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Nick Hornby Quotes and Sayings

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Radio football is football reduced to its lowest common denominator.
- Nick Hornby

Sequels are very rarely a good idea,
and in any case,
the success of the book changed my relationship with the club in some ways.
- Nick Hornby

Everything's complicated, even those things that seem
flat in their bleakness or sadness.
- Nick Hornby

I don't want my books to exclude anyone,
but if they have to, then I would rather they excluded
the people who feel they are too smart for them!
- Nick Hornby

 

The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment,
no matter what the score.
- Nick Hornby

We can't be as good as we'd want to,
so the question then becomes,
how do we cope with our own badness?
- Nick Hornby

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

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It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth
are rotting when I listen to the radio.
- Bono

I used my mother's radio as a PA system.
I'd take the telephone, the speaking part,
and take those two leads off and lead them into the
radio and the sound would come out of the speaker.
- Les Paul

Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest
way to be heard is to be on the radio,
but you should never compromise who you are,
your values or your morals.
- Talib Kweli

This thing that Colin Powell's son is expected to do
is kind of scary when you think that television and
radio and newspapers are what make people think what they think.
- Jim McKay

Europe has a press that stresses opinions;
America a press,
radio, and television that emphasize news.
- James Reston

TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to
a million images in a million brains.
- Peggy Noonan

I suppose I shouldn't go around admitting I speak untruths on the radio.
- Ira Glass

Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention:
people look without seeing,
listen in without hearing.
- Robert Bresson

When people come to the show they think we are a legendary
band because they hear us on Classic Rock radio all the time.
It is psychological.
That's okay - I'm down with that.
- George Thorogood

Cable would not translate into the public radio universe.
- Juan Williams

But when we listened to the radio, it was Bill Haley
and the Comets or the Everly Brothers.
- Carly Simon

But in those days - in the mid-'50s,
early '60s -
there was less than 300 radio stations that were playing
country music and a lot of that wasn't full time.
- Mel Tillis

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of
television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
- Johnny Carson

When I was a teenager in the late 30's and early 40's,
electronics wasn't a word.
You were interested in radio if you were interested in electronics.
- Ken Olsen

Well, yeah, I sang to some songs on the radio or in the shower.
- Stephen Malkmus

I was really small when jazz broke through in England
and I can still remember sneaking off to the living
room to listen to it on the radio -
much to my parent's disapproval.
- Jeff Beck

Country radio certainly widens the boundaries of what I can do.
Other artists may do something more edgy that gets
on radio and that opens the door for me to be more edgy,
I think.
- Clint Black

You know, a left-winger, the barrier to success if
you're on the left in commercial radio is a mile and
a half higher than it is if you're on the right.
- Robert McChesney

It was amazing to me that, all of a sudden,
I was hearing my music on the radio and coming out of cars.
- Lenny Kravitz

I've just taught thousands of people over the radio
in the USA how to mend broken watches and broken house appliances.
I am a catalyst or trigger to access these powers.
- Uri Geller

Before that, they thought talking movies might eliminate radio as well.
But radio just keeps getting stronger.
- Casey Kasem

George is a radio announcer, and when he walks under a bridge...
you can't hear him talk.
- Steven Wright

I've always been very left of center and the radio
never had much diversity and film did.
- Cliff Martinez

People say New Yorkers can't get along.
Not true.
I saw two New Yorkers, complete strangers,
sharing a cab.
One guy took the tires and the radio;
the other guy took the engine.
- David Letterman

Radio is a bag of mediocrity where little men with
carbon minds wallow in sluice of their own making.
- Fred Allen

If you had a good radio - and everybody did in those days -
you could find it.
- Georgie Fame

So along with several very popular Internet sites,
talk radio has served as alternative media that gives
listeners information that they otherwise would not hear.
- Paul Weyrich

If part of the purpose of making an album is to get some radio play,
then you might as well think about that.
But that's not really how we picked the songs.
- Mike Gordon

I learned the power of radio watching Eleanor Roosevelt do her show.
I used to go up to Hyde Park and hold her papers.
I was just a messenger, but it planted the bug of radio in me.
- Allen Funt

I made a dollar a day sweeping a laundry out.
Then we made a record that was number two in Los Angeles.
We got so excited hearing it on the radio that Carl threw up.
- Dennis Wilson

I think stuff on the radio is mostly good,
but it's just not what I'm into.
I'm not into rap metal.
- Jon Crosby

Because Chicago was to radio what Hollywood was to
films and Broadway was to the theatre:
it was the hub of radio.
- Mel Torme

I watch a lot of baseball on the radio.
- Gerald R. Ford

Public radio is alive and kicking, it always has been.
- Harold Brodkey

The college stations have a big voice,
and I would like to become more involved with them.
I would like to have symposiums with the members of
various college radio stations.
- Angie Stone

In '48 when I left Metro, I tried to go back to radio,
but somehow just didn't do well at it.
- Marie Windsor

I also spend a lot of time on political blogs,
and music blogs getting things for my radio show.
- Mark Edwards

I love the fact that 35 years later,
I still hear my songs on the radio.
- Ronnie Spector

People say I pay too much attention to the look of
a movie but for God's sake,
I'm not producing a Radio 4 Play for Today,
I'm making a movie that people are going to look at.
- Ridley Scott

Mass communication, radio, and especially television,
have attempted, not without success,
to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
- Eugenio Montale

I would love to expose multiple younger generations to Frank's music.
It's not an easy task because It's not ever going to
be plastered all over the radio for the masses.
- Dweezil Zappa

Basically, right before college I got into the Guinness
book for my feet and started to do local commercials and little radio spots,
just little things and found I really liked it.
- Matthew McGrory

Radio is commercial, isn't it.
Its a business.
- Robin Trower

Life is too full of distractions nowadays.
When I was a kid we had a little Emerson radio and that was it.
We were more dedicated.
We didn't have a choice.
- Stan Getz

I would listen to something on the radio and try to tap out the melody,
then the harmonies.
- Michel Legrand

The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business.
But I've had to learn a little bit about it.
It's not rocket science: You get ratings,
that's good.
- Al Franken

I'm very aware of what you're talking about as I was
involved with the radio in Africa in the same period
as I was doing Concrete -
I was doing both at the same time.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Radio, newspapers, they were normal parts of my life.
In those days, you had to go somewhere to watch television
and leave something to see it.
- Robert Redford

I probably worked every single entertainment medium,
including some that don't exist.
I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show,
I worked 18 years of radio.
- Al Lewis

I listen to XM radio because I can get so many overseas news stations.
- William Hurt

The copycat effects of media violence,
similar to those previously attributed to westerns,
radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate.
- Hugh Mackay

Gossip is the Devil's radio.
- George Harrison

That radio was very important for me.
It meant I always knew what was going on in the world.
- Lennart Meri

I was born in 1942, so I was mainly aware of Howard
Hughes' name on RKO Radio Pictures.
- Martin Scorsese

At one time they've been the most important thing to me.
So I can't hear our records on the radio,
I can't stand it, because they sound so out of what everyone else is doing.
- Ray Davies

This is the kind of problem you want to have!
Country radio has been great to me my whole career.
I can't thank those folks enough.
- George Strait

I went straight in.
Fade in, one...
whatever.
He's playing the piano in the radio station.
- Ronald Harwood

Whatever had been on the radio in the '60s;
I mean we were always listening to the radio.
- Tom Araya

Every time I listened to Lux Radio Theatre,
I wanted to vomit.
- Dick York

I got to where I couldn't listen to country radio.
Country music is supposed to have steel and fiddle.
When I hear country music, it should be country.
- Gretchen Wilson

Quite frankly, I've always listened to the black side of the radio dial.
Where I grew up, there was a lot of it and there was
a lot of live music around.
- Boz Scaggs

The majors, they have to control the distribution,
the record outlets, the radio and, in some cases,
even the venues.
And downloading and pirating have also put pressure on the majors.
- Roy Ayers

I think good radio often uses the techniques of fiction:
characters,
scenes, a big urgent emotional question.
And as in the best fiction, tone counts for a lot.
- Ira Glass

I get younger people who watch Conan or The Daily Show,
but before that it was mostly people who knew me from public radio.
Those people are kind of old.
- Sarah Vowell


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