Folk Quotes

For the folk-community does not exist on the fictitious value of money but on the results of productive labor, which is what gives money its value.

Adolf Hitler

Folk music was out there. Clubs were springing up and they were hot with the college kids.

Dick Smothers

The rural folk have already learned how to cope. But the urban people are so dependent on the government for distribution.

Tim Peters

Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.

Charles Baudelaire

Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.

John Buchan

Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another.

Ovid

I think my election is one of several indications that gay and lesbian folk are being brought more into the center of things. I'd like to think that my election signals my bringing of gay and lesbian folk into the center of the church.

Gene Robinson

Women are proverbially too individualistic! There is a popular belief, born out of folk-experience, that three women cannot live in unison!

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Music is a fluid art form that picks up echoes of the past and weaves them into a new sound. The distinct sounds of the past merge together to create what we know today as gospel, western, folk, or jazz.

Ryan Lewis

It is the toughest high school, folk-style tournament in the country. Every senior wants to be here and see just where they are on the national stage.

Keith Shields

The old notion that children are the private property of parents dies very slowly. In reality, no parent raises a child alone. How many of us nice middle-class folk could make it without our mortgage reduction?

Marian Wright Edelman

A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, "You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing.

Arnold Bax

There's really no better way to learn about folk craft producers than to produce yourself.

Marysia Galbraith

A lot of people might think folk music is dead, but it's so not.

Tom Neff

The National Folk Festival is a brand-new festival every year.

Julia Olin

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