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Im not in it for the money. I like music. I love to write music. I cant imagine myself not playing or singing or writing
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"I'm not in it for the money. I like music. I love to write music. I can't imagine myself not playing or singing or writing. It would just drive me crazy if I didn't"

- Paul Simon

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In this quote, Paul Simon is revealing his passion and love for music. He states that he is not inspired by cash, but rather by his real pleasure of developing and carrying out music. He goes on to state that music is such an integral part of his life that he can not think of not being associated with it. The thought of not playing, singing, or composing music is excruciating to him, as it is something that brings him pleasure and fulfillment. This quote highlights the true essence of being a musician - the love and dedication to the art kind, instead of the pursuit of fame or fortune.

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Paul Simon This quote is written / told by Paul Simon somewhere between October 13, 1941 and today. He was a famous Musician from USA. The author also have 44 other quotes.

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