Danny Gokey Quotes
I have a mission, and that's to help people. That's what I want my music to do.
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Every time - well, not every time, but in celebration of a great review or a great accolade, I take the team of Daniel to Katz's Deli for lunch. We take the trip on the subway, we were like 40 or 50 people, and we go in the back room and have a pastrami sandwich.
Some people thought I'd be on the PGA Tour, that I'd win tournaments, play in majors, contend in majors, win majors. I thought they were crazy.
The priesthood is a marriage. People often start by falling in love, and they go on for years without realizing that love must change into some other love which is so unlike it that it can hardly be recognized as love at all.
What I find so interesting about people is the choices they make, and how that effects their behavior, their sense of self and their relationships.
I listen to crazy, robust rock music where they sing their faces off, and soul music, which can be similar.
Young kids should be doing music that has shock value. They'll grow out of it.
If I'm not putting out music, I'mma be producing for everybody. I got an artist named Mike Slice. He's nice, and he's real good. I'm doing a bunch of production for all the artists in the industry because I'm as much as a producer as I am an artist.
I'm just observing. I don't ever want people to think I'm preaching at them or wearing them out.
What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities.
R. Buckminster Fuller
I'd be happy if, during my mandate, the Palestinian state existed.
I meet an enormous number of incredible people all the time, people I find very inspiring, and I'm very busy.
The kind of people that all teams need are people who are humble, hungry, and smart: humble being little ego, focusing more on their teammates than on themselves. Hungry, meaning they have a strong work ethic, are determined to get things done, and contribute any way they can. Smart, meaning not intellectually smart but inner personally smart.
Every kid has a laptop; everyone can make music, so in order to stand out, I think it's important to find that sonic identity, I think my sonic identity - and mine is finding these weird sounds that may not necessarily sound that musical, and make them sound musical.
You feel this pressure that people will take you more seriously if you play guitar, but I've decided I'm a singer and that's enough.
My career? I never think of it as a 'career.' Art and music and all those things that I'm creating are just part of me.
People aren't inherently sympathetic.
The 'Dog's Purpose' premise has gotten me so many emails and comments from people who say that their dog is so much like one they had when they were young or years before, that it seems like the truth. The idea that you would come across an old friend later in life.
W. Bruce Cameron
The thing with me is, about that - about rock and all that - years and years of crate-digging, listening to old music, you kind of start to connect the dots. And I was seeing the thread that was connecting everything together, which is pretty much the blues. And everything soul or funk kind of starts with that.