"It became obvious in 1957 that I was endangering my health by carrying so much weight."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Kate Smith on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Kate Smith on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Kate Smith on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Kate Smith on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Kate Smith on Henry David Thoreau
"In 29 years, I had recorded over 2,200 songs. I was amazed."
"As soon as I began to earn what might be called fairly large sums, I bought a car and began to explore the country around New York."
"Many people submit to excessive appetites without realizing that they do not need to eat so much food."
"I shall always respect the composer. If I embellish, it is his idea I am embellishing."
"I sometimes get that wonderful sympathy between me and the audience, telling me I've reached their hearts. And when I do, the thrill is mine."