As you know, finding the best way to learn guitar is tough.
No matter how much you love playing, it can be frustrating, tricky and deflating at times.
It's nice sometimes to know you're not alone.
Nobody was born able to play a jaw-dropping solo. Even the guitar playing legends found learning hard you know. All it takes is persistence, practice, and passion. There's no voodoo.
So you're working your do-dah's off practising your guitar day in day out...
You need and deserve some inspiring, motivating words of reassurance. You can do it...You're on the right path...Keep the faith.
You're only human afterall! We all love an encouraging pick-me-up.
Regenerate your passion and feel inspired by the following pearls of wisdom from some of the most skilled and talented guitarists planet earth has seen.
Bookmark, Pin, Tweet, save to your desktop, stick where ever takes your fancy these uplifting quotes to make sure the only blues you feel from now on are the BB King type...
What do you think? - Which of these quotes struck a chord with you the most? Have any inspiring words yourself to share? Don't be shy. Tell the rest of us in the comments below.
Even total rock stars can be low
Everybody finds learning guitar hard at first. Nothing worth having in life is meant to come easy. So get on it. Get stick in. Get kickass.
Shameless confession - you know you're the coolest dude in the room if you play guitar. Oh
Learn as much as you can, work on those core techniques and tomorrow you could be writing your own Purple Haze.
Play like nobody is listening. Go wild. This guitar playing thing is unbelievable fun in epic proportions if you let it be.
The only way to get truly amazing on guitar is to learn other people's styles and songs. Period. Don't be afraid to explore your own style in time.
Sometimes, you just know...pretty amazing feeling isn't it?
Admit it. You're smiling now aren't you?...
Don't forget to enjoy playing. You picked up the guitar for a reason. Never forget that.
The more you learn, the more your skills skyrocket. The more they skyrocket, the more astoundingly epic you play the guitar.
Very powerful. The maestro himself sums it up. (This is my personal favourite if you're asking).
Follow your heart and keep playing. As the man just said, everything will be alright as long as you keep playing. Boy, It's great to be a guitar player!
Think of the smile you have the power to put on somebodies face with your playing. Remember how strong the power of music is.
Don't feel like talking socially at times? Need some 'me time' now and then? Your perfect friend is ready and waiting to be taken into your hands, and she's got 6 shiny strings.
That point when all your learned skills and knowledge on the guitar enable you to start creating your own music is an epic life-changing moment my friend.
It's a running theme isn't it this one? Always remember to enjoy and love playing the guitar. Get the right guidance and tuition, and you'll achieve this vital state.
The more you learn the more you can learn, and the more you learn the more dramatically your playing ability soars.
Go with the flow, and let your creative juices flood out. Sounds messy. But oh so much fun.
Find your passion for playing, and practice will never again be a chore, but an adventure.
What's your favourite guitar god quote from above and more importantly, do you have any pearls of wisdom to help your fellow guitarists feel inspired?
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