Jazz is the folk music of the machine age
Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.
The rural folk have already learned how to cope. But the urban people are so dependent on the government for distribution.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk.
All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song.
All their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato; alas good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.
Folk music was out there. Clubs were springing up and they were hot with the college kids.
Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals.
Jazz is the folk music of the machine age.
The local music community here was dying for a place to record, so we started doing acoustic, folk and bluegrass and then did rock projects for other bands, as well as for my son Tal and my own work.
The novel is the first art form that is an honest-to-god commodity. That's what makes it different from both high art and folk art.
This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
This administration and these folk who run Washington are no more interested in our welfare and our well being than the man on the moon. And we have got to start taking our destiny into our hands.
Well, I think every now and again, some people deserve to get their butts chewed. Every now and again some people deserve a pat on the back. What I try and do is compliment folk who deserve a compliment, and chew folks out who deserve to be chewed out.
The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
Cats are mysterious kind of folk - there is more passing in their minds than we are aware of.
Try everything once except folk dancing and incest.
All music is folk music, I ain't never heard no horse sing a song.
Christ of his gentleness, / Thirsting and hungering / Walked in the wilderness; / Soft words of grace he spoke / Unto lost desert-folk / That listened wondering.
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.
Readers of novels are strange folk, upon whose probable or even possible tastes no wise book-maker would ever venture.
Most folk are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Tis e'er the wont of simple folk to prize the deed and overlook the motive, and of learned folk to discount the deed and lay open the soul of the doer.