Bob Dylan Quotes (355 quotes)
“I'm listening to Billy Joe Shaver
And I'm reading James Joyce
Some people they tell me
I've got the blood of the land in my voice”
Together Through Life (2009)
The fiddler now upspoke: a collection of Bob Dylan's interviews, press conferences and the like from throughout the masters career (1995 edition)
Brownsville Girl (with Sam Shepard)
Interview published with the Biograph album set (1985)
“May you build a ladder to the stars and climb on every rung. May your song always be sung, May you stay forever young.”
Planet Waves (1974)
“How many roads must a man walk down before you call him a man?
How many seas must a white dove sail before she sleeps in the sand?”
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1963)
“Now all the criminals in their coats and their ties Are free to drink martinis and watch the sun rise While Rubin sits like Buddha in a ten-foot cell An innocent man in a living hell.”
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Born: May 24, 1941 (age 76)
Occupation: Musician, producer, poet, writer, director, screenwriter
Bio: Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and artist. He has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for over five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when he was an informal chronicler and a seemingly reluctant figurehead of social unrest.
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“The absence of romance in my history will, I fear, detract somewhat from its interest; but if it be judged useful by those inquirers who desire an exact interpretation of the future, which in the course of human things must resemble if it does not reflect it, I shall be content. In fine, I have written my work, not as an essay which is to win the applause of the moment, but as a possession for all time.”