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Funk Quotes

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If you listen to a lot of old funk records,
the drums are really small.
But you don't perceive it like that because the groove is so heavy.
- Lenny Kravitz

I like New York because you're kind of forced to smell everybody else's funk.
So it keeps you biologically attached to the world around you.
- Jeffrey Wright

But that kind of falls in line; when you think about it,
James Brown was a funk minimalist.
All of those parts create a sum that's larger than
than the individual parts.
- Charlie Hunter

I have never met one person who likes Grand Funk.
- Ritchie Blackmore

 

I've always liked funk and rock and everything.
- John Otto

The Rat Pack was the piece that really kicked me out
of that little funk that I was in and then Ted called
me up and asked me if I wanted to be the dad in Blow.
- Ray Liotta

I'm not going to play funk licks on a jazz album.
That makes no sense.
- Branford Marsalis

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Providence School of Art students used to sneak into P Funk concerts.
- Bernie Worrell

You know, in the 1970's, when I was in high school,
I belonged to a band called the Happy Funk Band.
Until an unfortunate typo caused us to be expelled from school.
- Colin Mochrie

I don't do drugs anymore...
than, say, the average touring funk band.
- Bill Hicks

Flea and Anthony are into funk, like old school Meters and stuff like that.
- Chad Smith

But we got up there and decided to stick to this mix
of power chords and funk and that's where it really started for us.
In having the courage to take that decision.
To take a gamble not just with our music but our lives.
- Michael Hutchence

I had this idea for a while to do mix this Al Green vibe with a samba thing.
I tried to do that in many different ways.
Peter added his own modern notion of funk and his own
deep background in classical music.
- Arto Lindsay

There's a lot of people over time who have brought
out all these funky records that everybody has started
jumping on like a catch phrase...
When Planet Rock came out, then you had all of the electro funk records.
- Afrika Bambaataa

Mars is really different, into art.
Lydia Lunch is more energy.
James Chance is more commercial in a different way,
in funk and jazz.
They were all doing original things,
trying to create their own sound and music.
I think they're all great.
- Ikue Mori

I believe the world to be a muffin pan,
and there certainly are a lot of muffins here.
- Aaron Funk

I was using tape loops for dancers and dance production.
I had very funky primitive equipment,
in fact technology wasn't very good no matter how much money you had.
- Terry Riley

I have seen great jazz musicians die obscure and drinking
themselves to death and not really being able to get
any work and working in small,
funky jazz clubs.
- Sonny Rollins

I go outside, and I'm wearing a funky T-shirt and my hair is dirty,
and people say, 'What's wrong with her? She needs to invest in a hairbrush.'
- Kristen Stewart

Some ideas you have to chew on, then roll them around a lot,
play with them before you can turn them into funky science fiction.
- Rudy Rucker

I've always seen myself as sort of this funky,
eclectic artist.
- Suzy Bogguss

I love funky styles.
Not preppy or rock, just funky!
- Vanessa Hudgens

I started off with the really funky stuff like Ramsey Lewis,
Milt Jackson, Kenny Burrell.
- Robert Quine

I was the good Bond girl, but I wanted to have the
dresses and the high heels.
I wanted the funky, sexy name.
- Izabella Scorupco

I find Indian music very funky.
I mean it's very soulful, with their own kind of blues.
But it's the only other school on the planet that develops
improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music.
So we have a lot of common ground.
- John McLaughlin

I wanted to make the kind of records that I heard in
the discos that I danced in at that time.
Funky, electronic sounds, while the musicians in the
band were more rock oriented.
This I suppose created the sound we know as Frankie Goes To Hollywood.
- Holly Johnson

I will try to write books until I drop dead.
- Cornelia Funke

And I always read the English translation and always
have conversations with my translator,
for example about the names.
I always have to approve it.
- Cornelia Funke

Yes, I always imagined living in other places.
- Cornelia Funke

I love to read aloud.
- Cornelia Funke

I love to read, I love to watch movies,
and I love to be with my children.
- Cornelia Funke

I always thought it hadn't influenced me very much,
but I heard from many people from England that many
motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books.
- Cornelia Funke

I live in Hamburg; that's in the north.
And I live on the outskirts of town.
It looks like countryside.
- Cornelia Funke

I don't like to eat the same dish every day,
so I read very different things.
- Cornelia Funke

And my father always took me to the library.
We were both book addicts.
- Cornelia Funke

Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to,
like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set
a story in a place where children can actually go.
- Cornelia Funke

My daughter, Anna, is almost 15, and my son,
Ben, is almost 10.
- Cornelia Funke

My grandmother told stories; she was very good at that.
- Cornelia Funke

I have two Iceland horses, a very hairy dog called Looney,
and a guinea pig.
- Cornelia Funke

Every reader knows about the feeling that characters
in books seem more real than real people.
- Cornelia Funke

If I was a book, I would like to be a library book,
so I would be taken home by all different sorts of kids.
- Cornelia Funke

They are shooting The Thief Lord in Venice at the moment.
- Cornelia Funke

And I plan to write a sequel to Dragon Rider.
- Cornelia Funke

My son always says I like very weird music.
- Cornelia Funke

I like to visit my horse, have a walk with my dog.
- Cornelia Funke

I wish I had more time to visit schools.
- Cornelia Funke

There are not so many mythical creatures from Inkheart.
- Cornelia Funke

I like a composer called Henry Purcell,
and I love to listen to Neil Young.
- Cornelia Funke

Every German child learns to speak English in school.
- Cornelia Funke

Everything gets to me.
I'm very sentimental.
- Cornelia Funke

A library book, I imagine, is a happy book.
- Cornelia Funke

I just did a picture book called The Wildest Brother on Earth,
and you will find both of my children in there.
- Cornelia Funke

I always wanted to ride a dragon myself,
so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination.
- Cornelia Funke

Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
- Cornelia Funke

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

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

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

If we screw it up, start over. Try something else.
- Lee Iacocca

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

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

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper


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