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You and your heart shouldn't feel so far apart — Jack Johnson

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We could park the van and walk to town, find cheapest bottle of wine that we could find. And talk about the road behind, how getting lost is not a waste of time. — Jack Johnson

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When you move like a jellyfish rhyth don't mean nothing. You go with the flow, you don't stop. Move like a jellyfish, rhythm means nothing.You go with the flow you don't stop. — Jack Johnson

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Getting lost is not a waste of time, — Jack Johnson

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Lookin at herself, but wishing she was someone else because the body of the doll that don't look like hers at all. So she straps it on, she sucks it in, she throws it up and gives a grin. — Jack Johnson

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When I'm playing music I'm usually not thinking of surfing, just because I'm usually thinking about the chords and the lyrics, and sometimes that messes me up 'cause you'll start thinking, "Wait, how am I doing this?" But when I'm surfing, I'm usually thinking about music - whether it's an idea for a new song, or just singing a song in my head. — Jack Johnson

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What is the purpose of my life, is it doesn't have to do with learning to let go? — Jack Johnson

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I love playing my music and I love sharing the music with people. But at the same time, it is pretty taxing. — Jack Johnson

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Dreams are like commercials, but her dreams are picture perfect ... — Jack Johnson

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I won from Mr. Jeffries because I outclassed him in every department of the fighting game. Before I entered the ring I was certain I would be the victor. I never changed my mind at any time. — Jack Johnson

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Our dreams are made of real things, like a shoebox full of photographs. — Jack Johnson

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People don't know anything about themselves because they're all worried about everybody else. — Jack Johnson

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I finish a lot of lyrics while I'm in the water and it's always pretty constructive for me to get out in the water. I'm not actually writing the words down, but I have time to think about words, and doing a lot of surfing usually gives me a little space and peace of mind to finish things up. — Jack Johnson

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The words are all around but the words are only sounds and no one ever seems to listen. — Jack Johnson

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The bitter attacks I faced were far worse than any fighter I ever faced in the ring. The caustic remarks, the threats to injure me, the shots at my character-fighting those were my toughest battle. — Jack Johnson

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I would turn on the TV, but its so embarassing. — Jack Johnson

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We're just a bubble in a boiling pot. — Jack Johnson

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The light was leaving in the west it was blue The children's laughter sang and skipping just like the stones they threw the voices echoed across the way its getting late It was just another night with the sun set and the moon rise not so far behind to give us just enough light to lay down underneath the stars listen to papas translations of the stories across the sky we drew our own constellations — Jack Johnson

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When I do these interviews, I get really nervous. And when I get nervous, it comes off as mellow for some reason. — Jack Johnson

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Don't let your dreams be dreams — Jack Johnson

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The wisdom's in the trees not the glass windows. — Jack Johnson

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A billion people died on the news tonight. — Jack Johnson

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Let's not get ahead of ourselves
There's no need for rain
It's our own parade
Let's not be afraid of our reflections
It's not only you you're looking at now — Jack Johnson

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Plexi, plexi, bend don't shatter. Once you're broken, shape won't matter. — Jack Johnson

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Some fighter's waist a lot of their energy. Wait for your opportunity and when it comes, avail yourself of it. The idea of boring in and throwing punches helter skelter without reason doesn't amount to a row of pins. Every time you miss a swing it is worse than being hit. — Jack Johnson

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It takes a long, hard effort and sustained determination to reduce crime. We will stay the course and we are confident that the numbers will continue to go down. — Jack Johnson

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It might sound silly to some people, but if anybody wants to spend time to go out and glide on waves, it just feels like they have an appreciation for the joy of life and must be an okay person. — Jack Johnson

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If I had eyes in the back of my head, I would have told you you looked good as I walked away. — Jack Johnson

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Careful living and correct training methods aided me a great deal, but I would say straight punching was the foundation of all my success. — Jack Johnson

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Go to the east shore of any of the Hawaiian Islands, and that's a pretty big lesson on how much plastic is ending up in the ocean. Basically, the Hawaiian Islands act as a filter out in the middle of the Pacific. — Jack Johnson

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Going far beyond that call of duty, doing more than others expect, this is what excellence is all about! And it comes from striving, maintaining the highest standards, looking after the smallest detail, and going the extra mile. Excellence means doing your very best. In everything! In every way. — Jack Johnson

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When I vote for a candidate I always try to learn as much as I can about them, but I guess I focus a lot on environmental issues, and I tend to vote along those lines. — Jack Johnson

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Who's to say what's impossible?
Well they forgot this world keeps spinning.
And with each new day,
I can feel a change in everything. — Jack Johnson

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What about your mind, does it shine? — Jack Johnson

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What I like to do with music is make people feel better. Make people realize that all humans have the same problems, more or less. A lot of people deal with the same thing. A lot of times people think problems are specific to them and they if they hear a song about a problem common to them, they feel good because they know that someone else has gone through it. — Jack Johnson

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Plato's cave is full of freaks. — Jack Johnson

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I think there's a really great amount of potential for Hawaii to become an example of what's possible with renewable energy because there are so many renewable resources here: energy, solar energy, and wind energy. There's so much potential here. — Jack Johnson

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People are lonely, and only animals with fancy shoes. — Jack Johnson

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Love is the answer
At least for most of the questions in my heart
Why are we here and where do we go
And how come it's so hard — Jack Johnson

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I eat cold eels and think distant thoughts. — Jack Johnson

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Most importantly fighters in my day knew the most important art in boxing - feinting. — Jack Johnson

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I can never tell what's going to end up being on an album until it's all finished. I'm reading the news everyday, and sometimes I just have to be away from it. And that ends up writing the songs for me a little bit. — Jack Johnson

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An individual action, multiplied by millions, creates global change. — Jack Johnson

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It's a lonely little chain if you don't add to it. — Jack Johnson

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He gets his courage from the can, it makes him feel like a man. — Jack Johnson

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Trouble travels fast / When you're specially designed for crash testing / Or wearing wool sunglasses in the afternoon. — Jack Johnson

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Every time I get a chance to be out in the ocean, it's like hitting a reset button for me where I just feel alive again, in perfect balance. Music can give me that, as well, but not as easily. The ocean is the way I know how to find it almost daily. — Jack Johnson

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It seems to me that maybe pretty much always means no. So dont tell me, I might just let it go. — Jack Johnson

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Supporting local food production is so much healthier for people. It's better for the local economy, and it's a lot of fun. — Jack Johnson

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I can go for a week without a guitar, but it's not even funny if I don't get to surf for a month. — Jack Johnson

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To be part of a community feels really good - to be among people who have similar feelings and want to share thoughts. It's a nice feeling. — Jack Johnson

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But you're so busy changing the world
Just one smile can change all of mine — Jack Johnson

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Some music, it's meant just to make you dance and be able to celebrate and get away from all that kind of thinking. And so, I think it is important if you think your music can do that - to keep doin' it. — Jack Johnson

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Guys who do a lot of running and jumping around cannot get themselves set to throw a hard punch. — Jack Johnson

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I think it's really important with kids just to show them the beauty of nature and teach them a profound respect for nature. — Jack Johnson

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Home is wherever we are if there's love here too — Jack Johnson

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We're all related. We're all a family. — Jack Johnson

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Listen close and all else fades, fades away. — Jack Johnson

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My friend told me later he got the chicken pox. I told him I caught politics and never got over it. — Jack Johnson

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This is just a little love song I for my wife. Or for everybody who is going to listen now, but I wrote it for my wife. — Jack Johnson

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The music brings me confidence and freedom. It's also the thing that can make me feel the most vulnerable. Once I finish writing all the songs for an album, once I actually record them, that whole process is usually easy and enjoyable. The part where I feel the most vulnerable is when it's all finished, I can make no more changes, I've turned it in, and there's no going back. All of a sudden I hear the songs in a different way; that's when I feel vulnerable. — Jack Johnson

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We get to go out into the schools and work with the kids on connecting them to their food at a young age, to actually see where their food is coming from, to see that their food is coming from the earth and not just from a supermarket. Once they make that connection, they can start to build upon that. — Jack Johnson

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Sometimes I'll write a song. When I've gone through something really hard in my life, sometimes it's other people's music. Other times it's actually writing the songs and getting out of mind and into the song. — Jack Johnson

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I never doubted the issue from the beginning. I knew I was too good for Burns. I have forgotten more about fighting than Burns ever knew. — Jack Johnson

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Sure, the killer was my son, but I didn't teach him to pull the trigger of the gun. It's the killer on this TV screen, you can't blame me, it's the images he sees. — Jack Johnson

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I think that if everybody changed and tried to make their music political, it'd be kind of a bummer. — Jack Johnson

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She barely understands her dreams of belly button rings and other kind of things. Symbolic of change, but the thing that is strange, it that the changes occur, and now she's just a part of the herd. — Jack Johnson

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We've got everything we need right here, and everything we need is enough. — Jack Johnson

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We've all got the blood on our hands, we only receive what we demand. — Jack Johnson

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Future complications in the strings between the cans. But no prints can come from fingers, if machines become our hands. — Jack Johnson

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There were so many fewer questions when stars were still just the holes to heaven ... — Jack Johnson

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I want to turn the whole thing upside down
I'll find the things they say just can't be found
I'll share the love I find with everyone
We'll sing and dance to Mother Nature's song
I don't want this feeling to go away. — Jack Johnson

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Sometimes I just start humming something, find a melody I like a lot, and if it sticks around for a couple days, a few words will lock themselves into place. I might just get the first line. Then words just keep falling into the syllables. The choruses kind of write themselves and verses I have to work at a little bit. — Jack Johnson

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Love is when you find that thing, when you want to give more than you want to take. — Jack Johnson

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Found my foundation it was underneath me all along. On this path I'm on I never walk alone — Jack Johnson

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It's always better when we're together, somewhere in between together. — Jack Johnson

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It's as simple as something that nobody knows. — Jack Johnson

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Sometimes, the simple messages are the best thing music can do, really. Sometimes, songs can stir people up, motivate them to make change. — Jack Johnson

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His dreams are like commercials. — Jack Johnson

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You need aspiration if you want to really achieve greatness in this world. — Jack Johnson

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The songs themselves sometimes have messages and people can read into them different ways, but I try to use concerts as a way to gather people and then have information there. I think that's important to find that balance, a way to be able to turn people on to things at the shows, but also just have it be an entertainment experience for people who just want to hear music and dance and don't want the extra stuff. — Jack Johnson

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I can change the world with my own two hands — Jack Johnson

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Girl, don't let your dreams be dreams. You know this living's not so hard as it seems. — Jack Johnson

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Pretend like it's the weekend, ... We could pretend it all the time. — Jack Johnson

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Love's just a waste of energy
and life's just a waste of time
so why don't we get together
we could waste everything tonight — Jack Johnson

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I never took singing lessons. I guess, I feel comfortable with it, but I do not feel like a singer. I never want to sing without a guitar in my hand. I consider myself more of a songwriter, rather than a singer. I could never be in a wedding band and just sing Marvin Gaye songs. — Jack Johnson

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I made a lot of mistakes out of the ring, but I never made any in it. — Jack Johnson

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Schedules are impossible to me. I am excited to be on tour, but there are instances when I wish that I wasn't managed. The shows are fun, but six hour drives burn me out. — Jack Johnson

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If it seems like you are playing around and not practicing, that's when you know you really love it. — Jack Johnson

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Slow down, everyone. You're moving too fast. — Jack Johnson

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Fact is only what you believe and fact and fiction work as a team. — Jack Johnson

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I get nervous when I fly; I'm used to walking with my feet. — Jack Johnson

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The possession of muscular strength and the courage to use it in contests with other men for physical supremacy does not necessarily imply a lack of appreciation for the finer and better things of life. — Jack Johnson

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Looking at himself, but wishing he was someone else. Because the posters on the wall, they don't look like him at all. — Jack Johnson

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You don't always have to hold your head higher than your heart — Jack Johnson

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I have dashed across continents and oceans as a fugitive and have matched my wits with the police and secret agents seeking to deprive me of one of the greatest blessings man can have-liberty. — Jack Johnson

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The horizon has been defeated by the pirates of the new age. — Jack Johnson

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The fight between life and death is to the finish, and death ultimately is the victor ... I do not deplore the passing of these crude old days. — Jack Johnson

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A lot of people spend their time just floating/
We were victims together but lonely. — Jack Johnson

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Can't you see that it's just raining? There ain't no need to go outside. — Jack Johnson