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Neil Diamond Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Neil Diamond.

I don't like all of the music to be serious and deadly.
- Neil Diamond

Songs are life in 80 words or less.
- Neil Diamond

I still need practice in enjoying the fruits of success.
- Neil Diamond

I think probably Australians have just a little more taste than most people.
- Neil Diamond

 

Songwritng is what I do.
- Neil Diamond

When you're on a merry-go-round, you miss a lot of the scenery.
- Neil Diamond

I'm lucky.
Hard work is the key, but luck plays a part.
- Neil Diamond

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Performing is the easiest part of what I do,
and songwriting is the hardest.
- Neil Diamond

No, I majored in biology, in a pre-med program.
- Neil Diamond

I've always thought of music as something which gives
the words their flight and their wings and the music often comes first,
although sometimes I'll have a concept,
a title idea, a lyric idea that I want to write and
the lyric will come first.
- Neil Diamond

Chelsea Morning is a great Joni Mitchell song and I
guess I'm partial to her lyrics because they show me
a slightly different perspective on life.
- Neil Diamond

Songwriting is different from music,
although I don't deny now that it would be nice to
have a little more background in music theory.
- Neil Diamond

It's very difficult for me to say 'I love you' but
to sing 'I love you' for me is easier.
- Neil Diamond

I've looked at photographs of myself during concerts
and it sometimes looks as if I'm in a fencing move,
with a guitar in my hands instead of a sword.
- Neil Diamond

There's a mystery to writing, and you don't really
know where most of it comes from.
- Neil Diamond

Because my musical training has been limited,
I've never been restricted by what technical musicians might call a song.
- Neil Diamond

The main objective in any song, the songs that I write,
has always been that it reflect the way I feel,
that it touch me when I'm finished with it,
that it moves me, that it can take me along with it
and involve me in what its saying.
- Neil Diamond

If it can affect me, if it has meaning to me,
if I feel I can do it well, I will do it and record
it and thats why I recorded these songs.
- Neil Diamond

Song Sung Blue took a lot of compressing and refining,
and it has one of my favorite lyrics.
- Neil Diamond

Brooklyn is not the easiest place to grow up in,
although I wouldn't change that experience for anything.
- Neil Diamond

I came back to performing with a different attitude
about performing and myself.
I wasn't expecting perfection any more,
just hoping for an occasional inspiration.
- Neil Diamond

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

We are most like God when we forgive.
- Anonymous

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation
for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
- Anonymous

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

Time expands like a brightly colored balloon
when it is filled with joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Like a Dolphin, I am Graceful, Powerful, and Compassionate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like an Owl, I am Alert, Patient, and Objective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I like the silent church before the service begins,
better than any preaching.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Like a Cat, I am Independent, Patient, Alert, and Decisive.
When the time is right, I pounce on opportunity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

"Be like me" is not a Golden Rule.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

"I can forgive, but I cannot forget,"
is only another way of saying, I will not forgive.
Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note -
torn in two, and burned up,
so that it never can be shown against one.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Like a Butterfly, I have been Reborn
with Bold Colors and Strong Wings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
- Khalil Gibran

Like an Eagle, I Soar High Above the Troubles of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

The unknown is like the darkness of a cave -
it can be illuminated by the brief light
of one adventurer's small candle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In your days - things like this happen to you...
You get a tap, a nudge, a gentle shake,
and life whispers to you, "I know you're tired -
but I don't want you to miss this."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Like a Rose, I Thrive -
Blessed With Both My Thorns and My Blooms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

Act the way you'd like to be
and soon you'll be the way you act.
- Leonard Cohen

Like a Manatee, I am Peaceful, Respectful,
Gentle, Kind, and Self-Healing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.


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