Ray Charles Quotes & Sayings

28 most famous Ray Charles quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American musician who passed away on 10 June, 2004.

“I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me - like food or water.”
Ray Charles Quotes
“What is a soul? It's like electricity - we don't really know what it is, but it's a force that can light a room.”
Ray Charles Quotes
“There are many spokes on the wheel of life. First, we're here to explore new possibilities.”
Ray Charles Quotes
“I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.”
“I suppose I've always done my share of crying, especially when there's no other way to contain my feelings. I know that men ain't supposed to cry, but I think that's wrong. Crying's always been a way for me to get things out which are buried deep, deep down. When I sing, I often cry. Crying is feeling, and feeling is being human. Oh yes, I cry.”
Ray Charles Quotes
“To me, music is entertainment - what else can it be? In fact, it's the only language I know of that's universal.”
Ray Charles Quotes
“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.”
Ray Charles Quotes
“I did it to myself. It wasn't society... it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or being poor. It was all my doing.”
Ray Charles Quotes
“Music is my life, professionally, for nearly 60 years. To be recognized by the academy is still the highest honor.”
Ray Charles Quotes
“There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, 'If you believe in Me, you ain't going to have no troubles.'”

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