This thing called love, it cries like a baby in a cradle all night. It swings, it jives, it shakes all over like a jelly fish. I kinda like it.— Freddie Mercury
Thrilling Jive quotations
We were not talking about the average white person: we was talking about the corporate money rich and the racist jive politicians and the lackeys, as we used to call them, for the government who perpetuate all this exploitation and racism.
I stay cool, and dig all jive, That's the way I stay alive.
My motto, as I live and learn, is Dig and be dug In return.
One of the great things about being recognized is that you receive this feedback from people. It is easy to see how sincere people are. It's nothing fake or jive. They're giving sincere appreciation. And it's not that easy to express.
I wanna be strong, I wanna laugh along, I wanna belong to the living.
Alive, alive, I wanna get up and jive, Wanna wreck my stockings in some jukebox dive.
I don't dig that two-beat jive the New Orleans cats play.
My boys and I have to have four heavy beats to the bar and no cheating.
Red lights, green lights, stop and go jive. Headlines, deadlines, jamming your mind.
Blacks concede that hurrawing, jibing, jiving, signifying, disrespecting, cursing, even outright insults might be acceptable under particular conditions, but aspersions cast against one's family call for immediate attack.
I love coffee, I love tea, I love the Java Jive, and it loves me.
Coffee and tea and the Java and me, A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup.
Men Against Jive is a brilliant title! That's a military story, that's a difficult one to explain really because that's sort of a war... it's not just a war story.
There's a little truth in all jive, and a little jive in all truth.
I would say things like 'I am the greatest! I'm pretty! If you talk jive, you'll drop in five! I float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! I'm pretty!' When white people heard me talking like this, some said, 'That black man talks too much. He's bragging.'
I taught for a semester, but couldn't work out my teaching schedule with my acting schedule because they just didn't jive. So, I had to make a decision. And by sheer luck, I'm sure, I have not stopped working as an actor.
The Brick House was one of the toughest joints I ever played in .
.. Guys would drink and fight one another like circle saws. Bottles would come flying over the bandstand like crazy and there was lots of plain common shooting and cutting. But somehow all that jive didn't faze me at all. I was so happy to have some place to blow my horn.
I wonder if, as a society, we will ever be able to call someone a jive tofurkey.
There was a bidding war between Epic Records and Jive - now RCA - which was bittersweet. Just having labels bid over me was really cool, but I ended up going with Jive because it felt better over there, and they have my favorite artists like Usher, Chris Brown, and Justin Timberlake.
When you're an immigrant, you're at the bottom of the ladder.
You might not be at the bottom of the ladder economically. Those contradictions led me to feel that the role in society I was given didn't jive with my sense of myself. I think, in fact, that is the case with most people. Everybody feels themselves to be in an original relationship to creation, and feels confined by their social role.
Write me up for 125, poster my face wanted dead or alive.
Take my license all that jive, I can't drive 55.
People from outer space they come up to me, they don't look like Doctor Spock, they don't look like Klingons, all that Star Trek jive. They look like Elvis.
Ain't no use jiving, ain't no use joking, everything is broken.
I'd listened to [Ornette Coleman] all kinds of ways.
I listened to him high and I listened to him cold sober. I even played with him. I think he's jiving baby.
Yes, cannabis is dangerous, but no more than other perfectly legal drugs.
It's time for a rethink, and the Tory party - the funkiest, most jiving party on Earth - is where it's happening.