20 Inspirational David Bowie Quotes

David Bowie unfortunately passed early just a couple of weeks ago this year, on January 10th. Bowie was an English singer, songwriter, actor, and icon within the music industry.

As a tribute, I’ve compiled a list of 23 David Bowie quotes, that still let his legend live on. check them out, and if you enjoy them don’t forget to share them on your Facebook and Twitter.


20 Inspirational David Bowie Quotes

1. “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” – David Bowie

2. “You can neither win or lose if you don’t run the race.” – David Bowie

3. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” – David Bowie

4. “I re-invented my image so many times that I’m in denial I was originally an overweight Korean woman.” – David Bowie

5. “The only art I’ll ever study is stuff that I can steal from.” – David Bowie

6. “Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you’ll ever have.” – David Bowie

7. “All I have is my love of love an love is not loving.” – David Bowie

8. “I’m not a prophet or a stone age man, just a mortal with the potential of a superman. I’m living on.” – David Bowie

9. “I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.” – David Bowie

10. “We can be heroes, just for one day.” – David Bowie

11. “As an adolescent, I was painfully shy, withdrawn.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. I continued designing characters with their own complete personalities and environments. I put them into interviews with me! Rather than be me — which must be incredibly boring to anyone — I’d take Ziggy in, or Aladdin Sane or The Thin White Duke. It was a very strange thing to do.” – David Bowie

12. “Get your feet back on the ground.” – David Bowie

13. “I’m an instant star. Just add water and stir.” – David Bowie

14. “I think my spaceship knows which way to go.” – David Bowie

15. “I believe that I often bring out the best in someone’s talents.” – David Bowie

16. “The only real failure is trying to second-guess the taste of an audience. Nothing comes out of that except a kind of inward humiliation.” – David Bowie

17. “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.” – David Bowie

18. “Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.” – David Bowie

19. “I’m always amazed that people take what I say seriously. I don’t even take what I am seriously.” – David Bowie

20. “I can ask for cigarettes in every language.” – David Bowie

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