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Top 100 Quotes About Sax

#1. What makes a good deli is a place that, one, is generally family-owned or owned by individuals that care. Delis that are owned by large corporations tend not to have that same soul. And two, delis that make as much of their food from scratch as possible. - Author: David Sax
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#2. When I was 9 years old, I wanted to be the baritone sax player in the Little Richard band. - Author: David Bowie
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#3. Manufacturing offspring had damaged his female's emotional system. He - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#4. You can't call it a sport. You don't run, jump, you don't shoot, you don't pass. All you have to do is buy some clothes that don't match. - Author: Steve Sax
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#5. A 2015 research report in the United Kingdom found that the main consumers of vinyl records that year were 18- to 24-year-olds, and research group MusicWatch noted that more than half of vinyl buyers were under 25. Not ageing, retro hipsters. Not crusty old dudes. - Author: David Sax
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#6. As far as other instrumentalists, I used to love mellow sax players like Paul Desmond. I love piano. - Author: Boz Scaggs
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#7. The MIT professor Sherry Turkle, who has devoted her career to studying and writing about the impact of digital technology on our lives, once wrote that sociable technology always disappoints, because it promises what it cannot deliver. "It promises friendship but can only deliver performance, - Author: David Sax
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#8. Any saxophone player will have those influences come through in their music in a very different way. I can listen to the same 10 sax players as someone else for my entire life, and we'll both play completely differently. That's the beauty of being a musician. - Author: Kenny G
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#9. I wanted my voice to be a tenor sax, really. - Author: Robert Plant
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#10. Coltrane had a sax, Dale Earnhardt drives a race car and everybody has their tools. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#11. students who use computers very frequently at school do a lot worse in most learning outcomes, - Author: David Sax
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#12. A young tenor player was complaining to me that Coleman Hawkins made him nervous. Man, I told him Hawkins was supposed to make him nervous! Hawkins has been making other sax players nervous for forty years! - Author: Cannonball Adderley
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#13. Quoting an experienced school counselor: "You can't change a bully into a flower child, but you can change him into a knight. - Author: Leonard Sax
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#14. I put pressure on myself all the time. I felt it so much with 'Sax,' but I had to just let go and enjoy it. - Author: Fleur East
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#15. I spent five years, at least, working with Miles. Together, we recorded ESP, Nefertiti, Sorcerer
and I can tell you; each of these albums instantly became jazz classics. Hey, we had Wayne Shorter playing tenor sax, Ron [Carter] on bass, Tony Williams played drums. That was great band we had. - Author: Herbie Hancock
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#16. ANT (ANT) n.s.[aemett, Sax. which Junius imagines, not without probability, to have been first contracted to aemt, and then softened to ant.]An emmet; a pismire. A small insect that lives in great numbers together in hillocks. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#17. Nearly every industry in America, from carbon trading to bricklaying, hosts its own back-slapping awards night. - Author: David Sax
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#18. As a horn player, the greatest compliment one can get is when a person comes to you and says, 'I heard this saxophone on the radio the other day and I knew it was you. I don't know the song, but I know it was you on sax.' - Author: Clarence Clemons
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#19. I turned down the lead role in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, because that idiot Oliver Stone didn't think the character should play the alto sax. - Author: Michael Cera
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#20. Detroit is a great deli city. If only GM could learn from what the delis in Detroit are doing! The best rye bread anywhere - double-baked, crispy, warm rye that they serve their sandwiches with - and great corned beef. It's a passionate deli town. - Author: David Sax
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#21. He used to have a tent show, a little tent show, and I thought I was going to get a job working one year on the tent show, but he closed it down and I never got to go out there, but anyway, he had a sax and played drums. - Author: Earl Scruggs
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#22. The Pork Marketing Board worked with advertising and marketing firms to position the pig as a sort of four-legged chicken - a healthy part of any low-fat lifestyle. The Other White Meat campaign launched in 1987 and was so successful at selling lean pork cuts, it actually hurt the rest of the pig. - Author: David Sax
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#23. And I saw the sax line-up that he had behind him and I thought, I'm going to learn the saxophone. When I grow up, I'm going to play in his band. So I sort of persuaded my dad to get me a kind of a plastic saxophone on the hire purchase plan. - Author: David Bowie
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#24. Sex and violence was never really my cup of tea; I was always more into sax and violins. - Author: Wim Wenders
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#25. I made the tenor sax - there's nobody plays like me and I don't play like anybody else. - Author: Coleman Hawkins
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#26. Girls and boys respond to stress differently - not just in our species, but in every mammal scientists have studied. Stress enhances learning in males. The same stress impairs learning in females. - Author: Leonard Sax
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#27. I'm not the master of the sax, George Garzone is. - Author: Michael Brecker
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#28. I have been growing this moustache, a budding Burt Reynolds number, for a good cause known as Movember. - Author: David Sax
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#29. No. Maceo played sax, didn't he, well they used to sit in. - Author: Tommy Chong
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#30. Murray observes further that we have entered a peculiar age, an age in which physicians and lawyers are more plentiful than good plumbers. - Author: Leonard Sax
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#31. Unlike in Europe, where serving is often a career rather than a backup plan, American table-waiting remains a bootstrap business, and some of the biggest skeptics of waiter training courses and schools are seasoned servers themselves. - Author: David Sax
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#32. Restaurant industry sales in 2011 are estimated to have reached a record high of $604 billion, up 3.6 percent from 2010. Restaurant employment grew 1.9 percent in 2011, with some 230,000 jobs added, the strongest gain in five years. - Author: David Sax
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#33. The beauty of recording in L.A. is that most of the musicians that are on the record live here, so it was easy to get world class artists like Rick Braun to swing by and play a little trumpet, Everette Harp on sax, guitarist Paul Jackson. - Author: Jeffrey Osborne
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#34. You see, writing and talking breathlessly about how technology changes everything might seem harmless, but, in practice, it acts as a distraction from more mundane issues - and an excuse for handling those issues badly. - Author: David Sax
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#35. series of studies over the past seven years has demonstrated clearly and unambiguously that the more time your child spends playing video games, the less likely he is to do well in school - whether he is in elementary school, middle school, high school, or college. This - Author: Leonard Sax
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#36. How strangely does the adventurous intrude upon the humdrum; for, when it intrudes at all, more often than not its intrusion is sudden and unlooked for. To-day, we may seek for romance and fail to find it: unsought, it lies in wait for us at most prosaic corners of life's highway. - Author: Sax Rohmer
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#37. With the sax, I learned technique well enough so that it feels like part of my body, and I just express myself. That's where I want to get in golf. - Author: Kenny G
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#38. My grandma did opera singing for the better part of her life; she used to sing all over the place. My grandpa was a sax player, and he used to travel all over the place, too. - Author: Mac DeMarco
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#39. take an edible piece of nature and create a promise out of it, communicate that promise to the public, and then deliver on it with taste. - Author: David Sax
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#40. He was
a hip cat
a hep cat
a cool cat

a bad
mad
rad cat

Oobie-do John the Sax Man Scat Man

the long
sleek
cat man!! - Author: Jonathan London
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#41. I play saxophone, I play tenor sax. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#42. You know, that was the first time [with Any Winehouse] that I probably ever used a baritone sax. And it's certainly the texture that, you know - it's all over the record 'cause it's a nice compliment to her tone. - Author: Mark Ronson
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#43. I like what Oliver Lakes does on the saxophone. The saxophone comes pretty close to the sound of the human voice and when Oliver plays with other sax players, it's like a dialogue. - Author: Yusef Komunyakaa
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#44. Quality rather than quantity distinguishes the master. - Author: Sax Rohmer
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#45. Some songs are just going to be acoustic with just maybe some light background stuff going on and maybe violin or something like that. Or sax - I mean, I'm definitely having some sax. That's just what I love. It's going to be jazz-rock stuff. That's what I'm aiming for. - Author: Phillip Phillips
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#46. The things I previously thought were important - fashion, money, pride, belonging - mean nothing if I lose Hawke. - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#47. When you play a sax, that saxophone is irreverent. It's noisy; it's a trickster ... you cannot hide the saxophone in your hands, so it's a good teacher. - Author: Joy Harjo
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#48. Numerous studies have shown that handwriting notes is simply better for engagement, information retention, and mental health than is writing on digital devices. - Author: David Sax
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#49. hate work." Her voice is muffled. "Everyone hates work." My lips twitch. "That's why they have to pay us to show up." Cyndi mumbles a reply, her words inaudible. If she's at the I-hate-work stage of her morning routine, she'll be in her bedroom for another half an hour. I can't wait for her. "I - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#50. To become a better parent, you must become a better person. - Author: Leonard Sax
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#51. Do you want to receive a text from Friendly?" he finally asks. - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#52. As we passed a bloke playing a saxophone underneath one of the arches, he put down the sax and started doing a juggling thing with his hands. It was a bit peculiar, though, because, as I said to Jas, He hasn't got any balls. - Author: Louise Rennison
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#53. Inevitably, however, a dude approached us. He was white. Jazz camp was mostly white dudes. This dude was clutching a gold-embossed tenor sax case, and on his head was a fedora with two different eagle feathers in it. - Author: Jesse Andrews
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#54. A Jewish deli should specialize in, first and foremost, Yiddish foods, the foods of the Eastern European Ashkenazi Jews. So, if it's a place that specializes in pizza or chicken wings or diner food and then does a corned beef sandwich on the side, it's not a Jewish delicatessen. - Author: David Sax
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#55. I'm thinking there isn't much normally in your normally. - Author: Elise Sax
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#56. Whenever I open a book about jazz, I turn to the index and look for Lennie Tristano, the incredible pianist; Lee Konitz, the luminous alto sax player; and Warne Marsh, the tenor player who captured some of the most beautiful sounds in the world. - Author: Carolyn See
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#57. My family's from Eastern Europe. - Author: David Sax
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#58. The child expects to look up to the parent, to be instructed by the parent, indeed to be commanded by the parent. If the parent instead serves the child, then that relationship falls out of its natural balance. You may not earn your child's love at all - and the - Author: Leonard Sax
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#59. I wanted to be Gerry Mulligan, only, see, I didn't have any kind of technique. So I thought, well, baritone sax is kind of easier; I can manage that - except I couldn't afford a baritone, so I bought an alto, which was the same fingering. - Author: David Bowie
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#60. Anytime someone orders a pastrami sandwich on white bread, somewhere a Jew dies. - Author: David Sax
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#61. So nearly everyone had an opinion. Polls showed that most supported the Russell program, an informal name for Sax's plans to terraform the planet by all means possible, as fast as they could. - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#62. My entire life sucked." He nuzzles his chin into my hair. "And I didn't realize it until I met you. - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#63. I'd love to be a saxophonist. I don't know why, but I pretend I'm the saxophonist when I listen to music. I have about as much chance playing the sax as I do learning how to fly. - Author: Richard Price
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#64. The saxophone is the cocaine of the woodwind family, the sax teacher continues. Saxophonists are admired because they are dangerous, because they have explored a darker, more sinister side of themselves. - Author: Eleanor Catton
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#65. If you are working 80 hours a week at a job which shrivels your soul, then you are a slave. I don't are whether you are earning $600,000 a year or more. Life is precious. Each minute is a priceless gift. No amount of money can reclaim lost time. - Author: Leonard Sax
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#66. A distracted marine is a dead marine, - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#67. There is no merit in a special talent unless its exercise is of use to others. - Author: Sax Rohmer
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#68. I used to play tenor sax in high school, man. - Author: Sean Price
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#69. I've just been recording mostly acoustic stuff, drums, and sax, and electric guitar. I'm just still writing songs and what not. - Author: Phillip Phillips
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#70. All she wanted was sax. - Author: Billy Joel
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#71. In 2009, novelty toymaker Maxfield & Oberton released Buckyballs, sets of curiously powerful magnetic marbles that became the most popular cubicle toy since the Rubik's Cube, selling more than 2 million units in 15 countries. - Author: David Sax
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#72. Suck my breasts, Barrel," she instructed. "Cover me with your nanocybotics." All - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#73. I try whistling to fill in the silence. The soprano sax from Coltrane's "My Favorite Things," though of course my dubious whistling doesn't come anywhere near the complex, lightning-quick original. I just add bits so what I hear in my head approximates the sound. Better than nothing, I figure. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#74. I've played drums since I was 15. My sisters and I all played instruments. I kind of started with piano and then I actually played saxophone with a jazz band in middle school. So, any knowledge I had of jazz music was from playing alto-sax back then. - Author: Miles Teller
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#75. In 2008, Milton Sheppard opened the Waiter Training School in the Bronx, N.Y., charging $175 for courses, but the business soon ran out of money. He now operates a clown college in the same space. - Author: David Sax
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#76. Chano Pozo created the role of the conga soloist in the modern band, somewhat th way Coleman Hawkins created the solo tenor sax. - Author: Ned Sublette
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#77. Grady Nichols is the awesome new sax player for the millennium. - Author: Jeff Lorber
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#78. Six months ago. Six, sax, sex. - Author: Julio Cortazar
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#79. History, for better or worse, is 'us' on a grand scale - full of secrets, beauty, fear, longing, and stifled love. Without history, our lives would not be complete, and we could not be, in the best sense, fully 'human. - Author: Boria Sax
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#80. As much as I think John Coltrane belongs on the list, I think without Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young, both of whom defined improvising on the tenor sax, there would not have been the evolution of the craft by John Coltrane. - Author: Herbie Mann
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#81. One thing that's great about the sax is that you can always get better with the horn and improve upon what you did. - Author: Eddie Money
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#82. If I had a reed made of lightening I could blow the sax all night ... I don't know where one would acquire a reed made of lightening but I would imagine that Bill Clinton has one. - Author: Ryan Adams
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#83. I want to mark him permanently, brand him as mine. I grab my ankles to keep from grabbing him, digging my short, blunt nails into my flesh, the pain heightening my pleasure. - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#84. The early 1990s was a time of great advancements in precooked bacon technology. Pork producers, food labs, and agricultural schools such as Iowa State University began investing substantially in precooked R&D. - Author: David Sax
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#85. I'm a very intermediate sax player, but now that Rob Lowe is on my show, I had to cop to him. Like, 'Dude your ridiculous fake sax playing [in St. Elmo's Fire] inspired me to pick up a horn.' - Author: Nick Offerman
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#86. Food is entertainment now. People tune into 'Top Chef,' and they're not trying to replicate the recipes. Anthony Bourdain is entertainment. Instagramming your dishes is entertainment. - Author: David Sax
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#87. More kids are finding real sports too demanding. - Author: Leonard Sax
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#88. Waiter trainers claim that an investment in education pays off very quickly for restaurants. - Author: David Sax
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#89. Charity fundraisers are nothing new to me. In the past, I have taken part in ski races for hospitals, walks for breast cancer, and long distance bike rides for geriatric care. - Author: David Sax
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#90. I play as many different things - piano, sax and harp parts - as I can at once. Whatever I can fit, whenever I need to. - Author: Stevie Ray Vaughan
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#91. Why is ADHD so much more common in the United States today than it was 30 or 40 years ago? And why is it so much more common today in the United States than elsewhere? My answer is "the medicalization of misbehavior. - Author: Leonard Sax
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#92. I take my job as a rock and roll sax player very seriously. To do it the way that I must do it, I must be in good condition. The better shape you're in, the harder you can rock. - Author: Clarence Clemons
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#93. Every cyborg on board would know that he couldn't control his female. Again. "You're - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#94. I am a writer, period! - Author: Anita Sax
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#95. Gluten is just a term for things that are bad for you. Like calories or fat, that's all gluten." - Seth Rogen - Author: David Sax
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#96. Never had a ska phase, but I was in a very grunge-like rock band that awkwardly had an alto sax in it. - Author: Colin Stetson
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#97. If we fail to provide boys with pro-social models of the transition to adulthood, they may construct their own. In some cases, gang initiation rituals, street racing, and random violence may be the result. - Author: Leonard Sax
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#98. There are few states, I suppose, which exact so severe a toll from one's nervous system as the anticipation of calamity. - Author: Sax Rohmer
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#99. The sax solo as we know it today would not exist without Gerry Rafferty. His 1978 soft-rock classic 'Baker Street' has to be the 'Ulysses' of rock & roll saxophone, giving the entire chorus over to Raphael Ravenscroft's sax solo, creating one of the Seventies' most enduringly creepy sounds. - Author: Rob Sheffield
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#100. Obtruded on us by the Scottish historians. [* Chron. Sax. p. 19.] [** W. Malms, p. 19.] - Author: David Hume
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