Richard Thompson Quotes

36 Richard Thompson quotes:

"Intelligent design is now being adopted by a number of credible scientists. If the Dover school district wins this case, you're going to see intelligent design popping up on school board agendas all over the country."
Author: Thompson Quotes Category: Design Quotes
"The great thing about this stuff is you don't have to worry about maintaining it. All we have to do is replace it every 10 years or so, and even then our expenses won't be nearly as high as the first time around. We're just having to pay a lot more this time because of our drainage problems. To us, this is just a smart move."
Author: Thompson Quotes Category: Worry Quotes
"All audiences should be slightly off balance."
"The best thing you've got going for you is individuality."
"I probably wrote three-quarters of the songs without an instrument in my hands."
"It's an honor to have this job and, to me, the greatest thing is to be up on stage and to feel that connection with an audience."
"This is the kind of surveillance system that really allows us to first identify how far the disease is spreading and then to rapidly move in and cull birds that might have been exposed and to clean areas to reduce the possibility that humans can become infected even from the droppings of these birds."
Author: Thompson Quotes Category: Disease Quotes
"Music is a great healer, a great diffuser of things like racism. It cuts through boundaries, and it's a very positive force in the world."
Author: Thompson Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"A thousand opinions by a court that a particular scientific theory is invalid will not make that scientific theory invalid. It is going to be up to the scientists who are going to continue to do research in their labs that will ultimately determine that."
Author: Thompson Quotes Category: Opinions Quotes
"To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity."
"People want to hear about the extremes of human nature. They want things that are larger than their own lives, and more romantic, and not necessarily of their own experiences."
"It's hard to tell where one tour ends and the next begins. I'm generally touring most of any year. I'm just generally out there doing it."
"I'm glad there are a lot of guitar players pursuing technique as diligently as they possibly can, because it leaves this whole other area open to people like me."
"Amplifying acoustic instruments more than a little is really cheating, and everything becomes a compromise."
"I just like to entertain myself by sitting down and writing songs."
"We're out to change America, ... Cats are hiding in homes and dogs are out on the street causing trouble. We're going to bring cats to the forefront."
Author: Thompson Quotes Category: America Quotes

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