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This rock thing got in the way of my teaching career. ...
by Al Jourgensen

This rock thing got in the way of my teaching career.
- Al Jourgensen

I've never seen the Osbournes, I've never seen Paris Hilton.
I'd rather read than watch reality TV.
I'd rather live life than watch somebody else living it.
- Al Jourgensen

You tell me one other person that graduated from Yale
that is as inarticulate as Bush.
Yale's a great school, and here's this idiot.
- Al Jourgensen

I'd still prefer to do five nights at a club than one night at Allstate Arena.
- Al Jourgensen

 

Art is commenting on what's going on around you in your life.
- Al Jourgensen

Nothing exceeds like excess.
- Al Jourgensen

Punk rock really influenced me, the basic metal bands,
Zeppelin, Stones and Floyd, and Southern rock bands.
I think I was pretty well-rounded.
- Al Jourgensen

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This administration affects the everyday life of the common person.
- Al Jourgensen

Everything shapes you to be the person you are today.
Sometimes hard lessons pay off dividends.
- Al Jourgensen

It's typical of record companies.
They sign you because you're unique,
and then they want to put you in a mold so they can sell records.
- Al Jourgensen

Everyone reaches their point in time where either they
die or they get sick of doing drugs.
It started getting debilitating.
I enjoy my music a lot better than my drugs.
- Al Jourgensen

It certainly is gravy every day above ground right now,
after kicking that heroin habit.
I've been given a second chance in life,
and I don't want to let a minute go by without enjoying it.
- Al Jourgensen

The River of Life can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock,
the stream always wins -
not through strength but by perseverance.
- The Buddha

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true friend is a rock upon whom you can depend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer;
my God, my strength, in whom I will trust.
- Psalm 18:2

The River of Life has no judgments.
The River flows with no concept of good and bad - right and wrong.
The fields and dreams of men may be nourished by the River of Life,
or flooded and covered with silt, and the River just flows.
Men may catch fish and live on the River of Life,
or they may founder in a storm and drown, and the River just flows.
The River of Life is timeless.
It is not unchanging, but it is timeless,
and it changes in its own time.
The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We're more popular than Jesus now;
I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

As a rock star, I have two instincts,
I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

The only rock I know that stays steady,
the only institution I know that works,
is the family.
- Lee Iacocca

My mom is definitely my rock.
- Alicia Keys

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it,
bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I don't know which will go first - rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie"
until you can find a rock.
- Will Rogers

So yeah, I play the piano for most of the show,
but I like rock and roll.
- Gavin DeGraw

I just didn't expect an acoustic version of Rock'n'Roll All Nite.
- Ace Frehley

I wouldn't call myself a standup in the presence of
Jerry Seinfeld or Chris Rock,
but I do my share of it and it has been and remains
part of my activity and I like it.
- Alan Thicke

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

I'm more like an animalistic rock chick.
- Taryn Manning

We were in Little Rock.
We were assessing a very important issue.
In the midst of our discussions, we were receiving
urgent inquiries from The Washington Post asking about interviews.
- Kenneth Starr

Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak
you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.
- Elizabeth I

But I'd play on everything from pop records to a lot
of the glam stuff to rock stuff to classical stuff.
I used to get called to do all those things,
it was great.
- Rick Wakeman

Rock Hudson wasn't my type.
He's a great guy and had a great sense of humor.
- Tab Hunter

I have to admit, I do not listen to much rock music.
- Giorgio Moroder

Rock's so good to me.
Rock is my child and my grandfather.
- Chuck Berry

Rock 'n' roll...
but I also like sporting events a lot.
I love Mike Piazza.
- Angie Everhart

I came into this whole business by going to see Rock
Against Racism gigs with the Clash.
- Billy Bragg

Compared to what they were, rock concerts now are like business meetings.
- Paul Kantner

I wanna show that gospel, country, blues,
rhythm and blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll are all just really one thing.
Those are the American music and that is the American culture.
- Etta James

As the work proceeded we found that the western end
of the cutting receded under the slope of the rock,
and thus was partly roofed over by the overhanging rock.
- Howard Carter

I just think that playing bass, like punk rock bass with a pick,
wasn't meant to be done for 25 years.
- Kim Gordon

If anyone asks you what kind of music you play,
tell him 'pop.' Don't tell him 'rock'n'roll' or they
won't even let you in the hotel.
- Buddy Holly

I was almost kind of trapped by my own success into only doing rock.
- Rick Derringer

All I want you to do is rock.
That'll be forever, man.
- Jason Newsted

I am very friendly with lots of people in rock'n'roll,
because I spent so much time with them over the years through Mick's work.
- Jerry Hall

The thing about rock is that people are not just interested
in bands because of where they want to go.
It's where they want to escape from that matters.
- Colin Greenwood

I'm the age now that Rock was when he picked me up,
so I can understand how he felt - how his fame limited his freedom.
You get kinder as you go along.
- Armistead Maupin

A rock'n'roll band needs to be able to get under people's skin.
You should be able to clear the room at the drop of a hat.
- Paul Westerberg

The masses are the decisive element,
they are the rock on which the final victory of the
revolution will be built.
- Rosa Luxemburg

And I can do the rock clubs if I have to.
- Luther Allison

Rock fans are pretty fickle, too, you know.
- Bubba Sparxxx

It is, we wanted to make a record that reflected our
love of Hard-Rock music and it is sort of Metal though
we don't really describe ourselves as Metal.
- Adam Rich

We thought that's the way you were supposed to be if
you were in a rock 'n' roll band.
Flamboyant.
- David Johansen

I knew the words to 25 rock songs, so I got in the group.
Long Tall Sally and Tutti-Frutti, that got me in.
That was my audition.
- Paul McCartney

There are only three things women need in life:
food,
water, and compliments.
- Chris Rock

The country experience was more of a departure.
When you consider my education and my upbringing,
you can see that was more of country rock outgrowth
of my popular music aspirations.
- Tom Wopat

The cloud that descended on Black Rock on Monday was
not for the past but the future.
How much will this debacle chill the pursuit of other risky investigations?
- Tina Brown

But, you know, all good rock is easy.
- Courtney Love

Def Leppard is a rock band that can sing.
- Vivian Campbell

The '60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap,
sex never as free, and the rock and roll never as great.
- Abbie Hoffman

For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me.
Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling
me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock.
- Timothy Zahn

I don't want to wreck my voice.
I love to concentrate on playing the bass and keeping it very rock-solid.
If I were singing, I would have blown out my voice.
- Tina Weymouth

Or like in the early 70's when we had the reaction
against acid rock and all the fuzz tone,
and feedback, and the noise.
And you had James Taylor and everyone went acoustic and that.
- Lester Bangs

Being a rock widow is not my job, so I would hire people to do it for me.
- Courtney Love

Rock became an incredible commercial success,
people just became bored with serious music,
and it was forgotten.
- Henry Flynt

If you play jazz, then you play with your fingers.
If you're playing rock, you use a pick.
There's really no rhyme or reason to that other than
that's just the way it has been.
- Kevin Eubanks

The Americans are more honest about it and just call it college rock.
- Malcolm Wilson


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