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There's a consensus out that it's OK to kill when your government decides who to kill. If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how? — Joan Baez “ Sometimes I think that it is enough to say that if we don’t sit down and shut up once in a while we’ll lose our minds even earlier than we had expected. Nonviolence is a flop. If people have to put labels on me, I'd prefer the first label to be human being, the second label to be pacifist, and the third to be folk singer. And that got me in trouble.
The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence. Because you don't know what's going to rise from the ruins. I’m still trying to adjust to the fact that he died.
Enjoy the top 80 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Joan Baez. But sometimes people just didn’t want to hear what I was saying. • Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry. Some people would shy away. ", Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
to coast into the hearts of the people
I'm not a Buddhist, but their relationship with death interests me.
Other people thought I was right.
82 Copy quote I went to jail for 11 days for disturbing the peace; I was trying to disturb the war.
Joan Baez, American folksinger, is of Mexican, Scottish, and English descent. We're not really pacifists, we're nonviolent soldiers.
Or when. Thank you, God, for letting me be born, for giving me eyes to see the daffodils lean in the wind, all my brothers, all my sisters, for giving me ears to hear crying, legs to come running, hands to smooth damp hair, a voice to laugh with and to sing with...to sing to you and the daffodils.
Like “Action is the antidote to despair.” ― Joan Baez 57 likes. This is an informal collection assembled over many years. Sometimes I think that it is enough to say that if we don't sit down and shut up once in a while we'll lose our minds even earlier than we had expected. that nothing is a promise, In place of weapons of violence, you have to use your mind, your heart, your sense of humor, every faculty available to you...because no one has the right to take the life of another human being.
So the key to it is how do we keep it fresh? ""Nasty Man" isn't a laughing matter, but you have to laugh anyway. The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people.
I have hope in people, in individuals. If you want to know more or withdraw your consent to all or some of the cookies, please refer to the. • My concern has always been for the people who are victimized, unable to speak for themselves and who need outside help. The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The only bigger flop is violence. Noise is an imposition on sanity, and we live in very noisy times. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page. ", • Good morning, children of the 80s.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, or when. And dry Dylan's sweaty vests".
• I never felt I was a dreamer, I thought I was a realist.
And obviously I was the one for the job. The hardest is with one. She is a former faculty member of the Humanist Institute. I see a young man playing 'Plaisir d'Amour' on guitar. A: Yeah. As long as we keep searching, the answers come. The foundation of my beliefs is the same as it was when I was 10. I was obsessed, I had to say what I had to say. Noise is an imposition on sanity, and we live in very noisy times. Because you don't know what's going to rise from the ruins. Action is the antidote to dispair. but that beauty exists,
at the Philadelphia Live Aid concert.
Selin Alemdar/Redferns via Getty Images History & Culture. I've never had a humble opinion. "Why the Sound Is Still Sweet: Q&A with Joan Baez". You can decide how you're going to live now. If you kill inside the country you get in trouble.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
To sing is to love and affirm, As we know, forgiveness of oneself is the hardest of all the forgivenesses. I would say that I'm a nonviolent soldier. - Joan Baez.
I have hope in people, in individuals. Non-violence.
It was just an overnight kind of thing.
People say I'm such a pessimist, but I always was. You can only decide how you're going to live. We were raised with that discussion about violence and non-violence, and we all pretty much came up on the side of non-violence.
 Baez has performed publicly for over 60 years, releasing over 30 albums. If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how? BrainyQuote has been providing inspirational quotes since 2001 to our worldwide community. That became my foundation with politics and my livelihood.'
If you kill outside the country, right time, right season, latest enemy, you get a medal.
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Now. • If it's natural to kill, why do men have to go into training to learn how? I think music has the power to transform people, and in doing so, it has the power to transform situations - some large and some small. My little motto is "Little victories and big defeats. Joan Baez quotes Showing 1-24 of 24 “If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?” ― Joan Baez tags: death, killing, violence. The longer you practice nonviolence and the meditative qualities of it that you will need, the more likely you are to do something intelligent in any situation.
Share with your friends. This is your Woodstock, and it's long overdue. I spend a lot of time with Buddhists. • As long as one keeps searching, the answers come. I went to jail for 11 days for disturbing the peace; I was trying to disturb the war. I've never had a humble opinion.
• Hypothetical questions get hypothetical answers. Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry.
• You don't get to choose how you're going to die. • The easiest kind of relationship is with ten thousand people, the hardest is with one. January 24, 2006. Until then I was only singing rhythm and blues, black music with four chords.
And there was the beauty of the songs. Joan Baez Quotes January 9, 1941 - Share Flipboard Email Print Joan Baez, 2015. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page.
I would say I'm a realist.
There is power in both. If people have to put labels on me, I'd prefer the first label to be human being, the second label to be pacifist, and the third to be folk singer. • It's hard to find something that doesn't have a long way to go. During the 'ballad' years for me, the politics was latent; I was just falling in love with the ballads and my boyfriend.
• I saw Pete Seeger play when I was 13. Joan Chandos Baez (/baɪz/; born January 9, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice. to tell them that life is to live, Related topics: Values Sad Feeling-Down. - Joan Baez. So I'd make tea. Enjoy the best Joan Baez Quotes at BrainyQuote. to fly and to soar, You may not know it, but at the far end of despair, there is a white clearing where one is almost happy. I came by all that honestly. Now. You can only decide how you're going to live. Many of her songs have a political message, and she has been an activist for peace and human rights.
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If we don't, it may drench itself out in sorrow.
I'm lucky to have met so many people who have been involved in peace and who have been peace prize winners. It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. That's all nonviolence is - organized love. By using ThoughtCo, you accept our, M.Div., Meadville/Lombard Theological School.
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