Bob Dylan Quotes and Sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, sad and funny Bob Dylan quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more famous quotes on QuoteLicious.

  • Full name: Robert Allen Zimmerman
  • Born: May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States
  • Occupation: Singer-song writer, artist, writer.
  • Genres: Folk, blues, rock, gospel, country, traditional pop,vocal jazz

Bob Dylan quotes about success

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What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. ~Bob Dylan

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When you’ve got nothing, you’ve got nothing to lose. ~Bob Dylan


The only thing I knew how to do was to keep on keeping on. ~Bob Dylan


You can’t be happy by doing something groovy. ~Bob Dylan

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Bob Dylan quotes about death

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Death to me means nothing as long as I can die fast. ~Bob Dylan


You hear a lot about God these days: God, the beneficent; God, the all-great; God, the Almighty; God, the most powerful; God, the giver of life; God, the creator of death. I mean, we’re hearing about God all the time, so we better learn how to deal with it. But if we know anything about God, God is arbitrary. ~Bob Dylan


You’re going to die. You’re going to be dead. It could be 20 years, it could be tomorrow, anytime. So am I. I mean, we’re just going to be gone. The world’s going to go on without us. All right now. You do your job in the face of that, and how seriously you take yourself you decide for yourself. ~Bob Dylan


I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I’ll die like a poet. ~Bob Dylan


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


Colleges are like old-age homes, except for the fact that more people die in colleges. ~Bob Dylan


Bob Dylan quotes about friendship


I gotta friend who spends his life, stabbing my picture with a bowie knife. Dreams of strangling me with a scarf, when my name comes up he pretends to barf. ~Bob Dylan

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Chaos is a friend of mine. ~Bob Dylan


You’ve got a lotta nerve to say you are my friend. When I was down you just stood there a grinin. ~Bob Dylan

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More inspirational Bob Dylan quotes

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There is nothing so stable as change. ~Bob Dylan


A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom. ~Bob Dylan

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Money doesn’t talk, it swears. ~Bob Dylan


Inspiration is hard to come by. You have to take it where you find it. ~Bob Dylan


I really didn’t consider myself happy or unhappy. ~Bob Dylan


Yesterday’s just a memory, tomorrow is never what it’s supposed to be. ~Bob Dylan


All I can do is be me, whoever that is. ~Bob Dylan


Don’t matter how much money you got, there’s only two kinds of people: there’s saved people and there’s lost people. ~Bob Dylan


I am against nature. I don’t dig nature at all. I think nature is very unnatural. I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature can’t touch with decay. ~Bob Dylan

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Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be. ~Bob Dylan


To live outside the law, you must be honest. ~Bob Dylan


All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie. ~Bob Dylan


Just because you like my stuff doesn’t mean I owe you anything. ~Bob Dylan


I never saw myself as a folk singer. ~Bob Dylan


You just don’t wake up one day and decide that you need to write songs. ~Bob Dylan


He not busy being born, is busy dying. ~ Bob Dylan

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