Acoustic and Electric Bassist - Quotable Quotes

"Do not fear mistakes. There are none." -Miles Davis

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world" -Mahatma Gandhi

"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer, but wish we didn't" -Erica Jong

"The key to happiness is good health and a bad memory" -Ingrid Bergman

"Great spirits always encounter violent opposition from mediocre minds" -Albert Einstein

"A person is not old until regrets take the place of dreams" -John Barrymore

"People who say that yesterday was better than today are ultimately devaluing their own existence" -Karl Lagerfeld

"People don't appreciate excellence because they are so used to exhaulting the achievements of the mediocre" -Frank Zappa

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it, living someone else's life; don't be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people's thinking; don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice" -Steve Jobs, Stanford University Commencement Speech, 2005

"To be nobody-but-yourself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else -- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting" -E E Cummings

"True Music, like all true Art, is an experience to be shared, not judged, for praise cannot make it better, as blame cannot make it worse" -Pat Martino

Herbie Hancock was backstage at a concert when he was with Miles Davis. The promoter had put out a large spread of food. Herbie went up to Miles and said "Miles! Check out all this food they have". Miles said "I didn't come here to eat" -From the Internet

"Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift, that's why they call it the present" -From the Internet

"If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room" -Bette Reese

"New York City: no matter how well you think you know it, there's always somewhere or someone new to discover" -Carrie Bradshaw (Sex in the City)

"The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it, put your whole soul into it -- every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have" -John D. Rockefeller III

"Being able to record on a somewhat regular basis is important. It gives you a sense of closure and allows you to move on to the next thing. The whole process is important from conception to composition to performing. It would be great to put out a CD and then tour with the same band and really begin to develop the music. Most of the time what you hear on a CD is just the tip of the iceberg" -Mike DiRubbo, online interview