James Johnson Quotes


8 James Johnson quotes:



"At a very early age I began to thump on the piano alone, and it was not long before I was able to pick out a few tunes. I also learned the names of the notes in both clefs, but I preferred not be hampered by notes."
"O Black and unknown bards of long ago,/ How came your lips to touch the sacred fire?"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"Young man, young man, your arm's too short to box with God."
"The final measure of the greatness of all peoples is the amount and standard of the literature and all they have produced. The world does not know that a people is great until that people produces great literature and art."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Greatness Quotes
"Labor is the fabled magician's wand, the philosophers stone, and the cap of good fortune."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives it most distinctive characteristics."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Nothing great or enduring, especially in music, has ever sprung full-fledged and unprecedented from the brain of any master; the best he gives to the world he gathers from the hearts of the people, and runs it through the alembic of his genius."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"They are letting down people all over the country leaving workers in England exposed to health dangers,"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Danger Quotes



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