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Neil Peart quotes: If you choose not to decide you still have made a choice. If you choose not to decide you still have made a choice.
Neil Peart quotes: But glittering prizes and endless compromises shatter the illusion of integrity. But glittering prizes and endless compromises shatter the illusion of integrity.
Neil Peart quotes: For a person of my sensibility, you're only left with the Democratic party. For a person of my sensibility, you're only left with the Democratic party.
Neil Peart quotes: Getting through Lake Tahoe was already like L.A., with construction all over the place, Getting through Lake Tahoe was already like L.A., with construction all over the place,
Neil Peart quotes: You have to know when you're at the top of your particular mountain, I guess. Maybe not the summit, but as high as you can go. You have to know when you're at the top of your particular mountain, I guess. Maybe not the summit, but as high as you can go.
Neil Peart quotes: I think, in music, you're always hoping that you'll have a like-minded audience and that the music you like making will appeal to them, too. I think, in music, you're always hoping that you'll have a like-minded audience and that the music you like making will appeal to them, too.
Neil Peart quotes: Thoreau, At death, our friends and relatives either draw nearer to us, and are found out, or depart farther from us, and are forgotten. Thoreau, At death, our friends and relatives either draw nearer to us, and are found out, or depart farther from us, and are forgotten.
Neil Peart quotes: Too much attention and hoopla doesn't agree with my temperament. Too much attention and hoopla doesn't agree with my temperament.
Neil Peart quotes: If you want something done right, just forget it. If you want something done right, just forget it.
Neil Peart quotes: You can surrender without a prayer, but never really pray without surrender. You can fight without ever winning, but never ever win without a fight. You can surrender without a prayer, but never really pray without surrender. You can fight without ever winning, but never ever win without a fight.
Neil Peart quotes: Half the world hatesWhat half the world does every dayHalf the world waitsWhile half gets on with it anyway Half the world hates
What half the world does every day
Half the world waits
While half gets on with it anyway
Neil Peart quotes: You can twist perceptionreality wont budgeyou can raise objection I won2t be judge and jury You can twist perception
reality wont budge
you can raise objection
I won2t be judge and jury
Neil Peart quotes: No one gets to their heaven without a fight. No one gets to their heaven without a fight.
Neil Peart quotes: How can anybody be enlightened? Truth is after all so poorly lit How can anybody be enlightened?
Truth is after all so poorly lit
Neil Peart quotes: I'm a linear thinking agnostic, but not an atheist folks. I'm a linear thinking agnostic, but not an atheist folks.
Neil Peart quotes: Those who know what's best for us must rise and save us from ourselves. Those who know what's best for us must rise and save us from ourselves.
Neil Peart quotes: Everything in moderation, with occasional excess. Everything in moderation, with occasional excess.
Neil Peart quotes: A spirit with a vision is a dream with a mission. A spirit with a vision is a dream with a mission.
Neil Peart quotes: I remain the optimist: you just do your best and hope for the best. But it's an evolving state of mind. I remain the optimist: you just do your best and hope for the best. But it's an evolving state of mind.
Neil Peart quotes: Look in, look the storm in the eye. Look out, to the sea and the sky. Look around, at the sight and sound. Look in, look out, look around. Look in, look the storm in the eye. Look out, to the sea and the sky. Look around, at the sight and sound. Look in, look out, look around.
Neil Peart quotes: I'm still no good at ball-and-stick games. If I go play golf with the guys, it's intended to be a joke. I'm still no good at ball-and-stick games. If I go play golf with the guys, it's intended to be a joke.
Neil Peart quotes: From first to last, the peak is never passed. Something always fires the light that gets in your eyes. From first to last, the peak is never passed. Something always fires the light that gets in your eyes.
Neil Peart quotes: There is no blood in jazz drumming, and there are no bullies in jazz drumming. There is no blood in jazz drumming, and there are no bullies in jazz drumming.
Neil Peart quotes: I try not to repeat myself in fills in all the Rush songs unless it is something simple or something I feel is my own characteristic thing. I try not to repeat myself in fills in all the Rush songs unless it is something simple or something I feel is my own characteristic thing.
Neil Peart quotes: A quality of justice A quantity of light A particle of mercy Makes the color of right A quality of justice A quantity of light A particle of mercy Makes the color of right
Neil Peart quotes: Courageous convictions will drag the dream into existence. Courageous convictions will drag the dream into existence.
Neil Peart quotes: Innocence gave me confidence to go up against reality. Innocence gave me confidence to go up against reality.
Neil Peart quotes: Each of us, A CEll Of Awareness ... imperfect, and incomplete.Genetic blends, with uncertain ends. Each of us, A CEll Of Awareness ... imperfect, and incomplete.
Genetic blends, with uncertain ends.
Neil Peart quotes: Whatever is left behind in the passing of a rare talent, so much is always lost. Whatever is left behind in the passing of a rare talent, so much is always lost.
Neil Peart quotes: All this machinery making modern music can still be open-hearted. Not so boldly charted, it's really just a question of your honesty. All this machinery making modern music can still be open-hearted. Not so boldly charted, it's really just a question of your honesty.
Neil Peart quotes: Half the world cries Half the world laughs Half the world tries To be the other half Half the world cries Half the world laughs Half the world tries To be the other half
Neil Peart quotes: When Mr. Ludwig invented the bass-drum pedal, that's what made the drum set possible. When Mr. Ludwig invented the bass-drum pedal, that's what made the drum set possible.
Neil Peart quotes: I watched a storm pass to the north, trailing veils of dark rain. I watched a storm pass to the north, trailing veils of dark rain.
Neil Peart quotes: It's always a happy day when YYZ appears on our luggage tags. It's always a happy day when YYZ appears on our luggage tags.
Neil Peart quotes: I'm less comfortable in a gregarious social situation, and you can be introverted and still share everything. It just means that you're guarded. I'm less comfortable in a gregarious social situation, and you can be introverted and still share everything. It just means that you're guarded.
Neil Peart quotes: No changes are permanent, but change is. No changes are permanent, but change is.
Neil Peart quotes: The tarot card 'The Tower' seemed a chilling reflection of the events of September 11, 2001. The tarot card 'The Tower' seemed a chilling reflection of the events of September 11, 2001.
Neil Peart quotes: Perils of solitude #1: People talk to you. I'd rather listen. Perils of solitude #1: People talk to you. I'd rather listen.
Neil Peart quotes: Ignorance and prejudice and fear go hand in hand Ignorance and prejudice and fear go hand in hand
Neil Peart quotes: The government's only functions are to protect the rights of the individual; therefore, you need a police force and an army. The government's only functions are to protect the rights of the individual; therefore, you need a police force and an army.
Neil Peart quotes: Better the pride that resides as a citizen of the world than a pride that divides when a colorful rag is unfurled Better the pride that resides as a citizen of the world than a pride that divides when a colorful rag is unfurled
Neil Peart quotes: Stamina is the force that drives the drumming; it's not really a sprint. Stamina is the force that drives the drumming; it's not really a sprint.
Neil Peart quotes: Only a mediocre man is always at his best, Only a mediocre man is always at his best,
Neil Peart quotes: Even as a kid, I never wanted to be famous; I wanted to be good. Even as a kid, I never wanted to be famous; I wanted to be good.
Neil Peart quotes: And the men who hold high places must be the ones who start to mold a new reality closer to the heart. And the men who hold high places must be the ones who start to mold a new reality closer to the heart.
Neil Peart quotes: When I'm riding my motorcycle, I'm glad to be alive. When I stop riding my motorcycle, I'm glad to be alive. When I'm riding my motorcycle, I'm glad to be alive. When I stop riding my motorcycle, I'm glad to be alive.
Neil Peart quotes: Let your heart be the anchor and the beat of your song. Let your heart be the anchor and the beat of your song.
Neil Peart quotes: As crises came up later on - "Oh, we have to compromise, and the record company wants to do this," I'd be like, "No, I don't have to." As crises came up later on - "Oh, we have to compromise, and the record company wants to do this," I'd be like, "No, I don't have to."
Neil Peart quotes: Dedicated to the future, with honor to the past. Dedicated to the future, with honor to the past.
Neil Peart quotes: I still totally believe in individual rights and individual responsibility and in choosing to do good. I still totally believe in individual rights and individual responsibility and in choosing to do good.
Neil Peart quotes: People don't realize the limitations of 200 words, and the way they get chiselled down into a song that has to be sung. People don't realize the limitations of 200 words, and the way they get chiselled down into a song that has to be sung.
Neil Peart quotes: The ones we wish could hear us have heard it all before. The ones we wish could hear us have heard it all before.
Neil Peart quotes: Your soul is stained with the blood of the innocent, feel their pain Your soul is stained with the blood of the innocent, feel their pain
Neil Peart quotes: Do yourself a favor. Don't ever say to me, 'Everything happens for a reason.' Do yourself a favor. Don't ever say to me, 'Everything happens for a reason.'
Neil Peart quotes: I love jokes as much as anyone, but I don't want to hear my snail jokes every day. But I might want to hear a good song every day. I love jokes as much as anyone, but I don't want to hear my snail jokes every day. But I might want to hear a good song every day.
Neil Peart quotes: When I started playing, I played in R&B bands. I played James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding and all that. When I started playing, I played in R&B bands. I played James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding and all that.
Neil Peart quotes: Was the deep, cold distinction between fantasy and reality: No consequences. Was the deep, cold distinction between fantasy and reality: No consequences.
Neil Peart quotes: I sang the hymns, and I read the Bible stories, but I was always perplexed, like, 'Really? Jesus wants you for a sunbeam? For a what?' I sang the hymns, and I read the Bible stories, but I was always perplexed, like, 'Really? Jesus wants you for a sunbeam? For a what?'
Neil Peart quotes: All the world's indeed a stage And we are merely players Performers and portrayers Each another's audience outside the gilded cage All the world's indeed a stage
And we are merely players
Performers and portrayers
Each another's audience outside the gilded cage
Neil Peart quotes: We're only immortal for a limited time. We're only immortal for a limited time.
Neil Peart quotes: You can't get wise with sleep still in your eyes no matter what your dream might be. You can't get wise with sleep still in your eyes no matter what your dream might be.
Neil Peart quotes: If I do something weird, play it twice and it's a new part. If I do something weird, play it twice and it's a new part.
Neil Peart quotes: Quick to judge, quick to anger, slow to understand ... prejudice, fear and ignorance walk hand-in-hand. Quick to judge, quick to anger, slow to understand ... prejudice, fear and ignorance walk hand-in-hand.
Neil Peart quotes: I think everything I do has Howard Roark [hero of The Fountainhead] in it, you know, as much as anything. The person I write for is Howard Roark. I think everything I do has Howard Roark [hero of The Fountainhead] in it, you know, as much as anything. The person I write for is Howard Roark.
Neil Peart quotes: From the point of ignition. To the final drive. The point of the journey is not to arrive. From the point of ignition.
To the final drive.
The point of the journey is not to arrive.
Neil Peart quotes: Geddy once joked, 'You're the only guy I know who rehearses to rehearse! Geddy once joked, 'You're the only guy I know who rehearses to rehearse!
Neil Peart quotes: Lessons taught but never learned, all around us anger burns. Guide the future by the past. Long ago the mould was cast. Lessons taught but never learned, all around us anger burns. Guide the future by the past. Long ago the mould was cast.
Neil Peart quotes: It seems to me that's the only way you can have a truly creative aggregate of people is if they're all contributing in different ways. It seems to me that's the only way you can have a truly creative aggregate of people is if they're all contributing in different ways.
Neil Peart quotes: Live for yourself there's no one else more worth living for. Live for yourself there's no one else more worth living for.
Neil Peart quotes: Rudimental snare work is something I've always loved. Rudimental snare work is something I've always loved.
Neil Peart quotes: I'd be very honored to be the ambassador to drum solos. I'd be very honored to be the ambassador to drum solos.
Neil Peart quotes: I have come to believe that anger and grudges are burning embers in the heart ... I have come to believe that anger and grudges are burning embers in the heart ...
Neil Peart quotes: To me, drum soloing is like doing a marathon and solving equations at the same time. To me, drum soloing is like doing a marathon and solving equations at the same time.
Neil Peart quotes: One likes to believe in the freedom of music. One likes to believe in the freedom of music.
Neil Peart quotes: I'm learning all the time. I'm evolving all the time as a human being. I'm getting better, I hope, in all of the important ways. I'm learning all the time. I'm evolving all the time as a human being. I'm getting better, I hope, in all of the important ways.
Neil Peart quotes: Hay farms, scrub forest, and some bald-looking areas of Hay farms, scrub forest, and some bald-looking areas of
Neil Peart quotes: Like a force of natureLove can fade with the stars at dawn. Like a force of nature
Love can fade with the stars at dawn.
Neil Peart quotes: Throw off those chains of reason and your prison disappears. Throw off those chains of reason and your prison disappears.
Neil Peart quotes: Adventures suck when you're having them. Adventures suck when you're having them.
Neil Peart quotes: Playing a three-hour Rush show is like running a marathon while solving equations. Playing a three-hour Rush show is like running a marathon while solving equations.
Neil Peart quotes: If you've got a problem, take it out on a drum. If you've got a problem, take it out on a drum.