Monday, June 18th, 2018

Top 7 Inspirational Quotes Baby Boomer Lionel Richie

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lonel Top 7 Inspirational Quotes Baby Boomer Lionel Richie“Taking time to sit back and watch and think about what you’ve seen is important. Traveling did a great deal to me. I found that when I travel and just sit in the corner and watch, a million ideas come to me.”

“Simplicity is the key to what I do.”

“The music business was not safe, but it was FUN. It was like falling in love with a woman you know is bad for you, but you love every minute with her, anyway.”

“In life you must be able to discern between who and what is genuine and artificial. I always try to give people the benefit of the doubt, but I realize that you can’t please everybody all of the time and that sometimes you have to just go for what you know.”

“I find the greatest songs in the world come out of pain, and I don’t like it! Here’s what it does: It strips away all of your facade. It makes you so honest. It’s cleansing.”

“So much of my career has been about saying things the way people say them, using melodies not that I can sing but that the people can sing.”

“Exactly when people are in turmoil is the time that the entertainment business has always been at its best. Because people don’t want to be reminded every day that they are under siege, or that they’re not having a great time of life.”

~Lionel Richie

Lionel Brockman Richie. (born June 20, 1949) born in Tuskegee, Alabama, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer who has sold more than 100 million records. Richie grew up on the campus of Tuskegee Institute. His grandfather’s house was across the street from the home of the president of the Institute.

Trivia: A star tennis player in Joliet, Illinois he accepted a tennis scholarship back at Tuskegee Institute and later graduated with a major in economics.

Watch this great time capsule of a video of vintage Lionel Richie in the 80′s…The hair and the clothes… and they made fun of us for how we dressed in the 70′s!

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