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I think the New Bohemians' inability to say no was
by Edie Brickell

I think the New Bohemians' inability to say no was
a big part of our problem.
- Edie Brickell

I can make dressing - or stuffing.
Y'all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there.
It's really good dressing.
That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that.
- Edie Brickell

Geffen was never supportive of the band.
- Edie Brickell

No matter how famous and established they were or however
blessed they were with great songs or long careers,
if they lived alone, they lived alone.
That's not the way I wanted to live prior to the tour or after.
- Edie Brickell

 

We were too young to know better, and none of us were very aggressive people.
It would have helped a lot if just one of us had been
aggressive enough to say no.
- Edie Brickell

I hope I'm better today than I was yesterday.
I don't believe in glory days or anything like that,
so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!
- Edie Brickell

I need to go outside.
I wouldn't say I'm an outdoors person,
but I like to go outside.
- Edie Brickell

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Becoming a mom made me more contentious about expressing my true taste.
- Edie Brickell

But when it came to jamming and writing songs like we used to,
we realized Brandon was a huge spirit in the band.
Who knew? It was just something we had to learn.
- Edie Brickell

You can look back at anything and wish you'd done something differently.
- Edie Brickell

A lot of the songs start with an image.
I was sitting there playing the guitar and I pictured this old,
dirty green car, with the window rolled down,
in the hot, hot, hot Texas heat, and this beautiful
woman I knew when I was a kid sitting behind the wheel,
looking out at me.
- Edie Brickell

But I really love music, and having a creative outlet
is really the best thing you can do for yourself.
- Edie Brickell

And I was very comfortable with this band even when we disagreed.
It takes a long time to feel comfortable enough to disagree with somebody.
When everything happened, it just was really confusing.
It's like our weaknesses were nurtured and brought out front by outsiders.
- Edie Brickell

I have taken the marshmallows off the sweet potatoes,
however.
They would make a big pan of sweet potatoes and cover it with marshmallows.
My kids would love it if I would do that for them!
- Edie Brickell

But who cares? I can honestly look back and realize
that everything happened for a reason.
Everything that fell apart has fallen back into place
beautifully and magically.
- Edie Brickell

You're just playing, playing, playing,
and then an image or something will come into your mind,
and basically you're just narrating it with music,
letting it move along.
- Edie Brickell

We didn't rehearse or play the songs to death before we recorded them,
and that let us catch a freshness and energy level
we've never really felt while making records.
- Edie Brickell

When I look at my kids, and the ease with which they pick up music,
I wish I had that.
- Edie Brickell

My son writes songs and plays.
He sings like an angel.
- Edie Brickell

My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world.
She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would
look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food.
Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat!
- Edie Brickell

I like Rufus Wainwright a whole lot.
He makes me wanna be even more musical.
- Edie Brickell

If it turns out to be a hit, well, good luck dealing with fame.
And if it's not a hit and you can still survive and
make music you believe in,
well, then you're truly blessed.
I think that's where we are now.
- Edie Brickell

You feel like a prisoner if you don't create.
You're jailed up inside of yourself.
- Edie Brickell

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

The most pathetic person in the world
is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

The WORK
1.Is it true?
2.Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3.How do you react when you think that thought?
4.Who would you be without the thought?
- Byron Katie

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

The most erroneous stories are those
we think we know best -
and therefore never scrutinize or question.
- Stephen Jay Gould

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I don't know if we each have a destiny,
or if we're all just floatin' around accidental-like on a breeze.
But I, I think maybe it's both.
- the movie Forrest Gump

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

The very nature of the world is constant change.
You set a goal and create a plan to achieve it;
then the assumptions on which you
based your plan change - they always do.
The challenge is to retain your goals
while adapting your tactics.
Relax and stay flexible in order to reach
your goals and maintain your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most of us are prisoners of habit,
and don't even notice that we do the same things,
think the same things, want the same things each day -
mostly without conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Few is the number of those
who think with their own mind
and feel with their own heart.
- Albert Einstein

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Inspire people to do things for themselves.
Inspire people to think for themselves.
- Bono

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

Farewell My Friend
It was beautiful as long as it lasted
The journey of my life.
I have no regrets whatsoever
save the pain I'll leave behind.
Those dear hearts who love and care...
And the strings pulling at the heart and soul...
The strong arms that held me up
When my own strength let me down.
At every turning of my life
I came across good friends,
Friends who stood by me,
Even when the time raced me by.
Farewell, farewell my friends
I smile and bid you goodbye.
No, shed no tears for I need them not
All I need is your smile.
If you feel sad do think of me
for that's what I'll like
when you live in the hearts
of those you love, remember then
you never die.
- Gitanjali Ghei

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

You are what you think you are.
- Bob Richards

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is fully as bad as you think it is,
so never think life is bad.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think wholeness is God's design for us;
and that often amounts to embracing contradictions.
- Bono


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