Folk Related Quotes



Fleetwood Mac are more like a folk-rock band.

Ann Wilson


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I didn't know folk music growing up, no. It's something I've come to study, really, because I think there's so much to learn from traditional music in the sense of the way music began as a way of communication, the traveling storyteller, the bard, the minstrels.

P. J. Harvey


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I love Inuit art, and most anything you would find in a folk art museum, as well as children's art or children's book illustrators or illustrators in general - all the kinds of work that my paintings would draw comparisons to.

Neil Farber


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Conspiracies, since they cannot be engaged in without the fellowship of others, are for that reason most perilous; for as most men are either fools or knaves, we run excessive risk in making such folk our companions.

Francesco Guicciardini


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I cannot believe there is a god who punishes and rewards, for I see honest folk unlucky, and rogues unlucky.

Napoleon Bonaparte


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They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women. I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined.

Alice Hoffman


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Taren Ferry folk had a reputation for slyness and trickery. If you shook hands with a Taren Ferry man, people said, you counted your fingers afterwards.

Robert Jordan


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The English are busy folk; they have no time in which to be polite.

Baron De Montesquieu


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More and more, I see myself as a folk musician, and someone who values context.

Rosanne Cash


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Once, when I was young and true. Someone left me sad - Broke my brittle heart in two; And that is very bad. Love is for unlucky folk, Love is but a curse. Once there was a heart I broke; And that, I think, is worse.

Dorothy Parker


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