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Strands Quotes

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Well, I thought the Sex Pistols were the cream of the crop.
They came in and topped everybody, for sure.
They took all the existing strands and made a perfect package out of them.
- Richard Hell

Is it not rather what we expect in men,
that they should have numerous strands of experience
lying side by side and never compare them with each other?
- George Eliot

America is woven of many strands.
I would recognise them and let it so remain.
Our fate is to become one, and yet many.
This is not prophecy, but description.
- Ralph Ellison

I like what I hear as a resulting combination of these two strands...
something of a combination of familiarity and,
for lack of a better word, strangeness.
- Alex North

 

String Theory describes energy and matter as being composed of tiny,
wiggling strands of energy that look like strings.
And the pitch of a string's vibration determines the nature of its effect.
- Roy H. Williams

Man does not weave this web of life.
He is merely a strand of it.
Whatever he does to the web,
he does to himself.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally,
in the end, pleasure.
- Mark Strand

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Not on one strand are all life's jewels strung.
- William Morris

She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint
(the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership).
- O. Henry

I think it is just stupid economics for a government
to approach economic management from a strand of thinking
regarding unions as enemies.
- Bob Hawke

In this year 1634, I purchased the moiety of thirteen
houses in the Strand for five hundred and thirty pounds.
- William Lilly

By then I was in Brooklyn and drank my way through that summer.
I stopped when I got sick of that and got a job at the Strand bookstore,
which was a little better than the tax job.
- Robert Quine

The artist's world is limitless.
It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away.
It is always on his doorstep.
- Paul Strand

Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented.
- Mark Strand

I certainly can't speak for all cultures or all societies,
but it's clear that in America, poetry serves a very marginal purpose.
It's not part of the cultural mainstream.
- Mark Strand

I believe that all poetry is formal in that it exists within limits,
limits that are either inherited by tradition or limits
that language itself imposes.
- Mark Strand

I think the best American poetry is the poetry that
utilizes the resources of poetry rather than exploits
the defects or triumphs of the poet's personality.
- Mark Strand

Each moment is a place you've never been.
- Mark Strand

But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious -
never curious or responsive,
but blind and self-serving.
- Mark Strand

For some of us, the less said about the way we do things the better.
- Mark Strand

It is one thing to photograph people.
It is another to make others care about them by revealing
the core of their humanness.
- Paul Strand

They had certainly exasperated them,
and could not disperse them,
as after every charge - and some of these drove the
people right against the shutters in the shops in the Strand -
they returned again.
- Walter Crane

The future is always beginning now.
- Mark Strand

What about the hero of The House on the Strand? What
did it mean when he dropped the telephone at the end
of the book? I don't really know,
but I rather think he was going to be paralysed for life.
Don't you?
- Daphne du Maurier

Poetry is something that happens in universities,
in creative writing programs or in English departments.
- Mark Strand

Your photography is a record of your living,
for anyone who really sees.
- Paul Strand

A life is not sufficiently elevated for poetry,
unless, of course, the life has been made into an art.
- Mark Strand

It's very hard to write humor.
- Mark Strand

It hardly seems worthwhile to point out the shortsightedness
of those practitioners who would have us believe that
the form of the poem is merely its shape.
- Mark Strand

And at least in poetry you should feel free to lie.
That is, not to lie, but to imagine what you want,
to follow the direction of the poem.
- Mark Strand

I tend to like poems that engage me -
that is to say,
which do not bore me.
- Mark Strand

There's a certain point, when you're writing autobiographical stuff,
where you don't want to misrepresent yourself.
It would be dishonest.
- Mark Strand

I am not concerned with truth, nor with conventional
notions of what is beautiful.
- Mark Strand

Nothing is the destiny of everyone, it is our commonness made dumb.
- Mark Strand

From the reader's view, a poem is more demanding than prose.
- Mark Strand

A great many people seem to think writing poetry is worthwhile,
even though it pays next to nothing and is not as widely read as it should be.
- Mark Strand

I would say that American poetry has always been a
poetry of personal testimony.
- Mark Strand

And Robert Lowell, of course - in his poems,
we're not located in his actual life.
We're located more in the externals,
in the journalistic facts of his life.
- Mark Strand

The number of people writing poems is vast,
and their reasons for doing so are many,
that much can be surmised from the stacks of submissions.
- Mark Strand

Poetry is, first and last, language -
the rest is filler.
- Mark Strand

And yet, in a culture like ours, which is given to material comforts,
and addicted to forms of entertainment that offer immediate gratification,
it is surprising that so much poetry is written.
- Mark Strand

I was stranded in Disco.
I went to dozens of darkened places with enough flashing
lights to drive the average person mad.
I felt lost in the pulse of sheer panic.
- Martha Reeves

With that radio I was always swimming with the current
political streams in the West.
I was never stranded.
- Lennart Meri

Last year, when we were in Mobile, Al.,
covering Hurricane Ivan, we heard the stories of poor people,
many of them black stranded downtown because they had no way out.
- Al Roker

My wife says I'm making a noise like a stranded whale.
I think I have a major snoring problem.
- Rex Hunt

Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder,
liable to be stranded at any moment.
- Owen Feltham

Several times we were stranded in strange places without
any money and with our credit cards cancelled -
trapped in a hotel that we couldn't check out of because
we had no money to check out.
- Renny Harlin

I like almost everything, even country twang,
disco, blue grass and accordions.
- Pat Mastelotto

I feel the same way about disco as I do about herpes.
- Hunter S. Thompson

Disco is music for dancing, and people will always want to dance.
- Giorgio Moroder

The disco sound, you must see, is not art or anything so serious.
- Giorgio Moroder

God had to create disco music so I could be born and be successful.
- Donna Summer

Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about
shutting out the tensions of life,
putting it away.
- Peter Tork

Around '75 when the recession hit, club owners started
going to disco because it was cheaper for them to just
buy a sound system than it was to hire a band.
- Tommy Shaw

One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love,
one gay pride rally at a time.
- Jasmine Guy

Disco B still rolls with me now.
He's still doing his thing.
He does clubs in different places.
He was very instrumental in helping me perfect my craft.
- Grandmaster Flash

Disco is just jitterbug.
- Fred Astaire

Disco deserved a better name, a beautiful name because
it was a beautiful art form.
It made the consumer beautiful.
The consumer was the star.
- Barry White

Disco is just pop music you can dance to.
- Sheena Easton

Disco does work better with black artists or players.
They just feel it more.
- Giorgio Moroder

In both pop and disco, the meaning of the lyrics is not too important.
I have nothing I feel I particularly want to say.
- Giorgio Moroder

I never really did any disco dancing.
- Barry Gibb

I didn't live in the world of disco or the world of the Eagles.
- George Thorogood

The artist I wanna be like is Michael Jackson.
I'll get the house with the roller coaster and the rides and a disco,
and I'll invite all my friends and just stay at home.
- Lil' Kim

Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron
knocking in an endless nail.
- Clive James

We enjoy change and freshness, and disco was only one area we've delved into.
- Barry Gibb

In pop or rock you can make a fast song or a slow one,
but in disco there is really just the one rhythm.
- Giorgio Moroder

When I was working with David Cassidy at the Rio,
I made an album of updated versions of some 1970s disco tunes.
I had a blast.
- Sheena Easton

Disco music in the '70s was just a call to go wild
and party and dance with no thought or conscience or regard for tomorrow.
- Martha Reeves

Too many of these writers in the music papers,
they are misunderstanding everything.
The disco sound is not art or anything so serious.
- Giorgio Moroder

It was darn nigh impossible for women in rock in the '70s.
There wasn't a mold if you were a woman and you were
in the entertainment in the '70s.
You were probably a disco diva or a folk singer,
or simply ornamental.
Radio would play only one woman per hour.
- Ann Wilson


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