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  • Fame, what you like is in the Limo. Fame, what you get is no tomorrow.

    Song: Fame D Bowie J Lennon C Alomar
  • I've learned to relax and be my present age and my present position. I feel comfortable on my mid-thirties. It doesn't seem such an alien place to be.

  • I think fame itself is not a rewarding thing. The most you can say is that it gets you a seat in restaurants.

    Q magazine Interview, April 1990.
  • Would you carry a razor, in case, just in case of depression?

    Song: Young Americans
  • It would be positively boring if minds were in tune.

    David Bowie (2016). “David Bowie: The Last Interview”, p.35, Melville House
  • Look up here, I'm in heaven.

    "Song: "Lazarus" ("Blackstar")". December 17, 2015.
  • If you want it, boys, get it here, thing.

    Song: Sweet Thing, Album: Diamond Dogs, 1974
  • I think it's rather a waste of time endlessly singing the same songs every night for a year, and it's just not what I want to do.

    "David Bowie On The Ziggy Stardust Years: 'We Were Creating The 21st Century In 1971'". "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross, www.npr.org. 2002.
  • Tony Visconti and I had been wanting to work together again for a few years now. Both of us had fairly large commitments and for a long time we couldn't see a space in which we could get anything together.

  • I don't make changes to confuse anyone. I'm just searching. That's what causes me to change. I'm just searching for myself.

  • I've always been very chauvinistic, even in my boy-obsessed days. But I was always a gentleman. I alwaysd treated my boys like real ladies. Always escorted them properly and, in fact, I suppose if I were a lot older - like 40 or 50 - I'd be a wonderful sugar daddy to some little queen down in Kensington. I'd have a houseboy named Richard to order around.

  • In fact, everything I do is about the conceptualizing and realization of a piece of work, whether it's the recording or the performance side.

    "David Bowie On The Ziggy Stardust Years: We Were Creating The 21st Century In 1971". Interview with Terry Gross, www.npr.org. January 11, 2016.
  • I'm looking for backing for an unauthorized auto-biography that I am writing. Hopefully, this will sell in such huge numbers that I will be able to sue myself for an extraordinary amount of money and finance the film version in which I will play everybody.

  • For here Am I sitting in a tin can, Far above the world. Planet Earth is blue, And there's nothing I can do.

    "Song: 'Space Oddity'". 1969.
  • Once I've written something it does tend to run away from me. I don't seem to have any part of it - it's no longer my piece of writing.

    David Bowie (2016). “David Bowie: The Last Interview”, p.17, Melville House
  • I'm drawn between the light and dark.

  • Mine is really - Ziggy Stardust, characters, "Let's Dance." That's me in the American.

    "David Bowie On The Ziggy Stardust Years: 'We Were Creating The 21st Century In 1971'". "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross, www.npr.org. 2002.
  • I probably also wanted to be black at that particular time [ 9 years old] as well.

    Source: www.npr.org
  • It's odd but even when I was a kid, I would write about 'old and other times' as though I had a lot of years behind me. Now I do, so there is a difference in the weight of memory.

    "Rock's Heathen Speaks". Livewire Interview, www.concertlivewire.com. June 16, 2002.
  • It's much easier for me to say that, the kind of music I didn't listen to was pretty much that. I mean everything, from jazz to classical to popular. And Tibetan horns were a great part of it in 1966, '67.

    "David Bowie On The Ziggy Stardust Years: 'We Were Creating The 21st Century In 1971'". "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross, www.npr.org. 2002.
  • We could steal time, just for one day We can be Heroes, for ever and ever What d'you say?

    Song: Heroes, 1977
  • If we could be heroes, if just for one day.

    Song: & Quot;Heroes & Quot ;, 1977
  • The world that I inhabit in reality is probably very different world than the one people expect that I would be in. It is quite sedate. It's far removed from a lot of what they would feel to be the limousine traveling rock existence, or whatever.

    Interview with Joe Smith, blankonblank.org. June 3, 1987.
  • Questioning my spiritual life has always been germane to what I was writing. Always. It's because I'm not quite an atheist and it worries me. There's that little bit that holds on: 'Well, I'm almost an atheist. Give me a couple of months.'

  • There's a schizoid streak within the family anyway so I dare say that I'm affected by that. The majority of the people in my family have been in some kind of mental institution, as for my brother he doesn't want to leave. He likes it very much.

    David Bowie (2016). “David Bowie: The Last Interview”, p.21, Melville House
  • Critics I don't understand. They get too intellectual. They're not very well-versed in street talk; it takes them longer to say it. So they have to do it in dictionaries and they take longer to say it.

    David Bowie (2016). “David Bowie: The Last Interview”, p.31, Melville House
  • Put on your red shoes, and dance the blues.

    Song: Let's Dance, Album: Let's Dance, 1983
  • If I hadn't had my children, I would have been discouraged a lot quicker. It would have been much more easy for me to say, "You know what, let the whole thing go. Have a good time, because these people, this place - it's just not worth it." You know? I can't do that anymore. I look into those eyes and they look at me so trustingly that I'm gonna make sure that [they're thinking], "Hey, you did a good thing bringing me into the world, daddy. I'm going to have a great life!"

    "David Bowie & Mos Def: The Style Council". Interview with Ben White, www.complex.com. August, 2003.
  • Rather than really have, like a close relationship to anything that's coming out today, people are just, they've got it on as background music. It's kind of the same way the cabdrivers use music; it's very disposable.

    Source: ca.complex.com
  • [While] my life started taking on all the problems of addiction. So that took me off into an area where relationships were absolutely impossible to handle on any real level. . . . Even communicating with other people was impossible.

    Source: www.chicagotribune.com
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David Bowie

  • Born: January 8, 1947
  • Died: January 10, 2016
  • Occupation: Musician