"Politics is the entertainment branch of industry."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Frank Zappa on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Frank Zappa on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Frank Zappa on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Frank Zappa on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Frank Zappa on Joseph Stalin
"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."