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Motivational Underground Quotes

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It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein
of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green.
- Thomas Carlyle

We're making this huge changeover from underground
to more mainstream audiences.
I don't know if we could ever repeat this type of feeling.
We're really excited.
- Jon Crosby

The thing about hip-hop is that it's from the underground,
ideas from the underbelly, from people who have mostly been locked out,
who have not been recognized.
- Russell Simmons


 

I was in the underground until I left Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs

I don't know anybody who does what I do.
I'm very underground.
- Eric Bogosian

I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years,
and I can say what most conductors can't say;
I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
- Harriet Tubman


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Anyway, it's good to be sent back to the underground.
There's always a good side to bad things and the good
side to this is that at least everyone has to go back down.
- Joe Strummer

There's a lot more hypocrisy than before.
Racism has gone back underground.
- Richard Pryor

When your dreams tire, they go underground and out
of kindness that's where they stay.
- Libby Houston

Encouraging underground uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau um,
the federal government was the only purchaser of uranium
ore to try to manufacture uh,
atomic bombs.
- Tom Udall

I like their darkness but I also like the pop-side
of the Velvet Underground.
- Martin Gore

Still, language is resilient, and poetry when it is
pressured simply goes underground.
- Diane Wakoski

So, yes, I am in the underground, but actually,
it feels like home.
- Anthony Braxton

I was young and felt like it was opportunity 'cause
they were moving units back then on the underground scene.
- Young Buck

Electroclash is good because it's stayed underground.
- Chris Lowe

What was once underground is now coming to the surface.
- Gavin Bryars

Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.
- Miguel de Cervantes

It's really a grand old, legendary theatre where the
spirits of like Judy Garland and all these great performers have been.
The clubs are way more underground.
- Deborah Cox

When people say 'What are underground comics?' I think
the best way you can define them is just the absolute freedom involved...
we didn't have anyone standing over us.
- Robert Crumb

Of course, I started really being a comics fan with
the underground stuff in the '70s.
- Glenn Danzig

I do a cover of a Velvet Underground song,
and they were one of the most important bands,
for me.
- Martin Gore

If you shut up truth, and bury it underground,
it will but grow.
- Emile Zola

To write is to descend, to excavate, to go underground.
- Anais Nin

I don't think anything's underground anymore.
And I think that's a good thing.
Everything is up for grabs.
- Colin Greenwood

I'm very underground.
- Eric Bogosian

Underground literature only began in the '70s,
when technical developments made it possible.
Before that, we were involved in a game with the censors.
That was our struggle.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
- Jello Biafra

I think Andy Kaufman is to comedy what the Velvet Underground was to music -
it's like,
80 thousand records sold, but everybody who bought one started a band.
- Courtney Love

I got into underground comics fairly early on and kind
of wandered away from the superhero stuff,
but I was an art student and I was drawing a lot as a kid.
- Jonathan Lethem

The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles,
and from that moment he is following the dark rapids
of an underground river which may sometimes flow so
near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above.
- Cyril Connolly

Better to die in the pursuit of civilized values,
we believed, than in a flight underground.
We were offering a value system couched in the language of science.
- John Charles Polanyi

I got caught up on drugs for a few years,
I'm off it, I'm very happy, got two kids and a family and everything.
And like I said I'm making the underground music,
and keeping it real.
- Vanilla Ice

I'm not trying to be some kind of underground renegade.
- Alex Winter

I've done that I was touring a couple of years ago
with R. Kelly and the Lillith Fair, I would do the
late night underground gigs as well because it's always
around those times that there was a hot song,
either on the radio or in the clubs,
it would just be simultaneous.
- Deborah Cox

When drugs came around I sampled them just like anybody
else but I never became dependent creatively on drugs;
like various cartoonists in the underground never did
anything if they weren't stoned,
That was the prerequisite for sitting down and drawing.
- Bill Griffith

Most of these experiments required the reduction of
the cosmic ray muon flux in order to be successful,
and the group necessarily became expert in the operation
of deep underground laboratories.
- Frederick Reines

In Mexico, theater is very underground,
so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living.
But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge
and to an open education.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

Though gay lifestyles have certainly moved into the open,
there's little evidence that society has become more
open in its basic attitudes or that entertainers should
feel cozy in emerging from the velvet underground.
- Peter Bart

HATE, even if it's making money.
is an underground movie, that's how it was made.
It's a film about police brutality in the largest sense,
it's about the whole of society and not just about the hood.
- Mathieu Kassovitz

It doesn't really seem any different anywhere.
I'd say it seems like we're biggest in Australia.
It's just that we've always been this underground band
and for some reason in the last month has been starting to go overground.
- Jon Crosby

I mean Iggy and The Stooges first couple of albums
I think sold twenty five thousand between the two of
them you know and so to talk in terms of an underground
I mean you have to go really to the independent labels and things like that.
- Lester Bangs

We used to play the underground clubs like the UFO,
and Middle Earth, and they were great because they
would have on things like a poet,
string quartets, and then a rock band!
It was kinda cool!
- Alvin Lee

To put the point sharply: If an informer in the French
underground who sent a friend to the torture chambers
of the Gestapo was equally a victim,
then there can be no right or wrong in life that I understand.
- Albert Maltz

I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that,
and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree.
Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my
main interests in my teenage years.
- Chester Brown

I went to an art school in Brooklyn and painted Fine Art,
if that's what you'd call it for eight years in New York,
until I saw the first underground comics in the East Village Other.
- Bill Griffith

Yes, there was a sort of underground cult following,
which came from nowhere, and grew, and grew.
It was quite surprising to us all, because all of us
had spent probably the previous five to ten years without it.
So it was quite overwhelming.
Overwhelming and humbling.
- Michael Giles

It is a truism that almost any sect,
cult,
or religion will legislate its creed into law if it
acquires the political power to do so.
- Robert A. Heinlein

People and places are the source of my work,
both in prose and verse-and this remark is not the truism it seems,
for I do not distinguish as sharply between a place
and a person as most people seem to do.
- Leonard Alfred George Strong

And it has become a kind of a truism in the study of
creativity that you can't be creating anything with
less than 10 years of technical knowledge immersion in a particular field.
- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The boldness of endurance is
the underline to almost every success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

A man can succeed at almost anything
for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
- Charles M. Schwab

If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you'd like to win, but think you can't
It's almost a cinch you won't.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man;
But soon or late the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
- Anonymous

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

So long as we are loved by others,
I would almost say that we are indispensable;
and no man is useless while he has a friend.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man
is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

Almost any sect, cult, or religion will
legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous.
In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
- Winston Churchill

Almost nothing you worry about today
will matter in a hundred years.
Think carefully about what you can focus on today.
Choose tasks that will actually make a positive difference
to your great-grandchildren.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The urge to save humanity is almost always
a false front for the urge to rule.
- H. L. Mencken

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

For those who are bored with life,
the path to happiness almost always comes
through service to the less-fortunate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind
and proving that there is no need to do so,
almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

When you are winning a war
almost everything that happens
can be claimed to be right and wise.
- Winston Churchill

People who want to share their religious views with you
almost never want you to share yours with them.
- Dave Barry

In religion and politics, people's belief's and convictions
are in almost every case gotten at second hand,
and without examination
- Mark Twain


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