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I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain
by Alejo Carpentier

I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain
about what the end result would be.
On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world;
being heard everywhere,
and our small island was already producing one of the
popular musical genres of the 20th century.
- Alejo Carpentier

I studied harmony and composition in a very spontaneous manner.
- Alejo Carpentier

Those who have always had faith in its final success
can do no less than rejoice as if it was our own triumph
after five years of daily struggle to impose Cuban
music on the European continent.
- Alejo Carpentier

I won't eat anything that has intelligent life,
but I'd gladly eat a network executive or a politician.
- Marty Feldman

 

I was gladly cuffed, shackled, loaded into the caged
bus and driven through the main gate of Bare Hill Correctional
Facility for what I pray to God will be forever.
- Jack Carroll

This marched was planned to be non violent and non confrontational,
and gladly it stayed that way.
What really impressed me was the self discipline of the Black Block.
- John Blair

College on for sure...
I'm scared to say it cause it sounds like a family movie,
but if my kid was 7, 8, 9 I would take her to this quickly and gladly!
- Rob Morrow

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Shoot the bad guys and I'll gladly sing a tune for you.
- Scott Weiland

I hate to be a failure.
I hate and regret the failure of my marriages.
I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success.
- J. Paul Getty

To God be humble, to thy friend be kind,
and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow;
His chance tonight,
it maybe thine tomorrow.
- William Dunbar

Gladly we desire to make other men perfect,
but we will not amend our own fault.
- Thomas Kempis

I would gladly do it but I am suffering from social phobia.
I cannot manage being in a crowd of people.
- Elfriede Jelinek

Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you,
but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.
- Jim Elliot

I am not greedy, so I would gladly give a song to someone
else to sing if it makes more sense.
- Christina Milian

New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly,
provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
- James Agate

The guest gets at least as much service with us as
with some established airline,
if not even more.
And at by far a favourable price.
Thus the passengers remain gladly with us.
- Niki Lauda

Behold, my friends, the spring is come;
the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun,
and we shall soon see the results of their love!
- Sitting Bull

I don't mind dying, I'll gladly do that,
but not right now, I need to clean the house first.
- Astrid Lindgren

I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only
they would stop trying to be the same as us.
- Sacha Guitry

I go gladly to my wife and boy, and I leave this world
at peace with every one in it and at peace with God.
- Alex Campbell

The older I get, the less I suffer fools gladly.
- Kathleen Turner

I have been further enlightened by the conversation
and correspondence of some illustrious Italians,
whom I would gladly name, were I not afraid of exposing them to danger.
- Edmond About

As a political independent, I would gladly vote for
any political party dedicated to limited government and entrepreneurship.
- Arthur C. Brooks

If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal,
I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives
me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is the artist who realizes that there is a supreme
force above him and works gladly away as a small apprentice under God's heaven.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor.
- Friedrich Schiller

Suffer fools gladly; they may be right.
- Holbrook Jackson

If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour
of beauty of with which I was in love would one day
flood back into my heart,
there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end,
how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.
- Michelangelo

A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness;
happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment,
when the picture of one's life, or of human life,
as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will,
and is gladly accepted.
- George Santayana

Well, it's because I gladly acknowledge some ideas
that are part of process theology,
but which I think are not tied to all the details of process thought,
and are very illuminating and helpful.
- John Polkinghorne

Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind,
I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth,
and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.
- Thomas Arnold

I tell her all the time I'd gladly retire and hang
out with the kids and clean the house.
I want to have a good life and great family,
and from a professional standpoint I want to be successful,
but it's not the most important thing at all.
- Nick Lachey

The most that one of Jewish faith can do -
and some have gladly done it -
is to say that Jesus was the greatest in the long succession of Jewish prophets.
None can acknowledge that Jesus was the Messiah without becoming a Christian.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

There is no man, however wise, who has not at some
period of his youth said things,
or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so
unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly,
if he could, expunge it from his memory.
- Marcel Proust

The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned
a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage
immigrants who gladly fill these jobs,
many of them happy to be paid in cash,
free of federal and state taxes.
- Spencer Bachus

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Love's gift cannot be given,
it waits to be accepted.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

Love ... waits to be accepted.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

And you would accept the seasons of your heart
just as you have always accepted
that seasons pass over your fields
and you would watch with serenity
through the winters of your grief.
- Khalil Gibran

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths,
rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
- John D. Rockefeller

Irrational beliefs are culturally accepted delusions.
- Robert Todd Carroll

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

A couple of weeks after that, Zebra Books phoned with an offer,
and I accepted.
- George Stephen

Originality implies being bold enough to go beyond accepted norms.
- Anthony Storr

All sorts of spiritual gifts come through privations,
if they are accepted.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

In 1969, when I graduated from Harvard Law School,
women and minorities made up a tiny fraction of the
first year associates accepted by top law firms.
- Jane Harman

Men like Hitler and Stalin and their immediate lieutenants
cannot plead in defence of their actions that these
were justified by the accepted values of that time.
- Douglas Hurd

No constitution is or can be perfectly symmetrical,
what it can and must be is generally accepted as both fair and usable.
- Ferdinand Mount

It is only when our life proceeds within bounds and in an accepted,
disciplined way, that the mind can be free.
- Vinoba Bhave

Secrecy, once accepted, becomes an addiction.
- Edward Teller

Darwin himself recorded the fact that he accepted the Malthusian idea.
- Trofim Lysenko

In Germany air became generally accepted Berlin in this area.
It operated with 45 airplanes within the Low Cost range from Germany,
and is one the most successful carriers in Europe.
- Niki Lauda

Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend
America and uphold our values when duty called.
- Bill Shuster

I knew being accepted was going to be hard,
but I knew I was involved in a situation that was going
to bring opportunities to other blacks.
- Larry Doby

I learned so much from other actors and they definitely
didn't treat me like some sex bomb or bimbo.
I felt fully accepted in the regular movie world.
I didn't feel categorised.
- Sylvia Kristel

With whom do you argue? With a woman,
of course.
Not with a friend, because he accepted all your defects the moment he found you.
Besides, woman is mother-have we forgotten?
- Marcello Mastroianni

I accepted the interviews and encounters that had to be held with the media,
but I would have preferred to work in peace.
- Naguib Mahfouz

One of the first rules of playing the power game is
that all bad news must be accepted calmly,
as if one already knew and didn't care.
- Michael Korda

I have just come from the castle, where I have seen
the president of the republic,
and I can tell you that he has accepted all of my proposals
without making any changes.
- Klement Gottwald

They might have a long way to go before truly accepting
gay people into their lives,
but they have accepted the show into their living rooms each and every week.
- Sean Hayes

All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must
never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final.
- Hypatia

I accepted the face that as much as I want to lead others,
and love to be around other people, in some essential way,
I am something of a loner.
- Arthur Ashe

Biology has progressed tremendously due to the model that Darwin put forth.
But the black boxes Darwin accepted are now being opened,
and our view of the world is again being shaken.
- Michael Behe

What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent.
The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the
government of this country they have accepted and admitted.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

There can be no proof that Blake's lyric is composed
of the best words in the best order;
only a conviction,
accepted by our knowledge and judgment,
that it is so.
- John Drinkwater

I realized pretty soon that I have to do more than
just play bass in the background way.
So, I developed a kind of playing which only a handful of musicians accepted.
- Eberhard Weber


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