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Patti LaBelle Quotes

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Patti LaBelle quotes

So if diva means giving your best, then yes, I guess I am a diva.

I was a shy kid with a broom handle that I pretended was a microphone.

When I was married, I wasn't loving myself. Now I'm in love with myself. I will get married again.

All I can tell you really is if you get to the point where someone is telling you that you are not great or not good enough, just follow your heart and don't let anybody crush your dream.

I want to be remembered as a woman who was fair and always gave 150 percent, no matter what I did.

I have to go 150 percent or nothing at all.

People with no humor, they're outta my life.

I know how to put it on when it comes to interviews and performing because I have to. But I'm pretty laid back.

I like hip-hop music, but some of the lyrics make me want to cry.

I love Canadians because I don't see very much racism in Canada.

I was very shy. I'm still shy.

Women are strong now. Women are dominating the charts, and women are doing it for themselves. We're kicking butt and taking no prisoners.

So if anybody wants to get me something, get me 60 crabs - one for each year. I don't want no diamonds, I don't want no shoes, I don't want no party. I want some crabs.

I decided to always sing in the back with the chorus and never went up front because I had trouble performing.

I just sing the stuff that makes me smile, makes me feel like I didn't sell myself out.

I keep showing decade after decade that I am a real performer.

I never wanted to go on stage alone because if you mess up, who can you blame?

I'm 60, and I did 60-year-old women songs. I'm not trying to be the Hip-Hop Queen, although I am the original Hip Hop Queen.

Women are dominating the charts, and women are doing it for themselves. We're kicking butt and taking no prisoners.

I think the race situation is getting better as far as people respecting each other goes. I think the race situation with entertainment is not that much better.