"Folk music is a bunch of fat people."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Bob Dylan on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Bob Dylan on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Bob Dylan on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Bob Dylan on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Bob Dylan on Ray Charles
"I paint mostly from real life. It has to start with that. Real people, real street scenes, behind the curtain scenes, live models, paintings, photographs, staged setups, architecture, grids, graphic design. Whatever it takes to make it work."
"I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be."
"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 theres some kind of change."
"There is nothing so stable as change."
"I change during the course of a day. I wake and I'm one person, and when I go to sleep I know for certain I'm somebody else."