People have a hard time accepting anything that overwhelms them.
In the dime stores and bus stationsâ€¨ People talk of situationsâ€¨ Read books, repeat quotationsâ€¨ Draw conclusions on the wallâ€¨ Some speak of the futureâ€¨ My love she speaks softlyâ€¨ She knows thereâ€™s no success like failureâ€¨ And that failureâ€™s no success at all -Bob Dylan, â€œLove Minu
There's enough songs for people to listen to, if they want to listen to songs. For every man, woman and child on earth, they could be sent, probaby, each of them, a hundred records, and never be repeated. There's enough songs. Unless someone's gonna come along with a pure heart and has something to
I can't stand to see myself on television.
You can't do something forever.
People have different emotional levels. Especially when you're young.
The warrior who's strength is not to fight.
I took her by the hand and my heart it was thumpin'. When she said, hey man, you crazy or somethin'?
They kill people here who stand up for their rights The system's just too damned corrupt It's always the same, the name of the game Is who do you know higher up
She knows there's no success like failure, and that failure's no success at all.
The first thing you notice about New Orleans are the burying grounds - the cemeteries - and they're a cold proposition, one of the best things there are here. Going by, you try to be as quiet as possible, better to let them sleep. Greek, Roman, sepulchres- palatial mausoleums made to order, phantome
How many times must a man look up Before he can see the sky? Yes, 'n' how many ears must one man have Before he can hear people cry? Yes, 'n' how many deaths will it take till he knows That too many people have died? The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind, The answer is blowin' in the wind.
You're gonna have to serve somebody.
Rod's a great singer. He's got a great voice, but there's no point to put a 30-piece orchestra behind him. I'm not going to knock anybody's right to make a living but you can always tell if somebody's heart and soul is into something, and I didn't think Rod was into it in that way.
People disagreeing everywhere you look makes you wanna stop and read a book.
The corporations have taken over. Even in the recording studio. Actually, the corporate companies have taken over American life most everywhere. Go coast to coast and you will see people wearing the same clothes, thinking the same thoughts, eating the same food. Everything is processed.
This land is your land and this land is my land, sure, but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.
You want to know about creativity? Just go out and buy that book Imagine by Jonah Lehrer. It's only $29.00 in hardcover.
Feel like a broke-down engine, ain't got no drivin' wheel. You all been down and lonesome, you know just how a poor man feels.
A lot of people say there is no happiness in this life and certainly there's no permanent happiness. But self-sufficiency creates happiness.
I march in the parade of liberty But as long as I love you Iâ€™m not free How long must I suffer such abuse Wonâ€™t you let me see you smile one time before I turn you loose?
A lot of people from the press want to talk to me, but they never do.
Thinking of a series of dreams Where the time and the tempo fly And there's no exit in any direction 'Cept the one that you can't see with your eyes
When I was growing up - say in the fifties - the thirties to me didn't even exist. I couldn't even imagine them in any kind of way, so I don't expect anyone growing up now is gonna even understand what the sixties were all about, anymore than I could the thirties or twenties.
People think that singing and playing is easy. It's not. It's easy to strum along, but if you actually want to really play, where it's important, that's a hard thing and not too many people are good at it.
The land created me. I'm wild and lonesome. Even as I travel the cities, I'm more at home in the vacant lots.
Shedding off one more layer of skin, Keeping one step ahead of the persecutor within.
Folk music is a bunch of fat people. Bob Dyla
I feel like falling in love with the first woman I meet, putting her in a wheel-barrow and wheeling her down the street.
Frank [Sinatra] sang to you, not at you, like so many pop singers today. Even singers of standards. I never wanted to be a singer that sings at somebody. I've always wanted to sing to somebody. I would have gotten that subliminally from Frank many years ago. Hank Williams did that, too. He sang to y