Don Sutton quotes

  • When a sailor overcomes crushing adversity, there's a massive sense of accomplishment.

  • Thinking is progress. Non-thinking is stagnation of the individual, organisation and the country. Thinking leads to action. Knowledge without action is useless and irrelevant. Knowledge with action, converts adversity into prosperity.

  • You have to be tough-skinned and willing to accept criticism, and at the same time, just try to do music that you like and you are proud of and not just whatever you think it's going to take to get you on the radio.

  • In art, rebellion is consummated and perpetuated in the act of real creation, not in criticism or commentary.

  • And you, my Critics! in the chequer'd shade, Admire new light thro' holes yourselves have made.

  • The grain of real knowledge is concealed in a vast deal of esoteric chaff.

  • Why cover the same ground again? ... It goes against my grain to repeat a tale told once, and told so clearly.

  • I take everything with a grain of salt.

  • Follow the grain in your own wood....

  • I'll run against the grain till the day I drop?

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