Quotes with everybody
I knew I was going to get blasted somewhere for name-dropping. I have this problem: for the greater part of my life, everybody that I was close to was a 'name' that was known to somebody for some reason. I can`t help it. What am I going to do?
Interview with Chicago Tribute, June 15, 1989
I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood, so I felt like I just didn't fit in. Like I wasn't as good as everybody else, or as smart, or whatever.
With the song 'This Christmas' I wanted to do something that was kind of different. I mean, Donny Hathaway is an amazing artist. So I wanted to bring my flavor to the song so when people over the age of 45 or 50 hear it they'll be like 'OK, he did his thing with that record.' It's like I can appeal to everybody and not just a younger demographic.
Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got somethin to say but nothin comes out when they move their lips; just a bunch of gibberish
Lyrics from the song Forgot About Dre, 2001
I remember going to the set that day and being intrigued by the whole thing. I liked it. And everybody was extremely nice to me. If the people were rude and didn’t treat me right, things could have gone the other way.
Talking about starting in the movies back in 1981 during interview with The Associated Press, 2004.
The cure for materialism is to have enough for everybody and to share. When people are sure of having what they need they cease to think about it.
You're an attorney. It's your duty to lie, conceal and distort everything, and slander everybody.
They have a big to-do when you're born. Father passes out cigars, and that is a big event. And there's also a big event when you die. Friends, everybody goes, goes to the funeral; they stand around and about you. But those two events are not as important as the thing in between. The thing in between there called life, and if you use that constructively and for all that it's worth, then I think you've got a good life.
Oral history interview with Rube Goldberg by Emily Nathan, for Radio Smithsonian, 1970.
Too bad you can't buy a voodoo globe so that you could make the earth spin real fast and freak everybody out.
Everybody has to start out looking up to someone. For me it was James Brown, Sammy Davis Jr., Jackie Wilson, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly.
Interview with TV Guide (2001)
Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
Everybody Can Be Great speech
I'm not interested in making movies for everybody. I like making movies for myself and my friends and people with my sensibility.
When I think about this boy, I think about my own kids. I think every parent in America should be able to understand why it is absolutely imperative that we investigate every aspect of this. And that everybody pull together.
Statement after Trevor Martin was shot, March 23, 2012.
We never give up, we believe in each other, we believe in the coach, we believe in everybody. Only when you believe do you win the Stanley Cup.
In Associated Press (June 13, 2008)
They took off like zingo. Everybody loved them, and I went into the dress business.
About her early designs.
Jackie (Kennedy) wore one of my dresses – it was made from kitchen curtain material – and people went crazy. They took off like zingo. Everybody loved them and I went into the dress business.
Everybody takes pleasure in returning small obligations; many go so far as to acknowledge moderate ones; but there is hardly any one who does not repay great obligations with ingratitude.
It is with sincere affection or friendship as with ghosts and apparitions,—a thing that everybody talks of, and scarce any hath seen.
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
Everybody knows that if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something.
Many times I had spoken about "mental bipolarity" and proved that our affects are bipolar. Desire and disgust, love and hate, will-to-power and will-to-submission, are composed of negative and positive parts like the current of electricity. My contention was that any human affect has its own counterpart. Later Bleuler described this fact as "ambivalence," a term that was accepted by everybody, whereas previously they had laughed at my discovery, and given me the nickname "Stekel with his Bipolarity".
The Autobiography of Wilhelm Stekel (1950)