Legendary British musician David Bowie died from cancer at the age of 69 on Sunday. In rememberance of Bowie’s insanely cool life, here’s a roundup of some of his iconic quotes.
'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.'
Source: 60 Minutes, 2002.
'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.'
'You would think that a rock star being married to a supermodel would be one of the greatest things in the world. It is.'
Souce: Huffington Post
'I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. I felt very puny as a human. I thought, 'F**k that. I want to be a superhuman.''
'I suppose for me as an artist it wasn't always just about expressing my work; I really wanted, more than anything else, to contribute in some way to the culture I was living in.'
'I was virtually trying anything... And I think I have done just about everything that it's possible to do -- except really dangerous things, like being an explorer. But anything that Western culture has to offer -- I've put myself through it.'
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