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Peter York Quotes and Sayings

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Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world.
- Peter York

If beauty isn't genius it usually signals at least
a high level of animal cunning.
- Peter York

The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock,
the stream always wins -
not through strength but by perseverance.
- The Buddha

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

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A true friend is a rock upon whom you can depend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no judgments.
The River flows with no concept of good and bad - right and wrong.
The fields and dreams of men may be nourished by the River of Life,
or flooded and covered with silt, and the River just flows.
Men may catch fish and live on the River of Life,
or they may founder in a storm and drown, and the River just flows.
The River of Life is timeless.
It is not unchanging, but it is timeless,
and it changes in its own time.
The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer;
my God, my strength, in whom I will trust.
- Psalm 18:2

As a rock star, I have two instincts,
I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

I don't know which will go first - rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

My mom is definitely my rock.
- Alicia Keys

We're more popular than Jesus now;
I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

The only rock I know that stays steady,
the only institution I know that works,
is the family.
- Lee Iacocca

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it,
bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie"
until you can find a rock.
- Will Rogers

God gives us the ability, but rock 'n' roll was created by men.
- Little Richard

Once I picked up an electric guitar,
I lost interest in piano,
and I just wanted to rock.
I studied piano for so long, I got burned out on it.
- Juliana Hatfield

Being a new band, I just can't think of a better way
to get your name out to all of the Hard-Rock crowd
than playing with twenty of the biggest Hard-Rock bands in the world.
- Adam Rich

I always felt that I was one of the women who helped
lay the foundation for rock and roll.
But I'd always been overlooked by the Hall of Fame.
- Brenda Lee

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

Rock Hudson was not an educated man,
but that very beautiful body of his was putty in my hands.
- Douglas Sirk

Rock 'n Roll: The most brutal, ugly,
desperate,
vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear.
- Frank Sinatra

I have always felt I was more accurately a Hard Rock musician.
- Geddy Lee

People like to let loose at rock concerts and it gives
them an excuse to do it in a way that is not destructive
to others and not really destructive to the band.
- James Young

It was the early days of Rock 'n' Roll in this country.
We were all struggling to learn music,
it might be Country, Jazz, Classical,
Blues or even Rock 'n' Roll.
- Jim Sullivan

The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most
lives strike and founder.
- Frederick William Faber

We're a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules.
It's unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme,
my dear .
- Freddie Mercury

I've always liked pop music.
There was a bit of a misunderstanding with the avant-garde rock scene,
because I think I was sort of swimming the wrong way,
really.
- Robert Wyatt

And I think that if I were a for real celebrity that
was recognizable everywhere,
I'd just crawl under a rock and you know,
have someone run over the rock with a car,
or something.
- Steve Burns

So you know, my plan was that I was going to make records,
and be a rock star.
And that's really what I wanted to do.
And I sang from the time I was very young.
- Katey Sagal

I love big budgeted, epic rock landscapes.
That's what turns me on.
- Melissa Auf der Maur

It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock,
Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers.
- Chauncey Depew

I think the true rock fans are pretty loyal.
- Bubba Sparxxx

Rock is so much fun.
That's what it's all about - filling up the chest cavities
and empty kneecaps and elbows.
- Jimi Hendrix

I think there's nothing better than seeing a three-chord
straight up rock 'n' roll band in your face with sweaty
music and three minute good songs.
- Joan Jett

Your woman pisses you off so that gets in there;
that's rock n roll.
- Gary Cherone

It would be great to see somebody like Kid Rock kissing a man.
But I'm sure that he wouldn't like the prospect of it put to him,
and I won't even go there with Eminem.
- Robbie Williams

See, to me, rock'n'roll doesn't have any point.
It's just fun.
It has a million different angles and they're all valid.
But I think rock might be a world issue.
- Evan Dando

I organized Sweet Honey In The Rock in 1973.
The music was sanity and balance.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

There's not much music I'll listen to if it doesn't have pretty heavy swing.
Rhythm is so important.
Punk rock would have more power and feeling if it had swing.
- Greg Ginn

A well-rounded performer will listen to all kinds of music.
I like classical, Middle Eastern, and rock a lot.
- Patti LuPone

Buddy Holly and the early rock 'n' roll was no lighter than the way I play.
It's very minimal.
- Joni Mitchell

When we did concerts, we wanted them to be theatrical events -
collaborations with designers,
choreographers, and directors - because we thought
traditional rock concerts were boring.
- Neil Tennant

It is easy for me to go play a rock show,
I have been doing that all my life and I love that.
- Sebastian Bach

We must ensure that today's seniors' benefits are rock
solid and find a solution that fixes Social Security
for the next generation that is just entering the workforce.
- John Thune

I've always liked funk and rock and everything.
- John Otto

The rock star stuff never came up for us.
The Band was never attacked by groupies before,
during or after any show that we ever played.
- Levon Helm

The early Billy Joel stuff I fell in love with,
like Glass Houses, is a real rock record.
- Gavin DeGraw

In the late '70s I started to search for the perfect sound -
whatever that might be,
before that I was mainly interested in drugs,
insanity and the rock'n'roll lifestyle.
- Lou Reed

I love good rock'n'roll, blues and jazz,
gospel, and a little reggae.
- Jerry Hall

I was always fascinated with rock 'n' roll,
or girls, or something like that when I was a kid.
- Gary Sinise

When friends asked me, Can we help? I'd say,
Not unless you can alter time, speed up the harvest
or teleport me off this rock.
I used that line from Star Wars.
- Charlie Sheen

How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach
of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored.
- Jean Ingelow

I don't find any presidents all that sexy.
They're not very rock'n'roll.
- Carmen Electra

I hate the word gothic but I would like to try doing something like that.
A gothic sound, not rock, but gothic.
There's a difference.
- Kelly Osbourne

A window of opportunity for me usually involves a rock.
- Jay London

As the work proceeded we found that the western end
of the cutting receded under the slope of the rock,
and thus was partly roofed over by the overhanging rock.
- Howard Carter

Latin music has many international influences -
pop,
rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles.
- Ednita Nazario

Folk rock was my real roots.
I did a few gigs as a folk artist, in the style of Fairport Convention.
- Alan Parsons

If you play jazz, then you play with your fingers.
If you're playing rock, you use a pick.
There's really no rhyme or reason to that other than
that's just the way it has been.
- Kevin Eubanks

There are probably more annoying things than being
hectored about African development by a wealthy Irish
rock star in a cowboy hat,
but I can't think of one at the moment.
- Paul Theroux

The pious ones of Plymouth who, reaching the Rock,
first fell upon their own knees and then upon the aborigines.
- William M. Evarts

I can't tell you what I had for breakfast,
but I can sing every single word of rock and roll.
- Patty Duke

I lead two totally separate lives.
There are times when I have to slip into rock star mode.
- Martin Gore

The young people have MTV and rock and roll.
Why would they go to read poetry? Poetry belongs to the Stone Age.
It awakens in us perceptions that go back to those times.
- Robert Morgan

I have never been accepted.
I'll never make the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
They're never going to let me in.
- Nancy Sinatra

After I saw Kiss on stage, I wanted my show to look like the fourth of July.
The persona of Rick James was wild and crazy,
sex, drugs and rock and roll.
- Rick James

The primary one being, like I said, I don't like rock 'n' roll piano.
- Warren Zevon


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