” You can’t be afraid of failure and you can’t be afraid of success, because either one gets in the way of your work. “


” When you’re working in front of an audience, you have incentive to excel. “


” There is an apprenticeship system in jazz. You teach the young ones. So even if the musicians weren’t personally that likable, they felt an obligation to help the younger musicians. “


” If you look at music, you see theme, variation, you see symmetry, asymmetry, you see structure, and these are related to skills in the real world. “


” If you asked anybody in my family, they would have very stridently proclaimed themselves middle class. My mother and father were separated, so he doesn’t count. “


” Ian and Sylvia, who, when you got right down to it, were essentially country and western singers. I just recorded his Four Strong Winds. It’s a wonderful song. “


” I think I have more in common with a carpenter than you might think. We’re putting things together. “


” Honesty is the cruelest game of all, because not only can you hurt someone – and hurt them to the bone – you can feel self-righteous about it at the same time. “



All 8 Dave Van Ronk Quotes about You in picture


You can
When you
There is an apprenticeship system in jazz. You teach the young ones. So even if the musicians weren
If you look at music, you see theme, variation, you see symmetry, asymmetry, you see structure, and these are related to skills in the real world.
If you asked anybody in my family, they would have very stridently proclaimed themselves middle class. My mother and father were separated, so he doesn
Ian and Sylvia, who, when you got right down to it, were essentially country and western singers. I just recorded his Four Strong Winds. It
I think I have more in common with a carpenter than you might think. We
Honesty is the cruelest game of all, because not only can you hurt someone - and hurt them to the bone - you can feel self-righteous about it at the same time.

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