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Sayings that "speak" to me.  Words of wisdom worth pondering.    

"There is no relationship between art and commerce.  If art is sincere, it's a woman building a bridge out of toothpicks in her basement." 

-Ethan Hawke 

 

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."

-Albert Einstein 

"It’s nice to be important but it’s more important to be nice."

-Roger Federer

"It isn’t cool to abuse the ability to swing."

-Thomas Dolby

"I wouldn’t be cynical if you weren’t so fucking stupid."

-Bill Maher

"I hate losing more than I like winning."

-John McEnroe

"If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: 'The only proof he needed for the existence of God was music'."

-Kurt Vonnegut

Those are the ones for me - the misfits - the freaks - the enemy - you and me.

-Stephen Jenkins

"How much did you get for your soul?"

-Chrissie Hynde

"If clothes make the man, any man can."

-Susan Xavier

"Beethoven wasn't composing. He was reading God's mind."

-Bill Lewis

"I’m an artist not a fucking racehorse."

-John Lennon

"Everyone has been a witness sometime - It doesn’t change it if you don’t believe."

-Todd Rundgren

"Rock & roll is like a painting. Can great paintings still be done? It depends on who holds the brush." 

-Patti Smith

“It’s only the future”

-Joe Jackson 

"And we call for the three great stimulants - Of the exhausted ones -
Artifice brutality and innocence - “The three great stimulants: artifice, brutality and innocence.”

-Joni Mitchell

"The one who is doing his work and getting satisfaction from it is not the one the poverty bothers."

-Ernest Hemingway

"The most important part of any rock song is the guitar solo."
-David Lee Roth


“Everyone is different.  That makes us all the same.”

-Mark Montague

"The only rule is there are no rules."
-Aristotle Onassis

“You can't rush a masterpiece.”

-MC

"Rock stars come and go. Musicians play until they die."
-Edward Van Halen


“I don’t have to prove I am creative”

-David Byrne

“You’re not your job. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet”

-Tyler Durden

“The one thing you can count on across the board in Hollywood is cowardice.”

-Sean Penn 

"I carry the weight of the world in the palm of my hand - Who did you think I was?"

-John Mayer

Well, if it's so deep you don't think you can speak about it -

Don't ever think that you can't change the past and the future -

You might not think so now - But just you wait and see -

Someone will come to help you -

-Kate Bush

"I ain't got no money - But I'm rich on personality"

-Prince

"Throw a cloth around the shaking shoulders of the statue that you've built - You've built yourself into a monument - You'd even pray to it while it was yawning"

-Jane Child

"There are no limits, only plateaus, and you must not stay there. You must go beyond them. If it kills you, it kills you."

-Bruce Lee

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision."

-Ayn Rand

"There are two types of people in this world, good and bad.  The good sleep better but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more."

-Woody Allen

"There is no answer, there never was an answer, there'll never be an answer.  That's the answer."

-Gertrude Stein

"When God plays guitar he uses Jeff Beck's hands."

-Steve Lukather

"A bad recording of good music is better than a good recording of bad music."

-unknown (via Tascam recording manual)

"Libras cannot have sex.  We can only make love."

-Anthony Angarola

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