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Henry Flynt Quotes and Sayings

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Basically, I viewed any work of art as an imposition
of another person's taste,
and saw the individual making this imposition as a kind of dictator.
- Henry Flynt

When I began competing with the other artists in New York,
I discovered classical North Indian music.
- Henry Flynt

I'm actually a great fan of lucidity.
- Henry Flynt

Around 1967 I began backing away from dogmatic Leninism,
not so much because I thought it was false,
I just decided there was nothing utopian about it.
- Henry Flynt

 

I began composing works which were imitative of the
music I was being told about.
I was also very interested in translating the music into visual terms.
- Henry Flynt

I have a picture of an ideal consciousness.
- Henry Flynt

When somebody says that all statements are false,
the obvious problem is that as an assertion it's self-defeating.
- Henry Flynt

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I'm trying to assemble materials for a different mode of life.
- Henry Flynt

Rock became an incredible commercial success,
people just became bored with serious music,
and it was forgotten.
- Henry Flynt

I began demonstrating against serious culture.
In hindsight, the actual course of events has been very humiliating for me,
because no one picked up on the intellectual critique I made.
- Henry Flynt

I was a student at Harvard, and that's where I learned
about so-called avant-garde music.
Jackson Pollock, abstract expressionism and painting
were well known at this time.
- Henry Flynt

In classical oil painting, there seemed to be a radical
turn to seeing things as the camera sees them,
with that technological modification.
I began to have a tremendous problem with all of this.
- Henry Flynt

At the same time, I was listening to black music,
and I began to think that the best musicians were receiving the worst treatment.
The people who were doing the greatest work were despised as lower class,
with no dignity accorded to what they did.
- Henry Flynt

When I came to New York, I began to meet the people
who became the most famous artists of our time.
I was insecure about my own level of ability,
I didn't know whether I could compete with these people and,
at the same time.
I was wondering what is this anyway?
- Henry Flynt

The whole drive of western culture, the part of it which is serious,
is towards an extreme objectification.
It's carried to the point where the human subject is
treated almost as if it's dirt in the works of a watch.
- Henry Flynt

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If it turns out that there IS a God,
I don't think that he's evil.
I think that the worst you can say about him
is that basically he's an underachiever.
- the movie Love and Death

Basically my wife was immature.
I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.
- Woody Allen

I basically became a cheerleader because I had a very strict mom.
That was my way of being a bad girl.
- Sandra Bullock

Architecture is basically a container of something.
I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup,
but the tea.
- Yoshio Taniguchi

All religions are the same:
Religion is basically guilt, with different holidays.
- Cathy Ladman

All I did was basically play myself in the role of Napoleon Solo.
- Robert Vaughn

Well, the first day we went through three songs,
very basically.
- Noel Redding

I think it's important to stretch as you get older,
but I try to do basically all the things I did when I played,
except I can't do them as well and as much.
- Mike Ditka

Once you see your nature, sex is basically immaterial.
- Bodhidharma

It is a great compliment to go out and be recognized.
Although, because I basically go home and go to work,
there isn't much opportunity for that kind of thing to happen.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

Workshops and seminars are basically financial speed
dating for clueless people.
- Doug Coupland

I tend to play a lot of blues things at home,
because most blues things are basically within a 12-bar pattern.
- Marc Bolan

My first student film was Orientation,
which was basically the set-up for Animal House.
There are a couple of scenes that we later borrowed in some form.
- Ivan Reitman

Moderation of oil prices would be very,
very welcome.
But overall I think we are in a position of stable growth,
sustainable growth, and basically with inflation in check.
- John W. Snow

Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown.
Me and a few other guys were the town freaks-
and there were many occasions when we were dodging
getting beaten up ourselves.
- Bruce Springsteen

We'll only be playing four new songs live,
but all the material for the next album is basically finished.
- Daisy Berkowitz

Sinatra was pretty astute - he used the best songwriters around,
he used all the resources, he covered every song from the era basically.
- Martin Fry

I think I am basically a happy person.
- David Rockefeller

My senior year I was basically supporting myself,
so it was like, Do you want to eat and pay the rent,
or do you want to go to school? I wanted to eat and pay the rent.
- Clea Duvall

As a restaurateur, my job is to basically control the chaos and the drama.
There's always going to be chaos in the restaurant business.
- Rocco DiSpirito

I really try to say things as they basically are and
it so happens that it is a good message that things are getting better,
but there are still problems.
- Bjorn Lomborg

Basically I started to jot notes, lots of faxes back and forth to my writer,
we faxed ideas throughout the whole first draft,
and started all over again.
- Bruce Boxleitner

Puberty hit me very hard, and I basically had no use
for school once I discovered the guitar.
- Rick Springfield

All the songs we do are basically about one of three things:
booze,
sex or rock n roll.
- Bon Scott

I think in small towns like this one,
whether you're a man or a woman, you basically do what there is to do.
- Estelle Parsons

Art is basically made by dissatisfied people who are
willing to find some means to relieve the dissatisfaction.
- John Chamberlain

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part
that the other really likes.
- Elizabeth Ashley

I think this, I think basically I'm not interested
in people following my work or making work like my work.
- Richard Serra

I don't know that the best way to approach it is to try and keep up.
When you're doing that, you're setting yourself into
a one-dimensional sort of race basically.
- Tom Jenkinson

Basically, radio hasn't changed over the years.
- Casey Kasem

A lot of other things come along with Chapter 11,
which basically end up in a lot of pain.
- Rick Wagoner

The earth is the Lord's.
Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God's property.
We have been given the privilege and responsibility
of living on earth to see it isn't ruined.
- Allen Johnson

I walk my dogs.
I garden a little.
I play a bit of tennis.
Basically when I have spare time I'm making music.
- Bill Mumy

The great awareness comes slowly, piece by piece.
The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning.
The experience of spiritual power is basically a joyful one.
- M. Scott Peck

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

Basically, I believe the world is a jungle,
and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home,
a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.
- Bette Davis

Adam does most of the work when it comes to videos
and he basically does the same as I do with the lyrics.
The videos are his visual interpretations of our music.
- Maynard James Keenan

Basically, though, I'm just lucky to love what I do for a living.
- John Goodman

Before 1980, it was basically illegal for U.S.
banks to invent new products.
- Scott Cook

That's basically what I'm doing when I'm tapping them -
getting my toes to the end of my shoes.
- Nomar Garciaparra

Some of the songs I do once in a while that I kinda...
my set list is basically like my hits,
there is a good reason why they are there;
people really like them.
- Joe Cocker

Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times.
It brings together man and the world.
It lives through magic.
- Keith Haring

My role in the Mamas and Papas was basically just to sing.
- Cass Elliot

I don't read music or anything, so when I produce,
I go basically by ear.
- Erykah Badu

But everything has been so gradual that it's sort of all come from,
just hard work and basically being at it.
- Kim Gordon

I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old.
- Hans-Georg Gadamer

Their diet is basically boiled vegetables,
fish and rice.
No fat, no sugar.
You notice when you live there that there are no fat people.
- Arsene Wenger

I have the soul of a singer and do splendidly in the
shower but the world will never hear it.
Basically, I'm the only Irish person who can't carry a tune.
- Roma Downey

To most jazz critics I was basically Kenny G. - Herbie Mann

I learned that people everywhere are basically the
same and have similar goals that we do.
They want health and happiness and the opportunity
to provide for their families.
- Steve Kerr

Basically, I hate conformity.
I hate people telling me what to do.
It makes me want to smash things.
So-called normal behaviour patterns make me so bored,
I could throw up!
- Wendy O. Williams

Basically the children who watch it just see the little characters they love,
and so they're not discerning about whether it looks
great or it's a great story or anything.
- Don Bluth

His advice to me is basically to just love what you
do and don't let the fear of failure stop you.
- Oliver Hudson

I basically was a precocious little kid.
- Michael Ironside

As far as a cocktail, I do like good wines,
basically with meals, and good champagnes.
- Bobby Sherman


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