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#1. I idolised bands like Pearl Jam and Smashing Pumpkins, who wanted to reach as many people as they could. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#2. Even now, when I try and think of band names just randomly, I'm so thankful that 'fun.' is the name of the band. I never really think twice about it. It is so simple and so easy. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#3. Running in Central Park is my favorite thing to wake up and do. I have my own specific path that I have to run every single time. There's a little bit of OCD involved, but I love it. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#4. I'll never stop wandering. And when the time comes to die, I'll find the wildest, loneliest, most desolate spot there is. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#5. I like to be perfectly open and sincere, and yet it is impossible to be sincere to all of one's self at once, so for the deepest understanding one must seek those with whom one can be most truly one's self and never be blind to the ineffable drollery of it all. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#6. I have been in many beautiful places, and did not wish to taste, but to drink deep. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#7. While I am alive, I intend to live. (Everett Ruess to his friend Bill, Mar 9, 1931, p 31) - Author: W.L. Rusho
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#8. I was signed at 19 years old to a major label, and dropped by the time I was 22. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#9. I was in a really crummy pop-punk band. I think we did a whole bunch of Blink-182 covers, and we were on the fringe of losers and jocks. So we invited all the cool kids to come watch us play in our bass player's brother's bedroom. And it was terrible, but everyone thought we were so cool. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#10. I suppose a great and soul filling love is perhaps the greatest experience a man may have, but it is such a rarity as to be almost negligible. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#11. I think legally we have to do 'fun' with a period. I think we agreed because apparently there was another band called 'fun.' We Google-searched, which now makes sense because we're so impossible to Google-search. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#12. But then, I am always being overwhelmed. I require it to sustain life. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#13. But as long as you're creating the art you want to create, if people start liking you, you shouldn't have to apologize. You want your stuff to be heard by as many people as possible. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#14. I knew how touring was for 10 years, but it's completely different now that things are popping off. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#15. It's as simple as finding something on the street and then writing a jingle. If I'm driving and I have my turn signal on and it's rhythmic, maybe I just write a song to that. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#16. We love a good, hyped sound, but when it starts to sound insincere, that's when I lose interest. I hope that our music, even if it sounds polished, doesn't sound insincere. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#17. Lyrics have become so dumbed down nowadays. People don't want to have to think about lyrics anymore, they just want to be told something. Until these great things started happening with us, I'd really given up on reaching people like that. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#18. I think that I always thought that if my uncle was on Broadway, then I must inherently have a good voice. I don't think that for a while I did. Eventually, out of sheer will of never wanting to get a job or go to college, I found my way into doing music full-time. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#19. It's the coolest part about writing music. I don't know how other people work, but so much is derived from some amalgamation of all these different songs that I love. That's why they jump all over the place. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#20. I think it's really cool, but Jimmy Eat World and Gin Blossoms did it better than anyone. People don't realize just how awesome the Arizona history is, especially for alternative music. Growing up, that's all I ever wanted to be was those two bands. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#21. I try and get about eight hours of sleep every single night. And I like to think that I drink more water than anyone, ever. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#22. I tried to play bass in a punk band once, and it was an absolute disaster. I can't play anything. I don't know what it is. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#23. Say that i starved, that i was lost and weary
that i was burned and blinded by the desert sun
footsore, thirsty, sick with strange diseases,
lonely and wet and cold, but that i kept my dream! - Author: Everett Ruess
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#24. I came from somewhat of a musical family. I had an uncle on Broadway. My dad kind of knows how to play instruments. Although, I always find it annoying when he does play an instrument. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#25. My girlfriend is a fashion designer. She has her own company called Rachel Antonoff. She is doing a collaboration with Urban Outfitters right now, a shoe collaboration with Bass. She sells to Barneys, stuff like that. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#26. I prefer the saddle to the streetcar and star-sprinkled sky to a roof, the obscure and difficult trail, leading into the unknown, to any paved highway, and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bread by cities ... it is enough that i am surrounded by beauty. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#27. In a city like New York, any night can be completely different, even in a subtle way. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#28. I thought that there were two rules in life - never count the cost, and never do anything unless you can do it wholeheartedly. Now is the time to live. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#29. The Queen and Electric Light Orchestra harmonies are so distinct and fit in our songs so well sometimes, but we don't know how to do them properly. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#30. If you look at a lot of the songs I've been involved in, there's always been this retro vibe. I started getting worried that I wasn't moving forward very much, nor was I even in tune with the music today. I almost scoffed at it. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#31. There's always some level of optimism in every single song. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#32. My dad dragged me to a Bruce Springsteen concert as a kid. It was my first concert, but I fell asleep in the middle. My second concert was Weezer on the 'Pinkerton' tour, and 'Pinkerton' is the reason why I'm doing this. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#33. Always I shall be one who loves the wilderness:
Swaggers and softly creeps between the mountain peaks; I shall listen long to the sea's brave music; I shall sing my song above the shriek of desert winds. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#34. I had some terrific experiences in the wilderness since I wrote you last - overpowering, overwhelming," he gushed to his friend Cornel Tengel. "But since then I am always being overwhelmed. I require it to sustain life.
Everett Ruess - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#35. May your past be the sound of your feet upon the ground ... - Author: Nate Ruess
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#36. I picked up 'The Hunger Games' thinking it was written at my regressed reading level. I've spent hours reading it, and I'm not even halfway through. Our bass player, whose name is also Nate, ended up reading all three novels and loved them. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#37. I don't have a Twitter or a Facebook, but that doesn't mean I'm any more productive than the rest of the world. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#38. I always wanted to be a singer, but none of my friends thought I could sing. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#39. I'm drunk on the fiery elixer of beauty. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#40. I don't play an instrument - I just write in my head, and I usually hear fully formed songs. 'We Are Young' turned out so much like it was in my head. But it also exceeded all my expectations. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#41. It's important that I get time to run, to just go for a jog for about 30 minutes. It helps with my voice, but it also kind of gives me a little bit of time to myself - and you get to see a city. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#42. I kind of like being depressed. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#43. Well, the crazy thing for me is I think out of anything that's happened in the last year, all the success, people always ask what do you guys do with the money? I don't think they realize we're not really making any money. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#44. As a songwriter I hate this whole, 'If it's a sad song, it has to sound like a sad song thing.' And that goes all the way back to my days with the Format. I'm an insane narcissist, so if I have to get something off my chest, I'll get something off my chest. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#45. I have always been unsatisfied with life as most people live it. Always I want to live more intensely and richly. why muck and conceal one's true longings and loves, when by speaking of them one might find someone to understand them, and by acting on them one might discover oneself? - Author: Everett Ruess
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#46. If you can make the song a soundtrack to what you're living at the time, I think that's the most important part of a song. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#47. Always, I want to live more intensely and richly. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#48. ...while I am alive, I intend to live. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#49. I have seen almost more beauty than I can bear. - Author: Everett Ruess
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#50. I prefer to connect with fans from the stage. Like, I don't have a Twitter page, or anything like that. So for me, that's what the show is about. For me - is a way to interact with fans; being up onstage and showing them, through music - which is all I really know - the best way to say thank you. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#51. My parents had normal jobs, and I didn't just want to work all day, and so I thought if I could break into music I wouldn't have to work all day. And I had an uncle who was on Broadway, so I was like, 'I have to be able to sing.' - Author: Nate Ruess
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#52. I'm not going to lie. I check the iTunes charts. It's all about the iTunes charts. I only go on the Internet for the iTunes charts and basketball blogs. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#53. We grew up listening to alternative music from the '90s, and there was no shame in being on a major label and still making the music you wanted to make. I feel like rap rock came around and drew a line in the sand, and everybody that was like me ran away from that and started making indie-rock. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#54. I'm sorry I don't understand where all of these is coming from
I thought that we were fine
-Just Give Me A Reason - Author: Nate Ruess
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#55. A lot of times when I'm writing lyrics, I just think about insecurities that I might have and turn them into a scene. Some things may be true, and some things may not. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#56. Lyrics are so important, I hate every second of writing them, but it's something I take great pride in when it's finished. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#57. I'd rather be moved by something, than impressed by something. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#58. It takes a lot to still believe in people. - Author: Nate Ruess
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