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“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
Rob Siltanen

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”
Rob Siltanen

“Cordial or commercial, that may be the question. How pleasant is it not, to experience the instantaneity and the radiance of a sunny smile or to scent unsuspectingly an air of friendly willingness. In contrast, however, how smashingly disheartening is it not when everything appears to be merely contrived or profit driven and anything but cordial or empathic. The magic of genuine feelings is a precious value and has to be cherished and remain uncorrupted. We mustn’t consent to feelings being faked or deteriorated. ("A Thousand times touched." )”
Erik Pevernagie

Bob Dylan
“I had no songs in my repertoire for commercial radio anyway. Songs about debauched bootleggers, mothers that drowned their own children, Cadillacs that only got five miles to the gallon, floods, union hall fires, darkness and cadavers at the bottom of rivers weren't for radiophiles. There was nothing easygoing about the folk songs I sang. They weren't friendly or ripe with mellowness. They didn't come gently to the shore. I guess you could say they weren't commercial.

Not only that, my style was too erratic and hard to pigeonhole for the radio, and songs, to me, were more important that just light entertainment. They were my preceptor and guide into some altered consciousness of reality, some different republic, some liberated republic. Greil Marcus, the music historian, would some thirty years later call it "the invisible republic."

Whatever the case, it wasn't that I was anti-popular culture or anything and I had no ambitions to stir things up. i just thought of popular culture as lame as hell and a big trick. It was like the unbroken sea of frost that lay outside the window and you had to have awkward footgear to walk on it.

I didn't know what age of history we were in nor what the truth of it was. Nobody bothered with that. If you told the truth, that was all well and good and if you told the un-truth, well, that's still well and good. Folk songs taught me that.”
Bob Dylan, Chronicles: Volume One

John Twelve Hawks
“I spent my time drinking and staring at a television in the airport bar. More death and destruction. Crime. Pollution. All the news stories were telling me to be frightened. All the commercials were telling me to buy things I didn´t need. The message was that people could only be passive victims or consumers.”
John Twelve Hawks, The Traveler

Amit Abraham
“Love is the theme of all religions but making it commercial is satanic”.”
Dr. Amit Abraham

Don DeLillo
“This is what comes from the wrong kind of attentiveness. People get brain fade. This is because they've forgotten how to listen and look as children. They've forgotten how to collect data. In the psychic sense a forest fire on TV is on a lower plane than a ten-second spot for Automatic Dishwasher All. The commercial has deeper waves, deeper emanations. But we have reversed the relative significance of these things. This is why people's eyes, ears, brains and nervous systems have grown weary. It's a simple case of misuse.”
Don DeLillo, White Noise

Nancy S. Mure
“It's a lie to sell a diet plan that includes fast and processed foods, then implement a points system. A big. fat. lie.”
Nancy S. Mure, EAT! Empower, Adjust, Triumph!: Lose Ridiculous Weight, Succeed On Any Diet Plan, Bust Through Any Plateau in 3 Empowering Steps!

Christina Engela
“RSL has more star-liners than any other company, and covers every commercial route in known space. Demeter is one of the biggest, carrying up to 4500 passengers and crew at any single point on its never-ending, circular cruise around the Terran Empire. And me? Where do I fit in? My name is Sean Lange, and you will probably have never heard of me. It’s sad somehow, I always wanted to leave some kind of a legacy in this life, and perhaps to be remembered. Instead, circumstances have arranged it so that this is probably the last time I will ever use that name.”
Christina Engela, Space Vacation

“The best things in life are free- and $19.95.”
Billy Mays

“Chem Master the largest company of Commercial Carpet cleaning in Middlesbrough with experienced for many years, offer you an inclusive range of cleaning services.”
A1 Chimney Sweep

Andre the BFG
“A little work with an ordinary household screwdriver can provide a handy and non-confrontational way of limiting the beer consumption of your partner. Simply remount the door on the other side after his 10th can of lager and he won't be able to figure out how to open it before the commercial break finishes.”
Andre the BFG, Andre's Adventures in MySpace

Steven Magee
“Very few people realize that the ionizing radiation levels on a commercial jet airplane at cruising altitude are approximately 28 times higher than ground level.”
Steven Magee, Health Forensics

“Commercial Painting Fanatics of Denver is the best place to find commercial painting specialists in Denver Colorado. Rather if you need your Hotel painted, Apartment complex or a Condo, we are waiting for your call. With our offices open 24 hours - 7 days a week, we are able to offer a 1-hour response time. We have helped hundreds of commercial real estate owners by excited their expectations after a job well done.”
Commercial Painting Fanatics Denver Colorado

Jose R. Coronado
“Forgiven of my sins so it's a discharge of my crimes. Commercially speaking, intervals between these programmed shows, keep your eyes glued to the set watching this literacy flow.
Intentional means, I intend my influence to outlive me like Martin Luther the King, Martin Luther and his dream.”
Jose R. Coronado, The Land Flowing With Milk And Honey

Jose R. Coronado
“Capitalizing a capital on our heads through the sweat of our brow. It's debt for nature exchange, read in between the nature of words and see what I'm trynna explain.”
Jose R. Coronado, The Land Flowing With Milk And Honey

Jose R. Coronado
“GUCCI. Label me down with these codes that are commercialed in uniform. Military stripes, commander in chief, veteran in the word play, call it a beast. In plain sight hidden from the mass, where's Waldo? This arsenal I call 'Mind' is highly explosive cargo, a word flow, it's one in a million like solo.”
Jose R. Coronado, The Land Flowing With Milk And Honey

Sidney Bell
“On the television, a woman was scrubbing her kitchen tile with her magical new mop. It had not only cleaned the tough-to-reach space behind the fridge, it had saved her marriage, listened to her deepest secrets and given her orgasms too.”
Sidney Bell, Loose Cannon

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