"I've been more or less vegetarian for about 40 years. Health diet really helps. I do meditation every day, and either yoga or sport several times a week."
"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."John McLaughlin on Mae West
"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie."John McLaughlin on Jim Davis
"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people."John McLaughlin on Orson Welles
"No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means."John McLaughlin on Maimonides
"Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise."John McLaughlin on Linford Christie
"I find Indian music very funky. I mean it's very soulful, with their own kind of blues. But it's the only other school on the planet that develops improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music. So we have a lot of common ground."
"At the risk of sounding hopelessly romantic, love is the key element. I really love to play with different musicians who come from different cultural backgrounds."