Thursday, October 31, 2013

Yousou N'Dour

Politics is politics; art is art. If you play a political role, you have to stop being an artist.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Thich Nhat Hanh

Fearlessness is not only possible, it is the ultimate joy. When you touch nonfear, you are free.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Yo Yo Ma

Jazz has been such a force in music, that any musician, including classical composers, have been influenced, and obviously performers, also.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Lou Reed (1942-2013)

Life is like Sanskrit read to a pony.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Sonny Rollins

I think we are in the midst of this period where we are committing this suicide on the planet and everybody is just using up all of our natural resources like a bunch of insane people. That's what I worry about more than I worry about jazz.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Bruce Springsteen

Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don't have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don't deny anything, I don't advocate anything, I just live with it.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Kenny G

I've learned that you simply can't control those bad vibes.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Wayne Dyer

The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Louis L'Amour (1908-1988)

Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before - it takes something from him.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Scott Hamilton

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Francois Rabelais (1493-1553)

Debts and lies are generally mixed together.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Cat Stevens

Music is a lady that I still love because she gives me the air that I breathe. We need all sorts of nourishment. And music satisfies and nourishes the hunger within ourselves for connection and harmony.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Al Pacino

It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

William Arthur Ward (1921-1994)

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Buddha (568 BC- 483 BC)

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Amelia Earhart (1897-1938)

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

R.D. Lang (1927-1989)

There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Bob Dylan

Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.

Friday, October 11, 2013

William James (1842-1910)

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

James Caan

I think we have to believe in things we don't see. That's really important for all of us, whether it's your religion or Santa Claus, or whatever. That's pretty much what it's about.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Franz Kafka (1883-1921)

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Mother Teresa (1910-`1997)

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Gene Hackman

The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Carl Jung (1875-1961)

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.