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All I've done all my life is disobey.
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As far as I'm concerned, love means fighting, big fat lies, and a couple of slaps across the face.
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As soon as they leave, the French won't give a damn about your Wild West and your hot-dog vendors in Central Park.
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Death does not exist.
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Death is the beginning of something.
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Don't care what people say. Don't give a damn about their laws.
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Don't wake me up unless Toto calls, in which case put him right through. I can't bear not hearing from him any longer.
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Everyone sleeps like a log, so why in God's name can't I?
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First number I have down pat, it'll go fine. Two, three, four and five are OK, so you don't have to worry about them. Number six I'm not sure of.
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For me, singing is a way of escaping. It's another world. I'm no longer on earth.
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For me, sleeping is a waste of time. I'm afraid to sleep. It's a form of death.
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I am stupid. I always told you I was. I hate myself, and I have no confidence in myself whatsoever.
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I don't want to die an old lady.
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I honestly have to have some rest. Th medicine I was taking for my rheumatism didn't help matters.
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I kissed him for the first time the afternoon he arrived holding five colored balloons floating on the end of their little strings.
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I need a long rest, I don't need sleep anymore and I'm really at the end of my nerves.
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I think you have to pay for love with bitter tears.
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I want it understood that I don't want to touch a penny for that song, which I wrote in memory of Marcel.
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I want to make people cry even when they don't understand my words.
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I was hungry. I was cold. But I was also free. Free not to get up in the morning, not to go to bed at night, free to get drunk if I liked, to dream... to hope.
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I wouldn't mind at all coming back to earth after my death.
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I'd like to see one person - just one - who would own up to having been a coward.
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I'm going to learn how to write properly. I'll also be going to the dentist, and I plan to join a physical fitness course.
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I'm not with anyone anymore. I cut off all relations, for I've made up my mind to become serious and work very hard.
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I'm sure that I've already been dead.
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I'm trying diplomatically to turn him out of my house, but it's not easy because it goes without saying that he's privy to certain things and doesn't hesitate to use them.
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I've always wanted to sing, just as I've always known that one day I would have my own niche in the annals of song. It was a feeling I had.
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I've been thinking about Jesus. Don't you find it a bit strange that, since He was living with His family and all, He up and left them just when they needed him most?
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If at the end of the song I move my arms as though I'm swimming, it's because when I sang it for the first time I wasn't very sure of the words, so I began to move my arms that way to cover it up.
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If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away.
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If I weren't burning myself out, do you think I'd be able to sing?
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In Miami I had to stop the show twice and couldn't go on, a case of overall fatigue.
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It's high time I made amends to all the people I hurt through the years.
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Money? How did I lose it? I never did lose it. I just never knew where it went.
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My aim is an international career.
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My life when I was a kid might strike you as awful, but actually it was beautiful.
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My secretary refuses to give me any money.
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People say that I could sing the phone book and make it sound good.
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Singing is a way of escaping. It's another world. I'm no longer on earth.
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Tell me what you'd like to hear me sing. I'll sing whatever you like, after which I'll take up a collection, if you don't mind.
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Thank you for your kind applause. I've just finished my stint at the cabaret, and it's quite late.
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The song is part and parcel of my basic repertoire. If you don't want me to sing it, you'll have to ban it.
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There's something sinister about the house here.
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Those hands of yours; they're worker's hands. They come from the people, and you have to make sure the people know it.
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To be successful in my native France, where people speak the same language and understand me, is nothing.
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You'll see how much your little bird has changed.
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You'll see, after I'm dead I'll come back and pinch your feet.
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Your songs filled with sunshine, with wild girls, with passionate love, will take you a long way.
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Your whole personality is in your nose.
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