Bob Dylan Quotes
I've never written a political song. Songs can't save the world. I've gone through all that.
People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around—the music and the ideas.
(Feb. 13, 1992)
Sometimes you say things in songs even if there's a small chance of them being true. And sometimes you say things that have nothing to do with the truth of what you want to say and sometimes you say things that everyone knows to be true. Then again, at the same time, you're thinking that the only truth on earth is that there is no truth on it. Whatever you are saying, you're saying in a ricky-tick way. There's never time to reflect. You stitched and pressed and packed and drove, is what you did.
If I wasn't Bob Dylan, I'd probably think that Bob Dylan has a lot of answers myself.
What good are fans? You can't eat applause for breakfast. You can't sleep with it.
There's no black and white, left and right to me anymore; there's only up and down and down is very close to the ground. And I'm trying to go up without thinking about anything trivial such as politics. They has got nothing to do with it. I'm thinking about the general people and when they get hurt.
Address to the Emergency Civil Liberties Committee (13 December 1963)
I'd go home knowing that I was on the threshold of something - maybe not as pure as Heaven's rain, but something anyway, and that whatever I was on the threshold of was going to deepen as the years went on
Chronicles Vol. 1
mentally preparing/planning for tour after finishing Tom Petty tour
Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman (1941-05-24) in Duluth, Minnesota, is an American folk and rock singer-songwriter.
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