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We stole a box of honey jars one time and went out
by Quincy Jones

We stole a box of honey jars one time and went out
in the woods and took care of the whole box.
I don't think I touched honey again for 20 years.
I never wanted to see honey again.
- Quincy Jones

Imagine what a harmonious world it could be if every single person,
both young and old shared a little of what he is good at doing.
- Quincy Jones

When I was about five or seven years old my mother
was placed in a mental institution and so we were with
our father who worked very hard,
and we had to figure a lot of things out.
- Quincy Jones

It's amazing how much trouble you can get in when you
don't have anything else to do.
- Quincy Jones

 

I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was
writing arrangements for singers and everybody.
But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
- Quincy Jones

I went with Lionel Hampton for three years.
Out of that came a trip to Europe.
- Quincy Jones

We spent most of our life almost like street rats just
running around the street until we were ten years old.
- Quincy Jones

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We were in the heart of the ghetto in Chicago during the Depression,
and every block - it was probably the biggest black ghetto in America -
every block also is the spawning ground practically for every gangster,
black and white, in America too.
- Quincy Jones

It slaps your dignity just right.
I loved the idea of these proud, dignified black men,
and I saw the older ones wounded, and it wounded me
ten times as much because I couldn't stand seeing them hurt like this.
- Quincy Jones

I was inspired by a lot of people when I was young.
Every band that came through town, to the theater,
or the dance hall.
I was at every dance, every night club,
listened to every band that came through,
because in those days we didn't have MTV,
we didn't have television.
- Quincy Jones

Just blow in it and sound bad for about a year and
then make it sound a little bit better,
and you get a little band together, and then you get a few jobs.
You take four guys that sound half bad,
but if they're 25 percent each, they can give 100 percent,
you know?
- Quincy Jones

My father was a carpenter, a very good carpenter.
He also worked for the Jones boys.
They were not family members, we weren't related at all.
They started the policy racket in Chicago,
and they had the five and dime store.
- Quincy Jones

I got in the school band and the school choir.
It all hit me like a ton of bricks, everything just came out.
I played percussion for a while, and stayed after school
forever just tinkering around with different things,
the clarinets and the violins.
- Quincy Jones

It's easy to get next to music theory,
especially between your peers and music classes and so forth.
You just pay attention.
I had a good ear, so I realized that printed music
was just about reminding you what to play.
- Quincy Jones

If you started in New York you were dealing with the
biggest guys in the world.
You're dealing with Charlie Parker and all the big bands and everything.
We got more experience working in Seattle.
- Quincy Jones

We got into all the trouble you could ever imagine.
We figured that if the Jones boys and all the gangsters ran Chicago,
we had our own territory now.
All the stores, all the crime, we were in charge of everything,
my stepbrother and my brother.
- Quincy Jones

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police
because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife.
- Ilie Nastase

What white man can say I never stole his land or a
penny of his money? Yet they say that I am a thief.
- Sitting Bull

Let us not forget that the greatest composers were
also the greatest thieves.
They stole from everyone and everywhere.
- Pablo Casals

I write my own quotes.
Except this one.
I obviously stole this from somebody really clever.
- Brian Celio

My father and mother - I figured if I could make them laugh,
they'd stop fighting.
I stole all their material.
- Jerry Stiller

Very few of my books are about who stole the Maltese Falcon.
- Robert B. Parker

Because someone stole Gregory Peck's star on Hollywood Blvd.,
I have hired a Brink's guard to protect my star!
- Rip Taylor

Like any good spy novel, the Cox Report alleges that
Chinese spies penetrated four U.S.
weapons research labs and stole important information
on seven nuclear warhead designs.
- Charles Foster Bass

My publicist told me not to talk about politics but,
yes, I think we have a president who stole the election.
- Liev Schreiber

I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.
- Ella Fitzgerald

In fact, my son learned his first swear word from E.T.
at age five.
The way I look at it, E.T.
stole a bit of my son's childhood.
- John Ratzenberger

Tim Robbins had real confidence in college.
He literally stole actors from the theater department
at UCLA to be in his plays.
The department heads got so mad at him.
- Daphne Zuniga

My songwriting and my style became more complex as I listened,
learned, borrowed and stole and put my music together.
- Boz Scaggs

I'd had no particular interest in the Southwest at all as a young girl,
and I was completely surprised that the desert stole
my heart to the extent it did.
- Terri Windling

They're not shooting me for deserting the United Stated Army -
thousands of guys have done that.
They're shooting me for bread I stole when I was 12 years old.
- Eddie Slovik

I was a Navy officer writing about Navy problems and
I simply stole this lovely Army nurse and popped her into a Navy uniform,
where she has done very well for herself.
- James A. Michener

The draft is white people sending black people to fight
yellow people to protect the country they stole from red people.
- James Rado

The committee's finding that China stole sensitive technology from U.S.
weapons research labs is alarming.
- Charles Foster Bass

The last thing I stole was a box of Coca Cola from
a parked truck in Adelaide.
I was nice and drunk.
It was New Year's Eve.
And that was about 28 years ago.
- Ronald Biggs

It was there that, through a mutual friend,
I met John Waters - proving what I've always said:
you meet the best people on field trips.
- Mink Stole

The ideas I stand for are not mine.
I borrowed them from Socrates.
I swiped them from Chesterfield.
I stole them from Jesus.
And I put them in a book.
If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?
- Dale Carnegie

We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties,
arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives
to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks,
elderly Jews and other minorities.
- Barbra Streisand

Even then, our family was extraordinary,
with ten kids.
- Mink Stole

In November 2000, the Republicans stole from America
our most precious right of all:
the right to free and fair elections...
Now President Bush occupies the White House,
but with questionable legitimacy.
- Cynthia McKinney

I met John when I was 18 and I was in my first John
Waters film when I was 19.
- Mink Stole

You don't have to tell anybody a damn thing you don't want to.
- Mink Stole

The point is, when you have a chance to have a big adventure,
especially if, like in your case, it doesn't hurt anyone,
it's just plain foolish not to take it.
- Mink Stole

I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people.
My position is that we respect international resolutions
but in return demand justice and accountability for
those who stole Iraq's money.
- Ahmed Chalabi

The first things I did when I got out of school in
'65 was to buy a pair of Levis and pierce my ears.
- Mink Stole

Restless, and in desperate need of adventure,
I quit my job at an insurance company to travel west
with a couple of guys I smoked pot with,
scandalizing my family.
- Mink Stole

Right now my mind is on the people who stole our instruments,
and, specifically, the person with my guitar,
which will no doubt end its days having Green Day songs worked out on it.
A better fate was deserved - and while the reverence
given to guitars annoys me,
I shall miss it.
- Jonny Greenwood

That is why the analogy of stealing does not work.
With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole,
and from whom.
With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom,
but what he did with it.
- Lukas Foss

John is a cottage industry in Baltimore and the city
opens its doors for him whenever he is making a new film.
- Mink Stole

We've had the same set designer and the same crew in many cases since 1972.
- Mink Stole

But some things are the same.
My mother still owns the house I grew up in,
on what would now be called a cul de sac,
but which the sign on the corner called a dead end street.
- Mink Stole

Look at the Quakers - they were excellent business people that never lied,
never stole; they cared for their employees and the
community which gave them the wealth.
They never took more money out than they put back in.
- Anita Roddick

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Life is like a box of chocolates.
- Forrest Gump

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.
- Kevin James

Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact
with a family when you are working with them.
- Richard G. Scott

Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.
- Truman Capote

The creative act lasts but a brief moment,
a lightning instant of give-and-take,
just long enough for you to level the camera and to
trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

All of the devices work out of the box without any subscription fee.
- David Rose

Life in a box is better than no life at all...
I expect.
- Tom Stoppard

I just don't fit into the box.
- Liz Phair

We will make our products work out of the box.
- Steve Ballmer

So, it didn't do well.
But now when I talk to kids who are first seeing it,
they're surprised to hear the movie failed at the box office.
Sometimes that's what happens.
- David Zucker

I don't turn my nose up at anything.
If it's a great part, it's a great part.
I'd love to do a box-office hit.
- Laura Dern

I reckon this could mean another 10 million at the box office.
- Blake Edwards

Martial arts just normally would not draw me to the box office.
- Mary Hart

The box was a universe, a poem, frozen on the boundaries of human experience.
- William Gibson

The time has come for justice at the ballot box,
and justice in the courts, and justice in the legislative halls,
and justice in the governor's office.
- John Jay Hooker


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