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But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


It was the best route to get folks to understand segregation fast. Civil rights and women's rights had a clear history. Making the transition to rights for people with disabilities became easier because we had the history of the other two.
~By Major Owens ~


It is always open season on Christian and on white folks because they are the group you can kick and you can get away with it. It is politically correct.
~By Jack Kingston ~


Folk-rock hasn't changed much over the decades since the Byrds started it.
~By Steve Forbert ~


The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful. I find myself doing funny things like gardening, and cooking, which I rarely do in London.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


In fact, I really didn't get enthused about his Secretary of State race until I attended a couple of his rallies and found out there were a bunch of young folks that there were a bunch of young folks that he had been able to recruit on his own.
~By Birch Bayh ~


My style is to keep folks in place who are good managers and want to win.
~By Tom Hicks ~


I know folks all have a tizzy about it, but I like a little bourbon of an evening. It helps me sleep. I don't much care what they say about it.
~By Lillian Gordy Carter ~


I got hooked into folk music by accident, because that's what white college kids liked when I was a child.
~By Stephen Stills ~


I go wild on a stage. Some folks have measured us an image. They pretend us to be saints. And that image is much tougher to keep up with. Because that's not who we are.
~By Donnie Wahlberg ~


My God, these folks don't know how to love - that's why they love so easily.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


This is the kind of problem you want to have! Country radio has been great to me my whole career. I can't thank those folks enough.
~By George Strait ~


I used to be friends with Miles Davis. He didn't like many folks. I lived across the street from him.
~By Rip Torn ~


We were like psychedelic folk combined with Sonic Youth's noise.
~By Daisy Berkowitz ~


There are no bridges in folk songs because the peasants died building them.
~By Eugene Chadbourne ~


Most of all, our troops from Alabama said they appreciate the care packages from folks back home.
~By Mike Rogers ~


Nowadays, business is all about productivity - and our folks produce.
~By John Hoeven ~


Rich folks always talk hard times.
~By Lillian Smith ~


If the parties get too close together they lose their identities, if they get too far apart you're not going to get a whole lot done because you almost always need to have some folks on the other side of the aisle to accomplish anything.
~By Tom Allen ~


When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions.
~By Paul Henderson ~


Folk music was out there. Clubs were springing up and they were hot with the college kids.
~By Dick Smothers ~


In more recent years, I've become more and more fascinated with the indigenous folklore of this land, Native American folklore, and also Hispanic folklore now that I live in the Southwest.
~By Terri Windling ~


The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.
~By Elvis Presley ~


I developed some unique software to public it on the web that I call the Folklore Project.
~By Andy Hertzfeld ~


But Patsy, she was a great, great girl. And Brenda Lee is a wonderful person, and her mama Grace. I've known those folks for years and years and years.
~By Mel Tillis ~


Everything that has ever been called folk art has always reflected domination.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


They do not merely collect texts; they must also gather data about the context and the informant and, above all, write an analysis of the items based upon the course readings and lecture material on folklore theory and method.
~By Alan Dundes ~


When we moved back to the US, folk music was all the rage. So I traded in my banjo for a guitar.
~By Michael Storm ~


The trouble with organizing a thing is that pretty soon folks get to paying more attention to the organization than to what they're organized for.
~By Laura Ingalls Wilder ~


I grew up listening to a lot of soul music, and a lot of folk music.
~By Katey Sagal ~


One of the things that I always say about bioterrorism, whether it's ourselves at the federal level, folks at the state level, or folks in the private industry, we've done many great things, especially since 9/11.
~By Mike Johanns ~


If a student takes the whole series of my folklore courses including the graduate seminars, he or she should learn something about fieldwork, something about bibliography, something about how to carry out library research, and something about how to publish that research.
~By Alan Dundes ~


When I was younger, I was in love with everything about the British Isles, from British folklore to Celtic music. That was always where my passions were as a young girl, and so I studied folklore as a college student in England and Ireland.
~By Terri Windling ~


What I find interesting about folklore is the dialogue it gives us with storytellers from centuries past.
~By Terri Windling ~


I was pretty young when my father was prime minister, so it wasn't really a big part of my life. My folks were away a lot, meeting foreign dignitaries and that sort of thing, but it never struck me as odd. If anything it allowed me to get into all sorts of mischief.
~By Julian McMahon ~


Folks, this is perfect weather for today's game. Not a breath of air.
~By Curt Gowdy ~


At the same time all this was happening, there was a folk song revival movement goingon, so the commercial music industry was actually changed by the Civil Rights Movement.
~By Bernice Johnson Reagon ~


I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.
~By Harper Lee ~


I've been getting into Nick Drake lately, the folk singer. Sad, gorgeous stuff.
~By Anthony Doerr ~


Folks can't carry around money in their pocket. They've got to go to an ATM machine, and they've got to pay a few dollars to get their own dollars out of the machine. Who ever thought you'd pay cash to get cash? That's where we've gotten to.
~By Bill Janklow ~


Most organizations should be pro-active, but philanthropists concerned with poverty should deliberately be reactive, learning from the efforts of ordinary folks who tired of looking the other way as their communities fell apart.
~By Marvin Olasky ~


Well folks, that's about it for the show tonight.
~By John Fahey ~


I grew up listening to spiritual music, Blind Willie Johnson and folk.
~By Ben Harper ~


My feet ain't got nothing to do with my nickname, but when folks get it in their heads that a feller's got big feet, soon the feet start looking big.
~By Satchel Paige ~


As my career has progressed, I've had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn't change my desire to entertain folks. That's really who I am.
~By George Benson ~


Folks, I've had the best seat in the house. Thanks for sharing it, I'll see you down the road.
~By Brent Musburger ~


This administration and these folk who run Washington are no more interested in our welfare and our well being than the man on the moon. And we have got to start taking our destiny into our hands.
~By Tavis Smiley ~


There are divers men who make a great show of loyalty, and pretend to such discretion in the hidden things they hear, that at the end folk come to put faith in them.
~By Marie de France ~


I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own personal knowledge of national, regional, religious, ethnic, occupational, and family folklore traditions.
~By Alan Dundes ~


Read the folklore masters. Go to galleries. Walk in the woods. That's what you need to be an artist or storyteller.
~By Terri Windling ~


We need to take responsibility and educate people. That's why black folks don't like me. I always say it's our responsibility to make safe neighborhoods. It's our job to get them cleaned up.
~By Charles Evers ~


It's taken folk a while to come around, hasn't it? Even the boys in the band weren't too sure about the whole art thing. They just wanted me to concentrate on the music. But they respect it now.
~By Ron Wood ~


I have a better internal and intuitive understanding of folklore and myth than science and technology, so in that way fantasy is easier.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


Folk is bare bones music.
~By Ben Harper ~


I just want to go through Central Park and watch folks passing by. Spend the whole day watching people. I miss that.
~By Barack Obama ~


Remember folks stop lights timed for 35 mph are also timed for 70 mph.
~By Jim Samuels ~


Folks who are getting their strokes in the South are not as unhappy with Howard Dean. You don't see anybody starting any movement to get him out of office.
~By Gwen Ifill ~


There's a glorious sense of freedom in comedy, just allowing myself to tell jokes, allowing myself to interrupt myself and tell old African folk stories that I made up - or didn't - and Jamaican stories.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


Well, I don't think it ever did, but in the early '60s I got interested in folk music.
~By Warren Zevon ~


A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places. You're always looking for somebody to love you, be accepted, and there's the insecurities that are even transmitted through rap. Everyone is trying to aim to please too much.
~By Chuck D. ~


Logically, when you talkin' about folk music and blues, you find out it's music of just plain people.
~By Brownie McGhee ~


I see it as one of my jobs to make sure that, it sounds ridiculous, but to make sure the folks are eating, make sure folks are getting enough fluids, make sure folks are, you know, comfortable in the orbiter.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


That was one of the best, exciting things for me to play with them. They were very young and eager to go. I'd been playing with a band that was mostly old folks that had been together so long we couldn't do anything to excite each other.
~By Earl Scruggs ~


We didn't have a garage to rehearse in. We had to aggravate the folks in the house. But I got a chance to play in a beer joint, and that's how it started.
~By Charlie Daniels ~


But, also, before I even go on the Medicare prescription drug debate, I always tell the folks in rural Illinois, and I represent 30 counties south of Springfield down to Indiana and Kentucky, that in this bill is the best rural package for hospitals ever passed.
~By John Shimkus ~


Different strokes, for different folks.
~By Sly Stone ~


We continue to fight for good jobs that pay well and jobs that last. Helping to get folks back to work is about helping them to regain their dignity and pride. That's what families care about.
~By Jodi Rell ~


The kind of society which we still have is maybe, in some cases, getting worse. Competition is becoming a virtue. Intense competition drives people to go more and more into self-interest. Even to see other folks as competition.
~By Major Owens ~


How can I be a folk? I'm from the suburbs you know.
~By John Fahey ~


The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


We had a certain kind of really big prestige among, I suppose not just intellectual folk, but a sort of nice middle class intelligent folk of a very urban nature.
~By Adolph Green ~


Fleetwood Mac are more like a folk-rock band.
~By Ann Wilson ~


My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
~By David Crosby ~


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.
~By Alan Lomax ~


I didn't really have an act per se - a theatrical performance, as opposed to just: here I am, folks, and you're all supposed to be dead quiet while I sing eight or nine songs, then get off the stage.
~By Mel Torme ~


I think my election is one of several indications that gay and lesbian folk are being brought more into the center of things. I'd like to think that my election signals my bringing of gay and lesbian folk into the center of the church.
~By Gene Robinson ~


If you want that good feeling that comes from doing things for other folks then you have to pay for it in abuse and misunderstanding.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


Everybody needs history but the people who need it most are poor folks - people without resources or options.
~By Henry Hampton ~


I didn't know Charlie before doing the movie, but I was a huge fan of the British Queer as Folk.
~By Nathan Lane ~


I usually don't mind giving autographs, but when hundreds of folks with paper and pen start coming at you, it's time to seek shelter.
~By Mary Lou Retton ~


It was really fun. Well, Bobby was just basically a folk singer. He didn't play with any bands or anything, like all the rest of us. Just played his guitar and sang his songs.
~By Barry McGuire ~


That odd idea that one person can go to a foreign part and in this rather odd voice describe it to the folks back home doesn't make much sense in the post-colonial world.
~By Robyn Davidson ~


Somewhere between 50 to 60 percent of the food you eat has been touched by immigrant hands, and it is fair to say some of them are not here as they should be here. But if you didn't have these folks, you would be spending a lot more - three, four or five times more - for food, or we would have to import food and have all the food security risks.
~By Tom Vilsack ~


The only folk I can judge are people like Woody Allen who I think is a genius, largely because I think he has beaten the system. He has his own company, and his films are all his own ideas. It's his direction, and so it comes out the way he imagined it.
~By Nigel Kneale ~


I'll be damned if I want most folks out there to do unto me what they do unto themselves.
~By Toni Cade Bambara ~


As soon as white folks say a play's good, the theater is jammed with blacks and whites.
~By August Wilson ~


To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as basing stories on Roman mythology, Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies.
~By Richard King ~


I think most folks are good folks.
~By Judge Mills Lane ~


My family, frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church, so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead.
~By Barack Obama ~


Those folks out in the space suits are going to be getting beat up.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


Someone asked me years ago if it were true that I disliked Jews, and I replied that it was certainly true, not at all because they are Jews but because they are folks, and I don't like folks.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


I remember growing up always loving the guitar. I used to love to watch the people play on the Country Western shows on TV. My folks told me that when I was just a toddler, I used to pretend I was playing a guitar on a toothpick.
~By Carl Wilson ~


I even played bass for a while. Besides playing electric guitar, I'd also get asked to play some acoustic stuff. But, since I didn't have an acoustic guitar at the time, I used to borrow one from a friend so I could play folk joints.
~By Mark Knopfler ~


Folks don't like to have somebody around knowing more than they do.
~By Harper Lee ~


That's all folks!
~By Mel Blanc ~


There is more to folklore research than fieldwork. This is why in all of my other upper-division courses I require a term paper involving original research.
~By Alan Dundes ~


I think as long as there are folks on the fringe who want to make movies, the indie scene will still be around. I do think it's getting harder to get them seen though.
~By Joshua Leonard ~


We are thinking ahead to long-term care, aware that many folks don't plan ahead and won't be ready. We want to see to it that people will have choices.
~By Christine Gregoire ~


Again, one of the problems I have with television, as I mentioned before, is it's trivial in many ways, and I think that a lot of folks out there are looking for new metaphors and new ways of thinking about things.
~By J. Michael Straczynski ~


The school was prone to dishing out punishments for anything creative that didn't fit with expectation - I just followed the logic and figured the folk club was probably much the same.
~By David Knopfler ~

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