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The groups, though, were my inspiration way back then.
by Eddie Floyd

The groups, though, were my inspiration way back then.
I liked Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers.
- Eddie Floyd

I never thought I'd get a chance to sing with Wilson Pickett but we did.
- Eddie Floyd

I was just about 6 weeks old when we moved to Detroit.
- Eddie Floyd

I go out with my band six months of the year and the
rest of them with the Blues Brothers.
- Eddie Floyd

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Oh yeah, I know Johnnie Bassett.
We were part of that whole thing.
- Eddie Floyd

Everybody had their fans and they were fans of all of them.
- Eddie Floyd

People know me for up-tempo songs because of my hits.
- Eddie Floyd

 

People sort themselves into groups
of happy people and unhappy people
through two different, but complementary mechanisms,
influence and affinity.
I influence those around me
with my emotional state, either happy or unhappy.
At the same time, I feel an affinity
for others who are like me in some way -
in this case by sharing my emotional outlook on life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love and treasure individuals as I meet them;
I loathe and despise the groups
they identify with and belong to.
- George Carlin

Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
- Cathy Guisewite

In individuals, insanity is rare;
but in groups, parties, nations and epochs,
it is the rule.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

These are the multinationals, like General Motors and Nestle;
these are the big industrial groups that weigh,
on the monetary scale, much more than big countries like Egypt.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups,
between the state and the individual,
with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls.
- Jacques Delors

I think that songwriting changed when groups started
spending more time in the studio.
- Ray Davies

Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds,
I see no remedy but force.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Latinos are disproportionately more likely to be injured
on the job than other ethnic groups.
- Grace Napolitano

Furthermore, neither of our research groups set out
in search of RNA catalysis.
- Sidney Altman

The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups.
I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers
and book groups from a couple of churches.
- Anita Diament

There may be writing groups where people meet but it's occasional.
You really do it all at your own computer or your own typewriter by yourself.
- Anne Rice

A lot of industry groups have said they support a federal law.
They don't want to have to deal with 50 different state laws.
- William Jackson

Groups like The Mountain Brothers just have to keep
on doing what they're doing -
just make it dope and just make it different.
And not try to compete with other people of color.
- Chad Hugo

Writers, as they gain success, feel like outsiders
because writers don't come together in real groups.
- Anne Rice

At the outset, at least, all three groups had something else to recommend them,
as well: They were headquartered 3,000 miles away from
the East Side of Manhattan.
- Tom Wolfe

I cannot doubt that women will line up,
like the men elected, with the groups whose political
thinking and convictions are in accord with their own political convictions.
- Edith Rogers

In subsequent years the groups you named had important
roles in educating people about the real issues in Washington and Raleigh,
and within the Democratic Party.
- Jesse Helms

To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life.
Every politician has lied about something because they
are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.
- Peter Schuyler

The United Nations has come under the control of outlaw
nations and self-serving special interest groups.
- Ginny B. Waite

Once again the mastermind was Lionel Curtis,
and the earlier Round Table Groups and Institutes of
International Affairs were used as nuclei for the new network.
- Carroll Quigley

In Uzbekistan, hundreds of protesters were recently
killed under the corrupt regime of President Karimov
in what human rights groups are calling a massacre.
- Ed Markey

Do not join encounter groups.
If you enjoy being made to feel inadequate,
call your mother.
- Liz Smith

We think that groups of between 30 and 40 early men
would have settled in an area measuring a hundred square kilometers.
- Richard Leakey

And so I missed those best years and I find it difficult for me,
in groups, to be comfortable.
- Eddie Albert

In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups,
has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists,
or any other groups, and frequently does so.
- Carroll Quigley

My mother would take groups of students to different
countries and always brought us along,
so by the time I was 10, I had been to Russia,
China, Nicaragua and several other countries.
- Eliza Dushku

Both Christians and religious Jews are finding it increasingly
difficult to practice their faiths through college
groups on so-called mainline campuses in the United States.
- Paul Weyrich

The liberal groups spent months raising money so they
could take down anyone President Bush nominated.
But they have not been able to touch judge Roberts.
- Michael Oxley

There are very few groups that really stay together.
The leaders of groups make enough money to be able
to afford to work a maximum of 35-40 weeks a year.
- Norman Granz

The black groups that boycott certain films would do
better to get the money together to make the films they want to see,
or stay in church and leave us to our work.
- Richard Pryor

The problem is, of course, that these interest groups
are all asking for changes,
but their enthusiasm for change rapidly disappears
when it affects the core of their own interests.
- Angela Merkel

If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars,
it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong
and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics.
- Eleanor Clift

We have groups that do that, but I can't rap with the
mentality of an 18 year old when I'm in my 30's.
- Ice T

There is no obstacle in the path of young people who
are poor or members of minority groups that hard work
and preparation cannot cure.
- Barbara Jordan

One of the first groups we signed was the Fifth Dimension.
- Johnny Rivers

Right-to-life groups won't fund us because we're Democrats.
- Bart Stupak

I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church.
Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television
singing their hearts out.
- Tommy Shaw

I don't have any focus groups on talent and programming.
If I need five people in a mall to be paid $40 to tell me how to do my job,
I shouldn't do my job.
- Roger Ailes

On September 11, the murders of World Trade Center
employees and visitors took the lives of numerous nationalities,
ethnic groups and religious followers.
- Cliff Stearns

So many groups fail because they spend all their time in the clubs.
Work pours in and they can't handle it because of late-night drinking.
- Maurice Gibb

Vivendi will be one of the very few top communications
groups of the Internet age.
We will have customers all over the globe,
providing services through all kinds of technology.
- Jean-Marie Messier

Women are incredible in groups together.
Terrifying.
Men have nothing on them.
- Michael Hutchence

It was clear that the special interest groups in California
really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country,
because that was where the racial tension was the greatest.
- Iris Chang

The record companies are interested in the kind of
sales they can get from the rock groups.
- Norman Granz

Sometimes groups and their material can get overbloated.
- Fred Schneider

The SS, as such, behaved no more criminally than any
other social groups would behave when taking part in political events.
- Hans Frank

At the same time as we clearly condemn actions of violence
by groups in Palestinian against Israel.
- Jane Harman

Most groups today aren't groups.
In a true group all the members create the arrangements among themselves.
- Robby Krieger

Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics:
it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently.
- Joseph Stiglitz

Without the ability of issue groups to tell the truth,
who knows what the public will believe.
- Paul Weyrich

I would go to sketch groups and draw.
I really enjoyed the subject matter,
but I wasn't good at it.
- Jack Prelutsky

It was pretty frightening because as we all know,
when large, famous groups breakup, a lot of the members
don't survive in solo careers.
- Don Henley

There is an abundance of misinformation,
exaggeration, and blatant lies being spread by interest
groups regarding the prospects for embryonic stem cell research.
- Virginia Foxx

The problem we have in America is the systematic erosion
of our religious values in an attempt by certain liberal
groups to expunge our Christian heritage from the public square.
- Pat Robertson

Most of the groups I worked with 30 years ago are either dead or dead broke.
And it's a shame.
- Ronnie Spector

More and more, cultural groups are cross-pollinating,
and we're getting much more interesting art as a result.
- Damon Albarn

You'll find individuals agreeing on this,
but when they get into collective societies and larger
groups they find it difficult to achieve group agreement.
- Neale Donald Walsch

It is precisely because neither individuals nor small
groups can be fully self-sufficient that cooperation
is necessary to human survival and flourishing.
- Tom G. Palmer

We all know we are unique individuals,
but we tend to see others as representatives of groups.
- Deborah Tannen

There is no question that Iraq is one of the main problems.
You'd have to be blind not to see what a magnet and
generating force it's become for terrorist groups.
- Otto Schily

I think we have got to start thinking about banding
together in terms of interested groups.
- Arthur Levitt

And political parties, overanxious for vote catching,
become tolerant to intolerant groups.
- Wendell Willkie

I believe strongly in writing groups such as Romance
Writers Of America that offer support,
information and networking.
- Nora Roberts


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