Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Musicians
"I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up"
"Physical strength in a woman - that's what I am"
"In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us"
"One of the things I've always personally tried to stress with this band was to have some kind of visual aspect and to be consistent with it - like, not to change"
"If people make fun of you, it probably means you're doing something right"
"I don't understand the whole dating thing. I know right off the bat if I'm interested in someone, and I don't want them to waste their money on me and take me out to eat if I know I'm not interested in that person"
"But I believe we have a higher level of mentality within us, but we have to use the power in the right way"
"I never had that thing about being black. If the whole world was like that, maybe there would be more harmony and love"
"I didn't have anybody, really, no foundation in life, so I had to make my own way. Always, from the start. I had to go out in the world and become strong, to discover my mission in life"
"Instead of slashing my wrists, I just write a bunch of really crummy songs"
"I don't want to be perfect, but I do want to be a role model. My mom always tells me that imperfections equal beauty. All of us are imperfect"
"People say that I'm a millionaire, but that's not true - I only spend millions"
"How can you consider flower power outdated? The essence of my lyrics is the desire for peace and harmony. That's all anyone has ever wanted. How could it become outdated?"
"We've never been a religious band, but the media wants us to be"
"I was always a drama queen. I remember playing in the kitchen, trying to get my mom to think I was dead and call the police. When she didn't, I would cry. I was always theatrical. I don't think any of my relatives are surprised"
"Honestly I just wear what I like. You know why? 'Cause I can, I'm a rock star"
"My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully"
"For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again"
"I've left Bethlehem, and I feel free. I've left the girl I was supposed to be, and some day I'll be born"
"Now so many really good groups who have had a first major hit can't get a deal for a second one"
"There are certain things I want to keep to me. I don't discuss my private life"
"At a certain point I'm going to want to have a family"
"I grew up in the Bronx where you would stay up late with your girlfriends, just being silly in our bedrooms, whatever. And I was always the clown"
"I need that on stage. I need a burst of life. That's entertainment for me"
"I heard stories from my mother's mother who was an American Indian. She was spiritual, although she did not go to church, but she had the hum. She used to tell me stories of the rivers"
"I don't want to act just to be on the screen doing anything and looking any kind of way"
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