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A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places.
by Chuck D. *q

A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places.
You're always looking for somebody to love you,
be accepted, and there's the insecurities that are
even transmitted through rap.
Everyone is trying to aim to please too much.
- Chuck D. *q

I think governments are the cancer of civilization.
- Chuck D. *q

I think right about now we have to beware of marketed Malcolms and Martins.
Real people do real things.
- Chuck D. *q

I'd rather have a hundred thousand or a million people
saying I'm nuts and I'm crazy for my musical choices
and what I've said lyrically,
than a million people all raising their hand on the first day.
- Chuck D. *q

 

You have to wait for people to program you.
The only difference is the amount of people that you're
going to reach but that's going to even out in the
next two or three years anyway.
Computers are being bought faster than televisions right now.
- Chuck D. *q

We don't see the people who are doing real things getting enough props.
We often see politicians who are everywhere but nowhere
at the same goddamn time.
You know the kind of person: You see them everywhere
on television but nowhere in front of your face.
- Chuck D. *q

Of course voting is useful.
But then again, I don't put a big glow to it.
Voting is about as essential as washing yourself.
It's something you're supposed to do.
Now, you can't go around bragging, expecting to get props because you voted.
That's stupid.
- Chuck D. *q

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There are too many leaders anointed because they have a public voice -
television,
radio, or record, or whatever.
That even includes myself.
In the past, I'd say, 'Don't anoint me when you can anoint yourself.'
- Chuck D. *q

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

Choose! If it's worth doing, do it today.
If it's not worth doing today, save yourself a lot
of worry and regret by choosing to permanently
erase it from your to-do list.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You can observe a lot by just watching.
- Yogi Berra

Time goes by a lot slower when you miss the one you love.
- Anonymous

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
- John Lennon

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My definition of success is to live your life in a way
that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -
and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel
a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
- Tony Robbins

Love interrupts, if you like,
the consequences of your actions,
which in my case is very good news indeed,
because I've done a lot of stupid stuff.
- Bono

It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage,
to put together a family and a home.
- Elizabeth Edwards

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

Just in terms of allocation of time resources,
religion is not very efficient.
There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
- Bill Gates

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

I love spaghetti and meatballs...
I eat a lot.
- Susan Lucci

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

I grew up in a big family with a lot of kids around,
and I definitely want to have children as well.
- Heidi Klum

You can make a lot of money in this game.
Just ask my ex-wives.
Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
- Lee Trevino

It's easy to make a buck.
It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
- Tom Brokaw

If people are good only because they
fear punishment, and hope for reward,
then we are a sorry lot indeed.
- Albert Einstein

Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
- Groucho Marx

If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper.
About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer
is garbage that no one ever reads.
- Andy Rooney

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor

It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy,
we go out and wreck something with it.
- David R. Brower

In order to be happy with a man,
you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot
and not try to understand her at all.
- Helen Rowland

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things,
but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.
- Andy Rooney

Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
- Janis Joplin

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

The big difference between sex for money and sex for
free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
- Brendan Behan

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
- Al Bernstein

Still, things could be a lot worse.
Oh, that's right... I'm falling to my death. Guess they can't.
- the movie Megamind (2010)

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot
of money even to be defeated.
- Will Rogers

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

A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.
- James Levine

A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
- Joey Adams

We all have dreams.
But in order to make dreams come into reality,
it takes an awful lot of determination,
dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
- Jesse Owens

We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.
- Bill Gates

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball.
Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood
why fans are so obsessed with them.
- Hank Aaron

I'm a '70s mom, and my daughter is a '90s mom.
I know a lot of women my age who are real computer freaks.
- Florence Henderson

Mr. Attlee is a very modest man.
Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.
- Winston Churchill

Don't judge me.
I made a lot of money.
- Samantha Bee

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings,
if not with what I went through to learn.
- Ally Sheedy

I've had two proposals since I've been a widow.
I am a wonderful catch, you know.
I have a lot of money.
- Ruth Rendell

I know a lot of people think I'm dumb.
Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
- Leon Spinks

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos
taste a hell of a lot better.
- Robert Redford

You may think the president is all-powerful,
but he is not.
He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
- Barbara Bush

There's a lot of people in this world who spend so
much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
- Josh Billings

You know, a lot of people are just interested in,
in building a company so they can make money and get out.
- Arthur Rock

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

A lot of baby boomers are baby bongers.
- Kevin Nealon

Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else,
and we strive to swim on top.
- Joan Rivers

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club,
they'd starve to death.
- Sam Snead

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club.
You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
- Erma Bombeck

I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars.
The rest I just squandered.
- George Best

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

A lot of people are afraid of heights.
Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
- Steven Wright


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