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Author Topic: "Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know" Quote Drive 2017  (Read 2004 times)

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Offline harry

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I don't know if I'm qualified to start a quote drive but I love quotes so I just start one.

"Buster B. Jones is the best fingerpicker I've heard since Jerry Reed? He plays like he's double parked."
  Chet Atkins

Offline Slack

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You bet.  Good one Harry.

Offline btasoundsradio

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"Plow the mule in the daytime, pick the guitar at night"
-bud spires
"RL, did you shoot him in self defense?"
"No, I shot him in the leg and he jumped the fence"
-RL Burnside
Charlie is the Father, Son is the Son, Willie is the Holy Ghost

Offline harry

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"The blues is a mighty long road. Or it could be a river, one that twists and turns and flows into a sea of limitless musical potential" Billy Gibbons

Offline wreid75

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?I didn't mean to kill nobody ... I just meant to shoot the sonofabitch in the head. Him dying was between him and the Lord.?  RL Burnside

Offline wreid75

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"some people say if you in trouble to call 911, I say call 357!" RL Burnside

Offline wreid75

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You the blues aint nothing but a low down aching chill, If you ain't had 'em honey I hope you never will" Willie Brown

Offline Rivers

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What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left - Oscar Levant, as quoted in On the 8th Day ? God Laughed (1995) by Gene Perret, p. 95

Offline Stuart

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  • "The Voice of Almiqui"
?Why should I worry about dying? It?s not going to happen in my lifetime!?

--Raymond Smullyan

?If we don?t change direction soon, we?ll end up where we?re going.?

--Prof. Irwin Corey

Great men, recently departed.

Offline harry

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"Anybody listening to long stretches of his recordings is likely to go stir-crazy" Tony Russell on Peetie Wheatstraw.

Offline Stuart

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  • "The Voice of Almiqui"
?I?m old enough to know you can?t close your mind to new ideas.?

--John Goodenough, a 94-year-old professor at the University of Texas at Austin

Offline Rivers

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Play it while I think it over... - Bukka White, spoken over instrument break, Baby Please Don't Go, Sonet

Offline Slack

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?I?m old enough to know you can?t close your mind to new ideas.?

--John Goodenough, a 94-year-old professor at the University of Texas at Austin

Stuart, I was just reading this article
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/07/opinion/sunday/to-be-a-genius-think-like-a-94-year-old.html

Three cheers for late bloomers!

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"Says, I feel just like, mama, throwin' my slop jar in your face"

   Kokomo Arnold--"Slop Jar Blues"


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Music! What a splendid art, but what a sad profession!

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