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1. "Quit the bitching on your blogAnd stop pretending art is hard.Just limit yourself to three chordsAnd do not practice daily.You'll minimize some stranger's sadnessWith a piece of wood and plastic.Holy fuck it's so fantastic,Playing ukulele."
Author: Amanda Palmer
2. "The guys in the saloons shoving free ones across the bar and saying happy new year and many more of them kid you been a good customer have one on the house happy new year and the hell with the prohibitionists some day the bastards are going to give us trouble. The girls from the hash houses and the girls from the hotels and the guys swarming out of dirty little apartment bedrooms and music and dancing and smoke and somebody with the ukulele and have another and the feeling of being lonesome that everybody has inside him and people bouncing against you and off you and have another one and a girl passing out at the bar and a fight and happy new year."
Author: Dalton Trumbo
3. "I think my first instrument was a ukulele that they gave me. I used to know how to play that pretty well."
Author: Don Henley
4. "I started out playing ukulele when I was 5 or 6 years old."
Author: Edgar Winter
5. "We started out when I was 6 years old. We played ukuleles and sang Everly Brothers songs."
Author: Edgar Winter
6. "I watched a lot of YouTube videos of cute geeky girls playing '80s cover tunes on ukuleles. Technically, this wasn't part of my research, but I had a serious cute-geeky-girls-playing-ukuleles fetish that I can neither explain nor defend."
Author: Ernest Cline
7. "You know, the ukulele itself is not a very loud instrument, all right? And, you know, compared to like a trumpet, right? A trumpet is really loud."
Author: Jake Shimabukuro
8. "Most of my ukulele heroes were traditional players from Hawaii, like Eddie Kamae and Ohta-san. There may not be uke stars in popular culture, but there are certainly pop stars that play uke - George Harrison, Eddie Vedder, Taylor Swift, Train, and Paul McCartney."
Author: Jake Shimabukuro
9. "I always feel a little funny being in front of a lot of people trying to show them my approach to the ukulele, but I do enjoy it. I do get a little more nervous doing workshops rather than performing."
Author: Jake Shimabukuro
10. "Sometimes I can't think of a better way to end my day than coming home and just strumming my ukulele for a few minutes. I mean, I joke around and tell people that it's an entire yoga session in one strum, you know?"
Author: Jake Shimabukuro
11. "Bill Gates recently picked up the ukulele. And Warren Buffett is a huge ukulele fan. I even got to strum a few chords with Francis Ford Coppola. It blows my mind that these people, who have everything in the world they could want, have picked up the ukulele and found a little bit of joy."
Author: Jake Shimabukuro
12. "If everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place."
Author: Jake Shimabukuro
13. "The ukulele has always appealed to the older generation."
Author: Jake Shimabukuro
14. "There's no ego when you're a ukulele player."
Author: Jake Shimabukuro
15. "Perhaps Dexter's dutiful but uninspired brain pictured him as Sherlock Holmes, able to examine the wheel ruts and deduce that a left-handed hunchback with red hair and a limp had gone down the road carrying a Cuban cigar and a ukulele. I would find no clues, not that it mattered."
Author: Jeff Lindsay
16. "One thing you might want to learn before you attend the world's largest ukulele lesson is how to say ukulele."
Author: Mary Schmich
17. "I bring my ukulele everywhere I go, play a little music in the park, always have it with me."
Author: Max Schneider
18. "All her stories seemed to involve rowboats and ukuleles, full moons and campfires and grog. I was desperately jealous."
Author: Paula McLain
19. "I play guitar, the ukulele and the piano. I grew up on a mountain in Tennessee, and we had 'The Mountain Opry,' where anyone could just get up on stage to perform. It was just about the soul and heart of music. My upbringing was less about being great and more about just doing what you love. It was always for joy."
Author: Rachel Boston
20. "When I was five my parents bought me a ukulele for Christmas. I quickly learned how to play it with my father's guidance. Thereafter, my father regularly taught me all the good old fashioned songs."
Author: Tony Visconti
21. "The ukulele was the first of many instruments they had bought for me. They got me a guitar when I was eleven, which my son Morgan uses until this day. They paid for 3 years of guitar lessons; they bought me a bass fiddle, which I still play."
Author: Tony Visconti

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