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I'm always interested in looking forward toward the future.
by Herbie Hancock

I'm always interested in looking forward toward the future.
Carving out new ways of looking at things.
- Herbie Hancock

Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.
- Herbie Hancock

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

I try to practice with my life.
- Herbie Hancock

 

One thing I like about jazz is that it emphasized doing
things differently from what other people were doing.
- Herbie Hancock

Nobody told me I was a child prodigy.
- Herbie Hancock

It's not the style that motivates me,
as much as an attitude of openness that I have when I go into a project.
- Herbie Hancock

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When I was in my early teens, I remember coming to
the conclusion that your life never ends.
- Herbie Hancock

Being a musician is what I do, but it's not what I am.
- Herbie Hancock

The music becomes something that is its own entity.
- Herbie Hancock

Jazz has borrowed from other genres of music and also
has lent itself to other genres of music.
- Herbie Hancock

Music is the tool to express life - and all that makes a difference.
- Herbie Hancock

It's not exclusive, but inclusive, which is the whole spirit of jazz.
- Herbie Hancock

I think I was supposed to play jazz.
- Herbie Hancock

The spirit of jazz is the spirit of openness.
- Herbie Hancock

It pulled me like a magnet, jazz did,
because it was a way that I could express myself.
- Herbie Hancock

You can practice to learn a technique,
but I'm more interested in conceiving of something in the moment.
- Herbie Hancock

I'm always looking to create new avenues or new visions of music.
- Herbie Hancock

See, there were certain rules I'd always used,
and people like Trane, they would break those rules.
- Herbie Hancock

You would not exist if you did not have something to
bring to the table of life.
- Herbie Hancock

Getting the Oscar had the biggest impression on me.
- Herbie Hancock

The thing that we possess, that machines don't,
is the ability to exhibit wisdom.
- Herbie Hancock

The value of music is to be able to play one note at
the right time in the right way.
- Herbie Hancock

Creativity and artistic endeavors have a mission that
goes far beyond just making music for the sake of music.
- Herbie Hancock

Creativity shouldn't be following radio;
it should be the other way around.
- Herbie Hancock

Jazz is about being in the moment.
- Herbie Hancock

One thing that attracted me to Buddhism was the support
for this larger vision of values.
- Herbie Hancock

Miles' sessions were not typical of anybody else's sessions.
They were totally unique.
- Herbie Hancock

I've been a religious, spiritual person for a long time.
- Herbie Hancock

When I was coming up, I practiced all the time because
I thought if I didn't I couldn't do my best.
- Herbie Hancock

The value of music is not dazzling yourself and others with technique.
- Herbie Hancock

But, the truth is that everyone is somebody already.
- Herbie Hancock

While knowledge may provide useful point of reference,
it cannot become a force to guide the future.
- Herbie Hancock

I try stuff.
I synthesize what's of value with some of the other
things I have at my disposal.
- Herbie Hancock

Since time is a continuum, the moment is always different,
so the music is always different.
- Herbie Hancock

I feel a lot more secure about the directions I take,
than I might have, had I not practiced Buddhism.
- Herbie Hancock

I think there's a great beauty to having problems.
That's one of the ways we learn.
- Herbie Hancock

It is people's hearts that move the age.
- Herbie Hancock

We are eternally linked not just to each other but our environment.
- Herbie Hancock

Without wisdom, the future has no meaning,
no valuable purpose.
- Herbie Hancock

You can practice to attain knowledge,
but you can't practice to attain wisdom.
- Herbie Hancock

In the past, there's always been one leader that has
led the pack to development of the music.
- Herbie Hancock

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

You hold onto religion, you know,
rules, regulations, traditions.
I think what God is interested in
is people's hearts, and that's hard enough.
- Bono

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Parents are not interested in justice,
they're interested in peace and quiet.
- Bill Cosby

I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career.
I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party,
what my son was writing.
I was thinking about Legos.
- Jill Clayburgh

The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease.
What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
- Ashley Montagu

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier
state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
- George Santayana

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
- Agatha Christie

I don't want to fight aging; I want to take good care of myself,
but plastic surgery and all that? I'm not interested.
- Christine Lahti

I think growing up is difficult and it's a process
that I'm always interested in,
with kids and adults, they are often on two different universes.
- Alice Hoffman

I'm not interested in age.
People who tell me their age are silly.
You're as old as you feel.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested
in four sandwiches than four freedoms.
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

I got interested in computers and how they could be
enslaved to the megalomaniac impulses of a teenager.
- Eugene Jarvis

I don't believe in God but I'm very interested in her.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog.
Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
- E. B. White

A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things,
a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
- Henry Moore

You know, a lot of people are just interested in,
in building a company so they can make money and get out.
- Arthur Rock

I'm not really interested in sports psychology.
It makes me feel like a crazy person.
- Michelle Wie

I was never interested in being an overly public person.
- John Cusack

I'm not interested in being Wonder Woman in the delivery room.
Give me drugs.
- Madonna Ciccone

I began composing works which were imitative of the
music I was being told about.
I was also very interested in translating the music into visual terms.
- Henry Flynt

I've always had an inquisitive mind about everything
from flowers to television sets to motor cars.
Always pulled them apart - couldn't put 'em back,
but always extremely interested in how things work.
- Craig Johnston

I would like to host a show, something like travel
or cooking or something like that,
something I'm really interested in, and so I'm pitching
a couple television shows.
- Trishelle Cannatella

In this tour around the world I was not interested
in contemporary buildings because I had seen contemporary
buildings actually until they came out of my ears in a sense.
- Minoru Yamasaki

I'm less interested in slasher, and go more for roles
that can affect you on a personal level.
I'm interested in human empathy in the movies I see,
and in the ones I am a part of.
- Joshua Leonard

I still don't have all the answers.
I'm more interested in what I can do next than what I did last.
- Charlie Sheen

When I left the band I said Look, I am ready to move on.
I was interested in playing with some of the other
people that I had bee a studio musician with.
- John Sebastian

If you want to capitulate to what commercial needs are,
you can always be commercially valuable,
but I'm not interested in being that.
- Ken Hensley


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