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Alvin Lee Quotes and Sayings

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There is a big age gap between my sisters Janice and
Irma and myself so I didn't know them that well when
I was younger although they have been very supportive in later life.
- Alvin Lee

It was by listening to Goodman's band,
that I began to notice the guitarist Charlie Christian,
who was one of the first musicians to play solos in a big band set-up.
- Alvin Lee

We also did something called the Texas Peace Festival,
which was actually a better gig both musically,
and in the way it was organised.
- Alvin Lee

They have decided to tour under the name of Ten Years
After which I don't think is very cool.
To be honest, they have had to do that as it's the
only way they can get any work.
- Alvin Lee

 

I think I'll continue to work as a solo artist.
- Alvin Lee

George Harrison was also a pleasure to work with.
He was one of the most famous people I've ever known,
but in spite of that fame, he was such a nice and friendly guy.
- Alvin Lee

I went to see John Mayall at the Marquee,
with Peter Green on guitar, and that was a particularly good gig.
- Alvin Lee

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I started off playing the clarinet, after I was inspired
by listening to my dad's Benny Goodman records.
- Alvin Lee

I think a lot of modern day guitarists start off playing like Eddie van Halen,
and they don't take the time to learn the basics.
- Alvin Lee

It wasn't until the movie came out that it all changed for us.
Some people say it was the start of Ten Years After,
but in another way, it was the beginning of the end.
- Alvin Lee

Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it,
not what you read in books.
- Alvin Lee

Back in those days we thought we could change the world.
- Alvin Lee

The chances of a reunion now are less likely.
I was thinking of having a 40th anniversary of the band,
but now they are really another band,
so it's all a bit weird.
- Alvin Lee

So if you see Ten Years After, it's not me anymore.
I'm very happy with what I am doing now.
- Alvin Lee

It will be the first time I've played live with a double bass.
- Alvin Lee

We used to play the underground clubs like the UFO,
and Middle Earth, and they were great because they
would have on things like a poet,
string quartets, and then a rock band!
It was kinda cool!
- Alvin Lee

I just couldn't take school seriously:
I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk.
It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes
under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
- Alvin Lee

He saw us play a few times in fact.
I did this song called I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes,
and Jimi loved it.
He paid me a huge compliment when he told me that he
was thinking of doing something similar himself!
- Alvin Lee

Strangely enough, through all those school years I
decided at 13 or 14 I was going to be a musician and
so school was just something to get out of the way,
a waste of time and not to bother with it.
- Alvin Lee

I just play to the people I can see.
So it's almost like you are playing to the first few rows of the crowd.
You can see the faces of the first hundred people,
but then it becomes a blur as the crowds disappear over the hill.
- Alvin Lee

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb PHOTO

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. PHOTO

Nothing big ever came from being small.
- William J. Clinton

The big question is whether you are going to be able
to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
- Joseph Campbell

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated;
you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- David Lloyd George

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you know what to do to reach your goal,
it's not a big enough goal.
- Bob Proctor

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
- Napoleon Hill

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

Death is just life's next big adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

It's the little things you do
that can make a big difference.
What are you attempting to accomplish?
What little thing can you do today
that will make you more effective?
You are probably only one step away from greatness.
- Bob Proctor

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots,
you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts cartoon

When life gets you down -
just put on your big girl panties and deal with it.
- Anonymous humor

Hang tough... big girl panties today.
- Anonymous humor

It takes a big cat to be number 2.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.
- Merton Miller

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run.
The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
- Barbara Kingsolver

A corporation's primary goal is to make money.
Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of
that money and give it to others.
- Larry Ellison

Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
- Carol Burnett

I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and Fries.
- Stephen King

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
- Peter Drucker

Think little goals and expect little achievements.
Think big goals and win big success.
- David Joseph Schwartz

The big difference between sex for money and sex for
free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
- Brendan Behan

My bottom is so big it's got its own gravitational field.
- Carol Vorderman

Money was never a big motivation for me,
except as a way to keep score.
The real excitement is playing the game.
- Donald Trump

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

Make big plans; aim high in hope and work,
remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
- Daniel Burnham

I believe the world is one big family,
and we need to help each other.
- Jet Li

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

The world is changing very fast.
Big will not beat small anymore.
It will be the fast beating the slow.
- Rupert Murdoch

You have to think anyway, so why not think big?
- Donald Trump

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart
and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
- Suze Orman

I am happy to make money.
I want to make more money, make more music,
eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
- Kid Rock

When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches.
My dad loves being around all kinds of animals.
He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
- Paris Hilton

That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much
of my own food as possible.
- Daryl Hannah


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