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Brenda Holloway Quotes and Sayings

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My costumes were made for sex appeal not for women.
- Brenda Holloway

I was a black singer with a white voice,
a perfect pop voice.
- Brenda Holloway

Motown's policy was to build one act at a time or their favorites.
- Brenda Holloway

Then when Gladys Knight came in to do my songs that
was the straw that broke the camel's back.
- Brenda Holloway

 

A lot of times I can across as too masculine to men,
and they couldn't handle me, they stayed away.
- Brenda Holloway

Success to me was getting out of that contract in one piece.
- Brenda Holloway

I feel Motown really exploited me.
- Brenda Holloway

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John Schlesinger had one of his friends designing it
and he had never done a film before.
Ten days before it started, they didn't have any costumes.
I was rung up and joined up.
- Julie Harris

They know they're going to look beautiful,
and I don't think women should look like costumes.
They shouldn't look like fashion victims.
- Ralph Lauren

My book is very wild.
But you know during the period of BATMAN,
that there were thousands of Batman and Robin costumes
sold and these weren't just for kids.
- Burt Ward

A producer has to know all about everything from set-building to costumes to acting.
- Alan Ladd

If human beings had genuine courage,
they'd wear their costumes every day of the year,
not just on Halloween.
- Doug Coupland

In general, costumes are the first thing in life that
let other people know who we are.
They indicate who the person is without saying anything.
- Molly Parker

I'm not the best audience for that because I'm not
a great science-fiction fan.
I just never got off on space ships and space costumes,
things like that.
- Gary Oldman

Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences.
- Anna Held

The costumes had to serve the choreography.
- Colleen Atwood

Costumes are the first impression that you have of
the character before they open their mouth-it really
does establish who they are.
- Colleen Atwood

You can't do a machine without knowing something about how it's going to work.
As for the romantics, the costumes bored me and I don't
enjoy doing period clothes.
- Boris Vallejo

I remember playing football dressed in peculiar costumes
with some friends in France and laughing so hard we couldn't even stand up,
let alone kick the ball.
- Fred Frith

I think people feel starved of nice,
glamorous entertainment.
They want to see costumes and gaiety and a singer;
old-fashioned entertainment -
it won't die easily.
- Ronnie Corbett

The only difference is that religion is much better
organised and has been around much longer,
but it's the same story with different characters and different costumes.
- James Randi

It was something I was more interested in myself.
When I went to see my sister dance at ballet,
I was really into costumes and the arts,
and my family was also supportive of whatever me and my sister wanted to do.
I would say I pushed myself the most to be into design.
- Christian Siriano

I gradually work myself into a frenzy as the shoot approaches,
while we're choosing the costumes or working with the make-up artist.
I'm not so much interested in my character as the film itself.
- Jeanne Moreau

It's not that Shakespeare is frivolous,
but you spend your time just getting people to dress
up in other people's costumes and pretending to be people that they're not,
and you think, after the years go by,
well, what on earth was all that about?
- Jonathan Miller

Without my husband's costumes I wouldn't have known
how to accomplish what I saw in my own mind's eyes for choreography.
And then seeing our choreography and knowing the background
of it I am sure helped my husband a great deal with what he designed for us.
- Katherine Dunham

You go through at least the first two years of Star
Trek and you find some amazing stuff.
Everything that was going on Gene put into the series.
He just put strange costumes on the actors and painted
them funny colours and left the same situation in.
- Majel Barrett

I hate the terminology of "costume" because my clothes are not costumes at all.
I think they're high fashion, avant-garde,
and more couture, definitely, and yes,
some of my pieces are not particularly wearable,
but I wouldn't say they're costumes,
I'd say they're more couture.
- Christian Siriano

To me, the appeal of opera lies in the fact that a
myriad of singers and instruments,
each possessed of different qualities of voice and sound,
against the backdrop of a grand stage and beautiful costumes,
come together in one complete and impressive drama.
- Junichiro Koizumi

For the kind of thing that we were showing,
the budget was sufficient.
As we were speaking of in Haiti, we had not done that
before in exactly this form and we had to have costumes for it.
- Katherine Dunham

You put funny people in funny costumes and paint them
green and we could talk about anything we wanted to,
because that was the only thing that fascinated Gene
about this particular genre.
- Majel Barrett

We talk about theatre museums filled with old costumes and things.
What we also need is a theatre museum of the old routines on videotape.
We are only the custodians of those techniques,
and they should be preserved.
- Jim Dale

I don't think women should look like costumes.
I don't think they should look like fashion victims.
I think these (clothes) are for women that want to look sexy.
They want to look smart.
- Ralph Lauren

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy PHOTO

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

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

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

I don't believe in killing whatever the reason!
- John Lennon

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

If your actions inspire others to dream more,
learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
- John Wooden

All you need is love.
- John Lennon

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
- John Keywood

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the highest appreciation
is not to utter words, but to live by them.
- John F. Kennedy

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
- John F. Kennedy

The common denominator for success is work.
- John D. Rockefeller

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
- John F. Kennedy

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
- John Wooden

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

Every increased possession
loads us with a new weariness.
- John Ruskin

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
- William John Bennett

Don't let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman,
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
- John Quincy Adams

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy


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