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For a while we had trouble trying to get the sound
by Lawrence Welk

For a while we had trouble trying to get the sound
of a champagne cork exploding out of the bottle.
I solved the problem by sticking my finger in my mouth and popping it out.
- Lawrence Welk

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into
a job and try to do the best you can,
the money will come.
- Lawrence Welk

Never trust anyone completely but God.
Love people, but put your full trust only in God.
- Lawrence Welk

I knew nothing of the real life of a musician,
but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people,
playing my accordion.
- Lawrence Welk

 

There are good days and there are bad days,
and this is one of them.
- Lawrence Welk

I played a Spaniard.
I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German.
- Lawrence Welk

Night after night I could feel the chills go up and down my spine,
they played so well.
- Lawrence Welk

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I have never been an innovator, a creative genius.
- Lawrence Welk

Conversation didn't seem necessary when I put the accordion
down and swung some young lady around the floor.
- Lawrence Welk

If they can't hum it after we play it,
it's not for us.
- Lawrence Welk

I was so anxious to succeed that I made a practice
of appearing on all the disc jockey shows I could,
in order to publicize the band.
- Lawrence Welk

Whenever you have a minute I'd like to see you right now.
- Lawrence Welk

In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it,
folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of
dancing seemed a good way to have it.
- Lawrence Welk

The William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh...
was the place where Champagne Music was born.
- Lawrence Welk

Many times I wondered if I were truly carrying out God's plan for my life.
- Lawrence Welk

Sounds always fascinated me.
- Lawrence Welk

If I live to be 90, and I'm planning to,
I'll always love performing for a live audience.
- Lawrence Welk

When my parents first arrived there,
North Dakota had just been admitted to the Union,
and the country was still wild and harsh.
- Lawrence Welk

By 1969, when I celebrated 45 years in the music business,
I also had 45 people in our musical family.
- Lawrence Welk

The first time I try anything is invariably not very successful.
I tend to grow slowly, but solidly.
- Lawrence Welk

Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.
- Lawrence Welk

This is the best biography by me I have ever read.
- Lawrence Welk

I always worried I'd forget my lines or say the wrong
words or the audience would laugh in the wrong places.
- Lawrence Welk

Music was my joy, my home, the one place I felt happy and secure.
- Lawrence Welk

You know, it's a long world.
- Lawrence Welk

Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life:
Each year has grown better than the last.
- Lawrence Welk

I just wrote a book, but don't go out and buy it yet,
because I don't think it's finished yet.
- Lawrence Welk

I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers.
Life seemed pleasant and orderly.
- Lawrence Welk

My accent remained terrible.
It was very hard for me to initiate any conversation
with someone I didn't know.
- Lawrence Welk

The ones the listeners loved most of all in those early
years were the four Lennon girls who became the whole nation's little sisters.
- Lawrence Welk

His act may start out slow, but it tapers off.
- Lawrence Welk

One thing all stage mothers share is an overpowering
ambition for their daughters.
- Lawrence Welk

We really were a very musical family.
Father managed to buy us a small pump organ,
and I just loved this instrument.
- Lawrence Welk

I realized some of the pitfalls of being well-known;
it was nice if you were successful,
but it made it just that much harder to take when you failed.
- Lawrence Welk

It's curious how we act in moments of personal despair.
- Lawrence Welk

One time I introduced my orchestra as the Shampoo Music
Makers instead of the Champagne Music Makers.
- Lawrence Welk

Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn't
speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education.
- Lawrence Welk

If any performer has quality in his voice he can almost
always be helped to develop all the other necessary attributes.
- Lawrence Welk

I have a tremendous desire to learn,
and to grow,
and to develop whatever I have that will make for any
kind of improvement in me.
- Lawrence Welk

I just had an idea that went right over my head.
- Lawrence Welk

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Who can suffer while roses bloom
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gratitude is the prayer,
while Celebration is the song and the dance of praise.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

While they were saying among themselves
it cannot be done, it was done.
- Helen Keller

Hatred freezes hearts, while love warms them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day;
live life to the fullest;
make the most of what you have.
It is later than you think.
- Horace

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

Strike while the iron is hot.
- Proverb

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing,
while others judge us by what we have already done.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
- John Wooden

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

While you are proclaiming peace with your lips,
be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

Guilt is about actions or behavior;
while shame is about the self.
- "Dr. Sanity"

There is danger that we lose sight of
what our friend is absolutely,
while considering what she is to us alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand,
while imagination embraces the entire world,
and all there ever will be to know and understand.
- Albert Einstein

So long as we are loved by others,
I would almost say that we are indispensable;
and no man is useless while he has a friend.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Heroes act in spite of their fear,
while the rest of us act because of our fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

I strive toward my vision,
while accepting gratefully whatever life offers me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pay It Forward.
Gift future generations in proportion to your gratitude.
The nature of life is that we pay forward
our biological creation and nurture.
Our parents gift us with life and nurture,
and we gift our children with life and nurture.
While this much is essential to continued human existence,
choose to take "pay it forward" farther - much farther.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have a choice of how we view the obstacles on our life path.
One choice makes us slaves to circumstance,
while the other empowers us, and motivates us
to follow our dreams - and our happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows by like a song,
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll


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