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Brett Somers Quotes and Sayings

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Am I sounding better or am I just getting used to my voice?
- Brett Somers

Anything that loosens you up and makes you freer is good,
because that's what acting and performing is all about -
being free.
It gives you a better connection to the audience.
- Brett Somers

You know, I'm a television personality.
It's not like I'm a famous hooker or something!
- Brett Somers

In fact, people have been very complimentary about
my act and very tolerant of my singing ability.
- Brett Somers

 

I had to give up martinis - I enjoyed them too much.
- Brett Somers

You know, when it was done originally,
they always had to fight to keep it going at the end of each season.
Now, The Odd Couple has become part of our language and culture.
- Brett Somers

My musical director, Mark Cherry, is the most wonderful
person who ever lived on God's good green Earth.
He's my director, he does the arrangements.
Really, he does everything - including certain janitorial chores!
- Brett Somers

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Without sounding pompous, I really do feel that I have
a set of standards that I must adhere to,
even leaving aside considerations of what the readers expect.
- Jonathan Kellerman

We have too many high-sounding words,
and too few actions that correspond with them.
- Abigail Adams

I thought if Oasis could get away with sounding like The Beatles,
I could get away with sounding like Abba.
- Pete Waterman

Musicians always come off sounding a little bit pretentious,
and a little bit...
I don't know, hypocritical, from what they do,
talking about strong issues.
- James Iha

Hearing, which, by the motion of the air,
informs us of the motion of sounding or vibrating bodies.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

I think the potential for the program at the risk of
sounding self-serving is large,
some would say even limitless, so I'm excited about
it and I think it can even pass next year.
- Harold Ford

If you have any trouble sounding condescending,
find a Unix user to show you how it's done.
- Scott Adams

At the risk of sounding hopelessly romantic,
love is the key element.
I really love to play with different musicians who
come from different cultural backgrounds.
- John McLaughlin

I don't find the business easy.
The moment you start talking about the business,
you start sounding like someone in Spinal Tap.
- Robert Wyatt

In serial music, the series itself is seldom audible...
What I'm interested in is a compositional process and
a sounding music that are one in the same thing.
- Steve Reich

I think there is always room for a timeless sounding rock band like us.
- Steve Brown

It is difficult to write about any form of mental disease,
especially your own, without sounding as if you were
examining a bug under glass.
- Gene Tierney

If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical
or punk or rock or even slightly metal,
that's because that's where I'm going to find inspiration.
- Ben Harper

Some things don't wind up sounding like you'd expect,
which is just as well.
- Fred Frith

There's a focus that hasn't been there for ages and
ages and some American bands are sounding quite English
like they did in the late 70s and early 80s.
- Graham Coxon

Aside from rabid Islamists, no one who wishes to be
taken seriously can publicly say anything bad about
the old Jews of Europe without sounding like reactionary troglodytes.
- Jack Schwartz

I think now, more than anytime I can remember,
bands are sounding pretty similar whether they're English or American,
from Manchester or London...
or Leeds or Welsh or Irish.
- Graham Coxon

It's not enough to hit the notes.
There is no point in the singers just standing there
and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with
the characters they are portraying.
- Bruce Beresford

The Band is sounding real good.
We've been doing some dates together and they've been going well.
- Rick Danko

It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound
we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us,
but...
it is flattering and of course challenging.
- Jonathan Davis

I do to keep things sounding fresh.
Sometimes just changing the running order of the show is a good idea.
- Mick Taylor

Well, they put me in a booth and then did some nice
things to the speaker to make it come out sounding ok.
- Don Knotts

I never liked mellow sounding guitar.
- Tom Verlaine

The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is
because I'm singing directly from the heart.
- Sammy Hagar

I had to try and find a way to express happiness without sounding corny.
- Daniel Johns

At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers'
groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
- Bernard Cornwell

Look at any inspired painting.
It's like a gong sounding; it puts you in a state of reverberation.
- Philip Guston

A statesman...
must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events,
then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment.
- Otto von Bismarck

Be able to sneeze without sounding ridiculous.
That means neither stifling yourself or spraying your immediate vicinity.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The more faithfully you listen to the voices within you,
the better you will hear what is sounding outside.
- Dag Hammarskjold

My sense of divine brings with it a strange sound of music with its glories,
a marvellous melody sounding like a multitude of flutes.
- Paul Twitchell

Another night I dreamed I heard heavenly music sounding in my ears,
and a flock of sheep was gathering round it.
When the music ceased, the sheep leaped for joy,
and ran together, shaking their heads;
and one shook his head almost off,
and seemed to have nothing but ears.
- Joanna Southcott

A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery;
and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again,
till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense,
and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
- Anthony Hecht

The old jazz singers or old blues singers,
you always just saw them kind of sitting down and singing.
They weren't worried as much about their voice sounding perfect.
They would make the song kind of fit their voice.
- Lucinda Williams

The decision came from the publisher.
It certainly was cleared by Chicago.
And then they come out with these fine sounding words
about relation to readers and their obligation.
It has nothing to do with that.
- Robert Scheer

Without sounding too pretentious, I was sort of a slave to the narrative.
When the narrative cracks in, I have to go where it takes me.
I had to go to the Bohemian Grove.
It was the obvious end to the book.
- Jon Ronson

I think we did a pretty good role, linking,
being a sounding board really and a driving force,
especially from the bottom up.
I think that part of this is bottom up as well as top down.
- Richard Rogers

At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826,
while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message
to the people of Philadelphia,
the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on;
and a few hours later John Adams entered into rest,
with the name of his old friend upon his lips.
- Allen Johnson

Maxwell is serious, dedicated, awkward,
forgetful, pompous to a certain degree,
sentimental.
- Don Adams

Take events in your life seriously, take work seriously,
but don't take yourself seriously, or you'll become affected,
pompous and boring.
- Shelley Duvall

Here's something pompous - you take your day and artistically create it,
so every moment has an artistic flavor.
- William Shatner

Career is too pompous a word.
It was a job, and I have always felt privileged to
be paid for what I love doing.
- Barbara Stanwyck

People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

I hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous,
whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done
and associations of things I've done.
- Peter Cushing

Well, I don't think anyone now would say that they're
painting the state of the culture of America.
I think that's too grand and pompous a thing for anybody to claim.
- Donald Judd

I don't want to sound pompous, but I really think your
gender doesn't necessarily dominate your sexual activity.
- John Lone

I think my mission is to become the greatest human I can.
I know that sounds pompous, but what else do we have?
- Kathleen Turner

I hate elitists.
I hate conceited people.
I hate pompous people.
- Neil Cavuto

If you can get humor and seriousness at the same time,
you've created a special little thing,
and that's what I'm looking for, because if you get pompous,
you lose everything.
- Paul Simon

Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes,
and pompous in the grave.
- Thomas Browne

Chicago - a pompous Milwaukee.
- Leonard L. Levinson

War is something Arafat sends others to do for him.
That is, the poor souls who believe in him.
This pompous incompetent caused the failure of the Camp David negotiations,
Clinton's mediation.
- Oriana Fallaci

I wrote the book because I wanted to be able to share
some things that I had learned and as pompous as that may sound,
as you get to a certain point in life,
you figure so what am I doing?
- Goldie Hawn

Anyone who thinks they're important is usually just
a pompous moron who can't deal with his or her own
pathetic insignificance and the fact that what they
do is meaningless and inconsequential.
- William Thomas

Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards,
make anarchy and disorder your trademarks.
Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but
don't let them take you ALIVE.
- Sid Vicious

Most of the time when I receive a script,
it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat,
slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the skateboard park',
or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney,
imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script
where my character is simply described as 'A Man'.
- Fred Melamed

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Actually, my favourite roles have been in theatre,
but on TV, my faves were Slap Maxwell and Larry Sanders.
- Megan Gallagher

I just finished writing an essay about William Maxwell,
an American writer whose work I admire very much.
- Donna Tartt

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take
total responsibility for our attitudes.
That's the day we truly grow up.
- John C. Maxwell

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others,
but far enough ahead to motivate them.
- John C. Maxwell

I don't think I fit the Marilyn Maxwell mode.
- Lee Grant

There are some men who lift the age they inhabit,
till all men walk on higher ground in that lifetime.
- Maxwell Anderson


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