Bragg's Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 100 famous quotes and sayings about bragg's to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 100 Bragg's Quotes

#1. Shakespeare shoved into bed together words that scarcely knew each other before, had never even been introduced. - Author: Melvyn Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #910336
#2. The unwritten rule of engagement had been If it looks hostile, shoot it. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1098212
#3. I write late into the night at the Tutweiler in downtown Birmingham, and try hard to turn down that second cheeseburger at Milo's over by UAB, which has the best one in the whole wide world. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1093385
#4. The woman who engaged him had no idea that her gardener was one of the most distinguished scientists in Britain until a friend came for tea one day and, looking out the window, casually asked: "My dear, why is the Nobel laureate Sir Lawrence Bragg pruning your hedges?" Late - Author: Bill Bryson
Bragg's Quotes #1090382
#5. He crashed a dozen Cadillacs in one year and played the Apollo. With racial hatred burning in the headlines, the audience danced in the seats to a white boy from the bottomland, backed by pickers who talked like Ernest Tubb. "James Brown kissed me on my cheek," he says. "Top that. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1088010
#6. Stripes on their backs. The twentieth century - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1056327
#7. If you've got a blacklist, I want to be on it. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1056119
#8. But, in the end, even a song that's as politically bland as Blowin in the Wind, you probably wouldn't get up and sing that now, whereas some of Bob Dylan's love songs that were contemporary with that, like say Girl from the North Country, you can still get up an play now. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1012744
#9. There are quite a few honest songwriters out there writing about relationships and their own personality traits. But for some reason, once they step out of the bedroom, their honesty doesn't seem to come with them. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #989139
#10. Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #972477
#11. And although the world was just the same as it had always been as I travelled home on the Tube that evening, my view of it had been changed forever. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #921190
#12. It's not a very popular subject amongst my audience, who are by nature more internationalist, but I don't choose what to write about, I don't choose my subjects, they kind of choose me. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #919595
#13. Sound is a movement which is handed on from atom to atom in a gas through which the sound is passing, just as a chain of workers pass buckets of water to a fire. The quicker the workers move their hands and arms, the quicker the water moves. - Author: William Henry Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #916752
#14. On every pack leaned an M16, except Lori's. Her son was playing soldier with it in the bleachers. There was no clip in it, which was a good thing. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1101650
#15. To hear the Treorchy Male Choir in full throat is one of the great joys of choral music. - Author: Melvyn Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #903374
#16. Money maketh man a tory, don't fire that assumption at me, I like toast as much as anyone but not for breakfast, dinner and tea - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #901979
#17. So, in some ways, the political songs tend to be a bit more like reportage, whereas the love songs tend to be like novels, you can pick them up off the shelf and go into them any time. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #883798
#18. The temptation to take the precious things we have apart to see how they work must be resisted for they never fit together again. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #879072
#19. What is it that unites, on the left of British politics, George Orwell, Billy Bragg, Gordon Brown and myself? An understanding that identity and a sense of belonging need to be linked to our commitment to nationhood and a modern form of patriotism. - Author: David Blunkett
Bragg's Quotes #829381
#20. The evil lot who did that thing on September 11 did it because they wanted to create a war between America and Islam. And by invading Iraq, we gave them what they hoped for. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #777126
#21. It would shine a torch into the dirty little corner where the BNP defecate on our democracy, and that would be much more powerful than duffing them up in the street - which Im also in favour of. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #771718
#22. There's nothing the British like better than a bloke who comes from nowhere, makes it, and then gets clobbered. - Author: Melvyn Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #762651
#23. The difference between a gas and a liquid is that in the former, the atoms and molecules move to and fro in an independent existence, whereas in the latter, they are always in touch with one another, though they are changing partners continually. - Author: William Henry Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #736453
#24. This is home and home is not something you remember, it is something you see every day and every moment. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #691225
#25. All the great political music was made at the height of political confrontations. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #677557
#26. I've had songs written during the Falklands war, and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers saying they were listening to these songs, like Island of no return. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1221434
#27. When I was on the road with Billy Bragg, it was cool because I was doing the whole thing solo and travel a lot by myself, which I quite like. I mean, I love being with friends, but it's kind of nice having that alone time. - Author: Courtney Barnett
Bragg's Quotes #1621004
#28. Don't worry about what people think, because once it's all over the people who love you will make you what they want you to be, and the people who don't love you will, too. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1619629
#29. How can you lie there and think of England when you don't even know who's in the team? - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1577535
#30. They love him, gentlemen, and they respect him, not only for himself, but for his character, for his integrity and judgment and iron will; but they love him most for the enemies he has made. - Author: Edward S. Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1543621
#31. I'm still batting away on my politics for the Labour Party. I'm much further to the left of them than I used to be, but that's because they've moved, not me. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1523091
#32. I made some friends for life, the way I usually make them. Any jackass can be pleasant company, but if people help you when you're at your worst, that's a friend. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1452092
#33. Most of the people that I went to school with - I went to secondary school - we were educated to go and work in the line at Ford's, and if we were lucky, technical skilled labor. I sort of rejected that, and thought I wanted to do something else. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1437900
#34. Light brings us the news of the Universe. - Author: William Henry Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1311948
#35. Whenever we warm our hands by the fire, we allow the energy radiated by the fire to quicken up the movements of the atoms of which the hands are composed. When we cool any substance, we check those movements. - Author: William Henry Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1296381
#36. You can experience a download, but you can't download an experience. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1295876
#37. I don't think there's a difference between writing for a newspaper or magazine and doing a chapter in a book. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1267619
#38. Broadly speaking, the discovery of X-rays has increased the keenness of our vision ten thousand times, and we can now 'see' the individual atoms and molecules. - Author: William Henry Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1230420
#39. Religious faith to W. H. Bragg was the willingness to stake his all on the hypothesis that Christ was right, and test it by a lifetime's experiment in charity. - Author: Guglielmo Marconi
Bragg's Quotes #672080
#40. But if she was going to live in a damn jungle, she preferred it be a damn jungle in Georgia, she always said, and never saw any reason to elaborate on that. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1220966
#41. The best writers who have put pen to paper have often had a journalism background. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1219070
#42. The atoms may be compared to the letters of the alphabet, which can be put together into innumerable ways to form words. So the atoms are combined in equal variety to form what are called molecules. - Author: William Henry Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1198509
#43. The chemist, whose science is immediately concerned with the combinations of atoms, has rarely found it necessary to discuss their shapes, and gives them no particular forms in his diagrams. That does not mean that the shapes are unimportant, but rather that the older methods could not define them. - Author: William Henry Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1196411
#44. These were people ... who built redwood decks on their mobile homes and have no idea that smart-aleck Yankees think that is somehow funny. People of the pines. My people. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1157508
#45. Freedom is merely privilege extended, unless enjoyed by one and all. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1155861
#46. Don't saddle me with your ideals, and spare me all your guilt. For a poet with all the answers, has never yet been built. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1153640
#47. Because the space race is over
And I can't help but feel that we've all grown up too soon.

- The Space Race Is Over - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1139556
#48. Garlic is an essential, and so is this thing called Bragg's Liquid Aminos. It's like a soy sauce, but it's gluten-free and healthier. It's a great condiment and something I always keep in my pantry. - Author: Tia Mowry
Bragg's Quotes #1129211
#49. I enjoyed so much working with the guys from Wilco, and riffing off of them, and having someone come up to me with ideas, because normally in the studio it's me who has to come up with all the ideas. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1120778
#50. Our neighbors shake their heads And take their valuables inside While my countrymen piss in the fountains To express their national pride. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #1108093
#51. Momma kept a garden, which sounds romantic to people who have never held a hoe - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #113724
#52. After a year's research, one realizes that it could have been done in a week. - Author: William Henry Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #324290
#53. Mature material. Where once he had hollered through - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #284850
#54. You do not hate the time you waste; it evokes a much more passive emotion than that. You only wish you had it back, like a quarter in an unlucky slot machine. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #282200
#55. He was trapped in a haircut he no longer believed in.

- King James Version - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #240614
#56. I first met the subject of X-ray diffraction of crystals in the pages of the book W. H. Bragg wrote for school children in 1925, 'Concerning the Nature of Things.' - Author: Dorothy Hodgkin
Bragg's Quotes #229953
#57. One: Don't kill yourself.
Two: Don't kill each other.
Three: Try hard not to kill nobody else, but if you have to, better if it ain't fam'ly. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #216116
#58. Just because you're gay, I won't turn you away. If you stick around, I'm sure we can find some common ground. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #186994
#59. Start your own revolution, cut out the middleman In a perfect world we'd all sing in tune But this is reality so give me some room So join the struggle while you may The Revolution is just a t-shirt away - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #160226
#60. Even with politics, stuff comes around again. Woody Guthrie would recognize America today. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #153387
#61. A man should not be cruel to things weaker than himself, - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #146873
#62. Mama just stepped back on the treadmill of worry and hopeless, and kept walking. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #143259
#63. It is not unusual to send someone to conduct an interview you don't have time to conduct. It's what we do. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #128434
#64. It was a good moment, the kind you would like to press between the pages of a book, or hide in your sock drawer, so you could touch it again. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #348113
#65. It wasn't that I had gotten it right ... but that I had gotten true. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #107880
#66. The infinite variety in the properties of the solid materials we find in the world is really the expression of the infinite variety of the ways in which the atoms and molecules can be tied together, and of the strength of those ties. - Author: William Henry Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #103903
#67. The Haitians, who knew something about suffering and survival, had a beautiful phrase ... The Translation is not perfect, but the nut of it was: 'The season of pain is never over until the sky begins to cry. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #97113
#68. If you thought the army was here protecting people like yourself, I've some news for you, we're here to defend wealth. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #72531
#69. [Professor Bragg asserts that] In sodium chloride there appear to be no molecules represented by NaCl. The equality in number of sodium and chlorine atoms is arrived at by a chess-board pattern of these atoms; it is a result of geometry and not of a pairing-off of the atoms. - Author: Henry Edward Armstrong
Bragg's Quotes #67440
#70. [A]s long as you're comfortable it feels like freedom. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #62215
#71. And Sandy Martindale ... dated Elvis before the rhinestone jumpsuits and the drugs, when he was sharp and cool and jagged, like porcelain that has been hurled against a wall ... - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #57096
#72. More people now work in the arts than the steel, coal and car industries combined. - Author: Melvyn Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #44350
#73. People who think there is something pedestrian about journalism are just ignorant. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #38862
#74. I felt lonely then. This is the time when you need somebody. This is the time when it is good to have a wife, and children, to absorb your grief, to hold on to you. This is when you pay, and pay and pay, for pretending that you don't need anybody. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #10104
#75. History is too often the refuge of the tidy-minded, making neat patterns when the dust has settled. - Author: Melvyn Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #9258
#76. It is easy to be liked when the world has no jagged edges, when life is electric blankets and peach ice cream. But to be beloved, a man needs a dragon. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #527756
#77. My upbringing was very straightforward suburban working class upbringing. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #669186
#78. A patriot is someone who cares what happens in their country. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #649364
#79. An isolationist America is no bloody use to anyone. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #646562
#80. To be a Southerner, or to live Southern, is to feel, well, something special even in the quiet, something fine in itself after all those rebel yells and fight songs have finally faded into silence. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #645679
#81. There's something I want to say in this space, but it's an emptiness where there's usually a hug. - Colin Morton to Mary Lee Bragg, 1972 - Author: David Eso
Bragg's Quotes #639410
#82. War what is it good for? It's good for business. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #623792
#83. The children start school now in August. They say it has to do with air-conditioning, but I know sadism when I see it. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #613311
#84. I try and write honestly about what I see around me now. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #607761
#85. We read our own political content into The Clash, and they accepted it. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #604732
#86. God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. - Author: William Lawrence Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #588154
#87. Peace, bread, work, and freedom is the best we can achieve. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #533121
#88. There are these boutique writers out there who think if they are not writing their novels sitting at a bistro with their laptops, then they're not real writers. That's ridiculous. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #532076
#89. That is where a big part of the Old South is, on coffee tables in Greenwich Village. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #5748
#90. I have dictated stories from an airport after writing the story out in longhand on the plane that I got from phone interviews and then was applauded by editors for 'working magic.' - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #515587
#91. I came into this whole business by going to see Rock Against Racism gigs with the Clash. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #507437
#92. I went to Ft Bragg and learned that Delta was indeed gearing up for the rescue. Still I was concerned the Reagan staff would not be willing to take the risk of sending an official military force into Laos. - Author: Bo Gritz
Bragg's Quotes #476695
#93. Baptists burn more slowly. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #466112
#94. When anybody tells you something about writing, somebody will tell you something completely different and they will also be right - Author: Melvyn Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #454084
#95. My theory is this; I'm not a political songwriter. I'm an honest songwriter. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #418951
#96. That's what I'm about
getting engaged. Too many people don't wade in the mud with the politicians. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #416941
#97. Passion is something you really don't miss, after it has cooled. It is like looking at an empty bottle on the side of the road and thinking, "Boy, I wish I had a Coke." The loves you miss are the ones that go away when they are still warm, even hot, to the touch. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #398237
#98. West Virginia is among the nation's leaders in military service, in killed in action, in medals for valor. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #389351
#99. I'm trying to make a case for those people who don't have a sense of belonging that they should have, that there is something really worthwhile in having a sense of belonging, and recasting and looking at our modern history. - Author: Billy Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #374295
#100. I don't know anything about wars. I don't think even the most erudite scholars do. I think you have to fight one, to know it. - Author: Rick Bragg
Bragg's Quotes #353961

Famous Authors

Popular Topics