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For my birthday this year, my girlfriends - who knew I'd just inherited my dad's turntable - gave me a carton of albums like 'Blue Kentucky Girl,' by Emmylou Harris, and 'Off the Wall,' by Michael Jackson. It's all stuff we grew up with. I mean, you can't have a music collection without Prince's 'Purple Rain' - it just can't be done!
I think 'The Color Purple' is so bursting with love, the need for connection, the showing of the need for connection around the globe.
Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender.
Katy Perry is the sexiest woman I've ever kissed. It was amazing and very purple - she had purple lipstick on. I don't think there will ever be anything cooler than kissing her... until I marry her maybe!
I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.
From the political angle, I'm trying to be apolitical if you will. I mean people say, 'Are you a red state or blue state?', I say, 'I'm purple.' I think there are great ideas on both sides of the aisle and neither side has cornered the market.
Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple.
After months of playing air guitar to 'Free Bird', what really got me into guitar was watching a documentary about Jimi Hendrix and picking up the Woodstock soundtrack. Listening to his version of 'Star Spangled Banner' and 'Purple Haze.' My brother played acoustic guitar and, idolising him, I thought, 'I'm going to get a guitar.'
Deep Purple definitely belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 'Cause they had great songs, great musicianship, they had an impact, and they're a huge influence on the heavy metal community as a whole.
The pigeon here is a beautiful bird, of a delicate bronze colour, tinged with pink about the neck, and the wings marked with green and purple.
William John Wills
There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals.
When people tell you to walk a certain way, it's like not thinking of a purple tomato. You can't not do it.
Purple lipstick? Naw, that looks stupid on all girls!
I love purple because my name is Amethyst.
Many readers fail to realize this, but 'The Color Purple' is a theological text. It is about the reclamation of one's original God: the earth and nature.
I saw Deep Purple live once and I paid money for it and I thought, 'Geez, this is ridiculous.' You just see through all that sort of stuff. I never liked those Deep Purples or those sort of things. I always hated it. I always thought it was a poor man's Led Zeppelin.
My life growing up was a twisted Bronx version of 'The Color Purple.' It had a much different soundtrack and no trees, but that desperation was the same.
I'm sort of shy, and Twitter feels like chatting all day with a group. I like to follow people. I'm following Joel Osteen, Steve Martin, and an anonymous purple egg - just to see where they go with it.
I just feel that 'The Color Purple,' which was my 10th book, was a true gift from my ancestors.
He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
I like playing for the purple and gold. This is where I want to finish up.
I won't eat any cereal that doesn't turn the milk purple.
God tells us not to judge one another, no matter what anyone's sexual preferences are or if they're black, brown or purple.
'The Color Purple' is the kind of character piece that a director like Sidney Lumet could do brilliantly with one hand tied behind his back.
I was a punk before it got its name. I had that hairstyle and purple lipstick.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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