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Dexter Gordon Quotes and Sayings

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In nuclear war all men are cremated equal.
- Dexter Gordon

To have a little recognition, that is very nice,
you dig.
It is good for the ego, for the psyche.
- Dexter Gordon

Jazz to me is a living music.
It's a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings,
the dreams, hopes, of the people.
- Dexter Gordon

What I'm doing, I prefer to call that jazz,
because it is a beautiful word - I love it.
- Dexter Gordon

 

If I were to call it black music, that would be untrue.
I don't know what that is, unless it would be some
African drums or something.
- Dexter Gordon

Darlin...
be-bop is the music of the future.
- Dexter Gordon

Music is a reservoir...
of sounds.
- Dexter Gordon

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The music scene is more competitive in the States.
- Dexter Gordon

If you can't play the blues...
you might as well hang it up.
- Dexter Gordon

In jazz, there is a lot of European influence harmonically.
- Dexter Gordon

A lot of times I go back to record and to make a tour,
but I'm very happy to do it, because it gives me an
opportunity to dig and hear what's going on.
- Dexter Gordon

When you know the lyrics to a tune, you have some kind
of insight as to it's composition.
If you don't understand what it's about,
you're depriving yourself of being really able to communicate this poem.
- Dexter Gordon

It's certainly not just a spot opinion;
it's something that obviously has been building up for years.
It is also very good for publicity, and it is the kind
of recognition that maybe will help financially,
also.
- Dexter Gordon

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

Pro football is like nuclear warfare.
There are no winners, only survivors.
- Frank Gifford

Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that
our growing economy needs without increasing emissions.
This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy.
- Michael Burgess

The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom,
power without conscience.
Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
- Omar N. Bradley

Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
We know more about war that we know about peace,
more about killing that we know about living.
- Omar N. Bradley

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable
and more dangerous for all of us.
- Margaret Thatcher

This is no job for a UN committee.
It needs the same kind of unwavering dedication and
the kinds of people that got us the first nuclear submarine
and the first man on the moon.
- Wilson Greatbatch

Kennedy said that if we had nuclear war we'd kill 300
million people in the first hour.
McNamara, who is a good businessman and likes to save,
says it would be only 200 million.
- Norman Thomas

Of course I've got lawyers.
They are like nuclear weapons, I've got em 'cause everyone else has.
But as soon as you use them they screw everything up.
- Danny DeVito

We have never succeeded in slowing down our nuclear fusion reactors.
- Wilson Greatbatch

Nuclear power is an important part of our domestic fuel mix.
- Michael Burgess

When we're talking about technology that involves weapons of mass destruction,
nuclear, chemical or biological weapons,
there has to be an element of preemption.
- John Sununu

Nuclear weapons kill Americans - they don't kill Republicans or Democrats -
they kill Americans.
- Joe Wilson

The U.S.
along with China, Japan, South Korea and Russia has
an important role to play in containing North Korea's
nuclear ambitions and exerting all the influence we can possibly exert.
- Zach Wamp

Nuclear weapons and TV have simply intensified the
consequences of our tendencies,
upped the stakes.
- David Foster Wallace

The nuclear weapon is obsolete.
I want to get rid of them all.
- Charles Horner

Japan is the only country in the world which suffered
from the scourge of nuclear weapons.
- Yoshiro Mori

I can't understand why anyone would want nuclear warheads.
If you shoot them off, it's not like you can take over
that country-all you do is kill millions of people.
- Rick Yune

In addition, it is very likely that United States action
in Iraq caused Iran to open its nuclear facilities
for international inspection and suspend its uranium enrichment activities.
- Jim Gerlach

I did a thesis in experimental nuclear physics under
the direction of Samuel K. Allison.
- James Cronin

It's very certain that North Korea is developing nuclear
weapons for offensive purposes.
They don't need nuclear weapons to defend their own country.
- Kim Y. Sam

No matter what policy initiatives we take on,
we are going to need a permanent repository for nuclear
fuel based on the law and sound science.
- Craig Stevens

So, we need to delegitimize the nuclear weapon,
and by de-legitimizing...
meaning trying to develop a different system of security
that does not depend on nuclear deterrence.
- Mohamed ElBaradei

We have an active program.
We have nuclear weapons, we are a nuclear power.
We have an advanced missiles program.
- Ayub Khan

But the nuclear powers still cling tenaciously to their weapons.
- Joseph Rotblat

China's ability to deliver nuclear warheads on American cities is expanding.
- Lee H. Hamilton

It is the earnest hope of our people that the world
may see the day when all nuclear weapons are abolished.
- Eisaku Sato

All mankind is now learning that these nuclear weapons
can only serve to destroy,
never become beneficial.
- Alva Myrdal

Protecting Americans from nuclear terrorism rises above politics.
- Lee H. Hamilton

I can assure you we are a responsible nuclear power.
- Manmohan Singh

Nuclear war is such an emotional subject that many
people see the weapons themselves as the common enemy of humanity.
- Herman Kahn

Mick Jagger and I just really liked each other a lot.
We talked all night.
We had the same views on nuclear disarmament.
- Jerry Hall

To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time,
any place, is more valuable than to fix bolts in cars
or design nuclear weapons.
- Marilyn French

To sum up, there is no evidence that a world without
nuclear weapons would be a dangerous world.
On the contrary, it would be a safer world,
as I will show later.
- Joseph Rotblat

It would be our policy to use nuclear weapons wherever
we felt it necessary to protect our forces and achieve our objectives.
- Robert McNamara

I don't think that Iran with a nuclear capability will
be just the problem of the state of Israel.
This is a matter that concerns the whole world.
- Moshe Katsav

If you go on with this nuclear arms race,
all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.
- Winston Churchill

The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous.
It would be very provocative.
The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power.
- Rudy Giuliani

Nuclear fusion of light elements like hydrogen or helium
would permit approaching the speed of light.
It seems very attractive to refuel your space ships where the fuel is.
- Wilson Greatbatch

The objective of nuclear-weapons policy should not
be solely to decrease the number of weapons in the world,
but to make the world safer - which is not necessarily the same thing.
- Herman Kahn

As a nuclear power - as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon -
the United States has a moral responsibility to act.
- Barack Obama

The world has been gradually reducing its nuclear arsenals.
Testing must stop so that progress on the destruction
of nuclear weapons may begin.
- Jenny Shipley

The problem here is that there will always be some
uncertainty about how quickly Saddam can acquire nuclear weapons.
But we don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud.
- Condoleezza Rice

Most people no longer live in nuclear families at all.
- Christopher Lasch

I told my therapist I was having nightmares about nuclear explosions.
He said don't worry it's not the end of the world.
- Jay London

Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized,
there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons,
and a strong desire to get rid of them.
- Joseph Rotblat

The present basic philosophy is nuclear deterrence.
- Joseph Rotblat

The state and the church seldom approve of anything I do.
I don't need their approval.
I don't aspire to the heterosexual nuclear family model.
- Jasmine Guy

A total nuclear freeze is counterproductive -
especially now,
when technology is rapidly changing and the Soviets
have some important strategic advantages.
- Herman Kahn

National Missile Defense is of a nature to retrigger
a proliferation of weapons,
notably nuclear missiles.
Everything that goes in the direction of proliferation is a bad direction.
- Jacques Chirac

I think we can allow the therapeutic uses of nuclear transplant technology,
which we call cloning, without running the danger of
actually having live human beings born.
- David Baltimore

I think the inherent right of the Government to lie
to save itself when facing a nuclear disaster is basic.
- Arthur Sylvester

You just activated a nuclear warhead,
my friend.
- John Travolta

Indeed, the whole human species is endangered,
by nuclear weapons or by other means of wholesale destruction
which further advances in science are likely to produce.
- Joseph Rotblat

All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant
can be stored under a desk.
- Ronald Reagan

The great thing about Glasgow is that if there's a
nuclear attack it'll look exactly the same afterwards.
- Billy Connolly

Japan continues to work closely with the United States
on the issue of the North Korean nuclear crisis and
has played an important and constructive role in the Six-Party talks.
- Michael K. Simpson

Nuclear weapons offer us nothing but a balance of terror,
and a balance of terror is still terror.
- George Wald


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