Bob Dylan

Jesus tapped me on the shoulder and said, Bob, why are you resisting me? I said, Iím not resisting you! He said, You gonna follow me? I said, Iíve never thought about that before! He said, When youíre not following me, youíre resisting me.

All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.

You learn from a conglomeration of the incredible past -- whatever experience gotten in any way whatsoever.

It pays to know who your friends are but it also pays to know you ainít got any friends.

Despite everybody who has been born and has died, the world has just gone on. I mean, look at Napoleon -- but we went right on. Look at Harpo Marx -- the world went around, it didnít stop for a second. Itís sad but true. John Kennedy, right?

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.

To live outside the law, you must be honest.

This land is your land & this land is my land Ė sure -- but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.

Money doesnít talk, it swears.

In writing songs Iíve learned as much from Cťzanne as I have from Woody Guthrie.

I am against nature. I donít dig nature at all. I think nature is very unnatural. I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature canít touch with decay.

When I first heard Elvisís voice I just knew that I wasnít going to work for anybody and nobody was gonna be my boss. Hearing him for the first time was like busting out of jail.

Donít matter how much money you got, thereís only two kinds of people: thereís saved people and thereís lost people.

I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged.

Iíve been up the mountain and I had a choice. Should I come down? So I came down. God said, ďOkay, youíve been up on the mountain, now you go down. Youíre on your own, free. Check in later, but now youíre on your own.Ē

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