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1. "In 1940 I came across a record by Jimmy Yancey. I can't say how important that record is. From then on, all I wanted to do was play the blues."
Author: Alexis Korner
2. "Four years of Jimmy Carter gave us two titanic Reagan landslides, peace and prosperity for eight blessed years - and even a third term for his feckless vice president, George H.W. Bush."
Author: Ann Coulter
3. "I had written for Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman in the past. Jimmy had a different voice, and different priorities. He couldn't be the bad guy in the joke; he couldn't upset people, really."
Author: Anthony Jeselnik
4. "On the left is Jimmy, our drummer. You can just see him under all the hair. Jimmy?s a great guy. Dumber than a sack of hammers, but damn, he can count."
Author: Ashlyn Kane
5. "What makes a comedian has nothing to do with religion. Think of Red Skelton, Jimmy Durante, Jackie Gleason, who were all Catholics."
Author: Buddy Hackett
6. "I totally hate when somebody takes a classic and desecrates it. I like Jimmy Page and P. Diddy, but what they did to 'Kashmir' was a debacle."
Author: Chuck D
7. "I never listen to Led Zeppelin. But, I mean, I don't think Robert Plant or Jimmy Page listen to Led Zeppelin, either. We all probably obsessed over the same old blues records growing up."
Author: Dan Auerbach
8. "I love Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik."
Author: Danielle De Niese
9. "Beckett grabbed Billy by the jaw. "If you ever touch Jimmy again, I'll kill you. It's that simple."
Author: Debra Anastasia
10. "I skipped school one day to see Dizzy Gillespie, and that's where I met Coltrane. Coltrane and Jimmy Heath just joined the band, and I brought my trumpet, and he was sitting at the piano downstairs waiting to join Dizzy's band. He had his saxophone across his lap, and he looked at me and he said, 'You want to play?'"
Author: Donald Byrd
11. "While you may be able to keep your son Jimmy from owning [a gun], if you try to talk him out of wanting one, you are up against a pretty strong argument: You mean I shouldn't want a device that grants me power and identity, makes me feel dangerous and safe at the same time, instantly makes me the dominant male, and connects me to my evolutionary essence? Come on, Mom, get real!"
Author: Gavin De Becker
12. "Layney - "I hear they sell them at Evil 'R Us. You have an accountthere, don't you? Maybe you can pick one up on the ‘stillbeating/just pulled from a sacrifice' aisle."Jimmy - "Do you have any idea how expensive those are? Even withmy discount."
Author: Gwen Hayes
13. "Days passed until they threatened to make a week, and Jimmy could glimpse how weeks might eventually become months. Outside the steel door in the upper room, the men outside were trying to get in. On the radio, they yelled and argued. Jimmy listened sometimes, but all they talked about were the dead and dying and forbidden things, like the great outside."
Author: Hugh Howey
14. "Ah bet she's a dirty wee minx in the scratcher. Y'see that "butter wouldnae melt" expression she's goat goin on? That's jist a smokescreen – ah guarantee she goes like a train.' Jimmy belched, considerately turning his head away to exhale."
Author: Jamie Holoran
15. "Jimmy shot him a look that patently said: ‘Mon noo, Wee-man, whit are ye waitin fur? Ah've set ye up tae get in her knickers!"
Author: Jamie Holoran
16. "Jimmy was in a league of his own when it came to puerile, half-pissed badinage."
Author: Jamie Holoran
17. "Can't you see,Jimmy?It's not a war about our freedom,it's a power struggle between rulers and bosses wanting more land,more power.The likes of you and me are just cannon fodder in their draft war.We should have nothing to do with it,let alone be supporting it! The only fight that concerns the working man is the one the trades unions are fighting against the bosses.That's the only struggle I'm bothered about and I don't give a toss if they're British bosses or German!"
Author: Janet MacLeod Trotter
18. "Lots of people think it was Jimmy Page who had the first fuzzbox. It wasn't, No! it wasn't me either."
Author: Jim Sullivan
19. "Just a spoon full of Jimmy helps the whole world go down!"
Author: Jimmy The Rev Sullivan
20. "People might say, 'Jimmy Cliff, you've done a lot, achieved a lot. What more can you want?'"
Author: Jimmy Cliff
21. "You're hurt because everything is changed. Jimmy is hurt because everything is the same. And neither of you can face it. Something's gone wrong somewhere, hasn't it?"
Author: John Osborne
22. "I suppose people of our generation aren't able to die for good causes any longer. We had all that done for us, in the thirties and the forties, when we were still kids. ...There aren't any good, brave causes left. (Jimmy Porter)"
Author: John Osborne
23. "Jimmy: You'll end up like one of those chocolate merengues my wife is so fond of [Alison starts banging jars]...sweet and sticky on the outside, and sink your teeth in it [savouring every word]-inside, all white, messy and disgusting. [offering teapot sweetly to Helena] Milk?"
Author: John Osborne
24. "Bruno Mars is pretty fashionable. Gary Clarck Junior, who was also in our ad with Jimmy Page, is a super super stylish guy."
Author: John Varvatos
25. "I explored rock culture and what the guitar can do though people like Jimmy Page and John McLaughlin, and the music moves away from pop."
Author: Johnny Marr
26. "I always felt Jimmy was trapped in Hollywood. He felt it himself. He loved aviation so much and he wanted to be able to do more of that. He somehow just got stuck here."
Author: Kim Novak
27. "Truth hurts. Then again, it also sets you free. [Jimmy Cotton]"
Author: Kristen Ashley
28. "No,' Jimmy protested."
Author: Louis Tomlinson
29. "Once in a while, Jimmy would make up a word but he never once got caught out. ... He should have been pleased by his success with these verbal fabrications, but instead he was depressed by it. The memos telling him he'd done a good job meant nothing to him; all they proved was that no one was capable of appreciating how clever he had been. He came to understand why serial killers sent helpful clues to the police."
Author: Margaret Atwood
30. "Jimmy found himself wishing to make a dent in Crake, get a reaction; it was one of his weaknesses, to care what other people thought of him."
Author: Margaret Atwood
31. "Jimmy, look at it realistically. You can't couple a minimum access to food with an expanding population indefinitely. Homo sapiens doesn't seem to be able to cut himself off at the supply end. He's one of the few species that doesn't limit reproduction in the face of dwindling resources. In other words - and up to a point, of course - the less we eat, the more we fuck.""How to do you account for that?" said Jimmy"Imagination," said Crake. "Men can imagine their own deaths...human beings hope they can stick their souls into someone else...and live on forever."
Author: Margaret Atwood
32. "Jimmy had been full of himself back then, thinks Snowman with indulgence and a little envy. He'd been unhappy too, of course. It went without saying, his unhappiness. He'd put a lot of energy into it."
Author: Margaret Atwood
33. "For a good ten minutes or so we stand there with the flashlight burning the grave with light. The whole time, I'm trying to guess where and exactly how he died and, more to the point, realizing that poor old Milla's been without him for sixty-years. I can tell. No other man has entered her life. Not the way her Jimmy did. She's been waiting sixty years for Jimmy to come back. And now he has."
Author: Markus Zusak
34. "It said: Dearest Milla, My sould needs yours. Love, Jimmy"
Author: Markus Zusak
35. "—Cuéntame, Jimmy —dice. El temblor de las manos aumenta—. ¿Dónde has estado todo este tiempo? —Su voz es angustiada pero dulce—. ¿Dónde has estado?Tengo algo atascado en la garganta. Son las palabras.Finalmente las reconozco y digo:—He estado buscándote."
Author: Markus Zusak
36. "See, my idea of cute comes with an IQ requirement. It's geeky cute. It's Rivers Cuomo, not Justin Timberlake. It's Gideon Yago, not Brian Mcfayden. Jimmy Fallon, yes please! Brad Pitt, no thank you."
Author: Megan McCafferty
37. "Do you want to hang out? At your place or something?" Hanging out with Jimmy Hailler will mean that I have to say hello to him every day. I'm not ready to say hello to him every day. Too much commitment. It's bad enough that I'm sharing chocolate brownies swith him. I shake my head. "Not today."
Author: Melina Marchetta
38. "Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton. The job is just too big for him."
Author: Rich Little
39. "I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty powerful influence on me."
Author: Ronnie Montrose
40. "Everything is cellular. Reality is cellular. I really love that word, cellular. Cellular phone, cellular foam, sleeper cell, cellulite, cellular automata . . . A cell can be anything! . . . It's cellular. It's quantum dots. It's quantum and cellular and bosonic. It's bosonic cellular quantum dottiness. With ribbons on." -- Jimmy Ganzer, 'Good Night, Moon"
Author: Rudy Rucker
41. "You can say no if you dun' wanna do it," he finally says, "but I was thinkin' maybe you could teach me to read.""Shit, Jimmy, I just gave away my reading slate to Bill.""I know it," he says, "but I didn't wanna read none of that stuff anyhow.""Then what did you want to read?""I wanna read those poems you said you might write."I can't help but smile so wide my cheeks hurt."Okay, Jimmy. I'm going to write you a poem for your birthday, and then I'm going to teach you how to read it."
Author: Ryan Winfield
42. "Jimmy nods. Being with him like this, without the attitude and looking at me with complete trust, almost makes me understand why parents would go through the trouble of dealing with all of the bullshit of having kids. Then I remember how he told me I smelled like cat pee, and the moment passes."
Author: S.G. Browne
43. "And put your shirt back on, why don't you?" she said over her shoulder. "Remember, I'm a lady.""If'n you call twelve a lady," Jimmy said, full of chuckles."You're a regular comedian, Jimmy Koppel. Downright hilarious."
Author: Tess Hilmo
44. "My name is Jimmy,but my friends just call methe hideous penguin boy."
Author: Tim Burton
45. "First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross carried letters from a girl named Martha, a junior at Mount Sebastian College in New Jersey. They were not love letters, but Lieutenant Cross was hoping, so he kept them folded in plastic at the bottom of his rusack. In the late afternoon, after a day's march, he would dig his foxhole, wash his hands under a canteen, unwrap the letters, hold them with the tips of his fingers, and spend the last hour of light pretending."
Author: Tim O'Brien
46. "I said no," Jimmy said. His voice quavered slightly under the blazing heat of her glare, but his words were as solid as a sealant weld. "Captain Smith says it's wrong.""And I say it's right," Kulasawa snapped. "Why listen to him instead of me?""Because he's my boss." Jimmy looked at me. "And because I trust him."He turned back to Kulasawa. "And because he's never needed a gun to tell me what to do."
Author: Timothy Zahn
47. "I'm a working parent and I understand that sometimes you want to have a very productive Saturday to feel that you are in control of your life, which of course you are not. Children and Jimmy Carter ruin all your best-laid plans."
Author: Tina Fey
48. "You know, they just don't make big movie stars the way they used to, maybe because the system has changed, the studio system, but it's sad to see people like Jimmy Stewart go, all the giants of the past."
Author: Tom Atkins
49. "If you look at movies with Cary Grant or Jimmy Stewart and all the rest of it, none of them looks like a boy. They always looked like mature men. The audience didn't want to go and see kids."
Author: Tom Conti
50. "Jimmy Kimmel still comes across like a guy who crashed a party and got caught at it, yet adamantly refuses to leave."
Author: Tom Shales

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