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  • Pete Holiday
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    Capitalism needs to function like a game of tug-of-war. Two opposing sides need to continually struggle for dominance, but at no time can either side be permitted to walk away with the rope.
  • Abraham Polonsky
    Abraham Polonsky
    American film director, screenwriter and novelist 1910-1999
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    A holiday is when you celebrate something that's all finished up, that happened a long time ago and now there's nothing left to celebrate but the dead.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
  • Caroline Lawrence
    Caroline Lawrence
    English American author 1954-
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    Aim to write for an hour per day. I used to be a teacher, and an hour a day before school was all it took for me to write my first book. Don't get discouraged if a holiday or illness interrupts your writing habit. Just start it up again.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    All dope can do for you is kill you... the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music better or do anything better. All dope can do for you is kill you - and kill you the long, slow, hard way.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    I can't stand to sing the same song the same way two nights in succession, let alone two years or ten years. If you can, then it ain't music, it's close-order drill or exercise or yodeling or something, not music.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    I grew up in the 1950s and '60s, when it was almost a holiday when a black act would go on Ed Sullivan.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids. I started working when I was six years old.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    I'm always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I've been.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    I've been told that nobody sings the word hunger like I do. Or the word love.
    Source: Lady Sings the Blues
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    I've been your slave
    Ever since I've been your babe
    But before I be your dog
    I'll see you in your grave.
    Source: Billies Blues
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