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Bob Dylan Quotes

Bob Dylan Quotes from interviews, lyrics and writings.

Great quotes from this legendary poet and singer. Famous quotes and obscure ones by Bob in rock history.

Bob Dylan Quotes….

“May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true. May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you. May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong. May you stay forever young.”
Bob Dylan

I don’t think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking there’s some kind of change.
Bob Dylan

     “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.”
Bob Dylan

I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I’ll die like a poet.
Bob Dylan

There are many here among us who feel that life is but a joke.
But you and I, we’ve been through that, and this is not our fate,
All along the watchtower Lyrics
Bob Dylan

I’m just glad to be feeling better. I really thought I’d be seeing Elvis soon.
Bob Dylan

People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Bob Dylan

Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be.

Bob Dylan

“You can’t be wise and in love at the same time.”
Bob Dylan

What’s good is bad, what’s bad is good, you’ll find out when you’ve reached the top, you’re on the bottom.
Idiot Wind
Bob Dylan

“When you feel in your gut what you are and then dynamically pursue it, don’t back down and don’t give up. Then you’re going to mystify a lot of folks.”
Bob Dylan

Interviewer: Do you think of yourself primarily as a singer or as a poet?
Bob Dylan: I think of myself more as a song and dance man
Bob Dylan

“No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.”
Bob Dylan

I ain’t lookin’ to compete with you,
Beat or cheat or mistreat you,
Simplify you, classify you,
Deny, defy or crucify you.
All I really want to do
Is, baby, be friends with you
All I really want to do Lyrics
Bob Dylan

“Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.”
Bob Dylan

I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.
Bob Dylan

“I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours”
Bob Dylan

People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around ; the music and the ideas.
Bob Dylan

“He who’s not busy being born is busy dying”
Bob Dylan

You will search, babe,
At any cost.
But how long, babe,
Can you search for what’s not lost?
I’ll keep it with mine lyrics
Bob Dylan

“All I can do is be me, whoever that is.”
Bob Dylan

I’m speaking for all of us. I’m the spokesman for a generation.
Bob Dylan

“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.”
Bob Dylan

“People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.”
Bob Dylan

I’ve never written a political song. Songs can’t save the world. I’ve gone through all that.
Bob Dylan

“Yesterday’s just a memory, tomorrow is never what it’s supposed to be.”
Bob Dylan

“Ah – but I was so much older then; I’m younger than that now”
Bob Dylan

If I wasn’t Bob Dylan, I’d probably think that Bob Dylan has a lot of answers myself.
Bob Dylan

“Chaos is a friend of mine.”
Bob Dylan

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?
Blowin In the Wind Lyrics
Bob Dylan

What good are fans? You can’t eat applause for breakfast. You can’t sleep with it.
Bob Dylan

“There is nothing so stable as change.”
Bob Dylan

A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Bob Dylan

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows”
Bob Dylan Quotes

“All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.”
Bob Dylan

“All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.”
Bob Dylan

“Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot.”
Bob Dylan

“I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.”
Bob Dylan 

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“Money doesn’t talk, it swears.”
Bob Dylan Quotes

“Blame it on a simple twist of fate.”
Bob Dylan

But even the President of the United States sometimes must have to stand naked.
Bob Dylan

“To live outside the law, you must be honest.”
Bob Dylan

The highway is for gamblers, better use your sense.
Take what you have gathered from coincidence.
Its All Over Now Baby Blue
Bob Dylan

A lot of people can’t stand touring but to me it’s like breathing. I do it because I’m driven to do it.
Bob Dylan

“I accept chaos, I’m not sure whether it accepts me.”
Bob Dylan

“When you cease to exist, then who will you blame?”
Bob Dylan

How does it feel
How does it feel
To be on your own
With no direction home
Like a complete unknown
Like a rolling stone?
Rolling Stone Lyrics
Bob Dylan Quotes

A song is anything that can walk by itself.
Bob Dylan

“I think a poet is anybody who wouldn’t call himself a poet.”
Bob Dylan Quotes

“You’ve got a lot of nerve, To say you are my friend, When I was down, you just stood there grinning”
Bob Dylan

“The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind, The answer is blowin’ in the wind”
Bob Dylan

“Don’t matter how much money you got, there’s only two kinds of people: there’s saved people and there’s lost people.”
Bob Dylan

“He not busy being born is busy dying.”
Bob Dylan Quotes

“What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.”
Bob Dylan

A poem is a naked person… Some people say that I am a poet.
Bob Dylan

“Well, the future for me is already a thing of the past.”
Bob Dylan

“Don’t follow leaders, watch your parkin’ meters.”
Bob Dylan Quotes

“It rubs me the wrong way, a camera… It’s a frightening thing…Cameras make ghosts out of people.”
Bob Dylan

“There’s beauty in the silver singing river, There’s beauty in the sunrise in the sky, But none of these and nothing else can match the beauty, That I remember in my true love’s eyes”
Bob Dylan

But it ain’t him to blame
He’s only a pawn in their game.
Bob Dylan

“And the country I die for, has God on its side”
Bob Dylan Quotes

“Colleges are like old-age homes, except for the fact that more people diein colleges.”
Bob Dylan

At times in my life the only place I have been happy is when I am on stage.
Bob Dylan

Being on tour is like being in limbo. It’s like going from nowhere to nowhere.
Bob Dylan

I say there’re no depressed words just depressed minds.
Bob Dylan

Talking about George Harrison “He was a giant, a great, great soul, with all of the humanity, all of the wit and humor, all the wisdom, the spirituality, the common sense of a man and compassion for people.
He inspired love and had the strength of a hundred men. He was like the sun, the flowers and the moon and we will miss him enormously. The world is a profoundly emptier place without him.”
Bob Dylan

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Bob Dylan Quotes

We Hope you enjoyed these Bob Dylan Quotes from interviews, lyrics and writings – there are so many great quotes from this legendary poet and singer!

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