The best Quotes by Quincy Jones

The best Quotes by Quincy Jones

Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American record producer, songwriter, composer, arranger, and film and television producer. His career spans 72 years, with 80 Grammy Award nominations, 28 Grammys, and a Grammy Legend Award in 1992.

It's amazing how much trouble you can get in when you don't have anything else to do.
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I was inspired by a lot of people when I was young. Every band that came through town, to the theater, or the dance hall. I was at every dance, every night club, listened to every band that came through, because in those days we didn't have MTV, we didn't have television.
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I got in the school band and the school choir. It all hit me like a ton of bricks, everything just came out. I played percussion for a while, and stayed after school forever just tinkering around with different things, the clarinets and the violins.
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I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was writing arrangements for singers and everybody. But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
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Imagine what a harmonious world it could be if every single person, both young and old shared a little of what he is good at doing.
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Music is the soundtrack to life. It plays the melody of our being.
I just wish I could understand my father.
The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation.
Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.
I'm happy to be alive, I'm happy to be who I am.
My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection.
I'm gonna make a change,
For once in my life
It's gonna feel real good.
Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror, Album: Bad
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Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.
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She's out of my life
And I don't know whether to laugh or cry
I don't know whether to live or die
And it cuts like a knife
She's out of my life
Michael Jackson - She's out of my life
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If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
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There is no reason to have a plan B, because it distracts from plan A.
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Love will make you do crazy things.
Will Smith - März 2022, Oscar accepting speech
He who says he can and he who says he can't, are both usually right.
Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
The first step is you have to say that you can.
Life is lived on the edge.
Stefan Raab: "Hi, you're Will Smith. Say hello to my audience."
Will Smith: "Hi to my audience!"
You know what they say about Chicago. If you don't like the weather, wait fifteen minutes.
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Why are there so many Latina's in Illinois?
Because that's where the Chica go.
Take me away, like I overdosed on cocaine
Or take me away like a bullet from Kurt Cobain, suicide
I'm from a windy city like Do or Die
The Game - My Life, Album: LAX
You can leave Chicago, but it will never leave you.
Village idiot? Hello, Chicago is a city, not a village, and the best city in the world!
Lydia Berman in Thunder Force
Looking at Chicago from outside the city in daylight is one of the most depressing sights in the world.
Neo Tribes in Cyberpunk 2077
Two-thirty, baby, won't you meet me by The Bean?
Too early, maybe later you can show me things
You know what it is, whenever I visit
Windy city, she blowin' me kisses
Drake - Chicago Freestyle, Album: D6
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Illinois - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Back to the 80's, back to Soap
Back to Rocky and Cherry Coke, yeah
Those were the days
And we go back to the 80's
Say "Hey there, Mister T"
To Twisted Sisters on MTV
Those were the days
Ah, come back
To Iron Maiden and 7Up
Bananarama and Breakfast Club
Aqua - Back to the 80's
Since Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, way before Nirvana
There was U2 and Blondie, and music still on MTV
Her two kids in high school, they tell her that she's uncool
'Cause she's still preoccupied with 19, 19, 1985
Bowling for Soup - 1985, Album: A Hangover You Don’t Deserve
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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