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Ray Davies Quotes and Sayings

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No one can penetrate me.
They only see what's in their own fancy,
always.
- Ray Davies

I like surfers.
Their imagery, it's great.
- Ray Davies

People take pictures of the Summer, just in case someone
thought they had missed it,
and to proved that it really existed.
- Ray Davies

I don't think England is that gray but India is like a long drone.
- Ray Davies

 

If I had to do my life over, I would change every single thing I have done.
- Ray Davies

Our repertoire consisted of rhythm and blues,
sort of country rhythm and blues, Sonny Terry things.
- Ray Davies

If New Orleans is allowed to die, a crucial part of
the world's music heritage will disappear.
- Ray Davies

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I got that idea from being in India.
I always like the chanting.
- Ray Davies

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

I was an art student at the time, like thousands of others.
- Ray Davies

I've written so many songs about Englishmen,
I have to go elsewhere.
- Ray Davies

I'm susceptible to that sort of thing -
to walls and flowers.
You can probably get something more from a wall than a person sometimes.
It's just put somewhere.
- Ray Davies

I'm easy driving, But I'm not a person who loves living
pleasantly above all else.
I'm not that way at all.
I might think I'm that, but I'm not really that.
- Ray Davies

I think that songwriting changed when groups started
spending more time in the studio.
- Ray Davies

When I wrote the song, I had the sea near Bombay in mind.
We stayed at a hotel by the sea, and the fishermen
come up at five in the morning and they were all chanting.
And we went on the beach and we got chased by a mad dog -
big as a donkey.
- Ray Davies

What I try to do probably doesn't come out.
What I've worked out what I do - I might not be right -
is to do something very personal,
and then suddenly I look at it, up in the air.
I blow it up and look at it and then I come down again -
a better man.
- Ray Davies

I still like to keep tapes of the few minutes before the final take,
things that happen before the session.
Maybe it's superstitious, but I believe if I had done things differently -
if I had walked around the studio or gone out -
it wouldn't have turned out that way.
- Ray Davies

Money and corruption are ruining the land,
crooked politicians betray the working man,
pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep,
and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
- Ray Davies

Those three chords were part of my life -
G,
F, Bb - yeh, it is, it is, and I can't help noticing it.
But there have been other things nearly as close to
it which people haven't noticed,
other things we have done.
- Ray Davies

Then I got together with my brother and a friend and
we decided to play dates.
The more we played, the more we wanted to do it.
And it got to a stage where we wanted to do it all the time.
- Ray Davies

When you are making a record and if you spend too much time over it,
you have to record it a tone lower or cut the tones
lower because you can't reach some of the notes,
I find this.
But when you go on stage, you have to put the key up
and it really changes the whole thing.
- Ray Davies

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

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

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys) PHOTO

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche PHOTO

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Can you imagine a life with no fear?
What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats?
- Max Lucado

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is love there is no question.
- Albert Einstein

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am prepared to die, but there is no cause
for which I am prepared to kill.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

No one knows what he can do until he tries.
- Publilius Syrus

We would never have a word for Joy
if there were no suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda


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