I never wanted this kind of life that I’m still living.
More quotes by Dave Brubeck
There is a time where you’re beyond yourself, better than your technique, better than your usual ideas.
And there is a time where you can be beyond yourself. You can be better than your technique. You can be better than most of your usual ideas. And this is a whole other category that you can get into.
My dream was to have a steady job, was not to be on the road, to exist like a guy that goes to work as a mechanic or a carpenter and knows he’s gonna have a job.
There’s a way of playing safe, there’s a way of using tricks and there’s the way I like to play which is dangerously where you’re going to take a chance on making mistakes in order to create something you haven’t created before.
More quotes about Life
It is a fabulous country, the only fabulous country; it is the only place where miracles not only happen, but they happen all of the time.
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they’ll have good voice boxes in case there’s ever anything really meaningful to say.
I attribute whatever I may have been able to accomplish in life far more to my wife than to anything else and to everything else put together. But I cannot flatter myself that I found her because I was a ‘good picker’, I believe profoundly that we are guided, led, in such momentous matters.
I feel like I got a pile of cattle chasing my ass, and I’m pedaling as hard as I can to stay in front of em. I’m looking behind me driving like hell.
It takes an enemy and a friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart. The one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.