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Billy Strayhorn quotes (12)

A Train was born without any effort - if was like writing a letter to a friend.
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All music is beautiful.
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Ever up and onward.
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I think everything should happen at halfway to dawn. That's when all the heads of government should meet. I think everybody would fall in love.
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I'll live a lush life in some small dive.
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I'm not fit company for man or beast.
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If you want something hard enough, it just gets done.
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In order to play and write, it's unique - you either do one or the other.
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Love or not, I wouldn't subject a wife to the road. It's punishment.
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My grandmother played the piano, and I used to toddle over there and pick out little things that sounded good to me.
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Romance is mush, stifling those who strive.
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You're in a mess, and in excess.
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