"Art is making something out of nothing and selling it."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Frank Zappa on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Frank Zappa on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Frank Zappa on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Frank Zappa on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Frank Zappa on Oscar Wilde
"One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds."
"No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to."
"The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows."
"If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library."
"All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff."