The best Quotes by Van Morrison

The best Quotes by Van Morrison

Sir George Ivan Morrison (born 31 August 1945), known professionally as Van Morrison, is a Northern Irish singer, musician and songwriter whose recording career spans seven decades.

Music is spiritual. The music business is not.
I don't think nostalgia has to be negative.
Large audiences did not suit my low-key approach.
There is no black-and-white situation. It's all part of life. Highs, lows, middles.
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In order to win you must be prepared to lose sometime. And leave one or two cards showing.

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Songs are as sad as the listener.
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One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.
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"Ah, music"' he said, wiping his eyes. "A magic beyond all we do here!"
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Music is reflection of self
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.
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If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.
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But I believe in music... the way that some people believe in fairy tales.
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Why say it when you can sing it?
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If it's illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!
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The music. I can hear it everywhere. In the wind... in the air... in the light. It's all around us. All you have to do is open yourself up. All you have to do... is listen.
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For poetry, more than any other art, except music, has a compelling hold upon the spiritual side of life.
You live among this ridiculous wealth and you get lost. You worry about nonsense like spirituality and inner health and satisfaction and relationships. You have no idea what it is like to starve, to watch yourself turn to bones.
When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up - it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
Grace is available for each of us every day - our spiritual daily bread - but we've got to remember to ask for it with a grateful heart and not worry about whether there will be enough for tomorrow.
That is why I believe that art is so much more significant than either economics or philosophy. It is the direct measure of man's spiritual vision.
There's something overwhelming about being in raw nature. It's got an aura about it is that is really kind of majestic and spiritual.
My music is the spiritual expression of what I am - my faith, my knowledge, my being.
I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.
Most importantly, the meaning of spirituality lays the seeds for our destiny and the path we must follow.
When you have a spiritual foundation, you look at poverty differently then.
Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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Finding someone you love and who loves you back is a wonderful, wonderful feeling. But finding a true soul mate is an even better feeling. A soul mate is someone who understands you like no other, loves you like no other, will be there for you forever, no matter what. They say that nothing lasts forever, but I am a firm believer in the fact that for some, love lives on even after we're gone.
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If you love two people at the same time, choose the second one, because if you really loved the first one you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
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"How do you spell 'love'?" - "You don't spell it... you feel it."
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I hate the way you talk to me, and the way you cut your hair.
I hate the way you drive my car. I hate it when you stare.
I hate your big dumb combat boots, and the way you read my mind.
I hate you so much it makes me sick; it even makes me rhyme.
I hate it, I hate the way you're always right. I hate it when you lie.
I hate it when you make me laugh, even worse when you make me cry.
I hate it when you're not around, and the fact that you didn't call.
But mostly I hate the way I don't hate you.
Not even close,
not even a little bit,
not even at all!
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Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.
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Every girl is beautiful. Sometimes it just takes the right guy to see it.
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I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
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I've been in love. It's painful, pointless and overrated.
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I can live without you. I just don't want to.
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I can hear you, you can hear me, when we listen with our hearts.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
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Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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