"Musicians don't retire they stop when there's no more music in them."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Louis Armstrong on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Louis Armstrong on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Louis Armstrong on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Louis Armstrong on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Louis Armstrong on Ray Charles
"What we play is life."
"All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song."
"There is two kinds of music, the good, and the bad. I play the good kind."