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Russell Simmons Quotes and Sayings

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The thing about hip-hop is that it's from the underground,
ideas from the underbelly, from people who have mostly been locked out,
who have not been recognized.
- Russell Simmons

I'm not a politician.
I only want to help relieve the suffering in communities,
and I want to help people see their community in each other.
- Russell Simmons

Well, it's the last step of the civil rights movement:
You know,
wrap your hands around some money, right?
- Russell Simmons

Look at all the billionaires.
If I know 15 billionaires, I know 13 unhappy people.
- Russell Simmons

 

Art is a way to express yourself and through that you
can escape a bad situation.
- Russell Simmons

Judgment of the people in the situation is not helpful.
How can you help them is the question.
- Russell Simmons

Art allows people a way to dream their way out of their struggle.
- Russell Simmons

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Poverty and lack of knowledge must be challenged.
- Russell Simmons

If you learn late, you pass it on to people so they can learn early.
It's a step process.
- Russell Simmons

Last year my wife got a Rolls-Royce.
- Russell Simmons

I've been blessed to find people who are smarter than I am,
and they help me to execute the vision I have.
- Russell Simmons

I try to make my life about service,
and hope that one day we can all 'see' a little better
because God is with everyone and everywhere.
- Russell Simmons

I want to fight poverty and ignorance and give opportunity
to those people who are locked out.
- Russell Simmons

I want to promote poetry to the point where you got
all the baldhead kids running around doing poetry,
getting the music out of the way and having only words,
the spoken word, and then see what happens.
- Russell Simmons

My experiences have been, from the very beginning,
cultural and creative.
And my business has been a way of exposing the culture,
exposing the artists so that the world could hear and see them.
- Russell Simmons

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

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

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb PHOTO

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling PHOTO

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

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
- Albert Einstein

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

Do the thing you fear,
and death of fear is certain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff


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