Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Captain Beefheart Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
But I have been in some very beautiful churches, then I’ve looked outside and seen people starving to death.
You can almost judge how screwed up somebody is by the kind of toilet paper they use. Go in any rich house and it’s some weird coloured embossed stuff.
We see the moon, don’t we? So it’s our eye. Animals see us, don’t they? So we’re their animals.
Johnny Rotten. He’s a big fan of mine. I used to see him out in the audience in England and he’d stand up and holler. He’s funny. Smart too, and a nice guy. Don’t think he’s a jerk because he isn’t.
Man has done a lot to make himself dangerous and animals get the worst of all of it. But then, man too is an animal.
I don’t know anything about music.
Most of modern rock and roll is a product of guilt.
I’d rather play a tune on a horn, but I’ve always felt that I didn’t want to train myself. Because when you get a train, you’ve got to have an engine and a caboose. I think it’s better to train the caboose. You train yourself, you strain yourself.
We’re all colored, or you wouldn’t be able to see anyone.
I don’t look like a desert person because I stay indoors most of the day and fool around at night. That’s what the desert animals do – they don’t have a tan either.
If you want to be a different fish, jump out of school.
I don’t even know what sound is, much less what it’s for. It isn’t to make money that’s for sure. I’ve never made any.
I don’t like getting out when I could be painting. And when I’m painting, I don’t want anybody else around.
I think Shakespeare is really the one. Words as music and music as words. Everything he wrote was good, which is really frightening.
When I see a dolphin, I know it’s just as smart as I am.
I don’t think artists are made, I think they’re born.
I live in a Mobile Home – I’ve never had a house, except once; I rented a log cabin.
James Brown is important because he decorates the clock correctly and he’s good with lower mathematics. Don’t get me wrong – he’s good.
The wind is a very difficult sound to get. It’s always changing.
I think most people try to get others to see through their eyes.
You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.
The stars are matter, we’re matter, but it doesn’t matter.
I’d never just want to do what everybody else did. I’d be contributing to the sameness of everything.
With my voice and my band, I can do anything.
I would never kill a living thing, although I probably have inadvertently while driving automobiles.