Oasis quotes:

  • Live are a really good band. I like Stone Temple Pilots, Radiohead I love. Even Oasis. -- Nuno Bettencourt
  • Oasis are not just influenced by the Beatles; they actually take stuff. Then they get praised. -- Lenny Kravitz
  • I thought if Oasis could get away with sounding like The Beatles, I could get away with sounding like Abba. -- Pete Waterman
  • Oasis can't be summed up in one word. I could do a sentence: Boys from council estate made it very, very big. -- Noel Gallagher
  • I don't think anybody comes close to The Beatles, including Oasis -- Brian May
  • Oasis were the last great, traditional rock 'n' roll band. We came along before the Internet so, if you wanted to see us, you had to be there. It makes me feel like a righteous old man. -- Noel Gallagher
  • I love Oasis. -- Yoko Ono
  • I was a big Oasis fan. -- Bryan Greenberg
  • I will always be an Oasis. -- Liam Gallagher
  • Saddam Hussein is Hitler like Oasis was The Beatles. -- Bill Maher
  • I don't think anybody comes close to The Beatles, including Oasis. -- Brian May
  • Oasis were like the bullies I had to put up with at school. -- Damon Albarn
  • I actually went to an Oasis concert. I thought they were a brilliant songwriting band. -- Tom Stoppard
  • Music is a whole oasis in my head. The creation process is so personal and fulfilling. -- River Phoenix
  • I'm Liam Gallagher and I'm in Oasis. The whole world is jealous of me. It should be. -- Liam Gallagher
  • Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking. -- Khalil Gibran
  • I'd love to collaborate and write a song with Will Gallagher from Oasis. I think he's a great songwriter. -- Taylor Momsen
  • Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy. -- Julia Ward Howe
  • In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge. -- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  • Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it. -- Rachel Field
  • I did not vote Labour because they've heard of Oasis and nobody is going to vote Tory because William Hague has got a baseball cap. -- Ben Elton
  • Rock 'n' roll is about music. Music. Music. Music. It's not about you, it's not about me, it's not about Oasis. It's about the tunes. -- Noel Gallagher
  • Oasis were the last great, traditional rock-n'-roll band. We came along before the Internet so, if you wanted to see us, you had to be there. It makes me feel like a righteous old man. -- Noel Gallagher
  • American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted. -- William J. Clinton
  • I certainly wasn't a fan of Thatcher's politics. People liked to label us as children of Thatcher. What nonsense. The real children of Thatcher came in the 1990s, and had no interest in politics. The Oasis, Britpop scene. -- Gary Kemp
  • People are interested in pro football because it provides them with an emotional oasis; they don't want football to get involved in the same types of court cases, racial problems and legislative issues they encounter in the rest of American life. -- Pete Rozelle
  • The thing about bands is everybody wants to be the next Oasis, and that doesn't mean slogging it out around the toilet [gigs], it means, "Give me the check, I need to go to the Levis shop and I need a 1960s Gibson." -- Noel Gallagher
  • Women have a natural tendency to want to nurture and take care of men. You always think that the guy is going to end up coming around and that you're going to be the one that saves him - like the Oasis song. -- Emma Watson
  • Mimesis has longevity on its side. But Oasis wrote two of the greatest pop songs of all time, each with lyrics that mean less and less the more you think about them. So I'm going to have to go with the Gallagher brothers. -- Matthew Zapruder
  • Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country? If you are the first, then you are a parasite; if the second, then you are an oasis in the desert. -- Khalil Gibran
  • I have very eclectic taste in music. I like everything from Nirvana, which is featured in the film, to world music, to orchestral and jazz. For me, the nineties were about Oasis, because I was travelling around Britain when that band exploded onto the music scene. -- Isla Fisher
  • I never wanted to be a model. My modelling career was nothing but a stepping stone to my acting career and that's all I ever saw it as. A pointless rock in the river that has to be stepped on in order to get to the meaningful oasis of acting. -- Halle Berry
  • On your journey to your dream, be ready to face oasis and deserts. In both cases, don't stop -- Paulo Coelho
  • We black men seem the sole oasis of simple faith and reverence in a dusty desert of dollars and smartness. -- W. E. B. Du Bois
  • Men's private self-worlds are rather like our geographical world's seasons, storm, and sun, deserts, oases, mountains and abysses, the endless-seeming plateaus, darkness and light, and always the sowing and the reaping. -- Faith Baldwin
  • Running is ultimately a personal experience. It is a revival of the spirit, a private oasis for the thirsty mind. Yet, its healing power only increases in the presence of others. Run together and the oasis grows cooler and more satisfying. -- Amby Burfoot
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  • Well, Frank, my thoughts are very similar. The vast loneliness up here at the moon is awe-inspiring, and it makes you realize what you have back there on earth. The earth from here is a grand oasis in the big vastness of space. -- Jim Lovell
  • Have a great love for Jesus in his divine Sacrament of Love; that is the divine oasis of the desert. It is the heavenly manna of the traveller. It is the Holy Ark. It is the life and Paradise of love on earth. -- Peter Julian Eymard
  • For a lot of kids, the Boys and Girls Club is really a sanctuary, an oasis of sanity and safety for them because their home life is so tragic. Some of these kids have only one parent, and that one is addicted to drugs. -- Judge Reinhold
  • Every year, thousands of Californians flee that populous paradise for tax-eased small government oasis of America's red states. -- Allen West
  • Colorado is an oasis, an otherworldly mountain place. I've played so many shows in Colorado that I think I'm the Colorado house band. -- Brandi Carlile
  • Remember all those references to Macedonia as the oasis of peace in the Balkans. You only really appreciate it when you have lost it. -- Boris Trajkovski
  • My stepfather introduced me to The London Library when I was about 18; the clientele has definitely changed since then, but it is still a wonderful oasis in the middle of London. -- Natascha McElhone
  • The tech and tech media world are meritocracies. To fall back to race as the reason why people don't break out in our wonderful oasis of openness is to do a massive injustice to what we've fought so hard to create. -- Jason Calacanis
  • The POM bottle is sublime, in a way. When you go into a supermarket, you hear that noise everywhere: 'Buy me! I'm going to save your life! I'm going to make you thin!' When you come to that POM bottle, it's like an oasis of calm. -- Lynda Resnick
  • An oasis of horror in a desert of boredom. -- Charles Baudelaire
  • Each one of us can be an oasis of peace. -- Desmond Tutu
  • Do not pass by the oasis without stopping to drink. -- Otto Gross
  • Phoenix, Arizona: an oasis of ugliness in the midst of a beautiful wasteland. -- Edward Abbey
  • The Earth from here is a grand oasis in the big vastness of space. -- Jim Lovell
  • A coach can be like oasis in the desert of a runner's lost enthusiasm. -- Ken Doherty
  • Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking. -- Khalil Gibran
  • Those few members who desert the cause are abandoning an oasis to search for water in the desert. -- Neal A. Maxwell
  • Well it's hotter 'n blazes and all the long faces / there'll be no oasis for a dry local grazier -- Tom Waits
  • Everything is calm, happier, and less stressed. As soon as you drive into the park, it's like you've entered an oasis. -- Jemma Kidd
  • You can't change the desert. You can only take the fastest course through it. Wishing it's an oasis won't make it so... -- Michelle Moran
  • I couldn't take my eyes off him. Like a desert wanderer afraid of mirages, I gazed at my oasis, but he was real. -- Laura Whitcomb
  • It's the oasis," said the camel driver. "Well, why don't we go there right now?" the boy asked. "Because we have to sleep. -- Paulo Coelho
  • I have always loved Waffle House. It's been like an oasis in the desert many times late at night after one of my concerts. -- Trace Adkins
  • The trip across Arizona is just one oasis after another. You can just throw anything out and it will grow there, I like Arizona. -- Will Rogers
  • The more bitter the desert experience, the sweeter the water of the oasis. The more I understand myself, the more effectively I can work with others. -- Zig Ziglar
  • ...now that everyone could vote from home, via the OASIS, the only people who could get elected were movie stars, reality TV personalities, or radical televangelists. -- Ernest Cline
  • We will fight in every valley, in every street, in every oasis, and every town. We won't surrender again; we are not women; we will keep fighting. -- Muammar al-Gaddafi
  • Public radio is the last oasis of free and independent music. For satellite radio channels, you have to subscribe; commercial stations are as corporate as basic cable. -- Nellie McKay
  • I tell the American people solemnly that the United States will never survive as a happy and fertile oasis of liberty surrounded by a cruel desert of dictatorship. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Many CastlesOn My Travels i have been A guest in Many castles Yet the Monument Which i Find Divine Is the oasis Where the heart And the silence Intertwine. -- silent lotus
  • The [Jewish] Sabbath was not intended to be simply a desert of prohibitions, but rather an oasis for moral restoration and seemly pleasure-one was to eat, drink, even be merry. -- Israel Shenker
  • I grew up in California, which was not - at least in the '50s and '60s - a cultural oasis by any means. Certainly not Orange County, anyway. -- Bob Gunton
  • We sit here on the oasis of human consciousness and the verbal plane trying to talk about something that we just have to go and see and do and feel. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • The universe is specifically tweaked to enable life on earth-a planet with scores of improbable and interdependent life-supporting conditions that make it a tiny oasis in a vast and hostile universe. -- Norman Geisler
  • Of asking nothing of the reader - but offering a still, quiet oasis in the cybersphere to go vertical with God. An island of stillness to know that He is God. -- Ann Voskamp
  • Life is full of moments that are good - winning a lottery, seeing a beautiful woman, a great dinner - but the whole thing is tragic. It's an oasis that is very pleasant. -- Woody Allen
  • Just off one of the most congested traffic corridors in Los Angeles, tiled with a mosaic of fast-food chains, nail salons, and dollar stores, lies a little green oasis: the Los Angeles Eco-Village (LAEV). -- Juliana Birnbaum Fox
  • The barn where I work, it's only 15 minutes or so from Harvard square, so It's very close to the center of Boston, but it happens to be a total oasis. It's completely quiet in there. -- Tod Machover
  • I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a desert state sweltering in the heat of injustice and oppression, will one day be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.