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#1. When you're an artist, you're expected to describe yourself in interviews every day in five words. - Author: Halsey
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#2. If you want to go anywhere in modern war, in the air, on the sea, on the land, you must have command of the air. - Author: William Halsey
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#3. The American family is failing in its job of turning out stable human beings ... It is failing because Americans do not dare to cultivate in themselves those characteristics which would make family life creative and rewarding. To do so, would ruin them financially. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#4. There are no great men, only ordinary men, who have met extraordinary challenges. - Author: William Halsey
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#5. Identity is not found, the way Pharaoh's daughter found Moses in the bulrushes. Identity is built. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#6. So many people are concerned with being the perfect 'something.' Whether it's the perfect singer, the perfect sexy girl, or the perfect feminist. I don't want to be the perfect anything. - Author: Halsey
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#7. My EP, 'Room 93,' was all about isolation - it was based on the idea of being in a hotel room and being totally alone with yourself or that other person. - Author: Halsey
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#8. The idea of 'Badlands' was creating a space with sound, which is a really difficult thing to do. - Author: Halsey
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#9. My mom has every issue of 'Billboard' I've ever been in. - Author: Halsey
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#10. I'm not going to present myself one way all the time just because it will make me sell best. - Author: Halsey
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#11. That's one thing the musicians don't remember: you don't choose your demographic - they choose you. - Author: Halsey
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#12. The Marine Corps has just been called by the New York Times, 'The elite of this country.' I think it is the elite of the world. - Author: William Halsey
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#13. Living in England, provincial England, must be like being married to a stupid but exquisitely beautiful wife. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#14. I'm 21 years old, and it's kind of uncomfortable for me to talk about, but I'm in the 1 percent as far as my income and tax bracket. But now that I'm here, there's no amount of money you can wave in front of my face that will make me understand depriving people of human rights. - Author: Halsey
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#15. I write songs very quickly, so the 20 minutes of joy I get out of writing a song doesn't compare to the two months of joy I get engaging with the people who like my music. - Author: Halsey
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#16. Being a musician, people ask you a lot about what musicians inspire you, and there's plenty of musicians that I love and respect, but I think that I'm the most inspired by cinema. - Author: Halsey
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#17. I'm a musician with a very unique mental state, I suppose. I'm agoraphobic. I'm scared to leave my house. I haven't been alone in, like, two years. I'm either with my boyfriend or my assistant, my manager or my tour manager. I won't go anywhere by myself; I'm too terrified. - Author: Halsey
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#18. The crucial disadvantage of aggression, competitiveness and skepticism as national characteristics is that these qualities cannot be turned off at five o'clock. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#19. The integration of the Negro into American society is one of the most exciting challenges to self-development and self-mastery that any nation of people ever faced. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#20. Listening to Britons dining out is like watching people play first-class tennis with imaginary balls. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#21. American business, while it does not frown on helping the human race, frowns on people who start right in helping the human race without first proving that they can sell things to it. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#22. I think escapism is something artists write about pretty frequently - it's something everyone can relate to, the concept of wanting something more, wanting to find solace, wanting to have something better. - Author: Halsey
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#23. Money does not corrupt people. What corrupts people is lack of affection ... Money is simply the bandage which wounded people put over their wounds. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#24. I made up 'Badlands'; anything I say, goes. I came to realize I was materializing a metaphor for my mental state. - Author: Halsey
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#25. He must have had a magnificent build before his stomach went in for a career of its own. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#26. It is a waste of time to ask more of people than they have to give. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#27. The only way not to worry about the race problem is to be doing something about it yourself. When you are, natural human vanity makes you feel that now the thing is in good hands. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#28. Used to ride with him to Brooklyn, Lewis and Halsey, co chocolate thai, vernon style and burn it down - Author: Nas
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#29. A guitar can be so human, so sorrowful, so angry, and I wanted to figure out how to achieve that vibe without having to actually use guitars, because 'Badlands' is a very futuristic record - and making it that in an era of futuristic music is a really hard thing to do! - Author: Halsey
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#30. I used to work at a punk venue in Pennsylvania because I wanted to be near music. - Author: Halsey
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#31. Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#32. Before Guadalcanal the enemy advanced at his pleasure - after Guadalcanal he retreated at ours. - Author: Halsey
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#33. If you embark on a project as magnificent in concept as the brotherhood of man, it is foolish not to anticipate difficulties of proportionate magnificence. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#34. It is possible to eat English piecrust, whatever you may think at first. The English eat it, and when they stand up and walk away, they are hardly bent over at all. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#35. I'm used to packing up and leaving, to condensing myself into a digestible version because people don't have much time to get to know me. - Author: Halsey
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#36. I want to be treated like a musician. - Author: Halsey
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#37. People around me like me the best when I'm depressed because I'm a bit more passive. - Author: Halsey
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#38. I wake up every day and think about what I am to other people. What I am to the people I employ, who depend on me to wake up and do my job that day and keep this career going? I think about what I am to the kids who listen to my music and all the other people involved in this project. - Author: Halsey
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#39. Every time I think I've touched bottom as far as boredom is concerned, new vistas of ennui open up. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#40. You have to realize the white-supremacy boys are spoiled children. 'I want my way,' they scream, and like all spoiled children, they advance no justification for it except that it is their way. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#41. I don't want to be 'Halsey: America's Sweetheart,' or 'Halsey: Bad Girl.' If you can sum up my career in a clickbait headline, I've done something wrong. - Author: Halsey
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#42. There are dozens of ways of failing to make money. It is one thing to fail to make money because your single talent happens to be a flair amounting to genius for translating the plays of Aristophanes. It is quite another thing to fail to make money because you are black, or a child, or a woman. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#43. I like writing about places, about people and environments. When I create a world, it lets me go in and define the details of that world. - Author: Halsey
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#44. You can expect nothing in being a musician, and you have to be just very thankful every time it goes positively for you. - Author: Halsey
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#45. Being bisexual, being bipolar, being biracial - it's been used to define me, but I am desperate to be indefinable. - Author: Halsey
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#46. You numb yourself so you're not terrified when you're on TV at 7 o'clock in the morning with Justin Bieber, who you just met a couple of days before, having to perform in front of millions of people. - Author: Halsey
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#47. You think she's got a personality disorder?"
"No, she's just a nasty bitch. An unpleasant personality isn't a medical condition. Just a symptom of not being slapped around the head enough. - Author: Karen Traviss
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#48. Employed as I had been employing it, liquor is a fixative of old patterns ... - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#49. I cultivated this fan base that I really didn't really understand or appreciate until I put my first headlining tour up for sale. 500- to 1,000-capacity rooms weren't an underplay for me at the time. I'd never done a tour before! - Author: Halsey
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#50. The real nature of an ethic is that it does not become an ethic unless and until it goes into action. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#51. I love films that show people in a way that's so real it's almost unsettling, and that's what really inspires me because I write about people. I write about people that I know, so I want to portray them and portray myself in a way that is unapologetic. - Author: Halsey
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#52. I'm a human, and I'm multidimensional. If I was the perfect form of anything, I'd be boring. If I was a free spirit all the time, I would be boring; I would lack depth. If I was dark and enigmatic all the time, then I would lack relatability. - Author: Halsey
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#53. When I was in high school, I was a bad kid and a good student. - Author: Halsey
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#54. I was a weirdo. I think I wanted to be liked, but I didn't have the attention or bother to actually make an effort to be. I also think I had a different perception of what I needed to do to be liked. - Author: Halsey
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#55. Bulldogs have been known to fall on their swords when confronted by my superior tenacity. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#56. A person may be totally unimaginative and have the social vision of a mole, and we still call him a decent man ... - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#57. Prejudice will always exist. So will sickness and disease, but that scarcely seems sufficient reason for telling our medical scientists to put on their hats, close up their laboratories, and give the spirochetes, bacilli and viruses a free hand. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#58. I was always running off to the city, whether it was Philly or New York, going somewhere where there was something more for me. - Author: Halsey
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#59. He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote ... takes on the character of divine revelation. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#60. Success does not implant bad characteristics in people. It merely steps up the growth rate of the bad characteristics they already had. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#61. Humorists are not humorous twenty-four hours a day. In fact, when you get to know them well, they are often not humorous at all. They tend to be hypersensitive, taut, neurotic creatures driven by God know what obscure compulsion to earn their living the hard way. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#62. I want any kid who listens to my music to see that I am confident with all elements of my personality that I can't change. - Author: Halsey
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#63. If I go out there and am myself, and I do what makes me comfortable and what I think is true to my artistry, and they don't like it, then that's fine. I walk off stage, and I know there's nothing there's nothing I could have done differently. - Author: Halsey
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#64. It's hard because I think I fall into this in-between space where there's something that's innately feminine about me, and there's also something that's kind of androgynous. I carry myself somewhere in between, and I think my music lends itself to that as well. - Author: Halsey
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#65. I would have felt more comfortable on a girder fifty floors above the street, catching white-hot rivets in a pail. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#66. I was a fan of One Direction when I was 16, but I was also a fan of Bring Me The Horizon and hardcore bands. - Author: Halsey
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#67. Father's snoring grows to sound increasingly like a vacuum cleaner in heat. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#68. In 2016, makeup has become an incredible passion and hobby for men and women, but it hasn't become mainstream. - Author: Halsey
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#69. Reality is above all else a variable, and nobody is qualified to say that he or she knows exactly what it is. As a matter of fact, with a firm enough commitment, you can sometimes create a reality which did not exist before. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#70. I put so much of myself out there and make myself so accessible that sometimes I fear I make myself too accessible. - Author: Halsey
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#71. Every 16-year-old person has a love for pop in them because pop is popular. - Author: Halsey
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#72. Every time I got to play a show, even if it's already sold out, I'm so scared no one's going to come. - Author: Halsey
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#73. The 'Room 93' EP was just kind of picking apart the sense of voyeurism and the sense of isolation and turning it into, essentially, a little black book and reflecting on - at that time - 19 years of me forming relationships with people. - Author: Halsey
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#74. I love Quentin Tarantino; I love Harmony Korine, Larry Clarke. - Author: Halsey
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#75. There are no extraordinary men ... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with. - Author: William Halsey
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#76. It usually takes me 20 to 90 minutes to write a song because once I start, I don't stop. If I start writing a song, and you try to have a conversation with me, you're a bad person. - Author: Halsey
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#77. Some persons talk simply because they think sound is more manageable than silence. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#78. My knees could have been stirred with a spoon. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#79. The people who say you are not facing reality actually mean that you are not facing their idea of reality - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#80. In a city, there's more room to be, where in a small town, you have to squish yourself down a little bit. And it's exciting for me to be pursuing a career where I don't have to be small. - Author: Halsey
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#81. You don't know fear until it's 7 A.M. and freezing cold on live television, and you're not sure if Justin Bieber is going to kiss you or not. - Author: Halsey
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#82. The only men who can turn my blood stream into a condition resembling heavy surf are good-looking heels with characters as intricately unpleasant as the sewers of Paris. With decent and honorable gents, I come all over Platonic. Was ever a woman so perverse and wrongheaded? - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#83. My mom is awesome. She's really young. My mom is 40, and she raised me listening to Nirvana and Courtney Love and Coldplay, Gin Blossoms, The Cranberries, and stuff. Like, my early, early memories are of being a little kid running around in floral skirts and Doc Martens when I was, like, three. - Author: Halsey
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#84. I love Kanye West. I think he's a visionary. He's one of those people for whom I separate his personality from his artistry. - Author: Halsey
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#85. [Admiral] Halsey was jubilant. Of the Princess-Saratoga strike, he wrote: 'I sincerely expected both air groups to be cut to pieces, and both carriers stricken if not lost. (I tried hard not to remember that my son Bill was aboard one of them.) - Author: Robert Leckie
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#86. The soup, thin and dark and utterly savorless, tasted as if it had been drained out of the umbrella stand. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#87. Japanese had reported sinking her so many times that she had acquired an additional sobriquet, "the Galloping Ghost of the Oahu Coast. - Author: William F. Halsey
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#88. In a business society, the emotional economy is an economy of scarcity. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#89. Whether it's writing songs, being on stage, being interviewed, meeting fans - I just try to be myself, which is kind of exhausting because it almost feels like it never shuts off. - Author: Halsey
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#90. I was doing some YouTube covers, and I had a decently popular blog on Tumblr. - Author: Halsey
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#91. Being in the middle class is a feeling as well as an income level. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#92. I wouldn't trivialize my existence into a hashtag. - Author: Halsey
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#93. In practice, there is nothing especially dramatic in people getting along well together. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#94. When I spoke of having a drink, it was a euphemism for having a whole flock of them. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#95. There aren't any great men. There are just great challenges that ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet. - Author: William Halsey
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#96. I had a crazy life for a teenager. I lived in New Jersey, but I'd go to Vermont for three weeks, join a commune, take pictures with the guy I was dating, come back home, and post photos. - Author: Halsey
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#97. How close beneath the surface, even in the happiest family, is the chronic grievance! I sometimes think that tinderboxes are inert and powder kegs mere talcum compared to the explosive possibilities in the most commoplace domestic situation. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#98. Growing up in the suburbs, I used to listen to punk rock, Brand New, Taking Back Sunday. And no one from my high school listened to it. - Author: Halsey
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#99. In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#100. To be fair, I did come out of nowhere. 'Ghost' was the first song I ever did in a studio, my first time ever cutting a professional vocal. - Author: Halsey
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