Chuck Berry Quotes
Chuck Berry Quotes:
Don’t let the same dog bite you twice.
Dog, Twice, Bite
It’s amazing how much you can learn if your intentions are truly earnest.
Amazing, Learn, Intentions
If the people in the audience are talking, you’re being ignored. If the people are gazing at you, you’ve got something they want to hear.
Talking, Hear, Audience
Rock’s so good to me. Rock is my child and my grandfather.
Good, Rock, Child
A song is a song. But there are some songs, ah, some songs are the greatest. The Beatles song ‘Yesterday.’ Listen to the lyrics.
Greatest, Song, Listen
I grew up thinking art was pictures until I got into music and found I was an artist and didn’t paint.
Music, Art, Thinking
My music is simple stuff. Anybody can sit down, look at a set of symbols and produce sounds the music represents.
Music, Simple, Stuff
Of the five most important things in life, health is first, education or knowledge is second, and wealth is third. I forget the other two.
Life, Education, Health
Praise doesn’t mean anything to me. I don’t judge myself.
Mean, Judge, Praise
Science and religion are both the same thing. They’re there; they’re life. If it’s not science, it’s not a fact.
Life, Religion, Science
You don’t just go to the studio and say, ‘I’m going to write a hit.’ It becomes a hit when people like your compositions.
Hit, Studio, Becomes
You know, your ears record. You might can sing a song once you hear it.
Song, Once, Might
A contract is an ask game, and if it asks for an hour, and I submit to an hour, then it’s an hour. When I look at a contract, I look at the obligation – where, when, how long, the compensation. If I agree to it, that’s the way it is. I have an obligation. They have an obligation.
Game, Ask, Hour
Rock ‘n’ roll accepted me and paid me, even though I loved the big bands… I went that way because I wanted a home of my own. I had a family. I had to raise them. Let’s don’t leave out the economics. No way.
Family, Home, Rock
The Big Band Era is my era. People say, ‘Where did you get your style from?’ I did the Big Band Era on guitar. That’s the best way I could explain it.
Best, Guitar, Style