Billie Holiday Quotes

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Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.
— Billie Holiday

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No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music.
— Billie Holiday
Love is like a faucet. It turns off and on.
Sometimes when you think it's on, baby,
It has turned off and gone.
— Billie Holiday


All dope can do for you is kill you... the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.
— Billie Holiday


I can't stand to sing the same song the same way two nights in succession, let alone two years or ten years.  If you can, then it ain't music, it's close-order drill, or exercise or yodeling or something, not music.