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Sometimes you could tell what it was about -
by Todd Rundgren

Sometimes you could tell what it was about -
it was interesting -
and sometimes it was quite obvious that someone had
lost it and it was on an endless loop.
- Todd Rundgren

Most people outside of America won't get it.
It's the Easter bunny.
It's another lie and I don't understand why we had
to invent this character.
- Todd Rundgren

So there was a way for you to get promoted and survive
as an artist without worrying about AM radio hits.
- Todd Rundgren

It may not necessarily reflect my current frame of mind.
Sometimes I have to put myself at the point in time
of the voice that I'm trying to sing with.
- Todd Rundgren

 

The God that can only love something like this man.
And from then on it was all downhill.
- Todd Rundgren

There are still people who believe in that and wake
up every day believing it's possible,
and invest their whole selves in that.
- Todd Rundgren

The problem turned out to be that I never was that kind of an artist.
- Todd Rundgren

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It's the only way that YOUR life is gonna have any value to you.
If you're just living the same life that everybody
else is living what's the point?
- Todd Rundgren

So I don't think I'm gonna pull my head into my shell
just because a bunch of people start acting like idiots.
- Todd Rundgren

You do have a modicum of peace of mind here,
but it's as unsettled as any other place.
- Todd Rundgren

Behind every tree there's a new monster.
- Todd Rundgren

And so it's inescapable and people who proclaim scrupulous
honesty can only proclaim that if they don't examine
closely the things they believe.
- Todd Rundgren

There are some things that we know are just not as
pleasant as the lies that we tell ourselves,
and in that sense in order to endure existence everyone
endures a certain amount of dishonesty in their everyday lives.
- Todd Rundgren

Singles needed to come back.
And what I tried to do in my online experiment was
to change the rules for myself and make available at
a more regular pace the fruits of my labour,
for people who decided they wanted to support my recordings.
- Todd Rundgren

Most people didn't have the bandwidth to download whole albums.
And so it brought back this cherry picking idea that
the audience would focus on certain songs and possibly
be the impetus behind what eventually got on AM radio:
the single or whatever.
- Todd Rundgren

One Long Year was just a song here and there,
and it was meant to reflect the mood that I was in
but unfortunately it also reflected too little of any
particular thing rather than hanging together as a whole album.
- Todd Rundgren

It seems like a totally gratuitous myth to tell people
a giant rabbit comes round at night leaving candy in
a haphazard way around the house...
and the cover shows the bunny caught in the act.
- Todd Rundgren

I've got billions of sparrows to worry about as well as everything else'.
So there's the whole idea that whatever it is that you believe,
it can never be valid unless you have some consensus reality demonstration.
- Todd Rundgren

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

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

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

You cannot be totally committed sometimes.
- A Course In Miracles

For everything I observe or experience,
I create a story - not sometimes, but always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life is a series of experiences,
each one of which makes us bigger,
even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

Life is like an onion:
you peel it off one layer at a time,
and sometimes you weep.
- Carl Sandburg

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Sometimes our light goes out but
is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light.
- Albert Schweitzer

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why, sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A question that sometimes drives me hazy:
am I or are the others crazy?
- Albert Einstein

I am so clever that sometimes I don't
understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF
This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder)
I wrote to myself recently.
Live in your joy today.
Be authentic. Love yourself. First.
Love others from your own abundance.
Life Changes. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you try to fit your old way
of being into new circumstances
rather than becoming new yourself.
Embrace transformation as an opportunity.
And keep on writing love letters to yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge
and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you,
you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Endings: sometimes a season of sorrow and grief.
Endings: what must precede new beginnings.
Life is an endless cycle of endings and beginnings.
Renewal and rebirth cannot occur without endings -
as the new year's crop can only be planted and flourish
in the decay of last year.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wine of youth does not always
clear with advancing years;
sometimes it grows turbid.
- Carl Jung


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