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- Burning Spear: Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, vocalist and musician
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A lot of things encouraged me to start my label. I think it's very important for an artist to know how many records they've sold and where they've sold. I know that I have never been treated the way I'm supposed to be treated - like an artist. That's why I do things for myself. I feel like I'm a free man.
Stephen R. Covey
American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
It's easy to say ''no!'' when there's a deeper ''yes!'' burning inside.
Music is my work, writing songs is my work, touring is my work, going into the studio is my work.
When people see a legend, they call it a legend. But to be a legend, it's a lot of hard work and patience. You can't play for five or ten years and be a legend. It takes longer than that.
Paul J. Meyer
American businessman and business consultant 1928-
A burning desire is the greatest motivator of every human action. The desire for success implants ''success consciousness'' which, in turn, creates a vigorous and ever-increasing ''habit of success.''
Zweeds writer 1849-1926
All philanthropy... is only a savory fumigation burning at the mouth of a sewer. This incense offering makes the air more endurable to passers-by, but it does not hinder the infection in the sewer from spreading.
American Poet 1878-1967
And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for an early release - out across the desert, running toward the Gulf, below sea level, to murmur its lullaby, and see the Imperial Valley rise out of burning sand with cotton blossoms, wheat, watermelons, roses, how should it know?
American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
Burning carbon-based substances like oil, gas, and especially coal, produces billions of tons of extra carbon dioxide each year. Methane gas from cows and pigs and other animals on our large farms ends up in the atmosphere as well, trapping more of the sun's energy as heat.
Dig into the roots of culture, and it will grow. It's like a grass that is growing, and it cannot stop, and music is like the fertilizer for that.
American writer 1924-1987
Do I really want to be integrated into a burning house?Source: The Fire Next Time (1963)
American landscape photographer and environmentalist 1902-1984
Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.
American self-help author 1883-1970
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success.
American professional boxer 1909-1967
Everything was black in the harbor, but there were still some fires burning on the ships.
American journalist 1960-
Firefighters go where they're needed, sometimes ignoring the dangers even when no one is inside a burning building to be saved.
Belarusian-born Jewish American socialist newspaper editor, novelist, and politician
God, for example, appealed to me as a beardless man wearing a quilted silk cap; holiness was something burning, forbidding, something connected with fire while a day had the form of an oblong box.