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Fred Frith Quotes and Sayings

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I think things changed as a result of a certain perception of our politics.
When we went through our zealous, self-righteous period
it didn't exactly win us any friends.
- Fred Frith

I write with a mouse, because it has no psychological
associations or memories or habits associated with it.
- Fred Frith

As an improviser I'm now pretty comfortable with trios,
so I'm thinking of working up to quartets.
- Fred Frith

I don't know if I'm striving for anything that I can put into words.
- Fred Frith

 

There's an awful lot of resources that can be drawn
upon in an improvised music concert.
- Fred Frith

Improvised music involves a lot of intuition and I
like developing intuition.
- Fred Frith

Not necessarily in one concert, but they're all there
to be used if you want to use them.
- Fred Frith

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We went through this business of me writing out all
the parts for these old songs from Gravity and Speechless
and we'd been performing that,
but we don't do that any more.
- Fred Frith

Some things don't wind up sounding like you'd expect,
which is just as well.
- Fred Frith

I remember playing football dressed in peculiar costumes
with some friends in France and laughing so hard we couldn't even stand up,
let alone kick the ball.
- Fred Frith

Well, I think music for kids is never anything but experimental is it?
- Fred Frith

If you write songs you have an idea how they're going to sound.
- Fred Frith

We play melodic music, we play songs,
we play all kinds of things and when you improvise
you don't just shut out different languages,
you use all the languages that you have.
- Fred Frith

The totality of a record is usually beyond ones ability
to imagine when you start working on it,
but the component parts are, usually,
fairly clear one way or another.
- Fred Frith

We played some gigs in Switzerland a couple of weeks
ago and it was the first time I really felt the group
was really a band in the sense of something I could write for.
- Fred Frith

I think that one of the things that influences me most
as a composer is to what extent I can deconstruct and
reconstruct the material that I'm working with.
- Fred Frith

There are always things to examine.
What's great is not feeling that I have to refuse any of them.
Maybe no good from a PR perspective,
but from the point of view of everyday life,
it keeps things interesting.
- Fred Frith

One of the things I particularly enjoyed doing was
taking raw sound from locations during the film,
like the candy machine, and writing pieces of music to go with them,
which is totally unnecessary within the context of the film,
because they have their own logic.
- Fred Frith

It's like learning a language; you can't speak a language
fluently until you find out who you are in that language,
and that has as much to do with your body as it does
with vocabulary and grammar.
- Fred Frith

You could say that everything the musicians have learned
and known over the years,
all of their technical resources, are in a dialogue
with the things they are discovering every time,
as if it was the first time.
- Fred Frith

And so many of the kinds of labels you get stuck with
don't really tell the story;
Progressive,
Art Rock, Noise Music, Downtown - it ends up being
a struggle to stay out of debates that other people are having around you.
- Fred Frith

Chris Cutler was kind enough to offer his company as an umbrella,
so now I can have all my back catalogue under one roof as it were,
and it has the same feeling as with Daniel;
this is a matter between friends rather than businessmen.
- Fred Frith

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

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 PHOTO

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

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 PHOTO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

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

You are what you think you are.
- Bob Richards

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

You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

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

Think for yourself and question authority.
- Timothy Leary

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

WHY do you care what THEY think?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

What we think, we become.
- The Buddha

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
- Benjamin Spock

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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


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