William Christopher Handy Quotes

Top 16 wise famous quotes and sayings by William Christopher Handy

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William Christopher Handy quotes: You'll never miss the water 'til the well runs dry. You'll never miss the water 'til the well runs dry.
William Christopher Handy quotes: I think America concedes that true American music has sprung from the Negro. I think America concedes that true American music has sprung from the Negro.
William Christopher Handy quotes: Life is something like a trumpet. If you don't put anything in, you won't get anything out. Life is something like a trumpet. If you don't put anything in, you won't get anything out.
William Christopher Handy quotes: Nature was my kindergarten. Nature was my kindergarten.
William Christopher Handy quotes: My big ears indicated a talent for music. This thrilled me. My big ears indicated a talent for music. This thrilled me.
William Christopher Handy quotes: Life is like a trumpet - if you don't put anything into it, you don't get anything out of it. Life is like a trumpet - if you don't put anything into it, you don't get anything out of it.
William Christopher Handy quotes: Saving was slow and painful. Saving was slow and painful.
William Christopher Handy quotes: With a guitar I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds. With a guitar I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds.
William Christopher Handy quotes: You can never tell what's in a woman's mind,And if she's from Harlem, there's no use o' tryin You can never tell what's in a woman's mind,
And if she's from Harlem, there's no use o' tryin
William Christopher Handy quotes: I knew the whistle of each of the river boats on the Tennessee. I knew the whistle of each of the river boats on the Tennessee.
William Christopher Handy quotes: The blues - the sound of a sinner on revival day. The blues - the sound of a sinner on revival day.
William Christopher Handy quotes: I hate to see the evening sun go down. I hate to see the evening sun go down.
William Christopher Handy quotes: Sometimes I feel like nothin,' somethin' throwed away,Somethin' throwed away.And then I get my guitar, play the blues all day. Sometimes I feel like nothin,' somethin' throwed away,
Somethin' throwed away.
And then I get my guitar, play the blues all day.
William Christopher Handy quotes: Where the Tennessee River, like a silver snake, winds her way through the clay hills of Alabama, sits high on these hills, my home town, Florence. Where the Tennessee River, like a silver snake, winds her way through the clay hills of Alabama, sits high on these hills, my home town, Florence.
William Christopher Handy quotes: You've got to appreciate the things that come from the art of the Negro and from the heart of the man farthest down. You've got to appreciate the things that come from the art of the Negro and from the heart of the man farthest down.
William Christopher Handy quotes: Setting my mind on a musical instrument was like falling in love. All the world seemed bright and changed. Setting my mind on a musical instrument was like falling in love. All the world seemed bright and changed.