65 Guitar Quotes On Success In Life

These guitar quotes will inspire you. The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that typically has six strings. It is held flat against the player’s body and played by strumming or plucking the strings with the dominant hand, while simultaneously pressing selected strings against frets with the fingers of the opposite hand.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging guitar quotes, guitar sayings, and guitar proverbs.

Best Guitar Quotes

  1. “Where words fail, music speaks.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen
  2. “A guitar is more than just a sound box… it is part of your soul.” ~ Manuel Velazquez
  3. “I’m only myself when I have a guitar in my hands.” ~ George Harrison
  4. “Technically, I’m not a guitar player, all I play is truth and emotion.” ~ Jimi Hendrix

  5. “If we replaced guns with guitars, then the world would be a concert” ~ Thomas Ian Nicholas
  6. “My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am.” ~ Joan Jett
  7. “Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” ~ Jimi Hendrix
  8. “The guitar is the easiest instrument to play and the hardest to play well.” ~ Andres Segovia

  9. “I play guitar because it lets me dream out loud.” ~ Michael Hedges
  10. “My first love was the sound of guitar.” ~ Boz Scaggs
  11. “I’m not trying to play the guitar. I’m trying to play music.” ~ Michael Hedges
  12. “The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” ~ B. B. King

  13. “I just go where the guitar takes me.” ~ Angus Young
  14. “Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly two.” ~ Frederic Chopin
  15. “To me a guitar is kind of like a woman. You don’t know why you like ’em but you do.” ~ Waylon Jennings
  16. “The guitar is your first wings. It’s assigned and designed to unfold your vision and imagination.” ~ Carlos Santana

  17. “One day you pick up the guitar and you feel like a great master, and the next day you feel like a fool. It’s because we’re different every day, but the guitar is always the same…beautiful.” ~ Tommy Emmanuel
  18. “The guitar is a wonderful instrument which is understood by few.” ~ Franz Schubert
  19. “If you hit a wrong note, then make it right by what you play afterward.” ~ Joe Pass
  20. “I never stop being amazed by all the different ways of playing the guitar and making it deliver a message.” ~ Les Paul

  21. “Enthusiasm is everything. It must be taut and vibrating like a guitar string.” ~ Pele
  22. “Every time you pick up your guitar to play, play as if it’s the last time.” ~ Eric Clapton
  23. “With a guitar I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds.” ~ William Christopher Handy
  24. “I wanted to connect my guitar to human emotions.” ~ B. B. King

  25. “Your sound is in your hands as much as anything. It’s the way you pick, and the way you hold the guitar, more than it is the amp or the guitar you use.” ~ Stevie Ray Vaughan
  26. “My guitar was loud as hell, and I had no sympathy for anybody else.” ~ Brownie McGhee
  27. “But the guitar is my favorite, first and foremost instrument.” ~ Midge Ure
  28. “If you pick up a guitar and it says, ‘take me, I’m yours,’ then that’s the one for you” ~ Frank Zappa

  29. “I never wanted to sing. I just wanted to play rhythm guitar – hide in the back and just play.” ~ Kurt Cobain
  30. “Guitar is the best form of self-expression I know. Everything else, and I’m just sort of tripping around, trying to figure my way through life.” ~ Slash , Guitar quotes about life
  31. “The guitar has a kind of grit and excitement possessed by nothing else.” ~ Brian May
  32. “The guitar is a much more efficient machine than a computer. More responsive.” ~ Colin Greenwood

  33. “I love the guitar for its harmony; it is my constant companion in all my travels.” ~ Niccolo Paganini , Guitar quotes love
  34. “Listening is the key to everything good in music.” ~ Pat Metheny
  35. “Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’re gonna be rewarded.” ~ Jimi Hendrix
  36. “The guitar was my weapon, my shield to hide behind.” ~ Brian May

  37. “Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself.” ~ Miles Davis
  38. “I just love playing guitar, so that’s what I’m going to do.” ~ St. Vincent
  39. “God is playing my guitar, I am with God when I play.” ~ Link Wray
  40. “I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes.” ~ Jimi Hendrix

  41. “If you wanna write a song, ask a guitar” ~ Neil Young
  42. “Let me explain something about guitar playing. Everyone’s got their own character, and that’s the thing that’s amazed me about guitar playing since the day I first picked it up. Everyone’s approach to what can come out of six strings is different from another person, but it’s all valid.” ~ Jimmy Page
  43. “The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.” ~ Jimi Hendrix
  44. “The most important part of my religion is to play guitar.” ~ Lou Reed

  45. “Guitar is easy, all it takes is 5 fingers, 6 strings and 1 a**hole” ~ Keith Richards
  46. “But that guitar is the perfect companion to the human voice. You rest it against your gut, against your heart, and when you strum it the vibrations go outwards for all to hear, but the vibration also hits you on your body.” ~ Jason Mraz
  47. “I believe every guitar player inherently has something unique about their playing. They just have to identify what makes them different and develop it.” ~ Jimmy Page
  48. “I’m full of dust and guitars.” ~ Syd Barrett

  49. “A good player can make any guitar sound good.” ~ Mike Bloomfield
  50. “Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.” ~ Andres Segovia
  51. “If you play music for no other reason than actually just because you love it, the skills just kinda creep up on you.” ~ Nuno Bettencourt , Guitar quotes music
  52. “Owning a handgun doesn’t make you armed any more than owning a guitar makes you a musician.” ~ Jeff Cooper

  53. “So, my big brother was playing guitar and I figured I’d try it too.” ~ Stevie Ray Vaughan
  54. “Every guitar I own gets used and has its purpose.” ~ Mark Knopfler
  55. “There’s so much that can be done on the guitar. And that’s what is so good about the guitar – everyone can really enjoy themselves on it and have a good time, which is what it’s all about.” ~ Jimmy Page
  56. “It all comes down to the density of the wood. Every guitar’s different.” ~ Robin Trower

  57. “I had no aspirations to be a musician, but I picked up a guitar for two seconds and haven’t put it down since.” ~ Slash
  58. “I dedicated all the time I had to it. The 10 hour workout was just what I put in the magazine at the time, but for me it was every waking moment.” ~ Steve Vai
  59. “The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice.” ~ Andres Segovia
  60. “The Telecaster has two sounds – a good one and a bad one.” ~ Jimi Hendrix

  61. “If you don’t know the blues… there’s no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.” ~ Keith Richards
  62. “I don’t want you to play me a riff that’s going to impress Joe Satriani; give me a riff that makes a kid want to go out and buy a guitar and learn to play.” ~ Ozzy Osbourne
  63. “Shut Up and Play your Guitar.” ~ Frank Zappa

  64. “I wish they’d had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would’ve been straightened out.” ~ Jimi Hendrix
  65. “This guitar is such a pal. It’s a psychiatrist. It’s a doggone bartender. It’s a housewife. This guy is everything. Whenever I find that I’ve got a problem, I’ll go pick my guitar up and play. It’s the greatest pal in the whole world.” ~ Les Paul

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