"I've been advised not to have any more children for medical reasons, so that's it - the shop has closed, even though I would have loved a daughter."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Toni Braxton on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Toni Braxton on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Toni Braxton on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Toni Braxton on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Toni Braxton on Erma Bombeck
"Although becoming a singer was my plan A after first hearing Whitney Houston when I was 17, I started off with plan B by going to the teacher-training college that my dad went to. It was a slow coming of age."
"Dating is different when you get older. You're not as trusting, or as eager to get back out there and expose yourself to someone."
"But I don't want to be out there anymore I don't want people asking me about my health issues, about my kids. I choose not to be a public paparazzi girl on purpose."
"In a broken marriage, it can be challenging and tough to get that work/life balance. I love performing but I also love being a mum, and I hate having to choose between them."
"I'd lose my mind if I heard my kid call the nanny Mommy."