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With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it’s just not acting. It’s lying

Johnny Depp

You just try to play tough and focus point for point. Sounds so boring, but it’s the right thing to do out there.

Rafael Nadal

Never wanted to play guitar. Ever. Everyone plays guitar. What’s the point.

Jack White, It Might Get Loud

The weird thing is, I used to skate in front of, like, 5,000 people and I was never nervous, but the first time I got on stage, there were four people there and I vomited.

Albert Hammond Jr.

Nick and I play guitar differently, and there’s no ego involved in what we’re doing. He gets crazier solos, but I like it — it turns me on when he plays.

Albert Hammond Jr.

I’d like to go to Antarctica. Play for some seals.

Fabrizio Moretti

You know, it’s all pretty strange. It’s quite strange to be on the cover of a guitar magazine. It’s a compliment. I know that I’m definitely not a Clapton, and I’m sure that some of your readers will wonder why Nick and I are on the cover. We’re young, and sometimes even I laugh when I tell people I’m a guitar player. I almost feel like I haven’t earned the right to say that yet. But I love the instrument with all my heart, and I’m excited that the process of being a better player is never ending. Of course, I also realize that it’s easy to put stuff down. But, you know, it’s harder to come up with something better.

Albert Hammond Jr.

I loved it when we played it last time (in 2002). Absolutely loved it. It was one of the coolest festivals. No offense to American festivals, but it felt very European. It’s outdoors but it’s warm, which is so important.

Albert Hammond Jr.

Even when I was in school shows, in elementary school doing plays, I’d always go off book and start improvising.

Billy Crystal

Let’s play. I’m willing to play anywhere.

Bobby Fischer

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