quote by Gil Scott-Heron

You will not be able to stay home, brother./You will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out./You will not be able to lose yourself on skag and skip,/Skip out for beer during commercials,/Because the revolution will not be televised.

— Gil Scott-Heron

Heartwarming Skipped quotations

Skip the religion and politics, head straight to the compassion. Everything else is a distraction.

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things.

.. I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.

I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction - by skipping the parts that bored me.


Can I jump over two or three guys like I used to? No.

Am I as fast as I used to be? No, but I still have the fundamentals and smarts. That's what enables me to still be a dominant player. As a kid growing up, I never skipped steps. I always worked on fundamentals because I know athleticism is fleeting.

I used to skip school to go there when I was growing up in Newark, .

.. I saw the Flamingos, the Heartbeats, Jackie Wilson, Chuck Jackson.

Well, we can skip childhood because I didn't have any.

Not one goddam moment on the Good Ship Lollipop.

Crowds of bees are giddy with clover Crowds of grasshoppers skip at our feet, Crowds of larks at their matins hang over, Thanking the Lord for a life so sweet.

The gazelles so gentle and clever Skip lightly in frolicsome mood.


The darn trouble with cleaning the house is it gets dirty the next day anyway, so skip a week if you have to. The children are the most important thing.

The discipline of practice every day is essential.

When I skip a day, I notice a difference in my playing. After two days, the critics notice, and after three days, so does the audience.

I wonder why I don't go to bed and go to sleep.

But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip on hour more of sleep and live.

What a hell of an economic system! Some are replete with everything while others, whose stomachs are no less demanding, whose hunger is just as recurrent, have nothing to bite on. The worst of it is the constrained posture need puts you in. The needy man does not walk like the rest; he skips, slithers, twists, crawls.

I read once about the concepts of a lateral idea and the vertical idea.

If you dig a hole and it’s in the wrong place, digging it deeper isn’t going to help. The lateral idea is when you skip over and dig someplace else.


A viewer who skips the advertising is the moral equivalent of a shoplifter.

The dog of your boyhood teaches you a great deal about friendship, and love, and death: Old Skip was my brother. They had buried him under our elm tree, they said-yet this wasn't totally true. For he really lay buried in my heart.

Of course money buys happiness. You ever seen a homeless person skip? The answer to that riddle's no. They're not allowed.

Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third.

If fitness came in a bottle,everyone would have a great body.

Skip the quick fixes;hard work is what ensures lasting results!


If school days are the happiest days of your life, I'm hanging myself with my skip-rope tonight.

You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing.

What! Is it nothing to be happy? Nothing to skip, play and run around all day long? Never in his life will he be so busy again.

A week after my drugs ran out, I left my bed to perform at the college, deciding at the last minute to skip both the doughnut toss and the march of the headless plush toys. Instead, I just heated up a skillet of plastic soldiers, poured a milkshake over my head and called it a night.

I am a terrible and lazy Christian. I do not believe that the Bible is the literal word of God. I just skip about a third of it. I love the parts I love so much, but I find a lot of it just appalling. When a right-wing person quotes a passage in order to attack and stigmatize another person--or group of people--I just roll my eyes.

Africans sensed in their hearts that Jesus did not mock their respect for the sacred or their clamor for an invincible Savior, so they beat their sacred drums for him until the stars skipped and danced in the skies. After that dance the stars weren't little anymore. Christianity helped Africans to become renewed Africans, not remade Europeans.


To reinvent a newly impeccable you in the most modern of outfits, don't skip on makeup and be sure to have flawless skin and hair. That will have more impact than expensive clothes.

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips it's turn.

I was at the Apollo Theater all the time, skipping school, and I worked in a barbershop. That's how I started with doo-wop. Now I've come full circle. I did all kinds of music. I used to work on Broadway and Tin Pan Alley.

My whole trick is to keep the tune well out in front.

If I play Tchaikovsky, I play his melodies and skip his spiritual struggle.

I started working in front of the camera for the first time when I was 15 years old. I joined a soap opera. We filmed in Brooklyn and I would skip class to shoot my scenes. It was terrifying and I entirely self-conscious in front of the camera.


I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.

It would be terrible if we just skipped from September to November, wouldn't it?

As a woman with strong opinions talking about technology and politics is not always welcome in Germany. Nope, it's more like having a great cheerleader team behind me. People who follow my journey know I have a slightly colorful personality. The rest skipped out long ago.

...what I enjoy in a narrative is not directly its content or even its structure, but rather the abrasions I impose upon the fine surface: I read on, I skip, I look up, I dip in again. Which has nothing to do with the deep laceration the text of bliss inflicts upon language itself, and not upon the simple temporality of its reading.

I still run into people in the business who skip over any other credits I have and say, 'I loved 'Hey, Dude!'' This was back in '88, '89, '90. It was a goofy show about kids working at a dude ranch in Arizona. We did 65 episodes; I wrote 13 of them. We didn't know what we were doing, but it was writers' boot camp. It was great.

Do not be afraid to skip equations (I do this frequently myself).

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