Four of My Favorite Quotes from the Legendary Aretha Franklin

Quotes from the Queen of Soul on Music, Respect and Soul

Legendary Aretha Franklin passed away on Thursday, August 16th and she will forever be remembered as the Queen of Soul. Here are some of my favorite Franklin quotes:

“Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It’s transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It’s uplifting, it’s encouraging, it’s strengthening.”

Aretha Franklin

“Soul is a constant. It’s cultural. It’s always going to be there, in different flavors and degrees.”

Aretha Franklin

“R&B is not a fad; it’s the truth.”

Aretha Franklin

“Every birthday is a gift. Every day is a gift.”

Aretha Franklin