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Gord Downie Quotes

Quotes by Gord Downie - (12 quotes)

Gord Downie - From the Aging category:

I'm less convinced of my convincing-ness the older I get. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Editing category:

The longer that line stays on the paper, the heavier it gets, 'til all of a sudden, if you're trying to extract it, it weighs about 700 pounds. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Future category:

I have no illusions of the future. Or maybe it's all illusion. I don't know. I've always been ready for it. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Generosity category:

We want to bring good music to the people. That's what it's all about. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Greatness category:

A great song's greatest attribute is how it hints at more. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Hope category:

I always like to have a glimmer of hopefulness, even in collapse. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Individuality category:

I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. Im working for me. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Music category:

Music is the ultimate medium for expressions of love, and those expressions find a beautiful backdrop in the environment... when we think of the best parts of ourselves, the environment is always there, informing us, as a backdrop. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Patriotism category:

I love this country. I love my idea of this country. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Performance category:

You're up there and you're grappling with the paradoxical dilemma of feeling at once silly and sublime, absurd and grand, and that makes one do interesting things, and lends itself to grandiose gestures and a sort of disbelief that your small, tiny words are really getting out there. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Survival category:

We live to survive our paradoxes. (Gord Downie)

Gord Downie - From the Writing category:

I write every day. I walk around in silent conversation with my latest unfinished songs. (Gord Downie)