Inspiring Guitar Quotes

I thought it would be fun to start a post of inspirational guitar quotes! Quotes have always been motivating for me in general. When it comes to playing guitar, I find that a quote can sometimes have a big impact, expressing years of dedication, insight or feelings wrapped up in a succinct, small bundle of skillfully chosen words.

So, without further ado, here are some hand-picked guitar quotes for you that I found through BrainyQuote. I hope they provide you with a dose of inspiration as you develop your guitar skills!

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

Besides being a guitar player, I'm a big fan of the guitar. I love that damn instrument.  ~ Steve Vai

One of my biggest thrills for me still is sitting down with a guitar or a piano and just out of nowhere trying to make a song happen. ~ Sir Paul McCartney

My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am. ~ Joan Jett

I think maybe people see bands and musicians as some sort of superhero unrealistic sport that happens in another dimension where it's not real people and not real emotions. So, I grew up listening to Beatles records on my floor. That's how I learned how to play guitar. If it weren't for them, I wouldn't be a musician.  ~ Dave Grohl

I'm singing what I want to sing based on the emotion of what that day feels like. That's what comes out of my mouth and guitar. That impacts people. They know anything can happen.  ~ John Mayer

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

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

I have to practice to be good at guitar. I have to write 100 songs before you write the first good one.  ~ Taylor Swift

I don't read music. I don't write it. So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself.  ~ James Taylor

But the guitar, when you think about it, is the most versatile, really. I mean you can pick it up and take it with you wherever you go.  ~ Eric Clapton

I tend to write on an acoustic guitar or the piano. I have kind of a rule: if I can't sit down and play this and get the song over, I don't take it to the band, because most any good song, you can sit down and deliver it with a piano or a guitar.  ~ Tom Petty

I picked up a guitar, and I knew what I wanted to do.  ~ Stone Gossard

Like, when I write a song, the song comes first before production. Everything is written on an acoustic guitar so you can strip away everything from it and have it be equally as entertaining and good without the bells and whistles.  ~ Taylor Momsen

Have you come across any inspiring guitar quotes? Please feel free to share them in the comments below!

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