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


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



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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!



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



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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.

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