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Lionel Hampton Quotes and Sayings

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So I always figured I'd still be playing at this age.
- Lionel Hampton

Working with Benny was important for me and for black musicians in general.
- Lionel Hampton

Music was our wife, and we loved her.
And we stayed with her, and we clothed her,
and we put diamond rings on her hands.
- Lionel Hampton

Every day I look forward to getting with my instruments,
trying new things.
- Lionel Hampton

 

I feel honored to have been a part of that dramatic change.
- Lionel Hampton

I worked hard learning harmony and theory when I was
growing up in Chicago in the 1920s.
- Lionel Hampton

Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.
- Lionel Hampton

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Black and white players hadn't appeared together in
public before Teddy Wilson and I began working with B.G.
- Lionel Hampton

I think I love it more as I get older because I keep getting better on drums,
vibes and piano.
- Lionel Hampton

The secret is keeping busy, and loving what you do.
- Lionel Hampton

Playing is my way of thinking, talking,
communicating.
- Lionel Hampton

Seemed to me that drumming was the best way to get close to God.
- Lionel Hampton

Playing gives me as much good feeling now as it did when I was a bitty kid.
- Lionel Hampton

Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty
good likelihood their case -
no matter what its merit -
will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.
- Dennis Hastert

Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

You go to a theater now and you literally see parents
watching the movie and they suddenly cover their kid's ears.
I figured I'd make one movie where they didn't have to do this.
- Garry Marshall

I figured I could do It's A Man's Man's Man's World,
because I believe it's the truth.
- Etta James

I'm not really on a mission to tell anybody anything.
I'd rather be figured out.
- Diana Krall

I still haven't figured out how to have fun on a shoot.
- Jim McKay

We played in Texas about a year ago,
at Emo's,
the famous country and western club in Austin.
And I figured, well, if I'm finally gonna die onstage,
that's where it's going to be!
- Alan Vega

When Roosevelt came along, I approved of his program,
generally.
I figured an economic system should work for people,
not vice versa.
- Sargent Shriver

I also like flyfishing - maybe I would have figured
a way to make a living out of that?
- Nigel Dennis

My feelings for Ellen overrode all of my fear about being out as a lesbian.
I had to be with her, and I just figured I'd deal with the other stuff later.
- Portia de Rossi

I figured if you're going to do something,
you should do it the best you can.
- John T. Walton

I talked to the record company about what I had in mind.
They said they wanted something lush.
I figured the best thing to do was let them hear what I had in mind.
- Etta James

Five years ago I figured we were at the top of our
game and that was the best it was going to get,
but with every album it seems to keep on building on itself.
- Tim McGraw

Because, I figured that, because I was a successful man,
I was wealthy, I was, you know, seemingly intelligent -
even that I am not intelligent enough to ask for help.
- Elton John

I'd come from the bottom of the barrel.
Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart's little brother.
Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen's going to get squashed.
- Owen Hart

I figured out how to catch fugitives without a gun.
- John Walsh

There were 84 original episodes.
It was rated No.
1 and No.
2 on the Fox Children's Network.
We figured it was time to make it available to people
who have never watched it.
- Howie Mandel

They told me I should be making my own records.
So I figured, 'why not?
- Dee Dee Warwick

I changed my mindset and figured, Why not try to be
really entertaining instrumentally?
- Brad Paisley

Even six months later, they have not figured out how
do we help the people from the area get housing.
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones

I thought to myself, Join the army.
It's free.
So I figured while I'm here I'll lose a few pounds.
- John Candy

I loved logic, math, computer programming.
I loved systems and logic approaches.
And so I just figured architecture is this perfect combination.
- Maya Lin

I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince
the world that I really was the greatest.
- Muhammad Ali

I've always been so apathetic.
I figured, OK, maybe the world is going to fall down around me.
Now I want to make a better world...
that's motherhood.
- Cass Elliot

We can't compete with Mel Gibson, but we figured we could do our part.
- Garry Marshall

I figured my body always would be able to repair itself.
I think all of us believe that - until you begin to
age and get hit with deteriorating joints.
- Lee Majors

I had never really pictured myself working in children's ministries.
I always figured I would be more comfortable with maybe
teens or adult ministries.
- Willie Aames

I also don't have organized religion on Pern.
I figured - since there were four holy wars going on at the time of writing -
that religion was one problem Pern didn't need.
- Anne McCaffrey

I also feel I adapted.
I was willing to try to fit into any role.
The way I figured, it was always up to me to prove my worth,
that I deserved to be here.
- Steve Yzerman

I thought it was going to take a lot more countdowns on the pad.
We actually did scrub once, but I figured we'd scrub
several times since it's a pretty complicated vehicle.
- Robert Crippen

In silence - and in self-defense - I figured things
out in my own little way.
- Loretta Young

I was concerned about the link between crime and politics,
and I figured out the only way I could do something
about it was to get into politics.
- Bill Scott

I don't have friends, I have thousands of acquaintances.
No friends.
I figured I had a wife and children.
- Charles Bronson

Some of their best songs don't have bridges and choruses.
So that made me think I should trust my instincts.
My songs were okay, I figured.
I didn't need to change anything.
- Lucinda Williams

I haven't yet figured out how I was made first captain,
because I was not an outstanding student.
I was an adequate student.
- William Westmoreland

But, as my mother used to tell me, two wrongs don't make a right.
But I soon figured out that three left turns do.
- Jim Hightower

I figured out early on what I wanted to do.
- T-Bone Burnett

I do want to write about Jane Whitefield again,
but only when I have a good enough idea -
something I've figured out about her that's news and
that's worth a reader's time.
- Thomas Perry

We figured you could download live shows for days,
so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach,
but not just take the best vocal or the best performances.
- Ben Harper

I figured out it was a social thing,
what women were allowed to do.
At a very young age, I decided I was not going to follow women's rules.
- Joan Jett

Since I was the solo artist as well as the writer for the songs,
I figured I had enough credits on it already.
- Cy Coleman

I've already figured out when I'm going to be No.
2 and No.
1.
- Sheldon Adelson

I figured if the plane goes down, I'll go with a great
genius and will always have my name connected with his.
- Matthew Sweet

People say that money is not the key to happiness,
but I always figured if you have enough money,
you can have a key made.
- Joan Rivers

So, my big brother was playing guitar and I figured I'd try it too.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

I finally figured out what my crime was.
I lived.
Big mistake.
- Patty Hearst

I always tried so hard to fit in, and then I figured
out that I didn't want to fit.
- Anthony Davis

I figured somebody wrote a story who had a typewriter
and I thought that movies were made by the cowboys and that they just said,
'Okay, you fall off the horse this time.'
- John Sayles

So that in 1974, when I graduated as a lawyer,
I figured I'm not going to be a lawyer under a military regime.
- Ruben Blades

That's the way I got along in life.
I don't ever remember being particularly jealous of anybody,
because I figured if I can't do it myself,
I don't deserve to get it.
- Clyde Tombaugh

You know, this is a business where only 15% make a
living wage and only 9% of those are women.
But I figured somebody has to be that 15%,
somebody's got to be one of those women.
- Marcia Wallace

I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
- Rita Mae Brown

The truth is, we haven't really figured out yet how
artists are going to thrive in modern mass societies.
We're all experiments.
- Brad Holland

I cannot explain something that no one has ever figured out.
- Chris Noth

My father and mother - I figured if I could make them laugh,
they'd stop fighting.
I stole all their material.
- Jerry Stiller

And now after all this time I finally figured out how to trap him...
I will become him.
- John Travolta

I felt good full figured.
Morbidly obese I was unhealthy and dying.
- Star Jones

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down.
I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without
me showing him up rounding the bases.
- Mickey Mantle


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