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Erik Satie Quotes and Sayings

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The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals,
but he is also the proudest.
It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.
- Erik Satie

When I was young, I was told: 'You'll see,
when you're fifty.' I am fifty and I haven't seen a thing.
- Erik Satie

You can't stay the same.
If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change,
that's the way it works.
- Van Morrison

I love power.
But it is as an artist that I love it.
I love it as a musician loves his violin,
to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

 

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

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

Sometimes the picture that emerges of the man seems
no longer to agree with our conception of the musician.
In reality, however, there is a glorious unity.
- Alfred Einstein

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I prefer to think of myself as a musician who is still
learning and trying to do something every time out.
- Geddy Lee

It's really hard to make a living as a musician.
It's almost impossible.
- Billy Joel

I grew up wanting to be a musician, but my parents
were sure I would starve to death.
So, they put me in physics and chemistry.
That eventually blew up, and I got into radio.
- John Tesh

I think one of the great moments of my life was when
I could write musician on my passport.
- Jon Anderson

I don't claim to be a musician, I didn't go to Julliard.
- Dick Dale

I don't know any musician who got to the top without hard work.
Take whoever you want.
They all work bloody hard, harder than you think.
- Gavin Rossdale

I was a nerd academically.
But I was also an athlete and a musician.
I never wanted to be shut out of any situation.
I think it was that more than anything.
- Brian McKnight

There are things that I am very proud of and there
are things that you are not so proud of.
But I think that applies to any musician.
- Bill Wyman

Feed the musician, and he's out of tune.
- George Crabbe

That said, everything's important, and every musician
who plays on the record is an integral part of it.
- Jerry Harrison

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

Owning a handgun doesn't make you armed any more than
owning a guitar makes you a musician.
- Jeff Cooper

I consider myself a poet first and a musician second.
I live like a poet and I'll die like a poet.
- Bob Dylan

I am not a pop musician; I don't want to play bubble-gummy pop stuff.
- Neil Schon

I'm not really one of those people who believes that
if you're a musician you can just leave that behind
and start getting into politics.
- Damon Albarn

The sexiest woman musician is Alicia Keys.
- Pharrell Williams

I grew up in a very musical family, my father was a
musician and a big band leader and made records.
- Billy Sherwood

I'm much more of a musician than a poet.
I just feel much more confident about my musical abilities.
- Mary Timony

I am a musician, but I'm another type of musician.
- Sun Ra

If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer you must go to college.
But if you want to be a musician or such,
study your craft.
Study music.
- Billy Eckstine

I'm very unstable; there's no stability in a musician's life at all.
You live on a bus or on the road hand to mouth and
you don't know where your money's coming from.
- James Taylor

As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery,
fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural,
there would no longer be the means for writing one note.
- Georges Bizet

I think I turned to writing really just to wake up
in the morning and be a musician and to have something to do,
and feel like a musician every day even if I wasn't working.
- Lesley Gore

It is rare that even a jazz musician finds an individual voice.
- David Baker

As a musician, basically the masses never thought I was a musician.
- Kip Winger

If we were all determined to play the first violin
we should never have an ensemble.
therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.
- Robert Schumann

I've dated the sweet mama's boy, the musician rocker,
the struggling artist - basically a lot of people without jobs.
- Alyssa Milano

The prime goal of an author is the same as a musician,
which is to emotionally connect with the reader in some way or another.
- Ken Hill

My dad was a musician, it was just what he did,
like another guy's dad drives a meat truck.
Our house was normal.
We weren't taken with the fact our dad was a musician.
- Branford Marsalis

No, I've heard over the years that it's nice for them
to see somebody who's like,
you know, a well-known successful musician who's Asian.
I've heard it from a few musicians, too.
- James Iha

Well, being a jazz musician is not a rose garden!
- Toots Thielemans

I don't really live like a musician myself.
I think music is just something that I do,
but I'd like to be doing lots of other things.
I like to cure all kinds of illness.
- Ornette Coleman

I really didn't intend to be a musician when I left Japan.
- Ikue Mori

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

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

And of course, the musician - if he's serious -
always answers: My last album is my best,
otherwise I wouldn't have done it.
- Klaus Schulze

I've also become much more the musician I've always wanted to be.
- John Fogerty

I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning
to be a musician was actually very wonderful.
- Bobby McFerrin

I have always felt I was more accurately a Hard Rock musician.
- Geddy Lee

I never learned to verbalize an abstract musical concept.
No thank you.
The whole point of being a serious musician is to avoid
verbalization whenever you can.
- Virgil Thomson

Nobody really thought I was going to make it,
because I was a musician.
I really wasn't a singer.
- Bobby Vinton

Yes, I'm a musician.
I also like to play with others, sometimes more,
sometimes less.
- Klaus Schulze

I was never interested in singing in the church choir or in school.
I was more interested in becoming a musician.
- Cassandra Wilson

Every time you go in, it's like starting over.
You don't know how you did the other records.
You're learning all over.
It's some weird musician amnesia, or maybe the road wipes it out.
- Beck

I mean, I don't even think of myself as a musician,
really.
- Kim Gordon

Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business,
probably everything in all the United States or in
all of western civilization,
is about competition.
- T-Bone Burnett

Eclecticism is the word.
Like a jazz musician who creates his own style out
of the styles around him,
I play by ear.
- Ralph Ellison

Music is an art form too.
Sometimes other forms of art can be inspiring to the musician.
- Ken Hill

I've been able to make a good living as a musician,
but now it's time to do all the other stuff.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Finding a good bus driver can be as important as finding a good musician.
- Reba McEntire

A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family.
A beginning writer, on the other hand,
sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print.
- Marguerite Yourcenar

Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch;
but a musician's music can never be fettered,
for it lives first in her heart and mind.
- Charles de Lint

My father taught me to read music and play the piano-but not well,
even though people have said that I'm a natural musician.
- Ethel Merman

As a developing musician, skiffle became a platform
for me to start playing music.
- Van Morrison

My father was a classical musician and my mother was a writer.
- John Sebastian

I'd wanted to be a writer and when I came back to New
York worked as a musician too,
but I found my writing starting to get more and more referential to cinema.
- Jim Jarmusch

I hope to be a producer, a musician,
a painter,
a photographer - I'm going to push myself to do as
many things as I can and see where it goes.
- Lucas Grabeel

I love being a musician.
I love the lifestyle.
But I think it's probably as difficult and frustrating as anything.
- Trevor Dunn

I am a Slavic musician and it is deeply inside of me.
- Miroslav Vitous

But Dennis was a really solid musician,
and we really needed somebody who could play bass like him.
- Neil Innes

If you are any competent musician, if you have creative ideas,
ideas of songs, of arrangements, in a band like the Stones,
where these 2 people do all the things,
there is no freedom.
- Bill Wyman

I'm a compulsive musician, but it's also a bloody good
way out of having to do anything else.
- Alexis Korner

As the mother teaches her children how to express themselves in their language,
so one Gypsy musician teaches the other.
They have never shown any need for notation.
- Franz Liszt

I've been around two years shy of 50 years doing what I do.
I am a musician.
- Frankie Avalon


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