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

— Ice T

Most Powerful David 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.

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David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.

I'm from the same planet as David Bowie.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

As a songwriter, I was influenced by David Bowie - a great writer.

A class above everybody in so many ways. Lennon and McCartney, of course. Class stuff. David Cousins was my favorite lyricist.

David Bowie and Boy George created a safely contained theatrical expression of gay style.

David Bowie is kind of the pioneer of glam rock.

Not just for music, but just his overall, how he incorporates fashion and other arts into music. And he does a really amazing job about being fearless and that kind of stuff.

I'm very curious about David Bowie's new record [2016].

I'm very, very... I'm just incredibly curious, I want to see what's happening with that. I don't really know who else is putting out records, we've had our heads buried working on ours. I haven't really been paying much attention lately.

David Bowie is the quintessential English gentleman and, of course, a musical and generational institution. I only played support for him for one night (not a whole tour) but he was incredibly gracious and generous toward me and I've certainly never forgotten it.

David Bowie's music is a moving target.

Just when you think you got the bullseye, it shifts. And to his credit, on to death, it's still shifting. David Bowie is a moving target, even after he's gone.

I'd like to go for people I admire - I always gravitate towards the people I idolized when I was a teenager: Cher, Diana Ross, and David Bowie.

If I say something about David [Bowie], I get 1000 tweets, if I say something about my business just a few! The more personal, the better.

It's a miracle that David Bowie, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop are actually still alive today, given how hard they lived.

I'm not someone who can sing anything.

.. And my favorite singers aren't people whose voice you would say is amazing. I'm a big Bob Dylan fan, a huge David Bowie fan... none of those people have orthodox, cabaret voices. These are people where what they're singing about is just as important as how they're singing it.

This is a mad planet," David Bowie said in 1971. "It's doomed to madness.

I didn't know much about him, and I wasn't a big country music fan.

I listened to the Beatles and David Bowie, so I didn't know a lot about him.