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We want you to sit down and leave your egos at home
by Afrika Bambaataa

We want you to sit down and leave your egos at home
and let's get an understanding as to where all this
is foolishness coming from.
There are others who are putting things out there or
throwing a stick and hiding their hand and keeping
things built up in the media.
- Afrika Bambaataa

I am one of the founders of Hip-Hop along with my brothers
Kool DJ Herc and Grandmaster Flash.
- Afrika Bambaataa

How you act, walk, look and talk is all part of Hip Hop culture.
And the music is colorless.
Hip Hop music is made from Black, brown,
yellow, red and white.
- Afrika Bambaataa

The thing that's good about Hip Hop is that it has
experimented with a lot of different sounds and music.
- Afrika Bambaataa

 

When you talk about rap you have to understand that
rap is part of the Hip-Hop culture.
- Afrika Bambaataa

You have to look at the fact that Hip Hop is under attack.
It's not just Hip Hop but Black people,
Latino people and all people are under attack for different things.
- Afrika Bambaataa

I knew that as a DJ from 1970 on up that I would eventually come with this sound.
I brought out all these other break beats that you
hear so much on a lot of these records.
- Afrika Bambaataa

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They're keeping friction going between people from the East and the West.
One thing we all got in common is your color,
which is Black and Latino, which is our family.
- Afrika Bambaataa

Actually freestyle really comes from 'Planet Rock'.
If you listen to all the freestyle records you'll hear
that they are based on 'Planet Rock'.
All the Miami Bass records are based upon Planet Rock.
- Afrika Bambaataa

Well, a lot of people within government and big business
are nervous of Hip Hop and Hip Hop artists,
because they speak their minds.
They talk about what they see and what they feel and what they know.
They reflect what's around them.
- Afrika Bambaataa

There's a lot of people over time who have brought
out all these funky records that everybody has started
jumping on like a catch phrase...
When Planet Rock came out, then you had all of the electro funk records.
- Afrika Bambaataa

If you see something is going wrong within politics and the world today,
then some Hip Hop artist is gonna come along and get straight with it.
If they think that there's a lot of racism going on
then there's another Hip Hop artist who's gonna come
out and speak their mind.
- Afrika Bambaataa

Since the pharmaceuticals don't make any money and
they control the doctors.
If the doctors don't make any money then all hell breaks loose.
In communities like LA and New York they are using
a lot of the youth for a test sight.
- Afrika Bambaataa

There are certain things that they say you can't do,
there are all these secret people behind the scenes
who make things available for you to do.
That's why you have so much crime and violence.
- Afrika Bambaataa

We also want to try and slow down all this foolishness
that's going on between the East and West.
We gotta understand that Hip Hop is now universal.
Hip Hop is not East coast or West coast.
- Afrika Bambaataa

They allow us to disrespect our Black woman.
A lot of these things would be considered criminal
if it were to be carried out in the streets.
That's like when they tell you after you buy your VHS
and you rent movies they tell you not to copy the movies.
- Afrika Bambaataa

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

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

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

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

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

Know that you can have whatever you want,
when you ask from a compassionate heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Whatever you want in life, start today.
Not tomorrow - today.
Let it be a small beginning - a tiny beginning.
Your happiness depends on starting today - every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

You can do what you want to do.
- David Thomas

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

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

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.
It is the belief that God will do what is right.
- Max Lucado

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

We can do anything we want to
if we stick to it long enough.
- Helen Keller

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

Dream up the world you want to live in. Dream out loud.
- Bono

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

If you want to do it,
Do It - TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie


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