Booker Little quotes

  • My own feelings about the direction in which jazz should go are that there should be much less stress on technical exhibitionism and much more on emotional content, on what might be termed humanity in music and the freedom to say all that you want.
    -- Booker Little

    #Music #Stress #Emotional

  • Jazz should be much less about stress on technical exhibitionism and much more on emotional content.
    -- Booker Little

    #Stress #Emotional #Exhibitionism

  • Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.

  • To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.

  • So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.

  • If you don't have sex and you don't do drugs, your rock 'n' roll better be awfully good.

  • A simple yet profound way to create a healthy body, a stress-free mind, and a peaceful sense of well-being.

  • However, I must stress that my own interest is immediate and in the picture. What I am conscious of and what I feel is the picture I am making, the relation of that picture to others I have made and, more generally, its relation to others I have experienced.

  • If you get to a point where something happens today to stress you out, take a breath & center your thoughts on peace. Ignored thoughts die.

  • In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults! Now we are taught from infancy that we must rise or fall upon our own merits; that vigilance wins success, and incapacity means ruin

  • Hitting the gym to release stress is not nearly as effective as hitting the people that cause the stress to begin with.

  • The actor becomes an emotional athlete. The process is painful - my personal life suffers.

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