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I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style.
~By Jelly Roll Morton ~


When a documentary filmmaker, working in the style that I do, suggests that there has been a shooting ratio of 40 hours to every one hour of finished film, that doesn't mean that the other 39 are bad.
~By Ken Burns ~


The American order reveals a method that was largely the outcome of material necessity, as exemplified by the Colonial style and the grid.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


I am certain that most composers today would consider today's music to be rich, not to say confusing, in its enormous diversity of styles, technical procedures, and systems of esthetics.
~By George Crumb ~


The purpose cannot be creating self-styled democracies, but rather encouraging steps that are conducive to establishing democratic rule at universal standards. Obviously, this would be a formidable journey.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


It was a very bizarre experience for me, to get the songs together, go in there, and try to deliver them as I would perhaps in a live setting. But I realized that I couldn't take on that coffeehouse style that I came from and go in there and burn it up.
~By Jason Mraz ~


I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you're never likely to be accurate in the details, or the paraphernalia and style.
~By Stephen Fry ~


As you can probably tell, I like films and directors that bring a totally unique style to filming action.
~By John Foster ~


Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.
~By Jacques Barzun ~


Yet Aristotle's excellence of substance, so far from being associated with the grand style, is associated with something that at times comes perilously near jargon.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


He never chooses an opinion; he just wears whatever happens to be in style.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


Today's smartest advertising style is tomorrow's corn.
~By William Bernbach ~


Hemingway was a prisoner of his style. No one can talk like the characters in Hemingway except the characters in Hemingway. His style in the wildest sense finally killed him.
~By William Burroughs ~


No, I come for a hippy lifestyle, it's very open; my parents are both hippies.
~By Shia LaBeouf ~


I progressed through so many different styles of music through my teen years, both as a player and a vocalist, particularly the jazz and pop of the early 20th Century.
~By Jeff Healey ~


That was one of the big problems when I was at Harvard studying music. We had to write choral pieces in the style of Brahms or Mendelssohn, which was distressing because in the end you realized how good Brahms is, and how bad you are.
~By Elliott Carter ~


No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to.
~By Frank Zappa ~


Working with my new coach has helped a lot. I've been a lot more focused and I'm doing all the little things in order to get faster. It's been a total lifestyle change really.
~By Tyler Christopher ~


With Stacy, it was interesting because you know he was within all this chaos, all these different lives that were so broken and so much anger and so much frustration and their skating came out of that, their different styles came out of that.
~By John Robinson ~


Somebody said to me this morning, 'To what do you attribute your longevity?' I don't know. I mean, I couldn't have planned my life out better. By all accounts I should be dead! The abuse I put my body through: the drugs, the alcohol, the lifestyle I've lived the last 30 years!
~By Ozzy Osbourne ~


I have invented the Thermometer style.
~By Josef Albers ~


Eclecticism is the word. Like a jazz musician who creates his own style out of the styles around him, I play by ear.
~By Ralph Ellison ~


You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


Not only the style, but the way in which you don't exactly know what on earth has happened or is happening till about page two hundred - then it all becomes apparent in a blinding flash.
~By Nicholas Mosley ~


So there is a personal sense of style for a given work - I don't like a general style, but every work has its own style, and I want to create a style for every work.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


I never knew a writer yet who took the smallest pains with his style and was at the same time readable.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Of course there are moments that you wonder how long you should be doing it because there are other aspects which are not nice, of this lifestyle. But I just love winning.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


A style is not a matter of camera angles or fancy footwork, it's an expression, an accurate expression of your particular opinion.
~By Karel Reisz ~


I knew style and content went hand in hand.
~By Boy George ~


People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


I love being a musician. I love the lifestyle. But I think it's probably as difficult and frustrating as anything.
~By Trevor Dunn ~


I have always tended toward a lush prose style, but I take care to modulate it from story to story and to strip it down entirely when necessary.
~By Jeff Vandermeer ~


You must avoid giving hostages to fortune, like getting an expensive wife, an expensive house, and a style of living that never lets you aford the time to take the chance to write what you wish.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


Many people tend to look at programming styles and languages like religions: if you belong to one, you cannot belong to others. But this analogy is another fallacy.
~By Niklaus Wirth ~


When I was working on Eye of the Beholder, I played a character who is so aloof that my whole lifestyle became very aloof. If someone knocked on my door, there was a part of me that went into a rage, because I wanted to be isolated and alone.
~By Ashley Judd ~


Don't settle for style. Succeed in substance.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


All my stories are webs of style and none seems at first blush to contain much kinetic matter. For me style is matter.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


I think it was the right time for me to retire because nowadays tennis is too incredibly fast and you can say that my style tennis went out of fashion.
~By Jana Novotna ~


Growing up in Hollywood it seemed like every kid was the child of some star. We had no idea that other people would think we were special, because there was no other lifestyle to compare it to.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


I love the fashion world. I love clothes. I love style.
~By Kaley Cuoco ~


I wanted to keep exploring... I'm not about to choose a series of movies in which I can use the same bag of tricks and style that I used in the first film.
~By Sam Mendes ~


I like to think that if I were gay I would be out. Rupert Everett-style.
~By Ben Affleck ~


However, it may occur that we will find ourselves using a variety of fuel sources to give us the energy we need support our lifestyles and boost our economy.
~By Virgil Goode ~


I was able to work out all sorts of attitudes to style and event and character, all of which affected the way I came to think about my own writing. I believe that all good writers are original.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic style emerges as the most remarkable in the world.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


And shooting things in a documentary style was a good way to create tension and energy without money.
~By Michael Patrick Jann ~


I shed many a tear when the steam engines went out of style on the railroads. I'd like to seem them come back, but I realize the diesels are more efficient.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


Well, in features, and in writing especially, it's often the style of the writer comes in.
~By Kurt Loder ~


I didn't follow the standard rules of bass playing, and many musicians on many different instruments who became noteworthy for their unique or particular style did a very similar thing.
~By Billy Sheehan ~


I've created a vocabulary of different styles. I draw from many different ways to take a picture. Sometimes I go back to reportage, to journalism.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


In those days a concert was a personal experience. I wanted to be as close as possible to the audience, and of course big stadiums didn't enable you to do that. It wasn't my style.
~By Cat Stevens ~


I was wildly out of style when that television theme song suddenly pushed its way onto the Top Ten. It was certainly not the record company trying to make that happen.
~By John Sebastian ~


Winning Nobel imposed on me a lifestyle to which I am not used and which I would not have preferred.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


I love my lifestyle now, but at the end of nine months, you're toast. You are toast. It's like running a marathon. You can't think while you're doing it. Especially when different directors come in who are not part of the posse, the circle.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


As much as I didn't want to change, lifestyles do change.
~By Christopher Atkins ~


There are movies that require fantasy and slightly more fantastical acting. Lines that are good for certain movies, in real life circumstances, would be absolutely unbelievable things to really say, and you would look at these people like they're freaks for conversing that way. But somehow for certain styles of movies, it works, and it seems fine.
~By Christian Bale ~


I never regarded my pictures as very much to be proud of, except in this, the craft, the style.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


Like, I kind of developed my musical style in a vacuum. Even though I listen to a lot of stuff, the way I wrote was in my bedroom, really privately. It's still the way I write, actually.
~By Liz Phair ~


Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style.
~By David Byrne ~


An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc.
~By Henri Matisse ~


I've obviously made a very nice amount of money. I have a very nice lifestyle. I get to do what I love. Very few actors get to do that, and even fewer are lucky enough to work steadily for 24 years.
~By Erika Slezak ~


Feels good to try, but playing a father, I'm getting a little older. I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
~By Adam Sandler ~


Do you want to tear your life apart and get rid of everything you've known as a lifestyle? Like seeing your family? Being with your friends? A fishing trip? A hunting trip? A night's sleep?
~By Walter F. Mondale ~


I saw it as a challenge to play with Pat and we put hours and hours into it, usually on the bus. The trick was to find something that we both wanted to play within our different styles which would add up to being greater than the sum of its parts.
~By Bill Bruford ~


In Japan they prefer the realistic style. They like answers and conclusions, but my stories have none. I want to leave them wide open to every possibility. I think my readers understand that openness.
~By Haruki Murakami ~


Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura Bush about how to help her husband. This week it's religion. It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment.
~By Sally Quinn ~


Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
~By Sasha Cohen ~


Diana Ross is a big inspiration to all of us. We all grew up watching everything about her - her mike placement, her grace, her style and her class.
~By Beyonce Knowles ~


Despite what many Americans think, most Soviets do not yearn for capitalism or Western-style democracy.
~By Dan Rather ~


I do not think I reinvent myself. Wearing my hair differently or changing my style of dress is playing dress-up. I don't take it too seriously.
~By Mariah Carey ~


We used the Western style to express our own themes and stories. But don't forget that our heritage includes The Thousand and One Nights.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


That's what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter. Their music wasn't a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren't afraid to stick out.
~By Shelby Lynne ~


Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.
~By Gore Vidal ~


It's like Willie Nelson. You're an artist and you have different styles inside of you.
~By Suzy Bogguss ~


He can develop sense and style, in the manner of distinguished modern prose, in which event he may be sure that the result will not fall into any objective form.
~By John C. Ransom ~


When critics are waiting to pounce upon poetic style on exactly the same grounds as if it were prose, the poets tremble.
~By John C. Ransom ~


For example I don't work with William Hurt the same way that I will work with Viggo. They're different guys and they work in different ways. So a good sensitive director has his general style and technique and personality that he uses but you don't impose that on the actors.
~By David Cronenberg ~


Israel is one of the easiest places to play ball. When I say easy I am referring to the easy lifestyle an athlete has while in Israel. It's very easy to get around the country, because it's so small.
~By Michael Kennedy ~


I'm just a simple kid from Brooklyn who landed into the most enchanted lifestyle imaginable.
~By Michael Musto ~


There are tons of people who are late to trends by nature and adopt a trend after it's no longer in fashion. They exist in mutual funds. They exist in clothes. They exist in cars. They exist in lifestyles.
~By Jim Cramer ~


You need a routine, to be able to spend some time with a person, and my lifestyle is constantly on the move.
~By Patricia Velasquez ~


It was my mom and I against the world. We lived in New York in this bohemian lifestyle where an extended group of artists and photographers were like my aunts and uncles.
~By Brooke Shields ~


Joan of Arc had style. Jesus had style.
~By Charles Bukowski ~


I spent a few years here in Memphis, in the late '70s and early '80s, where I was studying a lot of country blues players and their styles. So it seems like every record I'll do, I will appropriate these blues styles that I remember.
~By Alex Chilton ~


Without getting real personal, we liked our bass player Ed. He was a great guy and he was a good bass player but his playing was suited for a different style of band.
~By Lou Gramm ~


I cannot now change my style, which I acquired, as you can imagine, by dint of labour.
~By Henri Rousseau ~


Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
~By Sachin Tendulkar ~


I make it clear why I write as I do and why other poets write as they do. After hundreds of experiments I decided to go my own way in style and see what would happen.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


A shift is necessary toward lifestyles less geared to environmental damaging consumption patterns.
~By Maurice Strong ~


I never lost a freestyle race. Never. Not even in the YMCA.
~By Johnny Weissmuller ~


Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
~By Coco Chanel ~


When you turn on your radio, you don't always want to hear about someone shootin' some person. Even if that's the lifestyle they live, people don't always want to hear it.
~By Missy Elliot ~


I never thought about being a writer as I grew up. A writer wasn't something I wanted to be. An outfielder was something to be. Most of what I know about style I learned from Roberto Clemente.
~By John Sayles ~


I think that various styles and methods and approaches are an invention of people who don't understand the process of acting and who try very hard to label things.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


I guess my style is a cross between David Bowie and Clint Eastwood.
~By Dylan McDermott ~


Folk rock was my real roots. I did a few gigs as a folk artist, in the style of Fairport Convention.
~By Alan Parsons ~


But even gold is not everything: and only a fanatic, and a rather foolish fanatic, would say that this style of fiction summed up and exhausted all the good that fiction could give and do.
~By George Saintsbury ~


His name, even, is part of the marketing scheme, I mean, Thelonious Sphere Monk - how can you think of a better name to fit his style of playing?
~By Matthew Shipp ~


I enjoy all aspects of singing and I'm luckily given the choice to be part of different styles of music.
~By Bryn Terfel ~

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October 20 ,2021
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