138 Tape Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of tape quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about mixtape.

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The Most Famous Tape Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I had wanted a tape recorder since I was tiny. I thought it was a magic thing. I never got one until just before I went to art school. — Brian Eno

In the past 3-4 years I've developed a habit of keeping numerous small cassette recorders in my house and in a bag with me so that I'm able to commit to tape memory song ideas on a constant basis. — Dwight Yoakam

When someone is in a car accident and they're driving at 100 mph, drunk, who's tape do you think his listening to at that time? Think about it. — Billie Joe Armstrong

Only wimps use tape backup. Real men just upload their important stuff on ftp and let the rest of the world mirror it. — Linus Torvalds

I have to return some videotapes — Bret Easton Ellis

Which came first the intestine or the tapeworm? — William S. Burroughs

I wanted to get a tape recorder, but I got a parrot instead. I think I did that joke backwards. — Mitch Hedberg

After years of begging, I got my parents to get me a little Craig tape recorder, a reel to reel. Then I started recording voices, or recording Jonathan Winters off television and stuff like that. — Dana Carvey

in the mornin' po-lice at my door Fresh adidas squeak across the bathroom floor Out the back window.. I make a escape Don't even get a chance to grab my old school tape — Ice T

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together. — Carl Zwanzig

Short Tape Quotes

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  • Last night I played a blank tape at full blast. The mime next door went nuts. — Steven Wright
  • You can never have too much, butter. — Julie Powell
  • When God measures a man he puts the tape around the heart, not the head. — Howard G. Hendricks
  • You can't measure manhood with a tape line around the biceps. — Billy Sunday
  • You can never have too much money. — Jess C Scott
  • Growing up, I was a nerd. With actual taped eyeglasses. — Sayings
  • You can never have too much sky. — Sandra Cisneros
  • I don't use backing tapes when I am singing and dancing on stage. I can do cartwheels and sing. — Beyonce Knowles
  • A prudent speculator never argues with the tape. Markets are never wrong, opinions often are. — Jesse Lauriston Livermore
  • Most things can be fixed with duct tape and extension cords. — Jase Robertson

Top 10 Tape Quotes

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Last night I played a blank tape at full blast. The mime next door went nuts. — Steven Wright

Conquering the universe one has to solve two problems: gravity and red tape. We could have mastered gravity. — Wernher Von Braun

I wanted to get a tape recorder, but I got a parrot instead. I think I did that joke backwards. — Mitch Hedberg

The Southern Baptist Church is a specific culture in itself. So, I had to study, talk to people, watch tape and go to performances to see how Gospel artists move compared to secular artists. — Boris Kodjoe

You can never have too much, butter. — Julie Powell

When God measures a man he puts the tape around the heart, not the head. — Howard G. Hendricks

You can't measure manhood with a tape line around the biceps. — Billy Sunday

You can never have too much money. — Jess C Scott

Growing up, I was a nerd. With actual taped eyeglasses. — Sayings

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You can never have too much sky. — Sandra Cisneros

Tape Image Quotes

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You can never have too much sky. — Sandra Cisneros

Tape quote Wine is to women as duct tape is to men...it fixes everything.
Wine is to women as duct tape is to men...it fixes everything.

Cassette Tape Quotes

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Tonight, I feel like my whole body is made out of memories. I'm a mix-tape, a cassette that's been rewound so many times you can hear the fingerprints smudged on the tape. — Rob Sheffield

I love the Digital Era! I grew up in a time that started from cassette tapes. — Yukmouth

Last year we drove across the country...We had one cassette tape to listen to on the entire trip... I don't remember what it was. — Steven Wright

I have some vivid memories of walking around as a child with a cassette tape. — James Vincent McMorrow

When I was 10, 11, 12 years old, I would pretend to be on the radio. I bought a mixer and these big, ugly headphones and I would literally broadcast the cassette tapes in my bedroom. — Sayings

There's a love of rhetorical skill in the Muslim world. Osama bin Laden doesn't just go on tape cassettes and say, 'America sucks.' He recites poetry; he finds things that 'America sucks' rhymes with. — P. J. O'Rourke

I listen to tapes a lot. I have a car that only (has a cassette player). I like the nostalgic factor. — Angel Olsen

Maybe I'll start from the initial idea, what motivated me to do that. In 1953, I had access to a tape recorder. Tape recorders were not widely available. There was no cassette tape back then. It was a Sears Roebuck tape machine. I put a microphone in the window and recorded the ambience. — Pauline Oliveros

I graduated from high school in 1963. There were no computers, cell phones, Internet, credit cards, cassette tapes or cable TV. — Jeffrey Gitomer

I started by studying Kiswahili to learn the dialect. Then, I studied tapes, documentaries, footage, and audio cassettes of Idi Amin's speeches. And I met with his brothers, his sisters, his ministers, his generals' all kinds of people, in order to try to understand him. — Forest Whitaker

Mixtape Quotes

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The independent route was the best move for me. But I think I've maximized everything I could do independently. I've done everything out the mixtape market. I think getting the big machine behind you is the next stage when you've maximized the independent level. — 2 Chainz

A mixtape is for the street, it's something you without necessarily thinking about it, because you have to stay in the game. It's like writing an e-mail saying hello to your friends. — Young Thug

I listen to him [Chief Keef] the most. I like his older mixtapes a little better though, because old Chief Keef scared me - I thought he was about to pop up out of nowhere with a hoodie on and shoot me. — Danny Brown

Lil Wayne is somebody who I used to ride to school listening to in my car. You know from Tha Carter to Tha Carter II, to Dedication 1 & 2, to Da Drought, his mixtapes. You know you got that for him as him being a rap legend, somebody who you look up to. — Big Sean

I think mixtapes have been really important for keeping my buzz strong. — JD Era

I do my stuff, my "mixtapes," as you say. We just need time to capture. After that, I do not know what he thinks, but for me, it is time to get things together. — Young Thug

Mixtapes are extremely important, especially for New York or North East artists. They allow you to be creative, to get feedback and criticism, but most of all, it gets your name out there. I would say about 90-100% of my success was down to the mixtapes. — Joe Budden

I listened to a mind joint, and I wanted to do my own version of it, and what you hear on my mixtape is my take on what the whole CD sounds like. — Talib Kweli

I've had mixtapes that have been better than albums I've heard from other artists. I take my time; I put my heart into it. — Kevin Gates

Expect to get more than you expected [from Crash Landing project]. Expect more than a mixtape. — Kid Ink

Duct Tape Quotes

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Magnetism is one of the Six Fundamental Forces of the Universe, with the other five being Gravity, Duct Tape, Whining, Remote Control, and The Force That Pulls Dogs Toward The Groins Of Strangers. — Dave Barry

When I want your opinion, I'll remove the duct tape.--T-SHIRT — Darynda Jones

Just the other day someone threw a bra duct-taped to a tennis ball. I just stood there, playing guitar, thinking how this was totally premeditated. Some girl sat around inventing a way to get her bra onstage from 40 rows back. — Dave Grohl

Duct tape is not a perfect solution to anything. But with a little creativity, in a pinch, it's an adequate solution to just about everything. — Jamie Hyneman

All solutions are temporary, so why not go for duct tape? — Garrison Keillor

Why would we ever want to go back when your world is so accommodating with your telephones and your guns and what's that sticky stuff called ...duct tape. — Cornelia Funke

He slung off his backpack. He'd managed to grab a lot of supplies at the Napa Bargain Mart: a portable GPS, duct tape, lighter, superglue, water bottle, camping roll, a Comfy Panda Pillow Pet (as seen on TV), and a Swiss army knife—pretty much every tool a modern demigod could want. — Rick Riordan

I have a full grown, semi-nude man bound with duct tape in my truck and I was trying to get out to the desert to bury him. How do I get to 5 South? — Johnny Knoxville

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and it holds the world together. — Oprah Winfrey

When I got the job on 'Lost,' I was a broke university student living in the crappiest part of town, with a duct-taped back window on a broken-down car. I existed on peanut butter and tea. — Evangeline Lilly

Red Tape Quotes

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It's about businesses nervous about taking on school leavers because of a mass of red tape. It's about health and safety regulations and green fines. — Nigel Farage

We can get rid of red tape. — Charlie Daniels

How little chance the Holy Ghost has nowadays. The churches and missionary societies have so bound Him in red tape that they practically ask Him to sit in a corner while they do the work themselves. — Charles Studd

Unfortunately, we are finding the bureaucratic inefficiencies and red tape have a tendency to slow the efforts of individuals and communities working to rebuild. — Bobby Jindal

The First Amendment rejects red tape, cover-up and double-speak. — Roy Barnes

The regulatory systems in place disincentive innovation. It's intense to fight the red tape. — Travis Kalanick

However many people complain about the "red tape," it would be sheer illusion to think ... continuous administrative work can be carried out in any field except by means of officials working in offices.... The choice is only that between bureaucracy and dillettantism. — Max Weber

I preferred measuring deer tracks to tape - that I liked the wild liberty of the Red men better then the tyranny of my brothers. — Sam Houston

You know that I am living proof that the American Dream is real. Growing up, our congressman cut through government bureaucratic red tape to help my mom buy our first house. That's the kind of congressman I'll be. — Geoff Davis

The sooner we rein in the red tape factory in Washington, D.C., the sooner small businesses can get back to creating jobs and helping more Americans find an honest day's work. — Geoff Davis

Measuring Tape Quotes

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It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity. — W. E. B. Du Bois

The scope of an intellect is not to be measured with a tape-string, or a character deciphered from the shape or length of a nose. — Christian Nestell Bovee

There isn't a ruler, a yard stick or a measuring tape in the entire world long enough to compute the strength and capabilities inside you. — Paul J. Meyer

How few things can a man measure with the tape of his understanding ; How many greater things might he be seeing in the meanwhile. — Henry David Thoreau

What you need to do is get that tape measure out, and start measuring that gut. Then you start working out and you start eating properly till that gut gets down close to it was when you were in your 20's. Then you'll find out what your weight should be. — Jack LaLanne

People think the free market is a philosophy, they think that it is a creed. It is none of those things. Free market is a bathroom scale, it is a measuring tape, it's simply a measurement. — P. J. O'Rourke

The world I feel, within the realm of art, is more genuine than the wrorld of matter. Artistic feeling is not tape measures, spectrographs, or flash camera lens. — Gu Cheng

You can't get rid of it with exercise alone. You can do the most vigorous exercise and only burn up 300 calories in an hour. If you've got fat on your body, the exercise firms and tones the muscles. But when you use that tape measure, what makes it bigger? It's the fat! — Jack LaLanne

The tape measure doesn't lie. Get that tape measure out and put it on your hips and your waist. Keep checking it. And keep exercising and cutting those calories down until that tape measure gets close to where you were in your prime. — Jack LaLanne

Scales lie! You lose thirty pounds of muscle and you gain thirty pounds of fat and you weigh the same, right? Take that tape measure out. That won't lie. Your waistline is your lifeline. It should be the same as it was when you were a young person. — Jack LaLanne

Scotch Tape Quotes

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I'm not interested in creating a book that is read once and then placed on the shelf and forgotten. I am very happy when people have worn out my books, or that they're held together by Scotch tape. — Richard Scarry

If you want to feel less sexy put scotch tape on your nipples. — Demetri Martin

I like to think of myself as some of the Scotch tape that holds things together - I'm very handy to have around. But all that actors really need is a bare stage. Lighting is just one of the luxuries of the theater. — Jean Rosenthal

Because of some defect in my motor skill, I can never COMPLETELY wrap [gifts]....If I had been an ancient Egyptian in the field of mummies, the lower half of the Pharaoh's body would be covered only by scotch tape. — Dave Barry

My kids scotch tape worms to the sidewalk and watch the birds get hernias. — Rodney Dangerfield

Maybe I'm just getting old, but I remember when your average NFL player would come to the sideline, spit out three bicuspids, Scotch-tape his humerus together and get back out there. — Rick Reilly

The way my team are doing, we could get Wilt Chamberlain in a trade and find out that he's really two midgets Scotch-taped together. — Gene Shue

If a guy has a really good success pattern, I'll go along with him if he says he can go to the moon on Scotch tape. — Raymond Herzog

I, on the other hand, believe that books, maps, scissors, and Scotch tape dispensers are all unreliable vagrants, likely to take off for parts unknown unless strictly confined to quarters. — Anne Fadiman

Cassette Tapes Quotes

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I was going to tape some records onto a cassette, but I got the wires backwards. I erased the all of the records. When I returned them to my friend, he said, "Hey, these records are all blank." — Steven Wright

I used to do little sketches into my cassette tape recorder when I was a little boy. I would just turn it on and just start doing voices and characters. I just loved it. — Harland Williams

For any producer I've ever worked with, their toughest job is to convince me to not to obscure my vocals. A lot of people don't like the sound of their own voice on, like, cassette tape or something. It's like that for me, and other songwriters I know. Like, "Oh God, that's what I sound like?" — Ryan Adams

I don't like the way recording to digital sounds. Most of the time when I'm recording to 2-inch tape, I still have a romantic vision of how songs sounded coming out of the radio when I was younger, and how they sounded coming out of my little four-track cassette player. — M. Ward

People Writing About Tape

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More Tape Quotes

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Life should be lived on the edge of life. You have to exercise rebellion: to refuse to tape yourself to rules, to refuse your own success, to refuse to repeat yourself, to see every day, every year, every idea as a true challenge - and then you are going to live your life on a tightrope. — Philippe Petit

Why do we idolise Christian singers and speakers? We go from glorifying musicians in the world to glorifying Christian musicians. It's all idolatry!Satan is getting a great victory as we seem to worship these ministers on tapes and records and clammer to get their autographs in churches and concert halls from coast to coast. — Keith Green

So the ideology was that: use sounds as instruments, as sounds on tape, without the causality. It was no longer a clarinet or a spring or a piano, but a sound with a form, a development, a life of its own. — Luc Ferrari

If you look at history, and if you look at all these different things that have threatened the movie industry - from Betamax tape to DVDs to the Internet - in the end, it has always turned out right, because ultimately people want to see that stuff. — Kim Dotcom

Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body — George Carlin

The third person narrator, instead of being omniscient, is like a constantly running surveillance tape. — Andrew Vachss

The history of the music industry is inevitably also the story of the development of technology. From the player piano to the vinyl disc, from reel-to-reel tape to the cassette, from the CD to the digital download, these formats and devices changed not only the way music was consumed, but the very way artists created it. — Edgar Bronfman, Jr.

He's only 4 years old, so I don't think he realized, you know, that I played so many years. Of course, we watch tapes here from the Stanley Cup years, but I don't think he realized how many years I played. — Mario Lemieux

It's such a relief for me to sit in front of a tape recorder and not be using it to learn my lines. — Peter O'Toole

I mean, I haven't been around very long. I can't expect everyone to have seen 'The House Bunny'. Oh God. I am having such waves of internal embarrassment, which now I'm admitting on a tape recorder. This is so one of the things I should keep in my head. — Emma Stone

Somebody talked me into writing an autobiography about six or seven years ago. And I said I'd try. We talked into a tape recorder, and after a couple of months, I said, To hell with it. I was so depressed. It was like saying, 'This is the end.' I was more interested in what the hell was coming the next day or the next week. — Rupert Murdoch

Most songs have meager beginnings. You wake up in the morning, you throw on your suspenders, and you subvocalize and just think. They seem to form like calcium. I can't think of a story right off the bat that was that interesting. I write things on the back of my hand, usually, and sing into a tape recorder. — Tom Waits

My parents' convictions, when it came to discipline, were not very strong. For my bar mitzvah, I gave out a mix tape of '90s grunge - if you got it now, you would think it was the 'Singles' soundtrack. — Adam Pally

Significant officials at publicly traded companies are casually and cavalierly engaged in insider trading. Because insider trading has as one of its elements communication, it doesn't take rocket science to realize it's nice to have the communication on tape. — Preet Bharara

Only think of two things - the report of the pistol and the tape. When you hear one, run like hell until you break the other. — Sam Mussabini

If I were to make public these tapes, containing blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects, the confidentiality of the office of the president would always be suspect. — Richard M. Nixon

You will have to look at the tape. Actually, you could burn the tape. It's not even worth looking at... We just have to move on to next week. If we just get the next one we will be fine. — Terrell Suggs

I just tape four Tylenols to it. — Boris Mironov

I thought yoga was easy - I went out and I bought a yoga video tape. I bought the beginners' yoga tape. I couldn't do anything on the whole hour - nothing - just fast forwarding: can't do that, can't do that - I know I can't do that. This woman in a soothing voice: 'Simply take the bottom of your right foot and place it on the small of your back. — Brian Regan

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