James Taylor Quotes

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James Taylor quotes: I can take criticisms but not compliments. I can take criticisms but not compliments.
James Taylor quotes: Try not to try to hard, it's just a lovely ride;) Try not to try to hard, it's just a lovely ride;)
James Taylor quotes: People have used my songs and guitar style to teach guitar for a long time. People have used my songs and guitar style to teach guitar for a long time.
James Taylor quotes: I'm looking forward to being able to retire from being a public figure and being able to afford to be myself! I'm looking forward to being able to retire from being a public figure and being able to afford to be myself!
James Taylor quotes: Knowing when to quit is probably a very important thing, but I just am not ready. Knowing when to quit is probably a very important thing, but I just am not ready.
James Taylor quotes: Though the body sleeps, the heart will never rest. Though the body sleeps, the heart will never rest.
James Taylor quotes: I was in chemical jail. I was in chemical jail.
James Taylor quotes: I think that we're all totally isolated beings and always will be. I think that we're all totally isolated beings and always will be.
James Taylor quotes: I find it a lot healthier for me to be someplace where I can go outside in my bare feet. I find it a lot healthier for me to be someplace where I can go outside in my bare feet.
James Taylor quotes: I started being a songwriter pretending I could do it, and it turned out I could. I started being a songwriter pretending I could do it, and it turned out I could.
James Taylor quotes: Songwriting is too mysterious and uncontrolled a process for me to direct it towards any one thing. Songwriting is too mysterious and uncontrolled a process for me to direct it towards any one thing.
James Taylor quotes: I don't build no heathen temples, where the Lord has done laid a hand. There's a well on the hill, let it be. I don't build no heathen temples, where the Lord has done laid a hand. There's a well on the hill, let it be.
James Taylor quotes: I had a very moral upbringing, and spiritual in a sort of not very specific way. I had a very moral upbringing, and spiritual in a sort of not very specific way.
James Taylor quotes: Ireland, Italy and Brazil are the most musical places for me. They're extremely musical cultures and anything you pitch they basically catch. Ireland, Italy and Brazil are the most musical places for me. They're extremely musical cultures and anything you pitch they basically catch.
James Taylor quotes: I don't read music. I don't write it. So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself. I don't read music. I don't write it. So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself.
James Taylor quotes: Shower the people you love with love. Shower the people you love with love.
James Taylor quotes: I don't play the kind of music that works in a football stadium. I don't play the kind of music that works in a football stadium.
James Taylor quotes: I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music. I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music.
James Taylor quotes: It's true that I can write a song and not really be sure what the meaning of it is. It's true that I can write a song and not really be sure what the meaning of it is.
James Taylor quotes: I sometimes wonder how many of these lifetime achievement awards you can accept before you have to do the decent thing and die. I sometimes wonder how many of these lifetime achievement awards you can accept before you have to do the decent thing and die.
James Taylor quotes: We could never have guessed We were already blessed where we are ... We could never have guessed
We were already blessed
where we are ...
James Taylor quotes: Fortunately, it doesn't seem to have made a lot of difference to my audience that I'm as bald as a billiard ball! Fortunately, it doesn't seem to have made a lot of difference to my audience that I'm as bald as a billiard ball!
James Taylor quotes: What I've always done as an entertainer is try to come up with things that people will find interesting, or compelling, or humorous. What I've always done as an entertainer is try to come up with things that people will find interesting, or compelling, or humorous.
James Taylor quotes: I don't take compliments very easily. I think most musicians suffer from low self-esteem to some extent. I don't take compliments very easily. I think most musicians suffer from low self-esteem to some extent.
James Taylor quotes: Don't be sad cause your sun is down, the night doesn't need your sorrow. Don't be sad cause the light is gone, just keep your mind on tomorrow. Don't be sad cause your sun is down, the night doesn't need your sorrow. Don't be sad cause the light is gone, just keep your mind on tomorrow.
James Taylor quotes: Baby booty, juicy fruity, truck stop cutie, road side beauty, I'm in love with you. Baby booty, juicy fruity, truck stop cutie, road side beauty, I'm in love with you.
James Taylor quotes: If you feel like singing along, don't. If you feel like singing along, don't.
James Taylor quotes: I tend to write out the first iteration of a lyric here and then go over here and make variations on it, on the page opposite. I tend to write out the first iteration of a lyric here and then go over here and make variations on it, on the page opposite.
James Taylor quotes: I don't find the songs; they find me. I just strum my guitar and wait for a lyric to come. I don't find the songs; they find me. I just strum my guitar and wait for a lyric to come.
James Taylor quotes: If I were to try to identify a turning point I'd say that was it - getting clean. If I were to try to identify a turning point I'd say that was it - getting clean.
James Taylor quotes: That's the motivation of an artist - to seek attention of some kind. That's the motivation of an artist - to seek attention of some kind.
James Taylor quotes: Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not. Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not.
James Taylor quotes: I was a functional addict. I was a functional addict.
James Taylor quotes: I know now one thing only matters in these days ... true love ... love and love alone. I know now one thing only matters in these days ... true love ... love and love alone.
James Taylor quotes: Winter, spring, summer, or fall, all you gotta do is call, and I'll be there, 'cause you've got a friend. Winter, spring, summer, or fall, all you gotta do is call, and I'll be there, 'cause you've got a friend.
James Taylor quotes: It's the nature of human consciousness to look for trouble constantly, and we find it. We find it. It's the nature of human consciousness to look for trouble constantly, and we find it. We find it.
James Taylor quotes: Somehow it helps just to take something that's internal and externalize it, to see it in front of you. Somehow it helps just to take something that's internal and externalize it, to see it in front of you.
James Taylor quotes: Never give up, never slow down, never grow old and never ever die young. Never give up, never slow down, never grow old and never ever die young.
James Taylor quotes: It's probably foolish to expect relationships to go on forever and to say that because something only lasts 10 years, it's a failure. It's probably foolish to expect relationships to go on forever and to say that because something only lasts 10 years, it's a failure.
James Taylor quotes: There'll come a writing phase where you have to defend the time, unplug the phone and put in the hours to get it done. There'll come a writing phase where you have to defend the time, unplug the phone and put in the hours to get it done.
James Taylor quotes: Certain things in life are more important than the usual crap that everyone strives for. Certain things in life are more important than the usual crap that everyone strives for.
James Taylor quotes: I believe musicians have a duty, a responsibility to reach out, to share your love or pain with others. I believe musicians have a duty, a responsibility to reach out, to share your love or pain with others.
James Taylor quotes: I think there's probably a God-shaped hole in everybody's being. Even if God only exists in people's minds, He's still a force. I think there's probably a God-shaped hole in everybody's being. Even if God only exists in people's minds, He's still a force.
James Taylor quotes: The Beatles were a phenomenon, but they were also ordinary blokes like anyone else. I was lucky enough to see that side. The Beatles were a phenomenon, but they were also ordinary blokes like anyone else. I was lucky enough to see that side.
James Taylor quotes: If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you. If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you.
James Taylor quotes: Whenever I see your smiling face, I have to smile myself, because I love you, yes I do. Whenever I see your smiling face, I have to smile myself, because I love you, yes I do.
James Taylor quotes: I enjoy selling my music. I don't enjoy selling myself. I enjoy selling my music. I don't enjoy selling myself.
James Taylor quotes: The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time. The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.
James Taylor quotes: The relationship, the marriage, the commitment, the partnership ... This is the holy ground. The relationship, the marriage, the commitment, the partnership ... This is the holy ground.
James Taylor quotes: The Test arena is a place I have been desperate to get back to, it is the pinnacle of the sport The Test arena is a place I have been desperate to get back to, it is the pinnacle of the sport
James Taylor quotes: I don't think anyone really says anything new. I don't think anyone really says anything new.
James Taylor quotes: Turn away from your animal kind, try to leave your body, just to live in your mind. Turn away from your animal kind, try to leave your body, just to live in your mind.
James Taylor quotes: A concert is always like a feast day to me. A concert is always like a feast day to me.
James Taylor quotes: I'm glad that I still have the ability to tour in Europe. I do love it. I'm glad that I still have the ability to tour in Europe. I do love it.
James Taylor quotes: I told you that I love you, I was only telling a lie. I'll be long gone come the crack of dawn and I believe the word is goodbye. I told you that I love you, I was only telling a lie. I'll be long gone come the crack of dawn and I believe the word is goodbye.
James Taylor quotes: I can't thank you enough for showing up. It's not the same without you. I can't thank you enough for showing up. It's not the same without you.