Welcome to the web’s most comprehensive site of quotations by women. 44,692 quotations are searchable by topic, by author's name, or by keyword. Many of them appear in no other collection. And new ones are added continually.

See All TOPICS Available:
See All AUTHORS Available:

Search by Topic:

  • topic cats
  • topic books
  • topic moon

Find quotations by TOPIC (coffee, love, dogs)
or search alphabetically below.

Search by Last Name:

  • Quotes by Zora Neale Hurston
  • Quotes by Louisa May Alcott
  • Quotes by Chingling Soong

Find quotations by the AUTHOR´S LAST NAME
or alphabetically below.

Search by Keyword:

  • keyword fishing
  • keyword twilight
  • keyword Australie

Mahalia Jackson

  • It is easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing — that's the Lord's test.

    • Mahalia Jackson,
    • with Evan McLeod Wylie, Movin' On Up ()
  • Gospel music in those days of the early 1930s was really taking wing. It was the kind of music colored people had left behind them down South and they liked it because it was just like a letter from home.

    • Mahalia Jackson,
    • with Evan McLeod Wylie, Movin' On Up ()
  • Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope.

    • Mahalia Jackson,
    • with Evan McLeod Wylie, Movin' On Up ()
  • ... the person who sings only the blues is like someone in a deep pit yelling for help ...

    • Mahalia Jackson,
    • with Evan McLeod Wylie, Movin' On Up ()

Mahalia Jackson, U.S. blues/gospel singer

(1911 - 1972)