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Top 100 70s 80s Quotes

#1. Everybody's still in the 70s and 80s musically, still making remakes. - Author: Kool Keith
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#2. It was the case in the 70s and 80s that people believed music could change the world. But now people aren't making music because they want to change the world; they're making music because they want to just make a ton of money. - Author: Sinead O'Connor
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#3. There's that thing about the '80s, the '40s and the '60s, and the '30s, the '50s and the '70s. Something about those odd decades in this century that weren't too pleasant. - Author: Paul Kantner
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#4. My own strong feeling was that the gay liberation movement really got national attraction in the truest sense of the word later in the '70s, in the '80s, and especially in the '90s. - Author: Tom Brokaw
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#5. Having a separate bathroom for the black domestic was just the way things were done. It had faded out in new homes by the time the '70s and '80s rolled up. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#6. The coming cooling of the planet overall will return it to where it was in the '60s, '70s, and '80s. - Author: Joe Bastardi
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#7. I grew up at a time in Singapore - the '70s and '80s - where it was still possible to go riding around the island barefoot. And I was one of these kids that was just climbing trees and running around the neighbourhood. - Author: Kevin Kwan
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#8. I love biographies. I read Patti Smith's 'Just Kids.' I'm into that time frame in New York, the '70s and '80s. In art school, I read 'Close to the Knives,' the autobiography of the artist and AIDS activist David Wojnarowicz. - Author: Barry McGee
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#9. Everyone knows Aquaman, probably from all the animation he's been in over the years from the '70s and the '80s, entering him into the pop culture. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#10. Growing up in the '70s and '80s, science fiction and especially fantasy had such a stigma attached to them. I felt so punished and exiled for being devoted to these things. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#11. Really, the '70s and '80s were a blur. - Author: Manolo Blahnik
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#12. I don't have an iPod. I don't get the whole iPod thing. Who has time to listen to that much music? If I had one, it would probably have Sinatra, Beatles, some '70s music, some '80s music, and that's it. - Author: Scott Baio
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#13. I grew up reading SF in the '70s and '80s, and I like fast, thought-provoking plots that take you places in fully realized worlds. - Author: Kim Harrison
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#14. In the '60s, '70s and '80s, everybody was pretty tense on the set. - Author: Gloria Stuart
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#15. I really like the look of old '70s and '80s Japanese comics, so I think that style is something I will continue to draw. - Author: Bryan Lee O'Malley
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#16. Gay culture is in a coming-out process of its own. From out of the closets in the '60s, the culture moved onto the disco floors of the '70s and through the hospital wards of the '80s and onwards to the streets. - Author: Lance Loud
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#17. When I first got started in the late '70s, early '80s, and first was thinking about the interactive world, I believed so fervently that it was the next big thing, I thought it would happen quickly. - Author: Steve Case
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#18. Like my fictional protagonist Tom Thorne, I love country. My tastes go back a bit further than his do, and I still listen to stuff from the late '70s and early '80s. - Author: Mark Billingham
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#19. It was a really interesting time in New York in the late 70s and early 80s, and the music scene was really, really interesting because you didn't have to be a virtuoso to make music, it was more about your desire to express things. - Author: Jim Jarmusch
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#20. In the '70s and '80s, what private equity did is it changed corporate America. It started holding companies accountable, and for the first time managers started thinking like owners. - Author: Henry Kravis
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#21. We've become a little spoiled with menswear in particular because, of course, we've come off a period in the '70s and '80s when Armani, which is very soft, dominated menswear. And we've become obsessed with comfort. I actually don't like that. - Author: Tom Ford
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#22. If you think the '80s were dumber than the '70s, either you weren't there or you weren't paying attention. - Author: James Lileks
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#23. When I was growing up in L.A. in the late '70s and early '80s, Michael Jackson's was the first face on TV that looked like mine. - Author: Shawn Amos
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#24. Daft Punk and I belong to the Generation 75. We were born in 1975, so we are somewhat in the middle of the rebellion and freedom of the 70s and the consumer culture of the 80s. - Author: Pedro Winter
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#25. Back in the 70s and 80s, women felt the discrimination of being overweight. And now 35% of the letters I receive are from men. - Author: Richard Simmons
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#26. A new breed of Americans born out of the social movements of the 60s and grown into a majority in the 70s holds a set of values so markedly different from the traditional outlook that they promise to transform the character of work in America in the 80s. - Author: Daniel Yankelovich
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#27. I spent a few years here in Memphis, in the late '70s and early '80s, where I was studying a lot of country blues players and their styles. So it seems like every record I'll do, I will appropriate these blues styles that I remember. - Author: Alex Chilton
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#28. I do feel part of that generation of people who were rather idealistic in the '70s and became disillusioned in the '80s. Not just about social services issues, but the world. - Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
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#29. I miss the comedy of the '70s and '80s, like 'Only Fools And Horses' and 'Fawlty Towers,' so I'm glad I'm put in that category. - Author: Brendan O'Carroll
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#30. Reading poetry and reading the great works of the canon that we were reading in the '60s and the '70s and '80s was mind altering. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#31. I was raised on the purest comedy there is: 'I Love Lucy.' I was raised watching 'Three's Company' and sitcoms of the '70s and '80s. - Author: Mayim Bialik
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#32. America certainly has made extraordinary progress. The collective unconscious of the nation has certainly shifted as a result of the civil rights movement and the developments in the '70s and '80s. We have witnessed a great expansion of the black middle class. - Author: Michael Eric Dyson
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#33. When I was growing up in South Korea in the '70s and early '80s, the country was too poor to buy original records. Everything was bootlegged. - Author: Ha-Joon Chang
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#34. There's a focus that hasn't been there for ages and ages and some American bands are sounding quite English like they did in the late 70s and early 80s. - Author: Graham Coxon
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#35. I do have a lot of references coming out of the '60s, '70s, and '80s, but I don't consciously think, "I'm going to put this here and this there." It comes out of my unconscious, and I don't want it to be just retro. - Author: Britta Phillips
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#36. The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro, like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act. - Author: Jackie Chan
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#37. With how huge Yes was, especially in the '70s and '80s, as a touring band and actually playing at the JFK Stadium in Philadelphia to 130,000 people, which is the biggest-paying show ever in rock history, you would think we'd done enough for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. - Author: Chris Squire
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#38. We're seeing TV series that are as good as movies were in the '70s and '80s - shows like 'The Wire,' 'The Sopranos' and 'Breaking Bad.' - Author: Tahar Rahim
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#39. I like adding little elements into the final mix. I'm more fond of the '70s glam than '80s. I have that style of vocals ... there are a lot of pop artists who are using the glam vibe in their music. I'm part of that wave. - Author: Adam Lambert
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#40. Shows in the '70s and '80s were a lot more provocative. Shows that are coming out now - like 'Black-Ish,' 'The Carmichael Show' - are showcasing people of color in a new way. It's not stereotypical. - Author: Bresha Webb
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#41. We are all a little bit hippy, a little bohemian. We take that from the culture we knew, from the '70s and the '80s. - Author: Nicolas Maduro
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#42. I'm doing good. I've had a slight nervous breakdown in the '60s. I got through that. And I got through the '70s. And I was in a doctor's program during the '80s and then I met Melinda and we've been together ever since. I've got a happy life. - Author: Brian Wilson
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#43. From the '70s and '80s, the following songs immediately spring to my mind as candidates: "The Battle of Evermore," "Spirit of Eden," "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed," "Close to the Edge," "In Your Eyes," "Thick as a Brick," "Cinema Show," "Echoes," and "The Killing Moon. - Author: Bradley J. Birzer
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#44. I was a big fan of X. I've probably seen 100 X shows during their time in the late '70s and early '80s. - Author: Allison Anders
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#45. The people are maybe still as aware of the differences but they are more accepting of it that what we saw in the 70s and 80s, but the undercurrent is still there. There are maybe no racial slurs anymore, no firecrackers in mailboxes, the distinction is much more subtle. - Author: Celeste Ng
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#46. I don't have to come back, because I am still here! And I'm not an '80s thing. I already worked with my first band back in East Germany and that was soooo '70s, young man. I'm a '70s thing. If I'm a thing at all ... and an exciting thing. - Author: Nina Hagen
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#47. I'm definitely nostalgic about the music of my youth; The Clash and Fishbone and that whole music scene. I still have all that music to this day. There was some great music going on in the late 70s and 80s. - Author: John Cusack
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#48. When I was a kid growing up in the States in the late '70s and early '80s, as soon as 'Dallas' came on on a Friday night on CBS at 9 P.M., we stopped everything from that moment on as a family. - Author: John Barrowman
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#49. Mobile notifications put people in a state of perpetual emergency interruption - similar to what 911 operators and air traffic controllers experienced back in the '70s and '80s. - Author: Douglas Rushkoff
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#50. I have done a series in the '60s, '70s and '80s. - Author: Lee Majors
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#51. The moment artists can just do what they love to do then music will go right back to where it used to be. I mean back in the '60s and '70s and '80s, that's what it was. - Author: Akon
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#52. The reality is that the NBA was in worse shape in the '70s and early '80s. People have convenient memories. - Author: Mike Thibault
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#53. As an old-time New Yorker, it's not that I miss the '70s and '80s or whatever. I miss the fact that there was a certain kind of energy that exists when people can live for nothing. - Author: Abel Ferrara
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#54. It got to the point in the late 70s and early 80s that I was spending so much money buying golden age comics that I could only justify it if I got work in the media. - Author: Bill Mumy
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#55. I did love horror films from the '70s and '80s. That was my sweet spot. - Author: Drew Barrymore
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#56. For boys like me, in north Indian railway towns in the '70s and '80s, where nothing much happened apart from the arrival and departure of trains from big cities, the Soviet Union alone appeared to promise an escape from our limited, dusty world. - Author: Pankaj Mishra
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#57. There's a difference between music that's original and music that's retro. A lot of bands now are kind of retro 70s whether it's Kraut-rock or ... I've heard people suggest that we're kind of retro 80s. - Author: Bill Orcutt
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#58. My kids are around pit bulls every day. In the '70s they blamed Dobermans, in the '80s they blamed German Shepherds, in the '90s they blamed the Rottweiler. Now they blame the Pit Bull. - Author: Cesar Millan
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#59. Bowling really was a big American sport in the '50s, '60s, and '70s, and then it kind of died off in the '80s. - Author: Chris Hardwick
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#60. And often it would be a woman who was in her 70s or 80s who would win the beauty contest, because bound feet never age. - Author: Lisa See
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#61. I look up to a lot of old school drummers from the '70s, '80s, and '90s. - Author: Ashton Irwin
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#62. Direct mail was the basis of a lot of new Right organizations in the '70s and early '80s, and it actually led to the downfall of the majority of them. It's very expensive, and you end up putting your organization more and more in debt if you're not successful with it. - Author: Nina Easton
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#63. I'm looking forward to locking swords with Douglas Henshall and working against the stunning backdrop of Shetland. I came to Scotland a lot in the 70s and 80s in various theatre productions and of course to film Hallam Foe but this is the furthest I've ever been. - Author: Ciaran Hinds
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#64. Seattle was a rabid film town in the '70s and '80s because it rained so much. - Author: John Requa
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#65. I was born in the late '50s, was a child of the '60s, then the '70s, then the '80s, then the '90s, and I have mental fingers in all those pies. - Author: Jello Biafra
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#66. The '80s was wild compared to my real small childhood, which was late '70s. - Author: Ice Cube
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#67. There's reality shows and things like that and I think 'Parenthood's kind of a throwback to what we used to have back in the '70s, '80s and '90s. People want to see this again, and I feel like it's just a solid, good show. - Author: Monica Potter
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#68. Growing up in the 70s and 80s, it took effort to be a nerd. You had to seek out the nerd stuff. - Author: Chris Hardwick
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#69. Italy in the 1920s, Germany in the '30s, East Germany in the '50s, Czechoslovakia in the '60s, the Latin American dictatorships in the '70s, China in the '80s and '90s - all dictatorships and would-be dictators target newspapers and journalists. - Author: Naomi Wolf
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#70. Prince is king to me. As this half-naked, short black guy who looked like a girl in the 70s and 80s, he was talking about women in a way that was very unusual because he didn't objectify them. - Author: Robyn
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#71. When I started law school I was shocked to learn that our legal system traditionally had the man as the head and master of the family. As late as the '70s and '80s when we were fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment, states like Louisiana still had a head and master law. - Author: Patricia Ireland
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#72. I suppose I was much more serious-minded in the '70s and '80s. - Author: Paul Weller
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#73. One of my favourite films is called 'Lacombe Lucien,' directed by Louis Malle. The lead character in that film, like the lead characters in many '70s and '80s films, has a moral ambiguity to him. - Author: Joe Cornish
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#74. I grew up in the '70s and '80s, at a time that I'd argue was the absolute golden age of American popular culture. Because not only did we have all of the fantastic new stuff in print and on screens, but we had a constant supply of everything that came before, as well. - Author: Chris Roberson
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#75. She's been a smack addict, she's had big success in Europe in the '70s, and she's lost everything. She's been rediscovered in the '80s, and as we meet her she's just about to sign a new recording contract. - Author: Neil Tennant
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#76. Even in the '70s and '80s, the television show Happy Days was aware of the irony of "cool." The cool character on Happy Days was "the Fonz," and he was ridiculous. His office was in a men's bathroom. That's not only not cool, that's not even sanitary. - Author: Jim Gaffigan
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#77. The '80s made up for all the abuse I took during the '70s. I outlived all my critics. By the time I retired, everybody saw me as a venerable institution. Things do change. - Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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#78. I understand that Detroit was a pretty rough place to grow up in the '70s and '80s. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#79. If anyone looks back to the '70s, '80s with nostalgic rosy colored glasses and goes, 'Well, everything was awesome.' No, everything was not awesome! - Author: John Oates
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#80. I'm used to the egos in the 1960s, '70s and '80s where people just expected massive success and thought it was their birth right to be successful. - Author: Daryl Hall
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#81. We had some adverse conditions in the '60s, in the '70s and the '80s. The agency has risen above that in the past and will rise above that again. - Author: Alan Shepard
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#82. I think it was wrong to take the decision to slow F1 down. It was much better in my day, when it was already a lot safer than it had been in the '70s and '80s, but you could still drive crazy fast. - Author: Jacques Villeneuve
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#83. When I was growing up in the '70s and '80s, by the time you were 16, you were kind of expected to be an adult. By the time we were 16 and able to drive, certainly by 17 or 18 and into college, you just had very little interaction with your parents. - Author: Joe Meno
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#84. When I think of Bollywood dance, I think of choreographies from the '70s and '80s. That was true Bollywood, what is now known as old school Bollywood. - Author: Terence Lewis
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#85. People love to talk about how the '70s are the only time they made movies about characters, and adult movies, and complicated people. But in the '80s, they got away with some of those too. - Author: Elisabeth Shue
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#86. I'm not a one-hit wonder as some suggest. I've had a couple of hits, but still, all of my hits were in the '70s. There was pretty much nothing in the '80s, '90s, or in the first full decade into the next millennium. - Author: Todd Rundgren
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#87. I feel like I was hit by all of geek culture at once while I was growing up in the '70s and '80s. Saturday morning cartoons like 'Star Blazers' and 'Robotech.' Live action Japanese shows like 'Ultraman' and 'The Space Giants.' - Author: Ernest Cline
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#88. When I look at women, older than I am, in their 50s, 60, 70s, 80s, and I see women that I admire, I think, 'Oh, I get it; that's how I'm going to be.' I'm not scared. I want to be that. - Author: Annette Bening
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#89. I started in the late 70s, beginning of the 80s, and I think I started to sing and make music as a therapy for myself; I never planned to be an artist; sometimes when I think about it it's crazy that I'm here, and I'm touring, and I'm doing what I'm doing. - Author: Mari Boine
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#90. I'm a huge fan of the films of the '70s and even into the '80s, Sidney Lumet, all those films that used what was going on in people's lives as drama. And not only are you entertained, but hopefully have a greater understanding of your world coming out of it. - Author: J. C. Chandor
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#91. The '70s and '80s were just the period during which the best soul music was created and the best records were done. - Author: Don Cornelius
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#92. In the recording process I do listen to other artists a lot and other albums and albums I am loving lately, or ones that I still love that came out in the 80s or 70s. - Author: William Beckett
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#93. In the '70s it was skateboards, in the '80s it was drugs, in the '90s it was art, and now it's my family. - Author: Anthony
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#94. Bonobo studies started in the '70s and came to fruition in the '80s. Then in the '90s, all of a sudden, boom, they ended because of the warfare in the Congo. It was really bad for the bonobo and ironic that people with their warfare were preventing us from studying the hippies of the primate world. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#95. In the '70s and '80s there was an attempt in K-12 to teach science through art or art through science. The challenge today is how do you build the ethos of art and design into the academy of science. - Author: John Maeda
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#96. I grew up with rock and pop music from the 70s and 80s. I had to play guitar in school - it was a music college and we had to take instrument classes there - so I think guitar playing and guitar sounds have always been an influence. - Author: Christian Fennesz
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#97. I'm not an '80s fan. I'm more '70s New York pre-punk kind of thing, and I guess I grew up with '90s grunge, post-punk pop music. - Author: Jessica Pare
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#98. In Italy, especially in '70s and '80s, there was a lot of racism between north and south. And my mom immigrated from the south to the north, from Puglia, the heel of Italy. But what made me feel different was society, not my family. - Author: Riccardo Tisci
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#99. I think anyone that grew up in the '70s and '80s grew up with Bob Barker and Wink Martindale and I think that was just always ... when you were a game show host, you were the man of the hour. - Author: Guy Fieri
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#100. The '80s were fabulous. The '90s sucked, and the '70s were just a sad, sad time in human history. Go 1980s! There's something that's just so cute about that time. And not just yellow nail polish and 'I'm a loner.' - Author: Jennifer Sky
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