I'd been to Memphis before, but we stayed out of Memphis early on in the late 70s for obvious reasons. People were very sensitive about Elvis Presley, and my stage name obviously would be provocative to some people in that area at that time.

By : Elvis Costello 0 Likes          


People marry for a variety of reasons and with varying results. But to marry for love is to invite inevitable tragedy.

By : James Branch Cabell

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None can less afford to delay than the aged sinner. Now is the time. Now or never. You have, as it were, one foot already in the grave. Your opportunities will soon be over. Strive, then, I entreat you, to enter in at the strait gate.

By : Archibald Alexander

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I tried acupuncture, the patch, and hypnosis, but found that I needed to do it alone - when the time was right for me.

By : Christy Turlington

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Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.

By : Bill Watterson

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It's a question of why they come for your advice. Whatever I tell you, it doesn't matter, it is completely irrelevant in a way. I know so many actors who were discouraged and put that aside. You will get half-baked opinions.

By : Michael York

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In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved.

By : Russell Baker

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Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.

By : Herbie Hancock

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I probably played hurt a lot more times than I should have.

By : Merlin Olsen

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If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.

By : Herman Hesse

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Every man of courage is a man of his word.

By : Pierre Corneille

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Friends show their love in times of trouble.

By : Euripides

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I was also lucky to play for an owner, Bud Selig, who truly cared about his players. He'd call me into his office once in a while when he knew things weren't going so well. And it's funny. Every time I left there I always felt like something good was about to happen.

By : Robin Yount

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