"They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Mahalia Jackson on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Mahalia Jackson on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Mahalia Jackson on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Mahalia Jackson on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Mahalia Jackson on Winston Churchill
"How can you sing of amazing grace and all God's wonders without using your hands?"
"Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul man cannot live in health without them."
"If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you."
"Sometimes you ask God for something and you don't know what you're asking."
"Put your mind on the gospel. And remember - there's one God for all."