quote by Ice T

If you believe that I'm a cop killer, you believe David Bowie is an astronaut.

— Ice T

Mouth-watering Bowie quotations

One of my biggest heroes in music has been David Bowie.

He's said, `I'm going to be a painter now, or I'm going to do some films,' and his audience is very forgiving, because they understand him as an artist. Whether you agree or like the result, you respect that he's expressing his artistic feelings.

Bowie's a real man, and I'm a real woman - just like Catherine Deneuve.

When I look at people that I would like to feel have been a mentor or an inspiring kind of archetype of what I'd love to see my career eventually be mentioned as a footnote for in the same paragraph, it would be, like, Bowie.

I'm from the same planet as David Bowie.

You can not ignore his current life. Bowie has become a family man and enjoys to see his children grow up close to him. But after six years he feels the urge to get in the studio with musicans he likes. He closely follows bands like Arcade Fire in recent months. But he is inspired by ancient Chinese folk and jazz these days as well.

After people like Lennon and Dylan, I think David Bowie brought a very modernistic intelligence and the necessity for change. I think he was completely positive, certainly through one and a half decades of completely overriding influence, in the best of popular music, and I take my bloody hat off to him!

I told [reporters] that I sprinkled marijuana on my organic buckwheat pancakes, and then when I ran my five miles to the ballpark, it made me impervious to the bus fumes. That's when [Baseball Commissioner] Bowie Kuhn took me off his Christmas list.

What about David Bowie? He's a sexy creature.

David Bowie told me my music sounds like tomorrow

Be strong and follow your own convictions.

You can't assume there is a lot of time to do what you like. This is what David Bowie is afraid of: that he will die before he gets a chance to make a real strong contribution.

David Bowie emerged as a rock star in the late '60s.

And as Ken Tucker wrote, "In the face of the hippy era's sincerity, intimacy and generosity, Bowie presented irony, distance and self-absorption. His song 'Changes' announced the arrival of a new counterculture," unquote.

The name Bowie just appealed to me when I was younger.

I was into a kind of heavy philosophy thing when I was 16 years old, and I wanted a truism about cutting through the lies and all that.

I was looking at people like Jim Morrison and David Bowie and Mick Jagger and I thought, Ah! I want to look like them.

If I can get that DAM trio back together again - "get the band back together" - and put on a concert of David Bowie's electronic music, that's the way I want to remember David, moving forward into the future of music.

Lady Gaga is proof that David Bowie raped Carol Burnett.

The extremes of who I'd love to be onstage are David Bowie, Prince, and, I don't know, Bjork.

David Bowie, for me, was the butchest guy in town. Jagger was like a truck driver.

Have an objective to give your bender a theme.

For instance, stalking and killing a wild pig with a bowie knife.

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.

I knew about things like Iggy Pop and The Velvet Underground, weirdly, before I knew about David Bowie. I didn't know what David Bowie was, when I was a kid. I thought he was like Visage.

Jeff [Koons] called me because he'd seen a portrait of David Bowie, at the beginning of the 80s - I've known Jeff for a long time - and he said, Greg, I want to look like a high-profile celebrity, living on the edge. I think that says it all.

I once went through the dustbin outside David Bowie's house.

One of my biggest heroes and people I was fortunate enough to be around is David Bowie. I look at his career, and he always had the balls to break things that weren't broken, to step away from something and try something new, at risk of failing.

I have seen purer liqors, better segars, finer tobacco, truer guns and pistols, larger dirks and bowie knives, and prettier women courtesans here in San Francisco than in any other place I have ever visited.

I'd been a Bowie fan before punk and used to get no end of trouble.

I was always getting knocked about and having to run up the street, getting chased by people. It was horrible.

When I was younger, I was fascinated by David Bowie, for example.

he had created an entire myth around himself. It was as important as his music.

Every collaboration helps you grow. With Bowie, it's different every time. I know how to create settings, unusual aural environments. That inspires him. He's very quick.

The ways in which Oscar Wilde was attacking the Romantics that preceded him, and the Romantic ideas that preceded him, were very similar to what the glam-rockers, particularly Bowie and Bryan Ferry, were attacking in the earnestness of '60s culture. Trying to shock, but with wit, cleverness, and homosexuality.

Always drawn to the theatric, Bowie also performed in stage productions of "The Elephant Man" and just recently collaborated on "Lazarus," an off-Broadway musical that's a sequel to his 1976 role in the film "The Man Who Fell To Earth."

I think people are just creative, and this can be expressed in a number of ways.

Bob Dylan and David Bowie create both music and art.

Being in love, as both Plato and David Bowie have pointed out, is horrible.

The press will naturally come and go as it has done with all artists, from David Bowie to Neil Young to U2.

I guess my style is a cross between David Bowie and Clint Eastwood.

David Bowie was awesome the easiest, coolest interview I have ever done.

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