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American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
If you're deaf, dumb, and blind to what's happening in the world, you're under no obligation to do anything. But if you know what's happening and you don't do anything but sit on your ass, then you're nothing but a punk.Source: Assata: An Autobiography (1987) 222
The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-1997
America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers.
American musician 1941-
And something is happening here, but you don't know what it is, do you Mr. Jones?Source: Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
American stand-up comedian and actor 1969-
And then as I got older, see, I think a lot of times with comics, your life kind of permeates your act. Whatever is happening in your life is what's going on on stage. So if you're angry in your life, then that's going to be on stage. If you're looking for the guy that's just going to make you laugh for an hour and forget about, that's me.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
American composer, scholar, and social activist 1942-
At the same time all this was happening, there was a folk song revival movement goingon, so the commercial music industry was actually changed by the Civil Rights Movement.
American singer-songwriter 1935-
But times changed, and I changed, and I didn't feel that way anymore. The Beatles were happening. I think that was probably the main thing. The Beatles just changed the whole world of music.
American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
Do you understand what's going on?
Not at all, he shouted back. I can almost prove this can't be happening.Source: Contact (1985) Ch. 19 (p. 330)
American businessman 1954-
Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us.
American actor and humorist 1879-1935
Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.
Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist 1951-
Everything that's rock n roll is ever meant to be is happening now. I need to get over the shock that that thing is actually happening and that thousands of millions of people around the world are watching.
American writer, screenwriter 1893-1981
Fate keeps on happening.
American singer, songwriter and musician 1945-
Great sex is wonderful while it's happening, but who remembers great sex they had in 1983?
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