43 Total Quotes

Vince Gill Quotes

When all is said and done the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Vince Gill
#American Musician #Character

Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Vince Gill
#American Musician #Character

Let's Make Sure We Kiss Goodbye,
Vince Gill
#Goodbye

[Gill also related how, in a fit of anger against Gibson, Monroe took a pocketknife and gouged out the company's nameplate.] That's the beauty of this mandolin, ... It's the Holy Grail. Most musicians think it's in the New Testament. And it ought to be.
Vince Gill
#Anger

It blew my mind that nobody would come and see those kids play. One of the greatest attractions for me was the purity of the game they played. ... Guys who were just playing ball and having a good time before they go on to get jobs like the rest of us.
Vince Gill
#Kids

Musicians know that this area has been an amazing hotbed for singers and players.
Vince Gill
#Musicians

It's so hard to defeat perceptions. I feel like whenever you have the opportunity, you take it and show people what it is that you do.
Vince Gill
#Defeat

That's the one thing that is really timeless is the songs. The artistry, the popularity of the artistry, that's going to come and go.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

And from my place, and from the time that I went through my divorce, I also had my father pass away in the middle of all that. And it kind of made everything else just kind of like the back burner, you know.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

And just, once again, the connection there that was kind of rare was - it was - it felt - everything felt familiar, you know, when I met Amy.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

But you know the thing that I thing oftentimes gets ignored and neglected is there was 10 or 12 years of life before I met Amy and before she met me, where you know, whatever happened was probably going to happen some day.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I am not struggling. What I do, it is what I do.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I am responsible for me. I can kind of take care of what I need to do and should do what I like to do.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I can sit and analyze everything and beat myself up and say you don't quite sing as good as you used to, you're writing better songs maybe than you used to, but to me it's just the journey.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I do not like being famous. I like being normal.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I formally proposed. I'm a good Southern gentleman.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I had just lost my dad and I remembered all the songs we used to go and hear at concerts, and the records around the house and sometimes we'd play together.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I made records in the past that are as traditional as any other country records that have been made, but at the same time the records have a contemporary slant on it too.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I mean, look at her. Any idiot, you know, would quite taken with Amy.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I still have to play the solos and do the things that I do on my records, I still put in the work. I think that it's more lonely, and it's hard.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

I've always been more drawn to being normal than being famous.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

It is easy to react if everything is going great.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

It is harder to fail than it is to succeed because most people are going to watch you do is to react to what you've accomplished.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

It is not fun singing about losing somebody like that, but at the same time it was easy to write because the memories were so real and vivid and so much a part of who I am.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

It is not that I don't like contemporary country music because I do. I love it. I have recorded a lot and have had great success recording records that have not been very traditional country records.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

It really does take a lot of time to make records, to be in the studio and do all that stuff.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

My Dad says I've made a name for myself and now I can pull back and appreciate what I do instead of striving to get to my next gig.
Vince Gill
#American Musician

My last two records that I made were both quite pointed in one direction and I think I do my best stuff when it's all over the map, when there's a couple traditional things, a couple pretty rocking things.
Vince Gill
#American Musician