30 Best David Bowie Quotes:

1. “The minute you know you’re on safe ground, you’re dead.” — DAVID BOWIE


2. “Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have.” — DAVID BOWIE


3. “A lot of people that I know are bugged with the idea that they have got to have an audience, or they have got to be liked. I think the more that you fall into that trap it makes your own life harder to come to terms with, because an audience appreciation is only going to be periodic at the best of times.” — DAVID BOWIE


4. “It’s always time to question what has become standard and established.” — DAVID BOWIE


5. “I’m not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I’m living on.” — DAVID BOWIE


6. “I think fame itself is not a rewarding thing. The most you can say is that it gets you a seat in restaurants.” — DAVID BOWIE


7. “I suppose for me as an artist it wasn’t always just about expressing my work; I really wanted, more than anything else, to contribute in some way to the culture I was living in.” — DAVID BOWIE


8. “I think hip-hop is actually one of the most challenging things that’s happened in music in a long time.” — DAVID BOWIE


9. “As you get older the questions come down to two or three. How long have I got and what am I gonna do with the time I’ve got left?” — DAVID BOWIE


10. “I turned myself to face me, but I’ve never caught a glimpse of how the others must see the faker.” — DAVID BOWIE


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11. “If you feel safe in the area you’re working in, you’re not working in the right area. Always go a little further into the water than you feel you’re capable of being in. Go a little bit out of your depth. And when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.” — DAVID BOWIE


12. “Sometimes I don’t feel as if I’m a person at all. I’m just a collection of other people’s ideas.” — DAVID BOWIE


13. “I have someone who loves me for me. Seriously, it REALLY helps!” — DAVID BOWIE


14. “I’m in awe of the universe, but I don’t necessarily believe there’s an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals, though, even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance. The incense is powerful and provocative, whether Buddhist or Catholic.” — DAVID BOWIE


15. “People are so fucking dumb. Nobody reads anymore, nobody goes out and looks and explores the society and culture they were brought up in. People have attention spans of five seconds and as much depth as a glass of water.” — DAVID BOWIE


16. “People don’t get a chance to think, “Why am I a consumer?” Because the decisions come at them so fast and furiously, they’re not [even] given time to think, I am a consumer.” — DAVID BOWIE


17. “The truth is, of course, that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.” — DAVID BOWIE


18. “Never bored, so I’ll never get old.” — DAVID BOWIE


19. “I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. I felt very puny as a human. I thought, ‘Fuck that. I want to be a superhuman.” — DAVID BOWIE


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20. “Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.” — DAVID BOWIE


21. “Make the best of every moment. We’re not evolving. We’re not going anywhere.” — DAVID BOWIE


22. “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


23. “Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.” — DAVID BOWIE


24. “Trust nothing but your own experience.” — DAVID BOWIE


25. “Once you lose that sense of wonder at being alive, you’re pretty much on the way out…” — DAVID BOWIE


26. “You can neither win nor lose if you don’t run the race.” — DAVID BOWIE


27. “Everything we look at and choose is some way of expressing how we want to be perceived.” — DAVID BOWIE


28. “I suspect that dreams are an integral part of existence, with far more use for us than we’ve made of them…The fine line between the dream state and reality is at times, for me, quite grey.” — DAVID BOWIE


29. “You can’t stand still on one point for your entire life.” — DAVID BOWIE


30. “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” — DAVID BOWIE


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