A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.— Bob Dylan
The most almighty Bob Dylan quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
Sometimes you just have to bite your upper lip and put sunglasses on.
May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true.
May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you. May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong. May you stay forever young.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Be grateful for the things you don't have that you don't want.
What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Your heart is like the ocean, mysterious and dark.
With your silhouette when the sunlight dims Into your eyes where the moonlight swims, And your match-book songs and your gypsy hymns, Who among them would try to impress you? -Bob Dylan, "Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands” (1966)
Behind every beautiful thing, theres been some kind of pain.
You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's been some kind of pain.
Let me drink from the waters where the mountain streams flood Let the smell of wildflowers flow free through my blood Let me sleep in your meadows with the green grassy leaves Let me walk down the highway with my brother in peace Let me die in my footsteps Before I go down under the ground.
I can be jubilant one moment and pensive the next, and a cloud could go by and make that happen.
Jesus, that ear. He should donate it to The Smithsonian. Brian Wilson, he made all his records with four tracks, but you couldn't make his records if you had a hundred tracks today.
Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.
How many times can a man turn his head, and pretend that he just doesn't see?
I'll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours.
You need something to open up a new door, to show you something you seen before but overlooked a hundred times or more
All I can do is be me, whoever that is.
How many roads must a man walk down.. Before you can call him a Man.
Creativity has much to do with experience, observation and imagination, and if any one of those key elements is missing, it doesn't work.
You don't necessarily have to write to be a poet.
Some people work in gas stations and they're poets. I don't call myself a poet, because I don't like the word. I'm a trapeze artist.
You can't be wise and fall in love to same time.
You I am sure will forgive me for sincerely remarking that you might curb your magnanimity and be more of an artist, and 'load every rift' of your subject with ore.
People talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations.
Lord knows I've paid my dues getting through, tangled up in blue.
There's beauty in the silver singing river There's beauty in the sunrise in the sky But none of these and nothing else can match the beauty That I remember in my true love's eyes
I felt like I might as well have been living in another part of the solar system.
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
They say that patriotism is the last refuge to which a scoundrel clings steal a little and they throw you in jail. Steal a lot and then they make you king.
You can't imagine parlor ballads drifting out of high-rise multi-towered buildings. That kind of music existed in a more timeless state of life.
Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most.
May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong, may you stay forever young.
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.
Sometimes the silence can be like thunder.
All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
When you cease to exist, then who will you blame?
Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot.
The corporations have taken over. Even in the recording studio. Actually, the corporate companies have taken over American life most everywhere. Go coast to coast and you will see people wearing the same clothes, thinking the same thoughts, eating the same food. Everything is processed.
Sometimes it's not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don't mean.
You can't be wise and in love at the same time.
He who is not busy being born is busy dying.
A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
Half of the people can be part right all of the time, Some of the people can be all right part of the time. I think Abraham Lincoln said that. 'I'll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours,' I said that.
May you have a strong foundation when the winds of change shift...and may you be forever young.
If I had rubies, riches, and crowns, I'd buy the whole world and change things around.
Your mind is a your temple, keep it beautiful and free.
Don't let an egg get laid in it by something you can't see.
Play it fuckin' loud!
If you want to know how to please a woman, just talk to a neuroscience major from Columbia.
Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?
Steal a little and they throw you in jail Steal a lot and they make you king.
There are those who worship loneliness, I'm not one of them In this age of fiberglass I'm searching for a gem The crystal ball up on the wall hasn't shown me nothing yet I've paid the price of solitude, but at last I'm out of debt
In ceremonies of the horsemen, even the pawn must hold a grudge.
Popular music had never had lyrical sophistication of this type [like Bob Dylan]; wit, to be sure, but "Darkness at the break of noon/Shadows even the silver spoon/The handmade blade, the child's balloon/Eclipses both the sun and moon/To understand you know too soon/ There is no sense in trying"? No.