Fuse Quotes

Fuse Quotes by Elvis Costello, Jimmy Page, Mason Cooley, Maggie Stiefvater, Marco van Basten, Milton Berle and many others.

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People become so deeply attached to the sound of one period that they blow a fuse when you move on. I’ve heard people complain bitterly about recordings they haven’t even heard.
Elvis Costello
There’s such a wealth of arts and styles within the guitar… flamenco, jazz, rock, blues… you name it, it’s there. In the early days my dream was to fuse all those styles. Now composing has become just as important.
Jimmy Page
Jealousy fuses megalomania and self-abandonment.
Mason Cooley
She had a short fuse this morning, because it was a day that ended with y, you see.
Maggie Stiefvater
There was a moment in 1996 I had to say: ‘I have to try to get healthy.’ We made a decision to fuse my ankle. For a sportsman, and I was still only 32, that’s the worst choice. But I had to stop the pain.
Marco van Basten
On Valentine’s Day, I wired flowers for my mother-in-law, but she found the fuse.
Milton Berle
The Fuse is a solar energy station in orbit 22,000 miles above the earth. But it’s more than just a big solar panel array. The Fuse is also home to Midway City, a technically illegal settlement that grew out of a bunch of engineers who decided they’d rather make a new life in space than return home to earth.
Antony Johnston
Why am I as I am? To understand that of any person, his whole life, from Birth must be reviewed. All of our experiences fuse into our personality. Everything that ever happened to us is an ingredient.
Malcolm X
The force that through the green fuse drives the flower Drives my green age; that blasts the roots of trees Is my destroyer. And I am dumb to tell the crooked rose My youth is bend by the same wintry fever.
Dylan Thomas
Love drips & gathers, but the fallen blood Shall calm her sores…” -Thomas, The Force that through the green fuse drives the flower.
Dylan Thomas
When you fuse Christianity with power, it isn’t long before Christians start imposing the cross on others rather than taking it up for themselves.
Andrew Sullivan
Working on television is like being shot out of a cannon. They cram you all up with rehearsals, then someone lights a fuse and – .BANG! – there you are in someone’s living room.
Tallulah Bankhead
Many humanists have argued that happiness involves a combination of hedonism and creative moral development; that an exuberant life fuses excellence and enjoyment, meaning and enrichment, emotion and cognition.
Paul Kurtz
I’m a young girl with an old soul. I wanted to fuse the two together, the past and the present.
Melanie Fiona
Rocket Man, burning out his fuse up here alone.
Elton John
I definitely want to act, but I also want to score movies, and I have this idea to fuse classical music with other styles that would give it a different perception.
Alicia Keys
Not to say that he put me through anything traumatizing, but I think just my dad has always had a short fuse. I always wanted to do my best just so I wouldn’t have to deal with that.
Shawn Porter
My brothers came home with country, jazz, everything… it was always very normal to me to make any type of music. It was possible to fuse all the sounds, so it never sounded confusing to me to mix jazz and dubstep.
There were some summers when every boy in Ayrshire seemed to be playing golf, and my dad taught me. But he was a terrible teacher – of everything. Learning to drive with him almost killed me. He was the world’s most impatient man – awful short fuse.
John Niven
Nonviolence will empower and equip us to bring generations to the table and fuse our knowledge, gifts, and zeal together.
Bernice King
They spent their time doing nothing… they let intimacy fuse them.
Jean Genet
Artists must literally go into a zone of intense seeing so the subjective and objective almost fuse together.
Burton Silverman
The birds and I share a natural history. It is a matter of rootedness, of living inside a place for so long that the mind and imagination fuse.
Terry Tempest Williams
Rock and roll hoochie koo, lawdy mama, light my fuse.
Rick Derringer
Creativity reduces instinctual tension, it fuses pleasure with reality, and satisfies the libido.
Peter Shepherd
All short women have a delayed fuse. Marry a taller woman: My wife was an inch or two taller than me; it’s a sign of security.
Mel Brooks
My genre of music is called Afro-Fusion because I fuse different types of music into a ball.
Burna Boy
Come on, come on! And there’ll be no turning back! You were only killing time and it can kill you right back. Come on, come on! It’s time to burn up the fuse. You got nothing to do and even less to lose.
Jim Steinman
I have to love the DNA of the brand fundamentally. I need to be able to fuse my personality with theirs. That’s what I’ve done with Adidas, Swatch, and in a different way with Moschino. I really have to feel fused with it.
Jeremy Scott
I was generally pro-bat, except when I was trekking through the dark trying not to think about the dire fate of every horror movie character stupid enough to go into the dark with a flashlight and check the fuses.
Rosemary Clement-Moore
As a kid we would eat moussaka with mash. We had a real fusion of two cultures that no-one has dared to fuse since.
Jack Monroe
What the river was showing her now was that she could flow beyond the brokenness, redeem herself, and fuse once more.
Ursula Hegi
That’s kind of fuse for the show – those first 10-15 seconds you’re onstage. The curtain drops and you see the crowd for the first time and they see you for the first time. The response and the energy that’s going on right there – to me, that sets the tone for the rest of the night.
Jason Aldean
A line is a fuse that’s lit. The line smolders, the rhyme explodes— and by a stanza a city is blown to bits.
Vladimir Mayakovsky
I’m trying to fuse popular and commercial music and just make very creative music. It’s popular music: it’s everything for everybody.
Theophilus London
If you’re not balanced, your mind’s not balanced… my fuse went.
Frank Bruno
In the 1950s in Columbia, South Carolina, it was considered OK for kids to play with weird things. We could go to the hardware store and buy 100 feet of dynamite fuse.
Kary Mullis
If you make a wrong move with explosives, it could be deadly. If you’re there when they blow up the beach, you get blown up, too. So you need to get your job done correctly… then pull the fuse with enough lag time for you to clear the area completely and get picked up by the small boats.
Jack Ramsay
It’s hard to explain what happens when jazz and punk fuse with a violin twist but it works. Probably because Anson Choi takes off his shirt while he’s playing the saxophone. Whoever’s not chatting up a Cadet or a girl from Darling House or playing chess with the guys is watching the band. I turn into a groupie.
Melina Marchetta
You and your horse. His strength and beauty. Your knowledge and patience and determination and understanding and love. That’s what fuses the two of you onto this marvelous partnership that makes you wonder, “What can heaven offer any better then what I have here on earth?”.
Monica Dickens
Know the function of a fuse box and the appearance of a tripped circuit breaker.
Marilyn vos Savant
Come on, come on, and there’ll be no turning back, You were only killing time and it can kill you right back, Come on, come on! It’s time to burn up the fuse, You got nothing to do and even less to lose…
Jim Steinman
The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
Ed Koch
Alternatively you can twist the cylinder round twice clockwise; that turns it into a hand grenade. Five-second fuse. I tested it on one of my assistants. Poor old Bennett… he should be out of hospital in a couple of months.
Anthony Horowitz
I will go out again this very night with my rockets and fuses. I will blow them straight out of their comfortable beds. Blow the rooftops off their houses. Blow the black, wretched night to bits. I will not stop. For mad I may be, but I will never be convenient.
Jennifer Donnelly
Of course, it’s not the technique that makes the music; it’s the sensitivity of the musician and his ability to be able to fuse his life with the rhythm of the times. This is the essence of music.
Herbie Hancock
Fusion food as a concept is kind of trying to quite consciously fuse things that are sometimes quite contradictory, sometimes quite far apart, to see if they’d work.
Yotam Ottolenghi
When I was 12, I had an operation at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and they corrected the curving in my spine. I’ve got two 12-inch rods and eight screws going up my back keeping me straight, and they fuse together with my spine, so now I can’t really live without them.
Princess Eugenie of York
Trying to fuse a Jewish-Russian family with a Mormon family from Utah definitely is a challenge.
Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Enthusiasm imparts itself magnetically and fuses all into one happy and harmonious unity of feeling and sentiment.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Every forward step achieved by man has been due to the adventurous attitude. This attitude inspires dissatisfaction with the world as it is; it arouses the desire to change and improve things. The attitude of adventure is the flame that lights the fuse to explode new ideas.
Wilferd Peterson
Good choreography fuses eye, ear and mind.
Arlene Croce
The force that drives the green fuse, as Dylan Thomas said, cannot be understood. So self-discovery is to accept your daily meditation, to observe yourself meditating and not be concerned with the results.
Frederick Lenz
In Boston I got to a point where I thought I was putting out fires more than being a baseball coach. And some of it was my fault. I was getting stubborn. My fuse was a little shorter than it needed to be. And that helps nobody.
Terry Francona
The possible’s slow fuse is lit by the Imagination.
Emily Dickinson
I love country and rock, and I wanted to fuse them together. But I also knew that there were certain elements that needed to still be there to be both country and cater to my old fans.
Cassadee Pope
My father had a real short fuse. He had a tough life – had to support his mother and brother at a very young age when his dad’s farm collapsed. You could see his suffering, his terrible suffering, living a life that was disappointing and looking for another one. My father was full of terrifying anger.
Sam Shepard
Creativity is the life force that Dylan Thomas called ‘the force that through the green fuse drives the flower.
Julia Cameron
You realize that you can’t win ’em all. You try to win ’em all; you get frustrated, but you gotta have a short fuse either way. Success in the NFL is just as deadly as allowing yourself to kinda wallow in sorrow. It works both ways.
Jon Beason
The voices blend and fuse in clouded silence: silence that is infinite of space: and swiftly, silently the sound is wafted over regions of cycles of cycles of generations that have lived.
James Joyce
Seen politically, systems follow one another, each consuming the previous one. They live on ever-bequeathed and ever-disappointed hope, which never entirely fades. Its spark is all that survives, as it eats its way along the blasting fuse. For this spark, history is merely an occasion, never a goal.
Ernst Junger
Ukraine is a tinderbox, and the fuse is lit. There is no solution through violence in Ukraine.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier
I’m not interested in who am I. I’m interested in what’s gone, the disinheritance, what I’ve been able to become or learn or fuse with or not fuse with. A certain freedom comes… I like it that way.
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
The way Calvin’s brain is wired, you can almost hear the fuses blowing.
Bill Watterson
Having a child is sowing the seeds of your own obsolescence: birth is the fuse that leads to that other thing. You appear, you replace yourself, you die.
Michael Redhill
One man puts the fire out, the other lights the fuse.
Steve Winwood
When very large stars die, they create temperatures so high that protons begin to fuse in all sorts of exotic combinations, to form all the elements of the periodic table. If, like me, you’re wearing a gold ring, it was forged in a supernova explosion.
David Christian
‘Look at Me’ started with Rockford, Illinois and New York and the question of how much image culture was changing our inner lives. That’s an abstract idea; you don’t think that’s going to be a rocking work of fiction, but it seemed to fuse in a way that was interesting.
Jennifer Egan
Trump doesn’t have a plan. There’s a screw loose, and he’s got a really short fuse. Do you really want the leader of the free world with his finger on the button to have a short fuse?
Michael Kelly
I suppose the most marked example of color as structure is in the Byzantine use of mosaic decoration that becomes architecture. The decoration of the interiors so related to the form that they fuse. In less elaborate interior design this is always the ideal approach to color – used not only as just color alone.
Van Day Truex