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Quote: When I got my first TV set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships with other people. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

When I got my first TV set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships with other people.


Quote: Wasting money puts you in a real party mood. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Wasting money puts you in a real party mood.


Quote: It must be hard to be a model, because you'd want to be like the photograph of you, and you can't ever look that way. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

It must be hard to be a model, because you'd want to be like the photograph of you, and you can't ever look that way.


Quote: I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is 'In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.' by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is 'In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.'


Quote: Just because people throw it out and don't have any use for it, doesn't mean it's garbage. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Just because people throw it out and don't have any use for it, doesn't mean it's garbage.


Quote: Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.


Quote: Day after day I look in the mirror and I still see something. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Day after day I look in the mirror and I still see something.


Quote: You have to be willing to get happy about nothing. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

You have to be willing to get happy about nothing.


Quote: I think everybody should like everybody. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I think everybody should like everybody.


Quote: The reason I'm painting this way is that I want to be a machine, and I feel that whatever I do and do machine-like is what I want to do. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

The reason I'm painting this way is that I want to be a machine, and I feel that whatever I do and do machine-like is what I want to do.


Quote: I never fall apart, because I never fall together. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I never fall apart, because I never fall together.


Quote: I smoke pot because I want to go to heaven before I die. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I smoke pot because I want to go to heaven before I die.


Quote: New things are always better than old things. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

New things are always better than old things.


Quote: I want to die with my blue jeans on. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I want to die with my blue jeans on.


Quote: I learned that you actually have more power when you shut up. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I learned that you actually have more power when you shut up.


Quote: The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting.


Quote: The world fascinates me. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

The world fascinates me.


Quote: Fashion is more art than art is. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Fashion is more art than art is.


Quote: I like boring things. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I like boring things.


Quote: There is beauty in everything, Just not everybody sees it. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

There is beauty in everything, Just not everybody sees it.


Quote: Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That's one of my favorite things to say. So what. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That's one of my favorite things to say. So what.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, "So what."
"My mother didn't love me." So what.
"My husband won't ball me." So what.
"I'm a success but I'm still alone." So what.
I don't know how I made it through all the years before I learned how to do that trick. It took a long time for me to learn it, but once you do, you never forget.


Quote: Look poor, think rich. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Look poor, think rich.


Quote: As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it.


Quote: Perception precedes reality. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Perception precedes reality.


Quote: After being alive, the next hardest work is having sex. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

After being alive, the next hardest work is having sex.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

After being alive, the next hardest work is having sex. Of course, for some people it isn't work because they need the exercise and they've got the energy for the sex and the sex gives them even more energy. Some people get energy from sex and some people lose energy from sex. I have found that it's too much work. But if you have the time for it, and if you need that exercise-then you should do it.


Quote: I could have told her that if something is disappointing I know it's not nothing because nothing is not disappointing. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I could have told her that if something is disappointing I know it's not nothing because nothing is not disappointing.


Quote: The child-like, gum-chewing naïveté , the glamour rooted in despair, the self admiring carelessness, the perfected otherness, the wispiness, the shadowy, voyeuristic, vaguely sinister aura, the pale, soft-spoken magical presence, the skin and bones. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

The child-like, gum-chewing naïveté , the glamour rooted in despair, the self admiring carelessness, the perfected otherness, the wispiness, the shadowy, voyeuristic, vaguely sinister aura, the pale, soft-spoken magical presence, the skin and bones.


Quote: Kiss me with your eyes. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Kiss me with your eyes.


Quote: At the times in my life when I was feeling the most gregarious and looking for bosom friendships, I couldn't find any takers, so that exactly when I was alone was when I felt the most like not being alone... I became a loner in my own mind... I decided I'd rather be alone. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of Andy Warhol quote; white text on black background

At the times in my life when I was feeling the most gregarious and looking for bosom friendships, I couldn't find any takers, so that exactly when I was alone was when I felt the most like not being alone... I became a loner in my own mind... I decided I'd rather be alone.


Quote: I've never made the separation between, say, the museum and the hardware store. I mean, I enjoy both of them, and I want to combine the two. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I've never made the separation between, say, the museum and the hardware store. I mean, I enjoy both of them, and I want to combine the two.


Quote: Switzerland is my favorite place now, because it's so -- nothing. There is absolutely nothing to do. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Switzerland is my favorite place now, because it's so -- nothing. There is absolutely nothing to do.


Quote: The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.


Quote: Sex is the biggest nothing of all time. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Sex is the biggest nothing of all time.


Quote: The mosquito is the state bird of New Jersey. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

The mosquito is the state bird of New Jersey.


Quote: You have to do stuff that average people don't understand because those are the only good things. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

You have to do stuff that average people don't understand because those are the only good things.


Quote: What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

What's great about this country is America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you can know that the President drinks Coke, Liz Taylor drinks Coke, and just think, you can drink Coke, too. A Coke is a Coke and no amount of money can get you a better Coke than the one the bum on the corner is drinking. All the Cokes are the same and all the Cokes are good.


Quote: Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.


Quote: I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of work, because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of road during night time
Photo Credit: Patrick Hendry

I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of work, because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.


Quote: I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.


Quote: People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.


Quote: Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again.


Quote: I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.


Quote: I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.


Quote: Art? That's a man's name. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Art? That's a man's name.


Quote: It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of pink tulips in close up photography
Photo Credit: Valeriia Miller

It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.


Quote: Since I was shot, everything is such a dream to me. Like I don't know whether I'm alive or whether I died. I wasn't afraid before. And having been dead once, I shouldn't feel fear. But I am afraid. I don't understand why. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Since I was shot, everything is such a dream to me. Like I don't know whether I'm alive or whether I died. I wasn't afraid before. And having been dead once, I shouldn't feel fear. But I am afraid. I don't understand why.


Quote: If you wear a wig, everybody notices. But if you then dye the wig, people notice the dye. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

If you wear a wig, everybody notices. But if you then dye the wig, people notice the dye.


Quote: Now and then, someone would accuse me of being evil -- of letting people destroy themselves while I watched, just so I could film them and tape-record them. But I didn't think of myself as evil -- just realistic. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of bride and groom on green grass field
Photo Credit: Anna Vi

Now and then, someone would accuse me of being evil -- of letting people destroy themselves while I watched, just so I could film them and tape-record them. But I didn't think of myself as evil -- just realistic.


Quote: When you think about it, department stores are kind of like museums. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

When you think about it, department stores are kind of like museums.


Quote: I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell? by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?


Quote: The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.


Quote: I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.


Quote: Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.


Quote: I went to vote once, but I got too scared. I couldn't decide whom to vote for. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I went to vote once, but I got too scared. I couldn't decide whom to vote for.


Quote: Land really is the best art. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Land really is the best art.


Quote: I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.


Quote: I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.' by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.'


Quote: It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger.


Quote: An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

An artist is someone who produces things that people don't need to have but that he -- for some reason -- thinks it would be a good idea to give them.


Quote: I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.' by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of Andy Warhol quote; white text on black background

I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.'


Quote: If you're not trying to be real, you don't have to get it right. That's art. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

If you're not trying to be real, you don't have to get it right. That's art.


Quote: I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.


Quote: I like to work when I'm not working -- do something that may not be considered work, but to me it's work. Getting exercise by going to the grocery store. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

I like to work when I'm not working -- do something that may not be considered work, but to me it's work. Getting exercise by going to the grocery store.


Quote: Everyone needs a fantasy. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Everyone needs a fantasy.


Quote: Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there -- I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there -- I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television.


Quote: My fascination with letting images repeat and repeat -- or in film's case 'run on' -- manifests my belief that we spend much of our lives seeing without observing. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of author Andy Warhol with quote

My fascination with letting images repeat and repeat -- or in film's case 'run on' -- manifests my belief that we spend much of our lives seeing without observing.


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