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John Fogerty Quotes and Sayings

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And I now think that Stratocasters and Telecasters are way cool.
- John Fogerty

The ones I have got great necks; of course,
all of the Fenders from that era are incredible.
- John Fogerty

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

Even though James Burton was my idol,
I didn't think I could carry his shoes back then.
- John Fogerty

 

I went pretty much for one tone, and I knew at that
time that I wanted to play a Rickenbacker.
- John Fogerty

That song has the full extent of my mandolin abilities;
I'm not a good mandolin player at all.
- John Fogerty

I'm like a twenty-two-year-old kid in a new band trying
to get noticed and break through,
because the vast majority of people have never seen me play live.
- John Fogerty

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The only sliding I did was on the kind of instrument
that you put on your lap;
no Spanish electrics.
- John Fogerty

Even though I have often recorded alone,
I still feel the best music is made by musicians playing off each other.
- John Fogerty

I've studied a lot of great people over the years -
Pete Seeger,
James Brown - and tried to incorporate elements that I've admired,
though I can't say I dance like James.
- John Fogerty

You should play with real musicians;
the best music comes from real people interacting with each other.
- John Fogerty

The Telecaster doesn't really sound that good for the
kind of rock and roll that a lot of people played.
- John Fogerty

I'm now comfortable playing a lot of the old songs,
and I've gotten out a lot of the old equipment.
- John Fogerty

Now that I'm older, I like almost anything that's done well,
even surf music and instrumentals; I really enjoyed
the interviews with the Ventures in your magazine.
- John Fogerty

Washburn's an old American name, but this one was assembled overseas.
- John Fogerty

I'm much more energetic now; you might say live performance is my mission.
- John Fogerty

I don't know that all the demons have been beaten,
but I'm very, very proud of those songs.
- John Fogerty

I usually destroy unreleased material.
It has a way of coming back to haunt you.
- John Fogerty

But I think beautiful is simple and elegant,
like a ballad with simple harmony.
- John Fogerty

On Eye of the Zombie, I had so-called studio musicians.
- John Fogerty

I work hard at that, but the fact that there are a
lot of good songs means there are also a lot of really
bad songs I've written that you never hear.
- John Fogerty

There's just not a lot of guys around playing like that these days;
a lot of steel players are plugging into stomp boxes,
trying to sound like Jeff Beck on a steel guitar.
- John Fogerty

When I made Blue Moon Swamp, there was a lot of trial and error;
I was trying to find people who would be simpatico with my style,
and with what I had in mind for the album.
- John Fogerty

I thought what I was good at doing was playing real simple guitar licks,
since I'd cut my teeth on what Duane Eddy was doing;
licks that were simple but had staying power.
- John Fogerty

No, but I've always felt that with true talent,
and a commitment to hard work, it is possible to achieve
an enduring respect and appreciation.
In other words, I don't take my fans for granted.
- John Fogerty

I stuck with that size because I could bend the strings so well,
and somewhere along the line I must have gotten it
into my mind that I had small hands,
so I was thinking I'd never be able to play a full-scale guitar,
but I also felt like I was cheating or cutting corners.
- John Fogerty

I wrote that song for my wife, and it's what some guy
who's sitting under a tree would be singing to the woman of his life,
telling her how wonderful she is.
To me, that's more lasting than something that sounds
like it belongs on a movie soundtrack.
- John Fogerty

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

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray PHOTO

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 PHOTO

Today is the bridge between acceptance and faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

With the past, I have nothing to do;
nor with the future. I live now.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, Begin it now.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

Stop wishing and fearing the future
long enough to be fully present in TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The past has no power over the present moment.
- Eckhart Tolle

Make Today count. Today - each Today -
is the most important day of your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stay in the moment and all gifts are added
as you breathe and take inspired action.
- Joe Vitale

Do not dwell in the past,
do not dream of the future,
concentrate the mind on the present moment.
- The Buddha

Let us not look back in anger
or forward in fear,
but around in awareness.
- James Thurber

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

If you want to do it,
Do It - TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be happy for this moment.
This moment is your life.
- Anonymous

Let every day be the first day
of the rest of your life,
but especially let today be a new beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The heart knows nothing of the past,
nothing of the future;
it knows only of the present.
- Osho

Life is now.
There was never a time when your life was not now,
nor will there ever be.
- Eckhart Tolle

Yesterday is ashes.
Tomorrow is green wood.
Only today does the fire burn brightly.
- Eskimo Proverb

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Two little words that can make the difference: START NOW.
- Mary C. Crowley

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

The past is a ghost, the future a dream,
and all we ever have is now.
- Bill Cosby

If we are not happy and joyous at this season,
for what other season shall we wait and
for what other time shall we look?
- Abdul-Baha

The Paradox Of Living In The Moment is -
How To Be Happy Today AND Prepare For Tomorrow
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Formula to live your dream:
1. Be bold. 2. Begin now, 3. No exceptions.
- William James

Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature.
By and by love becomes not a relationship,
it becomes a state of your being.
Not that you are in love - now you are love.
- Osho

"It's not that important,
don't worry about it" is the answer,
now what was the question?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

I live in the moment, and I live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Do it Now!
- Napoleon Hill

What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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