T Bone Burnett Quotes
You know, the thing that struck me about Civil War music was how bloody it was; it was full of hatred. There was incredible vitriol in it.
T Bone Burnett
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If my own current husband was suddenly a stay-at-home dad, it would be emasculating. That would be hard for me.
There's more to me, you know? I'm not Macaulay Culkin, 'Home Alone' kid. I'm Macaulay Culkin... actor.
My mom took me to see Carnal Knowledge and The Wild Bunch and all these kind of movies when I was a kid.
For me it's a simple sport and a simple way to live these seven or eight years of maximum sport.
I definitely have plans to do more collaboration albums in the future. I'm a big fan of Common. I'm a big fan of Scarface; I'm a big fan of so many people, from Jeezy to... well, there are a lot of people's music that I respect. I don't know who I will collaborate with, but there's a great chance of something happening.
In their war against Israel's existence, the Arab governments took advantage of the Cold War. They enlisted the military, economic, and political support of the communist world against Israel, and they turned a local, regional conflict into an international powder keg.
War is a beastly business, it is true, but one proof we are human is our ability to learn, even from it, how better to exist.
M. F. K. Fisher
It seems to me that in literature, books have always been answers to other books.
E. L. Doctorow
I have fans, and I have family that love me, and I have my music, and I have my breath going in and out.
The stage is our pulpit, and you can use all of that energy and that music and the lights and the colors and the sound. But you know, you've got to be careful.
I couldn't think of anything worse than hating your own music and having to play it every night. It would be a nightmare.
Let's not let cartoonists get involved in a war of any kind, except for a war against stupidity.
I have a lot of artists who I just love to hear their music, and I'm a fan of them.
Putting out music as it's made, versus holding it until an album's finished, allows me to be more timely and maintain balance.
I don't have to really be in the 60s. Every time I hail a cab in New York, and they pass me by and pick up the white person, then I get a dose of it. Or when they don't want to take you to Harlem. I grew up with that.
When I was a teenager, I was an umpire for a competitive league for 8- to 9-year-olds. I was really bad at it because I didn't know all the rules, and all these kids were better athletes than me. I made a bad call, and this dad snapped on me. Then he dumped his trash from his cooler, and I had to kick him out of the stands.
You can be revered for all sorts of qualities, but to be truly charismatic is rare. Elizabeth Taylor was, for me, one of those rarities.
Honestly, I try and stay away from what's been written about me, because if you let that stuff get to you and it's not true it can drive you crazy. One thing that I have heard recently which is not true, I didn't say it, is that I believe I was quote saying 'I will never take my shirt off for a movie again.' I didn't say that.