Quotations About / On: SONG
The historical and the understanding is like a chant it is more than a song.
A poem is nothing other than a song that fell in love with its words
He who trumpets only one song soon plays alone.
Death is my song life my melody and music my eternity.
(Life and music.)
Sing me the song of Death, the cacophony of the living is deafening.
(life and death)
Some songs are timely, while some are timeless.
'African mothers are the best composers of baby songs'.
In writing songs I've learned as much from Cézanne as I have from Woody Guthrie.
(Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. Quoted in Clinton Heylin, Dylan: Behind the Shades, ch. 25 (1991).)
Love Songs Now: Fewer broken hearts, more sexual misery.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
A song is anything that can walk by itself.
(Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. Bringing It All Back Home (album), sleeve notes (1965).)