Bob Dylan Quotes and sayings

Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author and visual artist. Often regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time. His lyrics during this period incorporated a range of political, social, philosophical, and literary influences, defying pop music conventions and appealing to the burgeoning counterculture. Here are some of the Bob Dylan Quotes.

“Life has its ups and downs, and time has to be your partner. Really, time is your soul mate.”

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

“People have a hard time accepting anything that overwhelms them.”

“There’s a lot of false prophets around and that’s the trouble. People say they think they know what’s right and other people get people to follow them because they have a certain type of charisma, and there’s always people willing to take over. People want a leader. And there will be more and more of them.”

“You have to work out where your place is. And who you are. But we’re all spirit. That’s all we are, we’re just walking dressed up in a suit of skin, and we’re going to leave that behind.”

“There is nothing so stable as change.”

“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.”

“Sometimes it’s not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don’t mean.”

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

Bob Dylan Quotes

“A lot of people say there is no happiness in this life and certainly there’s no permanent happiness. But self-sufficiency creates happiness.”

“Everything passes, Everything changes, Just do what you think you should do.”

“your problem is that wanna better word for world”

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

“I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.”

“Sometimes you get out from behind the wheel and let someone else step on the gas.”

“There are degrees of happiness. You go from one to the other and then back again. It’s hard to be completely happy when those around us are suffering and groaning from hunger.”

“People disagreeing everywhere you look makes you wanna stop and read a book.”

“The more you act the further you get away from the truth.”

“You don’t write a song to sit there on a page. You write it to sing it.”

“Strange how people who suffer together have stronger connections than those who are most content.”

Bob Dylan Quotes

“Inspiration is hard to come by. You have to take it where you find it.”

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

“I say there’re no depressed words just depressed minds.”

“But I would not feel so all alone, everybody must get stoned.”

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

“Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it’s like they didn’t fade away at all.”

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

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

“May your heart always be joyful. May your song always be sung.”

“One should never be where one does not belong.”

“Keep a good head and always carry a light bulb.”

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“He not busy being born is busy dying.”

“The picture you have in your mind of what you’re about will come true.”

“It’s hard to speculate what tomorrow may bring.”

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

“How many years can some people exist before they’re allowed to be free…”

“May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong, may you stay forever young.”

“Truth is an arrow and the gate is narrow that it passes through.”

“Loneliness Got a mind of its own The more people around The more you feel alone”

“Beyond here lies nothin’ But the mountains of the past”

“You’ve got to lose your passion for dumbness.”

Bob Dylan Quotes

“The truth is far from you, so you know you got to lie. Then you’re all the time defending what you can never justify.”

Bob Dylan

“Time is an ocean, but it ends at the shore.”

“People tell me it’s a sin, to know and feel too much within.”

“Nothing is better, nothing is best, take heed of this and get plenty of rest.”

“Stay free of petty jealousies, live by no man’s code, and hold your judgment for yourself, lest you wind up on this road.”

“Is your money that good, will it buy you forgiveness?”

“Too much of nothing, it just makes a fellow mean.”

“Life is sad, life is a bust, all you can do is do what you must.”

“Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that’s exactly the way we want it to be.”

“Behind every beautiful thing, there’s some kind of pain.”

“When you’ve got nothing, you’ve got nothing to loose.”

“The longer you live, the better you get.”

“People talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations.”

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