David Bowie Quotes.
I don’t like to read things that people write about me. I’d rather read what kids have to say about me because it’s not their profession to do that.
I never thought I would be such a family-oriented guy; I didn’t think that was part of my makeup. But somebody said that as you get older, you become the person you always should have been, and I feel that’s happening to me.
But I’ve got to think of myself as the luckiest guy. Robert Johnson only had one album’s worth of work as his legacy. That’s all that life allowed him.
To not be modest about it, you’ll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I’ve worked with have done their best work by far with me.
I don’t crave applause. I’m not one of those guys who comes alive on stage. I’m much more alive at home, I think.
GYBE are among my, erm, two favourite Montreal bands, Arcade Fire being the other.
The truest form of any form of revolutionary Left, whatever you want to call it, was Jack Kerouac, E.E. Cummings, & Ginsberg’s period. Excuse me, but that’s where it was at.
Age doesn’t bother me. So many of my heroes were older guys. It’s the lack of years left that weighs far heavier on me than the age that I am.
DonвЂ™t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.
I think, generally, I just cannot really envision life without writing and producing records and singing.
Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have.
I think much has been made of this alter ego business. I mean, I actually stopped creating characters in 1975 – for albums, anyway.
The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.
Dance music is no longer a simple Donna Summer beat. It’s become a whole language that I find fascinating and exciting. Eventually, it will lose the dance tag and join the fore of rock.