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Luther Allison Quotes and Sayings
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I want to play in a place people want to hear me.
- Luther Allison

Before I left, I opened a lot of doors for a lot of
people to play the blues.
- Luther Allison

When I got to Chicago I had to find my way.
- Luther Allison

I mean, look how many musicians have come through and played beside me,
and I'm workin' and they're not.
- Luther Allison

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I had the qualifications, but I was not chosen.
- Luther Allison

I don't want to be in some big beautiful place that nobody want me,
because I play the blues.
- Luther Allison

I've been waiting for that bright sunshine to show
up and shine in my back door someday.
- Luther Allison


 

But let's face it, I still have to look at my self
and look at the things I've done down the stretch.
- Luther Allison

Well, I've had to deal with everything in my life...
leavin' the family, learnin' what not and what to do.
- Luther Allison

But there was not a job that could say that Luther
Allison didn't do his job.
- Luther Allison

But you know, I still had a dream of being able to go back home and tour.
- Luther Allison

We played the same thing in Europe we played in the States.
- Luther Allison

I think I'm the most positive guy still going in my generation,
and I'm out there to prove that.
- Luther Allison

But I did that, and I created another blues scene,
another something I can sing about.
- Luther Allison

Me being a skinny guy, I could crawl into the steel pit.
- Luther Allison

But my big thing was always the blues.
- Luther Allison

Well, I first started going to Europe in the late '70s.
- Luther Allison

Buddy Guy finally got a break and made it.
And Buddy Guy deserves it.
- Luther Allison

I focused on how these people became how they were.
- Luther Allison

But I never had that commercial opportunity to be played on the radio,
so how could I be popular?
- Luther Allison

I have as much input to the blues; I just never got the chance,
the opportunity or maybe the respect.
- Luther Allison

I want people to recognize Luther Allison when I play.
- Luther Allison

So I cut out all the drinkin' and hangin' out and stuff like that early on.
- Luther Allison

The blues is the foundation, and it's got to carry the top.
The other part of the scene, the rock 'n' roll and the jazz,
are the walls of the blues.
- Luther Allison

In the States, it takes you a lifetime just to get
from Chicago's South Side to the West Side.
- Luther Allison

And I can do the rock clubs if I have to.
- Luther Allison

What I want to do, is play music for somebody who believe in me.
- Luther Allison

In the blues, it just takes so long for us to get recognized.
- Luther Allison

I look in music magazines now and see things on Luther Allison,
and my name's getting out there more,
thanks to all the good people at Alligator Records
and at my management company.
- Luther Allison

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton PHOTO

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.
It is the belief that God will do what is right.
- Max Lucado

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

Know that you can have whatever you want,
when you ask from a compassionate heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Prayer is not asking for what you think you want,
but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine.
- Kathleen Norris

Success is a state of mind.
If you want success,
start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

We can do anything we want to
if we stick to it long enough.
- Helen Keller

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

You can do what you want to do.
- David Thomas

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar


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