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Herbie Mann Quotes and Sayings

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You don't have to live the blues to play the blues.
- Herbie Mann

Being selfish to me means that you have to look out
for yourself and you don't have to sacrifice.
- Herbie Mann

Music allows the great opportunity to play with people
who turned you on and you love.
- Herbie Mann

If you want to play somebody's music,
you'd better go into his house.
- Herbie Mann

 

One of the advantages of not having a record contract
is that you can make your own mistakes,
you don't need somebody else to organize them for you.
- Herbie Mann

For me Brazilian music is the perfect mix of melody and rhythm.
It just bubbles rhythmically.
If I had to pick just one music style to play if would be Brazilian.
- Herbie Mann

When you get cancer, it's like really time to look
at what your life was and is,
and I decided that everything I've done so far is not
as important as what I'm going to do now.
- Herbie Mann

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Being stubborn has helped, being selfish is not a bad thing.
- Herbie Mann

I was raised in Brooklyn, and I lived there for 59 years.
- Herbie Mann

The music we're playing now is based on my heritage,
which is Russian, Romanian and Hungarian.
- Herbie Mann

I always say, if you keep your head in the sand,
you don't know where the kick's coming from.
- Herbie Mann

My father's father came from Russia;
my mother came from Romania.
- Herbie Mann

My youngest son, who is now the drummer in my band,
lives in Brooklyn.
My oldest son is about to move out to California,
and my daughters are both out of town.
- Herbie Mann

You have to be concerned with yourself because if you're not on it all the time,
nobody else is going to be.
- Herbie Mann

My ego is controlled enough that I don't have to be the focus.
- Herbie Mann

I loved the Brazilian music I played.
But this is finally me.
For the first time I think it's really me.
- Herbie Mann

I recently formed a foundation to raise awareness for prostate cancer.
I feel it's very necessary that men be more aware about
prostate cancer and their health in general.
- Herbie Mann

Why do you have to retire at 65? Why can't you start at 70? You know,
like wine.
Why can't music be that way? My new band,
we're playing stuff that's never been done before.
- Herbie Mann

By the time I'm 90, I hope to have it together.
- Herbie Mann

Think about it: Look at the strides of awareness and
treatment and tests that women have had with breast cancer,
that the gay community has had with AIDS,
because they're active and they talk about it.
- Herbie Mann

But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock
and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer -
that word means to most people ultimate death -
I decided to see what I could do to take that negative
and use it in a positive way.
- Herbie Mann

The reality is that what you find out is that your head is the medicine.
If your head is not in the right place and you don't think positively,
all the medicine technology in the world is not going to work.
- Herbie Mann

I had sat in one day in Central Park with Bonnie and Delaney,
and Duane was playing with them, so I asked if he wanted to work on an album.
You never had to say to him how to play the guitar.
- Herbie Mann

What I try to do is produce an atmosphere where musicians
want to invest in what they do and give to the recording.
I hire those musicians who I know will play something
creative and interesting.
- Herbie Mann

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha PHOTO

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

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

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan


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