Quotes – Famous Quotes

Quotes – Famous Quotes

Too much traffic with a quotation book begets a conviction of ignorance in a sensitive reader. Not only is there a mass of quotable stuff he never quotes, but an even vaster realm of which he has never heard.
 – Robertson Davies

Man is timid and apologetic; he is no longer upright; he dares not say “I think,” “I am,” but quotes some saint or sage
 – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely -read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
 – Hesketh Pearson

There are two kinds of marriages  – where the husband quotes the wife and where the wife quotes the husband
 – Unknown


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A Purple Cow

A Purple Cow
I never saw a Purple Cow,
I never hope to see one;
But I can tell you, anyhow,
I’d rather see than be one.
– Frank Gelett Burgess

Purple Cow is also now a book “about transforming your business by being remarkable”  by Seth Godin

Purple Cow

Purple Cow

My mother actually has a purple cow creamer, a ceramic cow in a purple hue which has a hole in the back to fill it with cream or milk and the tail is a handle and you pour the cream from it’s mouth.  I will try to remember to get a picture to post here when I visit her next.

Until then, here is one which is similar.

Purple Cow

By the way, today is the day that Basil the Donkey is supposed to be arriving in Scottsdale Arizona after spending last week in Mesa Arizona with Easton EllsworthBasil was hitchiking and has not yet arrived as of this moment.

Quotes – Famous Quotes

Quotes – Famous Quotes

In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice.
 – Evelyn Waugh

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Jazz Quotes – Music Quotes – Quotes – Famous Quotes

Jazz Quotes – Music Quotes – Quotes – Famous Quotes

Jazz is not dead – it just smells funny.
– Frank Zappa

Jazz tickles your muscles, symphonies stretch your soul
– Paul Whiteman

If it has more than three chords, it’s jazz.
– Lou Reed

Jazz music is an intensified feeling of nonchalance.
– Francoise Sagan

The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician. Things like old folks singing in the moonlight in the back yard on a hot night or something said long ago.”
– Louis Armstrong
Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time.
– Ornette Coleman
Jazz came to America three hundred years ago in chains.
– Paul Whiteman

Though the Jazz Age continued, it became less and less of an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children’s party taken over by the elders.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.
– Benny Green


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