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I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
Henry David Thoreau
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
I decorated my house like a medieval gothic castle, European-style. Chandeliers and red velvet curtains. My bedroom is pink and black, my bathroom is totally Hello Kitty, I have a massive pink couch and a big antique gold cross.
I tend to avoid televisions, politics, and places with velvet ropes.
Carrying 200 pounds of velvet and satin around a stage for 90 minutes - that's man's work, let me tell you.
Iron hand in a velvet glove.
I think Andy Kaufman is to comedy what the Velvet Underground was to music - it's like, 80 thousand records sold, but everybody who bought one started a band.
My favorite instrument is the snare drum. In Scotland, the snare drum is very prominent in Highland bands. The Scottish style of playing is in my blood. It's a very powerful instrument, but it can also be soothing, like velvet. It's a real challenge for composers.
I'll never turn down a red velvet cupcake.
The only time I think I've ever gotten sick of playing Guns and Roses songs really was during - after having played them in Guns and Roses, and then in Snakepit, and then playing 'It's So Easy' and 'Brownstone' in Velvet Revolver.
I do a cover of a Velvet Underground song, and they were one of the most important bands, for me.
Sometimes I worked with just a background of a rock or a tree or black velvet, and just had to imagine the whole thing.
No part of Manhattan these days really has the same vibe I get from a Ramones song or a Velvet Underground song.
I like to touch things. In my house I have a lot of velvet drapes and thick, lush couches.
I wore my first pair of Louboutins during this press tour. It was absolutely amazing, they weren't heels, they were little shoes, but they were velvet and they were blue.
I still love red velvet cake.
My mom FedExes a red velvet cake she makes from scratch to me every birthday.
I like their darkness but I also like the pop-side of the Velvet Underground.
I was a schooled musician. When I made 'Blue Velvet', I told everyone what to do. I was an arranger. I learned music in school I told the band to play this. I told the guitar to do that.
Although Dorothy in Blue Velvet was humiliated and hurt by men, basically I could react to how she felt.
If they were starting their careers today, Rockwell and Picasso would probably both be painting on black velvet.
Though gay lifestyles have certainly moved into the open, there's little evidence that society has become more open in its basic attitudes or that entertainers should feel cozy in emerging from the velvet underground.
I questioned everything. I didn't see a character developed in Platoon at all. The character in Blue Velvet was much more fascinating to me.
For the Gulf States, perhaps no forage crop of which the available seed supply is relatively abundant exceeds the velvet bean in potential value. This legume possesses also the ability to make a crop when planted relatively late.
David F. Houston
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