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Tina Weymouth Quotes and Sayings

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Many Japanese painters and calligraphers would change
their names intentionally to keep their relationship to the art always fresh.
This way, others' expectations can be avoided.
- Tina Weymouth

I wasn't originally a bass player.
I just found out I was needed, because everyone wants to play guitar.
- Tina Weymouth

Art is not predictable.
Art is not golf, as great as that may be.
There are 360 degrees of choice to make.
- Tina Weymouth

When we were making Speaking in Tongues and Remain in Light,
we were jamming.
From that we were taking the best bits and then recording
and improvising on top of those.
- Tina Weymouth

 

Even the Beatles found it hard to escape their image;
they were trapped by it.
- Tina Weymouth

Sometimes, you have to go through a phase whether you like it or not.
- Tina Weymouth

We don't always know what we're doing.
We often just get excited, put something down,
and say, 'Oh, neat'.
- Tina Weymouth

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David is purely a conceptual artist.
He didn't play any instruments or paint or anything.
We were painters.
- Tina Weymouth

I would really love to work with Paul McCartney.
Isn't that arrogant?
- Tina Weymouth

We had our unhappy moments but they got channelled
into the kind of sadness that was necessary for singing
a song about going nowhere.
So it worked out very well I think.
- Tina Weymouth

We groove off of everything, any sort of live show.
The inner dialogue you're having with yourself,
between you and the music, is for me the search for God.
- Tina Weymouth

I don't want to wreck my voice.
I love to concentrate on playing the bass and keeping it very rock-solid.
If I were singing, I would have blown out my voice.
- Tina Weymouth

It's a cruel, heartless world out there in commercial rock 'n' roll,
and when you take as much time off as we did,
eight years, booking agents don't know if you'll draw.
- Tina Weymouth

Richard Lloyd of Television is one of my favorite guitarists.
His mentor was Jimi Hendrix when he was just 14.
Jimi was always pounding everything he knew into that kid.
- Tina Weymouth

We don't really have more than acouple of solos.
It's just the way our music is put together.
- Tina Weymouth

We always thought the Tom Tom Club could change to anything,
but it acquired this image, which was cartoon animation
and this real light-hearted dance music.
- Tina Weymouth

Sometimes you don't want to be a slapstick clown in
order to convey a funny perception of the world.
- Tina Weymouth

I play bass.
I don't have to go out there and screech.
- Tina Weymouth

It's just such a pleasure to bring a talent you respect to the world.
- Tina Weymouth

When Talking Heads started, we called ourselves Thinking Man's Dance Music.
- Tina Weymouth

Stick to your instincts.
- Tina Weymouth

You learn just as much from your failures.
Sometimes you love your failures even more.
- Tina Weymouth

We're not getting paid.
We have these great musicians with us and it gives us a real charge.
And the audience gives us a charge, because they keep
it interesting all the time.
- Tina Weymouth

I like the idea of Wild Infancy, of people who have a deprived background,
of starting out wild.
- Tina Weymouth

Make it, not make it? What's the difference? Music is a language,
it's a dance of life, and it can be a part of your
life without being something that earns.
- Tina Weymouth

I think the idea of having the show divided into two
parts was that Tom Tom Club opened for Talking Heads in Europe,
and it was the best we'd ever had as an opening act.
- Tina Weymouth

I have respect for those who make money at art and do it well and smartly,
because that commercial aspect keeps the world going and running,
in a sense.
- Tina Weymouth

It's hard to be perfect, It really is.
I keep learning things after I've already bungled it.
- Tina Weymouth

If you have this passion for music, you don't stop doing it -
it chooses you and doesn't release you.
- Tina Weymouth

Talking Heads, for me and Chris, was a very personal
thing that we shared with a lot of people.
In a way, I'm glad it's over, because it allows us
to move beyond the restrictions that followed.
- Tina Weymouth

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

Celebration has many different outfits
but she always wears the same beautiful dancing shoes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
- Henry David Thoreau

The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous.
Then life has a newness, a youth;
then life has a flow and freshness.
Then life has so many surprises.
And when life has so many surprises,
boredom never settles in you.
- Osho

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

There are many answers you have received
but have not yet heard.
- A Course In Miracles

Many people know so little about what
is beyond their short range of experience.
They look within themselves - and find nothing!
Therefore they conclude that there
is nothing outside themselves either.
- Helen Keller

Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity
to sharpen those qualities even more sharply
by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many important things shouldn't be done half-way.
Think of getting married, having children,
starting a business, changing your career.
There are times to gather your courage
and make the leap, the whole leap.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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