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Alan Lomax Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Alan Lomax

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And the thing that I always tried to do with important
singers when I met them was to sit down and record everything they knew,
give them a first real run-through of their art.
- Alan Lomax

The British ballads became a new kind of form in their hand.
And out of them came the blues, a new kind of song
of commentary and satire,
a song form which, after all, has become the main musical
form of the whole human species.
- Alan Lomax

He learned through the way that my father and I felt about his songs,
his country songs, that they were great songs.
And then he went out and sang them for the audiences that we found,
and he found a tremendous reaction to that.
- Alan Lomax

You could hear him, literally, half a mile away when he opened up.
He was at his peak then.
He was, naturally, dying to get out of the place he was in,
and he recorded for us his appeal for pardon to the governor.
- Alan Lomax

 

I knew Bobby Dylan back in the days when he lived in the village.
He used to come and see me and sing songs for me,
saying they ought to go into my next collected book on American folk music.
- Alan Lomax

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

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The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein PHOTO

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong PHOTO

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb PHOTO

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling PHOTO

The best thing about me is you.
- Shannon Crown

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.
- Bertrand Russell

It's a funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -
nameless, unreasoning, unjustified, terror.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I do not wish to treat friendships daintily,
but with roughest courage.
When they are real, they are
not glass threads or frost-work,
but the solidest thing we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -
nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror
which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Friendship is the only thing in the world
concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
- Cicero

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
- Helen Keller

Between believing a thing and thinking you KNOW
is only a small step and quickly taken.
- Mark Twain

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

Friendship is a thing most necessary to life,
since without friends no one would choose to live,
though possessed of all other advantages.
- Aristotle

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

The only real valuable thing is intuition.
- Albert Einstein

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The only thing to do is to hug one's friend tight and do one's job.
- Edith Wharton

Getting old is a fascination thing.
The older you get, the older you want to get.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The most astonishing thing about miracles is that they happen.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The intellect is a cold thing
and a merely intellectual idea
will never stimulate thought
in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.
- Ernest Holmes

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

Old friends pass away, new friends appear.
It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives.
The important thing is to make it meaningful:
a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

It is a fine thing to be honest,
but it is also very important to be right.
- Winston Churchill

See God in every person, place, and thing,
and all will be well in your world.
- Louise L. Hay

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
- Albert Einstein

There is no such thing as a lovers' oath.
- Plato

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

A thing of beauty is a joy forever:
its loveliness increases;
it will never pass into nothingness.
- John Keats

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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