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Peter Tork Quotes and Sayings

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Yes, I am a good singer.
- Peter Tork

Only one of us would usually sing lead.
Which most of the time was, Mickey or Dave.
They thought it was perfectly a natural routine,
because Mickey and Dave saw themselves as TV actors.
- Peter Tork

No, in 1968 I still wanted to be a Pop Star,
and be about the music.
Now, I want to be just about the music.
- Peter Tork

Every country has it trade offs.
- Peter Tork

 

Pop music is aspirin and the blues are vitamins.
- Peter Tork

Original Monkees' songs were produced very thinly,
on purpose.
- Peter Tork

Put you energy into music.
If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist.
And then if you become a dentist or an accountant,
it's too late to become a musician afterwards.
- Peter Tork

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I never listen to music in the house,
I listen to music in the car.
- Peter Tork

Getting to play the blues has been transcendant for me.
I can't say if my finest hour is yet to come,
you want to make a dent in this world,
well I do anyway.
- Peter Tork

I am more of an old black and white movies fan.
- Peter Tork

Shoe Suede Blues is ten years old this year.
The Band consists of four members.
- Peter Tork

Ringo is one of the world's true humans.
The only one out those four guys, who did not have an agenda.
Ringo was just into the music.
- Peter Tork

I get to play a scorching lead guitar,
and there's not much that's more fun than that.
- Peter Tork

I did as well as I knew how and have nothing to be ashamed of.
- Peter Tork

We did very little improvisation on camera,
and once in a while we did.
- Peter Tork

I don't know about friends, but what time I spent with
The Beatles they were very courteous to me.
- Peter Tork

I like to listen the blues and some classical.
- Peter Tork

Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about
shutting out the tensions of life,
putting it away.
- Peter Tork

There hasn't been one show that we did,
that I didn't enjoy to some extent.
- Peter Tork

Oh, the most fun thing I've ever been asked to autograph was breasts.
- Peter Tork

The Monkees was a straight sitcom, we used the same
plots that were on the other situation comedies at the time.
So the music wasn't threatening, we weren't threatening.
- Peter Tork

It was so much fun to do, play the blues and then play
a Monkees' set on the same night.
- Peter Tork

The groupies are far more real now than there were then.
- Peter Tork

My most favourite gigs that ever happened were solo,
before The Monkees ever happened.
- Peter Tork

The blues brings you back into the fold.
The blues isn't about the blues, it's about we have
all had the blues and we are all in this together.
- Peter Tork

I am a still friend with Dave Crosby,
he's a weird duck but I like him a lot.
- Peter Tork

The four of us couldn't have made a record with the
time left over when we were shooting the show.
We were on stage from 7.30 in the morning 'til 7 at night.
Later on, when there was a break from filming,
and we were sick of doing it the old way.
- Peter Tork

Hitting a baseball well, as in cricket,
is a very rare skill.
One of most difficult things to do in the world to do,
hitting a ball coming at you at ninety miles an hour with a round bat.
Wonderful to watch.
- Peter Tork

I have never done Cult TV before, the convention was good.
It gives the fans a chance to meet the celebrities.
Connect with the guy that used to be a bunch of coloured dots on your TV screen.
- Peter Tork

Michael Sunday and I are the original members of the band.
We first did it just for charities and benefit concerts.
It was very ad-hoc, and before we knew it,
we were really a band.
We went through several drummers and guitarists before
we were happy with the line up.
- Peter Tork

Elvis deserves a lot of credit for bringing the blues to middle America,
not the Vegas stuff.
The early stuff, The Sun records, and the first few RCA records.
He was wonderful, he had the power, the drive,
and he was so dedicated to his music.
- Peter Tork

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As you awaken,
may your dreams greet you by name,
and may you answer, "Yes!"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

And yes, I loved.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Ideas, yes.
Inspiration, yes.
Creativity, yes.
Planning, yes.
Perseverance, yes.
More perseverance, yes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

One whispered yes becomes the wind song over an ocean of no's.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Today, I say yes to forgiving.
I commit to being for-giving love
and for-giving compassion in all areas of my life.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Your informed, "no," to a particular service
allows another to offer their
gifted and unreserved, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The big question is whether you are going to be able
to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
- Joseph Campbell

Yes! it takes courage to act upon your dreams.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Oh yes, the past can hurt.
But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.
- the movie The Lion King

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

I say "YES" to the opportunities life offers me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch
a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.
- Sarah Orne Jewett

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship.
Yes, baby.
- Star Jones

"Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I imagine that yes is the only living thing.
- e. e. cummings

The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'.
Oops.
Wrong One.
'Do it yourself'.
Yes, that's it.
- Linus Torvalds

Fear of the unknown is
the greatest fear of humankind,
and death the greatest unknown.
Acknowledging these doubts and the fears
is a powerful beginning.
It is liberating to say,
"Yes, I don't know, and yes, I am afraid."
Beyond that, the path to happiness
lies in living in the moment -
enjoying what you are doing today.
You don't need a reason to be happy,
just a choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it,
as we are for war.
- John Andrew Holmes

Yes, Mother.
I can see you are flawed.
You have not hidden it.
That is your greatest gift to me.
- Alice Walker

Verne's all about what you can do versus what you can't do.
He just kept saying yes and his part kept growing.
I would love to work with him in every movie.
- Mike Myers

Yes, in fact, it's hard to believe this,
but it was almost 18 years ago when I first got the idea.
- Tim LaHaye

When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it is a mere formality.
It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no.
You're going to get it anyway.
- Erma Bombeck

Yes, but everyone is beautiful to someone.
- Kevyn Aucoin

Yes, I do agree we need health care reform;
however,
this bill badly misses the mark.
Congress can and must do better for the American people.
- John Mica

Yes, but I think if you look at it with a sort of gay
sensibility and want everything to be positive about gay life,
it could be interpreted as antigay.
- John Schlesinger

The Republicans have a me too candidate running on a yes but platform,
advised by a has been staff.
- Adlai Stevenson

Yes, across the board, these gentlemen understand they
have the power to make a difference and even educate
people to injustices that are occurring in their worlds.
- Alexis Arguello


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