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Jamie Muir Quotes and Sayings

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He was very much concerned with logic and function,
he always worked his solos out before playing them.
- Jamie Muir

King Crimson were the only really famous band I'd been in.
- Jamie Muir

Touring with King Crimson wasn't a lot of fun for me.
I had a lot of equipment, and when I was in improvised
music I'd set it up myself,
play the gig, and put it all away again.
- Jamie Muir

I was a beginner again.
I practiced hard and used to listen very closely to
recordings of American jazz drummers such as Tony Williams and Kenny Clarke.
- Jamie Muir

 

The first time it felt really dangerous,
like the sort of thing you had to lock the doors and
close the curtains on because if anybody saw you,
God would strike you down with a thunderbolt.
But I took to it like a duck to water.
- Jamie Muir

Anyway, it fell through because they ran out of money.
That was when I learned not to waste your time getting
your hopes up or to believe something until it actually happens.
We broke up for various reasons, but it was a good band.
Jim and Don produced some magical music.
- Jamie Muir

The reasons why I left were to do with my interest in Buddhism.
There were experiences over a period of about six months
which caused me to decide to give up music,
so one morning I felt I had to go to E.G.
Management and tell them.
- Jamie Muir

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Allan had come down wanting to do some sort of crucial
music and I'd been involved in so-called Art Music
and wanted to explore other areas -
we were approaching it in some quite tongue-in-cheek
ways and we had a lot of fun -
we spent more time laughing than playing music.
- Jamie Muir

At the art college in Edinburgh someone arranged for
some London groups to come up and play.
I was in a supporting band, with Bernie Green I think.
Derek Bailey was one of the visiting musicians.
He seemed to like my playing and asked me to come down to London.
- Jamie Muir

There wasn't much work around at the time,
I think I found a bit in Germany or something,
but we played together and somehow the bassist Laurie
Baker got involved as well -
I can't remember exactly how.
- Jamie Muir

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi PHOTO

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 PHOTO

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus PHOTO

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

Constant kindness can accomplish much.
As the sun makes ice melt,
kindness causes misunderstanding,
mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
- Albert Schweitzer

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it
as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it
is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserves your love and affection.
- The Buddha

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

He who would accomplish much must sacrifice much.
- James Allen

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is amazing how much you can accomplish
when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.
- Anonymous

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

Often it does not matter so much what we choose,
but that we do choose.
- Alan Cohen

You may be deceived if you trust too much,
but you will live in torment
if you don't trust enough.
- Frank Crane

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

This day I see that pretty much all
my correspondences are love letters.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

If thy brother wrongs thee,
remember not so much his wrong-doing,
but more than ever that he is thy brother.
- Epictetus

Alone we can do so little;
together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

He who obtains has little.
He who scatters has much.
- Lao Tzu

Count your blessings. Once you realize
how valuable you are and how much you have going for you,
the smiles will return, the sun will break out,
the music will play, and you will finally
be able to move forward the life that God intended
for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
- Og Mandino

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

One who is injured ought not to return the injury,
for on no account can it be right to do an injustice;
and it is not right to return an injury,
or to do evil to any man,
however much we have suffered from him.
- Socrates

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

Those who own much have much to fear.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us,
as the confidence of their help.
- Epicurus

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho


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