17 Total Quotes

Miles Davis Quotes

Miles Davis
For me, music and life are all about style.
Miles Davis
#American Musician #Life

Miles Davis
I never thought that the music called "jazz" was ever meant to reach just a small group of people, or become a museum thing locked under glass like all other dead things that were once considered artistic.
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#Jazz

Miles Davis
The thing to judge in any jazz artist is, does the man project and does he have ideas.
Miles Davis
#American Musician

Miles Davis
Do not fear mistakes. There are none.
Miles Davis
#American Musician

Miles Davis
Don't play what's there, play what's not there.
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#American Musician

Miles Davis
A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it.
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#American Musician #Man

Miles Davis
It's always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I don't know where it comes from, it's just there and I don't question it.
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#American Musician

Miles Davis
I'll play it first and tell you what it is later.
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#American Musician

Miles Davis
I was minding my own business when something says to me, ""you ought to blow trumpet."" I have just been trying ever since.
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#Business

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If you understood everything I say, you'd be me!
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#American Musician

Miles Davis
I'm always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning... Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
Miles Davis
#American Musician

Miles Davis
I'll play it and tell you what it is later.
Miles Davis
#American Musician

Miles Davis
Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself.
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#American Musician

Miles Davis
You can dominate a game if you dominate on the line... We're just going to have to go out there and work hard and blow people off the ball, and let our runners do what they do best.
Miles Davis
#American Musician