David Bowie Quotes


Best 37 Quotes by David Bowie – Page 1 of 2

“And I don't care what anybody says; I like doing it, and it's what I shall continue to do.”

“As you get older the questions come down to two or three. How long have I got and what am I gonna do with the time I've got left?”

“Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have.”

“Don't let me hear you say life takes you nowhere, angel.”

“Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.”

“Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I've seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in.”

“I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. I felt very puny as a human. I thought, 'F*ck that. I want to be a superhuman.”

“I can ask for cigarettes in every language.”

“I can see light at the end of the tunnel and it isn't a train.”

“I change my mind a lot. I usually don’t agree with what I say very much. I’m an awful liar. I’m not sure whether it is me changing my mind, or whether I lie a lot. ”

“I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring.”

“I hate dancing. God, it's stupid.”

“I rate Morrissey as one of the best lyricists in Britain. For me, he`s up there with Bryan Ferry.”

“I'm a born librarian with a sex drive.”

“I'm always amazed that people take what I say seriously. I don't even take what I am seriously.”

“I'm an instant star, just add water.”

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“I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I'm working for me.”

“I’m a person who can take on the guises of people I meet. I’m a collector, and I collect personalities and ideas.”

“If it works, it's out of date.”

“It's always time to question what has become standard and established.”

“It's only forever, not long at all.”

“Make the best of every moment. We’re not evolving. We’re not going anywhere.”

“Once you lose that sense of wonder at being alive, you're pretty much on the way out...”

“People are so f*cking dumb. Nobody reads anymore, nobody goes out and looks and explores the society and culture they were brought up in. People have attention spans of five seconds and as much depth as a glass of water.”

“Sometimes I don't feel as if I'm a person at all. I'm just a collection of other people's ideas.”

“Speak in extremes, it'll save you time.”

“The crime that offends me most is seeing a man humble himself in his capacity as a worker to somebody else, and having to have that accepted as a given situation.”

“The moment you know you know you know.”

“The only art I’ll ever study is stuff that I can steal from.”

“There's a terror in knowing what the world is about.”

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