bite the dust--ultimate list of quotes
A list of my favorite quotes

A list of my favorites quotes by musicians, film directors and more.

Great Quotes
• "If I judged anybody I wouldn't have any friends."- Ed Wood

• "Only shooting stars break the mold."-"All Star" by Smash Mouth

• "Money, pardon the expression, is like manure. It's not worth a thing unless it's spread around, encouraging young things to grow."- "Hello Dolly"

• "In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."- MLK Jr.

• "The only laws a man can truly respect are the ones he makes for himself." - William Powell

• "If everything is forbidden you can do what you want"- Vladimir Vysotsky

• "People who have nothing to hide, hide nothing. You should be an open book, be transparent." -Dr. Phil

• "If it doesn't make sense, it is probably not true." -Judge Judy

• "With love there are no standards. No matter how strange or bizzare you are, theres always someone who will love you for it. Love gives everyone a chance to be happy." "The only losers are the ones who won't gamble."- Mork (Mork & Mindy)

• "An eye for an eye leaves everyone blind."- Martin Luther King Jr (originally said by Ghandi)

• "Free yourself, be proud of who you are. Celebrate the things you don't like about myself." - Lady Gaga

• "A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper."- Stanley Kubrick

• "I told people I was a drummer before I even had a set, I was a mental drummer."- Keith Moon

• "Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt."- Mark Twain

• "I have no aspirations of growing old and boring." - Freddie Mercury

• "You're going to find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view." - Obi-Wan Kenobi

• "I never understood why blessings wore deguises, if I were a blessing I'd run around naked." - Sofia Patrillo (The Golden Girls)

• "You can't buy the necessities of life with cookies. You can't buy a car with cookies."- Bill (Edward Scissorhands)

• "When I give food to the poor they call me a saint, When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist"- Dom Helga Camara (South American Catholic Bishop)

• "Money is the root of all evil."- The Monkees

• "I'm a thinker not a talker."- David Bowie

• "Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool."- Paul McCartney

• "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."- Albert Einstein

• "Painting is stronger than me, it makes me do its bidding."- Pablo Picasso

• "War can't give life, it can only take it away."- "War" by Edwin Starr

• "When I go see a picture I want a few things; the film to leave me with an up feeling, a feeling better than when I came in and it to have be about life."- Jim Henson

• "I've learned that theres 3 things you shouldn't discuss with people: Religion, Politics...and The Great Pumpkin."- Linus (Peanuts)

• "So this is America!? They must be out of their minds!"-Ringo Starr

• "For me, punk is about real feelings. It's not about, 'Yeah, I am a punk and I'm angry.' That's a lot of crap. It's about loving the things that really matter: passion, heart and soul."- Joey Ramone

• "God is a concept, by which we measure our pain"-"God" by John Lennon

• "I don't wanna die for my country; my country can die for me."- "After bathing at Baxter's" by Jefferson Airplane

• "Where there is clarity, there is no choice. And where there is choice, there is misery. But then, why should I speak, since I know nothing?"- Peter Tork (Head)

• "Nobody ever lends money to a man with a sense of humor."- Peter Tork (Head)
• "A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do."- Bob Dylan

• "My mother refused to give me colouring books as a child. She probably saved me, 'cause when you think about it, what a colouring book does is completely kill creativity." - David Lynch

• "Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity. -Albert Einstein

• "No matter what happens in the future, rock and roll will save the world."- Pete Townshend

• "Once upon a time...they all died."- John Entwistle

• "It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party."- Nick Hornby (High Fidelity)

• "If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all."-Noam Chomsky
• "Ramones...some people say your music is loud, obstructive and lethal to mice...but I think you're the Beethoven's of our time."- Mr.McCree (Rock and roll high school)

• "You may still be here tomorrow but your dreams may not."- Cat Stevens "Father and Son"

• "You know the old saying; you can lead a herring to water but you gotta walk real fast or he'll die." - Rose Nylund (Golden Girls)

• "I may disaprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."- S.G. Tallentyre 1906

• "What they teach you in school doesn't prepare you for life. Textbooks don't compare to living in the real world. Rock and roll teaches you how to live."-Joey Ramone Hey ho let's go: The story of the Ramones

• "Not to hurt or humble the animals is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission, to be of service to them whenever they require it. If you have men who will exclude any of god's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow man."- Saint Francis

•"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."- Oscar Wilde

• (WOODY ALLEN "HANNAH AND HER SISTERS") "...And I started to feel how can you even think of killing yourself? I mean, isn't it so stupid? I mean, l-look at all the people up there on the screen. You know, they're real funny, and, and what if the worst is true? What if there's no God, and you only go around once and that's it? Well, you know, don't you want to be part of the experience? You know, what the hell, it-i-it's not all a drag. And I'm thinking to myself, geez, I should stop ruining my life... searching for answers I'm never gonna get, and just enjoy it while it lasts. know... after, who knows? I mean, you know, maybe there is something. Nobody really knows. I know, I know "maybe" is a very slim reed to hang your whole life on, but that's the best we have. And...then, I started to sit back, and I actually began to enjoy myself."

• (JOEY RAMONE INTERVIEW) Lars Fredericksen: "They said you couldn't play, that you guys were a bunch of half-wits. And here you are, the most influential band of the last 25 years. You guys saved the world from disco!"
Joey Ramone: "Not bad for a bunch of half-wits, huh?"

Advice For Rockers.

[ back ]