The best Quotes by Ruben Blades

The best Quotes by Ruben Blades

Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna (born July 16, 1948) is a Panamanian musician, singer, composer, actor, activist, and politician.

We had something to say. Whenever we played, people didn't dance, they listened.
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
I think being born in Panama was a blessing because Panama is a port city. It's a really - the mentality is that - I remember that of admitting things in. You know, ports, ideas come in and out all the time.
There's something about the tango that brings even more emotion out of the lyrics.
It doesn't make sense for me to be a lawyer in a place where there is no law.

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Who's the more foolish? The fool or the fool who follows him?
I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
That's the misery: Stupid people are so confident, the wise ones full of doubt.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Brom: "Because you can't argue with all of the fools in the world."
Women need to be beautiful to be loved by men, and stupid enough to love them.
Monsieur, when a finger is pointing up to the sky, only a fool looks at the finger.
Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.
Momma says, "stupid is as stupid does."
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until they speak.
There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.
They say that there is no medecine that can cure a fool... I guess that's true.
The Legend of Zelda - Ocarina of Time
He, who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He, who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.
Remember, when you are dead, you do not know you are dead. It is only painful for others. The same applies when you are stupid.
I usually agree with what God did, but putting limits on intelligence without putting limits on stupidity wasn't a great move.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
We're in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they're going to sit.
The further a society drifts from truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.
We live in a world where losing your iPhone is more dramatic than losing your virginity.
Society rewards the bad as often as the good. But it never rewards the quiet.
A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Is it that we collectively thought Steve Jobs was a great man, even when we knew he made billions off the backs of children? Or maybe it's that it feels like all our heroes are counterfeit. The world itself's just one big hoax. Spamming each other with out running commentary of bullshit masquerading as insight, our social media faking as intimacy. Or is it that we voted for this? Not with our rigged elections, but with our things, our property, our money. I'm not saying anything new. We all know why we do this, not because "Hunger Games" books makes us happy but because we wanna be sedated. Because it's painful not to pretend, because we're cowards. F*ck society.
Elliot Alderson in Mr. Robot - Season 1 Episode 1
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.

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