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Buddy Rich Quotes and Sayings

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I can think of a lot better things to do with my hands
than to cut them up on the rim of a drum.
- Buddy Rich

It takes us about four or five days to get an album out.
- Buddy Rich

I consider every drummer that ever played before me an influence,
in every way.
- Buddy Rich

But, when you have to resort to turntables,
trick lights, flashing lights, fire and all that,
you're actually saying, I need this because what I
do is not all that together.
- Buddy Rich

 

So, to come In with a set routine it's something I've never believed in.
It should depend on how you feel, because you play what you feel.
- Buddy Rich

But I think that any young drummer starting out today
should get himself a great teacher and learn all there
is to know about the instrument that he wants to play.
- Buddy Rich

They're simply following what was laid down in front
and they play the same thing.
So, there's no great challenge In being a classical drummer.
- Buddy Rich

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Every drummer that had a name, had a name because of his individual playing.
He didn't sound like anybody else, So everybody that I ever listened to,
in some form, influenced my taste.
- Buddy Rich

But primarily, the drummer's supposed to sit back there and swing the band.
- Buddy Rich

You only get better by playing.
- Buddy Rich

I think it's a fallacy that the harder you practice the better you get.
- Buddy Rich

If he's a true symphony artist, he knows better than
that because he knows that the only truly creative
musician is the jazz musician.
- Buddy Rich

And, you know, I think the original recording of Ravel's Bolero,
probably whoever played percussion on that,
will never have It played better than that.
- Buddy Rich

There were so many individual styles thirty or forty years ago.
- Buddy Rich

Well, I never really practiced because I never had
the opportunity to practice.
- Buddy Rich

I can't sit down long enough to absorb any kind of learning.
- Buddy Rich

So, practice, particularly after you've attained a job,
any kind of job, like playing with a four piece band,
that's...
an opportunity to develop.
- Buddy Rich

And, well of course, Count Basie, and I think all of
the black bands of the late thirties and early forties,
bands with real players.
They had an influence on everybody, not just drummers.
- Buddy Rich

I think the drummer should sit back there and play some drums,
and never mind about the tunes.
Just get up there and wail behind whoever is sitting
up there playing the solo.
And this is what is lacking, definitely lacking in music today.
- Buddy Rich

Almost everything I've done, I've done through my own creativity.
I don't think I ever had to listen to anyone else to learn how to play drums.
I wish I could say that for about ten thousand other drummers.
- Buddy Rich

I think at one time every drummer wanted to play like
Krupa or wanted to win a Gene Krupa drum contest.
This is the big inspiration for drummers and naturally
it has to be the same way for me.
- Buddy Rich

I play a percussion instrument, not a musical saw;
it needs no amplification.
Where it's needed, they put a microphone in front of the bass drum.
But, I don't think it's necessary to play that way every night.
- Buddy Rich

To have everything written for you...
It's not really creating.
That's why I think symphony drummers are so limited.
They 're limited to exactly what was played a hundred
years before them by a thousand other drummers.
- Buddy Rich

But, I don't think any arranger should ever write a
drum part for a drummer because if a drummer can't
create his own Interpretation of the chart and he plays
everything that's written,
he becomes mechanical; he has no freedom.
- Buddy Rich

I mean, I think I liked every band I ever played in
because each band was different,
each band had a different concept, and each band leader was different...
different personalities and musical tastes.
- Buddy Rich

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank PHOTO

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

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

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- 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

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

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

With every rising of the sun
Think of your life as just begun.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

You become what you think about.
- Earl Nightingale

Whether you think you can,
or think you can't,
you're right.
- Henry Ford

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

What we think, we become.
- The Buddha

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We must dare to think "unthinkable" thoughts.
- J. W. Fulbright

Think for yourself and question authority.
- Timothy Leary

How you think when you lose
determines how long it will be until you win.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Life is fully as bad as you think it is,
so never think life is bad.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most pathetic person in the world
is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
- Ram Dass

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky


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