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Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.


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Without deviation progress is not possible.
FRANK ZAPPA
My dad was a big Frank Zappa fan, so I remember listening to a lot of Frank Zappa. Girls do not like...
BILL HADER
Frank Zappa... was Beethoven for insane rock guys.
SCOTT IAN
People like Frank Zappa were amazing for us Brits.
RICK WAKEMAN
The hardest and worst interview that I have ever done was with Frank Zappa.
NINA BLACKWOOD
Suggestions or comments on this site? Send an email -Frank Zappa.
FRANK ZAPPA
I never set out to be weird. It was always other people who called me weird.
FRANK ZAPPA
Interviewer: 'So Frank, you have long hair. Does that make you a woman?'
Frank Zappa: 'You have...
FRANK ZAPPA
My first big gig was an opening show for Frank Zappa, and I think that was difficult.
TOM WAITS
Any deviation from that 15 percent for the quarter is expected to be lower, not higher.
CHUCK HILL
I was in school with Dweezil Zappa, Frank Zappa's son, and we had a band. Only in L.A. could stu...
GREG KURSTIN
We have made massive progress under Frank,
CHRIS PATERSON
Focus on your dream & be true to the cause you have dream for, as progress & growth is not possible ...
DR ANIL KUMAR SINHA
People like Frank Zappa and Bryan Ferry knew we could pick and choose from the history of music, sti...
BRIAN ENO
The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later.
ARISTOTLE
We are not a Zappa cover band. We only play Frank's songs that were recorded by the Mothers of I...
JIMMY CARL BLACK
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
ARISTOTLE
Obedience without faith is possible, but not faith without obedience.
SOURCE UNKNOWN
A rainbow is not possible without a storm, similar to your success not being possible without advers...
TROY GATHERS
A rainbow is not possible without a storm, similar to your success not being possible without advers...
TROY GATHERS
Winning without learning is not possible.
LALIT BHOJWANI
A harvest is not possible without seed
SUNDAY ADELAJA
This would not be possible without the great cooperation from our valued partners in China.
KIYOSHI OZAKI
Invention is nothing more than a fine deviation from, or enlargement on a fine model . . .
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Fetishizing is the norm for males, not for females.
ROBERT STOLLER
Historically, musicians know what it is like to be outside the norm - walking the high wire without ...
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It appears that ordinary men take wives because possession is not possible without marriage, and tha...
THOMAS HARDY
It appears that ordinary men take wives because possession is not possible without marriage, and tha...
THOMAS HARDY
I love fashion and am not scared to deviate from the norm.
DASCHA POLANCO
It appears that ordinary men take wives because possession is not possible without marriage, and tha...
THOMAS HARDY
His prayer was obviously very, very different from the norm.
ATIF MOHIUDDIN
Clearly, this pattern is such an extreme deviation from his peers that it raised grave concerns for ...
NANCY ACHIN
Progress is possible only if we train ourselves to think about programs without thinking of them as ...
EDSGER DIJKSTRA
Without hope, life is not possible. Without faith, miracles are impossible.
DEBASISH MRIDHA
I was his “little girl with the William Burroughs mind,” his “secret fairy,” “female Frank...
JALINA MHYANA
The arrival of these new buses would not be possible without the financial support from all three le...
HOWARD MOSCOE
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
WILBUR WRIGHT
It is possible to interpret without observing, but not to observe without interpreting.
MASON COOLEY
In a fight between you and the world, pick the world
FRANK ZAPPA
A manager should stay as far away as possible from his players. I don't know if I said ten words to ...
EARL WEAVER
That might be something we might need to see, not as the norm, but certainly as a far more accepted ...
DAVE COLLINS
If freedom makes social progress possible, so social progress strengthens and enlarges freedom.
ROBERT KENNEDY
Without Greece, it is not possible to preserve the integrity of the European phenomenon.
EVANGELOS VENIZELOS
I think only Anthony Zappa knows the answers to that.
LARRY HOLMQUIST
Without bigots, eccentrics, cranks and heretics the world would not progress.
GELETT BURGESS
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It's possible Bulgarian and Romanian accession will be put off. The reason would be not enough progr...
KATINKA BARYSCH
There is no progress or accomplishment without sacrifice.
IDOWU KOYENIKAN
The economy is strong but not too strong. The right thing for the Fed to do is stay on track and rai...
DAVID KELLY
Change is never an easy thing to accept even when the norm regardless of its ugliness is the norm.
ANDREA DACOSTA
The duet with Frank Sinatra, 'What Now My Love,' is one of my favorites.
ARETHA FRANKLIN
The trick to balance is to not make sacrificing important things become the norm.
SIMON SINEK
Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without se...
CHARLES KURALT
Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress wi...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
If people don't think I can fall into what the norm is, that's their problem and not mine. I...
PETE BURNS
Without a relationshp with God,it is not possible to have order in your life.
PST ADELAJA SUNDAY
It is not possible for a house to own a spirit without owning windows with flowers!
MEHMET MURAT ILDAN
Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE
As long as male behavior is taken to be the norm, there can be no serious questioning of male traits...
MYRIAM MIEDZIAN
It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress wit...
JAMES HENRY BREASTED
People want from me the impossible.
...
DEYTH BANGER
Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which ...
FRANK ZAPPA
It is not possible for a man to be elegant without a touch of femininity.
VIVIENNE WESTWOOD
I'm not Frank Sinatra or Luther Vandross,
JOHN MARKS
It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?
FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY
The world is a pencil -- not a pen.
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No clear line separates healing from upgrading. Medicine almost always begins by saving people from ...
YUVAL NOAH HARARI
Einmal hat ihm einer im Schlaf die Schuhe ausgezogen, reingeschissen und wieder angezogen. Um diese ...
HEINZ STRUNK
Frank Sinatra is the only one that went from teen idol to superstar.
LEIF GARRETT
If you only think outside the box,you will always wonder what's inside. Keep your options open. Lore...
LORENZO VICTORY
No county has a 2005 deviation greater than its 1988 deviation, a year that was the worst for many c...
GARY SCHNITKEY
Our culture promotes individuality, while the Amish are deeply entrenched in community. To us, if so...
JODI PICOULT
There is an increasing push to compartmentalize faith separately from our life in the public square ...
MIKE HUCKABEE
If the best is possible, than good is never enough and only do the best.
ROBERT SIAHAAN
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmospher...
JAMES MARTINEAU
The Russian norm is an extremely barbaric state of mind.
MERAB MAMARDASHVILI
You can't spell impossible without spelling possible!
REBEKAH APEL
There is an obligation on everybody to try to make as much progress as possible over the next week,
BERTIE AHERN
The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved...
EDWARD JENNER
The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved...
EDWARD JENNER
Without a struggle, there can be no progress.
FREDERICK DOUGLASS
It is possible to give without loving, but it is impossible to love without giving.
RICHARD BRAUNSTEIN
did not make a lot of progress.
CHRISTOPHER HILL
I think a solo moves forward the way a song does, because it's reflective of the chords that I&#...
JOHN FRUSCIANTE
I believe that people have a right to decide their own destiny; people own themselves. I also believ...
FRANK ZAPPA
Any deviation is looked upon as a perversion, is feared, and is usually a target of hatred and preju...
JOEY SKAGGS
Life can be tough & make you wanna give up. But baby keep your head up because you got all the time ...
LILLIAN S. VILORIA
This probably would not have been possible without the cooperation of Yahoo.
LUCIE MORILLON
But I mean, again, Zappa's far more musical than the Bonzos ever were.
NEIL INNES
One of my pet peeves is that sometimes the talents of my band get overlooked because, and it was the...
AL YANKOVIC
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, w...
ANTHONY MELLO
Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, an...
MARY BAKER EDDY
While out on the perimeter, women discovered the freedom of badlands. They were curiously free to in...
JANET FITCH
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
MARTIN LUTHER
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Change is not progress
HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN
Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, a...
MARY BAKER EDDY
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, w...
ANTHONY DE MELLO
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, w...
ANTHONY DE MELLO

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Obviously, the cinematography of films is art, just as a still shot can be art. If I'm watching ...
FRANK OCEAN
Pat Moynihan could write books with one hand and legislate with the other. I can't; I have a sho...
BARNEY FRANK
Cock your hat - angles are attitudes.
FRANK SINATRA
Putin has a lot at stake here and restoring the relationship with the United States, and there are a...
FRANK CARLUCCI
Criminals look at identity theft and say only 1 in 700 criminals gets convicted of it. And they look...
FRANK ABAGNALE
The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He's dirty and he does his best to deny the fact...
FRANK MILLER
A film that I love is 'Deliverance' from back in the day. You start out with these archetypa...
FRANK GRILLO
I've reached the point where I hardly care whether I live or die. The world will keep on turning...
ANNE FRANK
I certainly couldn't have written 'Angela's Ashes' when my mother was alive, because...
FRANK MCCOURT
I'm an untrained musician. Untrained musicians don't really have any music theory, they don&...
FRANK BLACK
What's so funny about cats is that they have this kind of aloof, superior vibe to them. Even if ...
ZE FRANK
I think we all change each other's paths. I don't know which law idea that is in physics, bu...
FRANK OCEAN
No one is better placed or more philosophically suited than Obama to construct the new counter narra...
FRANK RICH
As a liberal, I am morally obligated to be pragmatic. What good do I do poor people, elderly people,...
BARNEY FRANK
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
ANNE FRANK
Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
ANNE FRANK
Why do the Yankees always win? The other team can't stop looking at the pinstripes.
FRANK ABAGNALE
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
ANNE FRANK
Storytelling, in print or speech, needs vital energy.
FRANK DELANEY