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Best 38 Quotes by Lou Reed – Page 2 of 2

Pass Thru Fire Quotes

“Please don't set me free
Death means a lot me”

Pass Thru Fire

“The myriad choices of his fate
Set themselves out upon a plate
For him to choose
What had he to lose”

Pass Thru Fire

“Things always seem to end before they start.”

Pass Thru Fire

Perfect Day Quotes

“Just a perfect day, you made me forget myself
I thought I was someone else, someone good.”

Perfect Day

“You're going to reap just what you sow.”

Perfect Day

Songs for Drella Quotes

“There is only one good thing about a small town
You know that you want to get out”

Songs for Drella

The Raven Quotes

“The only thing constantly changing is change
The living only become dead
Your hair falling out
Your liver swelled up
Your teeth rot your gums and your chin
Your ass starts to sag
Your balls shrivel up
Your c*ck swallowed up in its sack
The only thing constantly changing is change
And it's always change on your back.”

The Raven

Waiting for the Man Quotes

“I'm waiting' for my man,
Got twenty-six dollars in my hand.
He's never early, he's always late,
First thing you learn is that you always gotta' wait'”

Waiting for the Man

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“The act of making music, clothes, art, or even food has a very different, and possibly more beneficial effect on us than simply consuming those things. And yet for a very long time, the attitude of the state toward teaching and funding the arts has been in direct opposition to fostering creativity among the general population. It can often seem that those in power don’t want us to enjoy making things for ourselves — they’d prefer to establish a cultural hierarchy that devalues our amateur efforts and encourages consumption rather than creation. This might sound like I believe there is some vast conspiracy at work, which I don’t, but the situation we find ourselves in is effectively the same as if there were one. The way we are taught about music, and the way it’s socially and economically positioned, affect whether it’s integrated (or not) into our lives, and even what kind of music might come into existence in the future. Capitalism tends toward the creation of passive consumers, and in many ways this tendency is counterproductive.”


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