Roger McGough Famous Quotes & Sayings

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21 Roger McGough Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Roger McGough Sayings: If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they feel better for having been there - not because you've done a comedy performance but because you're talking about your father dying or having young children, things that touch your soul.
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Roger McGough Sayings: If I decide to be indecisive, that's my decision. If I decide to be indecisive, that's my decision.
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Roger McGough Sayings: If the heart bleeds love, bare it,If the martyr's crown fits, wear it. If the heart bleeds love, bare it,
If the martyr's crown fits, wear it.
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Roger McGough Sayings: I wish the word whimsical wasn't used now. I wish the word whimsical wasn't used now.
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Roger McGough Sayings: Yes, you can feel very alone as a poet and you sometimes think, is it Yes, you can feel very alone as a poet and you sometimes think, is it worth it? Is it worth carrying on? But because there were other poets, you became part of a scene. Even though they were very different writers, it made it easier because you were together.
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Roger McGough Sayings: Noone knows and noone seeswe lovers doing what we pleasebut people stop and point at Noone knows and noone sees
we lovers doing what we please
but people stop and point at these
ten milk bottles a-turning into cheese
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Roger McGough Sayings: You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals. You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals.
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Roger McGough Sayings: Everyday I think about dying About disease, starvation, violence, terrorism, war, the end of the Everyday I think about dying About disease, starvation, violence, terrorism, war, the end of the world. It helps keep my mind off things.
Roger McGough Sayings: The general at the radar screenRubbed his hands with glee,And grinning pressed the buttonAnd started The general at the radar screenRubbed his hands with glee,And grinning pressed the buttonAnd started world war three.
Roger McGough Sayings: Let me die a youngman's death not a clean and in-between- the-sheets, holy-water death. Let me die a youngman's death not a clean and in-between- the-sheets, holy-water death.
Roger McGough Sayings: I'm terrified of switching the computer on because there are so many poems. I'm terrified of switching the computer on because there are so many poems.
Roger McGough Sayings: By thus keeping one pace ahead of myself I need never catch up with the By thus keeping one pace ahead of myself I need never catch up with the truth.
Roger McGough Sayings: Whereas with poetry no one has to show anybody really, and you don't have to Whereas with poetry no one has to show anybody really, and you don't have to tell anyone you're doing it.
Roger McGough Sayings: So it's off with the shellsuit and on with the Armanis,Bring out the champagne and So it's off with the shellsuit and on with the Armanis,
Bring out the champagne and the caviar sarnies
Roger McGough Sayings: We shouldn't have got married, really. Shouldn't have got married. Too young. Not ready for We shouldn't have got married, really. Shouldn't have got married. Too young. Not ready for it.
Roger McGough Sayings: The only problemwith Haiku is that you justget started and then The only problem
with Haiku is that you just
get started and then
Roger McGough Sayings: I was put off by people at school - my cabbage wasn't as good as I was put off by people at school - my cabbage wasn't as good as other people's, you know, so that put me off.
Roger McGough Sayings: There's the moon trying to look romanticMoon's too old that's her troubleAren't we all? There's the moon trying to look romanticMoon's too old that's her troubleAren't we all?
Roger McGough Sayings: Do people who wave at trains Wave at the driver, or at the train itself? Do people who wave at trains Wave at the driver, or at the train itself? Or, do people who wave at trains Wave at the passengers? Those hurtling strangers, The unidentifiable flying faces?
Roger McGough Sayings: I could never begin a poem: 'When I am dead' In case it tempted Fate, I could never begin a poem: 'When I am dead' In case it tempted Fate, and Fate gave way.
Roger McGough Sayings: People can put their best poems straight onto the web. People can put their best poems straight onto the web.