Conor Oberst Quotes

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Conor Oberst quotes: We might die from medication but we sure killed all the pain We might die from medication but we sure killed all the pain
Conor Oberst quotes: There's nothing that the road cannot heal There's nothing that the road cannot heal
Conor Oberst quotes: I like ideas, but I don't like being preached to. I like ideas, but I don't like being preached to.
Conor Oberst quotes: The sound of loneliness makes me happier. The sound of loneliness makes me happier.
Conor Oberst quotes: And I sing and sing of awful things The pleasure that my sadness brings. And I sing and sing of awful things The pleasure that my sadness brings.
Conor Oberst quotes: A boycott is, inherently, a blunt instrument. It is an imperfect weapon, a carpet bomb, when all involved would prefer a surgical strike. A boycott is, inherently, a blunt instrument. It is an imperfect weapon, a carpet bomb, when all involved would prefer a surgical strike.
Conor Oberst quotes: If there's a song that stops meaning anything to me, then I'll quit playing it. If there's a song that stops meaning anything to me, then I'll quit playing it.
Conor Oberst quotes: I have a terrible memory in general, but one thing I've always been able to remember is my songs. I have a terrible memory in general, but one thing I've always been able to remember is my songs.
Conor Oberst quotes: Why are you scared to dream of god when it's salvation that you want? Why are you scared to dream of god when it's salvation that you want?
Conor Oberst quotes: I'm happy just because I found out I am really no one I'm happy just because I found out I am really no one
Conor Oberst quotes: Cause I swear that I'm dying, slowly but its happening. Cause I swear that I'm dying, slowly but its happening.
Conor Oberst quotes: It's human nature to wonder. It's human nature to wonder.
Conor Oberst quotes: I would prefer to be a little nervous, because when you stop being nervous is kind of when you stop caring. I would prefer to be a little nervous, because when you stop being nervous is kind of when you stop caring.
Conor Oberst quotes: If the world could remain within a frame like a painting on the wall, I think we'd see the beauty then and stand staring in awe. If the world could remain within a frame like a painting on the wall, I think we'd see the beauty then and stand staring in awe.
Conor Oberst quotes: Hip-hop music has done a very good job of maintaining the political context, where they stand and not giving a sh-t what people think. Hip-hop music has done a very good job of maintaining the political context, where they stand and not giving a sh-t what people think.
Conor Oberst quotes: My head's a carousel of pictures and The spinning never stops. My head's a carousel of pictures and The spinning never stops.
Conor Oberst quotes: Movement has been one of the few constants in my life, and I always feel a great sense of optimism when I set off to a new place. Movement has been one of the few constants in my life, and I always feel a great sense of optimism when I set off to a new place.
Conor Oberst quotes: It's hard to get people to focus on one idea. It's hard to get people to focus on one idea.
Conor Oberst quotes: I believe that vinyl will outlast CDs. I believe that vinyl will outlast CDs.
Conor Oberst quotes: To finish a song is the best feeling in the world. To finish a song is the best feeling in the world.
Conor Oberst quotes: If I loved you, well that's my fault If I loved you, well that's my fault
Conor Oberst quotes: Rock and roll seems to have had a mellowing in the business where it got harder to sell individual records and make money doing that. Rock and roll seems to have had a mellowing in the business where it got harder to sell individual records and make money doing that.
Conor Oberst quotes: Love's an excuse to get hurt. Love's an excuse to get hurt.
Conor Oberst quotes: I enjoy recording and performing, but it's the songwriting that I love most. I enjoy recording and performing, but it's the songwriting that I love most.
Conor Oberst quotes: I like the Alice in Wonderland sculpture in Central Park. I love how it's been rained on forever and looks worn down by time. I like the Alice in Wonderland sculpture in Central Park. I love how it's been rained on forever and looks worn down by time.
Conor Oberst quotes: Everything must belong somewhere. I know that now, that's why I'm staying here. Everything must belong somewhere. I know that now, that's why I'm staying here.
Conor Oberst quotes: No lies, just love. No lies, just love.
Conor Oberst quotes: It's not a movie, no private screening This method acting, well, I call that living It's not a movie, no private screening This method acting, well, I call that living
Conor Oberst quotes: You should never be embarrassed by your trouble with living, because it's the ones with the sorest throats who have done the most singing. You should never be embarrassed by your trouble with living, because it's the ones with the sorest throats who have done the most singing.
Conor Oberst quotes: Each song [Desaparecidos] has a seed that it came from. We're trying to take that and broaden it out and make it resonate with people. Each song [Desaparecidos] has a seed that it came from. We're trying to take that and broaden it out and make it resonate with people.
Conor Oberst quotes: There's all body types, but there's just one size. There's all body types, but there's just one size.
Conor Oberst quotes: I'm not the most technically savvy person in the world. Like, I'm not good at troubleshooting when stuff happens to my digital music. I'm not the most technically savvy person in the world. Like, I'm not good at troubleshooting when stuff happens to my digital music.
Conor Oberst quotes: We've all seen the power music has to spread messages of solidarity and hope. We've all seen the power music has to spread messages of solidarity and hope.
Conor Oberst quotes: If you love something, give it away. If you love something, give it away.
Conor Oberst quotes: One of my favorite modern American authors is Denis Johnson. I'm deeply inspired by all of his work - I rip him off constantly. One of my favorite modern American authors is Denis Johnson. I'm deeply inspired by all of his work - I rip him off constantly.
Conor Oberst quotes: My family is Catholic. I went to a Catholic school, that kind of thing, so that was my childhood for sure. My family is Catholic. I went to a Catholic school, that kind of thing, so that was my childhood for sure.
Conor Oberst quotes: Life is always surprising to me. When you think it's going to get dull, it never really does. Life is always surprising to me. When you think it's going to get dull, it never really does.
Conor Oberst quotes: I need some meaning I can memorize. The kind I have always seems to slip my mind. I need some meaning I can memorize. The kind I have always seems to slip my mind.
Conor Oberst quotes: The world's become a little too mean. The world's become a little too mean.
Conor Oberst quotes: I wanna be your happiness. I wanna be your common sense pain. I wanna be your happiness. I wanna be your common sense pain.
Conor Oberst quotes: There is no Hell when you die so don't look so worried There is no Hell when you die so don't look so worried
Conor Oberst quotes: And in the morning when the sun rise. Look in the water, see the blue sky. As if heaven has been laid there at our feet. And in the morning when the sun rise. Look in the water, see the blue sky. As if heaven has been laid there at our feet.
Conor Oberst quotes: We [ Desaparecidos] try to be the opposite of apathetic. There are so many young people in America that are apathetic. We [ Desaparecidos] try to be the opposite of apathetic. There are so many young people in America that are apathetic.
Conor Oberst quotes: Art is essentially communication. It doesn't exist in a vacuum. That's why people make art, so other people can relate to it. Art is essentially communication. It doesn't exist in a vacuum. That's why people make art, so other people can relate to it.
Conor Oberst quotes: When I started writing songs, I was doing it for myself and a small circle of friends. And gradually, over the years, an audience became involved. When I started writing songs, I was doing it for myself and a small circle of friends. And gradually, over the years, an audience became involved.
Conor Oberst quotes: And me I'm in the bathroom crying out my eyelids because it's hard to be a man when you're scared, just like a little kid. And me I'm in the bathroom crying out my eyelids because it's hard to be a man when you're scared, just like a little kid.
Conor Oberst quotes: Screaming is bad for the voice, but it's good for the heart. Screaming is bad for the voice, but it's good for the heart.
Conor Oberst quotes: I'd rather be working for a paycheck, than waiting to win the lottery. Besides, maybe this time it's different, I mean, I really think you like me. I'd rather be working for a paycheck, than waiting to win the lottery. Besides, maybe this time it's different, I mean, I really think you like me.
Conor Oberst quotes: I've cried, and you'd think I'd be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life. I've cried, and you'd think I'd be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life.
Conor Oberst quotes: I'm very interested in writing - it just takes so much discipline, whether it's short stories or novels. I'm very interested in writing - it just takes so much discipline, whether it's short stories or novels.
Conor Oberst quotes: My main thing is just to keep writing. I've been doing some songwriting that's for my own record, I suppose. My main thing is just to keep writing. I've been doing some songwriting that's for my own record, I suppose.
Conor Oberst quotes: It seems like everything I do musically I tend to lose a few fans and gain a few fans, and it all kind of evens out. It seems like everything I do musically I tend to lose a few fans and gain a few fans, and it all kind of evens out.
Conor Oberst quotes: So when your new eyes meet mine they won't see no lies, just love ... So when your new eyes meet mine they won't see no lies, just love ...
Conor Oberst quotes: The worst thing you can do as an artist is to repeat yourself. The worst thing you can do as an artist is to repeat yourself.
Conor Oberst quotes: I swear that I'm dying slowly but it's happening, and if the perfect spring is waiting somewhere ... just take me there. I swear that I'm dying slowly but it's happening, and if the perfect spring is waiting somewhere ... just take me there.
Conor Oberst quotes: One by one I drowned all the people I'd been. One by one I drowned all the people I'd been.
Conor Oberst quotes: You can do a lot to shape the feeling of a song by the way you record it. You can do a lot to shape the feeling of a song by the way you record it.
Conor Oberst quotes: I find that moving keeps me optimistic, the idea of what's going to be down the road a bit or around the next bend. I find that moving keeps me optimistic, the idea of what's going to be down the road a bit or around the next bend.