"Wherever I look I see beautiful flowers. I want to pick one. And I do."
- Tennessean B. B. King, on having 15 children by 15 women
"They used to say whiskey and watermelon don't mix. Maybe so. But the mixture ain't ever bothered me...I've mixed up all kinds of elements together and gotten away with it."
- Ray Charles
"You see, rock-and-roll may have saved my life, but Southern Rock made it worth living."
- Mark Kemp
"If you go to Atlanta the first question you are asked is 'What's your business?' In Macon, it's 'Where do you go to church?' In Augusta they ask your grandmother's maiden name. But in Savannah the first question people ask is 'What would you like to drink?'"
- John Berendt