I think I have a dark view of the world. I have to make everything funny, otherwise it all seems so sad.

— Moon Unit Zappa

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My Dad was so open creatively that I was off in search of black turtleneck bathing suits with long sleeves.

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I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom, miserable about my raging acne.

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How strange, when your father's wearing women's clothes and platform shoes, that a pair of loafers looks incredible.

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I had a friend whose family had dinner together.

The mother would tuck you in at night and make breakfast in the morning. They even had a spare bike for a friend. It just seemed so amazing to me.

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I made enough money to buy a house. That's crazy, but fame proved ephemeral.

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I have a tree man coming to trim the jacaranda in my front garden.

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I didn't have any concept of age or authority.

I remember realising, Oh, the world has rules and we don't.

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I've got a new relationship and I'm trapped in this old life.

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It occurred to me, when I was old enough to make rules of my own, that they should be fair and simple.

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My mother did literally hitchhike barefoot to the country store.

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If there's anything more mortifying than being famous at 14, it's being washed up right after.

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I grew up with too much freedom. You can't define yourself.

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About Moon Unit Zappa

Quotes 27 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

Your own experience keeps taking you towards something.

My book adds the hope that it's a better something.

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I don't want to lose my name because that's how I know myself. There is a legacy here.

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Every job I've ever gotten has been an accident. All the jobs I actually go after, I don't get.

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We had two rules growing up in my house: If you're going to take a shower, do it with whomever you're dating so you don't waste water; and if you buy one for yourself, buy six, because everybody's going to want one.

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Not many people know what their parents sound like having sex. It was noisy.

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I'm totally convinced I can write the perfect pop song.

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I should just drive around this city and take photos of all the buildings I've been humiliated in.

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I would think: Stay close to the implants! They must know something because they keep getting asked backstage!

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I peaked early. I was told I'd missed my boat.

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My mother tells this story that when I first went to school, I thought I was going to help the teachers. I didn't realise I was going to get educated.

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I like to think of myself as a New Yorker, which is pathetic.

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Gag me with a spoon!

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The idea of licking stamps seemed great fun for me.

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Everyone has flaws. It's a matter of finding the ones you can live with.

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