"That folk music led to learning to play, and making things up led to what turns out to be the most lucrative part of the music business - writing, because you get paid every time that song gets played."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Jackson Browne on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Jackson Browne on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Jackson Browne on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Jackson Browne on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Jackson Browne on Earl Nightingale
"No matter how close to yours another's steps have grown, in the end there is one dance you'll do alone."
"I told my father I wanted to play the banjo, and so he saved the money and got ready to give me a banjo for my next birthday, and between that time and my birthday, I lost interest in the banjo and was playing guitar."
"As far as those kinds of things, I also played at the concert to call for the release of Nelson Mandela when he was a political prisoner in South Africa. We were celebrating his 70th birthday and calling for his release."
"Now, guitar was pretty cool. Everybody knew something on the guitar. So I wanted to play guitar, but I told my dad if he wanted me to keep studying something, I'd like to study piano."
"And my dad wanted me to play the trumpet because that's what he liked. His idol was Louis Armstrong. My dad thought my teeth came together in a way that was perfect for playing the trumpet."