1. Bob Dylan

 

 

Bob Dylan Quotes

“No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.”
— Bob Dylan

“I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.”
— Bob Dylan

“You better start swimming, or you’ll sink like a stone. Because the Time’s they are a-changing.”
— Bob Dylan

“Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.”
— Bob Dylan

“Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.”
Bob Dylan

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.”
— Bob Dylan “All I can do is be me. Whoever that is.”
— Bob Dylan

“He not busy being born is busy dying.”
— Bob Dylan

“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

2. Paul McCartney

 

 

Paul McCartney Quotes

“I can’t deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions.”
— Paul McCartney

“I think people who create and write, it actually does flow – just flows from into their head, into their hand, and they right it down. It’s simple.”
— Paul McCartney

“Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music.”
— Paul McCartney

“Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard.”
— Paul McCartney

“I don’t work at being ordinary.”
— Paul McCartney

“Somebody said to me, ‘But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.’ That’s a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, ‘Now, let’s write a swimming pool.”
— Paul McCartney

“I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.”
— Paul McCartney

“And, in the end
The love you take
is equal to the love you make.”
— Paul McCartney

“If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.”
— Paul McCartney

3. John Lennon

 

 

John Lennon Quotes

“If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that’s a problem. Peace and love are eternal.”
— John Lennon

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.”
— John Lennon

“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.”
John Lennon

“If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.”
— John Lennon

“You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!”
— John Lennon

Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
— John Lennon

“Imagine there’s no countries
It isn’t hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace

You may say that I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope someday you’ll join us
And the world will be as one”
— John Lennon

“All we are saying is give peace a chance.”
— John Lennon

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”
— John Lennon

4. Chuck Berry

 

 

Chuck Berry Quotes

“Music is an important part of our culture and record stores play a vital part in keeping the power of music alive”
— Chuck Berry

“Everything I wrote about wasn’t about me, but about the people listening.”
Chuck Berry

“Roll over Beethoven, tell Tchaikovsky the news.”
— Chuck Berry

“I’m a millionaire, but I cut the grass. And each time I cut it, it’s my grass. And that is satisfying.”
— Chuck Berry

“Science and religion are both the same thing. They’re there; they’re life. If it’s not science, it’s not a fact.”
— Chuck Berry

5. Smokey Robinson

 

 

Smokey Robinson Quotes

“So I wanted to sing inspirational music, and that’s exactly how I approached it – only the words have been changed to declare my relationship with God. ”
— Smokey Robinson

“In fact, I wouldn’t really call this a Gospel album, I call it more an inspirational album.”
— Smokey Robinson

“As a kid, this is what I wanted my life to be. Not in my wildest dreams did I ever dare to dream that it would be this.”
Smokey Robinson

“Drugs are in every walk of life – doctors, lawyers, preachers, the guy who works for IBM, teenagers on the street, teenagers in school.”
— Smokey Robinson

6. Paul Simon

 

 

Paul Simon Quotes

“All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.”
— Paul Simon

“I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.”
— Paul Simon

“Hello darkness my old friend I’ve come to talk with you again.”
— Paul Simon

“The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and tenements halls and whispered in the sounds of silence.”
Paul Simon

“Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.”
— Paul Simon

“There’s something about the sound of a train that’s very romantic and nostalgic and hopeful.”
— Paul Simon

“You want to be a writer, don’t know how or when? Find a quiet place, use a humble pen.”
— Paul Simon

“My life so common it disappears and sometimes even music cannot substitute for tears.”
— Paul Simon

“As long as you have capital punishment there is no guarantee that innocent people won’t be put to death.”
— Paul Simon

“Faith is an island in the setting sun, But proof is the bottom line for everyone.”
— Paul Simon

7. Joni Mitchell

 

 

Joni Mitchell Quotes

“They paved paradise And put up a parking lot.”
— Joni Mitchell

“I’ve looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It’s life’s illusions I recall I really don’t know life at all.”
— Joni Mitchell

“We are stardust, we are golden, We are billion year old carbon, And we got to get ourselves back to the garden.”
Joni Mitchell

“I see music as fluid architecture. ”
— Joni Mitchell

“Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.”
— Joni Mitchell

“There are things to confess that enrich the world, and things that need not be said.
— Joni Mitchell

“No one likes to have less than they had before. That’s the nature of the human animal.”
— Joni Mitchell

“I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don’t see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven’t recorded it.”
— Joni Mitchell

8. Stevie Wonder

 

 

Stevie Wonder Quotes

“Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.”
— Stevie Wonder

“Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision.”
— Stevie Wonder

“You can’t base your life on other people’s expectations.”
Stevie Wonder

“We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.”
— Stevie Wonder

“Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.”
— Stevie Wonder

9. Bob Marley

 

 

Bob Marley Quotes

“Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.”
— Bob Marley

“love the life you live. live the life you love.”
— Bob Marley

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
— Bob Marley

“None but ourselves can free our minds.”
— Bob Marley

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”
— Bob Marley

“Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.”
Bob Marley

“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.”
— Bob Marley

“One love, one heart . . . Let’s get together and feel all right.”
— Bob Marley

“Don’t worry about a thing, ’cause every little thing gonna be all right.”
— Bob Marley

“Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?”
— Bob Marley

“Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.”
— Bob Marley

10. Brian Wilson

 

 

Brian Wilson Quotes

“I wake up in the morning and I say ‘Ahh! Today’s the day for a song! I’m going to write a song today!’ And I do. I write a song.”
— Brian Wilson

“The Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Phil Spector. Those were my idols.”
— Brian Wilson

“If there’s not love present, it’s much, much harder to function. When there’s love present, it’s easier to deal with life.”
Brian Wilson

“I’m not a genius. I’m just a hard-working guy.”
— Brian Wilson

“I’d earned over a million dollars by the time I was old enough to vote.”
— Brian Wilson