J. Cole (Jermaine Lamarr Cole) Quotes
I pay attention to lyrics and I know what rap fans care about. I try to write for the average listener and I'm conscious of the mainstream without selling out.
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We know that if you just were to take the drugs that you were supposed to take for diabetes or hypertension, just take it, as opposed to not take it, we could save $7,000, $3,000 per patient per year.
Back in the day, when the D.J. would be playing a record, I'd be on the mic trying to hype up the crowd. So once Public Enemy became a rap group, I decided that that's the role that I wanted to take on. I wanted to be the one that was hyping, because I've always been good at it. I can hype up any crowd.
One thing I hear a lot is, 'Dude, my mom loves your record,' or 'I got it for my dad for Christmas.' I'm essentially doing dad rock. Which is great, because I love Steely Dan, you know? Nothing wrong with dad rock!
If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?
T. S. Eliot
I don't know why directors sign on to these projects and completely rewrite everything.
You know, children philosophize more than adults - and they are critical of adults.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
I have been desperate to escape for so many years now, it is routine for me to try to escape.
Jack Henry Abbott
When I write for kids, I have to make sure they know what can't happen. They have to know it's a fantasy. But when I write for adults, they have to think it's real. Every detail has to be real or they won't buy it.
R. L. Stine
I think the thing that I get most excited about is the fact that I know I'm gonna have a great match. That's when I get the butterflies. When it's just a regular match or something like that, I may not get that.
First off, no one award-wise ever rewards comedy, which is... whatever. I don't care about that.
Guys try to take you out of the game if they know they can. So especially if you've got a playmaker, guys on the defense would do that.
We're certainly not in position to expand into the East. We've been very candid and up front that if, in fact, we go through an expansion process, the world will know about it.