Authors that match 'flash'.

Grandmaster Flash American Musician (1958-)

Quotations that match 'flash'.

Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun. Franz Grillparzer
[ Flash Genius Lightning Resembles Sun Wisdom]
True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it. Charlotte Bronte
[ Admire Enthusiasm Feeling Fine Flash See True Whose]
My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning. James Otis
[ Almighty Dear Eternity Flash God His Hope Into Lightning Out Providence Righteous Shall Sister Take Time Will]
Not only that, but when I first met Joe, to my intense delight, he showed me that he was a collector. He was collecting some of the early Tarzan pages by Hal Foster, and, later, early Flash Gordons; and I found that we were both absolutely interested in the same type of thing. Joe Shuster
[ Absolutely Both Collecting Collector Delight Early First Flash Foster Found Hal Intense Interested Joe Later Met Only Pages Same Showed Some Tarzan Thing Type Were]
Ego is to the true self what a flashlight is to a spotlight. John Bradshaw
[ Ego Self Spotlight True]
I don't see how they can with most of my pieces, but I think it's unfortunate that they can through familiarity with flashy performances of a great deal of other music. Peter Maxwell Davies
[ Deal Familiarity Flashy Great How Most Music Other Performances Pieces See Think Through Unfortunate]
The first day of shooting I walk up to Christopher Walken, and I said, Should I call you Mr. Walken or Chris? He goes, "Call me Flash." Michael Rosenbaum
[ Call Chris Christopher Day First Flash Goes Mr Said Shooting Should Up Walk Walken]
Life is not significant details, illuminated by a flash, fixed forever. Photographs are. Susan Sontag
[ Details Fixed Flash Forever Illuminated Life Photographs Significant]
Square cuts which ordinarily would have flashed to the boundary earned only two, and I believe that those two innings would have been worth 150 apiece in a county match. Frank Woolley
[ Apiece Been Believe Boundary County Cuts Earned Flashed Innings Match Only Ordinarily Square Those Two Which Worth Would]
Now when the two armies met, many and fierce were the combats waged between them, and blows were given and received, and swords flashed and showers of arrows descended on all sides. Ferdowsi
[ Armies Arrows Between Blows Descended Fierce Flashed Given Many Met Now Received Showers Sides Swords Them Two Waged Were]
The only character I ever remember actually creating in a flash of inspiration was George Liquor. God planted that in my head in an instant. John Kricfalusi
[ Actually Character Creating Ever Flash George God Head Inspiration Instant Liquor Only Planted Remember]
I have had fans make me the big picture collages of the photo books; I have had fans send me birthday cakes... sing to me on my voicemail. I have had fans flash me. I have had older fans give me their bras and underwear onstage. Puff Daddy
[ Big Birthday Books Bras Cakes Collages Fans Flash Give Had Make Older Onstage Photo Picture Send Sing Their Underwear]
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. Erich Segal
[ Banners Bells Checked Comes Ears Flashing Get Hear Lights Love Quietly True Without Your]
Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone. Hodding Carter
[ Around Darkness Else Everything Flash Gone Leaves Lightning Lights Loud Makes News Noise Suddenly Television Then Up]
People who can pull you in and take you on a journey, as opposed to simply adding flash. Again, that feels very clinical, and I don't respond to that the way I used to. Bill Sienkiewicz
[ Adding Again Clinical Feels Flash Journey Opposed Pull Respond Simply Take Used Very Way]
Here's a little newsflash for those reporters and commentators: I'm not going to Washington to seek their good opinion. I'm going to Washington to serve this great country. Sarah Palin
[ Commentators Country Going Good Great Here Little Opinion Reporters Seek Serve Their Those Washington]
Looking back across the years, so many pictures flash on the screen of my memory that just as I begin to see one clearly, another slides in, blotting out the first, itself to be pushed aside by the next and the next and the next. Conrad Veidt
[ Across Another Aside Back Begin Blotting Clearly First Flash Itself Just Looking Many Memory Next Out Pictures Pushed Screen See Slides Years]
They, astounded at the flash of the armor, and the swiftness of the charge, and attacked by showers of arrows and missiles, half naked as they were, never stopped to resist but gave way. Arrian
[ Armor Arrows Astounded Attacked Charge Flash Gave Half Missiles Naked Never Resist Showers Stopped Swiftness Way Were]
I've always liked Dennis Chambers, he's real flashy. Travis Barker
[ Always Chambers Dennis Flashy Liked Real]
It's a big flash of all these things and whatever you take out of that statement's one statement, one mind, one statement, one act, one show, and all the songs are one. Alice Cooper
[ Act Big Flash Mind Out Show Songs Statement Take These Things Whatever]
We turned the switch, saw the flashes, watched for ten minutes, then switched everything off and went home. That night I knew the world was headed for sorrow. Leo Szilard
[ Everything Flashes Headed Home Knew Minutes Night Off Saw Sorrow Switch Switched Ten Then Turned Watched Went World]
Calendars and clocks exist to measure time, but that signifies little because we all know that an hour can seem as eternity or pass in a flash, according to how we spend it. Michael Ende
[ According Because Calendars Clocks Eternity Exist Flash Hour How Know Little Measure Pass Seem Signifies Spend Time]
The present and the past coexist, but the past shouldn't be in flashback. Alain Resnais
[ Coexist Past Present]
It came to me then in a flash that obviously the temperature of the water was responsible for the nystagmus. Robert Barany
[ Came Flash Obviously Responsible Temperature Then Water]
By the time May rolls around, I'm probably going to want to spend a month on an island. But if Steven Spielberg or Steven Soderbergh or any number of directors were to say 'Hey, there's this role, are you interested?' I'd be there in a flash. Marg Helgenberger
[ Any Around Directors Flash Going Hey Interested Island May Month Number Probably Role Rolls Say Soderbergh Spend Spielberg Steven Time Want Were]
You can't remember the plot of the Dr Who movie because it didn't have one, just a lot of plot holes strung together. It did have a lot of flashing lights, though. Terry Prachett
[ Because Did Dr Flashing Holes Just Lights Lot Movie Plot Remember Strung Though Together]
Thought is only a flash between two long nights, but this flash is everything. Henri Poincare
[ Between Everything Flash Long Nights Only Thought Two]
What I'm trying to do now in my life - not just with the building, but with everything - is to construct things that will have enduring qualities, and won't just be ephemeral flashes in the pan. Sylvester Stallone
[ Building Construct Enduring Ephemeral Everything Flashes Just Life Now Pan Qualities Things Trying Will Won]
My goal in sailing isn't to be brilliant or flashy in individual races, just to be consistent over the long run. Dennis Conner
[ Brilliant Consistent Flashy Goal Individual Just Long Over Races Run Sailing]
I couldn't stop looking at the award when I received it. It was as if my whole career flashed in front of me, from beginning to the moment I was handed the Golden Globe. Sharon Stone
[ Award Beginning Career Flashed Front Globe Golden Handed Looking Moment Received Stop Whole]
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. Nicholas Mosley
[ Apparent Becomes Blinding Earth Exactly Flash Happened Happening Hundred Know Only Page Style Then Till Two Way Which]
Seems like it's going to be really hard to make money at it, and, therefore, really hard to get any great games done. Much like Flash games, the audience is huge, but the content isn't likely to be good enough to have people pay for it. Mike Wilson
[ Any Audience Content Done Enough Flash Games Get Going Good Great Hard Huge Likely Make Money Much Pay Really Seems Therefore]
I am one of the founders of Hip-Hop along with my brothers Kool DJ Herc and Grandmaster Flash. Afrika Bambaataa
[ Along Am Brothers Dj Flash Founders Hip-Hop Kool]
You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time. Jimi Hendrix
[ Flashing Give Keep Love Order Singing Those Time Words]
To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry. John Andrew Holmes
[ Alive Always Apprehend Beautiful Beautifully Feel Flash Flow Language Means Most Poetry Reading Ready Something Sudden]
I don't enjoy good food. I don't enjoy flashy cars. I don't care if I live in a dump. I don't enjoy good clothes. This is the best I've dressed in months. Jack Kevorkian
[ Best Care Cars Clothes Dressed Dump Enjoy Flashy Food Good Live Months]
My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is. Saint Augustine
[ Attained Bathed Contradictory Experience Extracting Find Flash Glance Hurried Images Itself Light Might Mind Out Sensuous Thoughts Throng Thus Vision Wherein Which Withdrew]
I wasn't very funny or flashy, I was kind of boring. Katie Holmes
[ Boring Flashy Funny Kind Very]
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity. Joseph Addison
[ Breaks Cheerfulness Clouds Daylight Fills Flash Gloom Keeps Kind Lightning Mind Mirth Moment Perpetual Serenity Steady Through Up]
Elvis' disappearing body is like a flashing event horizon at the edge of the black hole that is America today. Arthur Kroker
[ America Black Body Disappearing Edge Elvis Event Flashing Hole Horizon Today]
I watch sitcoms like Seinfeld, and here's a newsflash, but what a great show. Scott Wolf
[ Great Here Seinfeld Show Sitcoms Watch]
From each one of them rose separate columns of smoke, meeting in a pall overhead, and through the smoke came stabbing flashes of fire as German shells burst with thudding shocks of sound. This was the front line of battle. Philip Gibbs
[ Battle Burst Came Columns Each Fire Flashes Front German Line Meeting Overhead Rose Separate Shells Shocks Smoke Sound Stabbing Them Through]
If I went to them all dressed up and flashed a nice smile for the cameras it would probably be easier for me to get work. But I just can't tolerate it. Charlie Hunnam
[ Cameras Dressed Easier Flashed Get Just Nice Probably Smile Them Tolerate Up Went Work Would]
I'm not saying that Sam J. Jones was Flash Gordon - there's no such thing. No actor can be the person, that's a bunch of crap. People pay to see an actor be himself, whether he plays Hamlet or whatever. Sam J. Jones
[ Actor Bunch Crap Flash Gordon Hamlet Himself Jones Pay Person Plays Sam Saying See Such Thing Whatever Whether]
You can't fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights. Bob Barker
[ Dancing Flashing Fool Girls Lights Television Viewers]
It wasn't just about flashing lights and pinball machines blowing up and things like that. It was about using encores, bringing back the good songs and using techniques that I knew about from rock performance. Pete Townshend
[ Back Blowing Bringing Encores Flashing Good Just Knew Lights Machines Performance Pinball Rock Songs Techniques Things Up Using]
I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine, I get flashes of anger. What works for me is working out when it's useful to use that anger. Alan Alda
[ Anger Angry Flashes Get Imagine Most Out Person Than Use Useful Working Works Would]
Originally the film opened with Ryan in the doctor's office, being told his wife is dying. Then we see him walking the streets, and the story is told in flashback. Arthur Hiller
[ Being Doctor Dying Film Him His Office Opened Originally Ryan See Story Streets Then Told Walking Wife]
The true picture of the past flits by. The past can be seized only as an image which flashes up at the instant when it can be recognized and is never seen again. Walter Benjamin
[ Again Flashes Image Instant Never Only Past Picture Recognized Seen Seized True Up Which]
My romantically favorite era is 78, 79 listening to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4, the live tapes, echo chamber and break beats. Kool Moe Dee
[ Beats Break Chamber Echo Era Favorite Flash Furious Listening Live Tapes]
And I was in another band called Flash In The Pan, which was soca, Latin music, down in Laguna Beach. Travis Barker
[ Another Band Beach Called Down Flash Latin Music Pan Which]
When we go to play, you flip around and flash around and everything, and then they're not gonna see nothin' but what their eyes see. Forget about their ears. Jimi Hendrix
[ Around Ears Everything Eyes Flash Flip Forget Go Gonna Nothin Play See Their Then]
But, when you have to resort to turntables, trick lights, flashing lights, fire and all that, you're actually saying, I need this because what I do is not all that together. Buddy Rich
[ Actually Because Fire Flashing Lights Need Resort Saying Together Trick Turntables]
When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit. Constantin Brancusi
[ Arrest Body Eyes Fins Fish Flash Flashing Floating Give Just Made Movement Pattern Reality Scales See Seen Shape Speed Spirit Think Through Want Water Would]
Goodness is uneventful. It does not flash, it glows. David Grayson
[ Does Flash Glows Goodness]
Yes, but with the Cube there are many flashes, there are many aha's. Erno Rubik
[ Cube Flashes Many Yes]
He did not arrive at this conclusion by the decent process of quiet, logical deduction, nor yet by the blinding flash of glorious intuition, but by the shoddy, untidy process halfway between the two by which one usually gets to know things. Margery Allingham
[ Arrive Between Blinding Conclusion Decent Deduction Did Flash Gets Glorious Halfway Intuition Know Logical Nor Process Quiet Shoddy Things Two Usually Which Yet]
I was stranded in Disco. I went to dozens of darkened places with enough flashing lights to drive the average person mad. I felt lost in the pulse of sheer panic. Martha Reeves
[ Average Darkened Disco Dozens Drive Enough Felt Flashing Lights Lost Mad Panic Person Places Pulse Sheer Stranded Went]
I've wanted to do it for years, but every attempt at it has turned into another tune. We have actually taken a different approach, we're doing a lot of sampling - we're even sampling bits of Flash! Peter Banks
[ Actually Another Approach Attempt Bits Different Doing Even Every Flash Into Lot Sampling Taken Tune Turned Wanted Years]
Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals. T. E. Lawrence
[ Across Books Certain Flashing Generals Irrational Nine-Tenths Pool Tactics Taught Tenth Test]
Jesus Christ came into my prison cell last night, and every stone flashed like a ruby. Samuel Rutherford
[ Came Cell Christ Every Flashed Into Jesus Last Night Prison Ruby Stone]
Over the next few years the boardrooms of America are going to light up with hot flashes. Gail Sheehy
[ America Few Flashes Going Hot Light Next Over Up Years]
Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Appearance Character Divinity External Flash Imagination Mysticism Thus Wit Witty]
Playing well with others is important - not being too flashy, just keeping good time and of course coming up with cool beats. A good snare drum, kick drum, high hat. Just getting good at the hand feet coordination. Chad Smith
[ Beats Being Coming Cool Coordination Course Drum Feet Flashy Getting Good Hand Hat High Important Just Keeping Kick Others Playing Snare Time Too Up Well]
The brightest flashes in the world of thought are incomplete until they have been proven to have their counterparts in the world of fact. John Tyndall
[ Been Brightest Counterparts Fact Flashes Incomplete Proven Their Thought Until World]
So that's when I saw the DNA model for the first time, in the Cavendish, and that's when I saw that this was it. And in a flash you just knew that this was very fundamental. Sydney Brenner
[ Dna First Flash Fundamental Just Knew Model Saw Time Very]
Very few pilots even know how to read Morse code anymore. But if a pilot could read Morse code, he could tell which beacon he was approaching by the code that was flashing from it. Mike Ferguson
[ Anymore Approaching Beacon Code Could Even Few Flashing How Know Morse Pilot Pilots Read Tell Very Which]
Is it really so difficult to tell a good action from a bad one? I think one usually knows right away or a moment afterward, in a horrid flash of regret. Mary McCarthy
[ Action Afterward Away Bad Difficult Flash Good Horrid Knows Moment Really Regret Right Tell Think Usually]
To say that its wrong to feel this way is not the point; you do feel it. All you see is a flash of fire and, depending on your altitude, you don't even see that sometimes. James Dickey
[ Altitude Depending Even Feel Fire Flash Point Say See Sometimes Way Wrong Your]
I have always fought for ideas - until I learned that it isn't ideas but grief, struggle, and flashes of vision which enlighten. Margaret Anderson
[ Always Enlighten Flashes Fought Grief Ideas Learned Struggle Until Vision Which]
The Dark Side of the Moon has flash - the true flash that comes from the excellence of a superb performance. Alan Parsons
[ Comes Dark Excellence Flash Moon Performance Side Superb True]
The Bush Cabinet is quite interesting, there are no flashy people in there. No stars. They all seem quite focused and serious and knowledgeable about the areas to which they have been appointed. Morley Safer
[ Appointed Areas Been Bush Cabinet Flashy Focused Interesting Knowledgeable Quite Seem Serious Stars Which]
I had my electricity turned off three times because I never had time to pay my bills. It was a joke. I'm making a ton of money, and I'm walking around my apartment with flashlights. Sherry Stringfield
[ Apartment Around Because Bills Electricity Had Joke Making Money Never Off Pay Three Time Times Ton Turned Walking]
White collar conservative flashin down the street, pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume my kind will drop and die, but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high. Jimi Hendrix
[ Assume Collar Conservative Die Down Drop Finger Flag Freak Gonna High Kind Plastic Pointing Street Wave White Will]
Hoods are good parts because they're always flashy and attract attention. If you've got any ability, you can use that as a stepping stone. Richard Widmark
[ Ability Always Any Attention Attract Because Flashy Good Got Parts Stepping Stone Use]
Every time somebody tries to go in and reinvent what we do, it always ends up being more about technology and sets, and flash and dash, forgetting the main thing, which is interesting people saying interesting, important things. Diane Sawyer
[ Always Being Dash Ends Every Flash Forgetting Go Important Interesting Main More Reinvent Saying Sets Somebody Technology Thing Things Time Tries Up Which]
Amnesty is a big billboard, a flashing billboard, to the rest of the world that we don't really mean our immigration law. Richard Lamm
[ Amnesty Big Billboard Flashing Immigration Law Mean Our Really Rest World]
We just did a show in Providence, Rhode Island, and we got three puppy shots before we even got on the air, which was great. Although sometimes you get flashed by some puppies that you'd rather not see. They're more like mongrels. Jerry Lawler
[ Air Although Before Did Even Flashed Get Got Great Island Just More Providence Puppies Puppy Rather Rhode See Shots Show Some Sometimes Three Which]
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning. Samuel Butler
[ Dew Evanescent Flash Human Life Lightning Morning]
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow. Voltaire
[ Appears Flash Follow Which Will]
I thought it was all a flash in the pan. It wasn't until Broadway came along that I felt I had really made it. Julie Andrews
[ Along Broadway Came Felt Flash Had Made Pan Really Thought Until]
To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists. Arnold Bennett
[ Artist Artists Brain Dead Experience Fact Flash Granted Held Insight Living Matter Moments Previously Serves Sometimes Soul Sudden Transient Truth Where Which]
It is not because I do not love my adopted land - it is the natural feeling of one far from home, who remembers those happy, carefree days when life flowed at full tide, without responsibility, flashing past one like the drama in a fascinating story of adventure and romance. Erich von Stroheim
[ Adopted Adventure Because Carefree Days Drama Far Fascinating Feeling Flashing Flowed Full Happy Home Land Life Love Natural Past Remembers Responsibility Romance Story Those Tide Without]
We're a bit flashy, but the music's not one big noise. Freddie Mercury
[ Big Bit Flashy Music Noise]
The man who voyages strange seas must of necessity be a little unsure of himself. It is the man with the flashy air of knowing everything, who is always with it, that we should beware of. Fred Hoyle
[ Air Always Beware Everything Flashy Himself Knowing Little Man Must Necessity Seas Should Strange Unsure Voyages]
All has been looted, betrayed, sold; black death's wing flashed ahead. Anna Akhmatova
[ Ahead Been Betrayed Black Death Flashed Sold Wing]
Ikea people do not drive flashy cars or stay at luxury hotels. Ingvar Kamprad Car
[ Cars Drive Flashy Hotels Luxury Stay]
I remember when it was just the three Emcees and then Flash put Mr Ness down. Kool Moe Dee
[ Down Flash Just Mr Ness Put Remember Then Three]
We are not that flash, me or the missus. In fact, we are quite low-maintenance. Guy Ritchie
[ Fact Flash Quite]
I mean, if somebody said to me, junior year of college, you can go anywhere, your old man's paying for it, I'd have been gone in a flash. But I had to work. Every summer my mother would say, 'Get that job and hold on to it until August 30.' Chris Matthews
[ Anywhere August Been College Every Flash Get Go Gone Had Hold Job Junior Man Mean Mother Old Paying Said Say Somebody Summer Until Work Would Year Your]
Everywhere across whatever sorrows of which our life is woven, some radiant joy will gaily flash past. Nikolai Gogol
[ Across Everywhere Flash Joy Life Our Past Radiant Some Sorrows Whatever Which Will Woven]