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You should always take the best from the past, leave the worst back there and go forward into the future. Bob Dylan
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I never wanted to be a prophet or a saviour. Elvis maybe Bob Dylan
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Every writer at the New Yorker is smarter than me. Bob Dylan
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Just a reminder, if you tell anyone about what happened with Jonah last night, I'll destroy all of my writing and never play music again. Bob Dylan
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Happiness is not on my list of priorities. I just deal with day-to-day things. If I'm happy, I'm happy - and if I'm not, I don't know the difference. Knowing that you are the person you were put on this earth to be - that's much more important than just being happy. Bob Dylan
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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. Bob Dylan
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Some of the old folk singers used to phrase things in an interesting way, and then, I got my style from seeing a lot of outdoor-type poets, who would recite their poetry. When you don't have a guitar, you recite things differently, and there used to be quite a few poets in the jazz clubs, who would recite with a different type of attitude. Bob Dylan
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I think of rock 'n' roll as a combination of country blues and swing band music, not Chicago blues, and modern pop. Bob Dylan
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We don't see the people that vice destroys. We just see the glamour of it - everywhere we look, from billboard signs to movies, to newspapers, to magazines. We see the destruction of human life. Bob Dylan
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Inside the museum infinity goes up on trial. Voices echo, 'This is what salvation must be like after a while.' But Mona Lisa must have had the highway blues; you can tell by the way she smiles. Bob Dylan
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The real power is in the hands of small groups of people and I don't think they have titles. Bob Dylan
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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. Bob Dylan
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Being singer is different than being an actor, where you call up sources from your own experience that you can apply to whatever Shakespeare drama you're in. But an actor is pretending to be somebody, a singer isn't. And that's the difference. Singers today have to sing songs where there's very little emotion involved. That and the fact that they have to sing hit records from years gone by doesn't leave a lot of room for any kind of intelligent creativity. Bob Dylan
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Technology is mechanical and contrary to the emotions that inform a person's life. The country music field has especially been hit hard by this. All my songs have been written by people who went out of fashion years ago. Just like da Vinci and Renoir and van Gogh. Nobody paints like that anymore. But it can't be wrong to try. Bob Dylan
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Romance never does go out of fashion. It's radical. But it's out of step with the current media culture. Bob Dylan
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A lot of people say there is no happiness in this life, and certainly there's no permanent happiness. But self-sufficiency creates happiness. Happiness is a state of bliss. Just because you're satisfied one moment - saying yes, it's a good meal, makes me happy - well, that's not going to necessarily be true the next hour. Life has its ups and downs, and time has to be your partner. Time is your soul mate. Children are happy. But they haven't really experienced ups and downs yet. I'm not exactly sure what happiness even means. I don't know if I personally could define it. Bob Dylan
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I'm not a folk-singer. I just sing a certain place. Bob Dylan
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In writing songs I've learned as much from Cezanne as I have from Woody Guthrie. Bob Dylan
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Despite everybody who has been born and has died, the world has just gone on. I mean, look at Napoleon -but we went right on. Look at Harpo Marx - the world went around, it didn't stop for a second. It's sad but true. John Kennedy, right? Bob Dylan
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Why wait any longer for the one you love When he's standing in front of you Bob Dylan
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In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile and the rest of us are f-ed until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. We owe that to ourselves and our crippled self-image as something better than a nation of panicked sheep. Bob Dylan
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Music can save people, but it can't in the commercial way it's being used. It's just too much. It's pollution. Bob Dylan
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Good and bad, I define these terms, quite clear, no doubt, somehow. Bob Dylan
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... When it came time to hire a guitar player ... I didn't even have to think about it ... Mike Bloomfield was the best guitar player I'd ever heard... Bob Dylan
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How many years can some people exist before they're allowed to be free... Bob Dylan
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The Harmonica is the world's best-selling musical instrument. You're welcome. Bob Dylan
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Some things are too terrible to be true. Bob Dylan
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Dealing with my own life takes priority over other people dealing with my life. Bob Dylan
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I don't usually purge myself by writing anything about any type of quote, so-called, relationships. Bob Dylan
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I never read Freud. I've never been attracted to anything he has said, and I think he's started a lot of nonsense with psychiatry and that business. I don't think psychiatry can help or has helped anybody. I think it's a big fraud (pun not intended) on the public. Bob Dylan
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Yes, and how many years can a mountain exist before it is washed to the sea? Bob Dylan
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How many times must a man look up before he can see the sky? Bob Dylan
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You ain't worth the blood that runs in your veins. Bob Dylan
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I saw a newborn baby with wild wolves all around it. Bob Dylan
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I met a white man who walked a black dog. Bob Dylan
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With all memory and fate driven deep beneath the waves, let me forget about today until tomorrow. Bob Dylan
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Yonder stands your orphan with his gun, crying like a fire in the sun. Bob Dylan
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The geometry of innocence flesh on the bone Causes Galileo's math book to get thrown At Delilah who sits worthlessly alone But the tears on her cheeks are from laughter Bob Dylan
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And if I don't make it, you know my baby will. Bob Dylan
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Up on Housing Project Hill, it's either fortune or fame. You must pick one or the other, though neither of them are to be what they claim. Bob Dylan
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Now at midnight all the agents, and the superhuman crew, come out and round up everyone, that knows more then they do. Bob Dylan
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Somebody got lucky, but it was an accident. Bob Dylan
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The one was Texas medicine. the other was just railroad gin. And, like a fool, I mixed them and it strangled up my mind and now people just get uglier and I have no sense of time. Bob Dylan
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He's sure got a lotta gall to be so useless and all Bob Dylan
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Name me someone that's not a parasite and I'll go out and say a prayer for him. Bob Dylan
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Visions of your chestnut mare shoot through my head and are makin' me see stars. Bob Dylan
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You tamed the lion in my cage but it just wasn't enough to change my heart Bob Dylan
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Time is a jetplane - it moves too fast. Oh but what a shame that all we've shared can't last... Bob Dylan
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If your memory serves you well, I was gonna confiscate your lace and wrap it up in a sailor's knot and hide it in your case. And if I knew for sure that it was yours, it was oh so hard to tell, and you know that we shall meet again, if your memory serves you well. Bob Dylan
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Wheels on fire, rolling down the road, best notify my next of kin, this wheel shall explode! Bob Dylan
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I am hanging in the balance of the reality of man. Like every sparrow falling, like every grain of sand. Bob Dylan
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Some one else is speaking with my mouth, but I'm listening only to my heart. Bob Dylan
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Somebody's got to cry some tears, I guess it must be up to me. Bob Dylan
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People don't do what they believe in, they just do what's most convenient, then they repent. Bob Dylan
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Tweeter and the Monkey Man were hard up for cash They stayed up all night selling cocaine and hash To an undercover cop who had a sister named Jan Who for reasons unexplained she loved the Monkey Man Bob Dylan
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Jan had told him many times it was you to me who taught: in Jersey anything's legal as long as you don't get caught Bob Dylan
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I know it looks like I'm moving, but I'm standing still Every nerve in my body is so vacant and numb I can't even remember what it was I came here to get away from Bob Dylan
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Politician's got on his jogging shoes, he must be running for office, got no time to lose Bob Dylan
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Gonna get me an army, some tough sons o' bitches I recruit my army from the orphanages. Bob Dylan
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I'm listening to Billy Joe Shaver And I'm reading James Joyce Some people they tell me I've got the blood of the land in my voice Bob Dylan
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The song was there before me, before I came along. I just sorta came down and just sorta took it down with a pencil, but it was there before I came around. Bob Dylan
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Down the street the dogs are barking And the day is getting dark. As the night comes in a-falling, The dogs'll lose their bark And the silent night will shatter From the sounds inside my mind, For I'm one to many mornings And a thousand miles behind. From the crossroads of my doorstep, My eyes they start to fade, As I turn my head back to the room Where my love and I have laid.... Bob Dylan
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May you have a strong foundation when the winds of change shift...and may you be forever young. Bob Dylan
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...how many times must the cannon balls fly Before they're forever banned? Bob Dylan
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She knows there's no success like failure, and that failure's no success at all. Bob Dylan
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Something is happening here But you don't know what it is Do you, Mister Jones? Bob Dylan
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Back seat drivers don't know the feel of the wheel but they sho' know how to make a fuss" Bob Dylan/Bonnie Raitt, "Let's Keep It Between Us," 1982 Bob Dylan
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Walkin' through the leaves fallin' from the trees, Feelin' like a stranger nobody sees... Bob Dylan
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The government's not going to create jobs. It doesn't have to. People have to create jobs... Bob Dylan
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Black is the Color and none is the number Bob Dylan
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