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35 Inspirational Lionel Richie Quotes On Success

Last Updated Sept 2023

35 Inspirational Lionel Richie Quotes On Success

Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor. His recordings with the Commodores and in his solo career made him one of the most successful balladeers of the 1980s. May these Lionel Richie Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “I knew I was going to do a country album one day. But I was just trying to figure out for the life of me, what we were going to do to make it different, unique.” Lionel Richie

2. Greatness comes from fear. Fear can either shut us down and we go home, or we fight through it.” Lionel Richie

3. “Just when I think it couldn’t get any bigger, ‘Tuskegee’ reaches a new level of success.” Lionel Richie

4. “All artists are egotistical maniacs with inferiority complexes.” Lionel Richie

5. “People, as critical as it looks, we’re OK. We are in control, whether we feel it or not.” Lionel Richie

6. “I grew up with the Grand Ole Opry, Dottie West, Conway Twitty, Buck Owens, not realizing it was influencing me as much as it was.” Lionel Richie

7. “I am a country boy and proud of it.” Lionel Richie

8. “You cannot beat the feeling of sitting on top of the charts. I had almost forgotten what it feels like – It feels great! It is really a very exciting time and I am enjoying the ride.” Lionel Richie

9. “I find myself going out on the road to get my confidence back, because I lose it at home.” Lionel Richie

10. “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

11. “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.” Lionel Richie

12. “I always like to challenge myself. I never want to be put into a box.” Lionel Richie

13. “I just like people. I’ll hold a conversation at a gas station. It’s not about the fame and the fortune, I just like people.” Lionel Richie

14. “The best compliment that has ever been given to me was, I was at the airport one day and a guy came in and said, ‘Lionel, my wife loves you, the kids love you, my mother-in-law loves you, the family loves you.'” Lionel Richie

15. “Lionel Richie, love song, OK, thank you very much, good-bye. And all of a sudden I realized that, in my career, what has made my career has always been the surprises.” Lionel Richie

16. “I’m a songwriter, and people will tell you the greatest stories about their lives, whether you want to hear it or not.” Lionel Richie

17. “I think the whole world is dying to hear someone say, ‘I love you.’ I think that if I can leave the legacy of love and passion in the world, then I think I’ve done my job in a world that’s getting colder and colder by the day.” Lionel Richie

18. “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.” Lionel Richie

19. “I travel around the world, experiencing every language, every religion… some places where there’s just no reason to smile, because their lives are so difficult.” Lionel Richie

20. “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.” Lionel Richie

21. “Lady, I’m your knight in shining armor and I love you. You have made me what I am and I am yours.” Lionel Richie

22. Believe in who you are, you are a shining star.” Lionel Richie

23. “No one can deny, this love I have inside, and I’ll give it all to you, my endless love.” Lionel Richie

24. “The world is all out there for you. It all depends on what you do. Your life’s too short for wastin’ time. So follow your heart and make up your mind.” Lionel Richie

25. “You can climb the highest mountains.” Lionel Richie

26. “When will we ever learn, there’s nowhere else we can turn.” Lionel Richie

27. Soul is a feeling, not a colour.” Lionel Richie

28. “Just put some love in your heart and all of your troubles will someday soon all depart.” Lionel Richie

29. “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.” Lionel Richie

30. “Simplicity is the key to what I do.” Lionel Richie

31. “My first love, you’re every breath that I take, you’re every step I make.” Lionel Richie

32. Father, help your children and don’t let them fall by the side of the road.” Lionel Richie

33. “‘Let the music play on’ would be my legacy.” Lionel Richie

34. “When your past calls, don’t answer it. It has nothing new to say.” Lionel Richie

35. “Leave footprints of love and kindness wherever you go.” Lionel Richie

I hope you enjoyed these Lionel Richie Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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