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Helm Quotes

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Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
- Publilius Syrus

Related topics: Wisdom Courage

I take the helm on my life voyage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ted Turner sailed into the meeting, and I mean sailed.
He holds himself as if he were at the helm of his sailboat,
in the process of winning the race.
- Joseph Barbera

It is only natural that for any statesman at the helm
of any government the question of his country's security
should be a concern of the utmost importance.
- Eisaku Sato

 

The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea.
He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer,
a port to seek.
- Henry B. Adams

I would like to have the original ending to my Lord
of the Rings instead of the one they released.
In my original cut I had the victory at Helm's Deep as the final sequence.
- Ralph Bakshi

A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
- Henrik Ibsen

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Well, somebody's got to sing.
They won't hire you unless you sing.
- Levon Helm

Lord, when the song wants to pick up and go a little faster towards the end,
it's hard for me to resist.
- Levon Helm

The way to do it is to put as much life into the song as I can.
You can either get it to breathe or you can't.
- Levon Helm

If things are going slow, I'm itchy.
- Levon Helm

I actually defeated an incumbent Republican senator
who was part of the Jesse Helm's political machine in North Carolina,
the result of which is I'm now the senior senator from
North Carolina instead of Jesse Helms,
which is a very good thing for this country.
- John Edwards

The rock star stuff never came up for us.
The Band was never attacked by groupies before,
during or after any show that we ever played.
- Levon Helm

The Jungle Bush Beaters didn't last too long as a group,
but we had a pretty good time while we did.
- Levon Helm

I like walking on the edge.
- Levon Helm

Conway Twitty was always our local hero while I was growing up.
He had a series of good bands.
I wanted to sit in, if Conway would let me.
And he did a couple of times.
- Levon Helm

Good times don't last long sometimes.
- Levon Helm

I was in high school, trying to get out of high school.
The only thing slowing me up was grades.
- Levon Helm

By the time The Band did The Last Waltz,
the chemistry had changed, and it wasn't a thrill anymore
to live that studio kind of life.
- Levon Helm

I never subscribe to the stay-at-home policy.
I'm not sick of the road or sick of eating in good
restaurants around the country.
I like to travel.
- Levon Helm

Don't we all want what's best for each other?
- Levon Helm

The crowd is just as important as the group.
It takes everything to make it work.
- Levon Helm

I don't fool with a lot of things that I can't have fun with.
There's not much reward in that.
- Levon Helm

Forever Young, by Dylan, is one of my favorite songs.
- Levon Helm

The Band never really played big concert tours.
We never sold millions and millions of albums.
- Levon Helm

Drums just always sounded like the most fun part of that good music for me.
- Levon Helm

Drums usually seem to tune themselves.
- Levon Helm

A friend of mine took me to Memphis advised me that
I should get in the musicians' union.
He gave me a set of drums and said, Stay on the job,
son.
- Levon Helm

With horns and a full rhythm section,
the drums always looked like the best seat in the house.
- Levon Helm

Most of our stuff was trial and error.
You live with a tape recorder, you turn it on,
you play the song and you listen to it.
- Levon Helm

If you feel like you're getting into a rut with a song,
a night off usually fixes it.
- Levon Helm

I've had all the lessons I could get.
I've learned from everybody I've ever met.
- Levon Helm

Anytime I switch to another instrument,
I immediately turn it into another kind of drum so
that I can understand it better.
- Levon Helm

There were no rules, other than that the song should
sound good and be fun to play.
- Levon Helm

If you give it good concentration, good energy,
good heart and good performance, the song will play you.
- Levon Helm

We're all dealt with the same hand here,
so to speak.
I feel like I've had it a lot better than most people.
I've had the opportunity to travel and play music all my life.
- Levon Helm

We all love musical architecture; there's no doubt about that.
- Levon Helm

I love horns, and the bigger the band,
the better it sounds to my ear.
- Levon Helm

You can either make it come around or you can't.
By the time we would be ready to record a song,
we would know for sure that it was the best way we could do it.
- Levon Helm

I played some Yamaha drums that I like a lot.
And I like the Yamaha people a lot too.
They've been really nice to me and The Band.
- Levon Helm

If you pour some music on whatever's wrong,
it'll sure help out.
- Levon Helm

Dad and mom would have preferred that I be a doctor,
a lawyer, a scientist, or a great humanitarian.
- Levon Helm

I like to get within handshaking distance of the crowd.
If it happens, they know it, we know it,
and that's all we came here for.
- Levon Helm

When the second record came out, they started calling it The Band.
I voted to call it The Crackers.
I'm no fool.
- Levon Helm

My dad and I played music.
He teaches me a song or two every time I'm home.
- Levon Helm

Senator Helms might very well do that.
I would point out to him that we in the art world are
not necessarily in the business of making controversial art.
- Jane Alexander

I was the only person of color in the Senate,
and my colleagues were Strom Thurmond,
Jesse Helms and Trent Lott.
- Carol Moseley Braun

I have come to realize that Jesse Helms stands for
everything in politics that is anathema to me.
- William Weld

Mr. Clinton better watch out if he comes down here.
He'd better have a bodyguard.
- Jesse Helms

I worked in the media from the late 30's through the early 70's.
Politics in general became more liberal both nationally
and within the state as the years passed.
- Jesse Helms

Conservatism is a hard choice for a society that has
become accustomed to big government and big entitlements promoted by liberals.
- Jesse Helms

It has become more acceptable to describe yourself as a conservative,
but not everyone who uses that term about themselves
really is truly conservative.
- Jesse Helms

I would assume the case will never be closed.
- Richard M. Helms

The interests of the United States are better served
by demanding reform and seeing that reform takes place
than by removing our influence from the UN.
- Jesse Helms

I have tried at every point to seek God's wisdom on the decisions I made,
and I made it my business to speak up on behalf of
the things God tells us are important to Him.
- Jesse Helms

I want our young people to believe as we did that there
is no goal too high to reach if they are willing to work.
- Jesse Helms

We have to be a state where business is welcome and jobs are created.
We have to demand value for what is spent and we need
to continue to resist a lottery.
- Jesse Helms

Such schemes take money from people who can least afford
to spend it to support an unneeded bureaucracy that
eats money people thought they were providing for education.
- Jesse Helms

I want our government to encourage and protect freedom
as well as our traditions of faith and family.
- Jesse Helms

That is why I fought against abortion and that is why
if I were still in the Senate I would be doing everything
I could to defend the sanctity of marriage.
- Jesse Helms

This is an area where North Carolina does excel.
I have known more colorful North Carolina political
figures than I have colorless ones.
- Jesse Helms

In subsequent years the groups you named had important
roles in educating people about the real issues in Washington and Raleigh,
and within the Democratic Party.
- Jesse Helms

The real problem is arranging that experience in a way that tells a story,
which is just incredible enough to be interesting,
but credible enough to be believed.
- Richard Helms

It was my angry, Dickensian novel, I suppose.
It was cathartic - I expended a lot of frustration on that one.
- Richard Helms

The big secret to winning elections is to get more
votes than your opponent.
My friend Representative Robin Hayes is a good example to study.
- Jesse Helms

What I am suggesting is hard work and it can be slow work,
but the rewards are well worth it.
- Jesse Helms

It still surprises me when I find something in any
North Carolina newspaper that isn't mad at me about something.
- Jesse Helms

It may surprise people to know that I advocate the
reform of the United Nations,
not its abolishment.
- Jesse Helms

We can live our own lives in a way that does not bring
reproach on the principles we claim to support.
- Jesse Helms

First there was the New Hampshire primary,
and we had nearly a year leading up to it.
And now, look!
Three primaries in one weekend!
How many of these things are they going to have?
- Ed Helms

I have one president at a time.
I only work for you.
- Richard M. Helms


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