"I'm very at ease, and I like it. I never thought I would be such a family-oriented guy I didn't think that was part of my makeup. But somebody said that as you get older you become the person you always should have been, and I feel that's happening to me. I'm rather surprised at who I am, because I'm actually like my dad!"
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."David Bowie on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."David Bowie on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."David Bowie on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."David Bowie on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."David Bowie on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I'm well past the age where I'm acceptable. You get to a certain age and you are forbidden access. You're not going to get the kind of coverage that you would like in music magazines, you're not going to get played on radio and you're not going to get played on television. I have to survive on word of mouth."
"I realized the other day that I've lived in New York longer than I've lived anywhere else. It's amazing: I am a New Yorker. It's strange I never thought I would be."
"I believe that I often bring out the best in somebody's talents."
"I rate Morrissey as one of the best lyricists in Britain. For me, he's up there with Bryan Ferry."
"To not be modest about it, you'll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I've worked with have done their best work by far with me."