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Jermaine Dupri Quotes and Sayings

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Because I was in Atlanta, people didn't realize I'm
one of the real forefathers in the game.
- Jermaine Dupri

We haven't had a slew of artists, but the artists we
do come out with have always had the same momentum.
- Jermaine Dupri

All the records I've made have pretty much been big club turntable records.
You need to feel the rhythm.
- Jermaine Dupri

People always ask me how long somebody can last as
long as I've been lasting and continue to keep doing it,
so I figured that people didn't really know how to do that.
- Jermaine Dupri

 

So So Def has been one of the most successful and consistent
labels in the game in the last 10 years.
- Jermaine Dupri

We're just welcoming people to our city.
- Jermaine Dupri

I'd go dance at talent shows, and because I was young
I had the upper hand on a lot of other crews.
People thought it was cute.
I used that to my advantage.
- Jermaine Dupri

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When I came out rapping on my record,
a lot of people said, Oh, you just want to be like Puff.
- Jermaine Dupri

I'm one of those guys a lot of people watch,
imitate, and then make it seem like they were the ones who did it first.
- Jermaine Dupri

People know me, and want to know me,
as a baller more than anything else.
- Jermaine Dupri

If you don't know by now, you're never going to know.
- Jermaine Dupri

I go to clubs and if I notice the DJs are playing the records faster,
then I'll push the beats a little on the next record I make.
A lot of people don't know how to watch out for things like that.
- Jermaine Dupri

I wanted to feel like an artist for once in my life.
I wanted to use other producers for respect,
to let them know that I listen to other people's music
and that I'm just not out here on my own page.
- Jermaine Dupri

My father was a promoter of Fresh Fest,
and they needed an opening act.
He got me a slot as a dancer.
We tried it out the first time in Atlanta and the crowd went crazy.
I was the opening clown.
- Jermaine Dupri

They keep the song as street as it needs to be.
It's got a good catchy hook where it can do what it
needs to do on the radio,
but they keep the song street where it will keep credibility in the hood.
- Jermaine Dupri

Coming from a small town it was tough to dream big.
When I grew up in a small town in Georgia,
my biggest dream was one day to be able to go to Atlanta.
- Herschel Walker

My commitment to Atlanta and passion for sports and
competition make this acquisition a perfect fit for me.
- Arthur Blank

If you don't like the way the Atlanta Braves are playing
then you don't like baseball.
- Chuck Tanner

It used to be that if you had a pretty good record,
you could stop by a station in Little Rock or Atlanta
and let the DJ listen to it.
No way something like that can happen now.
- Charley Pride

A lot of things happened in a lot of places.
And to see how well it was handled in Atlanta.
There are a lot of reasons for Atlanta being a special
town in the Civil Rights era.
- Ivan Allen

Atlanta? I think it's the greatest city anywhere I know of.
- Ivan Allen

Many athletes competing in Atlanta wouldn't be here
if it weren't for corporate support.
- Mary Lou Retton

I once sat next to Jim from Wild Kingdom on a flight from Atlanta.
I find mentioning that opens a lot of doors.
- Todd Barry

At St.
Francis de Sales in Atlanta, we do not have an organ.
We do not have rehearsals during the week.
We do not have a professional choir.
- Richard Morris

I remember at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta,
Shaq always wanted me to show him steps over and over.
- Hakeem Olajuwon

I'm excited about being here in an organization that I grew up rooting for...
I'm excited about being an Atlanta Brave and pitching in Game 1.
- Tim Hudson

The president of the branch in Atlanta was a pastor of a church,
the Reverend Sam Williams, a wonderful guy.
He was middle-class and fairly militant for the time and place.
- Julian Bond

I've always liked Atlanta.
And not just for the strip clubs, but the shopping and the food.
- Jon Stewart

Also I'm a part of the people that I've worked with
in baseball that have been so great to me,
Mr. Earl Mann of Atlanta, who gave me my first baseball broadcasting job.
- Ernie Harwell

The city of Atlanta has always had a good spirit.
- Ivan Allen

The Giants are looking for a trade but I don't think
Atlanta wants to depart with a quality player.
- Ron Fairly

It is in Virginia and Georgia that the war now rages
and where it will continue;
for at these points -
Richmond and Atlanta -
the enemy's main strength is concentrated.
- Knute Nelson

For the entire state of Georgia, having the premiere
of Gone With the Wind on home ground was like winning
the Battle of Atlanta 75 years late.
- Anne Edwards

That's an economic development program in the metropolitan area.
If they don't see that, and you don't get these things done,
then you're competing with Texas and California and Atlanta;
then you really have problems.
- Richard M. Daley

That other saying, I'm a part of all that I have met,
I think that would have to begin with my wonderful
parents back in Atlanta when I was a youngster five
years old I was tongue tied.
- Ernie Harwell

We don't have any CGI with any of the car stuff.
I think it's a real experience when you see this car
going through really fast really wild and you see me
driving a lot of the times and also a big chase in downtown Atlanta.
It's just incredible.
- Sean William Scott

Friday was Atlanta.
That was fifteen bucks.
Once a month, we made a six hundred mile trip from
Indianapolis down to Atlanta,
and at fifteen dollars, by the time you feed yourself and buy gasoline,
you're minus about ten bucks.
- Lou Thesz

There's not much to do in Atlanta, so the cast went to the gym together,
went shopping together, and dinner was always a group thing.
It's that whole summer-camp experience that making
movies tends to be anyway.
- Timothy Olyphant

The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta,
I saw the conductor - all conductors are white -
ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther
back in order to make a place for a white man.
I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro section of the car.
- Ray Stannard Baker

A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta,
Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents.
But I had the opportunity to get an education,
to go and earn a commission in the United States Army,
to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat.
- Allen West

I am happy with what I do.
I'd love to be the manager of the Atlanta Braves,
but they hired somebody this week.
So I'll just have to be inordinately happy with one
of the best jobs on the planet.
- Robert Gibbs

My wife and I came to Canada for the 1994 Commonwealth
Games and we really liked the B.C.
lifestyle and environment.
The following year we applied to become permanent residents.
We moved here in 1996 after the Atlanta Olympics.
- Jonathan Brown

I think the saddest moment in my life just happened two months ago.
My old nightclub partner passed away,
Phil Erickson down in Atlanta.
He - I owe him everything.
He put me in the business and taught me about everything I know.
- Dick Van Dyke

The peculiar fascination which the South held over
my imagination and my limited capital decided me in
favor of Atlanta University;
so about the last of September I bade farewell to the
friends and scenes of my boyhood and boarded a train for the South.
- James Weldon Johnson

Imagination is everything.
It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
- Albert Einstein

Everyone is a mirror image of yourself -
your own thinking coming back at you.
- Byron Katie

Coming together is a beginning;
keeping together is progress;
working together is success.
- Henry Ford

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme.
Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful.
Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just.
Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
- Lao Tzu

We humans feel an instinctive need to know
what is coming next - what we can count upon.
We fear change - even the most positive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The True Path is the path on which
there is no coming and no going.
- Traditional Zen Koan

There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
- Carl Jung

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Alexander Pope

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

We should live our lives as though
Christ were coming this afternoon.
- Jimmy Carter

If the mind wants to comprehend reality,
it will have to come out of the past and the future.
But coming out of the past and the future,
it is no longer the mind at all.
Hence the insistence of all the great masters of the world
that the door to reality is no-mind.
- Osho

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

The Sweetest Strawberry:
A man traveling across a field encountered a tiger.
He fled, the tiger after him.
Coming to a precipice,
he caught hold of the root of a wild vine
and swung himself over the edge.
The tiger sniffed at him from above.
Trembling, the man looked down to where,
far below, another tiger was waiting to eat him.
Only the vine sustained him.
Two mice, one white and one black,
little by little started to gnaw away the vine.
The man then saw a luscious strawberry near him.
Grasping the vine with one hand,
he plucked the strawberry with the other.
How sweet it tasted.
- Zen Koan

Believe that none of the effort you put
into coming closer to God is ever wasted -
even if in the end you don't achieve
what you are striving for.
- Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty,
and love from woes.
- Khalil Gibran

Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure?
It's to see my dividends coming in.
- John D. Rockefeller

And you know, the baby boomers are getting older,
and those off the rack clothes are just not fitting right any longer,
and so, tailor-made suits are coming back into fashion.
- Amy Irving

The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store.
- Kin Hubbard

There is no definition of beauty, but when you can
see someone's spirit coming through,
something unexplainable, that's beautiful to me.
- Liv Tyler

Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to.
She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time,
so we got whipped.
- Loretta Lynn

I can't let important policy decisions hinge on the
fact that an election is coming up every 90 days.
- Gerhard Schroeder

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.
A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
- Jules Verne

If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball,
most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
- Charles Barkley

I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career.
I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party,
what my son was writing.
I was thinking about Legos.
- Jill Clayburgh

The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
- Barbara Sher


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