The best Quotes by Art Garfunkel

The best Quotes by Art Garfunkel

Arthur Ira Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American singer and actor who is best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.

I'm precise. I think in proportions. I play games with numbers, and I proportionalise.
It was a weird stage of my life, to leave Simon & Garfunkel at the height of our success and become a math teacher. I would talk them through a math problem and ask if anyone had any questions, and they would say, 'What were the Beatles like?'
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We human beings are tuned such that we crave great melody and great lyrics. And if somebody writes a great song, it's timeless that we as humans are going to feel something for that and there's going to be a real appreciation.
Records became much cruder in the last 20 years. Let's put it that way.
Paul has more, I think, of a feel for the stage. Whereas I have it more for the notes themselves. I love record making and mixing, arranging, producing. That I love. I love to make beautiful things, but I don't like to perform.

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Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.
The thought that life could be better is woven indelibly into our hearts and our brains.
I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It's chicken and eggs.
The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and tenements halls and whispered in the sounds of silence.
Faith is an island in the setting sun, But proof is the bottom line for everyone.
No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
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If I can make it there
I'll make it anywhere
It's up to you
New York, New York
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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Manhattan, for millions of our forefathers, the gateway to hope, opportunity and happiness beyond their wildest dreams. Today, that hope is still alive, it's called "The First Date". On Saturday nights, every restaurant in Lower Manhattan resembles its own little Ellis Island.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 3
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I want to wake up in that city
That doesn't sleep
And find I'm king of the hill
Top of the heap
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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In a city that moves so fast, you get the Sunday paper on Saturday - how did any of us know how much time we had left?
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 5
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We are New Yorkers. Proud citizens of the greatest city on earth. Thinking big isn't new to us. It is the very foundation of who we are.
Regardless of our differences, this was still New York. A melting pot crammed onto an island, then pushed into a subway car with a rat eating pizza. You're not left or right. You're a New f*cking Yorker and we're in this together.
Jordan Klepper in The Daily Show - Debates Anti-Vax Mandate Protesters in NYC
Do you know how bad that coffee has to be to to be considered a health risk in New York? This is the same city where pizza gets delivered by a rat!
I don't wanna f*ck it up because one of us didn't prepare for the slim possibility of New York City traffic!
Michael Lawson in Uncoupled - Season 1 Episode 1
I remember Hell's Kitchen when you couldn't walk west of Ninth Avenue without getting knifed. Now it's Chelsea with better gays.
Stanley James in Uncoupled - Season 1 Episode 1
Most people come to New York to be discovered. The rest of us come here to hide.
I know it's true
It's all because of you
And if you go away
I know you could never stay
The Beatles - Now and Then
I know it's true
It's all because of you
And if I make it through
It's all because of you

And now and then
If we must start again
Well, we will know for sure
That I love you
The Beatles - Now and Then
Little darling
It's been a long, cold, lonely winter
Little darling
It feels like years since it's been here

Here comes the sun
Here comes the sun
And I say, "It's alright"
The Beatles - Here Comes the Sun, Album: Abbey Road
Yesterday
All my troubles seemed so far away
Now it looks as though they're here to stay
Oh, I believe in yesterday

Suddenly
I'm not half the man I used to be
There's a shadow hanging over me
Oh, yesterday came suddenly

Why she had to go
I don't know, she wouldn't say
I said something wrong
Now I long for yesterday
The Beatles - Yesterday, Album: Help!
When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me
Speaking words of wisdom, 'let it be'
And in my hour of darkness, she is standing right in front of me
Speaking words of wisdom, 'let it be'
The Beatles - Let It Be, Album: Let It Be
Why she had to go
I don't know, she wouldn't say
I said something wrong
Now I long for yesterday
The Beatles - Yesterday, Album: Help!
There are places I'll remember
All my life, though some have changed
Some forever, not for better
Some have gone and some remain
The Beatles - In My Life, Album: Rubber Soul
Hey Jude, don't make it bad
Take a sad song and make it better
Remember to let her into your heart
Then you can start to make it better
The Beatles - Hey Jude, Album: Hey Jude
Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Take these broken wings and learn to fly
All your life
You were only waiting for this moment to arise
The Beatles - Blackbird, Album: The Beatles (The White Album)
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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