21 David Bowie Quotes and Sayings

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Discover the most inspiring quotes of David Bowie on love, life, music, songs and death. He was an leading figure in music industry. His real name was David Robert Jones and most influential musicians of the 20th century. You can share david bowie quotes on social media as well.

1. As an adolescent, I was painfully shy, withdrawn. I didn’t really have the nerve to sing my songs on stage, and nobody else was doing them. I decided to do them in disguise so that I didn’t have to actually go through the humiliation of going on stage and being myself.

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2. I find only freedom in the realms of eccentricity.

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

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4. I feel confident imposing change on myself. It’s a lot more fun progressing than looking back. That’s why I need to throw curve balls.

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5. What I have is a malevolent curiosity. That’s what drives my need to write and what probably leads me to look at things a little askew. I do tend to take a different perspective from most people.

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6. You would think that a rock star being married to a supermodel would be one of the greatest things in the world. It is.

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7. 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.

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8. Fame itself… doesn’t really afford you anything more than a good seat in a restaurant.

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9. I change my mind a lot. I usually don’t agree with what I say very much. I’m an awful liar.

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10. What I like to do is try to make a difference with the work I do.

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11. 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.

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12. I don’t have a problem with ageing – in fact, I embrace that aspect of it. And am able to and obviously am going to be able to quite easily… it doesn’t faze me at all.

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13. I don’t see any boundaries between any of the art forms. I think they all inter-relate completely.

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14. For me, the world that I inhabit in reality is probably a very different world than the one people expect that I would be in.

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15. That’s the shock: All cliches are true. The years really do speed by. Life really is as short as they tell you it is. And there really is a God – so do I buy that one? If all the other cliches are true… Hell, don’t pose me that one.

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16. I’m not one of those guys that has a great worldview. I kind of deal with terror and fear and isolation and abandonment.

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17. The Internet carries the flag of being subversive and possibly rebellious and chaotic, nihilistic.

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18. Songs don’t have to be about going out on Saturday night and having a good rink-up and driving home and crashing cars. A lot of what I’ve done is about alienation… about where you fit in society.

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19. I’m an instant star. Just add water and stir.

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20. I’ve never responded well to entrenched negative thinking.

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21. It is amazing how a new child can refocus one’s direction seconds after its birth.

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