22 Total Quotes

Chubby Checker Quotes

Homey don't quit. What else are you gonna do? It's like those guys in the cartoon they get up in the morning, check the clock and fight all day and after it's over they check the clock and go home. That's how it goes.
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#American Musician #Cartoon

I'm just grateful to be on this planet. I have no enemies that I know of. I'm just the guy who makes happy.
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#American Musician #Enemies

When I'm onstage they know I'm honest, and I try to be as humble as I can.
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#American Musician #Honest

My stage performance is all I got going for me and believe me I perfected it to an art. That's why I'm still singing in the business because of my stage performance-it's exquisite. It is Picasso. It is Rembrandt.
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#Art

It takes a real soldier to stay in the music industry and live off the things that have been put before me and be able to survive all this time because it has not been easy.
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#American Musician #Industry

What turns me on is to walk into a sold-out venue. The audiences are so much the same as they were in the '60s. It's just an amazing thing. I can't explain it, but I hope it never stops.
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#American Musician

Do you realize that I have had five albums in the Top 30. Elvis and The Beatles have never done that. I had five singles in the Top 5, I mean, no one's ever done that.
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#American Musician

God's got something for me. I have faith it'll be OK.
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#American Musician

My own life planning has always been 10 years ahead. I knew when I was 13 that this was what I wanted to be. Right now I feel about nine months behind where I would have liked to be at age 46. Ten years from now, I'd like to be doing what I'm doing and collecting more interest.
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#10 Years

I want people to look at a checkerboard and think of me!
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#American Musician

Dancing, apart to music with a beat, is my legacy.
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#American Musician

Before I got in this business I was in the chicken business.
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#American Musician

I compare the Twist to the electric light, The Twist is me, and I'm it. I'm the electric light.
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#American Musician

I want my flowers while I'm alive.
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#American Musician

Ever see a little kid walking around talking to himself? I'm the same way.
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#American Musician

Besides, at 62 years old I look like I'm about 27.
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#American Musician

Everybody in the '80s, well, we hate rap. Now, the biggest rapper in the world... Eminem. Rap's a black thing.
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#American Musician

Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears all the rappers, they're doing my dances and they're making billions doing my dances. When they do that little thing they do with their hands that's The Fly and The Pony.
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#American Musician