"Music is always a commentary on society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Frank Zappa on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Frank Zappa on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Frank Zappa on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Frank Zappa on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Frank Zappa on Mahatma Gandhi
"Art is making something out of nothing and selling it."
"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."