The best Quotes by Ry Cooder

The best Quotes by Ry Cooder

Ryland Peter Cooder (born March 15, 1947) is an American musician, songwriter, film score composer, record producer, and writer.

Music is a treasure hunt. You dig and dig, and sometimes you find something.
I'm a man of peace.
I'm used to music as a tool, taking the various elements and then making something completely new out of them. And writing film music is the perfect opportunity to do that, because you can look at the film and then just let your imagination soar.
American global economic imperialism is a fact. It's a known fact. It's a simple fact.
I always thought East L.A. music was so dreamy and languid and kinda greasy.

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That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
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Welcome to a city where people trying to disappear aren't actually trying.
Joe Goldberg in You - Season 2 Episode 2
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I lived in L.A. for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it.
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Linda: "Why did you decide to come to Los Angeles?"
Lucifer: "The same reason as everyone else: the weather, p*rnstars, Mexican food."
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People here in Los Angeles are disgusted now about a sex scandal involving Arnold Schwarzenegger. Apparently for seven years, he carried on a sexual relationship with his own wife.
Los Angeles was the kind of place where everybody was from somewhere else and nobody really droppped anchor.
Michael Connelly in The Lincoln Lawyer - The Brass Verdict
The L.A. weather is a lot like Taiwan's, where you don't observe four seasons, so the years can pass and you don't feel a thing.
You're lucky we're not in Los Angeles, because Angelinos can smell BS a mile away.
Melinda Monroe in Virgin River - Season 1 Episode 1
I'm from the Compton slums, and that's how the West ride
I'm from the city where two of the best died
The Game - The City, Album: The R.E.D. Album
I moved to Los Angeles for two reasons. One is to run away from a boy. Two is to chase a boy.
If I lived in L.A., I'd be schizophrenic after a week.
I'm rich, I'm miserable - I'm pretty average for this town.
Michael De Santa in GTA - Grand Theft Auto - V
Riggs: "You want me to drive?"
Murtaugh: "No, you're supposed to be suicidal, remember? I'll drive."
Riggs: "Anybody who drives around in this town IS suicidal."
Martin Riggs in Lethal Weapon
Miss Carter, you have no idea how foreign Los Angeles will seem to a civilized person such as yourself. They eat avocados... with everything!
Edwin Jarvis in Agent Carter - Season 2 Episode 1
There's an old saying: 'Nobody comes from Los Angeles. Everybody comes to Los Angeles'. But if you do come from Los Angeles, then chances are you come from Pasadena.
The difference between Los Angeles and yogurt is that yogurt comes with less fruit.
I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
Do you know how hard it is to find a quality man in Los Angeles?
Natalie in Charlie's Angels
Los Angeles traffic is just the worst thing in the world. It throws off timing so much. However, it's always warm and sunny. New Jersey has absolutely terrible weather, but the environment is really homey and chill.
I think Los Angeles is impossible. There's just too much media focus. You can't live a normal life.
I've got nothing against L.A. I think it is a really beautiful place. To be able to surf and get out in the Pacific Ocean every once in a while. The hiking, all of that is amazing. I love it there.
L.A., it's nice, but I think of sunshine and people on rollerblades eating sushi. New York, I think of nighttime, I think of Times Square and Broadway and nightlife and the city that never sleeps.
I feel very at home in L.A., I think, because it's dry, and there's sun, like the West Texas I grew up in.
I love L.A., but you can get into a lot of trouble out here.
The only Angels in Los Angeles are in Heaven, and they're looking down on the Dodgers.
I came here in 1974 to do a play, and then I went to L.A. I really like living in America. I feel more at home here than anywhere else.
I guess I am handsome - in certain parts of the world. If I was, like, in Mongolia, living on a mountain and in my village, I could be the hottest guy. In L.A., I'm... average?
I loved going surfing down on Venice Beach. I'd go out with a board under my arm and think, "I can't do that in Cranhill."
I love Los Angeles. It reinvents itself every two days.
Los Angeles is a microcosm of the United States. If L.A. falls, the country falls.
I normally live in Los Angeles, if you can call it normal living.
Los Angeles is a constellation of plastic.
Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles is like San Diego's older, uglier sister that has herpes.
I like to visit L.A., but I wouldn't want to live there.
I love to come to L.A. to visit, and then I like to come to rainy old London because it's home.
You know what gives women in L.A. the right to park their car in disability parking spots? A cups.
Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
I been all around the world and I haven't found a city that I'd rather be from or rather come back to than Los Angeles.
In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
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Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022

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