Dave Matthews Quotes

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  • For me, in songwriting, I have a route I can take. Maybe there's some forks, I can go this way, this way. But I know those roads. I still have the experience behind me.

    Way   Forks   Songwriting  
  • There's war - there's always been war, as long as most of us have been alive. There have always been people being abused, there's always been horrible things in the world. Why are we outraged? We should just be quiet and figure it out, and work it out together.

    War   Long   People  
    "U.S. racism 'everywhere,' says Dave Matthews". Interview with Denise Quan, edition.cnn.com. September 21, 2009.
  • I am who I am who I am who am I Requesting some enlightenment Could I have been anyone other than me?

  • And when you wake, you will fly away, holding tight to the legs of all your angels. Goodbye, my love, into your blue, blue eyes.

    Goodbye   Angel   Eye  
    "Song: 'Baby Blue'". 2009.
  • I'm from a very politically and socially conscious family. My mother always made a point of making us look at what was going on around us and take stock of our part in it.

  • I do still get shocked every once in a while when I catch my reflection when I'm walking past a glass building, but it's in my mind about getting older and finding out what I'm going to look like as it unfolds - or as it folds, depending on where the marks and scars land.

  • We have to do much more than believe if we really want to change things.

    Believe   Want   Ifs  
  • You know she's going to leave my broken heart behind her...

    Heart   Broken   Behinds  
    "Song: Busted Stuff". July 16, 2002.
  • Because one of the properties of music is to entertain and to, I don't mean this lightly, distract us from the things that pull us down. Music should be not only a source for political ideas but also a source of hope.

    Mean   Ideas   Political  
  • I walk into this room All eyes on me now But I do not know the people inside Look straight through me these eyes Seeking more wisdom Than I have to give away

    Eye   People   Giving  
  • Nine planets round the sun, only one does the sun embrace. Upon this watered one, so much we take for granted; So let us sleep outside tonight, lay down in our mother's arms, for here we can rest safely ... One sweet world around a star is spinning One sweet world And in her breath I'm swimming, and here we will rest in peace.

  • If I find something I like, I'll chase it and see what comes out the other side. Once a song gets momentum and gets away from you, that's a good sign.

    Song   Momentum   Sides  
  • If you hold on tight to what you think is your thing you may find you re missing all the rest

    Life   Change   Thinking  
  • I see you young and soft oh little baby Little feet, little hands, little baby One year of crying and the words creep up inside Creep into your mind So much to say

    Baby   Hands   Years  
  • Six senses keeping Five around a sense of self

    Self   Six   Five  
  • When you can no longer differentiate between the insanity spewed onto the blank page, and the madness evident in the all-but shattered mirror...that's when you know you're doing it right.

  • Funny the way it is, not right or wrong, somebody's heart is broken, and it becomes your favorite song.

    Song   Heart   Broken  
  • Would you not like to be, sittin' on top of the world with your legs hanging free?

  • I go back to South Africa at least once a year, sometimes twice, and usually for a month. And probably, I'm guessing, I'll spend more time back there as I get older.

    Years   Guessing   Months  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • Because life is short but sweet for certain

    Life   Sweet   Certain  
  • Take what you can from your dreams, Make them as real as anything...

    "Song: Grey Street (Busted Stuff)". 2002.
  • I guess, and it may be a flaw, that I think about rhythm more [than anything else]. I'm always wanting to find something unusual. I've started to try and write more traditionally, but for whatever reason, I tend toward trying to find something that sounds more like a pattern to me.

  • Tomorrow is no place to place your better days.

  • I don't feel like I'm standing in a position where I have some right above other people to say what I think. We should all be talking to each other about what we think is important - whether we're in politics, or whether we're checking out at a grocery store. We shouldn't put walls up between each other.

    Wall   Thinking   Talking  
    Source: www.cnn.com
  • The problem is someone will try to convince you That they know the answer no matter the question Be wary of those who believe in a neat little world 'Cause it's just ..... crazy - you know that it is

    Crazy   Believe   Trying  
  • I don't touch electric guitars. It's just not my thing - I stick with acoustic guitars only.

  • Come and relax now, put your troubles down. No need to bear the weight of your worries, just let them all fall away.

    Fall   Worry   Relax  
  • But then there are magical, beautiful things in the world, and there's incredible acts of kindness and bravery and in the most unlikely places, and it gives you hope.

    "Dave Matthews On His Band's 'Unique Sort Of Love Affair'". "All Things Considered" with Guy Raz, www.npr.org. September 8, 2012.
  • The saddest part of the human race is we're obsessed with this idea of 'us and them,' which is really a no-win situation, whether it's racial, cultural, religious or political.

  • Yorke's lyrics make me want to give up. I could never in my wildest dreams find something as beautiful as they find for a single song - let alone album after album.

    Beautiful   Dream   Song  
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    Dave Matthews

    • Born: January 9, 1967
    • Occupation: Singer-songwriter