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Sometimes you stumble across a few chords that put
by David Bowie

Sometimes you stumble across a few chords that put
you in a reflective place.
- David Bowie

When you think about it, Adolf Hitler was the first pop star.
- David Bowie

I believe that I often bring out the best in somebody's talents.
- David Bowie

Strangely, some songs you really don't want to write.
- David Bowie

 

I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely
and just work within the visual arts in some way.
I started painting quite passionately at that time.
- David Bowie

I went through all the musicians in my life who I admire as bright,
intelligent, virtuosic players.
- David Bowie

Pixies and Sonic Youth were so important to the eighties.
- David Bowie

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It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people
will analyze a situation or make a judgement after
only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece.
- David Bowie

I had to resign myself, many years ago,
that I'm not too articulate when it comes to explaining how I feel about things.
But my music does it for me, it really does.
- David Bowie

The truth is of course is that there is no journey.
We are arriving and departing all at the same time.
- David Bowie

I think it all comes back to being very selfish as an artist.
I mean, I really do just write and record what interests
me and I do approach the stage shows in much the same way.
- David Bowie

On the other hand, what I like my music to do to me
is awaken the ghosts inside of me.
Not the demons, you understand, but the ghosts.
- David Bowie

When I heard Little Richard, I mean,
it just set my world on fire.
- David Bowie

I'm an instant star.
Just add water and stir.
- David Bowie

I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.
- David Bowie

I've never responded well to entrenched negative thinking.
- David Bowie

I'm always amazed that peole take what I say seriously.
I don't even take what I am seriously.
- David Bowie

I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man,
just a mortal with potential of a superman.
I'm living on.
- David Bowie

I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need
to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way.
I'm working for me.
- David Bowie

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.
- David Bowie

I don't know where I'm going from here,
but I promise it won't be boring.
- David Bowie

I think Mick Jagger would be astounded and amazed if
he realized that to many people he is not a sex symbol,
but a mother image.
- David Bowie

I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music.
- David Bowie

There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say.
The words just jolly it along.
It's always been my way of expressing what for me is
inexpressible by any other means.
- David Bowie

Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I've
seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot
more interesting than the input that I put in.
- David Bowie

Nearly all the synth work on Heathen is mine and some of the piano.
- David Bowie

But I've got to think of myself as the luckiest guy.
Robert Johnson only had one album's worth of work as his legacy.
That's all that life allowed him.
- David Bowie

But I'm pretty good with collaborative thinking.
I work well with other people.
- David Bowie

I never could get over the fact that The Pixies formed,
worked and separated without America taking them to
its heart or even recognizing their existence for the most part.
- David Bowie

Tony Visconti and I had been wanting to work together
again for a few years now.
Both of us had fairly large commitments and for a long
time we couldn't see a space in which we could get anything together.
- David Bowie

However, there's no theme or concept behind Heathen,
just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread
that runs through it that is quite as strong as any
of my thematic type albums.
- David Bowie

Heathenism is a state of mind.
You can take it that I'm referring to one who does not see his world.
He has no mental light.
He destroys almost unwittingly.
He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life.
He is the 21st century man.
- David Bowie

And I saw the sax line-up that he had behind him and I thought,
I'm going to learn the saxophone.
When I grow up, I'm going to play in his band.
So I sort of persuaded my dad to get me a kind of a
plastic saxophone on the hire purchase plan.
- David Bowie

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

You cannot be totally committed sometimes.
- A Course In Miracles

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Sometimes our light goes out but
is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light.
- Albert Schweitzer

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Life is like an onion:
you peel it off one layer at a time,
and sometimes you weep.
- Carl Sandburg

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

For everything I observe or experience,
I create a story - not sometimes, but always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Life is a series of experiences,
each one of which makes us bigger,
even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous


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