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Robyn Hitchcock Quotes and Sayings

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I can tell how I'm doing, and I can tell if the crowd is particularly dead.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Well, I've been painting for years.
I just started doing a lot more in the last couple.
- Robyn Hitchcock

You realize that the first Bryan Ferry album was pretty
good although at the time it seemed a bit cheesy.
- Robyn Hitchcock

You can't censor people's dreams.
- Robyn Hitchcock

 

We have a need to be religious, we need to worship,
we need to build totems and shrines and icons,
but nobody's sure in honor of what.
- Robyn Hitchcock

When you think about great teams, The Beatles and the
Pythons immediately spring to mind.
The Pythons were as much a part of their time as The Beatles.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Everything is a reaction.
- Robyn Hitchcock

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An un-named song is like an un-named child,
it has no identity.
- Robyn Hitchcock

After Nashville sushi and a long debate on Bob Dylan,
we went into Woodland Studios at 10 pm that night for a look around,
and jammed for 5 hours solid.
- Robyn Hitchcock

So whenever I hear The Beatles I always feel I've got
a lot in common with everybody else.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Production is something I've never come to terms with.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Promoting a record on a major label is like running
a minor military campaign.
- Robyn Hitchcock

I was always jealous of something getting more attention.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Using the word weird implies that there is a norm.
- Robyn Hitchcock

As soon as someone like me or David Lynch pops up everyone says hallelujah,
how weird.
- Robyn Hitchcock

As soon as a norm is established, people start questioning it,
which is probably a good thing in the end.
- Robyn Hitchcock

After the Soft Boys I just didn't want to work with any more guitarists.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Playing acoustic and line drawings are the two things I'm most competent at.
- Robyn Hitchcock

If people were really naked and everyone knew what each other was thinking,
everyone would probably just laugh...
or they'd lock each other up.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Every so often you have to increase your profile so
you can let it lower again,
like a balloon.
- Robyn Hitchcock

I was buying Bob Dylan mainly, everything I could get hold of by him.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Most songs are somewhere between love and death,
and mine are no exception.
- Robyn Hitchcock

I thin many people's deviant behavior starts with dreams
because dreams are so non-linear...
as if there's an assumption that everything has to
be linear or has to be plotted.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Everyone has a right to change their consciousness,
but ultimately the whole process is misleading.
- Robyn Hitchcock

People's intelligence tends to be in inverse proportion to their number.
People don't tend to get smarter as they get into bigger groups.
- Robyn Hitchcock

If you do things out of time you're weird.
- Robyn Hitchcock

I've been able to make a good living as a musician,
but now it's time to do all the other stuff.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Dreams are a scientific fact.
- Robyn Hitchcock

In this world of doubt, one thing is certain for me;
that I will go on writing songs up to and -
I hope,
through heavenly means or diabolical -
beyond the day I die.
- Robyn Hitchcock

I became a musician because that's really what I wanted
to do when I was fifteen,
but I had other abilities.
- Robyn Hitchcock

One of the ideas behind doing this acoustic record
is that I didn't want to have to produce it by committee.
- Robyn Hitchcock

The Beatles were something everyone had in common;
this was thirty years ago,
there was Dr. Who and everybody knew who the Daleks
were and there was The Beatles and everybody knew who George Harrison was.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho PHOTO

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

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

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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