10 inspirational quotes from David Bowie

7 January 2020, 16:47

David Bowie
David Bowie. Picture: Getty

By Tom Eames

David Bowie was one of the most talented and celebrated artists of all time.

Four years on from his passing, we've collected just a handful of the legendary singer's best ever quotes to move and inspire you:

  1. "Gentleness clears the soul, love cleans the mind and makes it free.”

    David Bowie
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  2. “I find only freedom in the realms of eccentricity.”

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  3. “Make the best of every moment. We’re not evolving. We’re not going anywhere.”

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

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  5. "Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming."

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  6. "The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time."

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  7. "I feel confident imposing change on myself. It's a lot more fun progressing than looking back. That's why I need to throw curve balls."

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  8. "I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I'm working for me."

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  9. "All my big mistakes are when I try to second-guess or please an audience. My work is always stronger when I get very selfish about it."

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  10. "Fame can take interesting men and thrust mediocrity upon them."

    David Bowie
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