Be seriously involved with growing, with your own development, and never fear. Be the kind of person who is naturally powerful, positive, ingenious, open, to the highest degree. Be the best. No negativity. No weakness. No acquiescence to fear or disaster. No errors of ignorance. No evasion to reality.

— Jeff Buckley

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I'm lying in my bed, blanket is warm, this body will never keep me safe from harm. I still feel your hair, black ribbons of coal. Touch my skin to keep me whole. If only you'd come back to me. To feel you at my side, wouldn't need no Mojo Pin to keep me satisfied.

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Grace is what matters. In anything. Especially life, especially growth, tragedy, pain, love, death. About people, that's what matters. That's a quality I admire very greatly. It keeps you from reaching for the gun too quickly; it keeps you from destroying things too foolishly; it sort of keeps you alive and keeps you open for more understanding.

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I just want to have a completely adventurous, passionate, weird life.

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I prefer to learn everything through music.

If you want divinity, the music in every human being and their love for music is pretty much it. It's the big indication of their spirituality and their ability to love and make love, or feel pain or joy, and really manifest it, really be real.

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You can't kill the past by denying the past.

You can kill it only by making it obsolete. And even in that, you have to find honor in the past. You can't hack off pieces of yourself, and expect them to grow again.

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love is not a victory march, it's a cold and it's a broken hallelujah.

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Love, anger, depression, joy and dreams. ...And Zeppelin. Totally.

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When all of this music sounds like you know what you want to say, then it will have been of all worth, ever. You will be something complete unto yourself, present and unique.

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I don't want my reputation to take me over, I just want to be judged on my songs. I want people to come and see me because they want to, not because fashion dictates it.

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Music should be like making love. Sometimes you want it soft and tender, another time you want it hard and aggressive.

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There's no time for hatred, only questions.

Where is love? Where is happiness? What is life? Where is peace?

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The most audacious thing I could possibly state in this day and age is that life is worth living. It's worth being bashed against. It's worth getting scarred by. It's worth pouring yourself over every one of its coals.

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About Jeff Buckley

Quotes 69 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

We are born to live, we are born to understand, we are born to carry a cursed pattern and be transformed by pain.

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My kingdom for a kiss upon her shoulder It's never over, all my riches for her smiles when I slept so soft against her... It's never over, All my blood for the sweetness of her laughter... It's never over, She's a tear that hangs inside my soul forever.

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Be the best. No negativity. No weakness. No acquiescence to fear or disaster. No errors of ignorance. No evasion to reality

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She's a tear that hangs inside my soul forever.

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Time to write and sing, to laugh, to listen, to discover, to cry, to love music.

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Love heals all wounds and not just time alone.

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My favorite kind of music is the stuff that stops time.

You put something on to sit there and let an experience go through you. To look at yourself clearly through a song. It's true of all art, all mediums, but for some reason music has a direct line straight into people.

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I don't write my music for Sony. I write it for the people who are screaming down the road crying to a full-blast stereo.

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Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over. It's over.

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Fight despite the crowds of the walking dead

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I like a spirituality with a God that knows how to drive a car, that knows how to take his girl to the dance club, dance all night, have a little drink, kiss the kid when they come back in and go to sleep. God doesn't need a chauffeur-- he needs to drive himself.

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Kiss me, please kiss me But kiss me out of desire, babe, and not consolation You know it makes me so angry 'cause i know that in time I'll only make you cry, this is our last goodbye.

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The people who raised me musically are my mother, who is a classically trained pianist, and my stepfather.

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Music was like my first real toy. I was an only child for a while, and I was alone a lot of the time - and I liked it. I still like being alone.

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Maybe I'm too young to keep good love from going wrong, but tonight you're on my mind, so you never know.

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I like cinematic art that doesn't have to include violence as the main meat of emotion. Now, excellence in cinema is based on murder, guns. Tarantino bores me. Even though he is very appealing and very facile about putting elements of pop culture into his work. But it kinds of dates it, right?

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To do something that will just fly away is kind of special.

Every time somebody tell you they love you, that "I love you" flies away, and you wait until the next one.

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Music is endless and even though I've heard a whole bunch of music from so many different places and fallen in love countless times with all kinds of different music.There's still something about it,I guess it's called Freedom.

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Kiss me out of desire, but not consolation.

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There is no good singing, there is only present and absent.

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I sacrificed my anonymity for my father, whereas he sacrificed me for his fame.

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my kingdom for a kiss upon your shoulder" lover you should have come over-

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A tune has to resonate with whatever is happening around it.

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I prefer the band situation. I prefer the relationship. Music is meant to be that way. It's meant to be interdependent.

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In love we are all brothers and sisters

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I don't really need to be remembered. I hope the music's remembered.

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Above all do not give yourself airs. Breaking the moment of past habits is the challenge here: In the life of the spirit you are always at the beginning.

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If you want to get somewhere in this life, learn to draw beautiful women.

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All flowers in time bend towards the sun, I know you say there's no one for you, But here is one.

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Music is my mother and my father; it is my work and my rest...my blood...my compass...my love.

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And though the meaning fits, there's no relief in this. I miss my beautiful friend.

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Sensitivity isn't about being wimpy. It's about being so painfully aware that a flea landing on a dog is like a sonic boom

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One thing that I'm kind of disturbed at is actually being on the television, acting, being in something that's mainstream.

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I've already created my own thing.

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I want to be ripped apart by music.

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The only goal is in the process. The process is the thing…with little flashes of light here and there. Those are the gigs, those are the live shows. But it's the life in between—that's all I got.

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I resent the fact that a parental warning sticker has to be included on an album as cover art. To me that's censorship.

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