I hope we can keep doing it this way - making music and art that are pure products of our influences while not really having to let the whole celebrity side of it get in the way. Then maybe more virtual bands will come out and do the same thing.

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I just think it's a blessing that I was able to have the gift of words and to be able to put them into music. I was given a great gift all the way around. I didn't ever have to really go out and look for songs, you know.

By : Teena Marie

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I'm interested in what would normally be considered the worst aspects of commercial art. I think it's the tension between what seems to be so rigid and cliched and the fact that art really can't be this way.

By : Roy Lichtenstein

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Bit parts in Mediocre TV shows won't develop your acting chops.

By : Stephen Collins

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I have always thought of myself as a performer first and way down the line as a recording artist.

By : Leo Kottke

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That's the motivation of an artist - to seek attention of some kind.

By : James Taylor

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I used my mother's radio as a PA system. I'd take the telephone, the speaking part, and take those two leads off and lead them into the radio and the sound would come out of the speaker.

By : Les Paul

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A real active music set, based and really concentrated on what the music's all about. That's what I'm all about - singing and a really good strong music set.

By : Jon Secada

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A successful artist of any kind has to work so hard that she is justified in refusing to lay down her sceptre until she is placed on the bier.

By : Edith Evans

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When I started in the late 1950s, every film I made - no matter how low the budget - got a theatrical release. Today, less that 20-percent of our films get a theatrical release.

By : Roger Corman

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I think, being an actor, it's just a relief every time you get a part.

By : Jillian Bach

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The heart of the matter seems to me to be the direct interaction between one's making a poem in English and a poem in the language that one understands and values. I don't see how you can do it otherwise.

By : Robert Fitzgerald

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As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.

By : Marshall McLuhan

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