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Quote: As an adolescent, I was painfully shy, withdrawn. I didn't really have the nerve to sing my songs on stage, and nobody else was doing them. I decided to do them in disguise so that I didn't have to actually go through the humiliation of going on stage and being myself. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of David Bowie quote; white text on black background

As an adolescent, I was painfully shy, withdrawn. I didn't really have the nerve to sing my songs on stage, and nobody else was doing them. I decided to do them in disguise so that I didn't have to actually go through the humiliation of going on stage and being myself.


Quote: I guess it's flattering that everyone believed I was those characters, but it also is dehumanizing. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

I guess it's flattering that everyone believed I was those characters, but it also is dehumanizing.


Quote: I change my mind a lot. I usually don't agree with what I say very much. I'm an awful liar. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

I change my mind a lot. I usually don't agree with what I say very much. I'm an awful liar.




Quote: What I do is I write mainly about very personal and rather lonely feelings, and I explore them in a different way each time. You know, what I do is not terribly intellectual. I'm a pop singer for Christ's sake. As a person, I'm fairly uncomplicated. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

What I do is I write mainly about very personal and rather lonely feelings, and I explore them in a different way each time. You know, what I do is not terribly intellectual. I'm a pop singer for Christ's sake. As a person, I'm fairly uncomplicated.


Quote: I don't profess to have music as my big wheel and there are a number of other things as important to me apart from music. Theatre and mime, for instance. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

I don't profess to have music as my big wheel and there are a number of other things as important to me apart from music. Theatre and mime, for instance.


Quote: I re-invented my image so many times that I'm in denial that I was originally an overweight Korean woman. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

I re-invented my image so many times that I'm in denial that I was originally an overweight Korean woman.


Quote: When you think about it, Adolf Hitler was the first pop star. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

When you think about it, Adolf Hitler was the first pop star.


Quote: I went through all the musicians in my life who I admire as bright, intelligent, virtuosic players. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

I went through all the musicians in my life who I admire as bright, intelligent, virtuosic players.


Quote: I had to resign myself, many years ago, that I'm not too articulate when it comes to explaining how I feel about things. But my music does it for me, it really does. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

I had to resign myself, many years ago, that I'm not too articulate when it comes to explaining how I feel about things. But my music does it for me, it really does.


Quote: I never could get over the fact that The Pixies formed, worked and separated without America taking them to its heart or even recognizing their existence for the most part. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

I never could get over the fact that The Pixies formed, worked and separated without America taking them to its heart or even recognizing their existence for the most part.


Quote: I don't like to read things that people write about me. I'd rather read what kids have to say about me because it's not their profession to do that. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

I don't like to read things that people write about me. I'd rather read what kids have to say about me because it's not their profession to do that.


Quote: As you get older, the questions come down to about two or three. How long? And what do I do with the time I've got left? by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

As you get older, the questions come down to about two or three. How long? And what do I do with the time I've got left?


Quote: It would be my guess that Madonna is not a very happy woman. From my own experience, having gone through persona changes like that, that kind of clawing need to be the center of attention is not a pleasant place to be. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

It would be my guess that Madonna is not a very happy woman. From my own experience, having gone through persona changes like that, that kind of clawing need to be the center of attention is not a pleasant place to be.


Quote: However, there's no theme or concept behind Heathen, just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread that runs through it that is quite as strong as any of my thematic type albums. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

However, there's no theme or concept behind Heathen, just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread that runs through it that is quite as strong as any of my thematic type albums.


Quote: 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. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

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.


Quote: I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I'm living on. by author David Bowie overlaid on photo of photo of author David Bowie with quote

I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I'm living on.


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