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Ben Harper Quotes and Sayings

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The music is in the lead here, and a large part of this,
I have no idea what I'm doing.
I feel a closer bond with the craft of songwriting,
stronger than I ever have.
- Ben Harper

But I would never insult the people that love this
music and I would never insult the blessing of music
in my life and I would never insult myself by playing uninspired music.
- Ben Harper

I refuse to make uninspired music.
- Ben Harper

I really feel there's no limitation on what this band
can do in the studio or on the stage.
That's an empowering feeling - that we can bring a song to life.
- Ben Harper

 

That happens every time I get behind a guitar,
regardless of what I'm saying, 'cause music is freedom
and being free is the closest I've ever felt to being spiritual.
- Ben Harper

I'm really looking forward to, not more of the same,
but a continual growth.
- Ben Harper

You look like gold.
I've been fooled before, but now I know I've made the mistake in the past.
But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass.
- Ben Harper

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I get diminishing returns when I bore myself in an interview.
- Ben Harper

You're definitely a different person at different stages in your life.
- Ben Harper

We went for the best overall feel on each song.
There are no musical overdubs at all.
It's a true live record; it's one of the few true live records out there.
- Ben Harper

We figured you could download live shows for days,
so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach,
but not just take the best vocal or the best performances.
- Ben Harper

My head works in music, so there's always music there.
- Ben Harper

The Blind Boys are truly the deepest well of American
musical heritage you can discover.
- Ben Harper

I refuse to age disgracefully in rock 'n' roll.
- Ben Harper

I really feel like the sky is the limit with the Innocent Criminals today.
- Ben Harper

Folk is bare bones music.
- Ben Harper

I love being on the road, I love playing.
- Ben Harper

So it's not so much that I set out to do something different,
it's just that the songs themselves require their own
individual voice and attention.
- Ben Harper

Life is short and if you're looking for extension,
you had best do well.
'Cause there's good deeds and then there's good intentions.
They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell.
- Ben Harper

As long as the songs are strong, I think you can express
yourself in any style and have it be soulful and have it be your own voice.
- Ben Harper

If I fall, I fall.
I'll rise up like anybody else.
- Ben Harper

Sometimes I think to talk too much about music almost cheapens it.
- Ben Harper

I'm not going to do the Ben Harper house record or
the Ben Harper drum 'n' bass record.
- Ben Harper

I just want to keep doing what I feel.
- Ben Harper

If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical
or punk or rock or even slightly metal,
that's because that's where I'm going to find inspiration.
- Ben Harper

If I'm inspired and music inspires me,
then I will continue to play it.
- Ben Harper

I grew up listening to spiritual music,
Blind Willie Johnson and folk.
- Ben Harper

Right now I'm listening to a lot of different things
but I listen to a lot of classical music.
Eventually I would like to compose and perform classical.
- Ben Harper

Sometimes I may be totally arrogant,
sometimes I may totally be the most humble guy you've ever met,
sometimes I may be in between.
But that's life.
Who isn't like that? What's the big deal if I had an arrogant moment.
- Ben Harper

It will make a weak man mighty.
it will make a mighty man fall.
It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all.
It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame.
It is the love for hate and pride for shame.
That's the power of the gospel.
- Ben Harper

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People PHOTO

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer PHOTO

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When the music changes, so does the dance.
- African Proverb

When I hear music, I fear no danger.
I am invulnerable. I see no foe.
I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
- Henry David Thoreau

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Don't die with your music still inside you.
- Wayne Dyer

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
- Berthold Auerbach

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.
- Paulina Rubio

All good music resembles something.
Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the
objects and feelings which motivated it.
- Jean Cocteau

Music should be your escape.
- Missy Elliot

I don't care much about music.
What I like is sounds.
- Dizzy Gillespie

There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
- Mickey Hart

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for
the education of its virtue.
- Plato

Indifferent to whether your mood is grumpy or cheerful,
Nature always sings her passionate song of joyful celebration.
You can never stop the happy song of life,
so join the celebration -
sing along, dance, make love,
smile your biggest smile, and cheer on God's music.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into
a community and find people who need him.
- Charlie Byrd

Music is always changing and the changes are unpredictable.
- Billy Sheehan

Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall,
with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
- Isaac Stern

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
- Kin Hubbard

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

You are the music while the music lasts.
- T. S. Eliot

My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood,
musical roots buried in the darkest soil.
- Ray Charles

One good thing about music, when it hits you,
you feel no pain.
- Bob Marley

Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy,
and when I make music I always hope it will have the
same effect on whoever listens to it.
- Aaron Carter

He has Van Gogh's ear for music.
- Billy Wilder

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
- Lao Tzu

But when you get music and words together,
that can be a very powerful thing.
- Bryan Ferry

Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you,
following you right on up until you die.
- Paul Simon

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order,
and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
- John Ruskin

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing
the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley

Music is intended and designed for sentient beings
that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
- Jacques Barzun

I don't know anything about music.
In my line you don't have to.
- Elvis Presley

Music was my refuge.
I could crawl into the space between the notes and
curl my back to loneliness.
- Maya Angelou

Music is a performance and needs the audience.
- Michael Tippett

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
- Thomas Fuller


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