Facts about Holly Near

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Summary

Holly Near is a famous Musician from USA, he/she is still alive and was born June 6, 1949.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Holly.

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Famous quotes by Holly Near (30)


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"To my great surprise and pleasure, I have had dinner with most of the people living with whom I would like to have dinner"
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"The war on drugs is a war against the communities"
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"My creativity and my political work are linked. I don't do this work out of guilt or out of responsibility"
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"Leaping away from my mistakes has propelled me forward. It has great force behind it. It makes for great storytelling"
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"It's been important to me to be a good activist, a good thinker, a good musician, a good singer, and a good entertainer. You can't do it all, but I have walked those delicate lines as best I know how"
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"I'm not allowing my perspective to be dictated by the dominant culture"
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"Once women are not excluded, I don't think any of us will give a damn what pronouns are used. That wasn't the point"
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"To be always in a state of wonder is a kind of sensitivity that can sometimes be an extraordinary blessing and sometimes a real pain"
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"Part of being an artist is being willing to be shocked, being willing to be surprised, being willing to be hurt"
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"It is essential that men start being interested in and excited by how women think"
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"I like this life. I like it when it's hard, and I like it better when it's not, but I know you don't get the sweet part without the bitter"
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"We who are interested in relative truth have to keep digging for it and not let ourselves be sucked under"
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"The women's movement completely changed attitudes all over the world in ways we'll never be able to count"
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"People love to hear the mistakes you've made"
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"Language is like songs, like food, like dance-it is the expression of what we think"
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"If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum"
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"If I didn't think and feel the way I think and feel, I couldn't sing the way I sing. And I like singing the way I sing"
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"A lot of artists say, I'm not political. People are afraid of this word"
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"Why do we kill people who are killing people to show that killing people is wrong?"
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"My parents encouraged thought. You'll get through life better if you learn how to think"
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"You can't just leave out one part; the bread won't rise if the yeast isn't there"
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"When the students were killed at Kent State, the cast voted to do a demonstration from the stage, and I abstained"
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"My parents had been involved in the labor movement; if we'd grown up in the city, we would have been red-diaper babies"
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"White middle- and upper-class men have a longer journey to go than many people"
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"When an audience comes to one of my concerts, I hope they'll see themselves, somewhere, in one of the songs"
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"Part of keeping space open is not to try to choose a form - to spend more time thinking about content, and let form take care of itself"
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"Music can be used against us as much as it can be used for us. Muzak can put a whole nation to sleep, whereas a lullaby is intended to put a child to sleep in a sweet way"
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"I don't believe in nirvana. If nirvana was handed to us on a silver platter, this would be the first day of our struggle to keep it"
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"When we make mistakes, say, I'm blessed that I have an opportunity to learn from this"
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"To come to a concert and hear a lot of songs from a female perspective should not make men say, 'Oh well, that's for women'"


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