Top Duet Quotes

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1. "Duets are not about individual skill but about the relationship between the two players."
Author: Daisy Goodwin
2. "These aren't two solos, this is a duet that isn't taking itself at all seriously."
Author: David Levithan
3. "Why tinker with the plain truth that we hurry the darker races to their graves in order to take their land & its riches? Wolves don't sit in their caves, concocting crapulous theories of race to justify devouring a flock of sheep! "Intellectual courage"? True "intellectual courage" is to dispense with these fig leaves & admit all peoples are predatory, but White predators, with our deadly duet of disease dust & firearms, are examplars of predacity par excellence, & what of it?"
Author: David Mitchell
4. "They would be a duet. They would be happy. What is happy, anyways?"
Author: David Paul Kirkpatrick
5. "Our lives together, our duet, slso continues to evolve, and even if we can't go back to how it was, we're designing a good life for us, in spite of everything. [p. 310]"
Author: Diane Ackerman
6. "It is a duet, and like most duets moreover in that one listens attentively only for the signal which announces the advent of one's own voice."
Author: Henry Miller
7. "I like the monologue even more than the duet, when it is good. It's like watching a man write a book expressly for you: he writes it, reads it aloud, acts it, revises it, savours it, enjoys it, enjoys your enjoyment of it, and then tears it up and throws it to the winds. It's a sublime performance, because while he's going through with it you are God for him-unless you happen to be an insensitive and impatient dolt. But in that case the kindof monologue I refer to never happens."
Author: Henry Miller
8. "As she dampens my shirt with sadness and snot, I realize I'm about to do another thing I've never done before. I suck in air and attempt to sing. "You're . . . sensational . . . ," I croak, struggling for a trace of Frank's melody. "Sensational . . . that's all."There's a pause, and then something shifts in Julie's demeanor. I realize she's laughing."Oh wow," she giggles, and looks up at me, her eyes still glistening above a grin. "That was beautiful, R, really. You and Zombie Sinatra should record Duets III."I cough. "Didn't get . . . warm-up."
Author: Isaac Marion
9. ". . . for she was the only girl they loved, as she is the queenly pearl you prize, because of the way the night that first we met she is bound to be, methinks, and not in vain, the darling of my heart, sleeping in her april cot, within her singachamer, with her greengageflavoured candywhistle duetted to the crazyquilt, Isobel, she is so pretty, truth to tell, wildwood's eyes and primarose hair, quietly, all the woods so wild, in mauves of moss and daphnedews, how all so still she lay, neath of the whitethorn, child of tree, like some losthappy leaf, like blowing flower stilled, as fain would she anon, for soon again 'twill be, win me, woo me, wed me, ah weary me!"
Author: James Joyce
10. "Gray imagined Kat scolding her husband in an operatic duet that has been going on between husbands and wives for ages, that eternal mix of exasperation and love." -- James Rollins"
Author: James Rollins
11. "And at year's end they broke the stable door. The man and his horse, together, gallop yet, Beyond the sunset's end, the pounding hooves, Both harmony and beat for their duet."
Author: Jo Walton
12. "Marriage should be a duet - when one sings, the other claps."
Author: Joe Murray
13. "There has to be chemistry in a duet, but if you go beyond the point of friendship and attraction, you lose something."
Author: Kenny Rogers
14. "The first pair Opal and Amber are,Agate sings in B flat, the wolf avatar,A duet-solutio! - with Aquamarine.Mighty Emerald next, with the lovely Citrine.Number Eight is digestio, her stand is Jade fine.E major's the key of the Black Tourmaline,Sapphire sings in F major, and bright is her sheen.Then almost at once comes Diamond alone,Whose sign of the lion as Leo is known.Projectio! Time flows on, both present and past.Ruby red is the first and is also the last."
Author: Kerstin Gier
15. "And on and on it went-that duet between the dumb, praying lady and the big, hollow man who was so full of loving echoes."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
16. "After Davy had gone to bed Anne wandered down to Victoria Island and sat there alone, curtained with fine-spun, moonlit gloom, while the water laughed around her in a duet of brook and wind."
Author: L.M. Montgomery
17. "But duets are a lot of fun, I'd love to do another one."
Author: Lita Ford
18. "I build duets into bigger works. I like to see people working together. What we call a giant solo in my company is about four bars long while twenty other people are doing something dynamically. I like the charge that is set up by a lot of people doing something."
Author: Mark Morris
19. "Why is it I can spend a dozen Friday nights staring at the peeling walls of my "room" without anyone in the family so much as poking a head down to see if I'm alive, while the one time I actually have plans (major plans, plans that necessitate extraordinary focus and massive preparation), my stepmother suddenly suggests we sing a duet of "Getting to Know You"?"
Author: Melissa Kantor
20. "Mr Wingham has the advantage of being on the premises. He and the young lady play duets after dinner, which acts as a bond. Mr Little on these occasions, I understand, prowls about in the road, chafing visibly."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
21. "Duets is about six people, so it's like three different movies - three different duets. I was on the set 18 days, spread out over three and a half or four weeks."
Author: Scott Speedman
22. "I'd love to a duet with Luther Vandross."
Author: Sheena Easton
23. "Yeah his being Sumerian to this group would go over like an Ozzy Osbourne/Marilyn Manson duet at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting. He might as well be wearing a shit that said "Kibbles and Bits," with a heavy emphasis on the "bits" part..."
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon

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