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Over to 30 best guitar quotes

How guitar got its name?

Rare facts on guitar



Understanding top 30 quotes on guitar is essential for Musicians as they encapsulate the essence of different genres and artists, diverse playing styles. 

Studying these top 30 quotes on guitar not only enhances technical skills but also deepens musical appreciation, offering a unique insight into the language of the instrument.

Breezing through these top 30 quotes on guitar makes us feel that, Playing the guitar is an out of the world twirl of the fingertips on the strings, weaving melodies that transcend earthly boundaries casting a spell of charisma that entertains the soul and captivates hearts with its timeless allure.

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Over to 30 best guitar quotes.

Get inspired and inspire others to become guitarist with these amazing Top 30 Quotes on Guitar.

1. A guitar is more than a sound box…. It is part of your soul – Manuel Velazquez

2. I’m only myself when I have guitar in my hands- George Harrison

3.Technically, I’m not a guitar player, all I play is truth and emotion –Jim Hendrix

4.”If we replaced guns with guitars, then the world would be a concert” ~ Thomas Ian Nicholas

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

6.“The history of music is mortal, but the idiocy of the guitar is eternal.”― Milan Kundera,

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7.“The guitar is a miniature orchestra in itself.”― Ludwig van Beethoven

8.“The important thing to remember is that a guitar makes the sound, but you make the music.”
― Mark Phillips, Guitar For Dummies

9.“I just go where the guitar takes me.”— Angus Young

10.“My guitar was a loyal person to me.” — Dave Mustaine

11.“I wanted to connect my guitar to human emotions.” — B. B. King

12.“The guitar was my weapon, my shield to hide behind.”— Brian May

13.“Sometimes the nicest thing to do with a guitar is just look at it.” — Thom Yorke

How guitar got its name

The word ‘guitar’ is likely derived from the Spanish name ‘Guitarra Latina’, which was used to refer to chordophones, the instruments most commonly associated with the guitar. The most significant development towards designing the modern-day guitar came in the 16th century. Also visit our recent blog on best 30 Piano quotes

14.“The important thing to remember is that a guitar makes the sound, but you make the music.”― Mark Phillips, Guitar For Dummies

15.“Enthusiasm is everything. It must be taut and vibrating like a guitar string.” — Pele

16.“I have to work hard to get the record deal – I have to spend years at it to get good. I have to practice to be good at guitar.” — Taylor Swift

17.“All I’ve got is a red guitar, three chords and the truth.”  — Bob Dylan 

18.“Growing up, I was listening to a lot of Metallica, a lot of instrumental guitar music because I started out as a guitar player.” — Ludwig Goransson

19.“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

20.“I have to have a guitar sitting around… I sing around the house. The music comes secondary. The lyrics come first.” — Emmylou Harris

21.“I’ve played guitar and piano for a while, so it’s really fun to play music on film.” — Austin Butler

22.“I like to be quiet and play guitar and just chill.”— Post Malone

23.“I play guitar and sing when I’m not busy with school and acting.” — Kaitlyn Dever

24.“I can play rhythm guitar. I know how to hold a guitar and strum it.” — Jamie Lee Curtis

25.“With a guitar, I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds.” — William Christopher Handy

26.“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

27.“Great musicians are great musicians, whether they’re playing the trombone or an electric guitar or a xylophone.” — Chris Stapleton

28.“The guitar is a much more efficient machine than a computer. More responsive.” Colin Greenwood

29.“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

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

These top 30 best guitar quotes will strike a chord with every music lover. So get some inspiration from the sensational words of the greats and feel the music come alive.

Rare facts on guitar

  1. The first Guitar was created in Ancient Egypt
  2. The world’s biggest functioning Guitar is 13 metres long…
  3. The shortest Guitar is just 10 Microns!
  4. The most expensive Guitar ever sold, cashed out for a whopping $8.2 million!
  5. Gibson made the most Luxurious Guitar of all time
  6. Ibanez added the seventh and eighth strings
  7. The first electric guitar was invented in 1931 by George Beauchamp; a musician, in collaboration with an electrical engineer, Adolph Rickenbacker.
  8. Guitar is a Plucked stringed instrument.
  9. It probably originated in Spain in the early 16th century.
  10. The guitar is a polyphonic instrument. This means that it is capable of playing more than one tone at a time


Exploring these top 30 Quotes on Guitar provides a succinct and inspiring way to connect with the rich history, emotions, and universal truths associated with playing the instrument, fostering a deeper appreciation for the art and its timeless impact on creativity and self-expression, it’s a melodious journey through wisdom encapsulated in strings.

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