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Underground Quotes
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The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein
of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green.
- Thomas Carlyle

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The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles,
and from that moment he is following the dark rapids
of an underground river which may sometimes flow so
near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above.
- Cyril Connolly

Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.
- Miguel de Cervantes

I'm very underground.
- Eric Bogosian

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The thing about hip-hop is that it's from the underground,
ideas from the underbelly, from people who have mostly been locked out,
who have not been recognized.
- Russell Simmons

So, yes, I am in the underground, but actually,
it feels like home.
- Anthony Braxton

I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years,
and I can say what most conductors can't say;
I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
- Harriet Tubman


 

I'm not trying to be some kind of underground renegade.
- Alex Winter

We're making this huge changeover from underground
to more mainstream audiences.
I don't know if we could ever repeat this type of feeling.
We're really excited.
- Jon Crosby

When your dreams tire, they go underground and out
of kindness that's where they stay.
- Libby Houston

Encouraging underground uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau um,
the federal government was the only purchaser of uranium
ore to try to manufacture uh,
atomic bombs.
- Tom Udall

I was in the underground until I left Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs

I don't know anybody who does what I do.
I'm very underground.
- Eric Bogosian

I do a cover of a Velvet Underground song,
and they were one of the most important bands,
for me.
- Martin Gore

When people say 'What are underground comics?' I think
the best way you can define them is just the absolute freedom involved...
we didn't have anyone standing over us.
- Robert Crumb

Anyway, it's good to be sent back to the underground.
There's always a good side to bad things and the good
side to this is that at least everyone has to go back down.
- Joe Strummer

If you shut up truth, and bury it underground,
it will but grow.
- Emile Zola

What was once underground is now coming to the surface.
- Gavin Bryars

Underground literature only began in the '70s,
when technical developments made it possible.
Before that, we were involved in a game with the censors.
That was our struggle.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

I got caught up on drugs for a few years,
I'm off it, I'm very happy, got two kids and a family and everything.
And like I said I'm making the underground music,
and keeping it real.
- Vanilla Ice

Electroclash is good because it's stayed underground.
- Chris Lowe

I don't think anything's underground anymore.
And I think that's a good thing.
Everything is up for grabs.
- Colin Greenwood

To write is to descend, to excavate, to go underground.
- Anais Nin

I got into underground comics fairly early on and kind
of wandered away from the superhero stuff,
but I was an art student and I was drawing a lot as a kid.
- Jonathan Lethem

I think Andy Kaufman is to comedy what the Velvet Underground was to music -
it's like,
80 thousand records sold, but everybody who bought one started a band.
- Courtney Love

Still, language is resilient, and poetry when it is
pressured simply goes underground.
- Diane Wakoski

Better to die in the pursuit of civilized values,
we believed, than in a flight underground.
We were offering a value system couched in the language of science.
- John Charles Polanyi

Of course, I started really being a comics fan with
the underground stuff in the '70s.
- Glenn Danzig

It's really a grand old, legendary theatre where the
spirits of like Judy Garland and all these great performers have been.
The clubs are way more underground.
- Deborah Cox

For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
- Jello Biafra

There's a lot more hypocrisy than before.
Racism has gone back underground.
- Richard Pryor

I like their darkness but I also like the pop-side
of the Velvet Underground.
- Martin Gore

I was young and felt like it was opportunity 'cause
they were moving units back then on the underground scene.
- Young Buck

I've done that I was touring a couple of years ago
with R. Kelly and the Lillith Fair, I would do the
late night underground gigs as well because it's always
around those times that there was a hot song,
either on the radio or in the clubs,
it would just be simultaneous.
- Deborah Cox

Yes, there was a sort of underground cult following,
which came from nowhere, and grew, and grew.
It was quite surprising to us all, because all of us
had spent probably the previous five to ten years without it.
So it was quite overwhelming.
Overwhelming and humbling.
- Michael Giles

I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that,
and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree.
Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my
main interests in my teenage years.
- Chester Brown

HATE, even if it's making money.
is an underground movie, that's how it was made.
It's a film about police brutality in the largest sense,
it's about the whole of society and not just about the hood.
- Mathieu Kassovitz

It doesn't really seem any different anywhere.
I'd say it seems like we're biggest in Australia.
It's just that we've always been this underground band
and for some reason in the last month has been starting to go overground.
- Jon Crosby

Though gay lifestyles have certainly moved into the open,
there's little evidence that society has become more
open in its basic attitudes or that entertainers should
feel cozy in emerging from the velvet underground.
- Peter Bart

We used to play the underground clubs like the UFO,
and Middle Earth, and they were great because they
would have on things like a poet,
string quartets, and then a rock band!
It was kinda cool!
- Alvin Lee

I went to an art school in Brooklyn and painted Fine Art,
if that's what you'd call it for eight years in New York,
until I saw the first underground comics in the East Village Other.
- Bill Griffith

When drugs came around I sampled them just like anybody
else but I never became dependent creatively on drugs;
like various cartoonists in the underground never did
anything if they weren't stoned,
That was the prerequisite for sitting down and drawing.
- Bill Griffith

To put the point sharply: If an informer in the French
underground who sent a friend to the torture chambers
of the Gestapo was equally a victim,
then there can be no right or wrong in life that I understand.
- Albert Maltz

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

I mean Iggy and The Stooges first couple of albums
I think sold twenty five thousand between the two of
them you know and so to talk in terms of an underground
I mean you have to go really to the independent labels and things like that.
- Lester Bangs

Most of these experiments required the reduction of
the cosmic ray muon flux in order to be successful,
and the group necessarily became expert in the operation
of deep underground laboratories.
- Frederick Reines

In Mexico, theater is very underground,
so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living.
But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge
and to an open education.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately
degenerate into hard work.
- Peter Drucker

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover,
through the detours of art, those two or three great
and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
- Albert Camus

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
- Pearl S. Buck

Without work, all life goes rotten.
But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
- Albert Camus

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

Choose a job you love,
and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius

Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

The more I want to get something done,
the less I call it work.
- Richard Bach

As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
- Irvin S. Cobb

Work alone is noble.
- Thomas Carlyle


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