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There is a legend.
And to protest is daft.
- Peter O'Toole

Having been an actor and a writer for so long -
20 years or so -
I felt that it would be daft to go to one's grave without having directed.
It's a natural extension of writing and acting,
and so I knew it would happen one day.
- Stephen Fry

I don't want to be daft and say I had some spiritual awakening or something,
but I really did come of age in Los Angeles,
where we recorded the album.
I had my own little house and my own little circle
and I really got to feel how the city ticks.
- Melanie Chisholm

If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
- Judy Garland

 

Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
- H. L. Mencken

I may be a living legend, but that sure don't help
when I've got to change a flat tire.
- Roy Orbison

People are always asking me what it's like to be Judy Garland's daughter.
It's hard to be a legend's child.
- Lorna Luft

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Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle
philosophical discussion;
America was the land of grubby pragmatism.
- Daniel Bell

Nobody knows anything about Shakespeare the person.
It's all legend, it is all rumor.
- Jeanette Winterson

I would really, really, really like to be a legend like Madonna.
Madonna knows what to do next, and when she's performing,
the audience is just in awe of her.
- Britney Spears

I won't be a rock star.
I will be a legend.
- Freddie Mercury

Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth,
and the root function of language is to control the
universe by describing it.
- James A. Baldwin

But then I always wanted to play for Rangers.
Man United is a great club and Alex Ferguson is a legend.
- Paul Gascoigne

My mother's life had been destroyed by the Garland legend.
- Lorna Luft

If I'm such a legend, then why am I so lonely? Let me tell you,
legends are all very well if you've got somebody around who loves you.
- Judy Garland

Legend has it that when God created me,
he gave me a big distinctive voice, a lot of boldness and no heart.
- Ethel Merman

Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that
the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices,
the expanse of glass in individual offices is said
to be a dead giveaway as to rank.
Five windows are excellent, one window not so great.
- Enid Nemy

In the end, Dan Rather's legend skewered him,
CBS and the craft of journalism.
- Tina Brown

I'm a legend in this sport.
If you don't believe me, ask me.
- Bobby Heenan

I do like what Alicia Keys and John Legend are doing.
With their music, you keep your clothes on.
- Ben E. King

A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do.
I'm still doing it.
- Miles Davis

I want to make it faster than anyone has ever made it before.
I'd like to be a legend by the time I'm 25.
- Bobby Darin

Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its
own strange and graceful legend attached to it.
- Douglas Hyde

Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness.
And they live by what they hear.
Such people become crazy...
or they become legend.
- Jim Harrison

John legend is a nickname that somebody started calling
me a while ago and part of it is 'cos I sound like an old man when I sing.
- John Legend

Robert Morley is a legend in his own lunchtime.
- Rex Harrison

In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites,
as the official legend would have us believe,
but one is the means and the expression of the other.
- Karl Liebknecht

I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend,
and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.
- Francis Bacon

We should burn all libraries and allow to remain only
that which everyone knows by heart.
A beautiful age of the legend would then begin.
- Hugo Ball

I set about seeking a thread, a theme,
a style, in the realm of legend.
Something that might allow me to give free rein to
my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image.
- Leni Riefenstahl

Well, actually, I don't consider myself a jazz legend or anything.
- Joseph Jarman

I read H.P.
Lovecraft.
I also like Sword and Sorcery stuff,
Arthurian legend.
- Bruce Boxleitner

I'm also getting an Ovation Legend, because I like them so much.
- Mark Knopfler

Batman has been acknowledged as a legend in my lifetime.
- Bob Kane

How do you grow up in the shadow of a guy -
I want to talk about the movie in a second -
but how do you grow up in the shadow of a guy who really
is a legend in his own time?
- Tavis Smiley

Experience is a great teacher.
- John Legend

According to an ancient Sardinian legend,
the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will
never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time.
- Grazia Deledda

I'm thankful that I have lived long enough to become a legend,
and I hope I deserve it.
- Ralph Stanley

The Aztecs believe they started up in what's now New Mexico,
and wandered for 10,000 years before they got down into where they are now,
in Mexico City.
That's a weird legend.
- Jerry Pournelle

I intend to explode the myths about myself and get
down to the real truth about the legend that is Batman.
- Bob Kane

Soon silence will have passed into legend.
Man has turned his back on silence.
Day after day he invents machines and devices that
increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life,
contemplation, meditation.
- Jean Arp

He will be beginning a brand new chapter in the Michael Jackson legend.
- LaToya Jackson

Legend remains victorious in spite of history.
- Sarah Bernhardt

I can't be a legend yet.
I'm not dead.
- Maynard James Keenan

A lot of rock bands are truly a legend in their own minds.
- David Lee Roth

If it's a role like this one, an actual live person,
a legend, there's lots of material laid out.
- David Strathairn

I know what I've done for music, but don't call me a legend.
Just call me Miles Davis.
- Miles Davis

Jackie Robinson is a true legend.
- Sidney Poitier

There is an ancient legend which warns that,
should we ever learn our true origin,
our universe will instantly be destroyed.
- Len Wein

My first big break came with Lauryn Hill on a track
called Everything is Everything,
I played piano on that track way back in 1998.
- John Legend

The first thing I think of when I hear the name of
Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend.
I have fond memories of growing up at her house,
but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set.
- Keith Thibodeaux

I played classical as a kid.
- John Legend

I think writers are prone to hyperbole sometimes.
- John Legend

Dostoevski does not tell you what to think about his legend,
but he requires that you think about it.
The novelist was a deeply religious man and he always
thought many readers missed that point about him.
- Suzanne Fields

The best training is to play by ear:
trial by fire.
- John Legend

Now that I'm coming out with my own record people can see I'm a solo artist.
- John Legend

I think it's silly for anyone to think you could write under the influence,
but if they'd like to think that, I'd like to keep the legend alive.
Maybe I was under the influence when I wrote Jesus'
Son and I just didn't know it.
- Denis Johnson

When you work with a legend as I do,
it's wonderful.
There's so many things I've learned working with Keith.
He's so patient, not only with me, but with everyone
in our crew and with the audience and with the game.
He has a style that is so easy and will never be copied.
- Dan Fouts

Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along.
I did know it - but I should have guessed that it would
be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together.
So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man.
- Jackie Kennedy

It is curious to reflect, for example,
upon the remarkable legend of the Philosopher's Stone,
one of the oldest and most universal beliefs,
the origin of which, however far back we penetrate
into the records of the past,
we do not probably trace its real source.
- Frederick Soddy

I'm always a little starstruck anyway.
So to work with a movie star, which is Brad,
I was excited about that; to work with a movie legend,
which is Tony, I wouldn't have passed that up.
Just to get to watch him and watch how he works.
- Marcia Gay Harden

In the 1970s, for all the Stevie Wonders,
I'm sure there were five artists that were making forgettable music.
- John Legend

I was always the front man for what I was doing from when I was 6.
- John Legend

All though I didn't meet him.
His legend and his saga and his story is just that.
Jackie Robinson, we all have to tip our hat to him.
Because he made the game available to guys like me.
- Dave Winfield

Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed,
leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or
less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves
has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
- Hervey Allen

He's a legend and I respect his work,
so I went down and paid my respects when Charlton was on the set.
He was nice but I think he lied a little.
He said it was an honour to be in a movie with me,
but I don't believe it.
- Mark Wahlberg

I want to move people.
- John Legend

In this financial year we will be spending at least
$1.5 billion on foreign aid and we cannot be sure that
this money will be properly spent,
as corruption and mismanagement in many of the recipient countries are legend.
- Pauline Hanson

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela


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