Here are some of my personal favs.
"Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans..." -- John Lennon
"A mind is like a parachute. It only works when it's open." -- unknown
"Love is something that happens to people who never give up no matter how much pain they have been put through." -- unknown
"The first question
I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think
it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason."
-- John Cage
"All is fair in love and digital audio." -- Roger Nichols
the advent of digital editing in mind)
Musician to engineer: "Hey man, how was that?"
Engineer's reply: "It sucks. Come on in!" -- Ed Cherney
I told ya, and you read these anyway, didn't you? It's only for
"Wise man enjoy all life's flavors." -- Confucius
"The whole music business in the United States is based on numbers, based on unit sales, and not on quality. It's not based on beauty, it's based on hype, and it's based on cocaine. It's based on giving presents of large packages of dollars to play records on the air." -- Frank Zappa
"All right, brain, I don't like you and you don't like me - so let's just do this and I'll get back to killing you with beer." -- Homer Simpson
"Ooh ooh ooh! There's my scar!" - Eric Warzecha's cute neighbor friend
"24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence?" -- Stephen Wright
"Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but different each time." -- Ornette Coleman
"I understand the word 'too' and the word 'sexy,' but put them together and it's just gibberish to me." -- Elliot, Just Shoot Me
"Hapiness isn't hapiness without a violin playing goat" -- Anna Scott (Julia Roberts), Notting Hill
This includes my two favorite NYC stories,
The Bridges of New York City and
Coming Back to Queens (Ballad of the In-Laws)