” Affluence separates people. Poverty knits ’em together. You got some sugar and I don’t, I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour, well, I’ll give you some of mine. “


” My version of ‘Georgia’ became the state song of Georgia. That was a big thing for me, man. It really touched me. Here is a state that used to lynch people like me suddenly declaring my version of a song as its state song. That is touching. “


” I am very into lyrics. I start with what the words are saying, what the storyline is saying, like a good script. It should really capture me, do something for me. If I don’t get it, it’s not going to move people, and if it’s not going to move people, it’s not going to happen. “


” Music is powerful. As people listen to it, they can be affected. They respond. “


” People couldn’t understand why my mama would have this blind kid out doing things like cutting wood for the fire. But her thing was: He may be blind, but he ain’t stupid. “



All 5 Ray Charles Quotes about People in picture


Affluence separates people. Poverty knits
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I am very into lyrics. I start with what the words are saying, what the storyline is saying, like a good script. It should really capture me, do something for me. If I don
Music is powerful. As people listen to it, they can be affected. They respond.
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