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Nick Cave quotes: I always thought my records were number one; it's just the charts didn't think so. I always thought my records were number one; it's just the charts didn't think so.
Nick Cave quotes: A gentleman never talks about his tailor. A gentleman never talks about his tailor.
Nick Cave quotes: I don't really do Japanese interviews. I don't think there's much call for me in Japan. I don't really do Japanese interviews. I don't think there's much call for me in Japan.
Nick Cave quotes: I just want to leave this world with a massive catalog of songs. I just want to leave this world with a massive catalog of songs.
Nick Cave quotes: Writing is a necessary thing for me, just to keep myself level. It has beneficial effects on my life. Writing is a necessary thing for me, just to keep myself level. It has beneficial effects on my life.
Nick Cave quotes: I write songs from the point of view I had at a time;I'm not tryingto write songs from a young person's point of view.That only ends in disaster. I write songs from the point of view I had at a time;I'm not tryingto write songs from a young person's point of view.That only ends in disaster.
Nick Cave quotes: I'm a bad motherfucker, don't you knowand I'll crawl over fifty good pussies just to get to one fat boy's asshole, said Stagger Lee. I'm a bad motherfucker, don't you know
and I'll crawl over fifty good pussies just to get to one fat boy's asshole, said Stagger Lee.
Nick Cave quotes: No wonder sorrow doesn't smile much. No wonder sadness is so sad. No wonder sorrow doesn't smile much. No wonder sadness is so sad.
Nick Cave quotes: I have an armchair interest in gardening, but I don't like to get my knees dirty. I don't have a garden. I have an armchair interest in gardening, but I don't like to get my knees dirty. I don't have a garden.
Nick Cave quotes: Buddy, you've been warned. Buddy, you've been warned.
Nick Cave quotes: To sustain hatred is a very difficult thing to do, year after year. It's exhausting. To sustain hatred is a very difficult thing to do, year after year. It's exhausting.
Nick Cave quotes: My true intent is all for your delight. My true intent is all for your delight.
Nick Cave quotes: I suspect the older you get the more invisible you become. I suspect the older you get the more invisible you become.
Nick Cave quotes: I still feel very much an imposter in the whole music scene, which I'm quite happy about to be honest. I still feel very much an imposter in the whole music scene, which I'm quite happy about to be honest.
Nick Cave quotes: When I perform onstage, I'm actually kind of nearsighted, so I don't have any real, true understanding of what the audience is like. When I perform onstage, I'm actually kind of nearsighted, so I don't have any real, true understanding of what the audience is like.
Nick Cave quotes: I'm not religious, and I'm not a Christian, but I do reserve the right to believe in the possibility of a god. I'm not religious, and I'm not a Christian, but I do reserve the right to believe in the possibility of a god.
Nick Cave quotes: I don't write happy songs. Who does? I don't know anybody who writes happy songs, really. I don't write happy songs. Who does? I don't know anybody who writes happy songs, really.
Nick Cave quotes: I'm hugely self-critical in the morning. I'm hugely self-critical in the morning.
Nick Cave quotes: My father was a teacher and my mother also worked in the school, so the family has a background in education. My father was a teacher and my mother also worked in the school, so the family has a background in education.
Nick Cave quotes: When you're talking about rock n' roll, myth-making is what it's all about. When you're talking about rock n' roll, myth-making is what it's all about.
Nick Cave quotes: God is in everything whether I'm mentioning him or not. God is in everything whether I'm mentioning him or not.
Nick Cave quotes: If you got a trumpet, get on your feet, brother, and blow it! If you got a trumpet, get on your feet, brother, and blow it!
Nick Cave quotes: Some people, myself in particular, have an adversarial relationship with the camera, and it sprouts up in every photograph. Some people, myself in particular, have an adversarial relationship with the camera, and it sprouts up in every photograph.
Nick Cave quotes: No fish can swim until the King is born, until the King is born in Tupelo. No fish can swim until the King is born, until the King is born in Tupelo.
Nick Cave quotes: Most of my ideals and stuff really come from my mother. Most of my ideals and stuff really come from my mother.
Nick Cave quotes: Do I personally believe in a personal God? No. Do I personally believe in a personal God? No.
Nick Cave quotes: I have a particular dislike for children's films. I'm way past the novelty aspect. I have a particular dislike for children's films. I'm way past the novelty aspect.
Nick Cave quotes: Stars have their moments then they die. Stars have their moments then they die.
Nick Cave quotes: Oh, a passing, skeptical kind of interest. I'm a hammer-and-nails kind of guy. Oh, a passing, skeptical kind of interest. I'm a hammer-and-nails kind of guy.
Nick Cave quotes: You write a scene, and it works or it doesn't. It's immediate. You write a scene, and it works or it doesn't. It's immediate.
Nick Cave quotes: I think I have always had a pretty strong creative impulse. And that has probably saved me from abandoning myself completely. I think I have always had a pretty strong creative impulse. And that has probably saved me from abandoning myself completely.
Nick Cave quotes: I am the captain of my pain. I am the captain of my pain.
Nick Cave quotes: You're one microscopic cog in his catastrophic plan. You're one microscopic cog in his catastrophic plan.
Nick Cave quotes: If you took love out of the equation, I wouldn't know what else to write about. If you took love out of the equation, I wouldn't know what else to write about.
Nick Cave quotes: I want to write songs that are so sad, the kind of sad where you take someone's little finger and break it in three places. I want to write songs that are so sad, the kind of sad where you take someone's little finger and break it in three places.
Nick Cave quotes: My music has to do with beauty, and it's intended to, if not lift the spirits, then be a kind of a balm to the spirits. My music has to do with beauty, and it's intended to, if not lift the spirits, then be a kind of a balm to the spirits.
Nick Cave quotes: I am damned,' thinks Bunny Munro in a sudden moment of self-awareness reserved for those who are soon to die. I am damned,' thinks Bunny Munro in a sudden moment of self-awareness reserved for those who are soon to die.
Nick Cave quotes: What we [outsiders] feel America is really about - the kind of crazed ravings of the Christian right - when it's probably something quite different. What we [outsiders] feel America is really about - the kind of crazed ravings of the Christian right - when it's probably something quite different.
Nick Cave quotes: He who seeks, finds, and who knocks, will be let in, He who seeks, finds, and who knocks, will be let in,
Nick Cave quotes: Oh, fuck it, I'm a monster, I admit it! Oh, fuck it, I'm a monster, I admit it!
Nick Cave quotes: Comatose, Pa's wife, the slobstress, buried an armchair beneath her bulk. Comatose, Pa's wife, the slobstress, buried an armchair beneath her bulk.
Nick Cave quotes: I think there's a certain numbness in modern society, that accepts certain kinds of violence, but represses other kinds of violence. I think there's a certain numbness in modern society, that accepts certain kinds of violence, but represses other kinds of violence.
Nick Cave quotes: And I kissed away a thousand tears My lady of the Various Sorrows Some begged, some borrowed, some stolen Some kept safe for tomorrow. And I kissed away a thousand tears My lady of the Various Sorrows Some begged, some borrowed, some stolen Some kept safe for tomorrow.
Nick Cave quotes: I'm an Australian, and when I grew up much of my influences were American - blues music and country music, all that sort of thing. I'm an Australian, and when I grew up much of my influences were American - blues music and country music, all that sort of thing.
Nick Cave quotes: You searched through all my poets, From Sappho through to Auden, I saw the book fall from your hands, As you slowly died of boredom. You searched through all my poets, From Sappho through to Auden, I saw the book fall from your hands, As you slowly died of boredom.
Nick Cave quotes: You ain't got no self-respect,you feel like an insectWell don't you worry buddy,cause here he comes You ain't got no self-respect,
you feel like an insect
Well don't you worry buddy,
cause here he comes
Nick Cave quotes: Vagina man,' said Bunny, and his two colleagues went quiet and nodded in silent agreement. Vagina man,' said Bunny, and his two colleagues went quiet and nodded in silent agreement.
Nick Cave quotes: People are always surprised to see clues to my being a normal kind of guy. As if I'm somehow letting the team down. People are always surprised to see clues to my being a normal kind of guy. As if I'm somehow letting the team down.
Nick Cave quotes: The problem with books, now that I've written one, is that the idea of adaptation is so much easier than sitting down to write something new. The problem with books, now that I've written one, is that the idea of adaptation is so much easier than sitting down to write something new.
Nick Cave quotes: Texting is apocalyptic on some level. It's a reduction of things. Texting is apocalyptic on some level. It's a reduction of things.
Nick Cave quotes: I would hate to think my songs were giving advice to people. I would hate to think my songs were giving advice to people.
Nick Cave quotes: I can control the weather with my moods. I just can't control my moods. I can control the weather with my moods. I just can't control my moods.
Nick Cave quotes: Love is a state that I would like to exist in continuously. Love is a state that I would like to exist in continuously.
Nick Cave quotes: As Australians, we see the law as inherently bad. We have a real inherent distaste for authority in our makeup. As Australians, we see the law as inherently bad. We have a real inherent distaste for authority in our makeup.
Nick Cave quotes: Being a parent can make you a horrible person at times, because you're pushed to the limit constantly. Being a parent can make you a horrible person at times, because you're pushed to the limit constantly.
Nick Cave quotes: I write hate lyrics really well. It's not every day you can use them, really. I write hate lyrics really well. It's not every day you can use them, really.
Nick Cave quotes: A is for Answering all your prayers, N is for kNowing that your loverman's going to be the answer ... A is for Answering all your prayers, N is for kNowing that your loverman's going to be the answer ...
Nick Cave quotes: Hamlet got a gun now. Hamlet got a gun now.
Nick Cave quotes: Most people wait for the muse to turn up. That's terribly unreliable. I have to sit down and pursue the muse by attempting to work. Most people wait for the muse to turn up. That's terribly unreliable. I have to sit down and pursue the muse by attempting to work.
Nick Cave quotes: I see it as my duty in some way is to be out in the world as an Australian putting forward what I consider to be authentic Australian music. I see it as my duty in some way is to be out in the world as an Australian putting forward what I consider to be authentic Australian music.
Nick Cave quotes: A rock musician's career is short-lived. To extend it, you need to do other things to keep yourself fresh. A rock musician's career is short-lived. To extend it, you need to do other things to keep yourself fresh.
Nick Cave quotes: am the guy with the flies. I am the one that dies. am the guy with the flies. I am the one that dies.