David Robert Jones was an English singer and actor. He was born on 8 January 1947. He is one of the World’s best selling music artists with estimated 140 million albums sales worldwide. He is best known for his innovative work during the 1970s. Here is the collection of David Bowie quotes and sayings.

“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.”
David Bowie

“I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. I felt very puny as a human. I thought, ‘Fuck that. I want to be a superhuman.”
David Bowie

“People are so fucking dumb. Nobody reads anymore, nobody goes out and looks and explores the society and culture they were brought up in. People have attention spans of five seconds and as much depth as a glass of water.”
David Bowie

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“Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.”
David Bowie Quotes

“Turn and face the strange changes.”
David Bowie, Changes

“Speak in extremes, it’ll save you time.”
David Bowie

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“There’s a terror in knowing what the world is about.”
David Bowie

“I’m a born librarian with a sex drive.”
David Bowie

“Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.”
David Bowie

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“What is the quality you most like in a man? The ability to return books.”
David Bowie

“I’m always amazed that people take what I say seriously. I don’t even take what I am seriously.”
David Bowie Quotes

“We can be heroes just for one day.”
David Bowie Heroes

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“The truth is, of course, that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.”
David Bowie

“I’m an instant star, just add water.”
David Bowie

“I’ll paint you moments of gold, I’ll spin you Valentine evenings…”
David Bowie

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“Once you lose that sense of wonder at being alive, you’re pretty much on the way out…”
David Bowie Quotes

“I’m just an individual who doesn’t feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I’m working for me.”
David Bowie

“If it works, it’s out of date.”
David Bowie

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“I can ask for cigarettes in every language.”
David Bowie

“The moment you know you know you know.”
David Bowie

“As you get older the questions come down to two or three. How long have I got and what am I gonna do with the time I’ve got left?”
David Bowie

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“Heathenism is a state of mind. You can take it that I’m referring to one who does not see his world. He has no mental light. He destroys almost unwittingly. He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life. He is the 21st century man.”
David Bowie Quotes

“I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.”
David Bowie

“You would think that a rock star being married to a super-model would be one of the greatest things in the world. It is.”
David Bowie

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“Everywhere I looked, demons of the future [were] on the battlegrounds of one’s emotional plane.”
David Bowie

“Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have.”
David Bowie

“Gentleness clears the soul. Love cleans the mind and makes it Free.”
David Bowie

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“Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I’ve seen on some of the songs that I’ve written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in.”
David Bowie Quotes

“This is a mad planet,” David Bowie said in 1971. “It’s doomed to madness.”
David Bowie

“The only art I’ll ever study is stuff that I can steal from.”
David Bowie

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“All art is unstable. Its meaning is not necessarily that implied by the author, There is no authoritative active voice. There are only multiple readings.”
David Bowie

“And I don’t care what anybody says; I like doing it, and it’s what I shall continue to do.”
David Bowie

“On the other hand, what I like my music to do to me is awaken the ghosts inside of me. Not the demons, you understand, but the ghosts.”
David Bowie

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“There’s a taste in my mouth and it’s no taste at all.”
David Bowie Quotes

“I can see light at the end of the tunnel and it isn’t a train.”
David Bowie

“Sometimes I don’t feel as if I’m a person at all. I’m just a collection of other people’s ideas.”
David Bowie

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“I find only freedom in the realms of eccentricity.”
David Bowie

“It’s always time to question what has become standard and established.”
David Bowie

“Make the best of every moment. We’re not evolving. We’re not going anywhere.”
David Bowie

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“To not be modest about it, you’ll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I’ve worked with have done their best work by far with me.”
David Bowie Quotes

“I’m afraid of Americans.”
David Bowie

“I have someone who loves me for me. Seriously, it REALLY helps!”
David Bowie

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“I don’t know how many times someone has come up to me and said, “Hey, Lets dance!”. I hate dancing. God, it’s stupid.”
David Bowie

“A song has to take on character, shape, body and influence people to an extent that they use it for their own devices. It must affect them not just as a song, but as a lifestyle.”
David Bowie

“I’m a person who can take on the guises of people I meet. I’m a collector, and I collect personalities and ideas.”
David Bowie

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“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 Quotes

“Tomorrow belongs to those who hear it coming.”
David Bowie, Heroes

“The wrong words make you listen in this criminal world.”
David Bowie

“I change my mind a lot. I usually don’t agree with what I say very much. I’m an awful liar.”
David Bowie, The Last Interview and other Conversations

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