Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Dukes Quotes

I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Dukes from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.

When I find myself in the company of scientists,
I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake
into a room full of dukes.
- W. H. Auden

Related topics: Science

What kind of crops do they raise in the towns? Only Grand Dukes,
Bolsheviks and drunkards!
- Ernest Poole

When I am in the company of scientists,
I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake
into a drawing room full of dukes.
- W. H. Auden

Down with Dukes of Hazzard!
- Alec Baldwin

 

I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy,
with kings, queens, dukes and court politics,
but of course like what I was explaining before,
about making the science make sense,
you have to make the politics make sense,
too.
- Kevin J. Anderson

It's that event that's the beginning of the avalanche of this play.
The first loose rock.
- David Dukes

Our loss was very heavy, especially in the officers.
Capt.
Sale, of Co.
E, Duke's regt, was among the killed,
making the third Capt.
that has been killed in that company.
- John H. Morgan

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I do very few standards.
Hardly any.
Other people's tunes that I do are usually obscure tunes,
for the most part, although I do a couple of Duke Ellington
tunes that are well known.
- Mose Allison

I know that Duke made a number of demands,
including that the attorney general drop its investigation.
We have no intention of asking the attorney general to do that.
- Gray Davis

A few years later, my Uncle David took me to the Earle
Theatre to hear Duke Ellington.
- David Amram

There are only two things: love, all sorts of love,
with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington.
Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly.
- Boris Vian

We all know how powerful the web can be for raising political money.
Well, if you're game, the Duke Cunningham Legal Defense
Fund is apparently ready to accept your donation.
- Joshua Micah Marshall

The wise musicians are those who play what they can master.
- Duke Ellington

When I got through, Duke Ellington stood up and started the applause.
- Ruth Brown

I fell in love with jazz when I was 12 years old from
listening to Duke Ellington and hearing a lot of jazz
in New York on the radio.
- Steve Lacy

I heard Sidney Bechet play a Duke Ellington piece and
fell in love with the soprano saxophone.
- Steve Lacy

Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.
- Lawrence Welk

I write and direct the Duke University Children's Hospital Benefit every year.
- David Friedman

My favorite NBA team are the houston rockets and favorite
college team are the duke blue devils.
- Dante Hall

The parson knows enough who knows a Duke.
- William Cowper

If I were to put on Barbra Streisand and Duke Ellington,
one might say the combination isn't good.
- Norman Granz

Germany is probably the richest country in Western Europe.
Yet they wouldn't take any television with Duke and Ella,
their reaction being that people weren't interested in it.
- Norman Granz

Ella can work nightclubs that Duke might not be able to work,
because of having the big band.
Where they go now is strictly a matter of their own names and talents.
- Norman Granz

My attitude is never to be satisfied,
never enough, never.
- Duke Ellington

I never did quite fit the glamour mode.
It is life with my husband and family that is my high now.
- Patty Duke

I'm fortunate now that I coach at Duke University and we've won a lot.
I have some kids who haven't failed that much.
But when they get to college, they're going to fail some time.
That's a thing that I can help them the most with.
- Mike Krzyzewski

At the end of '69 I did a gig with Jean Luc Ponty here in L.A.
He was an electric violinist.
- George Duke

In Rio Bravo when Duke makes love to Feathers,
the scene dissolves to the next morning where we see
him putting on his vest and almost humming.
It was subtle, but you knew what happened.
Give me a towel and some blankets any day!
- Angie Dickinson

There are two kinds of worries - those you can do something
about and those you can't.
Don't spend any time on the latter.
- Duke Ellington

At the same time, I definitely want to expand my fan
base but not at the expense of prostituting my music or heart.
- George Duke

I'm also working on a track for Howard Hewett,
and a theme for a new NPR show.
- George Duke

I'm really looking forward to playing in Copenhagen again.
Last time I stayed as long as I could,
took pictures, signed autographs, and hung out until
they through me out of the place!
- George Duke

By and large, jazz has always been like the kind of
a man you wouldn't want your daughter to associate with.
- Duke Ellington

If I have any message for others, it is to go for help
early and not to be a resistant patient.
- Patty Duke

I'm living out a childhood fantasy.
Our house is in a historic district of a small town
that I used to read about in storybooks.
- Patty Duke

The truth is there are two hundred white women raped
in America by a black man for every one black woman raped by whites.
- David Duke

I mean this record does not sound like somebody's maiden voyage.
- George Duke

The mania started with insomnia and not eating and being driven,
driven to find an apartment, driven to see everybody,
driven to do New York, driven to never shut up.
- Patty Duke

Sometimes it is the simplest, seemingly most inane,
most practical stuff that matters the most to someone.
- Patty Duke

I have never coasted down a hill of frozen rain.
- Duke Kahanamoku

Actors take risks all the time.
We put ourselves on the line.
It is creative to be able to interpret someone's words
and breathe life into them.
- Patty Duke

A problem is your chance to do your best.
- Duke Ellington

When you're kept by a patron you don't have to duke
it out in the media marketplace for dollars and for readers.
In some ways that's a blessing because it takes a lot of pressure off you.
- David Talbot

I joke around a lot about the manic times because they're funny.
We manics do outrageous things and it is part of our colorful nature.
- Patty Duke

I have a picture of myself in my mind as I walk around every day,
until I look in the mirror-and then I'm stunned.
- Patty Duke

You can have manic-depression without having an ounce of creativity.
- Patty Duke

King of England, and you, duke of Bedford,
who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France...
settle your debt to the king of Heaven;
return to the Maiden,
who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all
the good towns you took and violated in France.
- Joan of Arc

We have developed this unbelievable ability to deny.
We have to.
If we didn't, we'd go crazy.
- Patty Duke

Who knows who will be on board? A couple of spies,
for sure.
At least one grand duke; a few beautiful woman,
no doubt very rich and very troubled.
Anything can happen and usually does on the Orient Express.
- Morley Safer

I used to say of Napoleon that his presence on the
field made the difference of forty thousand men.
- Duke of Wellington

It is true that the king has made a truce with the
duke of Burgundy for fifteen days and that the duke
is to turn over the city of Paris at the end of fifteen days.
Yet you should not marvel if I do not enter that city so quickly.
- Joan of Arc

I have never seen snow and do not know what winter means.
- Duke Kahanamoku

There is hardly any money interest in art,
and music will be there when money is gone.
- Duke Ellington

Next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained.
- Duke of Wellington

The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women's
rights activities is one I treasure.
- Patty Duke

Reality is hard.
It is no walk in the park, this thing called Life.
- Patty Duke

It's a spirit that was given me and the relationships
and meeting all these great people,
Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong; through Max I met a lot of people too.
My first album was with Benny Carter.
- Abbey Lincoln

I had been very close to Anne Bancroft when we worked
together in The Miracle Worker.
- Patty Duke

Now I can say loudly and openly what I have been saying to myself on my knees.
- Duke Ellington

My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution,
not a sudden miracle.
- Patty Duke

What a player does best, he should practice least.
Practice is for problems.
- Duke Snider

Human beings have speculated about the relationship
between inspiration and insanity for centuries.
- Patty Duke

Fate is being kind to me.
Fate doesn't want me to be too famous too young.
- Duke Ellington

He had a way with him.
Before you had a chance to say no, he was there and done.
That only happened to me once before,
with a duke, who literally swept me off my feet,
and before I knew what was happening,
we'd done it.
Another terrible mistake.
- Christine Keeler

My high salary for one season was forty-six thousand dollars and a Cadillac.
- Duke Snider

No matter what your laundry list of requirements in choosing a mate,
there has to be an element of good luck and good fortune and good timing.
- Patty Duke

I have been afraid all my life that I am going to die.
All my life it has been stuffed in my imagination.
- Patty Duke

I don't call myself a white supremacist.
I'm a civil rights activist concerned about European-American rights.
- David Duke

Art is dangerous.
It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be
dangerous you don't want it.
- Duke Ellington

You've got to find some way of saying it without saying it.
- Duke Ellington

As Lord Chesterfield said of the generals of his day,
'I only hope that when the enemy reads the list of their names,
he trembles as I do.'
- Duke of Wellington


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Dukes Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.