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What you saw was what you got. There was no difference from me on stage and me sitting here talking to you.

Morna Anne Murray CC ONS (born 20 June 1945) is a Canadian retired singer and philanthropist whose career was successful in the 1970s and the 1980s. Murray is the mother of Canadian singer and painter Dawn Langstroth.

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...And I said to myself, 'Face it, Anne; you're in the business.'
 
Give the job you’re doing 100 per cent and keep your eyes open. You never know what opportunity might arise

The Globe and Mail interview (2017)Edit

Cathal Kelly, "Canada's Song Bird sings a happy tune", published 3 August 2017, The Globe and Mail Inc. (Canada)

  • What you saw was what you got. There was no difference from me on stage and me sitting here talking to you.
    • When asked to explain how she became so synonymous with her country.
  • You know what? When someone does that for me, it makes me feel really good. It's like you're important.
    • Regarding the people meeting Murray at the grocery store to ask how her career's going.
  • That's something that I regret – that I allowed them to browbeat me into doing an album every year. Because when I took time out to have children I got behind in my albums. One year I had to do three in a row. The same year! Just to keep up with my contract with them. What a pile of bullshit that is.
    • Regarding the issue between her recording contract and her family life

Mount Saint Vincent University speech (2016)Edit

Anne Murray, "Anne Murray to 2016 grads: ‘Send thank you notes!’", published 20 May 2016, MacLeans.ca (Canada)

  • If you have a dream, a passion and have the opportunity to make it happen, great. BUT, if you can’t get to it right away, which is quite often the case, give the job you’re doing 100 per cent and keep your eyes open. You never know what opportunity might arise … something you never thought of could become your life’s work. Success of any kind is the result of hard work … there’s no shortcut.
    • On success
  • If you think asking for help betrays weakness, get over it. In fact, it’s just the opposite. It’s a sign that you’re confident enough to admit that other people may know more than you know or can do things better than you can.
    • On asking for help

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