Quotes from Bob Dylan


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A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.


What good are fans? You can't eat applause for breakfast. You can't sleep with it.


I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.


You hear a lot about God these days: God, the beneficent; God, the all-great; God, the Almighty; God, the most powerful; God, the giver of life; God, the creator of death. I mean, we're hearing about God all the time, so we better learn how to deal with it. But if we know anything about God, God is arbitrary.


To live outside the law, you must be honest.


You call yourself what you want to call yourself.


Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.


I have dined with kings, I've been offered wings. And I've never been too impressed.


All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.


Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.


I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged.


You learn from a conglomeration of the incredible past - whatever experience gotten in any way whatsoever.


The land created me. I'm wild and lonesome. Even as I travel the cities, I'm more at home in the vacant lots.


I'll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours.


I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.


This land is your land and this land is my land, sure, but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.


I'm sick of giving creeps money off my soul.


I'm not a playwright.


Democracy don't rule the world, You'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that's better left unsaid.


In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.