"WHY, YES, IN THE WHOLE HISTORY OF AAAART! THAT'S RIGHT! SHUT UP! SHUT UP! WHAT DO YOU KNOW, MR. CRITIC? I AM ALL OF IT, LITTLE RICHARD HIMSELF, VERY TRULY THE GREATEST, THE HANDSOMEST. I HAVE A WRITTEN A BOOK, MYSELF, I AM A WRITER, I HAVE WRITTEN A BOOK AND IT'S CALLED "HE GOT WHAT HE WANTED BUT HE LOST WHAT HE HAD" THAT'S IT! SHUT UP! SHUT UP! SHUT UP! "HE GOT WHAT HE WANTED BUT HE LOST WHAT HE HAD" THE STORY OF MY LIFE. CAN YOU DIG IT? OO MAH SOUL!!"
- Little Richard jumping off his chair on the Dick Cavett Show, early 70s