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Bob Dylan Quotes

(1941), American Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Although the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools got nothing, Ma, to live up to.

Category: Alienation

I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged.

Category: America

Jesus tapped me on the shoulder and said, Bob, why are you resisting me? I said, I'm not resisting you! He said, You gonna follow me? I said, I've never thought about that before! He said, When you're not following me, you're resisting me.

Category: Conversion

Democracy don't rule the world, you better get that in your head; this world is ruled by violence, but I guess that's better left unsaid.

Category: Democracy

All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.

Category: Equality

You learn from a conglomeration of the incredible past -- whatever experience gotten in any way whatsoever.

Category: Experience

In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.

Category: Graffiti

Just because you like my stuff doesn't mean I owe you anything.

Category: Gratitude

Despite everybody who has been born and has died, the world has just gone on. I mean, look at Napoleon --but we went right on. Look at Harpo Marx --the world went around, it didn't stop for a second. It's sad but true. John Kennedy, right?

Category: Greatness

Well, I don't know, but I've been told the streets in heaven are lined with gold. I ask you how things could get much worse if the Russians happen to get up there first; Wowee! pretty scary!

Category: Heaven

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.

Category: Heroes And Heroism

To live outside the law, you must be honest.

Category: Honesty

For them that think death's honesty won't fall upon them naturally life sometimes must get lonely.

Category: Immortality

This land is your land and this land is my land, sure, but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.

Category: Land

He who is not busy being born is busy dying.

Category: Life And Living