Top 10 Quotes by Mark Mothersbaugh

Mark Mothersbaugh

Choose your mutations carefully.

Mark Mothersbaugh
We've turned down multi million dollar films, simply because we liked the film better. We have the luxury to do so - we have projects that make the money, and others that we do for love.
Mark Mothersbaugh

To Kill a Mockingbird' represents Hollywood at its very finest, when a popular film could truly contain a message. It has one of the most moving scores of all time.

Mark Mothersbaugh
The stories I write are often literal to events that have happened or observations that I've made, and sometimes they're fantastical.
Mark Mothersbaugh

With MTV in the '80s, you made your album but then you needed to use any money you made to create a video - instead of being able to use that money to pay for you and your band to live on while you wrote new songs. So MTV upped the ante of looking for one hit. Conceptual bands who didn't have a hit were going to lose.

Mark Mothersbaugh
I've worked with a lot of directors, some of them you wouldn't really attach the word 'artist' to their name.
Mark Mothersbaugh

Rebellion is obsolete - change things from the inside working out.

Mark Mothersbaugh
When I was a kid, the book that I liked the most was 'Aesop's Fables.' There was a version of it that my father read stories to us kids out of. I liked the idea of the short story format.
Mark Mothersbaugh

To me I think artists in general make a statement - and for the rest of their lives - every album, every book - are variations on a theme.

Mark Mothersbaugh
Personally Im very happy to be behind the scenes. I like collaboration, I like working with directors.