"Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing - if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Frank Sinatra on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Frank Sinatra on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Frank Sinatra on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Frank Sinatra on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Frank Sinatra on Abraham Lincoln
"Cock your hat - angles are attitudes."
"I am a thing of beauty."
"The best revenge is massive success."
"I would like to be remembered as a man who had a wonderful time living life, a man who had good friends, fine family - and I don't think I could ask for anything more than that, actually."
"I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."