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Mel Ferrer Quotes and Sayings

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Every musician liked Peggy Lee, but not the general public.
- Mel Ferrer

You can't stay the same.
If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change,
that's the way it works.
- Van Morrison

A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things,
a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
- Henry Moore

I love power.
But it is as an artist that I love it.
I love it as a musician loves his violin,
to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

 

If you're a musician and an artist, you don't just stop.
- Siobhan Fahey

The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician.
- Louis Armstrong

And of course, the musician - if he's serious -
always answers: My last album is my best,
otherwise I wouldn't have done it.
- Klaus Schulze

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I'm much more of a musician than a poet.
I just feel much more confident about my musical abilities.
- Mary Timony

Not everyone deserves to be a musician,
you get lucky enough to be one.
- Joshua Homme

We need improvement in the style of performance.
There is no more advantage in a musician who plays
and conducts than in one who is only a beater of rhythm.
- Franz Liszt

A musician can get lost to what he is in the session busines as it was.
- Jim Sullivan

Elvis Costello had a brand new bag.
He was a musician, but he knew all about the attitude part of it.
- Nick Lowe

A musician has to find a way to make his music mean something special -
spiritually or however you can.
- Charlie Byrd

It's really hard to make a living as a musician.
It's almost impossible.
- Billy Joel

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

I suppose I would still be a communicator,
maybe a musician.
- Conrad Hall

I never really thought about becoming a professional musician.
- John Mayall

It is rare that even a jazz musician finds an individual voice.
- David Baker

As a musician, basically the masses never thought I was a musician.
- Kip Winger

As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery,
fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural,
there would no longer be the means for writing one note.
- Georges Bizet

I consider myself a poet first and a musician second.
I live like a poet and I'll die like a poet.
- Bob Dylan

A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family.
A beginning writer, on the other hand,
sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print.
- Marguerite Yourcenar

I've dated the sweet mama's boy, the musician rocker,
the struggling artist - basically a lot of people without jobs.
- Alyssa Milano

No one else in our family was a professional musician
so this took an enormous leap of faith on their part.
- Tony Visconti

When I'm dead, I want to be remembered as a musician
of some worth and substance.
- Freddie Mercury

I love the life of a musician but I live the life of a bodybuilder.
- Warren Cuccurullo

Who told you I was a musician?
- Leon Redbone

But Dennis was a really solid musician,
and we really needed somebody who could play bass like him.
- Neil Innes

Yes, I'm a musician.
I also like to play with others, sometimes more,
sometimes less.
- Klaus Schulze

Every time you go in, it's like starting over.
You don't know how you did the other records.
You're learning all over.
It's some weird musician amnesia, or maybe the road wipes it out.
- Beck

The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals,
but he is also the proudest.
It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.
- Erik Satie

'Musician' is not a very respected title.
I'm not a musician.
- Lydia Lunch

The deeper I get into my life as a musician,
I'm discovering that it becomes less and less about other people,
and more about what I want to do.
And that's a good place to be.
- Billy Corgan

If you are a musician and you don't show any interest
on the business level then you are actually vulnerable
and people will rip you off.
They will sweet talk you into anything.
- Michael Schenker

He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete,
so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician
in shape in order to perform the function,
which is to play music.
- Herb Alpert

But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the
rest of my life in a factory was real depressing.
So the idea that I could become a musician opened up
some possibilities I didn't see otherwise.
- Wayne Kramer

The whole process of this record was an education for me as a musician.
- Kenneth Edmonds

In some ways Lester Young is the most complex rhythmically of any musician.
He does some things which are just phenomenal.
- Lee Konitz

Nobody really thought I was going to make it,
because I was a musician.
I really wasn't a singer.
- Bobby Vinton

I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician.
One of the reasons we're here is to be a part of this process of exchange.
- Dizzy Gillespie

Why do you judge me as a musician, John? All I'm interested in is making money.
- Glenn Miller

He didn't want me to become a musician,
he wanted me to be a doctor, because he said singing was too hard.
- Nusrat F. A. Khan

Bowie is a musician, but he works like a painter.
Thom always thought that we should aspire to that.
- Ed O'Brien

The true musician is to bring light into people's hearts.
- Bobby McFerrin

I hope to be a producer, a musician,
a painter,
a photographer - I'm going to push myself to do as
many things as I can and see where it goes.
- Lucas Grabeel

I was approached by Oxfam to go to Mali as their ambassador
and get involved in their various initiatives out there.
But I felt that was missing the point of using me,
a musician.
- Damon Albarn

Aunt Marion was right...
Never marry a musician, and never answer the door.
- Charles M. Schulz

I was a nerd academically.
But I was also an athlete and a musician.
I never wanted to be shut out of any situation.
I think it was that more than anything.
- Brian McKnight

I didn't know if it would be a success-ful one,
or what the stages would be, but I always saw myself
as a lifetime musician and songwriter.
- Bruce Springsteen

I cut myself off from the mainstream of jazz.
It stood me in good stead later on, as a musician.
- Dave Van Ronk

I'm not really one of those people who believes that
if you're a musician you can just leave that behind
and start getting into politics.
- Damon Albarn

As the mother teaches her children how to express themselves in their language,
so one Gypsy musician teaches the other.
They have never shown any need for notation.
- Franz Liszt

People feel they have to live that stereotypical lifestyle
in order to be a rock star.
You don't have to shoot heroin and act a certain way
to be a rock and roll musician.
- Lenny Kravitz

You can never learn it all and I hope to continue my
growth as a person and a musician.
- Lita Ford

I think I turned to writing really just to wake up
in the morning and be a musician and to have something to do,
and feel like a musician every day even if I wasn't working.
- Lesley Gore

The fountain of youth with the youthful young musician is one meaning,
and the fountain of youth with the youthful energy
of the leader is another meaning.
- Roy Haynes

David Bowie's my favorite musician.
I love him above all, but I'm really into rap a lot right now.
- Ethan Suplee

I'm not good enough, technically, to be a classic musician.
I lack discipline.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer.
A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young...
he killed himself in the prime of his life.
- Gustav Mahler

I like Flea, I like him as a musician.
- Ziggy Marley

If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer you must go to college.
But if you want to be a musician or such,
study your craft.
Study music.
- Billy Eckstine

If I get an idea for a song, I have a melody for it.
I'm a musician first.
I'm not limited by the fretboard.
- Brad Paisley

I'd wanted to be a writer and when I came back to New
York worked as a musician too,
but I found my writing starting to get more and more referential to cinema.
- Jim Jarmusch

That said, everything's important, and every musician
who plays on the record is an integral part of it.
- Jerry Harrison

Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business,
probably everything in all the United States or in
all of western civilization,
is about competition.
- T-Bone Burnett

You know, I am just a musician and I have no idea these
days what good and bad is in terms of labels.
- Billy Sherwood

I consider myself a serious musician.
Doing a comedy show does not take away from that in any way.
- Kevin Eubanks

Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch;
but a musician's music can never be fettered,
for it lives first in her heart and mind.
- Charles de Lint

My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist -
a painter,
a decorative painter.
- Gyorgy Ligeti

The prime goal of an author is the same as a musician,
which is to emotionally connect with the reader in some way or another.
- Ken Hill

If you are any competent musician, if you have creative ideas,
ideas of songs, of arrangements, in a band like the Stones,
where these 2 people do all the things,
there is no freedom.
- Bill Wyman


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