1966 Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 88 Quotes About 1966

#1. I WOULD NOT HAVE RETURNED TO this year of 1966 if I had not experienced one of those life-changing encounters on the road that rise up periodically to let us know that fate remains inexorable in its utter strangeness and its capacity for astonishment. At - Author: Pat Conroy
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#2. You don't bless what you love ... It's when you want to love and you can't manage it. You stretch out your hands and you say God forgive me that I can't love but bless this thing anyway ... We have to bless what we hate ... It would be better to love, but that's not always possible. - Author: Graham Greene
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#3. Why be bothered with other people's set-ups? it only leads to torture. - Author: Bob Dylan
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#4. They just elected me Mis Phonograph Record of 1966. They discovered my measurements were 33 1/2, 45, 78! - Author: Phyllis Diller
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#5. Even before I was discovered in 1966, I used to make my own clothes. I learned how to sew early on, and it's still my passion now. I constantly have ideas in my head about clothes so jumped at the chance to do my own collection and am very hands-on. Everything I design, I wear and I love. - Author: Twiggy
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#6. My idea for peace in the Middle East is to go back to the 1966 line, but to build even more houses for the Palestinians, who are a poor people. - Author: Frank Carson
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#7. My only real claim to fame is that I was southern England show-jumping champion in 1966. The day after my father died, 'Horse & Hound' magazine tipped me as a future Olympic champion, and I took it seriously. You can only really enjoy something if you take it seriously. - Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
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#8. The first transatlantic cable was not laid until 1956, and it could transmit only 36 calls at any one time. As late as 1966, only 138 simultaneous calls could take place between Europe and all of North America, - Author: Michael Strong
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#9. Born in 1966, I came of age at the dawn of a revolution. The past was gone; we would move on and get over it! - Author: Deborah Copaken Kogan
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#10. In 1966 I became president of the British Computer Society. - Author: Lord Mountbatten
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#11. With your silhouette when the sunlight dims
Into your eyes where the moonlight swims,
And your match-book songs and your gypsy hymns,
Who among them would try to impress you?
-Bob Dylan, "Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands" (1966) - Author: Bob Dylan
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#12. The fearful happenings of the second game need not be lingered over, being now as well known as the circumstances surrounding the fall of Troy. Until the gods began their heavy-handed meddling, it was a fine, fast game, with the Dodgers having somewhat the better of it. - Author: Roger Angell
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#13. The first band I saw were Mike Sheridan and The Nightriders, in their brown mohair suits, in 1966. - Author: Jeff Lynne
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#14. In a brief court proceeding in 1966 the boy's mother had her son declared legally dead so she could enter into possession of Edward Corcoran's savings account. The account contained a sum of sixteen dollars. - Author: Stephen King
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#15. In a series of articles beginning on Oct. 2, 1966, I wrote about the long-forgotten history of the Liberty Tree. To call attention to how obscure the site had become, I interviewed waitresses at the Essex Delicatessen below the plaque on Washington Street. None knew what the Liberty Tree was. - Author: Ronald Kessler
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#16. I am a teacher, and I am proud of it. At Cornell University I have taught primarily undergraduates, and indeed almost every year since 1966 have taught first-year general chemistry. - Author: Roald Hoffmann
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#17. In 1966, I attended Marquette University and graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1970. I received my doctorate in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where I wrote my dissertation on William Faulkner's early novels. - Author: Laurence Yep
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#18. When I was playing with Bob Dylan in, like, 1966, I was, like, 20 years old. - Author: Robbie Robertson
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#19. In the summer of 1966, I went to Mississippi to be in the heart of the civil-rights movement, helping people who had been thrown off the farms or taken off the welfare roles for registering to vote. While working there, I met the civil-rights lawyer I later married - we became an interracial couple. - Author: Alice Walker
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#20. I love the UFC. I love it. If they had had that back when I was coming up, in 1966, it would have been my sport. Man, I love it. And you know what? Nobody would have pulled the rope-a-dope on me. - Author: George Foreman
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#21. The central signified, the original or transcendental signified, is never absolutely present outside a system of differences. The absence of the transcendental signified extends the domain and the interplay of signification ad infinitum. - Author: Jacques Derrida
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#22. I've always been interested in the office. I was a secretary a long time ago, and I've always been into paperwork. My first secretarial job was 1965 or 1966. - Author: Natalie Cole
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#23. Bonnie and Clyde became not just a big hit, but a movie that went through young audiences like a first slug of Scotch. It affected clothes, talk, manners. Though set in the thirties it had the feeling of 1966, the most dangerous moment in American young people remembered. - Author: Edward Jay Epstein
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#24. When, in 1966, I progressed to The Frost Report, I was paid ten guineas a minute. I was guaranteed three minutes a week, so this was good money. - Author: Eric Idle
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#25. Since 1966, hundreds of books have been published that follow murderers along their paths of destruction. Every serial killer, it seems, now has a biographer or two. - Author: Eric Schlosser
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#26. On the morning of January 17, 1966, a real-life dirty bomb crisis occurred over Palomares, Spain. A Strategic Air Command bomber flying with four armed hydrogen Bombs - with yields between 70 kilotons and 1.45 megatons - collided midair with a refueling tanker over the Spanish countryside. - Author: Annie Jacobsen
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#27. Opponents of legal birth control, including abortion, have tried for decades to play the race card, saying that legal abortion is racist. What they ignore is that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. accepted the Margaret Sanger Award from Planned Parenthood in 1966. - Author: Karen DeCrow
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#28. This line of research continued when I went, and brought my research group with me, to the new University of California, Irvine campus in 1966 to become the founding Dean of the School of Physical Sciences. - Author: Frederick Reines
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#29. We are rapidly entering the age of no privacy, where everyone is open to surveillance at all times; where there are no secrets from government.
[Osborn v. United States, 385 U.S. 323, 341 (1966) (dissenting)] - Author: William O. Douglas
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#30. Well, I tried to get a record deal in 1966 or '67, and everyone thought I was too eclectic. - Author: Carly Simon
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#32. Hey, fellas! How about this for a headline for tomorrow's paper? 'French Fries!'"
Convicted murderer James French to members of the press who were witnesses at his execution by the State of Oklahoma in the electric chair in 1966. - Author: James French
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#33. It's much easier for me to say that, the kind of music I didn't listen to was pretty much that. I mean everything, from jazz to classical to popular. And Tibetan horns were a great part of it in 1966, '67. - Author: David Bowie
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#34. Anyone graduating from medical school in 1966 had first to fulfill military service before launching a career. Fiercely opposed to the Vietnam War, I sought to avoid it through an assignment to the Public Health Service. - Author: Harold E. Varmus
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#35. I kind of disguise my limitations by hanging out with very talented people. The excitement of the collision between the microphone-twirling guy from 1966 to now is just a fantastic adventure. There aren't many of us left and I've managed to kind of cover my tracks pretty good. - Author: Robert Plant
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#36. But, based on my friendship with Evie as young mothers, I started going on freedom rides in 1966. - Author: June Jordan
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#37. The profits were staggering. In 1966, a Chicago landlord told a court that on a single property he had made $42,500 in rent but paid only $2,400 in maintenance. When accused of making excessive profits, the landlord simply replied, "That's why I bought the building. - Author: Matthew Desmond
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#38. 1966 and 1968 were a world removed from each other in the political and cultural life of the United States ... - Author: Joan Didion
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#39. 'SMiLE' is perhaps the Beach Boys' most legendary album. It was recorded in 1966 and 1967 but only saw a formal release in 2011. That's a long time to wait for what was said to be Brian Wilson's masterpiece. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#40. So easy now that Elder Sister has explained to her what all young girls in houses are taught - that with care and meticulous acting and tears of pretended pain and fear, and the final modest telltale stains cautiously placed, a girl can, if necessary, be virgin ten times for ten different men. - Author: James Clavell
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#41. Establishment. In 1966, the Dutch geologist M. G. Rutten could write, in a charmingly antiquated style that has passed forever from the scientific journals: - Author: Nick Lane
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#42. In framing a system which we wish to last for ages, we shd. not lose sight of the changes which ages will produce. [James Madison in the U.S. Constitutional Convention, June 26, 1787. The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, ed. Max Farrand (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966), 1:422.] - Author: James Madison
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#43. Social psychologist argued that even severe mental illness was the result of society labeling unusual behavior rather than of biochemical processes. - Author: Thomas J. Scheff
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#44. In 1966, NASA took over in space, and it has been a bureaucratic mess ever since. - Author: Chuck Yeager
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#45. I wrote a number of pieces in the year 1966 that were so bad that, although I'm a great collector of my own pieces, I have never collected them. - Author: Tom Wolfe
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#46. My intention still is to write a play to commemorate, possibly rather skeptically, the 50th anniversary of the Russian revolution. I started it at the beginning of 1966, but confronted with the enormous importance and reality of that revolution, I absolutely boggle. I don't know what to do about it. - Author: Tom Stoppard
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#47. I have only been here since 1996 but between 1966 and 1996 England had thirty years without foreign players and didn't win any more competitions in that time. - Author: Arsene Wenger
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#48. I myself was born in Sacramento, California in 1966. - Author: Sarah Zettel
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#49. Gods are like people. They believe anything if you tell them right way. - Author: James Clavell
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#50. The only advantage to being a middle-aged man is that when you put on a jacket and tie, you're the Scary Dad. Never mind that no one has had an actually scary dad since 1966. The visceral fear remains. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#51. The Disneyland installation of "its a small world" opened in 1966, and currently features 297 dolls and 256 toys representing six continents and singing the famous song in five languages. - Author: The Imagineers
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#52. What was I like in 1966? I was 19 years old, very confident, and life was a big adventure. - Author: Diana Quick
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#53. In the '50s, audiences accepted a level of artifice that the audiences in 1966 would chuckle at. And the audiences of 1978 would chuckle at what the audience of 1966 said was okay, too. The trick is to try to be way ahead of that curve, so they're not chuckling at your movies 20 years down the line. - Author: Quentin Tarantino
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#54. I tried to pay some small tribute to A Man and a Woman (1966) with the recurring musical theme. - Author: Dwight Yoakam
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#55. I had spent the summer of 1966 working at MIT in the group that was the MIT component of the Multics effort. - Author: Brian Kernighan
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#56. When dreams become more important than reality, you give up travel, building, creating; you even forget how to repair the machines left behind by your ancestors. You just sit living and reliving other lives left behind in the thought records.
Vina, "The Menagerie" ("The Cage"), Star Trek, 1966 - Author: Gene Roddenberry
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#57. As a member of the New York Senate from 1966 to 1989, I voted 12 times to establish the death penalty in New York ... I regret my votes in favor of the death penalty. - Author: John R. Dunne
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#58. Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat, mother an American artist. Educated at various schools all over the world. 1958 Settled down to live in London. 1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children. No formal training. - Author: Fay Godwin
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#59. Organized Satanism was born in San Francisco on April 30, 1966. - Author: Stephen Leather
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#60. Until as recently as November of 1966, I had complete faith in the Warren Report. Of course, my faith in the Report was grounded in ignorance, since I had never read it. - Author: Jim Garrison
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#61. In preparation for a career in academic medicine, I worked as a medical house officer at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital from 1966 to 1968 and then joined Ira Pastan's laboratory at the National Institutes of Health as a Clinical Associate. - Author: Harold E. Varmus
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#62. I have been a Republican since 1966. - Author: Arlen Specter
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#63. I remember the dark days when, thanks to 1966's 'Batman' with Adam West, comics were considered the ugly stepchild of popular culture. - Author: Marc Guggenheim
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#64. I think my top salary was maybe in 1966. I made $17,000 and 11 of that came from selling other players' equipment. - Author: Bob Uecker
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#65. Wilmington, Del. (AP) June 14, 1966 - A fire that destroyed the city's oldest Negro church has led to the discovery of a wild slave narrative that highlights a little-known era of American history. The First United - Author: James McBride
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#66. I have a beautiful address book a friend gave me in 1966. I literally cannot open it again. Ever. It sits on the shelf with over a hundred names crossed out. What is there to say? There are no words. I'll never understand why it happened to us. - Author: Jerry Herman
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#67. When my dad came here, he came on a scholarship in the late '60s, and he went to Mississippi State. My dad is not a large man. So there's a little Taiwanese guy walking around Mississippi in, like, 1966, and I cannot imagine what that must have been like. - Author: Kelvin Yu
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#68. From 1958 to 1966, I was in exile. I just wandered around teaching, waiting for an offer from Harvard. - Author: Sheldon Lee Glashow
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#69. News conference in Chicago, where he apologized for the above statement, which was accepted by the Vatican. (11 August 1966) - Author: John Lennon
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#70. Burton Cummings joining the Guess Who in January 1966 changed my life forever. It's been a rocky affiliation, no doubt. One journalist once described our relationship as the longest running soap opera in Canadian history. That may be a bit oversimplified. - Author: Randy Bachman
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#71. If you're a sailor, best not know how to swim. Swimming only prolongs the inevitable - if the sea wants you and your time has come. - Author: James Clavell
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#72. In 1966, I bought my parents a carriage clock for their silver wedding anniversary. It was last wound 30 years later, in December 1996, the month my father died. - Author: Clive Sinclair
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#73. My proudest moments are beating Ferrari for the World Championship in 1965, and working with Ford to win Le Mans in 1966 and 1967. - Author: Carroll Shelby
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#74. It was 1966 by the time I started taking pictures seriously and books, newspapers and magazines of the time were full of great pictures that helped to inspire me. - Author: Fay Godwin
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#75. Politics, he tells him, is the greatest spectator sport in America. In 1966, Ronald Reagan used a different metaphor. "Politics," he said, "is just like show business."1 Although - Author: Neil Postman
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#76. If someone were to ask me for a short cut to sensuality, I would suggest he go shopping for a used 427 Shelby-Cobra. But it is only fair to warn you that of the 300 guys who switched to them in 1966, only two went back to women. - Author: Mort Sahl
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#77. I think the people from Mississippi ought to come to Chicago to learn how to hate. Martin Luther King, Jr. after the violent reception he received in Chicago in 1966. - Author: Rick Perlstein
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#78. Of course I love you, So let's have a kid. Who will say exactly What its parents did; "Of course I love you, So let's have a kid. Who will say exactly What its parents did; 'Of course I love you, So let's have a kid Who will say exactly What its parents did -'" Et cetera. -NOBLE CLAGGETT (1947-1966) - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#79. Just after graduation in 1966, like many of my contemporaries, I applied for research training at the National Institutes of Health. Perhaps because his wife was a poet, Ira Pastan agreed to take me into his laboratory, despite my lack of scientific credentials. - Author: Harold E. Varmus
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#80. I just went to Times Square and the underground movies, sometimes three a day. I did get my education. But I really believed then, in 1966, they would not have allowed me to make any of the movies I made. Today, you could make a snuff movie at NYU and get an A. - Author: John Waters
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#81. My name is Natasha Trethewey, and I was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, in 1966, exactly 100 years to the day that Mississippi celebrated the first Confederate Memorial Day, April 26, 1866. - Author: Natasha Trethewey
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#82. It is well documented that I am a lifelong football fan. My love of the British game started with the 1966 World Cup. - Author: Alisher Usmanov
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#83. From 1966 to 1970 I served as Chairman of the New Haven City Plan Commission. - Author: James Tobin
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#84. I just pretty much love from 1966 to 1972, that's my time. I think everything that needs to be said was said within that time. That's just a subjective thing, as well. - Author: Paul Weller
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#85. One thing I longed to do was to design a complete look, from head to toe, so I started a make-up line in 1966. - Author: Mary Quant
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#86. I have known Harold Ford Jr. since before he was born, in that his father was my driver in the 1966 governor's race, and has remained a friend of mine all these years. - Author: John Jay Hooker
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#87. The summer of 1966, I hitch-hiked alone for two months all over Europe instead of working on a farm in Spain. It was a big game to see how much I could see on $400. This got me hooked on traveling. - Author: Peter Menzel
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#88. When I was born here in Gulfport in 1966, my parents' interracial marriage was still illegal, and it was very hard to drive around town with my parents, to be out in public with my parents. - Author: Natasha Trethewey
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