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Neneh Cherry Quotes and Sayings

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I have absorbed my life now.
I am ready for my music to unfold.
I know time flies, but before the end of this year,
the album will be out.
Even if it kills me.
- Neneh Cherry

My kids love Ibiza and we feel committed to it because
we keep coming back to the same area.
People recognise us in shops now and we have a social life here.
We cook at home and have friends around.
- Neneh Cherry

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed
in any subject as I am in mine.
- Charles Darwin

 

Good stories flow like honey.
Bad stories stick in the craw.
A bad story? One that cannot be absorbed on the first time of reading.
- Arthur Christiansen

I have a lot of chameleon qualities,
I get very absorbed in my surroundings.
- River Phoenix

When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed
in an 18th century garden,
it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past,
thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
- Robert Smithson

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However, all gifts seem now to be absorbed in one and
a man must be either a Preacher or nothing.
- Adam Clarke

All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay.
Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
- Theodor Adorno

It was stumbling on to really the bible of the blues,
you know, and a very powerful drug to be introduced
to us and I absorbed it totally,
and it changed my complete outlook on music.
- Eric Clapton

If there had been three public editors before me,
the body might have absorbed it a little bit better.
- Daniel Okrent

I didn't learn stories, I just absorbed them.
- Donald Davis

I'm approaching a period in my life though where I'd
like to be totally absorbed into music,
doing concerts, writing something.
Basically, that IS what I am doing.
- Roscoe Mitchell

If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed,
I agree with you.
- James Taylor

When I play, I become entirely absorbed in the game.
It may be a form of concentration.
- Helen Wills Moody

Music has always been transnational;
people pick up whatever interests them,
and certainly a lot of classical music has absorbed
influences from all over the world.
- Yo-Yo Ma

Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder
of the earth and the life upon it,
that I cannot think of heaven and the angels.
- Pearl S. Buck

The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him
as affectionately as he has absorbed it.
- Walt Whitman

I do not exactly remember at what period I started
my museum which absorbed so much of my time.
- Pierre Loti

Calculating how much carbon is absorbed by which forests
and farms is a tricky task,
especially when politicians do it.
- Donella Meadows

I've got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed
and selfish years when I just,
you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room,
doing bad things, whatever.
- Elton John

In recent years, more and more of my time has become
absorbed by administrative work for the research council
of ETH-Z of which I am presently the president.
- Richard Ernst

I feel no need for any other faith
than my faith in the kindness of human beings.
I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it
that I cannot think of heaven and angels.
- Pearl S. Buck

It was sort of his 'Brando' moment -
his very 'method' moment.
He just absorbed it and continued on.
- Barry Pepper

His claim to his home is deep, but there are too many ghosts.
He must absorb without being absorbed.
- Willie Morris

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought.
There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
- Victor Hugo

As I absorbed life here and understood it better,
I just completely fell in love with England.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

While the spoken word can travel faster,
you can't take it home in your hand.
Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the
convenience of the reader.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

You need a balance in life between dealing with what's
going on inside and not being so absorbed in yourself that it takes over.
- Nigella Lawson

Before my accident I was a little too...
selfish and self-absorbed and for me,
to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people.
I'm blessed.
I'm really blessed.
- Rick Allen

In America, life is introverted, self-absorbed -
and so is their music.
- Chris Barber

There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero.
It doesn't take money.
It doesn't take connections.
What matters is that people get involved.
Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be,
everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed.
- Debi Mazar

Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper,
when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that
day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest,
and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg.
- Joshua Chamberlain

I was totally absorbed in the real world,
the politics, the history, the news,
and I just couldn't find my way into the fictional world...
When I finally could return to writing the novel,
it was in fits and starts.
- David Guterson

In our gliding experiments we had had a number of experiences
in which we had landed upon one wing,
but the crushing of the wing had absorbed the shock,
so that we were not uneasy about the motor in case
of a landing of that kind.
- Orville Wright

I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion,
or insult, as pitiable, from the other person.
I never absorbed that.
I always thought that there was something deficient about such people.
- Toni Morrison

The doctors realized in retrospect that even though
most of these dead had also suffered from burns and blast effects,
they had absorbed enough radiation to kill them.
The rays simply destroyed body cells -
caused their nuclei to degenerate and broke their walls.
- John Hersey

Today, all patients accepted for treatment at St.
Jude's are treated without regard for the family's ability to pay.
Everything beyond what is covered by insurance is taken care of,
and for those without insurance, all of the medical
costs are absorbed by the hospital.
- Marlo Thomas

Painters have always needed a sort of veil upon which
they can focus their attention.
It's as though the more fully the consciousness is absorbed,
the greater the freedom of the spirit behind.
- Bridget Riley

The essays are very solipsistic and self-absorbed,
I'm totally conscious of that.
To me, book writing is fun, and I basically just write
about things that are entertaining to myself.
- Chuck Klosterman

I do not yet know why plants come out of the land or float in streams,
or creep on rocks or roll from the sea.
I am entranced by the mystery of them,
and absorbed by their variety and kinds.
Everywhere they are visible yet everywhere occult.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

I learned that you should feel when writing,
not like Lord Byron on a mountain top,
but like child stringing beads in kindergarten,
- happy, absorbed and quietly putting one bead on after another.
- Brenda Ueland

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

Life is like music; it must be composed by ear,
feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
- Samuel Butler

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious,
and they must be brought into connection with action.
They must be woven together.
- Anais Nin

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
- Aristotle

A vow is a purely religious act
which cannot be taken in a fit of passion.
It can be taken only with a mind purified
and composed and with God as witness.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If human beings are fundamentally good,
no government is necessary; if they are fundamentally bad,
any government, being composed of human beings,
would be bad also.
- Fred Woodworth

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings
of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
- Mark Russell

Half the world is composed of idiots,
the other half, of people clever enough
to take indecent advantage of them.
- Walter Kerr

A painting that is well composed is half finished.
- Pierre Bonnard

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer,
self-sufficient.
There is no other time when the whole world seems composed
of one thing and one thing only.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people,
trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.
- James Madison

The dangers which threaten us are twofold:
First,
from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose
earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny.
- Robert Dale Owen

Forever is composed of nows.
- Emily Dickinson

Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.
- Alphonse Karr

The Passion narratives are the first pieces of the
Gospels that were composed as a unity.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

Our strength is often composed of the weakness that
we're damned if we're going to show.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Our army is composed of the scum of the earth -
the mere scum of the earth.
- Duke of Wellington

It is well to remember that the entire universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- John Andrew Holmes

The child now shewed her a narrow and rugged descent,
made by cutting the red clay and stones,
of which the cliffs are here composed,
into a sort of rude steps.
- Charlotte Smith

Fundamentally, American society is composed of individuals
who don't go out of their way to do each other favours.
- Jacques Delors

Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments
of its existence is composed of the same particles.
- John Tyndall

Just as the water of a river near its mouth,
in its final form, is composed largely of many tributaries,
so an idea, in its final form, is composed largely of later additions.
- Willy Ley

I must say I've always composed music from the point
of view of the performers.
- Walter Piston

By recognizing that the chemical atom is composed of
single separable electric quanta,
humanity has taken a great step forward in the investigation of the natural world.
- Johannes Stark

A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we
are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.
- Caroline Gordon

Any committee that is the slightest use is composed
of people who are too busy to want to sit on it for
a second longer than they have to.
- Katharine Whitehorn


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