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Stevie Ray Vaughan Quotes

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I hit rock bottom, but thank God my bottom wasn't death.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

I was taught to think the next week or month or year
will only get better than it is today.
So I just keep waiting to see hoe great it will get!
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

The way I play, I go through a set in a year.
So I put '58 Gibson Jumbo Bass frets on all my necks.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

I wanted to play saxophone, but all I could get were a few squeaks.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan


 

So, my big brother was playing guitar and I figured I'd try it too.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

Lots of times I'll play lead and rhythm together.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Marshall is supposed to be 200 watts,
but mine's never worked right; it peaks out at 80.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan


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Lonnie was ahead of his time, but at the same time
he was right in there with Albert Collins's Cool Sounds.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

You see, we are here, as far as I can tell,
to help each other; our brothers, our sisters,
our friends, our enemies.
That is to help each other and not hurt each other.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

And sometimes to help them we have got to help ourselves.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

You know, there's a big lie in this business.
The lie is that it's okay to go out in flames.
But that doesn't do anybody much good.
I may be wrong, but I think Hendrix was trying to come around.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

What I am trying to get across to you;
is please take of yourselves and those that you love;
because that is what we are hear for,
that's all we got, and that is all we can take with us.
Are you with me?
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

But between sets I'd sneak over to the black places to hear blues musicians.
It got to the point where I was making my living at
white clubs and having my fun at the other places.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

Ya know, right now the most important thing in my life
is to make sure you understand that,
first of all I thank God I'm alive today,
and I mean that.
I spent too many years of my life thinking that the
big party was the whole thing.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

After I changed the string we picked up right where we left off -
and punched back in at the same time.
I don't know if this has ever been done before.
The engineer sort of looked at us weird,
but we got it on the first take.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

Some of us can be examples about going ahead and growing,
and some of us, unfortunately, don't make it there,
and end up being examples because they had to die.
I hit rock bottom, but thank God my bottom wasn't death.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

It is far more important to be able to hit the target
than it is to haggle over who makes a weapon or who pulls a trigger.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck.
If you live through it, you start looking
very carefully to the right and to the left.
- Jean Kerr

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

Some people are born on third base and go through life
thinking they hit a triple.
- Barry Switzer

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
- Pete Rose

I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights.
I hit the gas, people behind me stop,
and I'm gone.
- Steven Wright

You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put
a few nickels in the machine.
- Flip Wilson

Inflation is as violent as a mugger,
as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.
- Ronald Reagan

He's got an overall flair for the game.
It looks to me like he really loves what he does and
he can't wait to get up in the morning,
go hit some balls and go play.
- Gary McCord

Experts say you should never hit your children in anger.
When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?
- Roseanne Barr

I don't want to play golf.
When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
- Rogers Hornsby

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
- George S. Patton

Somebody hits me, I'm going to hit him back.
Even if it does look like he hasn't eaten in a while.
- Charles Barkley

I wish there was a painter who could paint as well
as Ted Williams could hit.
- Jack Levine

Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb,
a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was.
- Art Buchwald

My theory of hitting was just to watch the ball as it came in and hit it.
- Tommy Lasorda

When you write something it has to hit the level that
you accept as being good.
- Will Champion

My biggest regret in life is that I didn't hit John
Denver in the mouth while I has the chance.
- Denis Leary

If I do hit that rope and do a hop, skip and a jump
and get up as high as I can,
I'm just going to hold my breath, because I know i'm
going to hear all kinds of scar tissue popping.
- Hulk Hogan

I broke my nose in gym when a ball hit me.
I took a girl to her debutante ball the next week wearing a tux and a big,
honking bandage.
Not the romantic night she had in mind.
- Wentworth Miller

But I'm more interested in why people are frightened
by Jaws and why Jaws was such a hit than saying Spielberg's my main influence.
- Damien Hirst

He who walks in the middle of the roads gets hit from both sides.
- George Schultz

Sometimes I just hit the keyboard in a way I'd like
the rhythm of the tracks to sound.
- Richard D. James

I have only one superstition...
Touch all the bases when I hit a home run.
- George Herman

Rural American families who depend on firewood to heat
their homes will be hit just as hard as those who use oil and natural gas.
- Richard Pombo

We used to call it recurrent airplay when someone had a hit.
- Michael Bolton

That day, my first day on the job, was September 11,
2001!
I was actually being recognized by Switzerland the
very day that the World Trade Center was hit.
- Mercer Reynolds

People who say, 'Let the chips fall where they may,'
usually figure they will not be hit by a chip.
- Bern Williams

We've got great fans that rock and roll won't have,
because you can have a one-hit record and country music used to,
not so much anymore and you have a fan forever.
- Tanya Tucker

Joe Torre would tell you to make sure you can hit the
ball on the outside part of the plate.
- Dale Murphy

The movie wasn't a hit, although it did well in Europe for some reason.
- Lee Hazlewood

I like to hit it downhill, that's the way I was taught to run.
- Jamal Lewis

By my third year of Law and Order, I was climbing the walls.
But you don't leave a hit show, especially when you
have a five-year contract.
- Chris Noth

I'm not a violent person and I don't hit people.
- Shannen Doherty

I have to shoot without any breaks.
I yell at Herzog and hit him.
I have to fight for every sequence.
I wish Herzog would catch the plague,
more than ever.
- Klaus Kinski

I couldn't hit an elephant's ass with a bull fiddle.
- Babe Zaharias

While playing golf today I hit two good balls.
I stepped on a rake.
- Henny Youngman

Bombs do not choose.
They will hit everything.
- Nikita Khrushchev

My doctor asked me how many golf balls I had hit in my career.
I'm lying there in bed calculating somewhere between
four and five million golf balls I had hit to do that on my body.
- Greg Norman

I don't love the world.
I think Jupiter should have hit us.
- Imogen Cunningham

I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt,
but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.
- Babe Ruth

You can tell when you're in a hit.
- Steve Guttenberg

I'm proud of the fact that I'm the only player to hit
a ball completely out of Dodger Stadium.
- Willie Stargell

I certainly did feel inferior.
Because of class.
Because of strength.
Because of height.
I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose,
I wouldn't have been a comic.
- Dudley Moore

Never have a club in your bag that you're afraid to hit.
- Tom Kite

You can't hit what you can't see.
- Walter Johnson

As much as it hurts, I would rather miss someone than hit someone.
- Brian Celio

We've got guys who aren't wrapping guys up...
No matter how hard you hit them, you've still got to wrap them up.
- Tony Dungy

Cyclists, I work with a number of cyclists.
They are great athletes; they are great aerobic athletes.
If you ask them to hit a baseball or golf ball,
they can't do that.
- Eric Heiden

I have to laugh internally when I'm asked in interviews
what nightspots I like to hit.
I just don't have answers...
so sometimes I make them up.
- Wentworth Miller

The unforgivable crime is soft hitting.
Do not hit at all if it can be avoided;
but never hit softly.
- Theodore Roosevelt


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