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Aretha Franklin Quotes about Love, Life and Respect

Our latest collection of Aretha Franklin quotes on Everyday Power. Enjoy!

Aretha Franklin died on August 16, 2018, leaving behind a record of over 20 chart-topping R&B hits, about 50 Top 40 hits and 18 Grammy awards to her name.

Known for her amazing voice and vocal talents, the ‘The Queen of Soul’ will be remembered for defining the golden age of soul music of the 1960s.

Aretha Franklin was born on March 25, 1942, in a religious household in Memphis, Tennessee. Her father was a Baptist minister and gospel singer while her mother was a gospel singer as well. She started her career as a child singing gospel before embarking on a secular career where she achieved great success with hits such as “Respect”, “A Natural Woman”, “Spanish Harlem” and “Think”.

Though her passing leaves behind loved ones and the music world in mourning, it also presents the chance to reflect on the life of one of the greatest singers of all time.

She was a strong woman who always demanded respect and used her Everyday Power to reach the top of her game. Her music is empowering and we can all draw inspiration from her words of wisdom.

In that respect, below are some powerful Aretha Franklin quotes to inspire you to live your best life.

Also check out our collection of quotes by Dolly Parton that will inspire you to live your best life.

Aretha Franklin Quotes about Love, Life and Respect

1. I sing to the realists. People who accept it like it is. – Aretha Franklin

2. Falling out of love is like losing weight. It’s a lot easier putting it on than taking it off. – Aretha Franklin

3. We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right. – Aretha Franklin

4. The love of my life? I’m much too young to answer that

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