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Grandmaster Flash Quotes and Sayings

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For us to keep claiming this isn't Hip Hop and that
isn't Hip Hop doesn't make sense to me.
- Grandmaster Flash

For instance, if you're playing a record with drums -
horns would sound nice to enhance it so you get a record
with horns and slip it in at certain times.
- Grandmaster Flash

We can come from our own particular point of view and lay it down.
We should not be throwing verbal rocks at each other.
We're all responsible to continue the growth of Hip Hop.
- Grandmaster Flash

We gotta stop fighting amongst each other.
I think the only rift should be when take it the stage
and try to out perform each other.
- Grandmaster Flash

 

The type of mixing that was out then was blending from
one record to the next or waiting for the record to
go off and wait for the jock to put the needle back on.
- Grandmaster Flash

Disco B still rolls with me now.
He's still doing his thing.
He does clubs in different places.
He was very instrumental in helping me perfect my craft.
- Grandmaster Flash

As an individual I was known as the DJ or the mixer.
- Grandmaster Flash

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Hip Hop has become real constrained.
The creative juices and creative flows have been diminished.
- Grandmaster Flash

I had to go into a studio and compose and write and
press up 12 songs in 14 hours.
When you're recording a song from scratch it takes
you 14 hours to do just one song.
- Grandmaster Flash

We can even sing off key, but if it's produced properly it can be a hit.
- Grandmaster Flash

I think what's happening here is, there's a group or
maybe one person who is saying this is gonna be the
definition and this is what we want to get the kids to do now.
- Grandmaster Flash

Do not let any record company disturb your creative flow.
You are not writing for the record company.
You're writing for the public.
- Grandmaster Flash

Normal kids in their teens want to go and date girls
and do mischievous things,
your hormones are jumping around, but I stayed in my
bedroom in search of something.
- Grandmaster Flash

I had love for Breakout; I had love for Bambaataa.
I had love for Kool Herc.
- Grandmaster Flash

All you have to know is mathematically how many times
to scratch it and when to let it go -
when certain things will enhance the record you're listening to.
- Grandmaster Flash

But I had two very special people who helped to take
my style to the next level.
Thank God for my first MC Cowboy and my first student Grand Wizard Theodore,
and to go out after creating this art form and finding everyone jamming to it -
that too was pretty scary.
- Grandmaster Flash

For anybody to say well this is not Hip Hop and that's not Hip Hop,
that is not the way the formula was laid down.
It was for the people who were going to continue take
anything musically and string it along.
- Grandmaster Flash

Disco was brand new then and there were a few jocks
that had monstrous sound systems but they wouldn't
dare play this kind of music.
They would never play a record where only two minutes
of the song was all it was worth.
They wouldn't buy those types of records.
- Grandmaster Flash

So what I'm trying to say is from a musical aspect
for anybody to say that whatever they're doing in Florida
is not Hip Hop or whatever they're doing in LA is not Hip Hop,
who are these people to say that?
- Grandmaster Flash

What has happened is that to some degree they have
taken an attitude where they don't listen to demos
of diverse subject matters.
They're looking for demos like the record the guy on the left just did.
- Grandmaster Flash

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake,
not by mechanical aid, but by
an infinite expectation of the dawn.
- Henry David Thoreau

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
- Chinese proverb

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

If you are going through hell, keep going.
- Winston Churchill

Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill.
Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.
- Lao Tzu

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

In our willingness to give that which we seek,
we keep the abundance of the universe circulating in our lives.
- Deepak Chopra

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

To keep your thinking young, stay curious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only wealth which you will keep forever
is the wealth you have given away.
- Marcus Aurelius

Keep a grateful journal. Every night,
list five things you are grateful for.
- Oprah Winfrey

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy
and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Better keep yourself clean and bright;
you are the window through which
you must see the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

Keep your feet firmly planted on the ground
as you reach for the stars.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Keep the Faith.
- Anonymous

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

The promises we makes to ourselves are the things
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We keep moving forward, opening new doors,
and doing new things, because we're curious
and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
- Walt Disney

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
- Helen Keller

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

The most important promises are
the ones we make to ourselves.
The promises we makes to ourselves
are the things that assure us
we have the capacity
to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

My whole goal is to keep my spirit intact.
If that doesn't happen, none of this is worth it.
- Jewel

Life is a game.
Keep it light and playful.
Tease life, taunt life,
never attack life head-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Let today be a day to trust your own inner guidance,
a day to have faith that your steps are carrying you
in the direction you desire,
a day to keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Keep your attention focused entirely
on what is truly your own concern,
and be clear that what belongs to others
is their business and none of yours.
- Epictetus

In the midst of movement and chaos,
keep stillness inside of you.
- Deepak Chopra

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

The best way to keep your friends
is not to give them away.
- Wilson Mizner

Keep busy - with tasks that inspire you,
motivate you, or please you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby


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