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Jimmy Rushing Quotes and Sayings

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I'm more relaxed when I can hear the beat clearly all the time I'm singing.
- Jimmy Rushing

It's dangerous to get too far from what they identify you with.
- Jimmy Rushing

I liked roaming around by myself.
- Jimmy Rushing

The blues comes right back to a person's feelings,
to his daily activities in life.
But rich people don't know nothing about the blues,
please believe me.
- Jimmy Rushing

 

The music business used to carry a certain amount of brotherly love,
but it isn't that way now.
- Jimmy Rushing

This business switching styles can't be done honestly by one man.
As soon as he can play his instrument well,
he can express himself, and all his life he has only one self.
- Jimmy Rushing

If I'm going to do blues, it's going to be a typical Jimmy Rushing record.
- Jimmy Rushing

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The blues tells a story in itself.
It can make you happy or give you a feeling to swing.
- Jimmy Rushing

There's a difference between the blues of the New Orleans
guys and anyone else and the difference is in a chord,
but I can't figure the name of it.
It's a different chord, and they all make it.
- Jimmy Rushing

When I go in front of an audience, I'll admit I sometimes
have a certain amount of fear in me,
because maybe the people are not going to accept what I'm doing today.
That's bad for any artist, especially if what you're
doing is not in line with what's happening today.
- Jimmy Rushing

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To achieve success, stay relaxed - not stressed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do the small things of life with a relaxed awareness.
When you are eating, eat totally -
chew totally, taste totally, smell totally.
Touch your bread, feel the texture.
Smell the bread, smell the flavor.
Chew it, let it dissolve into your being.
- Osho

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Swimming is normal for me.
I'm relaxed.
I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings.
It's my home.
- Michael Phelps

Telling people they look relaxed makes them look relaxed.
- Doug Coupland

I mean I can do it when I'm very relaxed,
and with good friends, then I think I can be amusing.
- Rowan Atkinson

I'm more relaxed about life now that I'm older.
I like it-despite the wrinkles.
It's what I feel inside that's precious.
- Melanie Griffith

There is a fine line between assertiveness and being relaxed.
- Justin Guarini

There's no hope of me becoming completely relaxed on stage.
If I did, I'd sit down and doze off.
- Robert Smith

I like a girl to look relaxed.
Tight jeans and rock t-shirts are cute!
- Devon Werkheiser

The greatest thing about where my life is right now
is it's very relaxed and chill.
I'm just hanging out, being myself and doing my work.
- Lucas Grabeel

I think I'd have done better if I had been a little
more relaxed-if I had not pressed quite so hard,
if I'd not lost quite so much sleep.
- Charles Kuralt

We are all encouraged that Bush appears,
really for the first time in his experience on the
stage of presidential politics,
relaxed.
His comfort is our comfort.
- John Dean

When I'm home, I'm relaxed.
- Marion Jones

Bob Altman had this relaxed but serious attitude.
Everybody loved him.
I wanted him to adopt me.
- Steve Buscemi

I'm relaxed about my career.
I've been making movies for over 20 years,
so I've earned at least the right to relax.
- Eddie Murphy

Off camera, I am not so quiet, I have a fun time,
relaxed.
- LaToya London

So, my style has hopefully changed over the years and it is more relaxed,
and I do tend to smile and have more than one expression these days hopefully -
which I didn't at the beginning.
- Jo Brand

I still take it seriously, but once I go out there
I think I've got more relaxed and I think it shows.
- Steffi Graf

I went to Zimbabwe.
I know how white people feel in America now;
relaxed!
Cause when I heard the police car I knew they weren't coming after me!
- Richard Pryor

The squeeze machine is not going to cure anybody,
but it may help them relax; and a relaxed person will
usually have better behavior.
- Temple Grandin

I've been on sets where things weren't relaxed because
someone was creating tension for no reason.
- Kevin Spacey

I mean, all alternative comedy is are comedians that
have being doing it for so long,
for so long, that they were relaxed enough to start
becoming personal on stage.
- Patton Oswalt

To me I've just really, really found a relaxed,
peaceful side of my life and I'm enjoying it.
- Greg Norman

Over the years I attempted to make my style a bit more
relaxed 'cause the initial style you couldn't watch
for more than ten minutes without wanting to kill me.
- Jo Brand

We've become much more casual and much more relaxed in social interactions,
where there was a formality and maybe a kind of respect
at that time that doesn't exist now.
- Radha Mitchell

I'd distract myself until finally it was a combination of things.
The show was over and I had time on my hands.
I had taken time and played and just relaxed.
- Paul Reiser

Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going,
focusing on running fast and relaxed.
Eventually it passes and the flow returns.
It's part of racing.
- Frank Shorter

When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed,
and vice versa.
- Honore de Balzac

The older I get, the more relaxed I am.
- Claire Forlani

I have time to breathe, time to be myself more often,
I am a lot more relaxed and less guarded.
- Cathy Freeman

We came around the corner, I kissed her and after I kissed her she relaxed.
And then I grabbed her and kissed her again and she was shocked!
And that was what we wanted.
- Rod Steiger

I have relaxed into my persona as an author,
although I used to fight that.
- David Guterson

Prince Charles is very relaxed at the table,
throwing his salad around willy-nilly.
I didn't find him stiff at all.
- Madonna Ciccone

This is such a special summer holiday for me.
I haven't known myself so relaxed in years.
- Kylie Minogue

It's so important to look relaxed.
- Loretta Young

The more relaxed you can get, the better you'll do.
- Isaac Mizrahi

I had a really good feeling about that match.
You know, they are good friends, and Chris had to feel
really relaxed because of being out there with Tiger.
- Hal Sutton

Everything you need to get that relaxed driving that
brings consistency only comes with practice.
- John Surtees

The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few
years in either victory or defeat.
The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors,
its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Although I was entirely relaxed on camera,
if I had to stand up and say something to an assembled group of people,
I was rendered all but inarticulate.
- Jessica Savitch

In music you have people exposing this very vulnerable part of themselves,
and you also have the lifestyle is so fast that oftentimes
people search for whatever the easiest way to feel
relaxed in the midst of all of it,
or the easiest way to have energy.
- John Frusciante

Getting married and then having children just centered
me and grounded my values.
It was like a whole new world.
It started happening in New York with a little play called Cruise Control,
where I relaxed, and then I kept getting work in Hollywood
till this series happened.
- Patricia Richardson

That's definitely a part of who Superman is and definitely
who Clark on the farm is.
It translates to how calm he is.
I feel like I'm pretty calm most of the time and relaxed,
which gives presence to the character.
- Brandon Routh

So I was always passionate about it and felt that it
was sort of the golden thread inside me in terms of
what I was supposed to do in terms of work but I think
I have relaxed a lot in terms of the actual experience
and actually enjoy it more and enjoy the people more.
- Barbara Hershey

I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans:
the most spectacular,
the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant.
They have expression, modesty, sex appeal,
simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
- Yves Saint Laurent

Motherhood has relaxed me in many ways.
You learn to deal with crisis.
I've become a juggler, I suppose.
It's all a big circus, and nobody who knows me believes I can manage,
but sometimes I do.
- Jane Seymour

We did not treat the Americans badly.
They left Iran in a relaxed mood.
The embassy was active here after the revolution.
We didn't have any problem with them.
They started it.
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

For anyone to open their heart, they need the right atmosphere,
and something to prompt them.
For my mother it was her trip abroad:
she was in a very relaxed,
understanding environment.
I was very sympathetic towards her.
- Jung Chang

It doesn't happen very often that you get to work with
some really good friends of yours and there's a common
language between everyone,
you don't have to explain what you're doing,
you can just run with it.
It makes it just so much easier and more relaxed.
- Elizabeth Perkins

I've been working on something, just some jazz,
relaxed stuff.
It will be standard, just piano and voice.
It started out as a fun project for me though,
I'm still not sure about releasing it.
- Justin Guarini

So that ideas of sort of relaxed symmetry have been
something for years that I have been concerned with
because I think that symmetry is a neutral shape as
opposed to a form of design.
- Robert Rauschenberg

Nervousness was never something I would ever associate with the Beatles ever.
A Hard Day's Night was relatively unscathed by marijuana,
but even then they were quite relaxed about it.
- Richard Lester

Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the
trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed,
the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self
when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed.
- Indra Devi

Musicians are there in front of you,
and the spectators sense their tension,
which is not the case when you're listening to a record.
Your attention is more relaxed.
The emotional aspect is more important in live music.
- Brian Eno

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

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dance Lightly With Life:
Today is your day to
dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
soar your spirit,
unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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


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