Andrew Bird

I don't write poetry and then strum some chords and then fit the words on top of the chords.

Andrew Bird

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George S. Patton The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
Gilbert K. Chesterton Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long and the age of the great epics is past.
Dale Turner Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
Marvin Harris Here you do have forests, where pigs could be raised by letting them root about in the forests for a good part of the year. Therefore, you have a different attitude toward them compared with what continues to exist in the Middle East.
Sheila Jackson Lee Today, we have two Vietnams, side by side, North and South, exchanging and working. We may not agree with all that North Vietnam is doing, but they are living in peace. I would look for a better human rights record for North Vietnam, but they are living side by side.
Moira Kelly I think to be in politics you have to have the taste for blood on that.
Emile Hirsch The willingness to keep learning is, I think, the most important thing about trying to be good at anything. You never want to stop learning.
Robert Farrar Capon At the root of many a woman's failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives.
Jane Austen There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.
Aesop We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Umberto Eco But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Muhammad Iqbal It may, however, be said that the level of experience to which concepts are inapplicable cannot yield any knowledge of a universal character, for concepts alone are capable of being socialized.
Ben Stiller The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career. I had to start writing and acting again.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.
Kathleen Turner A woman my age is not supposed to be attractive or sexually appealing. I just get kinda tired of that.
Nancy Chodorow Parenting, as an unpaid occupation outside the world of public power, entails lower status, less power, and less control of resources than paid work.
Henry Ward Beecher A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
Katie Holmes We had such a wonderful set of circumstances in Wilmington. Yes, the four of us became famous literally overnight, but we were in a small town and we always knew when people were coming down. We always knew when to behave.
Victoria Justice It's nice to just embrace the natural beauty within you.
Rainer Maria Rilke Surely all art is the result of one's having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, where no one can go any further.

Andrew Bird

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