Yes. I guess it's the foolish romantic in me, but you see, I don’t think that sex is my Muse.

— Peter Murphy

The most grateful Peter Murphy quotes that are little-known but priceless

The goths are beautiful, a vast depth of subcultural, aesthetic and poetic ideas, and we would identify with that as we did back in 1979. But not the post modern distortion...the costume without the brain.


The unfulfilling job is not the failure;

not pursuing your dreams is the real failure. Developing a vision requires conquering your fears and finding motivation from within.


[S]ince there is no wrong or right, you just reap what you sow.


Rewriting is like scrubbing the basement floor with a toothbrush.


Nico was gothic, but she was Mary Shelley gothic to everyone else's Hammer horror film gothic. They both did Frankenstein, but Nico's was real.