Authors that match 'legend'.

John Legend American Musician (-)

Quotations that match 'legend'.

Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age. History
[ Age Attained Dignity Legend Lie]
Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion; America was the land of grubby pragmatism.
[ Always America Been Discussion Europe Grubby Home Land Legend Philosophical Subtle]
Nobody in America, in the modern generation, has read their mythology or legends.
[ America Generation Legends Modern Mythology Nobody Read Their]
Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices, the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank. Five windows are excellent, one window not so great. Architecture
[ Building Corner Could Dead Designed Even Excellent Expanse Five Glass Great Individual Legend Nations Offices Rank Said United Where Window Windows]
People are always asking me what it's like to be Judy Garland's daughter. It's hard to be a legend's child.
[ Always Asking Child Daughter Garland Hard Judy Legend]
I do like what Alicia Keys and John Legend are doing. With their music, you keep your clothes on.
[ Clothes Doing John Keep Keys Legend Music Their Your]
A lot of rock bands are truly a legend in their own minds.
[ Bands Legend Lot Minds Own Rock Their Truly]
To write history is so difficult that most historians are forced to make concessions to the technique of legende.
[ Concessions Difficult Forced Historians History Make Most Technique Write]
I'd love to talk to Joaquin Phoenix because he's a very private guy. Also, he's creating a new kind of sexy leading man. To me, his face is new and might be legendary someday.
[ Also Because Creating Face Guy His Kind Leading Legendary Love Man Might New Phoenix Private Sexy Someday Talk Very]
Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it.
[ Attached Every Graceful Legend Lonely Own Strange Tree Valley]
I want to make it faster than anyone has ever made it before. I'd like to be a legend by the time I'm 25.
[ Anyone Before Ever Faster Legend Made Make Than Time Want]
I intend to explode the myths about myself and get down to the real truth about the legend that is Batman.
[ Batman Down Explode Get Intend Legend Myself Myths Real Truth]
If I'm such a legend, then why am I so lonely? Let me tell you, legends are all very well if you've got somebody around who loves you.
[ Am Around Got Legend Legends Lonely Loves Somebody Such Tell Then Very Well Why]
But then I always wanted to play for Rangers. Man United is a great club and Alex Ferguson is a legend.
[ Alex Always Club Ferguson Great Legend Man Play Rangers Then United Wanted]
Legends are material to be moulded, and not facts to be recorded.
[ Facts Legends Material Moulded Recorded]
I can't be a legend yet. I'm not dead.
[ Dead Legend Yet]
If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
[ Am Legend Lonely Then Why]
Legend has it that when God created me, he gave me a big distinctive voice, a lot of boldness and no heart.
[ Big Boldness Created Distinctive Gave God Heart Legend Lot Voice]
If it's a role like this one, an actual live person, a legend, there's lots of material laid out.
[ Actual Laid Legend Live Lots Material Out Person Role]
When you work with a legend as I do, it's wonderful. There's so many things I've learned working with Keith. He's so patient, not only with me, but with everyone in our crew and with the audience and with the game. He has a style that is so easy and will never be copied.
[ Audience Copied Crew Easy Everyone Game Keith Learned Legend Many Never Only Our Patient Style Things Will Wonderful Work Working]
When people come to the show they think we are a legendary band because they hear us on Classic Rock radio all the time. It is psychological. That's okay - I'm down with that.
[ Band Because Classic Come Down Hear Legendary Okay Psychological Radio Rock Show Think Time Us]
I set about seeking a thread, a theme, a style, in the realm of legend. Something that might allow me to give free rein to my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image.
[ Allow Beautiful Free Give Image Juvenile Legend Might Realm Rein Romanticism Seeking Sense Set Something Style Theme Thread]
The first thing I think of when I hear the name of Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend. I have fond memories of growing up at her house, but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set.
[ Ball Different First Fond Growing Hear Her Hollywood House Legend Lucille Memories Name Off Person Set She Than Thing Think Up]
The Aztecs believe they started up in what's now New Mexico, and wandered for 10,000 years before they got down into where they are now, in Mexico City. That's a weird legend.
[ Before Believe City Down Got Into Legend Mexico New Now Started Up Wandered Weird Where Years]
How do you grow up in the shadow of a guy - I want to talk about the movie in a second - but how do you grow up in the shadow of a guy who really is a legend in his own time?
[ Grow Guy His How Legend Movie Own Really Second Shadow Talk Time Up Want]
John legend is a nickname that somebody started calling me a while ago and part of it is 'cos I sound like an old man when I sing.
[ Ago Calling Cos John Legend Man Nickname Old Part Sing Somebody Sound Started While]
My mother's life had been destroyed by the Garland legend.
[ Been Destroyed Garland Had Legend Life Mother]
An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.
[ Also Clings Element Exaggeration Great Greater Incidents Interesting Judgment Legends Made More Popular Soft Softer Vices Virtues]
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.
[ Believe Fables Frame Had Legend Mind Rather Talmud Than Universal Without]
We should burn all libraries and allow to remain only that which everyone knows by heart. A beautiful age of the legend would then begin.
[ Age Allow Beautiful Begin Burn Everyone Heart Knows Legend Libraries Only Remain Should Then Which Would]
Behind closed doors they had what were legendary battles I hear but when the doors opened there was absolute unity. Not a crack could be found. No separation whatsoever. They were locked together for the good of the community.
[ Absolute Battles Behind Closed Community Could Crack Doors Found Good Had Hear Legendary Locked Opened Separation Together Unity Were Whatsoever]
A second type of direct evidence is formed by statements, whether as formal legends or personal information, regarding the age or relative sequence of events in tribal history made by the natives themselves.
[ Age Direct Events Evidence Formal Formed History Information Legends Made Natives Personal Regarding Relative Second Sequence Statements Themselves Tribal Type Whether]
In this financial year we will be spending at least $1.5 billion on foreign aid and we cannot be sure that this money will be properly spent, as corruption and mismanagement in many of the recipient countries are legend.
[ Aid Billion Cannot Corruption Countries Financial Foreign Least Legend Many Mismanagement Money Properly Recipient Spending Spent Sure Will Year]
When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.
[ Die Dreams End Greatness Legends More]
Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy... or they become legend.
[ Become Clearness Crazy Great Hear Inner Legend Live Own Some Such Their Voices]
Legends die hard. They survive as truth rarely does.
[ Die Does Hard Legends Rarely Survive Truth]
You know, the fashion business is this legendary repository of young girls on their way to getting husbands. I really wanted to work.
[ Business Fashion Getting Girls Husbands Know Legendary Really Repository Their Wanted Way Work Young]
According to an ancient Sardinian legend, the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time.
[ According Ancient Bodies Born Christmas Dissolve Dust End Eve Into Legend Never Preserved Those Time Until Will]
It is curious to reflect, for example, upon the remarkable legend of the Philosopher's Stone, one of the oldest and most universal beliefs, the origin of which, however far back we penetrate into the records of the past, we do not probably trace its real source.
[ Back Beliefs Curious Example Far However Into Legend Most Oldest Origin Past Penetrate Philosopher Probably Real Records Reflect Remarkable Source Stone Trace Universal Upon Which]
I'm always a little starstruck anyway. So to work with a movie star, which is Brad, I was excited about that; to work with a movie legend, which is Tony, I wouldn't have passed that up. Just to get to watch him and watch how he works.
[ Always Anyway Brad Excited Get Him How Just Legend Little Movie Passed Star Tony Up Watch Which Work Works]
Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along. I did know it - but I should have guessed that it would be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together. So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man.
[ Along Ask Children Did Grow Guessed Know Known Legend Magic Man Much Now Old Our Preferred See Should Think Together Too Up Would]
Robert Morley is a legend in his own lunchtime.
[ His Legend Lunchtime Own Robert]
It's really a grand old, legendary theatre where the spirits of like Judy Garland and all these great performers have been. The clubs are way more underground.
[ Been Clubs Garland Grand Great Judy Legendary More Old Performers Really Spirits Theatre These Underground Way Where]
He's a legend and I respect his work, so I went down and paid my respects when Charlton was on the set. He was nice but I think he lied a little. He said it was an honour to be in a movie with me, but I don't believe it.
[ Believe Charlton Down His Honour Legend Lied Little Movie Nice Paid Respect Respects Said Set Think Went Work]
As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
[ Because Been Born Boy Dayton Legends Long Memories Miles North Ohio Raised Remember]
I know what I've done for music, but don't call me a legend. Just call me Miles Davis.
[ Call Davis Done Just Know Legend Miles Music]
Legend remains victorious in spite of history.
[ History Legend Remains Spite Victorious]
Well, actually, I don't consider myself a jazz legend or anything.
[ Actually Anything Consider Jazz Legend Myself Well]
I'm a legend in this sport. If you don't believe me, ask me.
[ Ask Believe Legend Sport]
America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
[ America Big Capacity Chinese Concealment Humorous Inscrutable Interests Legendary Matches Mysterious Only Rich]
I'm thankful that I have lived long enough to become a legend, and I hope I deserve it.
[ Become Deserve Enough Hope Legend Lived Long Thankful]
I would really, really, really like to be a legend like Madonna. Madonna knows what to do next, and when she's performing, the audience is just in awe of her.
[ Audience Awe Her Just Knows Legend Madonna Next Performing Really She Would]
As our language wanes and dies, the golden legends of the far-off centuries fade and pass away. No one sees their influence upon culture; no one sees their educational power.
[ Away Centuries Culture Dies Educational Fade Far-Off Golden Influence Language Legends Our Pass Power Sees Their Upon]
I won't be a rock star. I will be a legend.
[ Legend Rock Star Will Won]
Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed, leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
[ Aristocracy Brilliant Civilization Departed Each Economic Englishman Feudal Frenchman Here His Leaving Legend Less More Passed Rested Slaves System Upon Which]
Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth, and the root function of language is to control the universe by describing it.
[ Contains Control Describing Every Function Language Legend Moreover Root Truth Universe]
They do not depend upon mere legends and myths. They are not predicated on the false conception that the Emperor is divine and that the Japanese people are superior to other races.
[ Conception Depend Divine Emperor False Japanese Legends Mere Myths Other Predicated Races Superior Upon]
My mom is two people to me. She's my mom number one, and then she's this lady most comedians know as being a legendary owner of a nightclub that's responsible for starting a lot of heavy careers.
[ Being Careers Comedians Heavy Know Lady Legendary Lot Mom Most Nightclub Number Owner Responsible She Starting Then Two]
The reason Apple is really good, I think, and the reason their stores succeeded, is not just 'cause we know the big idea, but we have a real passion for the littlest detail. It's legendary in our products.
[ Apple Big Cause Detail Good Idea Just Know Legendary Our Passion Products Real Really Reason Stores Succeeded Their Think]
I read H.P. Lovecraft. I also like Sword and Sorcery stuff, Arthurian legend.
[ Also Legend Read Sorcery Stuff Sword]
Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
[ Become Facts Legends Make More Reality Sometimes Than Useful]
He will be beginning a brand new chapter in the Michael Jackson legend.
[ Beginning Brand Chapter Jackson Legend Michael New Will]
Jackie Robinson is a true legend.
[ Jackie Legend Robinson True]
Dostoevski does not tell you what to think about his legend, but he requires that you think about it. The novelist was a deeply religious man and he always thought many readers missed that point about him.
[ Always Deeply Does Him His Legend Man Many Missed Novelist Point Readers Religious Requires Tell Think Thought]
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation. Technology
[ After Back Contemplation Day Devices Distract Essence His Humanity Increase Into Invents Legend Life Machines Man Meditation Noise Passed Silence Soon Turned Will]
There is a legend. And to protest is daft.
[ Daft Legend Protest]
A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it.
[ Cane Doing Known Legend Man Old Still Used]
I may be a living legend, but that sure don't help when I've got to change a flat tire.
[ Change Flat Got Help Legend Living May Sure Tire]
There's a wealth of literature out there which, hopefully, will be, you know, exploded in the future, and I personally find it very rewarding to be involved with classic storytelling, and sort of legendary characters.
[ Characters Classic Exploded Find Future Hopefully Involved Know Legendary Literature Out Personally Rewarding Sort Storytelling Very Wealth Which Will]
Batman has been acknowledged as a legend in my lifetime.
[ Acknowledged Batman Been Legend Lifetime]
In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites, as the official legend would have us believe, but one is the means and the expression of the other.
[ Believe Capitalist Class Expression History Invasion Legend Means Official Opposites Other Struggle Us Would]
All the great legends are Templates for human behavior. I would define a myth as a story that has survived.
[ Behavior Define Great Human Legends Myth Story Survived Would]
Nobody knows anything about Shakespeare the person. It's all legend, it is all rumor.
[ Anything Knows Legend Nobody Person Rumor Shakespeare]
I think it's silly for anyone to think you could write under the influence, but if they'd like to think that, I'd like to keep the legend alive. Maybe I was under the influence when I wrote Jesus' Son and I just didn't know it.
[ Alive Anyone Could Influence Jesus Just Keep Know Legend Maybe Silly Son Think Under Write Wrote]
There is an ancient legend which warns that, should we ever learn our true origin, our universe will instantly be destroyed.
[ Ancient Destroyed Ever Instantly Learn Legend Origin Our Should True Universe Warns Which Will]
I'm also getting an Ovation Legend, because I like them so much.
[ Also Because Getting Legend Much Ovation Them]
All though I didn't meet him. His legend and his saga and his story is just that. Jackie Robinson, we all have to tip our hat to him. Because he made the game available to guys like me.
[ Available Because Game Guys Hat Him His Jackie Just Legend Made Meet Our Robinson Saga Story Though Tip]
In the end, Dan Rather's legend skewered him, CBS and the craft of journalism.
[ Cbs Craft Dan End Him Journalism Legend Rather]
The Crosby family is sort of legendary for all of its traumas and familial problems, even though it has this appearance of being this perfect world. It had quite a dark side to it.
[ Appearance Being Crosby Dark Even Family Had Legendary Perfect Problems Quite Side Sort Though World]