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I don't see us as a big media gimmick band.
by Tom Verlaine

I don't see us as a big media gimmick band.
We don't have a cultivated appearance or anything like Kiss.
- Tom Verlaine

All the Frank O'Hara types seem to have very little sound stuff going...
it's so chatty or something.
- Tom Verlaine

I just don't like people coming up to me and saying something.
It immediately makes you become insincere.
There is no way you can react to it sincerely.
- Tom Verlaine

You have to have that organizational principle behind the song.
- Tom Verlaine

 

Emily Dickinson has great sound and sense.
- Tom Verlaine

I never liked mellow sounding guitar.
- Tom Verlaine

What's really fun is to write under different names.
- Tom Verlaine

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The song Venus de Milo, the whole subject of it is Love is a drug.
- Tom Verlaine

The first time I met Patti Smith was in a laundromat.
We knew some of the same people, including Richard Hell.
- Tom Verlaine

I really don't have that much interest in stardom.
- Tom Verlaine

When somebody turned me on to a Coltrane record around seventh grade,
I took up saxophone.
- Tom Verlaine

I grew up taking piano lessons and liking Wagner when I was in second grade.
- Tom Verlaine

I wonder what all those Chinese poets sound like in Chinese.
I like their distilled quality.
- Tom Verlaine

I like thinking of myself as invisible.
I find it a very advantageous way to live.
Unfortunately, its not the way the music business works.
If you don't create some kind of public image,
it gets created for you.
- Tom Verlaine

I always hated jazz guitar.
I loved jazz saxophone but I hated jazz guitar.
If I would buy an organ trio record I would make sure
I'd buy one that did not have a guitar player on it.
The sound was awful!
- Tom Verlaine

It's like first grade where you make all your mistakes
and people see it and yet some people see that there's
something there that's really valuable.
That's the way it went for more than 2 years almost 3 years of playing.
- Tom Verlaine

I think almost every woman artist I've ever met has
this ideal of being in a partnership working situation with a man,
that men don't seem to share.
They seem to want this ideal thing, that we'll always
be together and work together.
- Tom Verlaine

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I see Spirit in everything, Peace is at hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a Passionate Observer of Life.
I See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

The invariable mark of wisdom is to
see the miraculous in the common.
- 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

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

To love beauty is to see light.
- Victor Hugo

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I see you.
- the movie Avatar

When I hear music, I fear no danger.
I am invulnerable. I see no foe.
I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
- Henry David Thoreau

We come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Angelina Jolie

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is always wise to look ahead,
but difficult to look further than you can see.
- Winston Churchill

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear,
and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

All you have to do is look straight and see the road,
and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
- Ayn Rand

Choose the World You See.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The obscure we see eventually.
The completely obvious,
it seems, takes longer.
- Edward R. Murrow


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