quote by Frank Zappa

Power will be maintained by the groovy guy or gal who gets the most media coverage for his sleaze. Naturally, his friends in various businesses will do okay, too.

— Frank Zappa

Killer Groovy quotations

This music has been around since before the beard on Moses.

I happed to do it very well and I happen to have a lot of groovy songs that I know people are going to dig. I know more about it than you do.

I don't know if paradise or hell exist, but I'm sure hell is more groovy.

I don't believe in sampling some Tibetan music just to make it sound groovy, but you do your homework, you understand what you're doing with it.

Life I love you, all is groovy.


Hip Nip just sounds groovy. A drummer laid it on me.

MTV didn't call. I guess I wasn't hip and groovy enough

See, there's only two theaters, man that are set up pretty groovy all around for music and for smooth stage changes, good lighting and all that - the Fillmore and The Capitol Theatre. And those are the only two in the whole country.

I love England from head to toe. I love the weather, the people. I was there in the summer and it was nice. The people are so groovy.

I don't want a politician who's thinking about fashion for even one millisecond.

It's the same as medical professionals. The idea of a person in a Comme des Garcons humpback dress giving me a colonoscopy is just not groovy.


It's always a good idea to get yourself a famous, rich, and groovy young man.

That's one of the best-known methods of furthering your career.

Life is so groovy when your record is hot.

Naturally, things are more complicated - those groovy, pro-social effects of oxytocin apply to how we interact with in-group members.

Sometimes, you release an album and the record company just about ignores it, and so many people don't even know it's out. And I'm not about to jump up and down shouting, "Hey folks, look at me! I'm cool and groovy!" That's not what George Harrison is all about.

The thing to remember about Phuket is it's very beach-oriented and relaxed.

The trendiest beach is Koh Sirey, which is full of groovy places to have a cocktail and watch the sun go down.


It's very far away, it takes about a half and a day to get there, if we travel by my... dragon-fly. No, it's not in Spain, but all the same, you know, it's a groovy name. And the wind's just right... Hang on, my darling, hang on if you wanna go. Hear it's a really groovy place, with just a little bit Spanish Castle Magic.

Music is sound, vibrations, whereas paintings are vibrations of whatever you pick up. It's not actually an energy vibration you get from a groovy painting, but music and sound seem to travel along vibrations, you know the whole thing with mantras is to repeat and repeat those sounds... it's vibrations in everything like prayers and hymns.

People are always trying to find the next groovy thing, and it hasn't gone back to painting... I'd like it to go back to painting. I'm sick of all this photography and video. There's so much of it, it's almost annoying.

We had a great time on the bench talking about crime, mother-stabbin', father raping, all kinds of groovy things.

We don't, as a collective life on this planet, all get groovy together or all sink into ignorance together. One by one we liberate our souls, our individual souls, from the cycle by our own realizations.


In the '80s, everyone wanted to be in opera. It was groovy.

If anything I consider myself non-violent, I'm from the hippy era, peace, love, groovy.

I really dig the scene that's happening now, I really do, because there might be a lot of bad things going on, but if out of all of those bad things ten per cent of the groovy part of it stays, wow... you can't beat that.

You can't be happy by doing something groovy.

I feel like my life is at its happiest when I don't have a looming deadline.

There's some really groovy wonderful times, when I'm like, "I have a new piece, I'm excited about it, I'm reading all these books about it, but there's not a lot of time pressure, and I'm financially stable enough right now that I don't have to be trying to get another job." But that's so rare.


India's had two groovy moments. Once when the Beatles went to India and now when Madonna has embraced yoga.

We also worked with Marshall Jefferson for Groovy, Laidback and Nasty.

So we were lucky to work with some really great people.

The more the ensemble, the duet or the forty piece orchestra, plays as one person, the more it makes people dance, because you're back in the womb. You feel mom's heartbeat. It makes you move. It reminds you of that warm, groovy space you were in.

I'm always looking for that place, you know, where there's no rednecks, that place where people get along, and I never find it. I went to Australia, right, and I thought Australia was gonna be a groovy, surfnoid, smoke-a-joint wombat, you know? 'G'day mate!' 'No worries!' And it's like Arkansas with a beach. It's a whole country with a 'No Fat Chicks' sticker on it.

Cause Jesus I do think did exist, and he was, I think, a guy who had interesting ideas in the Gandhi-type area, in the Nelson Mandela-type area, you know, relaxed and groovy; and the Romans thought, Relaxed and groovy?! No, no, no, no, no! So they murdered him. And kids eat chocolate eggs, because of the color of the chocolate, and the color of the... wood on the cross. Well, you tell me! It's got nothing to do with it, has it?


Eliminate the word HATE and replace it with LOVE.

The words: hate, hatred, hating, haters, hate that, hate this...and so forth. Stop people when they say them. Stop people from expressing any of those words in action. Make the word HATE as old as GROOVY. The word LOVE has been proven to be the most beautiful word. Learn to use it and put it into action - any which way you can.

There was not a lot of rock n roll in the house.

Our parents didnt think it was very groovy, and I tend to agree with them. If you grew up with Charlie Parker, Bill Haley wasnt very hip.

For some people, marriage may be very groovy.

For me, it really isn't. I don't think it really is for most people anyway. Most people are not very happy.

You're grounded!!!! You can't go out and prowl the L.

A. streets. You've got to do something more edifying, emboldening and altogether more groovy. You gots to stay home tonite and read a good book!!!!!!!!!!

Frankly, the image of his father wearing bell-bottoms, smoking a joint, and calling his mother a “totally groovy chick” was wrong on so many levels he wanted to erase the whole thing from his memory

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