Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
More quotes by Maya Angelou
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
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Blues purists never cared for me. I don’t worry about it. I think if it this way: When I made ‘Three O’ Clock Blues,’ they were not there. The people out there made the tune. And blues purists just wrote about it. The people is who I’m trying to satisfy.
You don’t have to be Picasso or Rembrandt to create something. The fun of it, the joy of creating, is way high above anything else to do with the art form.
It could be my British need for discipline that makes me admire the American appetite for freedom and passion.