Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.
There are good days and there are bad days, and this is one of them.
I have a tremendous desire to learn, and to grow, and to develop whatever I have that will make for any kind of improvement in me.
Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life: Each year has grown better than the last.
If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.
One thing all stage mothers share is an overpowering ambition for their daughters.
This is the best biography by me I have ever read.
I just wrote a book, but don't go out and buy it yet, because I don't think it's finished yet.
Whenever you have a minute I'd like to see you right now.
I knew nothing of the real life of a musician, but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people, playing my accordion.
In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it, folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of dancing seemed a good way to have it.
Music was my joy, my home, the one place I felt happy and secure.
One time I introduced my orchestra as the Shampoo Music Makers instead of the Champagne Music Makers.
The William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh... was the place where Champagne Music was born.
By 1969, when I celebrated 45 years in the music business, I also had 45 people in our musical family.
I have never been an innovator, a creative genius.
If any performer has quality in his voice he can almost always be helped to develop all the other necessary attributes.
It's curious how we act in moments of personal despair.
Many times I wondered if I were truly carrying out God's plan for my life.
Sounds always fascinated me.