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Musician Quotes

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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

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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

From childhood I was passionately fond of music and wanted to be a musician.
I have no recollection of any real desire ever to be anything else.
- John Philip Sousa

 

Being an American musician means being adventurous.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

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

I really didn't intend to be a musician when I left Japan.
- Ikue Mori

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

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

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

Well, being a jazz musician is not a rose garden!
- Toots Thielemans

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

I am a Slavic musician and it is deeply inside of me.
- Miroslav Vitous

I've been around two years shy of 50 years doing what I do.
I am a musician.
- Frankie Avalon

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 feel very honored to be playing with Bill Pierce.
He's such a great musician.
- Kevin Eubanks

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

I was never interested in singing in the church choir or in school.
I was more interested in becoming a musician.
- Cassandra Wilson

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

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

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

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

You know, it's funny...
when you're making money, people don't think you're playing jazz.
Now when you're not making money, people think that
you're a good jazz musician.
- Pete Fountain

I knew nothing of the real life of a musician,
but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people,
playing my accordion.
- Lawrence Welk

I love music so much I love what I do.
I work very hard at being the best musician I can be because I love it.
- Diana Krall

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 he's a true symphony artist, he knows better than
that because he knows that the only truly creative
musician is the jazz musician.
- Buddy Rich

I'm having fun just being a musician as well as an artist at this point.
- Peabo Bryson

A musician must make music, an artist must paint,
a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
- Abraham Maslow

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

Then certainly for a musician timing becomes something
that is immediately accessible as a concept,
because it's a necessity in ones everyday performance.
- Robert Fripp

I mean, I don't even think of myself as a musician,
really.
- Kim Gordon

I am not a pop musician; I don't want to play bubble-gummy pop stuff.
- Neil Schon

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

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

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

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

I don't know any musician who got to the top without hard work.
Take whoever you want.
They all work bloody hard, harder than you think.
- Gavin Rossdale

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

My father was a classical musician and my mother was a writer.
- John Sebastian

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'm a compulsive musician, but it's also a bloody good
way out of having to do anything else.
- Alexis Korner

I am a musician, but I'm another type of musician.
- Sun Ra

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feed the musician, and he's out of tune.
- George Crabbe

I grew up wanting to be a musician, but my parents
were sure I would starve to death.
So, they put me in physics and chemistry.
That eventually blew up, and I got into radio.
- John Tesh

I'm very unstable; there's no stability in a musician's life at all.
You live on a bus or on the road hand to mouth and
you don't know where your money's coming from.
- James Taylor

Owning a handgun doesn't make you armed any more than
owning a guitar makes you a musician.
- Jeff Cooper

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

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

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

Christina Aguilera is an incredible musician and singer.
- Debbie Harry

And a musician has to learn to be frugal and to carefully
manage financial affairs.
- Charlie Byrd

Sometimes the picture that emerges of the man seems
no longer to agree with our conception of the musician.
In reality, however, there is a glorious unity.
- Alfred Einstein

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

I have always felt I was more accurately a Hard Rock musician.
- Geddy Lee

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

I've been able to make a good living as a musician,
but now it's time to do all the other stuff.
- Robyn Hitchcock

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

I became a musician because that's really what I wanted
to do when I was fifteen,
but I had other abilities.
- Robyn Hitchcock

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

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

Today a record producer is even more involved and is
often the production's sole musician,
one person playing all the instruments one-by-one.
- Tony Visconti

I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning
to be a musician was actually very wonderful.
- Bobby McFerrin


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