Townes Van Zandt Quotes
I don't know why I write really depressing songs. I'm a kind of melancholy guy, I suppose. But I figure I'm about normal.
I don't envision a very long life for myself. I think my life will run out before my work does. I've designed it that way.
Human's can't live in the present as animals do; they just live in the present. But human's are always thinking about the future or the past.
What I do is between me and the Lord, to examine and possibly alter the state of grace in which I live, and thereby the state of grace of anybody who listens.
I was just tapped on the shoulder from above and told to write these songs, as opposed to wanting to be a success in the music business.
I don't think you can ever do your best. Doing your best is a process of trying to do your best.
I'm the mold that grunge was grown in.
I'd like to write some songs that are so good that nobody understands them. Not even myself.