Chip Taylor Quotes

Chip Taylor (born James Wesley Voight; March 21, 1940) is an American songwriter, noted for writing "Angel of the Morning" and "Wild Thing."

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“This is perfect. That is exactly what I anticipated they would find today.”

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“They are interested in conservation and the issues involved in saving monarch habitats in both the United States and Mexico.”

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“We didn't know how to interpret it at the time, ... it turns out that was a good sign, and the number of butterflies that made it to the far north in June was quite good. There were very favorable conditions there.”

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“It's wonderful walking out of this building to know what we're telling people actually works.”

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“[So in addition to getting out and appreciating the butterflies' beauty -- in backyards, in parks or at Botanica in Wichita -- people] can start planning their gardens for next year, ... We would love to get lots of kids involved in converting a lot of their school butterfly gardens into monarch waystations.”

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“These butterflies are the symbol of richness of biological diversity and marvelous scientific aspect.”

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“Monarchs do this quite a bit but we don't how much they do it.”

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“A budget is what a budget is; you've got to make it fit,”

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“In 2004, there was not a good recovery because of the low spring population, the summer being extremely cold, and the loss of habitat in the upper Midwest.”

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“I grew up in South Carolina. I have been taught in the ways of southern hospitality. Residents that enter my business will always be treated with outstanding manners and cleanliness. I take each customer and tattoo seriously -- this is how I support my family.”

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“I finally drew something up that worked.”

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“We're still in the infancy, but it is taking off, and I think so far we have probably 280 way stations registered and certified. I suspect by this time next year it is going to be 2,000. It's been a good response so far.”

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“When I got started with this, it appeared that the whole migration was just chaos pushed by weather, totally unpredictable. It turns out you can predict to within two or three days where they are going to be, and they make this migration on the basis of some celestial change.”

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“That was the thing we talked about early, was taking that away. In the second half I thought we did a better job, but it was too late.”

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“Nothing like this has been done. It's really a marvelous adventure and one that very few people would even think about as a possibility because it is risky.”

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