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#1. No-one can replace Richard Wright - he was my musical partner and my friend. - Author: David Gilmour
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#2. The only way artists can do things is to do it for themselves. Trying to second guess what the public wants or likes is kind of a fool's game. - Author: David Gilmour
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#3. I've been in The Who, I've been in The Beatles and I've been in Pink Floyd! Top that! - Author: David Gilmour
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#4. I'm an atheist, and I don't have any belief in an afterlife. You could say that I'm resigned to the fact that this wonderful life that we get here is it. And having hit 60, it's a good time to get resigned to these things and not be too nervous or upset - and enjoy what great times one can have. - Author: David Gilmour
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#5. But you, your life, it's just starting, it's all ahead of you. It's yours to throw away. - Author: David Gilmour
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#6. I mean, I have moments of huge frustration because of my inability to express myself linguistically as clearly as I would like to. - Author: David Gilmour
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#7. That's the great illusion of travel, of course, the notion that there's somewhere to get to. A place where you can finally say, Ah, I've arrived. (Of course there is no such place. There's only a succession of waitings until you go home.) - Author: David Gilmour
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#8. The idea of going around to somebody else's flat or house and sitting around in a comfy room and having a really good hi-fi system and listening to a whole album all the way through, then chatting for a few minutes, then maybe putting another album on ... does that happen today? - Author: David Gilmour
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#9. It's a very tempting thing to try and relive your glory days when you get a little older and you worry that people have forgotten all about you. - Author: David Gilmour
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#10. I love singing. I have spent as much of my life trying to improve my singing as I have practising guitar. - Author: David Gilmour
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#11. I don't have a very disciplined approach to practicing or anything, but I do tend to have a guitar around most of the time, which I strum on most of the day. - Author: David Gilmour
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#12. Usually, in the studio, on this sort of thing ... you just go out and have a play over it, and see what comes, and it's usually - mostly - the first take that's the best one, and you find yourself repeating yourself thereafter. - Author: David Gilmour
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#13. I don't want to be a full-time member of Pink Floyd all my life. - Author: David Gilmour
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#14. God created a system which gave us freewill. - Author: David Gilmour
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#15. Everything in moderation - that's what I live by. - Author: David Gilmour
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#16. I think I could walk into any music shop anywhere and with a guitar off the rack, a couple of basic pedals and an amp I could sound just like me. There's no devices, customized or otherwise, that give me my sound. - Author: David Gilmour
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#17. It's not whether God plays dice; it's how God plays dice. - Author: David Gilmour
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#18. Well, I am David Gilmour, the voice and guitar of Pink Floyd. I have been since I was 21. - Author: David Gilmour
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#19. It's not true that you fall in love only once in your life. But it is true that you only fall in love a certain way, with a certain absoluteness, once. - Author: David Gilmour
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#20. I'm English and I am British. I don't know if I feel part of a music scene. Musically, I have as many feelings and affinity with Americans or Canadians, or all sorts of people as I do with English people. - Author: David Gilmour
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#21. When a woman tells you she's had a dream about you, you know what's going on, don't you? It means she likes you. It's her way of telling you that you're on her mind. Really on her mind. - Author: David Gilmour
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#22. I had a girlfriend once. All we ever talked about was our relationship. That's what we did instead of having one. - Author: David Gilmour
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#23. We mixed the sounds ourselves. If they were going to put the sound back onto our film [Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii.], we wanted to mix it ourselves. - Author: David Gilmour
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#24. Where would rock and roll be without feedback? - Author: David Gilmour
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#25. I think I'm still trying to be experimental on everything I ever do, but it's not as obviously way-out and experimental as what we were. - Author: David Gilmour
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#26. When I was given this job I said I would only teach the people that I truly, truly love. Unfortunately, none of those happen to be Chinese, or women. - Author: David Gilmour
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#27. I don't like to get too specific about lyrics. It places limitations on them, and spoils the listeners' interpretation. - Author: David Gilmour
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#28. Being a solo artist is what I do. It's what I've been doing for the last 20 years and a bit before then. - Author: David Gilmour
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#29. I just play intuitively and work the same way in the studio. I don't have any magical effects or anything that helps me to get my particular sound. - Author: David Gilmour
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#30. I was never particularly gregarious. I was quite shy, closed in. It's a classic isn't it, your psychiatrist will tell you, that's how I release it, through music. - Author: David Gilmour
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#31. Obviously, they're all a gang of idiots. But, you know ... live and let live. - Author: David Gilmour
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#32. How much in life is determined, and how much is due to chance? - Author: David Gilmour
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#33. If people would like to come to my concerts I'd love them to come. And if they like the music that I make, I love that too. But I do not make music for other people. I make it to please myself. - Author: David Gilmour
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#34. Adrian Maben came to us with the idea. And we just thought, "Well, why not?" I don't think any of us thought it would be as well received and last in people's minds for as long as it did. All credit to him. It's his idea [Pink Floyd at Pompeii] and it was great. - Author: David Gilmour
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#35. I can remember a lot of nights performing in those early years where you felt that you hit some good moments, but a lot of the time you're thinking, "Oh, God, this isn't quite making it." So I think that is what makes you in the end refine your view of things a little bit. - Author: David Gilmour
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#36. 'Shine On You Crazy Diamond' and 'Wish You Were Here' are standout tracks. 'Comfortably Numb' is another one. 'High Hopes' from 'The Division Bell' is one of my favorite all-time Pink Floyd tracks. 'The Great Gig in the Sky,' 'Echoes,' there's lot of them. - Author: David Gilmour
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#37. I am working on current material, a new album, and that is all still my main motivation of going out and working. We haven't gotten rid of all the new stuff in favor of the old. - Author: David Gilmour
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#38. Yes, there's a lot of the blues in my playing. - Author: David Gilmour
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#39. I think a guitar solo is how my emotion is most freely released, because verbal articulation isn't my strongest communication strength. My wife thinks that I should do interviews by listening to the questions and playing the answer on guitar. - Author: David Gilmour
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#40. There's no way out of here. - Author: David Gilmour
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#41. It's crazy that America gives such a paltry percentage of its GNP to the starving nations. - Author: David Gilmour
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#42. It's a magical thing, the guitar. It allows you to be the whole band in one, to play rhythm and melody, sing over the top. And as an instrument for solos, you can bend notes, draw emotional content out of tiny movements, vibratos and tonal things which even a piano can't do. - Author: David Gilmour
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#43. It's about the quality of the worry," I said. "I have happier worries now than I used to. - Author: David Gilmour
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#44. The expectation on me as a solo artist is very different to the audience's expectation of a Pink Floyd show. - Author: David Gilmour
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#45. Make life an art rather than art from life. - Author: David Gilmour
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#46. There is irreducible chance in the universe. - Author: David Gilmour
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#47. I am a lover of all sorts of different music. I love blues and every piece of music that I have listened to has become an influence. - Author: David Gilmour
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#48. Our music has depth, and attempts philosophical thought and meaning with discussions of infinity, eternity and mortality. There is a line which people cross that turns it into some magical, mystical realm, for which I dont claim responsibility and dont hold any great truck with. - Author: David Gilmour
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#49. Syd always gets in there. - Author: David Gilmour
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#50. It is an example of what films can do, how they can slip past your defenses and really break your heart. - Author: David Gilmour
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#51. I have no interest in going on a tour to make money without making new product, new art. - Author: David Gilmour
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#52. I don't live my life on the road. I'm getting on a bit and there's a lot of other things in my life. Our lovely children and their lives. It's more of a part-time business these days. - Author: David Gilmour
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#53. The second time you see something is really the first time. You need to know how it ends before you can appreciate how beautifully it's put together from the beginning. - Author: David Gilmour
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#54. Love affairs that start in blood tend to end up in blood. - Author: David Gilmour
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#55. I mean that it's all right to go to bed with an asshole but don't ever have a baby with one. - Author: David Gilmour
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#56. I actually learned the guitar with the help of a Pete Seeger instructional record when I was 13 or 14. - Author: David Gilmour
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#57. I don't even think whether I play the blues or not, I just play whatever feels right at the moment. I also will use any gadget or device that I find that helps me achieve the sort of sound on the guitar that I want to get. - Author: David Gilmour
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#58. We already had all the songs, and it turns out all you have to do is burn them to some CDs, so why not? - Author: David Gilmour
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#59. Jimi Hendrix isn't as good as me! - Author: David Gilmour
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#60. The future is deterministic in principle, but not in practice. - Author: David Gilmour
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#61. I've never had any religion. I'd prefer it if I did, really. Even as a boy I just couldn't make myself believe. - Author: David Gilmour
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#62. You know, once you've had that guitar up so loud on the stage, where you can lean back and volume will stop you from falling backward, that's a hard drug to kick. - Author: David Gilmour
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#63. The trick to having a happy life is being good at something. - Author: David Gilmour
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#64. I think Atom Heart Mother was a good thing to have attempted, but I don't really think the attempt comes off that well. - Author: David Gilmour
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#65. She was a stirrer of the pot, a lover of intrigue and distress, a creature who seemed to draw oxygen from the spectacle of people at each other's throat, everybody in a state of upset and talking about her. - Author: David Gilmour
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#66. That's the illusion of stillness. There is no secret. Only the implication of one by its possesor. - Author: David Gilmour
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