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Jon Fishman Quotes and Sayings

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We like where we live and we wanna participate in our
neighbourhoods and communities and stuff and try to-
we're not like benevolent-
it's pretty basic.
- Jon Fishman

For me from a pretty young age up until about 21 years
old hallucinogenics had a huge place in my life.
- Jon Fishman

I don't know how you can go your whole life and not
listen once to Bob Marley -
what's the point?
- Jon Fishman

Led Zeppelin was pretty much what made me pick up drum sticks.
- Jon Fishman

 

The Grateful Dead were an influence on our music but
they weren't by a long shot the biggest influence.
- Jon Fishman

When I was seven or eight I was really into Cream,
really into Led Zeppelin.
- Jon Fishman

But I do think that we approach music,
in of itself, with a religious attitude.
- Jon Fishman

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Phish has never had anything to do with any trends at all in America.
- Jon Fishman

I think that you really don't have a choice,
when you see that things are wrong the only choice
you really have is to just do what you can to make it better.
- Jon Fishman

I mean people have compared us to like the Grateful
Dead and all these like psychedelic sixties bands.
- Jon Fishman

People are trying to live freely outside of,
or within a system that maybe for them on a day-to-day level isn't as free...
I definitely think we're positively orientated.
- Jon Fishman

You look at the fact that for millions of years species
on earth have been developing and we've been knocking
them off at like a hundred a day.
- Jon Fishman

Where we're living we have a certain amount of our
profit every year it's like a percentage 5 or 7% or
something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things.
- Jon Fishman

I just wanted to say one more thing:
I also think that when you go to play music,
you're there to play music.
- Jon Fishman

I think that generally music should be a positive thing,
I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal
in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in
the world with nothing but music,
and when he went to a place he didn't go to play,
he went to conquer.
- Jon Fishman

Madonna is a pro.
I don't like her and have no respect for her but-
I don't think she should be called a musician or a
dancer or whatever you know,
but I do have, well I do have respect for her ability
to completely manipulate the media and have them work for her.
- Jon Fishman

You're not there to spread any particular-
if you're Bob Marley you're there to spread a message,
but very few people can do that effectively without
shoving opinions down someone's throat.
- Jon Fishman

I think that Phish has been a band, we've all had-
I've had a great life growing up and everybody in my
band's had a really good life,
none of us have got anything to complain about at all.
- Jon Fishman

I think it's like music for the sake of music,
and a lot of the words stem from liking music a lot,
wanting to be a good band and having a good sense of humour,
and living in a situation where we're free to pretty much do what we want.
- Jon Fishman

When I go on stage man I just want people to have fun,
I don't want people to think about their problems,
I want people to get energy and nutrition and food
from that so they can go back into the real world and work on their problems.
- Jon Fishman

Nirvana was like that- Nirvana was like the only band to come out of that-
it was like the same thing,
Seattle was like this whole scene and it was like this
big scene that was thrust upon America.
- Jon Fishman

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb PHOTO

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 PHOTO

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

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

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

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump PHOTO

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed,
easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
- Proverb

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

The truth is like a scalpel. The truth is painful.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Like an Eagle, May You Always Soar
High Above the Troubles of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Act the way you'd like to be
and soon you'll be the way you act.
- Leonard Cohen

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love is like a beautiful flower
which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are most like God when we forgive.
- Anonymous

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation
for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

If you don't like something, change it,
If you can't change it, change your attitude
- Maya Angelou

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

Like a bird in flight, your life can soar
above the troubles of the world.
Breathe deep, choose, and break the shackles of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
- Khalil Gibran

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

Time expands like a brightly colored balloon
when it is filled with joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
- Anonymous

The unknown is like the darkness of a cave -
it can be illuminated by the brief light
of one adventurer's small candle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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