Quotes: early

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  • Buddy Rich
    Buddy Rich
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    And, well of course, Count Basie, and I think all of the black bands of the late thirties and early forties, bands with real players. They had an influence on everybody, not just drummers.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
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    Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    Art at its most significant is a distant early warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen.
  • Bryan Batt
    Bryan Batt
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    As a rule, I try to avoid the French Quarter because of the crowds, especially Bourbon Street. But hey, some people love it. A great, wild, adult thing to see is the costume competition in front of the bar Oz on Bourbon early morning on Fat Tuesday.
  • Ben Katchor
    Ben Katchor
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    As a small kid, I came across things like these early Edward Gorey books in department-store bookstores. These were these really unusual objects to me. I didn't know how they fit into the comic world or into newspaper comics.
  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
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    As computer intelligence gets better, what will be possible when we interface our brains with computers? It might sound scary, but early evidence suggests otherwise: interfacing brains with machines can be helpful in treating traumatic brain injury, repairing spinal cord damage, and countless other applications.
  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
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    As the Chief of the Defence Staff says, you don't defend on the goal line. Defending the interests of the U.K. means tackling threats early and at source, and that means intervening overseas.
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    Elizabeth Bowen
    Anglo-Irish Novelist 1899-1973
    Elizabeth Bowen
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    Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Bed is a bundle of paradoxes; we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; and we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.
  • Betty Buckley
    Betty Buckley
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    Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days when the shows were referred to as musical comedies. Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form. Back then, singer/actors were not the norm. From the 60's to now, it is necessary to do it all to be a consummate Broadway performer.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    But I think that your entire life is a process of sorting out some of those early messages that you got.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
    Ben Affleck
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    But when I felt like I had something to prove? Then I got up early every morning and worked all day long. I didn't know if I had any more talent than anyone else directing, but I knew I could work hard at it, and so I did.
  • By the time I was 5, I was already an outcast. It was the early 1960s, and I was part of the only Jewish family in a decidedly Christian suburb of Waltham, Mass.
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
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    Children know from a remarkably early age that things are being kept from them, that grown-ups participate in a world of mysteries.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    Early and provident fear is the mother of safety.