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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #morris

The Doors were successful. It was Jim Morrison as the centre and the figure and the spokesman, the figurehead, but we were all into the same thing. That's why we were a band.

Ray Manzarek

#centre #doors #figure #figurehead #into

We had not had time to establish ourselves as a double act before Ernie joined the Merchant Navy. I teamed up with the brother of the late Dave Morris.

Eric Morecambe

#before #brother #dave #double #establish

Van Morrison is probably, at this point in time, my biggest influence as a vocalist. When we were making our last album I had a vinyl copy of 'Veedon Fleece' in the vocal booth in front of me, in the dorky sense. I think there were candles around, which is really tacky, but hey, I needed to channel Van the Man!

Nate Ruess

#around #biggest #biggest influence #booth #candles

We became Morris and Morecambe. This partnership did not last long, however.

Ernie Wise

#did #however #last #long #morris

[O]ne has to have endured a few decades before wanting, let alone needing, to embark on the project of recovering lost life. And I think it may be possible to review 'the chronicles of wasted time.' William Morris wrote in The Dream of John Ball that men fight for things and then lose the battle, only to win it again in a shape and form that they had not expected, and then be compelled again to defend it under another name. We are all of us very good at self-persuasion and I strive to be alert to its traps, but a version of what Hegel called 'the cunning of history' is a parallel commentary that I fight to keep alive in my mind.

Christopher Hitchens

#battles #hegel #history #life #reminiscence

The talked about their messed-up, dysfunctional families, carefully respecting boundaries, never probing too deep in any one sitting. And they always ended up laughing. Even when the subject matter was intense or macabre, Henry’s sick and twisted and often politically incorrect sense of humor was infectious…Gloria laughed more in these first weeks at Oxford then she remembered laughing almost anywhere.

Andrea Kayne Kaufman

#oxford-messed-up #poetry #van-morrison #family

Sometimes I wish Jim Morrison were still alive, because I'd love to see a concert in which "The Doors" opened up for "The Cars.

Jarod Kintz

#funny #humor #jim-morrison #music #musicians

This is the strangest life I have ever known.

Jim Morrison

#ever #have #i #is #jim

Nobody loved her and she wouldn’t have liked it if they had, she considered love a serious disability.

Toni Morrison

#love #toni-morrison #love

Wait a minute. You expect me to stay overnight in a house with four single men? Sean grinned. We're perfect gentlemen, Kim. Everyone knows that. Don't let us worry you. I'm not worried about my reputation, I'm worried about the state of the bathrooms.

Jennifer Ashley

#liam-morrisey #men

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