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People aren't used to thinking of cultural forms spreading
by Tony Conrad

People aren't used to thinking of cultural forms spreading
out across the full range of formal interactions -
or what is called the "text" in literary terms.
- Tony Conrad

As soon as Young read my statements and saw clearly what I was saying,
he stopped communicating with me.
- Tony Conrad

But picketing - picketing for or against something,
and handing out literature - these are conspicuously formal actions.
They have to be understood as indirect communication.
- Tony Conrad

I've talked with John Cale for two decades about what to do about La Monte,
and how to get copies of our work.
- Tony Conrad

 

That kind of piece, perhaps most recognizable because
of Yoko Ono's similar work,
built a bridge between performance art and music -
and without raising any awkward social issues.
- Tony Conrad

The message here was not about indeterminacy,
nor about immediacy, but about the control of sounds
right there in your environment,
and the process of composition as long-term growth
of interests within that sound complex.
- Tony Conrad

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

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People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

People are not lazy.
They simply have impotent goals -
that is, goals that do not inspire them.
- Tony Robbins

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

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

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar


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