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#1. He'd never thought of beauty as a form of power, but that's the way Piper had seemed - powerful. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#2. I'd broken into his house, but he'd somehow broken into me, cracked me wide open, exposing me to so much more of life than what had existed before. And - Author: Kylie Scott
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#3. Most of what I listen to now is mainstream jazz from 1935 right up to and including early bebop and cool jazz. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#4. I discovered who I was when I discovered God. You are just like your father God. - Author: Myles Munroe
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#5. When you're working in front of an audience, you have incentive to excel. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#6. One of my earliest memories ... I knew three full verses of the Star Spangled Banner when I was seven or eight years old. And one of the nuns discovered this phenomenon and I was actually sent around from classroom to classroom to do the whole thing. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#7. Dave Van Ronk, for those who don't know him - probably most don't know - was a folk singer. He's kind of the biggest person on the scene in 1961 in the folk revival in Greenwich Village, biggest person on the scene until Bob Dylan showed up. - Author: Ethan Coen
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#8. Now you know about it, and you can do whatever you want to it. - Author: Erin Morgenstern
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#9. There is an apprenticeship system in jazz. You teach the young ones. So even if the musicians weren't personally that likable, they felt an obligation to help the younger musicians. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#10. Honesty is the cruelest game of all, because not only can you hurt someone - and hurt them to the bone - you can feel self-righteous about it at the same time. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#11. And then adds with a laugh, 'but in retrospect I think he may have been more sophisticated than we were.' - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#12. The whole art of making experiments in chemistry is founded on the principle: we must always suppose an exact equality or equation between the principles of the body examined and those of the products of its analysis. - Author: Antoine Lavoisier
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#13. They basically said that if I didn't show up for school they'd mark me present, they wouldn't send the truant officer after me. At 16 I enrolled in something called continuing education. Once a month I'd go out to Jamaica, but I didn't take it seriously. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#14. If I do a piece in my living room, if I practice it - and I have the tapes to prove this - it's not going to be as good as doing the same piece in front of an audience. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#15. Just give me a good role that allows me to hone my craft, and I am a pretty happy camper. - Author: Jimmy Smits
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#16. Sometimes you have to forget your principles and do what's right. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#17. A major difficulty in translation is that a word in one language seldom has a precise equivalent in another one. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#18. Mutual forbearance and reciprocal concessions: thro' their agency the Union was established - the patriotic spirit from which they emanated will forever sustain it. - Author: Martin Van Buren
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#19. If there was ever any truth to the trickle-down theory, the only evidence of it I've ever seen was in that period of 1960 to 1965. All of sudden they were handing out major label recording contracts like they were coming in Cracker Jack boxes. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#20. Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with soaking joy. But sometimes, under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots, keeping itself alive. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#21. I'm a very, very stubborn man. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#22. A more truthful perception may be seen from the perspective of the whole - what we really are, beyond names, roles, education, religion and other information added to our true nature. - Author: Ilchi Lee
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#23. You can't be afraid of failure and you can't be afraid of success, because either one gets in the way of your work. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#24. If you look at music, you see theme, variation, you see symmetry, asymmetry, you see structure, and these are related to skills in the real world. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#25. In the early 1970s. 1971, '72. The rooms were closing down, record labels weren't signing acoustic acts any more. Although they had been pretty much been getting out of that for some time before that. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#26. Most blues don't have a beginning, middle, or end. You just cut a couple slices of blues. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#27. If it can't be done in bed, it's not worth doing. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#28. By the mid-70s, I wanted to get out of the business. I was tired anyway. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#29. I think I have more in common with a carpenter than you might think. We're putting things together. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#30. My uncle and my grandfather both worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#31. Away with you, water, destruction of wine! - Author: Catullus
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#32. It's the greatest show on earth. It's unbelievable. - Author: Ric Flair
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#33. What's funny in 'The Mayor of MacDougal Street' is how Dave Van Ronk talks a lot about the time and how exciting it was and how electric it was. - Author: Oscar Isaac
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#34. I'm an exhibitionist, I was an exhibitionist as a kid. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#35. Ian and Sylvia, who, when you got right down to it, were essentially country and western singers. I just recorded his Four Strong Winds. It's a wonderful song. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#36. During the feminist seventies men were caught between a rock and a hard-on; in the fathering eighties they are caught between good hugs and bad hugs. - Author: Florence King
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#37. If you asked anybody in my family, they would have very stridently proclaimed themselves middle class. My mother and father were separated, so he doesn't count. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#38. I cut myself off from the mainstream of jazz. It stood me in good stead later on, as a musician. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#39. I don't think I went a year or so without a record between 1959 and 1979, sometimes two. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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#40. God has a way of telling you when to change your strings. - Author: Dave Van Ronk
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