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1. "That's really the thing that got me into playing a lot - getting excited about playing along with my favorite bands like Zeppelin and Black Sabbath."
Author: Chad Smith
2. "Black Sabbath invented heavy metal, in my opinion."
Author: Eddie Trunk
3. "Black Sabbath was written on bass: I just walked into the studio and went, bah, bah, bah, and everybody joined in and we just did it."
Author: Geezer Butler
4. "I still think the best metal bands have a blues feel. The first Black Sabbath album is kind of a bludgeoning of blues. Deep Purple also started out as a blues band."
Author: Greg Ginn
5. "Then as I got older, I always gravitated towards the hard stuff, Born To Be Wild, then Black Sabbath."
Author: Jello Biafra
6. "When I get 13 or 14 years old, I get crazy with rock music, like, like, deeply crazy. And one of my favorite bands at that moment was, for example, like - bands like Metallica or Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd and Santana, you know? And then I start to play metal, actually, when I was - at the age of 15."
Author: Juanes
7. "I was really into Black Sabbath, but heavy guitars can really be very limiting, it's a great frequency and it's great fun to listen to but on the other hand, musically you can do a lot more without it."
Author: Kip Winger
8. "Of the myriad impressive notables related to Dio's passing, perhaps foremost is the fact the man was 67 years old and was still making quality hard rock records, still touring with a new (old) version of Black Sabbath, still singing his absolute heart out about dragons and rainbows, making the infamous devil horns hand gesture he swiped from his Italian grandmother and which has since became the universal, undeniable, completely badass symbol for true metal across all galaxies everywhere, and for which Dio deserves to be ensconced in the heavens forevermore."
Author: Mark Morford
9. "Who's the new Ramones, who's the new Guns 'N Roses, who's the new Motley Crue, who's the new Black Sabbath? They're coming, they're on the street, they're 16, 17 years old."
Author: Nikki Sixx
10. "No record mogul had created Black Sabbath, so no record mogul could tell Black Sabbath what to do."
Author: Ozzy Osbourne
11. "On Friday the thirteenth of February 1970, Black Sabbath went on sale.I felt like I'd just been born.But the critics f**king hated it."
Author: Ozzy Osbourne
12. "I don't think we [Black Sabbath] ever got a good review for anything we did. Which is why I never bother with reviews."
Author: Ozzy Osbourne
13. "Another memorable performance of ‘Black Sabbath' was in a town hall near Manchester. The manager was there to greet us in a suit and tie when we climbed out of the van. You should have seen the look on his face when he saw us.‘Is that what you're going to wear on stage?' he asked me, staring at my bare feet and pyjama top.‘Oh no,' I said, in this fake-shocked voice. ‘I always perform in gold spandex. Have you ever seen an Elvis gig? Well, I look a bit like him – but of course my tits are much smaller.'"
Author: Ozzy Osbourne
14. "We set up our gear for the tune-up and Tony [Iommi] launched into the opening riff of ‘Black Sabbath' – doh, doh, doooohnnnn – but before I'd got through the first line of lyrics the manager had run on to the stage, red in the face, and was shouting, ‘STOP, STOP, STOP! Are you f**king serious? This isn't Top-Forty pop covers! Who are you people?'‘Earth,' said Tony, shrugging. ‘You booked us, remember?'‘I didn't book this. I thought you were going to play "Mellow Yellow" and "California Dream-in'".'‘Who – us?' laughed Tony.‘That's what your manager told me!'‘Jim Simpson told you that?'‘Who the hell's Jim Simpson?'‘Ah,' said Tony, finally working out what had happened. He turned to us and said, ‘Lads, I think we might not be the only band called Earth.'He was right: there was another Earth on the C-list gig circuit. But they didn't play satanic music. They played pop and Motown covers."
Author: Ozzy Osbourne
15. "'American Horror' goes for a very specific kind of Seventies suburban downer ambience - 'Flowers in the Attic' paperbacks, Black Sabbath album covers and late-night flicks like 'Let's Scare Jessica to Death.' It even has 'Go Ask Alice'-era urban legends."
Author: Rob Sheffield
16. "No one really gets rich doing this. A couple people do, Black Sabbath does. We don't sell any records anymore."
Author: Thurston Moore
17. "I'm jamming 'Black Sabbath Vol. 4' all the time. Zappa's 'Cruising With Ruben & The Jets.' A lot of Gong lately. Some Hawkwind. The Residents' 'Duck Stab' is amazing. Some Fugs. Lots of stuff, man. I'm pretty schizophrenic with records."
Author: Ty Segall

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... je t'emmènerais dans une contrée resplendissante et prospère, au foyer d'une famille aristocratique des lettrés, fastueux domaine où abondent les fleurs et les saules, terroir de la douceur, de richesse et d'honneurs, pour t'installer dans la joie et en toute sécurité.Cao Xueqin, "Le Rêve dans le pavillon rouge", trad, fr. par Li Tche-Houa, J. Alézaïs, révision par A. D'Hormon, Paris, Gallimard, "Bibliothèque de la Pléiade", 1981, vol. 1, p. 8."
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