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#1. Whether the issue was black political power or nuclear power, Scott-Heron didn't mince words. His comeback record, 'I'm New Here,' doesn't mince words either, but instead of political battles, these songs suggest he's fighting personal ones. - Author: Will Hermes
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#2. In a snowfall that covers the winter grass a white heron uses his own whiteness to disappear. - Author: Dogen
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#3. Love is when you find something so great, so ... necessary, that it becomes more important to you than your own goals, than your own life - not because your life has no meaning without it, but because it gives your life a meaning it never had before. - Author: Dan Wells
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#4. A stilted heron labored up into the air and pounded down the river. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#5. I am in the lineage of Gil Scott-Heron, great activist-type artists. But I'm also in the lineage of a Miles Davis - you know, that liked nice things also. - Author: Kanye West
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#6. A lot of folks are so busy trying to get their groceries together that they don't have time to do research. I have time. Maybe that's the main difference. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#7. In his old life, the answer would have been easy: He'd have just put a gun to Vin's head and dragged the fucker to the altar. Now? He needed to be a little more civilized. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#8. The Bishop has a skin, God knows,
Wrinkled like the foot of a goose,
(All find safety in the tomb.)
Nor can he hide in holy black
The heron's hunch upon his back,
But a birch-tree stood my Jack ... - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#9. Emily Williamson never thought she would find commitment so liberating, that her conviction to her cause could promote such happiness within her. She stands in the London sunshine, watching Mrs. Phillips model as a heron, and she feels nothing but gratitude and wonder at the beauty of life. - Author: Helen Humphreys
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#10. I learnt early on that your audience take the songs in the way they want to rather than the way you might want them too. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#11. Schedule? I have no schedule. There is no hurry. I work when I want to. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#12. America .. the international Jekyll and Hyde ... the land of a thousand disguises, sneaks up on you but rarely surprises - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#13. The upshot here is that Gil Scott-Heron is still a warrior, even if the front lines have moved. He's made a record not without hope but which doesn't come with any easy or comforting answers. In that way, the man is clearly still committed to speaking the truth. - Author: Will Hermes
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#14. Not to say surprise no. Too smooth by half I've always thought him. - Author: Heron Carvic
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#15. I never know the heron as it flies at first. What is the slow, wide-winged figure in the sky? Then I see it, like a word in a foreign language, like seeing one's own name written in a strange alphabet and recognizing it, I say it: the heron. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#16. You never cared enough to be Black - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#17. I tour more than I need to, more than is good for you. But it's my favorite part of music. I much prefer it to studio work. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#18. When I discovered Gil Scott-Heron, I discovered a musical hero, a man who spoke baritone truth to power over jazzy funk at a time when funky music was primarily about shake, shake, shaking your booty. - Author: Will Hermes
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#19. The revolution that takes place in your head, nobody will ever see that. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#20. Oftentimes, the way it seems to be is that our artists in particular point themselves out as spokesmen for a certain constituency in a community, and thereby place themselves in that vulnerable position. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#21. Everything that's bad for you catches on too quickly in America, because that's the easiest thing to get people to invest in, the pursuits that are easy and destructive, the ones that bring out the least positive aspects of people. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#22. This morning
the beautiful white heron
was floating along above the water
and then into the sky of this
the one world
we all belong to
where everything
sooner or later
is a part of everything else
which thought made me feel
for a little while
quite beautiful myself. - Author: Mary Oliver
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#23. You give all your brightness away
And it only makes you brighter. - Author: Mike Heron
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#24. As for money - when I have it, it's great. When I don't, I go get some. I've been a dishwasher, a gardener, a cleaner. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#25. Mr Blawke always reminded me of a heron; I'm not sure why. Something to do with a sense of rapacious stillness, perhaps, and also the aura of one who knows time is on his side. - Author: Iain Banks
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#26. You see, revolution sounds like something that happens, like turning on the light switch, but actually it's moving a large obstacle, and a lot of folks' efforts to push it in one direction or the other have to combine. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#27. Our accomplishments show what kind of people we are. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#28. America has not produced a more salient political musician than Gil Scott-Heron. - Author: Adam Mansbach
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#29. I was one of the first three black students to go to an all-white school in Tennessee. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#30. When somebody's too smooth like he is, then somebody else is going to get the rough of it I always say. - Author: Heron Carvic
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#31. If ever there was an avian candidate for psychotherapy, the male blue heron is our nominee. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#32. You can have a poem like "B-Movie" and sum up thirty conversations that people have had on the subject, but I wrote it down, and other people didn't. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#33. I don't think people in power have the potential to do anything like that to me. I feel as though as long as our music is available, folks are going to hear it. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#34. Every once in a while, you live long enough to get the respect that people didn't want to give while you were trying to become a senior citizen. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#35. Staring down at his napkin, he resembled a scruffy heron. Tempest, - Author: Robert Galbraith
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#36. Colour is not the issue in America; class is. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#37. Knowing themselves to be faultless, they make it their mission to detect the myriad faults in others, against which they wage incessant tongue. - Author: Heron Carvic
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#38. The queen was settling on the edge of the bed, ungainly with hesitation and at the same time exquisite in her grace, like a heron landing in a treetop. - Author: Megan Whalen Turner
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#39. We shouldn't sleep together. Sleeping is bad. Sex is good, sleeping together is something else. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#40. If you listen to 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,' by Gil Scott-Heron, that album is dripping with rage. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#41. Music has the power to make me feel good like nothing else does. It gives me some peace for a while. Takes me back to who I really am. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#42. Your life has to consist of more than 'Black people should unite.' You hope they do, but not twenty-four hours a day. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#43. How heron comes It is a negligence of the mind not to notice how at dusk heron comes to the pond and stands there in his death robes, perfect servant of the system, hungry, his eyes full of attention, his wings pure light - Author: Mary Oliver
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#44. I think that the more people who speak out, and say things and take stands on positions that will better our community, the better off each and every other individual artist or otherwise, will be. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#45. More and more," said Heron, reaching a distance about ten feet away from him, and slowly circling to the side. "Kira, sweetie, I'm going to murder your dad. - Author: Dan Wells
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#46. The way you get to know yourself is by the expressions on other people's faces, because that's the only thing that you can see, unless you carry a mirror about. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#47. Gray Man. The Gray Man was created by Sarah Orne Jewett and appeared in "The Gray Man" (A White Heron and Other Stories, 1886). Jewett also created Lady Ferry. "The Gray Man" is one of Jewett's best supernatural short stories, which means it is very good indeed. - Author: Jess Nevins
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#48. If someone comes to you and asks for help, and you can help them, you're supposed to help them. Why wouldn't you? You have been put in the position somehow to be able to help this person. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#49. The revolution will be no re-run brothers,
The revolution will be live. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#50. home is where the hated is - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#51. All the dreams you show up in are not your own. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#52. Twice and twice shall he be marked
twice to live, and twice to die.
Once the heron, to set his path.
Twice the heron, to name him true.
Once the Dragon, for remembrance lost.
Twice the Dragon, for the price he must pay. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#53. If you aren't having no fun, die, because you're running a worthless program, far as I'm concerned. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#54. You have to learn and keep learning. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#55. If you're supposed to be doing something, the spirits will come and help you. They have helped me out with lines I shouldn't have known, chords I shouldn't have known. Every once in a while I get lines from somewhere, and I think, I better write this down. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#56. Like the air-invested heron, great persons should conduct themselves; and the higher they be, the less they should show. - Author: Philip Sidney
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#57. Lynx stood and raced to the camp. "Attend to our injured!" She unsheathed a machete and made for Hare's killer.
Heron grabbed her wrist. "Wait. He's still conscious."
"Then he will feel my machete," she replied, voice like ice. - Author: Gwynn White
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#58. I was a piano player before I was a poet. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#59. The first revolution is when you change your mind - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#60. And I rose
In a rainy autumn
And walked abroad in shower of all my days
High tide and the heron dived when I took the road
Over the border
And the gates
Of the town closed as the town awoke. - Author: Dylan Thomas
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#61. You know what has made me the happiest I've ever been? Seeing my son and daughter graduate from college. More than wanting them to be educated, I wanted them to be nice people. To see that they have become both is just a wonderful thing. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#62. If we meet somebody who has never made a mistake, lets help them start a religion. Until then, were just going to meet other humans and help to make each other better. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#63. Maybe the Snowy Heron is going to come off pretty badly when the planes come together. Maybe. But he's still proud and beautiful. His head is high, and he's got this sharp beak that's facing out to the world.
He's okay for now. - Author: Gary D. Schmidt
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#64. I thought that some of my best records was when there wasn't a lot of work being done on it, like 'Winter in America' and 'Secrets' and when there weren't a whole lot of people in the studios. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#65. I was a better writer when I was teaching. I was constantly going over the basics and constantly reminding myself, as I reminded my students, what made a good story, a good poem. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#66. You should be able to do anything you can afford as an adult. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#67. In a shadowy place something white flew up. It was a heron, and it went away over the dark treetops. William Wallace followed it with his eyes and Brucie clapped his hands, but Virgil gave a sigh, as if he knew that when you go looking for what is lost, everything is a sign.
("The Wide Net") - Author: Eudora Welty
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#68. I try not to take people who haven't really thought out what they're doing too seriously. I try not to let them get in the way of what I feel I need to do. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#69. I've always had questions about what it meant to be a protester, to be in the minority. Are the people who are trying to find peace, who are trying to have the Constitution apply to everybody, are they really the radicals? We're not protesting from the outside. We're inside. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#70. I am honestly not sure how capable I am of love. And I'm not sure why. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#71. I don't suspect that in many instances the artists who are dedicated in that fashion to the progress of that community are as well protected by the community as might be necessary. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#72. Every show that sells out is like a hero's welcome for me. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#73. She [Justice Sandra Day O'Connor], unlike, Judge Bork, did not think that being on the court would be an "intellectual feast," to quote Judge [Robert Heron] Bork. - Author: Joe Biden
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#74. Creativity is the Blue Heron within us waiting to fly; through her imagination, all things become possible. - Author: Nadia Janice Brown
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#75. I would say if you are familiar with our history and the history of our art and literature that you see a clear cut pattern of people wanting to contribute, not only artistically, but in some practical purpose, for the benefits of the community. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#76. So we've written a saga," he said. "The Saga of Hal and the Heron Brotherband." "Oh Gorlog help us," Hal muttered. - Author: John Flanagan
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#77. I found my grandmother dead. It shook me up. I got up to make her breakfast, and I knew it was strange that she wasn't stirring. I went in to wake her, and she was laying in rigor mortis, and I'm done. I called next door, and the kid picked up the phone, and I was so wild, he dropped it. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#78. With Saint Heron, I really wanted to celebrate and continue to cultivate the community for genre-defying R&B artists. - Author: Solange Knowles
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#79. I cannot afford to watch Fox News. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#80. The one thing I'm really excited about is that the Saint Heron shop is not grounded in just fashion and clothing. We have connected with artists and artisans in every landscape. - Author: Solange Knowles
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#81. It may be crazy, but I'm the closest thing I have to a voice of reason. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#82. Nobody can do everything, but everybody can do something. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#83. A good poet feels what his community feels.
Like if you stub your toe, the rest of your body hurts. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#84. I am not made for despair - Author: Lian Hearn
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#85. Well, I grew up on the blues, man! - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#86. Man is a complex being: he makes deserts bloom - and lakes die. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#87. I am a black man dedicated to expression; expression of the joy and pride of blackness. I consider myself neither poet, composer, or musician. These are merely tools used by sensitive men to carve out a piece of beauty or truth that they hope may lead to peace and salvation. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#88. You will not be able to stay home, brother./You will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out./You will not be able to lose yourself on skag and skip,/Skip out for beer during commercials,/Because the revolution will not be televised. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#89. MADELEINE HERON stared with unfocused eyes at the gleaming gray coffin that held the body of her husband. - Author: S.K. Epperson
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#90. My songs were always about the tone of voice rather than the words. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#91. I don't see any independent position that I'm in; it's rather inter-dependent. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#92. Turn around, turn around, turn around
And you may come full circle
And be new here again - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#93. God comes to each of us in the form we can best perceive Him. To you, just now, He was a heron. To someone else, He might come as a flower or even a breeze. - Author: Richard Zimler
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#94. Womenfolk raised me, and I was full-grown before I knew I came from a broken home. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#95. I had long wondered," Lan said to Tam. "About the man who had given Rand that heron-marked blade. I wondered if he had truly earned it. Now I know." Lan raised his own sword in salute. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#96. I find it not just strange but almost ridiculous that people could take a song like the one I was doing and interpret it is corroding anything. Folks have the feeling that oftentimes if you don't talk about something it will go away. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#97. I don't mind being criticized. I enjoy being criticized personally, not by rumor. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#98. Blue Heron Biotechnology, - Author: Peter H. Diamandis
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#99. Words are important for the mind, but the notes are for the soul. - Author: Gil Scott-Heron
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#100. The larks were singing everywhere, a heron flew past, the sky was so high in the trees were wrestling all around the house and the light-- could you catch the light and hug it tight and take it inside you? - Author: Nescio
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