Louis Armstrong : Best Quotes

Louis Armstrong : Best Quotes

Quotes about Louis Armstrong (78 quotes)

  • “What we play is life.”
  • “Musicians don’t retire; they stop when there’s no more music in them.”
  • “To jazz, or not to jazz, there is no question!”
  • “The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician.”
  • “All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song.”
  • “We all do ‘do, re, mi,’ but you have got to find the other notes yourself.”
  • “If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.”
  • “There’s only two ways to sum up music; either it’s good or it’s bad. If it’s good you don’t mess about it, you just enjoy it.”
  • “Never play a thing the same way twice.”
  • “You blows who you is.”

If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.” -Louis Armstrong |  Jazz quotes, Good music quotes, Jazz music quotes

  • “When you’re with another tea smoker it makes you feel a special kinship,”
  • “Each man has his own music bubbling up inside him.”
  • “White folks still in the lead.”
  • “We don’t play slow and we don’t play fast, we play half fast”
  • “Music is either good or bad, and it’s got to be learned. You got to have balance.”
  • “It ain’t whatcha say, it’s the way howcha say it.”
  • “Not too slow, not too fast. Kind of like half-fast.”
  • “If ya ain’t got it in ya, ya can’t blow it out.”
  • “Don’t do nothing halfway, else you find yourself dropping more than can be picked up.”
  • “Music is life itself. What would this world be without good music? No matter what kind it is.”

Alex Louis Armstrong Quotes. QuotesGram

  • “You’ve got to be good or as bad as the devil.”
  • “At first it was just a misdemeanor, but then you lost the “mis-de” and you just got meaner and meaner.”
  • “Each man has his own music bubbling up inside him.”
  • “When you’re dead, you’re done.”
  • “You got to love to be able to play.”
  • “Love is talkative passion.”


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