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Nineties style isn't. ...
by David Borenstein

Nineties style isn't.
- David Borenstein

One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands.
Lasting peace comes not from force.
- David Borenstein

Feelings are not supposed to be logical.
Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.
- David Borenstein

'Tis nobler to lose honor to save the lives of men
than it is to gain honor by taking them.
- David Borenstein

 

In the nineties I was doing those Blues Bureau records,
but over the past two years, I have really gone back
to my Christian roots and have been born again.
- Rick Derringer

I started to write in 2001.
I wrote the books for the fun of it.
It was an old idea I had had since the nineties.
- Steig Larsson

Guitar players in the nineties seem to be reacting
against the technique oriented eighties.
- Kirk Hammett

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I mean, the death in the late eighties and early nineties
really shook out a lot of hacks.
The pond just sort of dried up for a lot of really bad comedians.
- Patton Oswalt

Yeah, there were a few years in the early nineties
where I really began to hate what was valued as funny
and just sort of what was valued in stand-up,
period.
- Patton Oswalt

Next door, there's an old man who lived to his nineties
and one day passed away in his sleep.
And his wife, she stayed for a couple of days and passed away.
I'm sorry, I know that's a strange way to tell you that I know we belong.
- Ben Folds

And then came the nineties, when management,
suddenly frightened that they had ceded control to the players,
sought to restore baseball's profitability by 'running
the game like a business.'
- John Thorn

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

Style used to be an interaction between the human soul
and tools that were limiting.
In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone.
- Jaron Lanier

An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug,
thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts,
in speech or on paper, some style.
- Alan K. Simpson

Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific.
I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style,
and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.
- Brock Yates

If I have a style, I am not aware of it.
- Michael Graves

God is really only another artist.
He invented the giraffe, the elephantand the cat.
He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
- Pablo Picasso

As far as the style, I was fascinated by surrealism.
- Mark Mothersbaugh

I mean, as long as it doesn't have a bra attached,
guys can take a risk and wear stylish things that went
out of style 30 years ago.
As things go around, they come around.
- Steven Tyler

My style is a very universal sound, which is very close to where I grew up.
- Jon Secada

It's a matter of style.
The Evan Hunter style and the Ed McBain style are very,
very different.
- Evan Hunter

I think my view is that whenever you project into the
future you're never likely to be accurate in the details,
or the paraphernalia and style.
- Stephen Fry

Sometimes the eye gets so accustomed that if you don't have a change,
you're bored.
It's the same with fashion, you know.
And that, I suppose, is what style is about.
- Bill Blass

I am not a grammarian.
Maybe my style is eccentric.
- Dorothy Kilgallen

I knew style and content went hand in hand.
- Boy George

My style is to keep folks in place who are good managers and want to win.
- Tom Hicks

To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
- Roger Ascham

As a guitar player, you can gravitate to the blues
because you can play it easily.
It's not a style that's difficult to pick up.
It's purely emotive and dead easy to get a start with.
- Boz Scaggs

When an author is too meticulous about his style,
you may presume that his mind is frivolous and his content flimsy.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You just sort of let them go for a while,
but it was time to have something done to my teeth.
I'm glad.
It's going to be good.
Tom Cruise has braces now, too.
I'm right in style.
- Faye Dunaway

I cannot now change my style, which I acquired,
as you can imagine, by dint of labour.
- Henri Rousseau

The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
- Jonathan Swift

It's gonna be short if it's news; put it at the top.
Style's not an issue, just make it news.
- Kurt Loder

My writing style is very sensual, as in sensory detail.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

Yoga introduced me to a style of meditation.
The only meditation I would have done before would
be in the writing of songs.
- Sting

It's hard to say this about a guy like Eddie Van Halen,
one of the greatest guitar players who ever lived,
but he's really limited to a style and they're locked into it.
- Sammy Hagar

My style of writing is to allow the story to unfold on its own.
I try not to structure my work too rigidly.
- Anita Desai

Only great minds can afford a simple style.
- Stendhal

I thinks it really interesting how they throw the world music samples in there.
I often wonder what it would be like to do something like that,
but use my lyrics and my kind of style.
- Marc Almond

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
- Coco Chanel

To me style is just the outside of content,
and content the inside of style, like the outside and
the inside of the human body.
Both go together, they can't be separated.
- Jean-Luc Godard

I always try to preserve my cinematographic style,
even while I work in the US.
I wish to always be European.
- Lasse Hallstrom

A lot of artists who have a certain style are expected
to more or less keep doing their style.
It's so easy to get into that rut of production.
- Laurie Anderson

"Camp" is a vision of the world in terms of style -
but a particular style.
It is the love of the exaggerated.
- Susan Sontag

Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.
- Andre Maurois

A feel-good style can be a symptom of unawareness or lack of caring.
- Fernando Flores

I can't pretend to be enjoying this.
I can't pretend I'm enjoying going out there and playing this style.
- Tiffeny Milbrett

You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style.
- Vladimir Nabokov

It's no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying,
'Really, I was meant to be a ballet dancer.'
By then,
pigs will be your style.
- Quentin Crisp

Every violinist has a different style,
so it's important to be able to recognise their styles.
You don't have to like everyone's style but you have to know these styles.
- Ruggiero Ricci

I look at Jagger and the like and if I see a good attitude
I'll admire it but I wouldn't copy their style.
- Michael Hutchence

Sometimes I'd hear things on other people's records
and I say I wanted it on my records,
but Leslie Kong said, no, it wasn't right and that it wasn't my style.
- Desmond Dekker

I would say old school cats like Redman and Wu-tang.
My style is my style, those are just cats that I liked.
- Obie Trice

I don't have any style.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Punk is not really a style of music.
It was more like a state of mind.
- Mike Watt

Like, I kind of developed my musical style in a vacuum.
Even though I listen to a lot of stuff,
the way I wrote was in my bedroom, really privately.
It's still the way I write, actually.
- Liz Phair

Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style.
- David Byrne

We used the Western style to express our own themes and stories.
But don't forget that our heritage includes The Thousand and One Nights.
- Naguib Mahfouz

I just go with the flow, so any style can be in my music -
that makes it exciting.
- Yoko Ono

A Christian is the highest style of man.
- Edward Young

Style is that which indicates how the writer takes
himself and what he is saying.
It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
- Robert Frost

Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style,
it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the
past are a form of injustice.
- Jacques Barzun

I thinned them out real thin once and it just didn't look like me.
I know it was in style to have really thin eyebrows,
but it didn't look right on my face.
- Denise Richards

My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone.
It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.
- Robert Plant

Because there is actually something very interesting in Goodfellas,
how the style of the film changes as time goes by and
based on the mental state of the protagonist.
- Alex Cox

It is the style of idealism to console itself for the
loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
- Karl Kraus

Hemingway was a prisoner of his style.
No one can talk like the characters in Hemingway except
the characters in Hemingway.
His style in the wildest sense finally killed him.
- William Burroughs

Switzerland is a small, steep country,
much more up and down than sideways,
and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built
on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.
- Ernest Hemingway

Ignorance is never out of style.
It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and
it will set the pace tomorrow.
- Frank Dane

I grew up in a military family, and there's something
about that military-style uniform,
all cleaned up, a brutal control effort the military necessarily breeds.
- Max Cannon

The style of an author should be the image of his mind,
but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise.
- Edward Gibbon


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