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Born: 1970-12-18
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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To live is to suffer, but to survive, well that's to find meaning in the suffering.

Tags: Meaning, Suffering, Survive

I'm not going to disrespect you, don't disrespect me.

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Do dirt, get dirt. So I treat people with the same respect that I want.

Tags: Dirt, Respect, Treat

You can't call any one person the devil. Because no one person has the power to be the devil.

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I don't walk around big headed. I'm not a superstar.

Tags: Big, Superstar, Walk

I know I may have done some bad things, but I'm not a bad person.

Tags: Bad, Done, May

I used to do the beat box. A friend of mine, he was the rapper and after, we'd be doing a block party or something or a house party, and he's gettin' all the attention and I'd end up with a handful of spit, you know, from doing the beats.

Tags: After, End, Friend

An important and fundamental premise of the American judicial system is the presumption of innocence, that is until proven guilty.

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Columbia tried to put me behind other groups, so I didn't wanna wait, they let me out of the contract and I'm glad they did.

Tags: Behind, Put, Wait

I can reach people the average person can't reach because I'm as grounded as I am.

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I'm still the same. That's why the fans love me. Because they need stability in the industry.

Tags: Fans, Love, Why

My mother would beat me so bad, I wouldn't be able to sit down. And I would never snitch.

Tags: Able, Bad, Mother

There's a difference between violence and senseless violence.

Tags: Between, Difference, Violence

I want 'Flesh Of My Flesh' to be like my connection to the community, I want to say what's on my peoples' minds, soak up all their pain. I've learned that when I take it all in, I can make one brotha's pain be understood by the world.

Tags: Learned, Minds, Pain

I've read every one of Donald Goines' books. So as soon as I heard there was an opportunity for one of his novels to be turned into a movie, I jumped at the opportunity.

Tags: Books, Movie, Read

One thing that people don't really understand is that as celebrity you rarely get fair treatment. You either get love or hate. It's never really fair.

Tags: Hate, Love, Understand

The day I will never forget is the day I married my wife, Tashera. Tashera is so special to my boys and me. Her energy is enough to put anyone on a cloud. Her dedication and care gives me comfort and ease.

Tags: Care, Forget, Wife

There is no object so large but that at a great distance from the eye it does not appear smaller than a smaller object near.

Tags: Eye, Great, Large

Time abides long enough for those who make use of it.

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For, verily, great love springs from great knowledge of the beloved object, and if you little know it, you will be able to love it only little or not at all.

Tags: Great, Knowledge, Love

How many emperors and how many princes have lived and died and no record of them remains, and they only sought to gain dominions and riches in order that their fame might be ever-lasting.

Tags: Fame, Might, Order

I have found that, in the composition of the human body as compared with the bodies of animals, the organs of sense are duller and coarser. Thus, it is composed of less ingenious instruments, and of spaces less capacious for receiving the faculties of sense.

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In order to arrive at knowledge of the motions of birds in the air, it is first necessary to acquire knowledge of the winds, which we will prove by the motions of water in itself, and this knowledge will be a step enabling us to arrive at the knowledge of beings that fly between the air and the wind.

Tags: Between, Knowledge, Wind
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It seems that it had been destined before that I should occupy myself so thoroughly with the vulture, for it comes to my mind as a very early memory, when I was still in the cradle, a vulture came down to me, he opened my mouth with his tail and struck me a few times with his tail against my lips.

Tags: Against, Few, Mind

Man and animals are in reality vehicles and conduits of food, tombs of animals, hostels of Death, coverings that consume, deriving life by the death of others.

Tags: Death, Food, Life

Many are they who have a taste and love for drawing, but no talent; and this will be discernible in boys who are not diligent and never finish their drawings with shading.

Tags: Drawing, Love, Talent

Painting is concerned with all the 10 attributes of sight; which are: Darkness, Light, Solidity and Colour, Form and Position, Distance and Propinquity, Motion and Rest.

Tags: Darkness, Light, Rest

People talk to people who perceive nothing, who have open eyes and see nothing; they shall talk to them and receive no answer; they shall adore those who have ears and hear nothing; they shall burn lamps for those who do not see.

Tags: Eyes, Hear, Talk

Shadow is the obstruction of light. Shadows appear to me to be of supreme importance in perspective, because, without them opaque and solid bodies will be ill defined; that which is contained within their outlines and their boundaries themselves will be ill-understood unless they are shown against a background of a different tone from themselves.

Tags: Against, Light, Themselves

The beginnings and ends of shadow lie between the light and darkness and may be infinitely diminished and infinitely increased. Shadow is the means by which bodies display their form. The forms of bodies could not be understood in detail but for shadow.

Tags: Lie, Light, May

The divisions of Perspective are 3, as used in drawing; of these, the first includes the diminution in size of opaque objects; the second treats of the diminution and loss of outline in such opaque objects; the third, of the diminution and loss of colour at long distances.

Tags: Loss, Second, Used

The human bird shall take his first flight, filling the world with amazement, all writings with his fame, and bringing eternal glory to the nest whence he sprang.

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The mind of the painter must resemble a mirror, which always takes the colour of the object it reflects and is completely occupied by the images of as many objects as are in front of it.

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The painter who draws merely by practice and by eye, without any reason, is like a mirror which copies every thing placed in front of it without being conscious of their existence.

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The painter who is familiar with the nature of the sinews, muscles, and tendons, will know very well, in giving movement to a limb, how many and which sinews cause it; and which muscle, by swelling, causes the contraction of that sinew; and which sinews, expanded into the thinnest cartilage, surround and support the said muscle.

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There are four Powers: memory and intellect, desire and covetousness. The two first are mental and the others sensual. The three senses: sight, hearing and smell cannot well be prevented; touch and taste not at all.

Tags: Cannot, Desire, Others

To such an extent does nature delight and abound in variety that among her trees there is not one plant to be found which is exactly like another; and not only among the plants, but among the boughs, the leaves and the fruits, you will not find one which is exactly similar to another.

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Weight, force and casual impulse, together with resistance, are the four external powers in which all the visible actions of mortals have their being and their end.

Tags: End, Four, Together

As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.

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A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not.

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All knowledge which ends in words will die as quickly as it came to life, with the exception of the written word: which is its mechanical part.

Tags: Knowledge, Life, Words

Each man is always in the middle of the surface of the earth and under the zenith of his own hemisphere, and over the centre of the earth.

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Every action needs to be prompted by a motive.

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Experience never errs; it is only your judgments that err by promising themselves effects such as are not caused by your experiments.

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I have always felt it is my destiny to build a machine that would allow man to fly.

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Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.

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It is better to imitate ancient than modern work.

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Just as courage is the danger of life, so is fear its safeguard.

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Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.

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Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.

Tags: Food, Knowledge, Mind

Medicine is the restoration of discordant elements; sickness is the discord of the elements infused into the living body.

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Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.

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Necessity is the mistress and guide of nature. Necessity is the theme and inventress of nature, her curb and her eternal law.

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Our body is dependant on Heaven and Heaven on the Spirit.

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Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.

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Science is the captain, and practice the soldiers.

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Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.

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The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.

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The length of a man's outspread arms is equal to his height.

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The Medici created and destroyed me.

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The natural desire of good men is knowledge.

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The senses are of the earth, the reason stands apart from them in contemplation.

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The spirit desires to remain with its body, because, without the organic instruments of that body, it can neither act, nor feel anything.

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