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Grace Abbott Quotes and Sayings

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The jam is moving toward the Capitol where Congress
sits in judgment on all the administrative agencies of Government.
- Grace Abbott

I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must,
I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby
carriage and I wheel it into the traffic.
- Grace Abbott

Sometimes when I get home at night in Washington I
feel as though I had been in a great traffic jam.
- Grace Abbott

The first and continuing argument for the curtailment
of working hours and the raising of the minimum age
was that education was necessary in a democracy and
working children could not attend school.
- Grace Abbott

 

Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together
and if you continue to use the labor of children as
the treatment for the social disease of poverty,
you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.
- Grace Abbott

We may take breaks and do other things,
but we feel we'll ultimately have Pearl Jam as a family.
- Stone Gossard

I'm the worst person to be stuck with in a traffic jam.
- Larry King

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We would play, then they would play a set,
then we would jam on the last song.
- Charlie Byrd

You can't jam change down the American people's throat.
- Dennis Hastert

I like to play guitar, jam out, play the blues,
go watch movies.
I love movies.
- Dane Cook

I always felt as a horn player, a jam session wasn't
satisfying enough for me.
I should have been a rhythm section player,
actually.
- Lee Konitz

I signed to Def Jam and within two months,
I heard that Ja Rule was looking for someone to do a song with.
- Christina Milian

With Dollars And Cents on the album,
we had it as a band jam and I sometimes spend evenings
playing with records over the top of things we were
working on to see what works.
- Colin Greenwood

I was lucky enough to first meet Elvis at his house
in Bel Air and he used to invite different artists,
singers and musicians, to come and jam with him at his house.
- Jackie DeShannon

Now I am within thirty yards of him.
He must fall.
The gun pours out its stream of lead.
Then it jams.
Then it reopens fire.
That jam almost saved his life.
- Manfred von Richthofen

Everybody got away from what Pearl Jam are supposed to be.
- Jeff Ament

Louis Pasteur said, 'Chance favors the prepared mind.'
If you're really engaged in the writing,
you'll work yourself out of whatever jam you find yourself in.
- Michael Chabon

It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

At a certain point my novels set.
They set just as hard as that jam jar.
And then I know they are finished.
- Ivy Compton-Burnett

The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday -
but never jam today.
- Lewis Carroll

We're charging what we're worth and we don't think we're worth $22.50.
We take a lower cut than Pearl Jam.
- Tre Cool

Even today, skiffle is a defining part of my music.
If I get the opportunity to just have a jam,
skiffle is what I love to play.
- Van Morrison

It's the faster bands that made me want to play guitar,
bands like The Jam.
- Graham Coxon

That's why it's called Sebastian Bach.
I mean, it's a permanent band, pretty much,
but if I jam with other people, it just makes a better album,
I think.
- Sebastian Bach

I don't need all that much - I just need to know who
my characters are and what kind of jam they're going to get into,
and I'll write myself out of their jam.
- Richard Price

That jam was so much fun that by the end of the tour,
we just jammed on all of the songs.
- Charlie Byrd

When 5150 came out rock was king.
Post Nirvana and Pearl Jam 1996 is a different story.
- Gary Cherone

I began both auditioning with Pearl Jam and recording for Eleven.
In the fall of 1994, I joined Pearl Jam.
- Jack Irons

When the generation after me started getting on the cut,
a lot of them would call me over to hang out or go
jam and scratch and they were always separate from each other.
- Eric San

Prince decided to move from Minneapolis to Toronto.
Jimmy Jam told me that they were living there now.
- Rick Dees

That's why I hate to get started in these jam sessions.
I'm always the last one to leave.
- Elvis Presley

There's probably a bunch of Power Stripe floating through
the Def Jam offices right now.
- Method Man

Well, we have theatrical parties.
It's not me singing.
People like to get up and jam on the piano.
- Liza Minnelli

My first jam was at Hotel Diplomat opening for Hollywood.
- Kurtis Blow

The Law of Raspberry Jam: the wider any culture is spread,
the thinner it gets.
- Alvin Toffler

In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle.
Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts,
Monkey Wrench Radio, along with many other Seattle musicians.
- Jack Irons

Not only did I get to play with these great international musicians,
but I also had the opportunity to jam with the local celebrities in Toronto,
people like the Walsh Brothers, David Wilcox,
Kim Mitchell and the like.
It was a great learning experience.
- Jeff Healey

We should not use special budget procedures to jam
through legislation to drill in the Arctic Refuge.
This topic is too important to the public to address
it in such a back-door manner.
We should be having a full, open discussion of the
issue during an energy debate.
- Russ Feingold

Then I just moved into being a DJ when that turned into the hottest thing.
- Jam Master Jay

At the beginning, it was me, Run and D,
but D's voice is messed up.
- Jam Master Jay

There's no way that if you get participation out of
a person can they say you didn't rock it.
- Jam Master Jay

I like to be sort of grounded with Fish.
But, at the same time, I think probably what's unique
about us is the way other dynamics happen,
where I'll play off Trey for awhile.
When we start playing a jam, I don't usually know what's going to happen,
I don't have a plan.
- Mike Gordon

Like every other place, I guess, Kansas City was quite
a different city when I was a youngster there.
They had quite a few clubs, and we had what we used
to call jam sessions every night.
- Ben Webster

Our last jam session was this past Christmas.
Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian,
and I played guitar.
I'm so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time.
- Tony Visconti

Believing in something and being a part of something
you believe in and watching it work and coming from it.
- Jam Master Jay

With this CD technology, you can just remix a record right there on the spot.
- Jam Master Jay

It's a very complex scenario, and certainly Dave was,
and is, not the only person in Pearl Jam with personality flaws.
Everybody in this band exhibits some form of neurotic behavior.
And we couldn't find a balance, a mutual respect for each other.
- Stone Gossard

See beauty in those unexpected places.
(she asked herself how people could let Bach be background noise.)
See the opportunity in what looks like inconvenience.
(she steered clear of the traffic jam
and went to the bakery she's been meaning to stop at.)
She embraces the undeclared possibility
in what seems like just another ordinary day.
(her friend is scheduled for cancer surgery
and suddenly everything around her seems so very precious.)
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Well, here's what I think.
I mean, the people are saying, 'We don't want it,'
and the Democrats are saying,
'We don't care.
We're going to pass it anyway.' And so for the next three months,
Washington will be consumed with the Democrats trying
to jam this through in a very messy procedure an unpopular health care bill.
- Lamar Alexander

I was a drummer and I played the guitar.
- Jam Master Jay

I just wanted to be a part of the band.
Actually, that's what inspired me.
- Jam Master Jay

How I dressed in high school is the way we dressed.
- Jam Master Jay

I was producing demos for a band that was called Physical Ed.
Out of production of demos I went and did a few jam
sessions with then in Northern California clubs,
but I never actually toured with them.
- Ronnie Montrose

You really need to be on the edge and you have to keep your eyes open.
- Jam Master Jay

With Pearl Jam, everybody is so good at what they do,
it's hard to get up the courage to say,
Can I sing this part, or, I want to play guitar.
I feel like I have more courage to do that.
- Jeff Ament

Well ironically my last three roles have all been a mother.
One was a Canadian film where the baby was taken away
because she is a drug addict,
in Irish Jam I play a mother to a four year old.
I think in the future I'll be able to handle the role with a lot more depth.
- Anna Friel

But I got a guy on third, I was in a jam the other day in a game,
all those situations, when you need a strikeout there,
in big spots.
But we are very aware of that fact, that these guys put the ball in play.
- Roger Clemens

And I know how many DJ pools have grown and I know
how DJing has grown in the overall,
but that was the technical side of it to me.
DJs were rolling around, looking for stuff to buy and
looking to see what was in the store when they get there.
- Jam Master Jay

I remember when I was coming up, the music stores where
you could get guitar strings was where I got my records from.
Now the place where you get your records from is where
you can get your DJ mats and your mixers.
- Jam Master Jay

The technology is just so far gone.
It's just like back in the day you needed a suitcase
just to have a cell phone.
The battery was so heavy, it was like carrying a gallon
of soda around with you all day.
- Jam Master Jay

Profile has half the publishing and they control and
administer the publishing and distribute and own the records,
so our group is a 10-point crew.
But we got a lot of money off of the shows.
- Jam Master Jay

Then I got a gig with an older friend who had the equipment
and he played in this bar.
They would bring me in the bar through the backdoor
and I would DJ in the back room most of the night.
Then they'd take me out the backdoor,
so I was never really in the bar.
- Jam Master Jay

Going to your set with the headphones on in the middle
of the night so that your parents don't know what you're
doing when you're supposed to be asleep is great.
I was rocking the bedroom.
That was so much more fun when I got the 1200s.
- Jam Master Jay

If I started at 13, by the time I was 14 I was already
good enough to play in front of people.
I started off playing drums when I was 5,
so playing in front of people didn't matter -
not a problem.
- Jam Master Jay

Back in the day, if someone said that hip hop and rap was a fad,
that was a joke to me because they just didn't know
what they were talking about.
In reality, there were so many people who didn't know
what they were talking about it.
- Jam Master Jay

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step - large and small -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher


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