quote by Ritchie Blackmore

Jeff Beck is my idol .. sometimes he finds notes that I just do not have on my guitar. Frank Zappa's another one .. I loved Frank Zappa ... I do think Van Halen reinvented the guitar ... he's an excellent musician, a shrewd guitarist and as a person he's wonderful.

— Ritchie Blackmore

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The terrorists who committed the 2003 Istanbul attacks were locals, that is, Turks. And when filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered in the Netherlands last year, the murderer and his supporters were also part of the Muslim community.

Someday my paintings will be hanging in the Louvre. [Vincent Van Gogh]

We are all affected by Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Alvar Aalto, and Mies van der Rohe. But no less than Bramante, Borromini, and Bernini. Architecture is a tradition, a long continuum. Whether we break with tradition or enhance it, we are still connected to that past. We evolve.

Jan van Riebeeck's arrival in Cape Town was the beginning of all South Africa's problems.

A cement mixer collided with a prison van on the Kingston Pass.

Motorists are asked to be on the lookout for 16 hardened criminals.

I did not have a van, or wear Birkenstocks and tie-dyes.

Everyone said to Vincent van Gogh, "You can't be a great painter, you only have one ear." And you know what he said? "I can't hear you".

It doesn't make you bad losing to Rob Van Dam... it just makes you like everybody else.

If you put a Van Halen album in your record collection, it will melt all the rest of your records.

You know, most people, they want to go to Hollywood.

They want to be a star. They want to be a rock star. That thought never entered any of our minds, the Van Halen family.

When Van Halen started out, there was no path to fame.

We just played what we liked. Even today it always comes down to the simplicity of rock and roll.

Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and I have seen some strange things together, you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing, am mad. That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves has at the last turn my brain.

We'd go out in Larry's hippie van and drive out all around Dallas.

He loved Chinese food, he'd go in and say. Remember me Major Nelson, me and my friends here are making this show called Dallas, have you got a table for us? It would work every time.

Limp Bizkit is my main priority, but my side project, Black Light Burns, is still a labor of love. We have a record written, so we'll see when that comes out. When we tour, we go out in a van and trailer with me driving.

People say that life is a cesspool of darkness and dispair.

Well we of Van Halen are sailing through it in a yacht!

The human mind is like Van Halen. If you just pull out one piece and keep replacing it, it just degenerates.

I want to cut off her head and take out her heart.

Van Halen can keep providing the rain and I'll keep providing the parade.

I admire Eddie Van Halen and Steve Lukather, but they might blow me away quite easily if we were to jam together.

I joined Arsenal to play with Robin van persie - not replace him

Every once in awhile I'll call up Eddie (Van Halen) and ask, Found that fourth chord yet?

I remind myself Vincent van Gogh died without having sold a single painting.

Like, art is not measured by the trappings that people attached to it. It's the thing itself, and so, as you know, it's been a dream of mine to write songs for Disney, and so, it's really exciting to finally hear. It's two and a half years.

Classic Van Halen made people want to dance and f**k.

Modern Van Halen makes you want to drink milk and drive foreign cars.

If aliens came down and challenged us to a Battle of the Bands to decide the fate of Planet Earth, I would feel very confident putting early Van Halen forward as our champion.

The summer of 2002 at the Wilson birthday party I met Van Dyke again and I made plans to have dinner with him.

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I went to a rare live Van Dyke show and met him there.

And then he came to a show of mine and we spoke back stage. The third time was at Brian Wilson's birthday party.

I am very much a person who appreciates perennial things.

Things like a Lacoste shirt, a Clarks desert boot, Persol sunglasses and Vans shoes that have been the same forever. There are certain things that once you find it, you like it and it's done. I like Italian clothing, like suits from Battistoni and I have a shirt by Piero Albertelli.

You can never deny the immense talent, rock credibility and iconic historical contribution that Van Halen made.

I have always accepted and respected all other schools of architecture, from the chill and elemental structures of Mies van der Rohe to the imagination and delirium of Gaudi. I must design what pleases me in a way that is naturally linked to my roots and the country of my origin.

Michael Jordan didn’t become a great basketball player because he wanted to do product endorsements. Van Gogh didn’t become a great painter because he dreamed that one day his paintings would sell for $50 million.

Although most of us know Vincent van Gogh in Arles and Paul Gauguin in Tahiti as if they were neighbors -- somewhat disreputable but endlessly fascinating -- none of us can name two French generals or department store owners of that period. I take enormous pride in considering myself an artist, one of the necessaries.

We could park the van and walk to town, find cheapest bottle of wine that we could find. And talk about the road behind, how getting lost is not a waste of time.

I will never forget the moment when Peter van Pels and I saw a group of selected men. Among those men was Peter's father. The men were marched away. Two hours later, a lorry came by, loaded with their clothing.

A bag of apples, a pot of homemade jam, a scribbled note, a bunch of golden flowers, a coloured pebble, a box of seedlings, an empty scent bottle for the children. . . . Who needs diamonds and van-delivered bouquets?

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