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Duke Ellington Quotes: People do not retire. They are retired by others.
         

People do not retire. They are retired by others.


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



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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.



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

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



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

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



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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.





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