Bob Dylan quotes

“Behind every beautiful thing, there’s some kind of pain.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Play it fuckin’ loud!”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“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

 

 

“I accept chaos, I’m not sure whether it accepts me.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“The future for me is already a thing of the past –
You were my first love and you will be my last”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“All I can be is me- whoever that is. ”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“And I’ll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Sometimes it’s not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don’t mean.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

is more or less a lie, but then again, that’s exactly the way we want it to be.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“He not busy being born is busy dying.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Gonna change my way of thinking, make my self a different set of rules. Gonna put my good foot forward and stop being influenced by fools.”
― Bob Dylan (Lyric)

 

 

“When you’ve got nothing, you’ve got nothing to loose.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“May your heart always be joyful. May your song always be sung.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“You can never be wise and be in love at the same time.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“I gave her my heart but she wanted my soul…”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“May God bless and keep you always,
May your wishes all come true,
May you always do for others
And let others do for you.
May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung,
May you stay forever young,”
― Bob Dylan

 

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it’s like they didn’t fade away at all.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“DESTINY is a feeling you have that you know something about yourself nobody else does. The picture you have in your own mind of what you’re about WILL COME TRUE. It’s a kind of a thing you kind of have to keep to your own self, because it’s a fragile feeling, and you put it out there, then someone will kill it. It’s best to keep that all inside.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Then take me disappearin’ through the smoke rings of my mind,
Down the foggy ruins of time, far past the frozen leaves,
The haunted, frightened trees, out to the windy beach,
Far from the twisted reach of crazy sorrow.

Yes, to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free,
Silhouetted by the sea, circled by the circus sands,
With all memory and fate driven deep beneath the waves,
Let me forget about today until tomorrow.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Gotta head full of ideas that are driving me insane…”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“When you feel in your gut what you are and then dynamically pursue it – don’t back down and don’t give up – then you’re going to mystify a lot of folks.”
― Bob Dylan

 

“If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there’s no success like failure”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you’d like to act.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“It frightens me, the awful truth, of how sweet life can be…”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“every pleasure’s got an edge of pain, pay your ticket and don’t complain”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Even if you don’t have all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don’t have that you don’t want (Bob Dylan’s dad)”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“i’ve forgotten more than you’ll ever know”
― bob dylan

 

 

“You need something to open up a new door, to show you something you seen before but overlooked a hundred times or more”
― Bob Dylan, Writings and Drawings

 

 

“Sundown, yellow moon, I replay the past
I know every scene by heart, they all went by so fast”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“To live outside the law you must be honest.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“You’re gonna have to serve somebody; well, it may be the devil, or it may be the Lord, but you’re gonna have to serve somebody…”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Chaos is a friend of mine.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“Let me ask you one question
Is your money that good
Will it buy you forgiveness
Do you think that it could
I think you will find
When your death takes its toll
All the money you made
Will never buy back your soul”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“People disagreeing everywhere you look makes you wanna stop and read a book. ”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“How does it feel, how does it feel to be without a home, like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“I was so much older then; I’m younger than that now.

From the back pages”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“When you asked me how I was doing, was that some kind of joke”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“It’s a wicked life, but what the hell, the stars ain’t falling down.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“How many times must a man look up
Before he can see the sky?
Yes, ‘n’ how many ears must one man have
Before he can hear people cry?
Yes, ‘n’ how many deaths will it take till he knows
That too many people have died?
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind,
The answer is blowin’ in the wind.”
― Bob Dylan

 

 

“The truth was obscure,
Too profound and too pure,
To live it you had to explode”
― Bob Dylan

 

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