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#1. Once you're a Motown artist, you're always a Motown artist. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#2. If you feel like loving me, if you've got the notion, I second that emotion. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#3. Beethoven was just music, and it didn't matter if he could hear it or not - he could feel it. He could hear it in his mind. He could write it down hearing it in his mind. He was just music. Yeah, he's one of my favorite writers of all times. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#4. I'm blessed, because I enjoy every part of my life. I enjoy writing songs. I've been trying to write songs since I was five years old. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#5. I played golf all over Detroit. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#6. That's what love is made of, snakes, snails, and puppy dog tails, sugar, spice, and everything nice. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#7. As human beings, we're very materialistic and have all this stuff - furs and cars and diamonds and money. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#8. Hickory dickory dock, I just want to be your clock. Just set me for a lifetime, and I'll wake you up every morning. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#9. I had been stockpiling Gospel songs for other artists, and had planned to submit them to Gospel artists. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#10. You are most certainly the inspiration for all of today's rock 'n' roll guitarists. Your music is timeless. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#11. So I wanted to sing inspirational music, and that's exactly how I approached it - only the words have been changed to declare my relationship with God. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#12. Pretty girls come a dime a dozen, try to find one who's gonna give you true loving. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#13. Put your trust in me, let this love be. This is for real, let time stand still. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#14. I always try to write a song, I never just want to write a record. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#15. I love hearing my music, I love hearing it by other people. I hope it will always be played. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#16. You know what, I'm probably one of the most blessed people there's ever been, and I thank God for it. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#17. Before you ask some girl for her hand now, keep your freedom for as long as you can now. My Mama told me, you better shop around. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#18. You know what, life is full of temptations. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#19. The only thing you're taking out of here is your spirit and your soul, so we need to be conscious to try and develop that part of ourselves, because we're all spiritual creatures. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#20. Originally I was not writing songs for myself. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#21. Drugs are in every walk of life - doctors, lawyers, preachers, the guy who works for IBM, teenagers on the street, teenagers in school. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#22. They don't tell you this in school, Everybody plays the fool. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#23. As a kid, this is what I wanted my life to be. Not in my wildest dreams did I ever dare to dream that it would be this. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#24. There is nothing that means more to a woman than a love she can count on. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#25. There's so many wonderful gospel people out there, and I don't necessarily want to compete with those people. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#26. That's because we did not set out to make black music. We set out to make quality music that everyone could enjoy and listen to. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#27. Everybody has their own soul. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#28. People say I'm the life of the party Because I tell a joke or two Although I might be laughing loud and hearty Deep inside I'm blue So take a good look at my face You'll see my smile looks out of place If you look closer, it's easy to trace The tracks of my tears.. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#29. My mother was a churchgoing lady, so I always heard about God at home. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#30. I really haven't strayed too far, musically, from my roots. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#31. I will build you a castle with a tower so high it reaches the moon. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#32. Even if I don't release it myself, somebody else might hear it and want to record it. When you write a song, it gives it that potential. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#33. Once you're a Motown artist, that's your stigmatism, and I was there from the very first day. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#34. People still look at Michael Jackson as being a Motown artist. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#35. Motown will always be a heavy-duty part of my life because those are my roots. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#36. One thing I can say about the Motown acts is that we were a family. That's not a myth. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#37. Mistakes, I know I've made a few. But I'm only human, you've made mistakes, too. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#38. I've been speaking at churches for years, as well as juvenile jails, rehabs and hospitals, and I always talk about my faith. That is a declaration of my relationship with God. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#39. We're very physical creatures, and we worry about how we look sometimes more than our spiritual selves. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#40. Songwriting is my gift from God. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#41. I don't like you, but I love you. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#42. Had I not come out with an inspirational CD, you perhaps would have never known that I feel like I feel, that all songs, all the music I've ever done is a gift from God. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#43. When someone picks up one of my songs and records it, I'm a flattered man, it's a blessing to me. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#44. There's some sad things known to man, but ain't too much sadder than, the tears of a clown when noones around. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#45. And I can say this, most of the people who have recorded my songs are songwriters themselves. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#46. With a heart that is truthful, keeping you youthful. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#47. If some of those people who wanted to ban Beethoven's music could hear the music that's being played today, wow, what would they do, man? - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#48. I left Motown because of the regime of people who were there. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#49. The Beatles were huge. And the first thing they said when you interviewed them, 'Oh yeah, we grew up on Motown.'..They were the first white act to admit they grew up listening to black music. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#50. Now if I appear to be carefree it's only to camouflage my sadness. In order to keep my pride I try to cover the hurt with a show of gladness. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#51. Ron White was not one of the very first original members of the Motown staff, but eventually he was. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#52. If I hear one of my songs by anybody, it's a dream come true every time for me as a songwriter, because I want to write a song, I want to write a song that the world can sing and will always sing. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#53. Just like Pagliacci did, I try to keep my surface hid. Smiling in the crowd I try, but in a lonely room I cry. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#54. We're all going to be victims of temptation at several points in our lives. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#55. I will bring you a flower from the floor of the sea to wear in your hair. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#56. In fact, I wouldn't really call this a Gospel album, I call it more an inspirational album. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#57. I've never been to rehab, I've never been to psychotherapy or the doctor or anything like that. I went to a church and I was prayed for, and I've always had a great relationship with God. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#58. I don't ever balk at being considered a Motown person, because Motown is the greatest musical event that ever happened in the history of music. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#59. There are very few courses around Detroit I haven't played. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#60. Though you treat me badly, I love you madly. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#61. When you write a song, a song has longevity. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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#62. She may be cute, but she's just a substitute. - Author: Smokey Robinson
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