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I never met Johnny Rotten, and I didn't want to meet Johnny Rotten.
I want to be a figure for prison reform. I think that the criminal justice system is rotten.
Henry Louis Gates
Rotten travesty. Yeah. Send me to jail for contempt. Try that. Go ahead.
It's very important to go through periods where you sound just rotten and you know it, and you have to persevere or give up.
All poets' wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives.
When I started out, everyone seemed to be adopting these names... Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious. I wasn't really Rotten or Vicious or Nasty, so I wanted something a bit more funny - yet something that seemed real rock 'n' roll... something that acknowledged my ambition.
There's nothing humane about the flesh of animals who have had one or two or even three improvements made in their singularly rotten lives on today's factory farms.
You can feel as brave as Columbus starting for the unknown the first time you enter a Chinese lane full of boys laughing at you, or when you risk climbing down in a Tibetan pub for a meal of rotten meat.
I spoil my children rotten and hope to leave them enough so they can do the same to theirs.
For God's sake build not your faith upon Tradition, 'tis as rotten as a rotten Post.
I've never been in a band where someone goes, 'Ah, I've got the perfect name! And it's because I climbed Mount Fuji, and at the top a golden dove came down...' It's always a bunch of guys sitting around going, 'How about Rotten Chipmunks?'
I know that all cops are not sterling characters. But you have to have someone to root for. I balance it with rotten cops who will take a bribe, who will beat somebody up.
You can literally walk into my apartment and sit on a hat; you can step on a hat; you can probably open up the refrigerator and find a hat tucked under some rotten food. I have a lot of hats.
I was 10, and I played Jim Hawkins in 'Treasure Island' at school, and this great Liverpudlian actor called Andrew Schofield - he was Johnny Rotten in 'Sid And Nancy' - came to watch it, and he had a word with my mum and dad afterwards and told them I should have a go at the Everyman youth theatre. I've never looked back.
As a writer, you sit around a computer all day, and it's too easy to open another tab and keep Rotten Tomatoes there.
Johnny Rotten. He's a big fan of mine. I used to see him out in the audience in England and he'd stand up and holler. He's funny. Smart too, and a nice guy. Don't think he's a jerk because he isn't.
Some fellow from the Third World kept hammering for prizes for a Communist film which was rotten.
I was just a kid, but I was a rotten kid.
Audiences just naturally hate me on screen. I could play a role in a tuxedo, and people would think I was rotten. You can do much more with a villain part.
Lee Van Cleef
I've been spoiled rotten with the costumes I've worn.
The truth is, I wrote a novel when I was 23. It's hideously bad. Truly rotten.
If I'm in a rotten mood, I stay in and watch television.
I know I can get to the stage where I'm drinking a lot. I tend to be rotten and groggy all day and hanging out for the next drink and five o'clock, ping! I have to just stop.
Nearly 300,000 more people are forced to accept part-time employment because of this rotten non-recovery recovery than when Obama arrived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
What we need to do is replace the entire tax code. I do not think it makes sense to say, 'Let's just grab money from, quote, the wealthy'... The issue is the tax code's rotten and we should start truly over with a simple code that is fair and transparent.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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