Quite a few musicians came to our house. And my ma took me to hear many more, hoping to encourage in me a love of music. But she wouldn't consent to my having music lessons, for she feared I might end up as she had done - unable to play except from paper.

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I love what I do, so it's not tiring. If I worked at a computer or drove a truck, I'd be dead in a week.

By : Karen Black

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For me from a pretty young age up until about 21 years old hallucinogenics had a huge place in my life.

By : Jon Fishman

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The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love - almost as violent and much more mischievous.

By : Aldous Huxley

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There's also a subplot about a guy who manages pop groups. Dave is a very ambitious boy, and he gets offered an audition but only wants to do it on his terms and conditions. He wants to maintain his integrity.

By : Neil Tennant

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Not with the Rochester Philharmonic, but I formed my own orchestra, made up of musicians from the Eastman School, where I'm on the faculty now, direct the Jazz Ensemble and teach improvisation classes.

By : Chuck Mangione

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Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.

By : Marcus Aurelius

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Sometimes Queens' music is dark, but somehow it's ok to deliver it with a smile on your face because thing's are still going to kick in.

By : Joshua Homme

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Music is more difficult - try naming a political band. The Dead Kennedys. The Dead Kennedys are political, but they are more funny than they are political.

By : Thom Yorke

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If you increase taxes now on - at any level, it's going to make it harder to create jobs And we've lost 2 1/2 million jobs since the stimulus package passed. We're at 9.6 unemployment. So I don't think we tax too little, I think we spend too much.

By : Lindsey Graham

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Most of us are not real eager to grow, myself included. We try to be happy by staying in the status quo. But if we're not willing to be honest with ourselves about what we feel, we don't evolve.

By : Olympia Dukakis

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In cities like New York and Austin, there's much more of a social context for music than in other places.

By : John Cale

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A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.

By : Pearl S. Buck

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