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Born: 1911-10-24
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
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You have to open your mind. I like the ability to express myself in a deep way. It's the closest music to our humanity - it's like a folk music that rises up out of a culture.

Tags: Deep, Mind, Music

If you've got a good vibrato, you can get away with a lot.

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It's very easy to learn. And very difficult to master.

Tags: Difficult, Easy, Learn

So I went out and bought Hard Again by Muddy Waters. That was a big learning curve. I listened to that album again and again and again. James Cotton was the harmonica player on that album.

Tags: Big, Hard, Learning

See how these Christians love one another.

Tags: Another, Christians, Love

What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?

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You can judge the quality of their faith from the way they behave. Discipline is an index to doctrine.

Tags: Faith, Judge, Quality

The first reaction to truth is hatred.

Tags: Hatred, Reaction, Truth

You cannot parcel out freedom in pieces because freedom is all or nothing.

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The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.

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The entire fruit is already present in the seed.

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Nature soaks every evil with either fear or shame.

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He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.

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Hope is patience with the lamp lit.

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The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will suffer if you take away their pleasure by not feeling pain.

Tags: Away, Feeling, Pain

Prevention of birth is a precipitation of murder.

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The more you mow us down, the more numerous we grow; the blood of Christians is seed.

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Two kinds of blindness are easily combined so that those who do not see really appear to see what is not.

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Arguments about Scripture achieve nothing but a stomachache and a headache.

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Fear is the foundation of safety.

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Nothing that is God's is obtainable by money.

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The nature of rumor is known to all.

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The usual complaint is, 'I have no other way of earning a living.' The harsh reply can be, 'Do you have to live?'

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Indeed heresies are themselves instigated by philosophy.

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Indeed it is better to postpone, lest either we complete too little by hurrying, or wander too long in completing it.

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Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy.

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Christians are made, not born.

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Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage.

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He who flees will fight again.

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It is certain because it is impossible.

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It is certain because it is possible.

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Out of the frying pan, into the fire.

Tags: Fire, Frying, Pan