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Alexis Korner Quotes

I hope you find these Motivational Alexis Korner Quotes useful in achieving your personal and career goals in life.

Once you became associated with a children's show,
you're finished.
- Alexis Korner

The parallel development in American blues to the British
movement has resulted in Johnny Winters.
- Alexis Korner

In 1940 I came across a record by Jimmy Yancey.
I can't say how important that record is.
From then on, all I wanted to do was play the blues.
- Alexis Korner

Every musical movement that is big enough has to produce
some good musicians who wouldn't have had the incentive
to start playing without it.
- Alexis Korner

 

I was considered as a jazz man rather than as a blues player.
There were no blues players-you played one sort of
jazz of another sort of jazz.
- Alexis Korner

I must have been heavily schizophrenic all my life.
The me who hears what the other me can't play is the dominant one.
- Alexis Korner

If the same phrase in the same place created the right effect,
I was perfectly prepared to use it every time.
I wasn't worried that I wasn't improvising.
- Alexis Korner


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I can't explain why one wants to pass a particular
sort of pain onto other people,
but you do.
- Alexis Korner

I wanted to be able to play guitar.
I wanted to be able to make music hurt.
- Alexis Korner

I guess music, particularly the blues,
is the only form of schizophrenia that has organised
itself into being both legal and beneficial to society.
- Alexis Korner

Since the age of 12, all my musical thinking has been
influenced by Afro-American music.
- Alexis Korner

I'm a compulsive musician, but it's also a bloody good
way out of having to do anything else.
- Alexis Korner

The British feel of blues has been hard,
rather than emotional.
Far too much emphasis on 12 bar, too little attention to words,
far too little originality.
- Alexis Korner

When I reflect on how things have changed,
I can't help but laugh.
- Alexis Korner

In those days, between the ages of 12 and 18 you meant nothing.
You were the extra place at the side table if someone came to dinner.
You were of no interest to anyone.
- Alexis Korner

Blues and jazz pulled me away from what was left of my family.
- Alexis Korner

I had always intended to make a living out of playing blues.
But I never admitted it to myself.
I don't suppose I could have given a logical reason
for it ever becoming possible to do so.
- Alexis Korner

You need to make a commitment,
and once you make it,
then life will give you some answers.
- Les Brown

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing.
You don't win once in a while,
you don't do things right once in a while,
you do them right all the time.
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

Once you have mastered time,
you will understand how true it is that
most people overestimate what
they can accomplish in a year -
and underestimate what
they can achieve in a decade!
- Tony Robbins

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

You only live once -
but if you work it right, once is enough.
- Joe E. Lewis

You only live once, and once is enough
if you play your cards right.
- the movie Interiors (1978)

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We come this way but once.
We can either tiptoe through life
and hope we get to death without being badly bruised
or we can live a full, complete life achieving
our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.
- Bob Proctor

You only meet your once in a lifetime friend ...
once in a lifetime.
- Little Rascals

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

Once we doubt ourselves, success slips beyond our grasp.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

What is once well done is done forever.
- Henry David Thoreau

Oh, if only God would give me some sign.
If He would just speak to me once. Anything.
One sentence. Two words. If He would just cough.
- the movie Love and Death

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

Once you say you're going to settle for second,
that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Confucius might have said:
Once frightened, twice smelly in armpit.
- Anonymous humor

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I have the right to love many people at once
and to change my prince often.
- Anais Nin

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

Where there is an observatory and a telescope,
we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once.
- Henry David Thoreau

For those who do not think,
it is best at least to rearrange
their prejudices once in a while.
- Luther Burbank

Everyone is a genius at least once a year;
a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
- Georg Lichtenberg

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

You are only young once,
but you can stay immature indefinitely.
- Anonymous

We would like to live as we once lived,
but history will not permit it.
- John F. Kennedy

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.
- Woody Allen

I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment,
failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer,
I should at once have been rightly cast aside.
- Winston Churchill

Once you respect yourself, there is no longer
any reason to disrespect anyone else.
Once you are confident of your own worthiness,
the worthiness of others ceases to be an issue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
- E. Joseph Cossman

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
- Abraham Lincoln

When someone you love dies,
you don't lose them all at once.
You lose them in pieces over time
- the movie Simon Birch

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

The whole world is a cyclone.
But once you have found the center, the cyclone disappears.
This nothingness is the ultimate peak of consciousness.
- Osho

In war, you can only be killed once,
but in politics, many times.
- Winston Churchill

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous.
In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
- Winston Churchill

My dream is of a place and a time where America
will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
- Abraham Lincoln


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