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Singing Quotes

Do you nurse the desire to be the next Frank Sinatra or Etta James? Singing is a passion for many and even the most “tone-deaf” self-crooners would swear by that. With a slew of ambitious crooners making their way behind the microphone and even fetching a couple of Grammy for their outstanding contribution in singing, it’s no surprise to see most music aficionados honing their tones for their ‘big break’. If you are a big music freak and aspire to sing like Freddie Mercury or the “King Of Pop” Michael Jackson, then these famous vocal music quotations and sayings would serve as a great booster for you.

Taylor Swift

When you're singing you can hear the echo of people in the audience singing every single word with you, and that was that big dream that I had for myself. It's happening.

Nora Fatehi

As 'Dilbar' has become a huge hit internationally, including Middle East, we have taken the song and re-composed it, written Arabic and Moroccan lyrics, and we recorded, with me singing with Fnaire.

Heath Ledger

The reason that you dance and sing is to make the audience feel like they're dancing and singing. As long as you're having fun with it and giving it 100 percent, they're gonna feel that.

Elvis Presley

People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn't copy my style from anybody.

Robert Burns

There is scarcely anything to which I am so feelingly alive as the honour and welfare of my country, and, as a poet, I have no higher enjoyment than singing her sons and daughters.

Ariana Grande

All I have to say is basically if performing, singing, acting, and dancing is what you want to do, then you just have to do it - no matter where it is.

Steven Wright

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

Jimmy Butler

If you think you can sing, you can sing; that's all that matters. So I'm always singing around my guys, around the team, during warm-ups, because I think people need to hear this voice. I think they deserve it.

Willie Nelson

I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.

Zora Neale Hurston

Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.

I started singing about three years ago, I entered a local singing competition called Stratford Idol. The other people in the competition had been taking singing lessons and had vocal coaches. I wasn't taking it too seriously at the time, I would just sing around the house. I was only 12 and I got second place.

Mariah Carey

Basically, I started singing when I started talking. Music has just been my saving grace my whole life.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.

I like to do things that are publicly embarrassing, to feel the embarrassment touch me and sink into me and then be gone. I like getting on elevators and singing too loudly in that small space. The feeling you feel is almost like a vapor. The discomfort and the wishing that it would end that comes around you.

Sarah Paulson

I was constantly, always and forever, trying to perform the musical 'Annie' for anyone who would listen, and I have a terrible singing voice. It was the first thing that made me think I wanted to be an actress.

I began singing in dive bars and really small clubs. I dragged my piano down the stairs, and I went down the street with my keyboard, and I would go to every different dive bar that I could get to agree to let me play. I'd call and pretend I was Lady Gaga's manager.

Stevie Nicks

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.

I didn't have to win, and winning wasn't important to me. Being world champion wasn't important to me. What was important to me was entertaining the audience, and whether that meant winning, losing, singing, or whatever it was on the live show we were doing every week, which was awesome, I was game for it.

Millie Bobby Brown

Singing is something I love to do. I feel very confident doing it.

Justin Bieber

I grew up in a really small town with not a lot of money, and I liked singing, but it was just something that was a hobby.

Jimmy Butler

I still sing, because that's my true calling. This basketball thing is only for, what, I think another year or so. And then I think I'm gonna switch over to my singing career.

Mariah Carey

I started singing when I started talking.

Billie Eilish

Aside from singing, I'm also a dancer. I've been dancing since I was 8.

Billie Eilish

Pretty much my whole life, I've been a performer and have loved singing and writing songs in my room for my own ears.

Life Writing

Every day, my mom and I would watch a different Judy Garland VHS. I love how she tells a story when she sings. It was just about her voice and the words she was singing - no strings attached or silly hair or costumes, just a woman singing her heart out. I feel like that doesn't happen that much anymore.

I love 'Sunday in the Park with George.' I saw that when I was just, just starting theater school, and I remember singing 'Finishing the Hat' or at least reading the lyrics to 'Finishing the Hat' and other songs from 'Sunday in the Park with George' to my mom to try to explain why I wanted to be an artist.

Mariah Carey

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.

Gigi Hadid

I've been watching Maybelline commercials since I was little and singing along with the jingle and doing little Maybelline commercials in my bathroom when I was, like, 10.

Lily James

Growing up, I was always prancing around and singing... and I just never really stopped.

Emma Watson

As a child, I loved being onstage. I loved singing, I loved the lights, I loved the adrenaline. I even loved learning lines. I was completely obsessive.

Kin Hubbard

The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing.

Millie Bobby Brown

I started singing before I started talking. And that's the God's honest truth. I think it was something that I've always loved to do, even if I wasn't good at it. I just loved ballads.

Dolly Parton

My first job was singing on the Cas Walker radio show in Knoxville, Tennessee. I was about 10 years old, and I thought it was big time.

I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.

Lily James

I love singing so much. As a kid, that was what I wanted to do.

I've always been singing. Since day one. I started doing musical theater and you have to sing in musical theater and so that's where I got most of my training. So singing on stage, you just inevitably, when you're around other vocal artists, you get better at singing.

Elvis Presley

I miss my singing career very much.

Dwayne Johnson

What was important to me was entertaining the audience, and whether that meant winning, losing, singing, or whatever it was on the live show we were doing every week, which was awesome, I was game for it.

Elvis Presley

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

Rita Rudner

The logic was, there weren't too many female comedians, so I thought I might as well try a field that had fewer competitors than the field I was in, which was acting, singing and dancing.

Elvis Presley

I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money.

Millie Bobby Brown

I started singing before I started tweeting, actually. It was always a passion... I started singing, and then I got into acting. Singing is something I love to do. I feel very confident doing it.

Elvis Presley

The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.

I found out I had a real love for comedy and comedy writing. The logic was, there weren't too many female comedians, so I thought I might as well try a field that had fewer competitors than the field I was in, which was acting, singing and dancing.

I used to work in the cotton fields a lot when I was young. There were a lot of African Americans working out there. A lot of Mexicans - the blacks and the whites and the Mexicans, all out there singing, and it was like an opera in the cotton fields, and I can still hear it in the music that I write and play today.

I think country music is popular - has been popular and will always be popular because I think a lot of real people singing about a lot of real stuff about real people. And it's simple enough for people to understand it. And we kind of roll with the punches.

Taylor Swift

I've been singing Shakira songs in front of my bathroom mirror into my hairbrush forever. It's like a daily routine.

Lenny Kravitz

If you look at the guys in the '70s, like Led Zeppelin, they had bigger planes than we do, they had more money. But they weren't singing about it.

Bertrand Russell

No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful?

Henry Miller

The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.

Lily Collins

I sang for 'Mirror Mirror.' I love singing.

Zendaya

I love singing and would love to record an album at some point.

Taylor Swift

I have been singing randomly, obsessively, obnoxiously for as long as I can remember.

Selena Gomez

Singing songs that represent everything I am is just the best feeling in the world.

Come here, I will show you a new way to the Creator: Not through speech, but through song! Let us sing and Heaven will understand us.

Last week the candle factory burned down. Everyone just stood around and sang Happy Birthday.