Robert Zimmerman Dylan, Bob Dylan (1941) is one of the most influential singer-songwriters of the twentieth century, known for songs that talk about social and political issues.
Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards, such as that of Doctor Honoris Causa by Princeton University, several Grammy Awards, an Oscar Award, the career award in recognition of his artistic career and many others. He is also Commander of the Order of Arts and French Letters.
In June 2007, the musician was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts, and a year later he received an honorary recognition of the Pulitzer Prize for his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by his lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power.
In 2016 the Swedish Academy awarded him the Nobel Prize for literature for creating new poetic expressions within the great tradition of the American song. Bob Dylan is the first musician to win this award.
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Famous quotes by Bob Dylan
Sometimes it is not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things do not mean.
I change over the course of a day. I wake up and I am a person, and when I go to sleep, I know with certainty that I am another person.
How many times can a man turn his head and pretend he just doesn't see?
Do not criticize what you cannot understand.
He who does not care about being born is taking care of death.
The answer, my friend, is flying like the wind.
Sometimes silence can be like thunder.
I will let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours.
You can always come back, but you can't retrace all the way.
The future for me is already a thing of the past. You were my first love and you will be my last.
If you don't think there's a price for this sweet paradise, just remind me to show you the scars.
If you try to be someone other than yourself, you will fail; If you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. On the other hand, there is no success like failure
You cannot be wise and in love at the same time.
When you feel what you are in your instinct and then dynamically pursue it, do not give up and do not give up, then you will baffle many people.
If I lived my life for what others think, the heart inside me would have died.
Dealing with my own life takes priority over other people who deal with my life.
Music attracts angels in the universe.
People have difficulty accepting anything that overwhelms them.
People call you this or that. But I can't answer because then it seems that I'm on the defensive, you know? What really matters?
I live a little where I am.
Art is the perpetual movement of illusion. The highest purpose of art is to inspire. What else can you do? What else can you do for someone other than inspire him?
All the people I used to know are now an illusion for me.
Experience teaches us that silence is what terrifies people the most.
All the money you earned will never buy your soul again.
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
People rarely do what they believe. They do what is convenient, then they repent.
If you don't underestimate me, I won't underestimate you.
Your mind is your temple, keep it beautiful and free. Don't let an egg settle in it for something you can't see.
Everything happens, everything changes, just do what you think you should do.
What do I owe to the rest of the world? Nothing.
I fought with my twin, my inner enemy.
I was born far from where I belong and I'm on my way home.
The technology to eliminate the truth is now available. Not everyone can afford it, but it is available. When the cost drops, be careful!
There is a wall between you and what you want, and you have to jump it.
What drives me, drives me crazy.
If you need someone you can trust, trust yourself.
You don't need a meteorologist to know which side the wind blows.
There is nothing as stable as change.
Steal a little and they put you in jail. Steal a lot and make you king.
The purpose of art is to stop time.
All I could do was keep on keeping
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
What is money? A man succeeds if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in the middle has done what he wants to do.
Behind every beautiful thing, there is some kind of pain.
You get older. You start to have hope for other people instead of yourself.
We have never arrived. We are in a constant state of becoming.
You need something to open a new door, something you saw before but that you missed hundreds of times.
You always have to be prepared, but you never know what for.
All I can do is be me, whoever it is.
Sometimes you just have to bite your upper lip and put on sunglasses.
Grow up to be fair, grow to be true. May you always know the truth and see the lights around you. May you always be brave, stay upright and be strong. May you stay forever young.
Yesterday is just a memory, tomorrow is never what it is supposed to be.
It's worth knowing who your friends are, but it's also worth knowing that you don't have friends.
All the truth in the world adds to a great lie.
Do not criticize what you cannot understand.