Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 592
Game I Think

I don't care how many championships you've won or how many records you've broken - if you've had a hand in pushing forward not only a game but women in sport's movement, then I think that's pretty darn good.

- Abby Wambach

Boredom Sound

I wanted to make good records. But my problem is I've got a low boredom threshold, so I wanted it to look and sound different with each album, which is really tantamount to suicide, cause people lose it, they lose it - they say: 'I like that, and that's not this.'

- Adam Ant

Want Through

People weren't buying as many records. My record company did not want me. I went through three record companies, went on tour at the wrong time. It destroyed me.

- Adam Ant

Government Reason

After you pay your E-ZPass bill, there is no reason for the government to keep records of your travel.

- Adam Cohen

Year Fantasies

You know you're a hopeless record nerd when your time travel fantasies always come around to how cool it would be to go back to 1973 and buy all the great funk and jazz and salsa records that came out that year on tiny obscure labels and are now really rare and expensive.

- Adam Mansbach

Deal World Records

Kids are always going to be around people who break world records and that. It's how you deal with that. I never let it get in the way of my race, but I am always more than happy after the race to sign autographs and have photos.

- Adam Peaty

May Making

Making your own records is really satisfying in the sense that you more or less get to do what you want. It may not sell or whatever, but on an artistic level, the only people that you really have to fight with are the people in your own band.

- Adam Schlesinger

TV Movie

Either I need an assignment with a strict deadline - like something for a movie or a TV show or whatever - or else I need to create a made-up deadline for myself for my own records. Otherwise, I don't write anything.

- Adam Schlesinger

Thought Remember

I kind of remember a friend of mine saying, like, you guys should make a rap record. You know, because we were already making punk records. We were a punk band. And I kind of thought, that's crazy.

- Adam Yauch

Always England

Americans are always mortified when I tell them this, but in England, it's a tradition to put your plaques and photographs and awards and gold records and stuff in your bathroom. I don't know why.

- Adele

Rely Figure

I don't rely on my figure to sell records.

- Adele

Freestyle Based

Actually freestyle really comes from 'Planet Rock'. If you listen to all the freestyle records you'll hear that they are based on 'Planet Rock'. All the Miami Bass records are based upon Planet Rock.

- Afrika Bambaataa

More Films

I want make more records with my sister. I want to go on the road. I want to tour around the world. I want to continue to make great films and work with incredible directors that I respect and look up to.

- AJ Michalka

Giving Up Always

As long as you're giving up quality records and you're makin' hit records, people are always gonna want to hear a hit, and they'll always want to be attached to something that's doin' great.

- Akon

Likely Months

If you use a cell phone - as I do - your wireless carrier likely has records about your physical movements going back months, if not years.

- Al Franken

More Still

People still come up to me and ask me to sign their records. That's right, records! Man, they don't even make records no more!

- Al Green

Want Sell

It's typical of record companies. They sign you because you're unique, and then they want to put you in a mold so they can sell records.

- Al Jourgensen

Want Will

I don't want people buying my records for this summer's hit. I want people buying them because they're interested in what Ministry will have to say in the future.

- Al Jourgensen

Love Here

And ultimately the people who produce my records, they know that they're here to serve the purpose of me expressing who I am at this period of time and augmenting that or pulling it forward and I love that process.

- Alanis Morissette

Very Had

If I could sell 500 million records every time, it would be great. But I've also had the luxury experience of having it when I was a teenager, in a very kind of model version of it.

- Alanis Morissette

Like Whether

I'll be writing records until I'm dead, whether people like it or not!

- Alanis Morissette

Going Like

I'll be writing records until I'm dead, whether people like it or not! I can't not write; if I don't, then I get really depressed. I'll keep going, I promise!

- Alanis Morissette

Jazz John Coltrane

Growing up, I listened to a lot of jazz and blues records - John Coltrane and Etta James. I was also really into Radiohead and the BeeGees.

- Alex Clare

Always Excited

I get nervous about gigs sometimes, but not with records - I always get excited.

- Alex Turner

Divinity Whole

The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.

- Alexander Hamilton

Mankind Divinity

The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.

- Alexander Hamilton

Obstacles Reward

The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former.

- Alfred A. Montapert


Our records are commodities. We're looking to make a sale. The radio stations are looking to get the advertising dollars. The end.

- Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Shape Though

The brank, or scold's bridle, was unknown in America in its English shape: though from colonial records we learn that scolding women were far too plentiful, and were gagged for that annoying and irritating habit.

- Alice Morse Earle

Stevie Introduced

Stevie Wonder's records introduced me to '70s soul when I was 12 or 13.

- Alicia Keys

Growing Up Growing

Growing up, we had folk records.

- Alison Krauss

Education Concerns

We live in a world of increasing dependence on electronic records and retrieval, unprecedented security and preservation concerns, and insufficient attention to civic and democratic education.

- Allen Weinstein

Which Accountable

In the Federal Government, electronic records are as indispensable as their paper counterparts for documenting citizens' rights, the actions for which officials are accountable, and the nation's history.

- Allen Weinstein

Will Accessible

But we will lose the millions of records being created daily in a dizzying array of electronic forms unless we find a way to preserve and keep them accessible indefinitely.

- Allen Weinstein

Listening Benny

I started off playing the clarinet, after I was inspired by listening to my dad's Benny Goodman records.

- Alvin Lee

Buy Record

I buy records - vinyl. I have a record player at home.

- Amber Heard

Race Always

I always liked jazz. And my people liked the old blues, race records and the doo-wop and all that.

- Amiri Baraka

Been Covering

I'd been watching documentaries about early rock where white artists took 'race records' from blues and soul musicians to achieve mass appeal. I wanted to flip that and do an EP covering only white artists.

- Anderson Paak

Very Tickets

I have 120 people in my payroll without any government giving me any money. We live off the tickets and the records I sell. That is very unusual.

- Andre Rieu

Buy Very

I respect the people who buy my records and come to my concerts. It's only fair that I always try to give them the very best that's in me. After all, I need them more than they need me.

- Andy Gibb

Young Very

Hearing a lot of early rock n' roll records from a very young age was a huge influence.

- Angus Young

Small Got

When we were younger and first starting out in Australia, we found that we sold more records by word of mouth because we were playing the bars, clubs, and small places and building a following. And as we got bigger, we still relied a lot on word of mouth.

- Angus Young

Love Other

I don't know if there are artists out there who love their own records. I haven't met any, and I'm kind of extreme in the other direction, but therein lies the impetus to keep working and keep making new songs and new records.

- Ani DiFranco

Deal Making

Back when we were first making records, you didn't just make the music, you put a great deal of energy into the way it looked, and every word that was written on the whole thing.

- Ann Wilson

Medical Shop

It's crazy to me that in this world of electronic medical records Walmart has so much information about how we shop, but no one has that information about our health. Why can't my doctor say, 'Wow, Anne, based on your lifestyle and behavior, you're five years from being diabetic.' But I can go to Target, and they know exactly what I'm going to buy.

- Anne Wojcicki

Want Sell

After a while, you want to sell a lot of records, win awards and touch as many people as you can, but you have to secure the foundation with your family. I'm a family man, but I'm a businessman, too.

- Anthony Hamilton

Though Determine

I do want to sell as many records and win as many awards as I can. The awards though, they don't necessarily determine if you're good or not. I know that now.

- Anthony Hamilton

Bit Lyricist

Sammy Davis, Andy Williams, Tony Bennett... their records sell in the millions; when I do it, it just trickles. But for the composer and lyricist, there's a tidy bit to be made that way, too, so I don't really mind.

- Anthony Newley

CD Lot

There's a lot about records that you cannot feel from a CD.

- Anton Corbijn

Father Young

'Dark Side of the Moon' was one of my father's favorite records, which I obviously didn't understand when I was young. To be honest, I don't really have too many memories of hearing it, but I definitely have memories of the cover.

- Apparat

Jazz Feather

Columbia was a wonderful label for me. Wonderful. The records I made there garnered me an audience. I won a number of polls during the years that I was at Columbia. The Downbeat Jazz Poll. Leonard Feather, who was a huge critic back in the day, different polls that he had. The Playboy poll, a number of polls. So the music was great.

- Aretha Franklin

Singing I Remember

I remember singing around the house to records that were playing. All kinds of music. And the great James Cleveland was often in our house, and I grew up with his sound as well.

- Aretha Franklin

Song Titles

You have all these song titles and song time, and you put it in a certain order, and you slap a cover on it. That's a record. That's how I've seen all my records.

- Ariel Pink

Game About

In the years between 2000 and 2004, I always got the feeling that people were just starting to hear about me, and they were all late to the game. I'd be out playing shows for records that I recorded back in 1999 that were just coming out.

- Ariel Pink

Business Studio

I was never in the business of trying to put my name out there - I was really focused on music and records and being in the studio.

- Ariel Rechtshaid

Idea Okay

I was a snot-nosed teenage skater at one point, who listened to only punk records and hung around people that had that idea of what is okay to do and what isn't okay to do.

- Ariel Rechtshaid

Think I Think

I think The Police made five great records and then called it a day. They went out on top.

- Art Alexakis

Last Became

Records became much cruder in the last 20 years. Let's put it that way.

- Art Garfunkel

Big Images

Records have images. There are wet records and dry records. And big records.

- Art Garfunkel

Through Forced

One of my favorite things to do is sit around and listen to old records... You're forced to listen to the whole thing. And it's so cool digging through the bins trying to find them. I get giddy about records.

- Ashley Monroe

Fact Became

As seismologists gained more experience from earthquake records, it became obvious that the problem could not be reduced to a single peak acceleration. In fact, a full frequency of vibrations occurs.

- Charles Francis Richter

Artist Sold

In 20 years I had sold more records for RCA than any artist except Elvis Presley.

- Charley Pride

Composers Had

I've got a collection of songs that I've had, I keep adding to and they're all great American composers. I wanted to showcase American composers and I've done that on a lot of my records and played things by American composers that I really respect.

- Charlie Haden

Jazz Before

I want to expand jazz; I don't want to keep the audience limited. I want to reach people who have never come to a jazz concert before. One way to do that is by making records that have a lot of different kinds of music on them.

- Charlie Haden

Play Mostly

Mostly I play with records. I play with my friend Bill Evans.

- Charlie Haden

Change Country

I had to make a drastic change at Sun Records and I didn't really appreciate country music until I went there.

- Charlie Rich

Need Six

We did six records, then six movies. Now we need to do six of something else, so we get 666 - and then our master Satan can return!

- Cheech Marin

Best Achieve

Jorgensen is tough, but Lin Dan is right up there. He is the best and biggest rival. I really want to catch all his records, but if I want to achieve that, then the most important thing for me is to stay healthy.

- Chen Long

Doing Figured

Well, we promised our fans that we'd put out records faster, and that's what we're doing. We figured out a way to condense our cycle, so to speak, by... continuing to write, trying to keep the creative ball rolling as often as possible.

- Chester Bennington

Making Before

To write lyrics and sing stuff used to be a real chore for me, especially before this 'Diamond Eyes' record. I was spending years making records.

- Chino Moreno

Tell Through

I have a feeling a lot of the records I grew up listening to and the records I still like, as hard as musicians worked making them, I feel like they were really enjoying what they were going through. They weren't just going through the process. You can tell that with certain things that you listen to.

- Chino Moreno

How About

Once I am done with the film, I don't worry about how many centres the film has released, what are the BO records, etc. As I have no knowledge of such things, feeling the pressure doesn't arise.

- Chiranjeevi

Ashamed Very

I'm not ashamed of selling millions of records. I'm very fortunate to be in that position.

- Chris Daughtry

Only Strings

My only expenses are probably guitar strings and records.

- Chris Isaak

Some Albums

Some of my favorite records growing up were Christmas albums. The ones I liked best were the albums that you could listen to from start to finish. You could put them on while you're decorating the tree or driving around looking at Christmas lights.

- Chris Young

Sound Groove

People who care about records are always giving me a hard time. I mean, I would destroy records in performances, and break them, and whatever I could do to them to create a sound that was something else than just the sound that was in the groove.

- Christian Marclay

Dip Roles

With my first single, 'AM to PM,' I was just this cute 18-year-old. But 'cute' didn't get me older roles, and 'cute' wasn't selling records. I wanted people to see that I'd grown up, so I did 'Dip It Low.'

- Christina Milian

Lie About

Will they attack us? Yes. Will they smear our backgrounds and distort our records? Undoubtedly. Will they lie about us, harass our families, namecall to try to intimidate us? They will. There's nothing safe about it. But is it worth it? Well, let me ask you. Is freedom worth it? Is America worth it?

- Christine O'Donnell

Longer Would

But I would argue that a longer war it's more difficult to keep records than a shorter war.

- Christopher Shays

Color Ethnic

I made records for people who would buy them. No color, no ethnic, no political - I don't want that, never did.

- Chuck Berry

Artist Repeatedly

What made me want to become a recording artist; I was the first artist that was repeatedly asked by a label to record with them. That label was Def Jam Records.

- Chuck D

Goal Never

My goal was never to sell many records.

- Chuck Mangione

Jazz Classical

I grew up listening to hipster jazz and classical records... we went and watched ballet and orchestras - lots of cool stuff. Which I'm really grateful for - it's pretty nice being introduced to that when you're little.

- Courtney Barnett

Pretty Making

When I started Milk! Records, it was a pretty non-profit making venture.

- Courtney Barnett

Writing Actually

Actually I was writing with people that didn't get records.

- Cynthia Weil

Voice Other

On the other hand when you are someone who records their own songs you are basically stuck writing for one voice and for one style that can stifle you a bit. It's a real trade off.

- Cynthia Weil

Need Making

I want to have hit records, but I'm not searching to say, 'All right, I need this to be in the club. I need this, that.' I'm just making quality music.

- Damian Lillard

Buy Used

I used to buy records in high school. Mainly dancehall: Super Cat, Buju Banton.

- Damian Marley

Famous Sell

I'm not the guy that wants to be famous and make loads of money and sell loads of records. I don't want that. I just want to be true. I want to be... I want to serve music. I want to be honest.

- Damien Rice

Listen Led

I never listen to Led Zeppelin. But, I mean, I don't think Robert Plant or Jimmy Page listen to Led Zeppelin, either. We all probably obsessed over the same old blues records growing up.

- Dan Auerbach

Conviction Nothing

All the Junos, the Grammy nominations, the gold and platinum records, did nothing to assuage my conviction that I was an out-and-out loser.

- Dan Hill

Winning Break

It's real nice and exciting for me to break the records, but it's more exciting for me to be on a winning team.

- Dan Marino

Though Record

Though, since the first record, I've dramatically changed my expectations for our records.

- Daniel Johns

Hole Backed

With our first two records we backed ourselves into a hole musically.

- Daniel Johns

Father About

I was thinking of my father's family. I can find their graves, but not that much about them. They didn't do anything notable enough to be in the records of newspapers.

- Daniel Woodrell

Going Million

Nobody's going to sell 10 million records by not working hard.

- Daryl Hall

Studio Weird Thing

It's a weird thing when you make records. You try to hear it before you make it, so you walk into the studio with this idea of what you expect to happen, and that usually changes. That usually turns into something else, and that's a good thing.

- Dave Grohl

Kid Roll

I never went to rock concerts when I was a kid. I didn't see any rock & roll bands. I had posters on my wall. I had Beatles records.

- Dave Grohl

Best Perform

I just to put out the best records I can and perform the best I can.

- Dave Lombardo

Reach Albums

If you're going to reach for it, reach all the way for it. Albums like 'Purple Rain' and 'Thriller' and those kind of records, you had to reach far above the din of cynicism and modern living to get to that place, against all the odds.

- Dave Sitek