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Duke Ellington Quotes: A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
         

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.


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There are 2 rules in life: Number 1- Never quit Number2- Never forget rule number 1.

There are 2 rules in life: Number 1- Never quit Number2- Never forget rule number 1.



Music, of course, is what I hear and something that I more or less live by. It's not an occupation or profession, it's a compulsion.

Music, of course, is what I hear and something that I more or less live by. It's not an occupation or profession, it's a compulsion.



There are two kinds of music. Good music, and the other kind.

There are two kinds of music. Good music, and the other kind.



The most important thing I look for in a musician is whether he knows how to listen.

The most important thing I look for in a musician is whether he knows how to listen.



If you have a great band with a mediocre drummer, you have a mediocre band. If you have a mediocre band with a great drummer, you have a great band!

If you have a great band with a mediocre drummer, you have a mediocre band. If you have a mediocre band with a great drummer, you have a great band!



Everyone prays in their own language, and there is no language that God does not understand.

Everyone prays in their own language, and there is no language that God does not understand.



You have to stop listening in categories. The music is either good or it's bad.

You have to stop listening in categories. The music is either good or it's bad.



I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.

I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.



Love is supreme and unconditional; like is nice but limited.

Love is supreme and unconditional; like is nice but limited.



There are two kinds of worries - those you can do something about and those you can't. Don't spend any time on the latter.

There are two kinds of worries - those you can do something about and those you can't. Don't spend any time on the latter.





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I refuse to put God into a little box I can handle, for that would insult us both.

I refuse to put God into a little box I can handle, for that would insult us both.



The most important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative, and the second disastrous.

The most important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative, and the second disastrous.



Of course it's better to be good. I know it ism but it's sometimes so hard to believe a thing even when you know it.

Of course it's better to be good. I know it ism but it's sometimes so hard to believe a thing even when you know it.



Life is the sum of all your choices.

Life is the sum of all your choices.



A pioneer is generally a man who has outlived his credit or fortune in the cultivated parts.

A pioneer is generally a man who has outlived his credit or fortune in the cultivated parts.



Christianity teaches that this life is not the only life, and there is a final judgment in which all earthly accounts are settled.

Christianity teaches that this life is not the only life, and there is a final judgment in which all earthly accounts are settled.



An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.

An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.



I have no advice for anybody; except to, you know, be awake enough to see where you are at any given time, and how that is beautiful, and has poetry inside. Even places you hate.

I have no advice for anybody; except to, you know, be awake enough to see where you are at any given time, and how that is beautiful, and has poetry inside. Even places you hate.



It's not that bullying is any worse today. The impulse for cruelty is the same impulse. The only difference is that the tools to achieve that have become more sophisticated.

It's not that bullying is any worse today. The impulse for cruelty is the same impulse. The only difference is that the tools to achieve that have become more sophisticated.



I have never thought where I will go, or forced any targets on myself.

I have never thought where I will go, or forced any targets on myself.




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