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Gunther Schuller Quotes
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So this anchoring in some way, in some important way
in the past without repeating the past,
but on the basis of the past building something new:
that is what is important.
- Gunther Schuller

Well, because music is my life and music is not work for me.
- Gunther Schuller

As long as I'm healthy and can keep going that's what I'll do.
- Gunther Schuller

As rich as Cincinnati was in live music,
New York was even more.
- Gunther Schuller


 

I would like to read some books: I don't have time;
I would like to continue working on my autobiography.
- Gunther Schuller

After the war, once the bop revolution had taken hold,
there were all kinds of young musicians,
talented young musicians, who were ready for this fusion of classical and jazz.
- Gunther Schuller

And it is this sense that some of us have to contribute to the culture,
to the society in ways that may hurt financially,
so what? We do it because we are born to do it,
we feel we have no other choice and so be it.
- Gunther Schuller


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Because I have sixty years of being a professional composer,
conductor, musician, whatever, and you develop a lot
of friendships and you get involved with a lot of sort
of long-term commitments and obligations.
- Gunther Schuller

That was more or less coincidental in the sense that
my parents wanted me to come back to New York because
that's the center of musical activity still to this day,
more or less, and so I auditioned for the Metropolitan Opera.
- Gunther Schuller

But somehow, I felt no inclination to be interested
in it in any amateur way,
let alone professional, until suddenly I became interested.
And the first thing I did was to compose:
not play an instrument,
but to compose.
- Gunther Schuller

The record company started as an adjunct to that,
to give young composers their first recorded performances;
to give young musicians their first debut on a recording.
These are all things that big record companies would
never touch because there is no money in it!
- Gunther Schuller

You know, I'm not gonna take my money with me to heaven or hell,
wherever I'm going.
So I want to do something good with it even though
my means are very limited.
I'm no millionaire!
- Gunther Schuller

So now, thirty years, forty years later,
I mean, I could find a whole orchestra of a thousand
to put these things together in New York City alone.
In those days, if I could scrape up twenty musicians
to do this it was something extraordinary.
- Gunther Schuller

I don't hate work, composing is not work for me,
it's my pleasure; it's my life.
So why should I stop? If something is pleasurable and exciting and rewarding,
why should one stop?
- Gunther Schuller

When I'm anchoring, I miss chasing stories in the field.
- Lisa Guerrero

I think I'd like to stay anchoring because,
number one, I'm learning a lot, and I love it when I'm learning.
And number two, I also have the luxury of a stable life.
- Linda Vester

My wife ran off with my best friend, and I sure do miss him.
- Anonymous

I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning
I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
- Winston Churchill

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
- Katharine Hepburn

I won't miss you.
I will miss who I thought you were.
- Anonymous

Shoot for the moon.
Even if you miss,
you'll land among the stars.
- Les Brown

When I see your smile,
and I know it's not for me,
that's when I'll miss you.
- Anonymous

Time goes by a lot slower when you miss the one you love.
- Anonymous

Bad times have a scientific value.
These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.
- Thomas Fuller

In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground.
- Douglas Adams

If I hadn't met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you.
If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you.
But I did, I do, and I will.
- Anonymous

I'm a dreamer.
I have to dream and reach for the stars,
and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
- Mike Tyson

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Existence needs you.
Without you, something will be missing
in existence and nobody can replace it.
Thats what gives you dignity,
that the whole existence will miss you.
- Osho

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer
knows the propensity to dream,
the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Miss Child is never bashful with butter.
- Phil Donahue

I like the job. That's what I'll miss the most...
I'm not sure anybody ever liked this as much as I've liked it.
- William J. Clinton

Love is life.
And if you miss love, you miss life.
- Leo Buscaglia

You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take.
- Wayne Gretzky

To me education is a leading out of what is already
there in the pupil's soul.
To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there,
and that is not what I call education.
I call it intrusion.
- Muriel Spark

I'm lucky because I have a job I love.
I really miss being away from home, being in my own bed,
seeing my animals and siblings, having my moms cookies.
I have a couple cats.
I got a kitten about a year ago and now Im going on
the road so I wont see him for a while.
I feel bad.
- Michelle Branch

In this outward and physical ceremony,
we attest once again to the inner
and spiritual strength of our Nation.
As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say:
"We must adjust to changing times,
and still hold to unchanging principles."
- Jimmy Carter

In your days - things like this happen to you...
You get a tap, a nudge, a gentle shake,
and life whispers to you, "I know you're tired -
but I don't want you to miss this."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The only thing that I miss lately in all music is somebody
that will put out a melody that you can whistle.
It doesn't seem like there's anything happening like that.
- Merle Haggard

No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends,
as to give them no cause to miss him less.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us,
although the cockroach would miss us most.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

I never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television.
- Gore Vidal

Lest Arab governments be tempted out of sheer routine
to rush into impulsive rejection,
let me suggest that tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss.
- Abba Eban

I was long brought up to think that it was nothing
short of a crime to miss a sale.
- James Cash Penney

And I discovered after a couple years that I really
didn't miss making movies.
- Rick Moranis

Slow down and enjoy life.
It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast -
you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
- Eddie Cantor

The men of the future will yet fight their way to many
a liberty that we do not even miss.
- Max Stirner

I do miss Saturday Night Live, that's for sure.
There's nothing like it.
I just hosted, and I felt I'd only been away for a week.
- Mike Myers

Sometimes I miss out the morning's painting session
and instead study my Japanese books in the open.
- Gustav Klimt

I like entertaining people.
I really miss it.
- Elvis Presley

While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity.
- Publilius Syrus

The first step toward liberty is to miss liberty;
the second,
to seek it; the third, to find it.
- Leopold Zunz

Lynda Carter, I think the reason I liked her was because
she was so down to earth.
Even though she was a big star and she was Miss America,
she was very approachable.
- Thuy Trang

I would really like to spend more time with the family.
Every time I go abroad I miss them all dreadfully.
- Jilly Cooper

I miss my singing career very much.
- Elvis Presley

If I miss anything about the sport, it's the camaraderie of old teammates.
- Bo Jackson

What I truly miss the most is having sufficient time
to do all the things that need to be done around the
house and for our friends.
- DeForest Kelley

I only get to spend about six to eight weeks in Australia
now and I really miss my family and friends.
- Karrie Webb

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing
of children that they miss the glory of parenthood,
just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
- Marcelene Cox

I'm not against watching myself, but I miss a lot of it.
I've got two little kids who we don't let watch TV.
- William H. Macy

There is a time for risky love.
There is a time for extravagant gestures.
There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love.
And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it.
- Max Lucado

You do not know what you can miss before you try.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

Shoot for the moon - if you miss you'll end up in the stars.
- Artie Shaw

I'm not exactly sure how many kids I have,
but yes, I do miss them officially, for the record.
In case any of them are listening, I love you.
- Tre Cool

For a war correspondent to miss an invasion is like
refusing a date with Lana Turner.
- Robert Capa

A child who does not play is not a child,
but the man who doesn't play has lost forever the child
who lived in him and who he will miss terribly.
- Pablo Neruda

I don't have a warm personal enemy left.
They've all died off.
I miss them terribly because they helped define me.
- Clare Boothe Luce

I loved being a judge, and sometimes I miss the power of the gavel,
but this is a lot more fun.
- Catherine Crier

Even from a very early age, I knew I didn't want to
miss out on anything life had to offer just because
it might be considered dangerous.
- Nicole Kidman


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