Anita Baker Quotes

Oh my goodness, they are rocking so many variations of my high-top fade. I mean, Rihanna has taken it to a very angular 21st Century thing. Miss Fantasia has it in a very seductive, you know, up-flip, and it's just lovely, right? Oh, I think it's wonderful.

Love Quotes, Wonder Quotes

I think there's no sacrifice too great for family, whether it's career, singing, whatever.

Great Quotes, Sacrifice Quotes

We don't do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance.

Love Quotes, God Quotes, Values Quotes, Respect Quotes

 

Historically, in my generation, all of my heroes and heroines have had issues and problems. We all do.

Problems Quotes

It's impossible to write and produce a record when your parents are dying. I really tried, I really, really tried, but it just wouldn't come.

Parents Quotes

Applause felt like approval, and it became a drug that soothed the pain, but only temporarily.

Pain Quotes

I made numerous attempts to find a way to do it all, to be a creative singer, songwriter, producer, and to be the mother, daughter, sister, lover, wife. And the thing about music is, with me, that she's a harsh mistress. She does not come to me in the midst of stress.

Love Quotes, Stress Quotes, Music Quotes

Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.

Motherhood Quotes, Emotion Quotes, Happiness Quotes, History Quotes

I would make far more money if every song were my own, but I don't write to fill up the album with my songs.

Money Quotes

I don't let people use me. That's why I like a small number of people in my life. The more people in my life, the more complex it becomes, so I just try to keep it at a minimum.

Life Quotes

When you're away for a long time, tastes change, fans move on. You hate to think about it, but it's an ugly fact of life.

Life Quotes, Change Quotes, Time Quotes

My father worked on assembly lines in Detroit while I was growing up. Every day, I watched him do what he needed to do to support the family. But he told me, 'Life is short. Do what you want to do.'

Life Quotes, Work Quotes

If I could be doing anything, I'd be laying on the floor in my birthday suit eating junk food and watching something dumb on TV.

Birthday Quotes, Food Quotes

I have as many pictures of my vocal cords as I do of my children. I have a great ear, nose and throat doctor, and we look at them - if there's some redness, maybe I'll take a little time off.

Children Quotes, Great Quotes, Time Quotes

As soon as you get off stage, that's the most dangerous time for a singer to kiss people because your vocal chords are receptive to any kind of germ.

Time Quotes, Anger Quotes

I would say that my peak was making my first million at the ripe age of 29, after the first album.

Age Quotes

I don't even have voice mail, and people get all out of shape about that. But, you know what, I don't want to transcribe your message; I want to talk to you. And that kind of freaks people out a bit. They go, 'Oh, who has time to talk?' and I'm like, 'Well, I'm gonna make time.'

Time Quotes

I'm picking and choosing in terms of the stress factor. If it's not fun, I'm not going to do it.

Stress Quotes

4 Top Anita Baker quotes about Love

I love radio, but it's a very limited thing today. Everything has to be edited down to 3:59, and too bad if I didn't make my statement in three minutes and 59 seconds. Everybody's song has to make its point so quickly.

Love Quotes

I'd love to be the political voice of my generation, but that's not my gift.

Love Quotes

Long tresses down to the floor can be beautiful, if you have that, but learn to love what you have.

Love Quotes

Typically, the theme of my albums, if there is a theme, is, 'How does it feel?' And that always leads to love songs. It just does.

Love Quotes