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Adrian Mitchell Quotes and Sayings

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Stadium rock and commercial rock are the opposite of what poetry needs.
An audience of around 200 is ideal for poetry.
- Adrian Mitchell

There have always been poets who performed.
Blake sang his Songs of Innocence and Experience to parties of friends.
- Adrian Mitchell

I use the language I use to my friends.
They wouldn't believe me if I used some high-flown literary language.
I want them to believe me.
- Adrian Mitchell

I use rock and jazz and blues rhythms because I love that music.
I hope my poetry has a relationship with good-time rock'n roll.
- Adrian Mitchell

 

I don't like writing essays or theory.
- Adrian Mitchell

Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people.
- Adrian Mitchell

I want to speak, to sing to total strangers.
It's my way of talking to the world.
- Adrian Mitchell

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Written poetry is different.
Best thing is to see it in performance first,
then read it.
Performance is more provocative.
- Adrian Mitchell

My hero's, my dreams, and my future lie in Yankee Stadium
and they can't take that from me.
- Derek Jeter

The Millennium Stadium thing was for the Tsunami concert.
It was a thing that I think every band in the country
would have liked to be a part of at the time that it happened.
- Kelly Jones

To pitch a perfect game wearing pinstripes at Yankee Stadium,
it's unbelievable.
Growing up a Yankee fan, to come out here and make history,
it really is a dream come true.
- David Wells

I have to say I've worked very few days of my life.
I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school,
I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.
- Steve Nash

You look at all the great players that they've had
and the potential of playing in Yankee Stadium.
- Nick Johnson

You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless,
or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.
- Jello Biafra

Secrecy is thus, so to speak, a transition stadium
between being and not-being.
- Georg Simmel

I remember the great atmosphere and the great stadium.
- Carl Zeiss

Our stadium seats over 80,000, and we sell all of our tickets.
- Steve Spurrier

The stadium here in Munich is the best of the lot for me.
It is absolutely fantastic, especially the way it lights
up a different colour according to who is playing.
It's superb.
- Claudia Schiffer

The most important thing however is the money.
What use would it be to us, to have a a mighty stadium but a useless team,
because we couldn't afford anything better?
- Franz Beckenbauer

A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000.
- Leonard L. Levinson

In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are
ten people who could buy the Yankees,
but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium.
- Reggie Jackson

A multi-purpose stadium is an absolute must in order
to invigorate our downtown and,
simultaneously, let the rest of the country witness
that we can get things done.
- Alan Autry

I'm proud of the fact that I'm the only player to hit
a ball completely out of Dodger Stadium.
- Willie Stargell

My office is at Yankee stadium.
Yes, dreams do come true.
- Derek Jeter

I was at Yankee Stadium one time at 5 a.m.,
but that was to buy angel dust.
- Artie Lange

It was in the Seventies but I still recall what was
a good night for my club.
Of course, the stadium has changed now but I have heard
that the atmosphere is still the same.
- Carl Zeiss

You know it as soon as you walk in Yankee Stadium.
The electricity is there every time,
every day.
- Nomar Garciaparra

I think anyone would want to see their favorite band
in a small club over a large stadium.
- Bill Wyman

To play 18 years in Yankee Stadium is the best thing
that could ever happen to a ballplayer.
- Mickey Mantle

My major league debut came at old Busch Stadium on Grand Avenue in St.
Louis against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
- Steve Carlton

A defendant on trial for a specific crime is entitled to his day in court,
not in a stadium or a city or nationwide arena.
- Tom C. Clark

The stadium expansion is currently at the feasibility
stage and has to go through that.
- David Gill

Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees are so famous for Mickey Mantle,
Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, all of those guys.
- Bert Campaneris

San Francisco has always been my favorite booing city.
I don't mean the people boo louder or longer,
but there is a very special intimacy.
When they boo you, you know they mean you.
Music, that's what it is to me.
One time in Kezar Stadium they gave me a standing boo.
- George Halas

Corporate documents, like football game plans,
are not easily drafted in a stadium,
with thousands of very interested fans participating,
each with their own red pencil, trying to reach a consensus on every word.
- Jon Postel

I don't pay attention to target audiences and therefore
I often hear that I am a ratings killer,
somebody who fundamentally doesn't care whether one
person is watching or an entire soccer stadium.
- Alexander Kluge

The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition,
and of this thought no longer forms a part;
but belief is only a stadium of mental action,
an effect upon our nature due to thought,
which will influence future thinking.
- Charles Sanders Peirce

We could spend time together during the day and just
kind of talk and enjoy each other and enjoy the moment.
But it was interesting we both knew that once you walk
through the gates of that stadium,
then it was on, the game was on.
- Ralph Boston

I've been to two stadium gigs in my life.
One was James Brown and the other was Pink Floyd.
They both sounded the same.
I couldn't tell the difference between James Brown and Pink Floyd.
I've never liked stadiums.
- Boz Burrell

I had hoped that the board would accept Johnny Hon's
offer of a loan to buy the stadium back for the club,
as I think this would be best way of continuing the
long tradition of Cambridge United in Cambridge -
and it was a generous offer.
- Anne Campbell

That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday
night football in high school.
The smell of popcorn and cigar smoke reminds me of the stadium.
The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice.
- Garth Brooks

The Olympic stadium may have been built only in the
early 1970s but it was clear for a long time it had no future.
For many reasons it is not good enough for modern football and today's fans.
- Franz Beckenbauer

Every day I went to the ballpark in Yankee Stadium
as well as on the road people were on my back.
The last six years in the American League were mental hell for me.
I was drained of all my desire to play baseball.
- Roger Maris

The two designs are completely different.
The first is totally futuristic, the second is more classical.
You can of course get very excited about doing something
completely out of the ordinary,
just like the Olympic stadium in its time.
But each to his or her own taste.
- Franz Beckenbauer

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Welcome the conquering Hero -
and recognize that the Hero is... ourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I honor you, Hero, for you do not play to the crowd.
You play to your own soul.
An audience of one fills the house with its appreciation and applause.
Others follow you, and may attempt to emulate you,
but that is not why you are a hero.
Fame may smile upon you, or it may not.
The world may cheer your name, or you may be the unknown warrior
who rescued comrades in battle,
or taught a young girl how to shed tears of joy.
Whatever you did, you did not do for fame.
If you had, you would not be a Hero.
You are a Hero for your bold courageous inspired action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let today be the day that you choose
to become your own greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero is an ordinary individual
who finds the strength to persevere
and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

Hero needed - apply now -
open minded independent thinker -
courage preferred.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As soon as someone is identified as an unsung hero,
he no longer is.
- George Carlin

Self confident independent thinker -
sounds like the makings of a hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.
- Merton Miller

Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero,
but it's not all that important to me anymore.
- Dennis Quaid

My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14,
1973.
I just sat and stared at him.
- Loretta Lynn

Be Your Own Personal Greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every hero becomes a bore at last.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always the heavy and never the hero -
that's me.
- Leonard Warren

Good guy' or 'bad guy', hero or anti hero;
doesn't matter to me,
what role I play, only the character have something magical.
- Rutger Hauer

The hero, the mythical subject, is constructed as human being and as male;
he is the active principle of culture,
the establisher of distinction, the creator of differences.
- Teresa de Lauretis

Walt Disney was my great hero.
- Stanislav Grof

I must admit to being greatly influenced by Joseph
Campbell's The Hero With a Thousand Faces.
- Norman Spinrad

One night I went to see Bobby at the Flamingo.
Because he was my hero, I would visit him for inspiration.
- Wayne Newton

Clint Eastwood has always been a hero.
- Kevin Bacon

A static hero is a public liability.
Progress grows out of motion.
- Richard E. Byrd

Muhammad Ali is a combination of personality and athlete
who is probably better known around the world than any other.
He became a great hero.
- Will McDonough

A warrior is free to be a hero and pull off daring
do and the soldier is irresponsible if he does it.
- C. J. Cherryh

My belt holds my pants up, but the belt loops hold my belt up.
I don't really know what's happening down there.
Who is the real hero?
- Mitch Hedberg


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