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After you've done all the work and prepared as much as you can,
by Benny Goodman

After you've done all the work and prepared as much as you can,
what the hell, you might as well go out and have a good time.
- Benny Goodman

Sometimes when you start losing detail,
whether it's in music or in life, something as small as failing to be polite,
you start to lose substance.
- Benny Goodman

If a guy's got it, let him give it.
I'm selling music, not prejudice.
- Benny Goodman

As soon as it was understood that we could handle things in our own way,
it was the thrill of my life to walk out on that stage
with people just hemming the band in.
- Benny Goodman

 

To this day, I don't like people walking on stage not looking good.
You have to look good.
If you feel special about yourself then you're going to play special.
- Benny Goodman

One way or the other, if you want to find reasons why you shouldn't keep on,
you'll find 'em.
The obstacles are all there; there are a million of 'em.
- Benny Goodman

That night at Carnegie Hall was a great experience.
When the thing was first put up to me I was a little dubious,
not knowing just what would be expected of us.
- Benny Goodman

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Too many young musicians today want to win polls before
they learn their instruments.
- Benny Goodman

Some of the overflow audience actually sat on the stage.
- Benny Goodman

I remember Glenn Miller coming to me once,
before he had his own band, saying, How do you do it?
How do you get started? It's so difficult.
I told him, I don't know but whatever you do don't stop.
Just keep on going.
- Benny Goodman

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

I look for what needs to be done.
After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

Thinking is what most people resort to after all else fails.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never put off till tomorrow
what you can do the day after tomorrow.
- Mark Twain

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The third certainty of life, after death and taxes,
is that nothing will work out the way you want.
Life is fully as bad as you think it is.
Choose to live joyfully anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
- Georges Clemenceau

There is always some specific moment when we become
aware that our youth is gone;
but,
years after, we know it was much later.
- Mignon McLaughlin

We provide food that customers love,
day after day after day.
People just want more of it.
- Ray Kroc

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees,
then names the streets after them.
- Bill Vaughan

Traveling is the ruin of all happiness!
There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
- Fanny Burney

My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been
across the street at work for a while,
they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
- Bette Midler

A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way
to go after each holiday.
It is the key to fighting high blood pressure,
heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.
- Lee Haney

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school.
- Albert Einstein

After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must
say I have climbed my last political mountain.
- George C. Wallace

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get
tired of doing the hard work you already did.
- Newt Gingrich

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from
the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the
achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
- Theodore Isaac Rubin

A husband is what is left of a lover,
after the nerve has been extracted.
- Helen Rowland

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming,
we lose the excitement of possibilities.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
- Gloria Steinem

It's a huge change for your body.
You don't even want to look in the mirror after you've had a baby,
because your stomach is just hanging there like a Shar-Pei.
- Cindy Crawford

Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
- Stendhal

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel
as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose Kennedy

Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

After two weeks of working on a project,
you know whether it will work or not.
- Bill Budge

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive
unless you take account of people's attitudes.
After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
- Prince Charles

More marriages might survive if the partners realized
that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
- Doug Larson

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
- Albert Camus

Technology is a gift of God.
After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts.
It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.
- Freeman Dyson

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him.
After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
- Marilyn Monroe

Reading, after a certain age,
diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking.
- George Ade

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler


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