I saw a Werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand

— Warren Zevon

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All I can say is what I've always said: If you break your leg, stop thinking about dancing and start decorating the cast.

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They say love conquers all You can't start it like a car You can't stop it with a gun.

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If you won't leave me, I'll find someone who will.

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I'm very well acquainted with the seven deadly sins, I keep a busy schedule trying to fit them in.

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Enjoy every sandwich.

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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.

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There's nothing romantic, nothing grand, nothing heroic, nothing brave, nothing like that about drinking. It's a real coward's death.

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I'll sleep when I'm dead.

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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.

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I write songs about things that I'm simultaneously trying not to think about.

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It's hard to find a girl with a heart of gold, when you're living in a four letter world.

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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.

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About Warren Zevon

Quotes 77 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

Little old lady got mutilated late last night, werewolves of London, again.

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I like wherever I am. That's my big secret.

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Recording at home enables one to eliminate the demo stage, and the presentation stage in the studio, too.

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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.

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My father was a boxer, though. So, I have a particular interest in Ray Mancini, I think.

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That's my only active wish. I think if I sang like Don Henley, this would be a lot more agreeable business.

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My memory is not even what most peoples is, much less what it oughta be for a discussion like this.

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The primary one being, like I said, I don't like rock 'n' roll piano.

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And I think it's safe to say that the single very impressive figure to me was Merle Haggard.

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Sickness, doctors, that scares me, not violence -- helplessness.

That's why I turn to violent stories.

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I have no guitar technique.

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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.

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Piano is like drudgery.

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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.

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I don't like piano solos.

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I played a lot of real normal, straight sessions.

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Mutineer is the first album of mine without a demo stage.

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Dylan doesn't have to make Blonde On Blonde every time.

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Duncan Aldrich has been my partner in most recording projects, and touring projects, for the past decade.

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I went to law school and took a law degree, and counseled all my clients to plead insanity.

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Well, I don't think it ever did, but in the early '60s I got interested in folk music.

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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.

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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.

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I wrote my songs despite the fact that I was a drunk, not because of it.

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Yeah, I don't like, um, I'm not interested in rock 'n' roll piano. I find it a little grating.

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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.

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But I can't say that I didn't like John Hammond's performances often better than the originals.

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Can't you just imagine digging up the King, begging him to sing about those heavenly mansions Jesus mentioned.

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Here's a story that I really want to tell about Bo Diddley at the OK corral.

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The hurt gets worse as the heart grows harder.

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I don't learn so good, no matter how good the teacher is.

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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.

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You had to go to a different part of town from where I was to get Muddy Waters singles. I had him on singles.

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Well, I was interested in playing the piano from as early as I can remember.

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Send lawyers, guns, and money. Dad, get me out of this.

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But there's a thin line between songwriting and arranging.

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Excitable boy, they all said, he killed and raped her and brought her home.

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