You're just sort of searching for this "thing" and sometimes you get it and sometimes you don't. All music is imperfect, but in jazz since you're improvising, at least the way I play, I'm trying to follow my train of thought in a solo.

By : John Abercrombie 0 Likes          


Ideals are not something I can control. It's not logic that convinces me of something, it's what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music.

By : Michelle Shocked

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I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing

By : Ezra Pound

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I think, like many others, I realized that only the massive introduction of American support in one form or another, could possibly bring about a rehabilitation of the economies of those countries within a reasonable time.

By : David Bruce

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I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult.

By : Charlie Hunnam

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I did start reading quite young but I was always read to by my parents, who are both actors. Bedtime stories from when I was about two/three to when I was about 15. In fact they didn't stop until I eventually kind of kicked them out of my bedroom.

By : Samuel West

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Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked

By : Mary Wortley Montagu

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It meant a lot because it was my first time to compete as a senior at that meet, which was kind of weird because I've done senior all year, but I didn't get to compete last year because of my elbow.

By : Carly Patterson

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I'm just taking one step at a time. I could zigzag one way, but it's not usually on purpose.

By : Beck

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Yes, I remember the barbed wire and the guard towers and the machine guns, but they became part of my normal landscape. What would be abnormal in normal times became my normality in camp.

By : George Takei

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We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.

By : Judy Garland

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Often we have no time for our friends but all the time in the world for our enemies.

By : Leon Uris

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Sometimes I only hope to make a good popcorn movie.

By : Lou Diamond Phillips

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