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Groups like The Mountain Brothers just have to keep
by Chad Hugo

Groups like The Mountain Brothers just have to keep
on doing what they're doing -
just make it dope and just make it different.
And not try to compete with other people of color.
- Chad Hugo

I grew up around hip-hop so I didn't think it was about
being cool or being black or being white or whatever.
- Chad Hugo

I just always considered myself to be different and
able to explore whatever I wanted.
- Chad Hugo

So I think it's better to say something than not to say anything at all,
even to an ignorant person.
- Chad Hugo

 

You've come to me now at this point in time,
when The Neptunes are just now getting our light.
- Chad Hugo

For me, I'm just trying to be the best at what I do.
I'll wave an Asian American flag if I get that opportunity.
I'm not hiding or trying to discredit my background or anything,
I just haven't had the opportunity.
- Chad Hugo

I'm not trying to disrespect anybody by saying this -
I'm not sure I feel any interaction with Asian America in any collective sense.
- It's like, when you're telling me this right now,
my reaction is, Really? Asian America knows about me?
- Chad Hugo

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I played saxophone, so I was into jazz.
I learned from each audience and each teacher that I had.
I can't really tell you any rules or anything,
but the way I develop my beliefs is really just by
personally learning from different situations.
- Chad Hugo

When I made it, I still didn't wave the flag and say,
Yeah go Asian people.
I do want people to know that about me,
but I always felt like at least musically,
let me just do what I do and be the best at it.
Which is what I'm doing right now.
- Chad Hugo

People sort themselves into groups
of happy people and unhappy people
through two different, but complementary mechanisms,
influence and affinity.
I influence those around me
with my emotional state, either happy or unhappy.
At the same time, I feel an affinity
for others who are like me in some way -
in this case by sharing my emotional outlook on life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love and treasure individuals as I meet them;
I loathe and despise the groups
they identify with and belong to.
- George Carlin

Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
- Cathy Guisewite

In individuals, insanity is rare;
but in groups, parties, nations and epochs,
it is the rule.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Self-help books are for the birds.
Self-help groups are where it's at.
- Janice Dickinson

At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers'
groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
- Bernard Cornwell

At the outset, at least, all three groups had something else to recommend them,
as well: They were headquartered 3,000 miles away from
the East Side of Manhattan.
- Tom Wolfe

While I was into many different types of music,
and played with many different local groups,
I really didn't have a band to call my own until Dire
Straits was formed in 1977.
- Mark Knopfler

In subsequent years the groups you named had important
roles in educating people about the real issues in Washington and Raleigh,
and within the Democratic Party.
- Jesse Helms

It was clear that the special interest groups in California
really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country,
because that was where the racial tension was the greatest.
- Iris Chang

We can no longer expect an Intelligence Community that
is mostly male and mostly white to be able to monitor
and infiltrate suspicious organizations or terrorist groups.
- Jane Harman

We think that groups of between 30 and 40 early men
would have settled in an area measuring a hundred square kilometers.
- Richard Leakey

There is no obstacle in the path of young people who
are poor or members of minority groups that hard work
and preparation cannot cure.
- Barbara Jordan

And we need to maintain our foothold in the fight against
terrorism and terrorist groups and respond to any degradation
of Iraqi security or stability.
- Rick Larsen

It's great, because different groups of kids can laugh
at each other and still enjoy the show.
- Daisy Berkowitz

Let's put one lie to rest for all time:
the lie that men are oppressed,
too, by sexism-the lie that there can be such a thing
as men's liberation groups.
- Robin Morgan

In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups,
has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists,
or any other groups, and frequently does so.
- Carroll Quigley

Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics:
it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently.
- Joseph Stiglitz

On September 11, the murders of World Trade Center
employees and visitors took the lives of numerous nationalities,
ethnic groups and religious followers.
- Cliff Stearns

I feel more comfortable doing films with groups of guys.
It's a lot easier for me.
There's a difference with women: you can't take them
to dinner every night and go crazy.
- Tom Berenger

I would go to sketch groups and draw.
I really enjoyed the subject matter,
but I wasn't good at it.
- Jack Prelutsky

People's intelligence tends to be in inverse proportion to their number.
People don't tend to get smarter as they get into bigger groups.
- Robyn Hitchcock

CRATEL is a center with a two-fold mission -
to explore technology as an expressive element and
to use technology to bridge gaps between diverse groups of people.
- John Harrison

I wish I could see over crowds and small groups of people.
- John Oates

More and more, cultural groups are cross-pollinating,
and we're getting much more interesting art as a result.
- Damon Albarn

The problem is, of course, that these interest groups
are all asking for changes,
but their enthusiasm for change rapidly disappears
when it affects the core of their own interests.
- Angela Merkel

We will make every effort to unify all ethnic groups,
to strengthen belief in Taiwan and to persist in reform.
- Chen Shui-bian

Most of the groups I worked with 30 years ago are either dead or dead broke.
And it's a shame.
- Ronnie Spector

The groups, though, were my inspiration way back then.
I liked Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers.
- Eddie Floyd

You'll find individuals agreeing on this,
but when they get into collective societies and larger
groups they find it difficult to achieve group agreement.
- Neale Donald Walsch

My mother would take groups of students to different
countries and always brought us along,
so by the time I was 10, I had been to Russia,
China, Nicaragua and several other countries.
- Eliza Dushku

Much of what candidates have to do is raise money and
appeal to constituencies or interest groups that can provide that money.
- Robert Scheer

I don't really like groups that make the same statement over and over again.
It's good, but kind of predictable.
- Martin Fry

Writers and politicians are natural rivals.
Both groups try to make the world in their own images;
they fight for the same territory.
- Salman Rushdie

Three groups spend other people's money:
children,
thieves, politicians.
All three need supervision.
- Dick Armey

The SS, as such, behaved no more criminally than any
other social groups would behave when taking part in political events.
- Hans Frank

The thing is that, they all had real strong personalities
and real distinct identities,
and I don't find most of the groups that are coming out now really do.
- Lester Bangs

When we started making electronic music I imagined
that the reaction we got from the rock musicians must
have been similar to the one the beat groups got from people like my dad.
- Trevor Horn

A lot of industry groups have said they support a federal law.
They don't want to have to deal with 50 different state laws.
- William Jackson

One of the first groups we signed was the Fifth Dimension.
- Johnny Rivers

We are very serious about imposing weapons restrictions
on the PFLP and other Palestinian groups operating
from their camps in Lebanon.
- Walid Jumblatt

I was sympathetic to virtually all groups that wanted
to get away from the old system.
- Clarence Thomas

Without the ability of issue groups to tell the truth,
who knows what the public will believe.
- Paul Weyrich

The problem we have in America is the systematic erosion
of our religious values in an attempt by certain liberal
groups to expunge our Christian heritage from the public square.
- Pat Robertson

To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life.
Every politician has lied about something because they
are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.
- Peter Schuyler

If it's a modern-day story dealing with certain ethnic groups,
I think I could open up certain scenes for improvisation,
while staying within the structure of the script.
- Martin Scorsese

For about ten years now, the struggle for democracy
and the respect of human rights has been in the focus point -
if not a commodity -
of political groups aiming to rise to power.
- Omar Bongo

Groups are grammatical fictions; only individuals exist,
and each individual is different.
- Robert Anton Wilson

A public expectation, it has to be said,
not of poetry as such but of political positions variously
approvable by mutually disapproving groups.
- Seamus Heaney

There are atheists and Christians, and there are people
in both groups who are a little too heavy-handed.
- Andy Dick

I can't belong to groups.
I've tried.
I behave normally, but people don't look at me normally.
- Jeanne Moreau

The black groups that boycott certain films would do
better to get the money together to make the films they want to see,
or stay in church and leave us to our work.
- Richard Pryor

I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church.
Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television
singing their hearts out.
- Tommy Shaw

The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups.
A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
- The Buddha

I always divide people into two groups.
Those who live by what they know to be a lie,
and those who live by what they believe,
falsely, to be the truth.
- Christopher Hampton

The vast majority of Muslims living here are peaceful citizens.
Unfortunately, however, we also see religious and political
fanaticism among Muslim groups in Germany.
- Otto Schily

Guys would hang out in groups just to be with the music.
- Jim Capaldi

In Uzbekistan, hundreds of protesters were recently
killed under the corrupt regime of President Karimov
in what human rights groups are calling a massacre.
- Ed Markey

And so I missed those best years and I find it difficult for me,
in groups, to be comfortable.
- Eddie Albert

Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds,
I see no remedy but force.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

As Mayor, I will lead city government,
businesses, and community groups to support innovative
projects that will make San Francisco streets and public
places vibrant and healthy.
- Gavin Newsom

Women are incredible in groups together.
Terrifying.
Men have nothing on them.
- Michael Hutchence


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