Famous quote by Hoagy Carmichael

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Never play anything that dont sound right. You might not make any money, but at least you wont get hostile with yourself
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"Never play anything that don't sound right. You might not make any money, but at least you won't get hostile with yourself"

- Hoagy Carmichael

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In this quote, Hoagy Carmichael is highlighting the value of remaining real to oneself and not compromising one's worths or beliefs for the sake of monetary gain. He encourages against playing anything that does not feel genuine or real, even if it means compromising possible monetary success. Carmichael recognizes that chasing cash and success can often cause inner turmoil and self-doubt. Instead, he motivates people to prioritize their own happiness and stability, even if it means taking a less profitable course. Ultimately, Carmichael's message is to remain real to oneself and not let external pressures or expectations dictate one's actions.

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Hoagy Carmichael This quote is written / told by Hoagy Carmichael between November 22, 1899 and December 27, 1981. He was a famous Composer from USA. The author also have 7 other quotes.

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