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Half the bands I guarantee wouldn't at this point ...
by Nuno Bettencourt

Half the bands I guarantee wouldn't at this point want Nuno to open for them.
- Nuno Bettencourt

It's hard to know exactly what it sounds like to me.
I'm in the studio and I write it -
and that's it.
- Nuno Bettencourt

I think I'm a music fan before anything else.
- Nuno Bettencourt

I am affected by what is around.
I don't think many people would admit that.
- Nuno Bettencourt

 

My current project is my band, Population 1.
We are writing, rehearsing and playing in Los Angeles.
- Nuno Bettencourt

As opposed to touring for three years and then going
into the studio and writing an album,
I think this record is representative of a lot of everyday people.
- Nuno Bettencourt

I never record anything like a demo,
I just go for it.
- Nuno Bettencourt

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I wanted to do the whole album in black and white,
and it really killed me that when you see it in the
light it's got green in it.
I don't know what the hell that was about.
- Nuno Bettencourt

Even with Extreme, I don't think you have a choice
but to sort of have somewhat of an influence of the times.
- Nuno Bettencourt

When you are in this business and this career,
it's hard for any one thing to engulf you.
- Nuno Bettencourt

Who needs fan mail when you have the Internet?
- Nuno Bettencourt

Live are a really good band.
I like Stone Temple Pilots, Radiohead I love.
Even Oasis.
- Nuno Bettencourt

I always imagine later on these songs I could've played with a band,
but it never worked out that way.
- Nuno Bettencourt

I definitely get affected by new stuff.
There's a lot of older influences, but there's also newer stuff too.
- Nuno Bettencourt

Having a baby is one of the most wonderful things in your life,
as well as the hardest thing in your life.
- Nuno Bettencourt

The touring part is really mixed.
You love to play and you can't wait to go,
but you don't want to leave.
- Nuno Bettencourt

It's just a bunch of songs.
I'm not trying to cure any major disease.
- Nuno Bettencourt

As much as you put into it is as much as you get out of it.
- Nuno Bettencourt

Obviously the biggest change is that it's me by myself.
When you don't have another band interpreting your
songs or playing them the way that they have,
it's bound to sound different.
- Nuno Bettencourt

There's two facets to writing a song.
There's you sitting in your room writing the sentiments of the song;
the lyrics,
the melody and the changes, and then there's the part
where you go into the studio and you put clothing on it.
- Nuno Bettencourt

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

This communicating of a man's self to his friend
works two contrary effects;
for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half.
- Francis Bacon

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

Many important things shouldn't be done half-way.
Think of getting married, having children,
starting a business, changing your career.
There are times to gather your courage
and make the leap, the whole leap.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.
As spirits they belong to the eternal world,
but as animals they inhabit time.
- C. S. Lewis

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

I'm half alive but I feel mostly dead.
- Jewel

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

Half the people you know are below average.
- Anonymous

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than
half of the people are right more than half of the time.
- E. B. White

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler

A lie can travel half way around the world while the
truth is putting on its shoes.
- Charles Spurgeon

I live in my own place -
have never copied anyone even half,
and at any master who lacks the grace -
to laugh at himself - I laugh.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Think of how stupid the average person is,
and realize half of them are stupider than that.
- George Carlin

Shrinking away from death
is something unhealthy and abnormal -
which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
- Carl Jung

Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating
only the top half of each slice.
- Barbra Streisand

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

Most people think that anger is an instinctive response,
and that some people were just born with the temperament
to get angrier faster than others.
That statement is only half right.
Anger is an instinctive response.
We respond to an affront with anger essentially instantaneously -
much too quickly for conscious thought to be called upon.
But the instinct of the anger response
can be trained through conscious repetition,
visualization, and coaching.
Visualization is seeing the event
we desire to master in our mind's eye.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What would be the use of immortality to a person
who cannot use well a half an hour.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The rite of the rings appeals yet appalls:
a cutting, a joining, a losing, a gaining.
One becomes half, as two become one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their classes.
- Al McGuire

A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible
as an argument than a whole one.
It carries better.
- Stephen Leacock

A painting that is well composed is half finished.
- Pierre Bonnard

I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the
very end of 1978 for half of my annual income.
I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer.
- Bill Budge

Knowledge is only one half.
Faith is the other.
- Novalis

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
- Francis Bacon

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars,
would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
- Bette Davis

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

Times like these, dark times,
they do funny things to people.
They can tear them apart.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Crazy is walking down the street
with half a cantaloupe on your head,
muttering; "I'm a hamster, I'm a hamster."
- the movie Spy Hard (1996)

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you
don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
- Flip Wilson

Half the world is composed of idiots,
the other half, of people clever enough
to take indecent advantage of them.
- Walter Kerr

Barf: I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend!
- the movie Spaceballs (1987)

About half my designs are controlled fantasy,
15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.
- Manolo Blahnik

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.
They are consumed in twelve minutes.
Half-times take twelve minutes.
This is not coincidence.
- Erma Bombeck

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
- Debi Thomas

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
- Benjamin Franklin


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