"This is Radio Freedom"
"We’re all fucked. We’re all fucked. Wouldn’t it be nice if these utopian tech companies could save us? But that’s not likely to happen, so we’re all fucked."
"I want to do something that matters" / "I realised that I was afraid to really really try at something because I had never reached true failure"
"You never listen to word that I said/ You only seen me For the clothes that I wear"
"It takes a long time to fully become who you are"
"I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone."
"We don't know where to stop/ I try and I try but I can't get enough"
"Somebody told me that if you wake up every day and do stuff that's easy, then you're doing the wrong thing"
"Inner city life, inner city pressure"
"I was learning to see and not just look"
"A long time ago we used to be friends"
"I wanted to be with you alone, and talk about the weather"
"All of our days are numbered. We cannot afford to be idle"
"What the hell am I doing here?"
"Maybe it was mean, but i really don't think so. You asked for the truth and I told you."
"Psychologically, it's better that I think i'm dirt"
"A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want."
"Don't shake those hips/ don't bite those lips"
"You are here"
"They used to call me Tricky Kid, I live the life they wish they did, I live the life, don't own a car, Now they call me superstar"
"People are so boring/ but you're something else completely"
"Sing the song or keep it inside"
"All I see is zombies walking all around us/ you can hear them/ you can hear them breathing/ Breathing down your spine"
"Make the best of every moment. We're not evolving. We're not going anywhere"
"I'm just a shy and retreating kind of person. Sometimes I get in a real talkative mood - but not very often."
"We need to start chipping away at the idea that somehow socialism lost and capitalism won, and the free market is the answer to everything and everything will work itself out and everybody will live happily ever after. No, it won’t"
"I’ve never been able to understand the seriousness of it all, the seriousness of pride. People talk, act, live as if they’re never going to die. And what do they leave behind? Nothing. Nothing but a mask."
"Stick with your heart and you'll be fine"
"Pure. This must be. It has to be"
"I need sugar"
"You say I'm such a cliche"
"I'm much too young to let love break my heart"
"Your anger is a gift"
"If I was in world war 2, they'd call me spitfire"
“You ain’t alive and kicking unless you’re fighting.”
“I read bad poetry into your machine / I save your messages just to hear your voice / You always listen carefully to awkward rhymes / You always say your name like I wouldn't know it's you"
"And you may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife, and you may ask yourself how did i get here?"
"When you wake up, each day looks the same, so each day should be a new beginning"
"Nobody can tell me where I can and can't go"
"Ever get the feeling you've been cheated!?"
"Pretending that we live doesn't make us alive"
"Everything people call fabulous or amazing lasts for about ten minutes before the culture moves on to the next thing"
"Stay wilder than the wind"
"Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight."
"Life is short. People are not easy to know. They're not easy to know, so if you don't tell them how you feel, you're not going to get anywhere"
"Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over."
"Be miserable or become someone else"
"Either be hot or cold. If you are lukewarm, the Lord will spew you forth from His mouth"
"Is a dream a lie if it don’t come true Or is it something worse?"
"She liked Tom Waits and the poet's hat
Sixties Kinks and Kerouac"
"Carried your books from school, playing make believe you were married to me"
"Going back to Romford, hi Mum, are you having fun?"
"Girls, boys, art, pleasure"
"I had to work and it never occurred to me not to. But then it's never really been about the money"
“If this world hasn’t made you semi-mad then you ain’t living in it.”
“Put a glide in your stride, a dip in yo' hip and come on up to the mothership”
"I dont' need what I'm holding on to"
"All we have is now"
"Everybody will be dancing tonight."
"Desire is individual. Happiness is common"
"Sometimes you make me feel like I'm living at the edge of the world"
"If every word I said could make you laugh, I'd talk forever"
"The trouble is that you're in love with someone else. It should be me."
"All I want in life's a little bit of love to take the pain away"
"Get up offa that thing and dance til you feel better"
"There's just so little mystery left in music or film. It was all that was magical to me as a child."
"The way you have to think in chess is good for everyday thinking, really, especially for brothers in the urban community who never take that second look, never take that second thought."
"The revolution will be no re-run brothers,The revolution will be live"
"Don't stare at the sun too long"
"A lot of people don't want to make their own decisions. They're too scared. It's much easier to be told what to do"
"I sing about life"
"Run for home, run as fast, as I can"
"Well now, I get low and I get high, And if I can't get either, I really try"/ "Life's going nowhere, somebody help me"
"I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry."
"Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn't mean he lacks vision"
"In the mornin' when you rise/ Do you think of me and how you left me cryin'?/ Are you thinkin' of telephones, and managers,/ And where you got to be at noon?/ You are living a reality I left years ago/ It quite nearly killed me."
“I think of it as saying Yes to Nothing. If your choice is either the wrong thing or nothing, however frightened you are, you’ve got to take nothing. Haven’t you? Hasn’t everyone? No husband, no lover, no band, no money, no confidence. Here goes nothing.”
"As I was lyin in a hospital bed, A rock n roll nurse went into my head"
"I loathe gardening, but I love gardens, and I have two beautiful gardens. I can not bear gardening, but I love gardens."
"I'm on a steady diet of really being here"
"Kick out the jams motherfuckers"
"Nowadays, it's like two different arenas, recording and touring. When I started way back in the day, doing both was nothing, you didn't have to think about it, the road and recording"
"There's nobody as good as the Ramones, never will be."
"I never dreamed that I'd meet somebody like you. And I never dreamed that I'd lose somebody like you."
"With a pinch of rock and a dose of roll, I can warm you up if you get too cold"
"Strangelove, Strange highs and strange lows, Strangelove, That's how my love goes, Strangelove, Will you give it to me, Will you take the pain, I will give to you, Again and again, And will you return it"
"All the school kids so sick of books, they like the punk"
"All I really wanna do, is baby be friends with you"
"I'm the world's forgotten boy, The one who's searchin', searchin' to destroy"
"Well life ain't no joke, But it's good when you smile"
"I'm gonna kick tomorrow"
"Regrets? Who cares?"
"Warm evenings, pale mornings, bottle of blues"
"Well, I don't really concern myself too much with what other people make of my work."
"It's just pure noise for the hell of it"
"It doesn't matter what they say, In the jealous games people play, Our lips are sealed"
"Educated fools; from uneducated schools"
"Living easy, livin' free, season ticket on a one way ride"
"My life ain’t no holiday/ I’ve been through the point of no return"
"Send transmission from the one armed scissor; cut away, cut away"
"It's the end 'cause the game's tired / it's the same vibe Good Times had / right after James died / that's why the gangsta rhymers ain't inspired / heinous crimes help record sales / more than creative lines"
"The businessmen are having fun … I’ve lost touch with reality, they all seem so absurd to me"
“You're just the girl of my dreams, But it seems my dreams never come true"