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Stevie Ray Vaughan quotes

You see, we are here, as far as I can tell, to help each other; our brothers, our sisters, our friends, our enemies. That is to help each other and not hurt each other.

What I am trying to get across to you; is please take of yourselves and those that you love; because that is what we are hear for, that's all we got, and that is all we can take with us. Are you with me?

Some of us can be examples about going ahead and growing, and some of us, unfortunately, don't make it there, and end up being examples because they had to die. I hit rock bottom, but thank God my bottom wasn't death.

I was taught to think the next week or month or year will only get better than it is today. So I just keep waiting to see how great it will get!

So, my big brother was playing guitar and I figured I'd try it too.

Lots of times I'll play lead and rhythm together.

The way I play, I go through a set in a year. So I put '58 Gibson Jumbo Bass frets on all my necks.

I hit rock bottom, but thank God my bottom wasn't death.

You know, there's a big lie in this business. The lie is that it's okay to go out in flames. But that doesn't do anybody much good. I may be wrong, but I think Hendrix was trying to come around.

And sometimes to help them we have got to help ourselves.

I wanted to play saxophone, but all I could get were a few squeaks.

Ya know, right now the most important thing in my life is to make sure you understand that, first of all I thank God I'm alive today, and I mean that. I spent too many years of my life thinking that the big party was the whole thing.

I actually wanted to be a drummer, but I didn't have any drums.

I'm just doing the best I can now to keep this going... trying to grow up and remain young at the same time.

I've been trying to grow up some myself, in my heart, and it's happening quick and I feel good about it, and I want that to come out in the music.

Jazz changes and all. But I don't know the names of what it is I'm doing.

Lonnie was ahead of his time, but at the same time he was right in there with Albert Collins's Cool Sounds.

The Marshall is supposed to be 200 watts, but mine's never worked right; it peaks out at 80.

The problem with taking amps to a shop is that they come back sounding like another amp.

The whole deal is when you walk onstage, you're up there bigger than life. People idolize you.