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Edie Brickell Quotes and Sayings

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Geffen was never supportive of the band.
- Edie Brickell

When I look at my kids, and the ease with which they pick up music,
I wish I had that.
- Edie Brickell

But who cares? I can honestly look back and realize
that everything happened for a reason.
Everything that fell apart has fallen back into place
beautifully and magically.
- Edie Brickell

You can look back at anything and wish you'd done something differently.
- Edie Brickell

 

But I really love music, and having a creative outlet
is really the best thing you can do for yourself.
- Edie Brickell

We were too young to know better, and none of us were very aggressive people.
It would have helped a lot if just one of us had been
aggressive enough to say no.
- Edie Brickell

We didn't rehearse or play the songs to death before we recorded them,
and that let us catch a freshness and energy level
we've never really felt while making records.
- Edie Brickell

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Becoming a mom made me more contentious about expressing my true taste.
- Edie Brickell

I think the New Bohemians' inability to say no was
a big part of our problem.
- Edie Brickell

I like Rufus Wainwright a whole lot.
He makes me wanna be even more musical.
- Edie Brickell

But when it came to jamming and writing songs like we used to,
we realized Brandon was a huge spirit in the band.
Who knew? It was just something we had to learn.
- Edie Brickell

I hope I'm better today than I was yesterday.
I don't believe in glory days or anything like that,
so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!
- Edie Brickell

I need to go outside.
I wouldn't say I'm an outdoors person,
but I like to go outside.
- Edie Brickell

My son writes songs and plays.
He sings like an angel.
- Edie Brickell

I can make dressing - or stuffing.
Y'all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there.
It's really good dressing.
That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that.
- Edie Brickell

You feel like a prisoner if you don't create.
You're jailed up inside of yourself.
- Edie Brickell

You're just playing, playing, playing,
and then an image or something will come into your mind,
and basically you're just narrating it with music,
letting it move along.
- Edie Brickell

I have taken the marshmallows off the sweet potatoes,
however.
They would make a big pan of sweet potatoes and cover it with marshmallows.
My kids would love it if I would do that for them!
- Edie Brickell

And I was very comfortable with this band even when we disagreed.
It takes a long time to feel comfortable enough to disagree with somebody.
When everything happened, it just was really confusing.
It's like our weaknesses were nurtured and brought out front by outsiders.
- Edie Brickell

If it turns out to be a hit, well, good luck dealing with fame.
And if it's not a hit and you can still survive and
make music you believe in,
well, then you're truly blessed.
I think that's where we are now.
- Edie Brickell

My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world.
She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would
look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food.
Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat!
- Edie Brickell

A lot of the songs start with an image.
I was sitting there playing the guitar and I pictured this old,
dirty green car, with the window rolled down,
in the hot, hot, hot Texas heat, and this beautiful
woman I knew when I was a kid sitting behind the wheel,
looking out at me.
- Edie Brickell

No matter how famous and established they were or however
blessed they were with great songs or long careers,
if they lived alone, they lived alone.
That's not the way I wanted to live prior to the tour or after.
- Edie Brickell

People were saying that David Geffen and I had gotten
married and it just blew me away.
Not that they thought I was gay, but that they thought
I could land a guy that hot.
- Keanu Reeves

I am truly my mother's son.
- David Geffen

Anybody who thinks money will make you happy,
hasn't got money.
- David Geffen

I think all the bad blood started when Geffen released
a greatest hits package of my solo stuff.
- Sammy Hagar

Move to California.
Malibu is paradise.
- David Geffen

I intend to be me.
Whatever that is.
- David Geffen

My mother taught me to love my work.
I learned everything about business from her.
- David Geffen

I'm not Sammy Glick.
I've never killed anyone.
I don't have to.
I'm too talented.
- David Geffen

I just needed a job.
Before being hired as an usher at the CBS Theatre,
I didn't even know there was a show business!
- David Geffen

I thought I'd be a success even back in the mailroom at William Morris.
- David Geffen

You have an idea of the way you think it is,
and it's not that way at all, it's something else.
- David Geffen

It's the perfect definition of a settlement.
Both parties didn't get what they wanted.
- David Geffen

Broke is a Hollywood term!
- David Geffen

It's very easy for me to thank everyone for the incredible
contribution they've made to my life.
- David Geffen

I believe we're all in denial about the people we love.
- David Geffen

I'm Billy the Kid, the fastest draw.
It's not arrogance.
It's the truth.
- David Geffen

I never went to business school.
I was just bumbling through a lot of my life.
I was like the guy behind the curtain in The Wizard of Oz.
- David Geffen

The opportunity for an entrepreneur to start a company
from scratch today is abysmal.
- David Geffen

Happy is harder than money.
Anybody who thinks money will make you happy hasn't got money.
- David Geffen

Steven Spielberg and I have tremendous amounts of money.
- David Geffen

In Hollywood people lie to each other and cheat each
other and then go and play tennis.
But I don't want to be a tennis player.
- David Geffen

To be able to live and work in the United States is a privilege.
- David Geffen

I would say that Bob Dylan is as interested in money
as any person I've known in my life.
That's just the truth.
- David Geffen

HIV infection and AIDS is growing - but so too is public apathy.
We have already lost too many friends and colleagues.
- David Geffen

It's easy in music to tell what's good.
It's hard to tell what's bad.
- David Geffen

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

People are not lazy.
They simply have impotent goals -
that is, goals that do not inspire them.
- Tony Robbins


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