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Miles Davis Quotes

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Miles Davis

1926 - 1991
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"A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it."
"Do not fear mistakes. There are none."
"Don't play what's there, play what's not there."
"For me, music and life are all about style."
"I never thought that the music called "jazz" was ever meant to reach just a small group of people, or become a museum thing locked under glass like all other dead things that were once considered artistic."
"I'm always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning . . . Every day I find something creative to do with my life."
"If you understood everything I say, you'd be me!"
"Jazz music has got to have that thing. You have to be born with it. You can't even buy it. If you could buy it, they'd have it at the next Newport festival."

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