"It's interesting when you've been a partner with someone for so long. So now to sing solo and starting all over again I am learning that I am more bodacious than I thought. I don't know where it's coming from but I am glad."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Valerie Simpson on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Valerie Simpson on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Valerie Simpson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Valerie Simpson on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Valerie Simpson on Earl Nightingale
"Both my grandmothers had upright pianos, and I just knew how to play since I was a child. Nobody taught me. I sounded like a grown-up, and then I learned how to read music. I played so well by ear I could fool the teacher to believe I could play the notes. She'd make the mistake of playing the song once, and I could play it."