A poem is a naked person… Some people say that I am a poet.
More quotes by Bob Dylan
Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot.
Maybe in the 90s or possibly in the next century people will look upon the 80s as the age of masturbation, when it was taken to the limit; that might be all that’s going on right now in a big way.
More quotes about Art
An artist can only be evaluated after he’s dead. At the 11th hour he might do something that will eclipse everything else.
The conventional notions of art have changed, and a lot of things done today are considered works of art that would have been rejected in the past.
One of the things about creativity is you can be in denial about these things. When I found out I had cancer, there were four hours in which I was pounding my head on the marble kitchen top saying, “I can’t believe it, I can’t believe it.” But then I felt as if this little army in uniform was flooding me. They had come to help me fight it. I felt really strong about it after that. It was one of the strongest periods of my life.
Creative Arts raise a person to another level of consciousness as if you could imagine life before words.
If you believe in your art and you love what you do, that energy will go out and people will respond.
If you hold onto the beauty and inspiration and the clarity that is music, you will have an anchor, you will not be too far swayed by what the world is.
Can anybody be given creativity? No. Only equipment to develop it if it’s in them in the first place.
Everybody has that feeling when they look at a work of art and it’s right, that sudden familiarity, a sort of…recognition, as though they were creating it themselves, as though it were being created through them while they look at it or listen to it.