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  • When I was writing songs, I always thought I'd make more of a career out of the drawings, the comics even more than the music.

    Song   Writing   Careers  
    Source: www.avclub.com
  • I believe in spiritualism. It's like, when you listen to music or something and then you're sort of primed. If you're an artist, you're sort of primed and inspired, and you start drawing, you sort of have the spirit of what you're listening to, still in you. You just have sort of an inspiration.

    Source: www.avclub.com
  • I've got something to live for, because I always wanted to be an artist; I always wanted to be famous.

    Artist   Wanted  
  • I wish I had never got manic depression. When I was in junior high, I didn't know what was the matter with me. It was as if I'd died or something. Now that I go to a clinic and get the right kind of medicine, I am not as depressed as I used to be.

    Medicine   Wish   Juniors  
    Interview With Rosanna Greenstreet, www.theguardian.com. August 5, 2011.
  • I like to tour, but I prefer to tour in the United States. If I go overseas, I tend to get into trouble.

  • I believe in God, and I certainly believe in the devil. There's certainly a devil, and he knows my name.

    Believe   Names   Devil  
  • Do yourself a favor, become your own savior.

    Favors   Savior  
    Song: Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Your Grievances
  • I buy mainly Beatles bootlegs and stuff like that. I'm hoping I can go there today. My dad buys my drawings and he re-sells them for quite a bit more and then he puts the money in my savings. I just draw all the time and he buys and I get a lot money [laughs]. It's great. My dad's my best manager I ever had. If I get richer, I'd like to be able to buy more of the real collectible Beatles things. I just need a little more money to be a higher class collector [laughs].

    Dad   Real   Class  
  • There is a devil, and he knows my name.

    Names   Devil   Knows  
  • Listen up and I'll tell a story about an artist growing old. Some would try for fame and glory; others aren't so bold.

    Artist   Trying   Stories  
  • I never met a girl I didn't meet

    Girl   Mets  
    "The Devil and Daniel Johnston". Documentary, Biography, Music, www.imdb.com. 2005.
  • When I was a kid, I always thought that I'd be a comic book artist. It took a long time to start thinking that I could be a musician.

    Book   Kids   Artist  
  • When I'm doing a drawing, I get lots of ideas I use them in my songs, even. I do a lot of drawings because that's where I get most of my spending cash and I just always have to have new records, to get something to satisfy my listening pleasure.

    Song   Ideas   Drawing  
  • The sun don't shine in your TV!

    Shining   Sun   Tvs  
  • Love is the question; Love is the answer.

  • Most of the worst things said about me, I've said myself.

    Interview With Rosanna Greenstreet, www.theguardian.com. August 25, 2011.
  • For the longest time I was afraid I'd have to keep on working at the factories. There was a steel mill and a pottery; if you didn't go to college, you went to work in those places.

    College   Steel   Pottery  
    Interview with Rosanna Greenstreet, www.theguardian.com. August 5, 2011.
  • To understand and be understood is to be free.

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Daniel Johnston

  • Born: January 22, 1961
  • Occupation: Singer-songwriter