Words matter. These are the best Cliff Richard Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Celebrities meet a lot of people and we just can’t maintain them all in our fuddled brains.
And, of course, Barbados is the other place where I like to be.
The more I read my Bible the more I veered away from the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
There is no better news, than the fact that Jesus can actually turn a life upside down and save it.
I’ve got two places I like to be. Portugal is one.
But, of course, one relies on the everyday people who just simply like your music, for whom you may not be a hobby but they enjoy being in your presence at a concert.
I’m very grateful because my fans are very loyal.
Of course, when I started my career, like anyone else who was 16 at the time, we were besotted by the rock-n-roll scene from America, and all I was interested in was having a career of my own.
When I use music on stage, the prime directive is to entertain the public, so it is different.
I have tried to have a regular daily intake from my Bible, regardless of how late it is.
When you’re out there with thousands of people it’s probably better to have a bigger show to look at, and it turned out really well and they videoed it for me.
But Jesus changes your attitude towards yourself and towards other people.
If you can play guitar and sing, you can probably get a gig down the road playing at a restaurant, but don’t throw your life away chasing something that is so elusive it will only lead you to regret and may turn you bitter.
The only advice I would give Christians entering the world of arts: give yourself a period of time, maybe three or four years. If you haven’t made it in your chosen art form, dump it.
It’s important to put all I have into my career.
I have a group of people, about 40, in a local church in Surrey in England, who pray for me regularly.
I involve myself in an organisation called Tear Fund.
Our industry is full of all sorts of eccentricities and one of them is owning property.
It’s the business I’m in, I can’t say that signing things is the favourite part of my career but you know that it has to be done and that there is no pain involved.
I realised that God has placed Christians everywhere, to support each other, to support the needy in those areas, and that is the thing that I find is a great plus.
We need to pray and read the Bible every day, and regardless of whatever else happens to you, that tends to keep you close to Him, because you are constantly in touch through His Word.
There’s loads of things you can do to make things easy for your throat, you can drink a bit of lemon and hot water couple of spoons of honey, you can gargle with port, I’ve done it a couple of times myself – but don’t swallow it!
The thrill of hearing your own voice recorded is still there, I still love it, going into the studio and thinking how can I sing this song and between the producers and the musicians you find a way of doing it.
Financial support is one thing, but I always think what becomes really sacrificial is your time.
If I’m going to represent God I have to do it the best I can.