„I am a ham. I've no business being rock 'n' roll. I've said it over and over again that I'm a classical composer, dishevelling my personality by dabbling in rock 'n' roll.“

—  John Cale, Attributed without citation at
John Cale photo
John Cale
musicista, cantautore e polistrumentista britannico 1942
Pubblicità

Citazioni simili

Frank Zappa photo

„The rock and roll business is pretty absurd, but the world of serious music is much worse.“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993
Interview on London Plus (24 September 1984) - YouTube video http://youtube.com/watch?v=CR2N040drg0

Elvis Presley photo

„... I just know that, right now, … the biggest record selling business there is is rock and roll.“

—  Elvis Presley American singer and actor 1935 - 1977
Pop Chronicles: Show 55 - Crammer: A lively cram course on the history of rock and some other things http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc19838/m1/, interview recorded 1956 http://web.archive.org/web/20110615153027/http://www.library.unt.edu/music/special-collections/john-gilliland/o-s.

Pubblicità
Brian Andreas photo
John A. Eddy photo
Helen Clark photo

„I believe I'm the best person for the job. Obviously I'm a woman, but I've never sought election on the basis of being a woman. I've always sought election as the best person for the job.“

—  Helen Clark 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand 1950
Quoted in " 'I have the skills for the job' - Helen Clark on bid for top UN job https://www.radiolive.co.nz/WATCH-I-have-the-skills-for-the-job---Helen-Clark-on-bid-for-top-UN-job/tabid/504/articleID/117913/Default.aspx" (5 April 2016)

Pauline Hanson photo
Barry Diller photo

„What I've learned over the years is that focus and singular purpose is the best approach for businesses.“

—  Barry Diller American businessman 1942
The Wall Street Journal: "Barry Diller's Breakup: Why IAC Didn't Work" https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB122334216125810113 (7 October 2008)

Donald J. Trump photo
Pubblicità
Bob Dylan photo
John Lennon photo
Donald J. Trump photo
Ambrose Bierce photo
Pubblicità
Angus Young photo
Ambrose Bierce photo

„ABSTAINER, n. A weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.“

—  Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary
Context: Abstainer, n. A weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others.

River Phoenix photo