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March  19, 2011: Quotes in song

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Greetings, I'm Angela Page and welcome to Folk Plus. I'm one who loves quotes. For the show today, I have matched some quotes with contemporary folk songs that I feel are songs going after the same sentiment.   The first quotes involve starting over after failure and I have matched them with a song was written by stan rogers, commisioned for the Canadian Olympics about coming home and starting again. Here are the quotes.

 "Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again more intelligently" Henry ford 1863 – 1947

 
"Success in not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts” Winston Churchill 1874 – 1965

     Stan Rogers - Second Effort - Turnaround - Fogarty Cove Music

 
Doing quotes today on folk plus, and the next ones involve the ageless pursuit of liberty:

"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves."   — Abraham Lincoln

"The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave" - Thomas Jefferson 1743 – 1826


"Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be"

— James Baldwin


      James Keelaghan - Never Gonna Stop this Train- A Recent Future - Green Linnet


"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity." — Albert Einstein
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers." — Pablo Picasso

Cindy Kallet & Grey Larsen - back When We Were All Machines - Single Sleepy Creek Music


"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
— Mark Twain
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."
— Albert Einstein

Tom Chapin - Not on the Test - single -



"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent"- Eleanor Roosevelt

 
"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken" - Occar Wilde


Laurie McClain - I Wanna be like you - The Child Behind My Eyes - Kindred Voices Music


Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."

— Martin Luther King Jr.    [Use Pete Seeger cut]  


Kate Wolf - Give Yourself to Love



Success in not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful”

Do What You Love    3:12    3/4/11 6:49 PM    Kitty Donohoe    This Road Tonight        3/4/11 6:48 PM       



"Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning."
— Gloria Steinem

"It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. "
— Erma Bombeck


Artisan - Hold On TO Your Dreams

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."
— C.S. Lewis

"Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears."
— John Lennon

Dar Williams - Aging Well - Honesty Room - Razor and Tie


"Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it."
— Mark Twain

"The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it."
— Flannery O'Connor


"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened."
— Winston S. Churchill


"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you."
— Friedrich Nietzsche

Lynn Miles - Three Chords and the Truth - Fall for Beauty


"I try to believe like I believed when I was five...when your heart tells you everything you need to know."
— Lucy Li

"If you believe you can, you might. If you know you can, you will." — Steve Maraboli (Life, the Truth, and Being Free)


"It's what you choose to believe that makes you the person you are." — Karen Marie Moning (Darkfever)


"Every man should believe in something. If not...he would doubt everything, even himself." — Toba Beta (Master of Stupidity)

Susan Werner - Still Believe    5:29    -        Live At Tin Angel      

"You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth." — William W. Purkey


"Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music." — George Carlin


"Somebody just gave me a shower radio. Thanks a lot. Do you really want music in the shower? I guess there's no better place to dance than a slick surface next to a glass door." — Jerry Seinfeld

"Life is the dancer and you are the dance." — Eckhart Tolle (A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose)

The Burns Sisters  -  Dance Upon This Earth    3:27     -   In This World      


"Food is an important part of a balanced diet." — Fran Lebowitz

"Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose!" — Karl Lagerfeld


"Any food that requires enhancing by the use of chemical substances should in no way be considered a food." — John H. Tobe


"Aside from the fact that they say it's unhealthy, my fat ain't never been no trouble. Mens always have loved me. My kids ain't never complained. Plus they's fat."
— Alice Walker (You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down)

 

 Cosy Sheridan - Losing Game - One Sure THing - Waterbug    


The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time

Abrahma Lincoln 1809 – 1865

 

   Joan Baez - One Day at a Time 329 - Joan Baez - 



"once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit" — Vince Lombardi


Artisan  - A Habit I'll Have to Kick


Linkin Park - Breaking the habit



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