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Michael Nesmith

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There are more honest people and more good people than there are thieves and bad people. It's just always been that way.

— Michael Nesmith

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I never feel like I have to hang on to the music. I don't expect that the music will go away. Ideas are the only thing I can point to that are permanent and fixed.

— Michael Nesmith

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The Internet provides the access to resources, so it's incumbent upon the people who control those resources to make sure that the economic engine stays intact.

— Michael Nesmith

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As an artist, you don't think about the parabola or the arc you're describing or where you're going to ultimately end up, you're just kind of crawling around, seeing what's out there.

— Michael Nesmith

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Buzzwords and cliches - those are stock in trade. There's nothing wrong with them.

— Michael Nesmith

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I coined a word the other day, but I forgot what it was. It was a good one, it came to me in a dream.

— Michael Nesmith

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I just finished a novel, and I'm back kind of noodling on the screenplays. Screenplays are tough. I am making music, I'm just not sure what kind of music it is or where it's going.

— Michael Nesmith

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I'm not performing now. What I do now is listen to music all day long. Listening is very nourishing to me. I might go back to perform, I might make another record. I've got a record half finished.

— Michael Nesmith

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Interviews are usually a follow-up, like a press junket or a publicity junket, or something like that, and I'm not doing any of that right now. I don't have any axes to grind.

— Michael Nesmith

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It's important to be precise about words, because of the thought value of them-they frame and shape so much of the way we understand things.

— Michael Nesmith

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 42 Billboard and No. He was an only child; his parents Warren Audrey Nesmith and Bette Nesmith Graham divorced when their son was four. In 1988 following the ending of this second marriage he returned to Los Angeles where he met Victoria Kennedy.

Nesmith is notable as a songwriter including "Different Drum" (sung by Linda Ronstadt with the Stone Poneys) and as executive producer of the cult film Repo Man (1984). He also is credited with creating the genre of the music video. In 1981 Nesmith won the first Grammy Award given for Video of the Year for his hour-long television show Elephant Parts.

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