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Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.
I've been meaning to write about the Rolling Stones, but I am the furthest thing from a hipster rock journalist.
The Rolling Stones are so versatile, they're like the band version of that Infinite Dress they sell on QVC.
These days, the Rolling Stones still have an edge, but that fangs-out ferocity has mellowed considerably.
Whether it's a blatant homage or unconscious mimicry, the Rolling Stones have permanently, indelibly influenced how rock stars look and behave.
Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones - maybe only the stones - understood.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours.
I see no reason why I should tickle stones or waste time on polishing bronze.
Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
At my Rolling Stones' tour, the camera was a protection. I used it in a Zen way.
The Rolling Stones set the bar to where I look to as a band. But I don't envision myself touring in the way they do. My knees won't hold out.
Jon Bon Jovi
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
I feel like my peers now are artists like Madonna and the Stones, Michael Jackson and Prince. These are people who were able to take their careers beyond the normal here-today-gone-tomorrow life span.
LL Cool J
The stones themselves are thick with history, and those cats that dash through the alleyways must surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise.
The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity.
For one country is different from another; its earth is different, as are its stones, wines, bread, meat, and everything that grows and thrives in a specific region.
There's a lot of bands that get to a certain level, and it just stops. They scrap it. Compare this to, say, The Rolling Stones or The Who, where they just continued on forever and are still playing, or they quit after 20 years.
It's like this - these five members have been influenced of course by other groups, because that's where this generation's groups came from - an environment like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, and The Who. People like that.
I'm not into that Keith Richard trip of having all those guitars in different tunings. I never liked the Rolling Stones much anyway.
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
What the eyes perceive in herbs or stones or trees is not yet a remedy; the eyes see only the dross.
If you would have your son to walk honourably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path, but teach him to walk firmly over them - not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone.
Adam Levine and I remade the Rolling Stones' classic Wild Horses, and it is right up my alley, that whole style. It has a style of its own but still stays very true to the classic arrangement, and I love it.
Mick Jagger can't even make a successful solo album, and the Stones are the biggest rock group that ever was.
Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts.
When I hit 11 so did the careers of Dylan and the Stones. A year later it was the Who and the Kinks.
I kind of look at my modeling career and the Hitchcock years as stepping stones to what I'm doing now.
The early firings contained many stones.
The stones tear like flesh, rather than breaking. Although what happens is violent, it is a violence that is in stone. A tear is more unnerving than a break.
The hardened mass of liquid stones had much stronger qualities than those which had simply torn. The skin remained a recognisable part of the molten stone.
I did tests on small stones before collecting and committing myself to the larger ones.
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