players in terms of doctors: you have the doctor for your heart, the cardiologist,...
B. B. KING
I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie [Ray Vaughan] missed on bo...
B. B. KING
My dad died, I think, at 87. So I'll be lucky if I make 87. But in a lot of cases, the younger p...
B. B. KING
If you can't get your songs to people one way, you have to find another.
B. B. KING
If there was no ladies, I wouldn't wanna be on the planet. Ladies, friends, and music - without ...
B. B. KING
Once in a while, the thumb that fits over the neck of the guitar kinda bothers me a little bit, but ...
B. B. KING
I've been married twice. Most women would rather not be married to a traveling blues singer.
B. B. KING
The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit asha...
B. B. KING
I like jazz, rock n' roll, some hip hop - I can't think of any music I don't like.
B. B. KING
The blues was bleeding the same blood as me.
B. B. KING
As for my band, well, my mentors were Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, and no one ha...
B. B. KING
I just wonder where I was when the talent was being given out, like George Benson, Kenny Burrell, Er...
B. B. KING
The way I feel today, as long as my health is good and I can handle myself well and people still com...
B. B. KING
I don't have a favorite song that I've written. But I do have a favorite song: 'Always o...
B. B. KING
If you want to be a good blues singer, people are going to be down on you, so dress like you're ...
B. B. KING
I don't try to just be a blues singer - I try to be an entertainer. That has kept me going.
B. B. KING
I'm no good with chords. I'm horrible with chords.
B. B. KING
I have a nice car, a Mercedes. And then I have an old El Camino truck that I'm crazy about. I li...
B. B. KING
I've put up with more humiliation than I care to remember.
B. B. KING
I've been a loner all the time throughout my life... I haven't been the best father... Many ...
B. B. KING
I never use that word, retire.
B. B. KING
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
B. B. KING
I don't think anybody steals anything; all of us borrow.
B. B. KING
If criticism has made such discoveries as to necessitate the abandonment of the doctrine of plenary ...
B. B. WARFIELD
I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on ...
B. B. KING
Water from the white fountain didn't taste any better than from the black fountain.
B. B. KING
We all have idols. Play like anyone you care about but try to be yourself while you're doing so.
B. B. KING
When we went into World War II, I was a tractor driver then. I drove tractors on the plantation. So ...
B. B. KING
In our local Baptist church, I sang in the choir and formed a gospel quartet. When our minister caug...
B. B. KING
I don't think anybody steals anything; all of us borrow.
B. B. KING
My last divorce was in '68. What made it come to a head was a promise. See, I had promised her t...
B. B. KING
I was a regular hand when I was 7. I picked cotton. I drove tractors. Children grew up not thinking ...
B. B. KING
I don't feel that no big stone should be put over my head, saying he did this, he did that. Unle...
B. B. KING