T Bone Burnett Quotes

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T Bone Burnett Quotes

We live in an age lit by lightnin; after the flash, were blind again.
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If it is true that we have a personal relationship with God, then that's enough for me.

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Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business, probably everything in all the United States or in all of western civilization, is about competition.

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It's also ironic that in the old days of tape and tape hiss and vinyl records and surface noise, we were always trying to get records louder and louder to overcome that.

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At different times in my life I met God from a different point of view.

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I figured out early on what I wanted to do.

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My original idea was to produce and not make records myself.

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We live in an age lit by lightnin'; after the flash, we're blind again.

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The essence of show business is, if you see a tight-rope walker go across a tight rope, everybody claps. But, if you see him wobble, everybody gasps.

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[Bob] Dylan began to incorporate things into that scene that were controversial then. He got shouted at in Newport when he played electric guitar, for instance. There was a certain purity that was sought among those people.

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My advice for young people is that, if you want to be a musician, the thing to do is practice eight hours a day.

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I don't want to make music for people who don't care about music.

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The hallmark of an artist is generosity.

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The internet has surrounded television and turned television into an art form.

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Probably the deepest use of music and of art is to create conscience.

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For centuries, everything was taught through music. History was taught through music; language and mathematics were taught through music.

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Music, for centuries and centuries, was used to teach everything. It was used to teach language, mathematics, history. The news was music. Everything traveled by song. It was used to teach ethics. It was used to create conscience, probably more than anything.

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