Rock and roll is a music, and why should a music contribute to ... juvenile delinquency? If people are going to be juvenile delinquents, they're going to be delinquents if they hear ... Mother Goose rhymes.— Elvis Presley
Bashful Mother Goose quotations
I do not believe in god because I do not believe in Mother Goose.
I describe my look as a blend of mother goose, cinderella, and the local hooker!
I came across Mother Goose, so I turned her loose, she was screaming.
Why the hell are we conditioned into the smooth strawberry-and-cream Mother-Goose-world, Alice-in-Wonderland fable, only to be broken on the wheel as we grow older and become aware of ourselves as individuals with a dull responsibility in life?
Don't kill the goose that lays the golden egg.
I don't believe in God because I don't believe in Mother Goose
When you think of things that influenced your life, Mother Goose influenced more people than almost any other thing, the rhythms of those poems. Everything after that was a bare imitation of some of those mysterious and materialistic poems.
If the bible myth of Jonah in the whale and the Mother Goose myth of Jack and the Beanstalk were switched at birth so that Jack in the Beanstalk were in the bible, do you think any child would notice?
Mother Goose, she's on the skids. Sure ain't happy, neither are the kids.
The Brady Bunch is a live action modern fairytale of family.
In this context it's less odd that it's lasted for over thirty years; and why it may last in some respects as long as Mother Goose!
Stravinsky used Mother Goose. He was influenced by Mother Goose, indirectly, but very beautifully.
If someone came up with a new idea for a pantomime that worked, then that would be great but we shouldn't step away from Jack and the Beanstalk, Aladdin or Mother Goose.
Mother Goose is on the loose, stealing lines from Lenny Bruce.
The peasant of early modern France inhabited a world of step-mothers and orphans, of inexorable, unending toil, and of brutal emotions, both raw and repressed.The human condition has changed so much since then that we can hardly imagine the way it appeared to people whose lives really were nasty, brutish, and short. This is why we need to reread Mother Goose.