I saw a Werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand— Warren Zevon
The most contentment Warren Zevon quotes that are proven to give you inner joy
All I can say is what I've always said: If you break your leg, stop thinking about dancing and start decorating the cast.
They say love conquers all You can't start it like a car You can't stop it with a gun.
If you won't leave me, I'll find someone who will.
I'm very well acquainted with the seven deadly sins, I keep a busy schedule trying to fit them in.
Enjoy every sandwich.
To me, the message of my songs, of all songs, is "enjoy life.
" My message as a person who evidently doens't have much more planned is the same. It's the only message I ever thought art had any business having.
There's nothing romantic, nothing grand, nothing heroic, nothing brave, nothing like that about drinking. It's a real coward's death.
I'll sleep when I'm dead.
I mean, I haven't been completely lacking in some enjoyment of Chuck Berry or Buddy Holly. But I just didn't pay attention to that period of music, obviously.
I write songs about things that I'm simultaneously trying not to think about.
It's hard to find a girl with a heart of gold, when you're living in a four letter world.
LeRoy says there's something you should know, not everybody has a place to go.
And home is just a place to hang your head, and dream of things to do in Denver when you're dead.
Little old lady got mutilated late last night, werewolves of London, again.
I like wherever I am. That's my big secret.
Recording at home enables one to eliminate the demo stage, and the presentation stage in the studio, too.
I loved Hendrix. I mean, really, really loved him. As if he were one of the great classical composers. And he was. That's how I saw him.
My father was a boxer, though. So, I have a particular interest in Ray Mancini, I think.
That's my only active wish. I think if I sang like Don Henley, this would be a lot more agreeable business.
My memory is not even what most peoples is, much less what it oughta be for a discussion like this.
The primary one being, like I said, I don't like rock 'n' roll piano.
And I think it's safe to say that the single very impressive figure to me was Merle Haggard.
Sickness, doctors, that scares me, not violence -- helplessness.
That's why I turn to violent stories.
I have no guitar technique.
I lay my head on the railroad track, waitin' on the Double E.
But the train don't run by here no more, poor, poor, pitiful me.
Piano is like drudgery.
It just sort of happened. I wrote like what I'd always read and what was in the movies... I'm sure popular music is supposed to be like this.
I don't like piano solos.
I played a lot of real normal, straight sessions.
Mutineer is the first album of mine without a demo stage.
Dylan doesn't have to make Blonde On Blonde every time.
Duncan Aldrich has been my partner in most recording projects, and touring projects, for the past decade.
I went to law school and took a law degree, and counseled all my clients to plead insanity.
Well, I don't think it ever did, but in the early '60s I got interested in folk music.
I might have made a tactical error not going to a physician for 20 years.
It was one of those phobias that didn't pay off.
People write because it seems like it'll be an easier job than carpet laying, that they might meet more girls. And they write because the world strikes them as being a marvelous place, and they want to keep bringing that to everybody's attention. You know ~ a scary place, a menacing place, an exciting place because it's scary and menacing. But mainly, kind of glorious.
I wrote my songs despite the fact that I was a drunk, not because of it.
Yeah, I don't like, um, I'm not interested in rock 'n' roll piano. I find it a little grating.
I write each song individually and each one calls for individual musicians, You sit around and wonder who can we get to play a Neil Young solo, and then you realize there`s a good chance you can get Neil himself.
But I can't say that I didn't like John Hammond's performances often better than the originals.
Can't you just imagine digging up the King, begging him to sing about those heavenly mansions Jesus mentioned.
Here's a story that I really want to tell about Bo Diddley at the OK corral.
The hurt gets worse as the heart grows harder.
I don't learn so good, no matter how good the teacher is.
And if California slides into the ocean, as the mystics and statistics say it will, I predict this hotel will be standing until I've paid my bill.
You had to go to a different part of town from where I was to get Muddy Waters singles. I had him on singles.
Well, I was interested in playing the piano from as early as I can remember.
Send lawyers, guns, and money. Dad, get me out of this.
But there's a thin line between songwriting and arranging.
Excitable boy, they all said, he killed and raped her and brought her home.