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Lawrence Welk's Quotes

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Born: 1908-03-11
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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Music was my joy, my home, the one place I felt happy and secure.

Tags: Happy, Home, Music

My accent remained terrible. It was very hard for me to initiate any conversation with someone I didn't know.

Tags: Hard, Someone, Terrible

Night after night I could feel the chills go up and down my spine, they played so well.

Tags: After, Night, Played

One time I introduced my orchestra as the Shampoo Music Makers instead of the Champagne Music Makers.

Tags: Champagne, Music, Time

Sounds always fascinated me.

Tags: Fascinated, Sounds

The first time I try anything is invariably not very successful. I tend to grow slowly, but solidly.

Tags: Successful, Time, Try

The ones the listeners loved most of all in those early years were the four Lennon girls who became the whole nation's little sisters.

Tags: Loved, Nation, Whole

The William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh... was the place where Champagne Music was born.

Tags: Born, Music, Place

This is the best biography by me I have ever read.

Tags: Best, Biography, Read

We really were a very musical family. Father managed to buy us a small pump organ, and I just loved this instrument.

Tags: Family, Father, Small

When my parents first arrived there, North Dakota had just been admitted to the Union, and the country was still wild and harsh.

Tags: Country, Parents, Union

Whenever you have a minute I'd like to see you right now.

Tags: Minute, Whenever

You know, it's a long world.

Tags: Problem, Trying, While

I realized some of the pitfalls of being well-known; it was nice if you were successful, but it made it just that much harder to take when you failed.

Tags: Nice, Realized, Successful

Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.

Tags: God, Love, Trust

Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life: Each year has grown better than the last.

Tags: Blessings, Last, Life

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.

Tags: Faith, Money, Work

Conversation didn't seem necessary when I put the accordion down and swung some young lady around the floor.

Tags: Put, Seem, Young

There are good days and there are bad days, and this is one of them.

Tags: Bad, Days, Good

I have a tremendous desire to learn, and to grow, and to develop whatever I have that will make for any kind of improvement in me.

Tags: Desire, Learn, Whatever

Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn't speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education.

Tags: Dreams, Education, Music

I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers. Life seemed pleasant and orderly.

Tags: Brothers, Father, Life

I just had an idea that went right over my head.

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One thing all stage mothers share is an overpowering ambition for their daughters.

Tags: Ambition, Mothers, Stage

By 1969, when I celebrated 45 years in the music business, I also had 45 people in our musical family.

Tags: Business, Family, Music

Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.

Tags: Famous, Original, Patterns
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His act may start out slow, but it tapers off.

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I always worried I'd forget my lines or say the wrong words or the audience would laugh in the wrong places.

Tags: Forget, Laugh, Words

I have never been an innovator, a creative genius.

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I just wrote a book, but don't go out and buy it yet, because I don't think it's finished yet.

Tags: Book, Buy, Finished

I knew nothing of the real life of a musician, but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people, playing my accordion.

Tags: Great, Life, Real

I played a Spaniard. I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German.

Tags: German, Played, Spanish

I was so anxious to succeed that I made a practice of appearing on all the disc jockey shows I could, in order to publicize the band.

Tags: Band, Order, Succeed

If any performer has quality in his voice he can almost always be helped to develop all the other necessary attributes.

Tags: Almost, Quality, Voice

If I live to be 90, and I'm planning to, I'll always love performing for a live audience.

Tags: Audience, Love, Planning

If they can't hum it after we play it, it's not for us.

Tags: After, Hum

In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it, folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of dancing seemed a good way to have it.

Tags: Depression, Good, Time

It's curious how we act in moments of personal despair.

Tags: Act, Despair, Personal

Many times I wondered if I were truly carrying out God's plan for my life.

Tags: God, Life, Times