"When you sing gospel, you have a feeling there is a cure for what's wrong."

- Mahalia Jackson

"You are the source of my strength, you are the strength of my life, I lift my hands in total praise to you."

-Richard Smallwood

"When I was taught truth, that's when I got my freedom"  

- Kirk Franklin

"When I finished, everyone clapped and started crying. From then on, I knew God had blessed me."

-Whitney Houston (Time Magazine 1997)