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#1. There is a place in this world for satire, but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance and bigotry towards religious beliefs of others begins. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#2. Religious beliefs are sacred to people, and at all times should be respected and honoured. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#3. Elvis was a giant and influenced everyone in the business. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#4. I was a pop freak. I love music. Of course, I knew soul because I grew up in it. Writing it and everything. I love soul. But I love a tune that has some meat in it. Something I could hang my hat on. Because music is universal. Therefore, I felt no boundaries. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#5. I'd always loved strings. When I was in high school and saw strings playing on stage, an orchestra or a symphony, all those bows moving at the same time ... wow. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#6. All the time I was writing hit songs with my partner David Porter, I always had the yen to perform. Sure did. And when the opportunity came, I took it. The first album, 'Presenting Isaac Hayes,' didn't do so hot, but it was like a prelude for what was to come. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#7. I first heard African drum rhythms and chants at the movies. Then, when I had the opportunity to go to Africa and visit the villages, I heard the real, raw, true rhythms and realised the origins of the old Negro spirituals I grew up with in the South. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#8. I think the kids today need to hear more about morals and values. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#9. At the end of the day, we are responsible for our own lives. If anything happens to us, don't blame somebody else. Backtrack and look at what you did to contribute to that. You also contribute to your successes. Once you learn that, you're on your way. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#10. There's something about live players that you cannot get with machines: With live musicians, you can strike a groove, you can feed off each other ... And, even though somebody might make a slight mistake, it's all real! - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#11. I've been around a long time, and when I was at the top of the hill, I was very ahead of my time! Evidence of that is that my music is still current today - you know, rappers sample it all the time. So, rather than compromise my artistic integrity, I concentrated on movies. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#12. When my agent told me he had a voice-over job I thought it was a Disney thing. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#13. Guys in slavery sang praises to the Lord to deliver them from bondage. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#14. Know the business, learn the business, own something. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#15. Just, you know, you can't put bread in a cold oven. You know, you've got to take your time. You've got to heat it up. So that's what, that's what I like to do with my music. I like to build it, and build it into a maddening, exciting crescendo. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#16. The rappers have gone in and created a lot of hit music based upon my influence. And they'll tell you if you ask. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#17. I don't sit back and count up what I've done. There's just always something else to do. There's always a challenge ahead. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#18. Don't slip into the traps, and don't forget about your 'hood, the kids in the 'hood. Remember, you're disposable, so take advantage while you can. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#19. If you enjoy the fragrance of a rose, you must accept the thorns which it bears. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#20. I was going through some emotional turmoil. You can tell by the tunes on the album that I was going through a break-up of my marriage. It was the only way I could express myself. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#21. There's always hurdles. So I just keep moving, just constantly redefining myself. That's how you stay in the race. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#22. As a civil rights activist of the past 40 years, I cannot support a show that disrespects those beliefs and practices. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#23. I used to stand in front of the mic and cry. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#24. Have you ever wondered why young people take to music like fish to water? Maybe it's because music is fun. Plan and simple. It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about where they can go and what they can do when they get older. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#25. A certain administration which I won't call by name took the arts out of the schools, and that left the brothers out on the street with nothing, so they went to the turntables and started rhyming. Then they had a way to express themselves, and that's the birth of hip-hop. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#26. Self-expression is always a right, but it's still not there to be abused. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#27. I always keep my head down, working, doing things, moving forward. That's what I've done all my life. Then you stop and realize what you've done. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#28. I love soul. But I love a tune that has some meat in it. Something I could hang my hat on. Because music is universal. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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#29. I influence people, hopefully on the positive side. - Author: Isaac Hayes
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