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Kevin Eubanks Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Kevin Eubanks

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I love both my parents dearly.
- Kevin Eubanks

It is hard for a black man to just be himself.
We spend so much time in defense of something that
is indefensible because there is nothing to defend.
- Kevin Eubanks

I consider myself a serious musician.
Doing a comedy show does not take away from that in any way.
- Kevin Eubanks

The things I really learned, I learned from watching my parents.
They take care of business.
Always have.
- Kevin Eubanks

 

Serious musicians are finding it harder and harder
to have a voice in the world of music these days.
- Kevin Eubanks

I was playing violin for a long time,
about 6 years.
It takes a while.
You need very patient people in your house when you have a violin.
- Kevin Eubanks

I am blessed to have Mom and Dad.
- Kevin Eubanks

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I thought people cared about music in a deep way,
so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself.
It was me, thinking I knew what was up.
Youth, who else can change the world?
- Kevin Eubanks

James Brown is the reason I play guitar.
- Kevin Eubanks

In most places that are rich in guitar culture,
everyone uses their fingers, like in Spain or Africa.
In Japan there are string instruments played that way.
It is not until you get in the States that you find people using picks.
- Kevin Eubanks

Sometimes I wonder if I got lulled into not wanting
things because I grew up black in this country.
- Kevin Eubanks

My love life doesn't stink; it's nonexistent.
- Kevin Eubanks

Dad made it to Gold Shield Detective,
so he always busted Robin, my oldest brother,
and me.
Always got caught, whatever we were doing.
- Kevin Eubanks

My love life is like everyone else's -
great,
and then terrible.
- Kevin Eubanks

People see my current success but don't realize I've
worked hard to get where I am.
I used to clean garbage off the Philadelphia docks
and put a lot of time into developing my music.
- Kevin Eubanks

I feel very honored to be playing with Bill Pierce.
He's such a great musician.
- Kevin Eubanks

I had the fortunate experience to play with people
from different schools of music.
Sam Rivers is from the fundamentalist school of music.
- Kevin Eubanks

After a while I thought it didn't make any sense to use a pick.
It's kind of like typing with one finger on each hand
instead of using all your fingers.
- Kevin Eubanks

Inspiration is one thing and you can't control it,
but hard work is what keeps the ship moving.
Good luck means, work hard.
Keep up the good work.
- Kevin Eubanks

I really worked with icons in the music business,
which really had a strong effect on me.
It wasn't just pick-up gigs.
- Kevin Eubanks

I think Wes Montgomery is the greatest jazz guitarist that ever lived.
- Kevin Eubanks

If you play jazz, then you play with your fingers.
If you're playing rock, you use a pick.
There's really no rhyme or reason to that other than
that's just the way it has been.
- Kevin Eubanks

The belief that we are what the media says we are,
what people perceive we are, is soon to be what we think we are.
We are treated based on this warped perception.
It is hard to get away from it.
- Kevin Eubanks

It's shameful what's happening in this country in terms
of what we deny our children.
- Kevin Eubanks

I can pay my rent now.
I guess I could always do that, but now I can get an apartment with heat.
- Kevin Eubanks

Being as versatile as I am, I take offense to the notion
that no serious musician would not be doing a late night talk show gig.
One has to be open enough in other areas to be able
to contribute to a show like this.
- Kevin Eubanks

The simple things in life ground me and keep me focused
so I'm able to do a good job with what is in front of me.
- Kevin Eubanks

I wish I could sing.
I love singers, but I am way too shy.
Scares the hell out of me.
- Kevin Eubanks

I really live a simple life and don't need very much to feel good and happy.
Don't get me wrong; I believe you should get what you earn.
Sometimes you have to fight for it.
- Kevin Eubanks

I want someone who is open-minded, dedicated to whatever
she is doing and isn't afraid to say I love you.
As for looks, she shouldn't have three heads.
I want a regular human being.
- Kevin Eubanks

The worst part is doubt.
When you doubt yourself, which we are taught to do,
you get lost.
- Kevin Eubanks

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I love you just the way you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Where There is Love,
Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

Love is an irresistible desire
to be irresistibly desired.
- Robert Frost

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone -
but paradoxically, if we cannot trust,
neither can we find love or joy.
- Walter Anderson

Love Without Limits.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Life in abundance comes only through great love.
- Elbert Hubbard

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

"How do you spell 'love'?" asked Piglet.
"You don't spell it...you feel it." answered Pooh.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

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

Affirmation:
Today I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Do all things with love.
- Og Mandino

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
- John Lennon

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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