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1. "Kau percaya tidak seseorang bisa berubah dalam waktu yang tidak diduga?" - Dylan"
Author: Alvi Syahrin
2. "Dylan, myself and my father were in a two hour movie called The Sand Kings, which started off the Outer Limits series. It was sort of the two hour pilot movie."
Author: Beau Bridges
3. "I had the only beard in the Western Hemisphere that made Bob Dylan's look good."
Author: Bill Walton
4. "But, in the end, even a song that's as politically bland as Blowin in the Wind, you probably wouldn't get up and sing that now, whereas some of Bob Dylan's love songs that were contemporary with that, like say Girl from the North Country, you can still get up an play now."
Author: Billy Bragg
5. "Even if you don't have all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don't have that you don't want (Bob Dylan's dad)"
Author: Bob Dylan
6. "Ll the merry little elves can go hang themselves My faith is as cold as can be I'm stacked high to the roof, and I'm not without proof If you don't believe me, come see.You think i'm blue I think so too In my words you'll find no guile The game's gotten old The deck's gone cold And i'm gonna have to put you down for a while The game's gotten old The deck's gone cold I'm gonna have to put you down for a while-Bob Dylan, "Huck's Tune"
Author: Bob Dylan
7. "Back seat drivers don't know the feel of the wheelbut they sho' know how to make a fuss"Bob Dylan/Bonnie Raitt, "Let's Keep It Between Us," 1982"
Author: Bob Dylan
8. "My love was Bob Dylan, but as I got older I realized a good ballad was a good ballad."
Author: Bonnie Raitt
9. "I listen to Radio 4 and put the iPod on shuffle. I like the randomness of, say, the Stones, then something from Nina Simone, Nick Drake or Bob Dylan."
Author: Catherine McCormack
10. "Was her whole life going to be like this now, avoiding certain songs or music that reminded her of her mistakes? Billie Holiday made her think of Eric Dalton; Iron & Wine was Jeremiah; and if things didn't work out with Kara, she'd never be able to listen to Bob Dylan again. By the time she reached her twenties, she'd be a huge, lumbering mass of musical baggage."
Author: Cecily Von Ziegesar
11. "But right nowit's Bob DylanBob Dylan BobDylan all theway."
Author: Charles Bukowski
12. "I can't stand Bob Dylan."
Author: Charlotte Church
13. "Do I have to get diapers?" he asked."Why, did Kade shit himself?" she laughed.Dylan huffed loudly.  Eyebrows knitted together, "DO I NEED TO GET BOTTLES?"Jen rolled her eyes and shook her head as if he were crazy, "Don't you think it's too early to start drinking?  You just got up…""IS THERE ANYTHING IN YOUR OVEN?""I'M NOT BAKING ANYTHING, YOU MORON! WHY ARE YOU YELLING AT ME?"My God, you have surrounded me with idiots."
Author: Christine Zolendz
14. "With a thick note of disbelief in her voice, Jilly said, 'You went through the wall to California?'[Dylan] 'Yeah. Why not? Where'd you think we went-Narnia? Oz? Middle Earth? California's weirder than any of those places, anyway.'"Page 246"
Author: Dean Koontz
15. "You guess? What the hell kind of answer is that? Your playboy days are over, Dylan! You're mine, God damn it. That big dick belongs only to me now."
Author: Ella Dominguez
16. "I surrender to the pain because it pleases my Master and I know he enjoys giving it to me and that he needs to give it to me in order for him to feel content. That, Dylan, is what appeals to me about BDSM. Pleasing you, my Master, owner and husband, and cherishing you for the Dominant that you are, and feeling a sense of pride in the pleasure and joy that I give to you when I'm obedient and things are perfect and just the way you want them to be. BDSM gives me that sense of purpose and that purpose is to submit to you completely and to accept your gift of submission to me."
Author: Ella Dominguez
17. "Bubble gum angels swooped from top margins or scraped their wings between teeming paragraphs, maidens with golden hair dripped sea blue tears into the books spine, grape-colored whales spouted blood around a newspaper item (pasted in) listing arrivals to the endangered spieces list. Six hatchlings cried from shattered shells near an entry made on Easter. Cecilia had filled the pages with a profusion of colors and curlicues, candyland ladders and striped shamrocks."
Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
18. "His smile was like a Dylan album and a cup of coffee on a sunny afternoon"
Author: Jen Archer Wood
19. "And you don't want to just totally mess up the rhythm when you're playing with Bob Dylan."
Author: Jenna Elfman
20. "My heroes were Dylan, John Lennon and Picasso, because they each moved their particular medium forward, and when they got to the point where they were comfortable, they always moved on."
Author: John Hughes
21. "The heroes of our youth grow old - 'the boys of summer in their ruin,' in Dylan Thomas's verse - yet we seem the same."
Author: John Thorn
22. "We are at a crossroads in the music business: with the rise of the internet, the world we live in has changed, and the past is not coming back. But I see the glass as half-full: the internet and social networking are new avenues for the next Bob Dylan to be born on."
Author: Jon Bon Jovi
23. "Bob Dylan was the source of pop music's unpredictability in the Sixties. Never as big a record-seller as commonly imagined, his importance was first aesthetic and social, and then as an influence."
Author: Jon Landau
24. "The early Bob Dylan was compulsively drawn to the conflict between stability and the search for immortality."
Author: Jon Landau
25. "Mingus Rude, Arthur Lomb, Gabriel Stern and Tim Vandertooth, even Aaron K. Doily: Dylan never met anyone who wasn't about to change immediately into someone else. His was a special talent for encountering persons about to shed one identity or disguise for another. He took it in stride by now."
Author: Jonathan Lethem
26. "Joaquin Sabina is one of my favorites. He's like a legend. He's like our Bob Dylan, or our Bruce Springsteen. He's one of the most talented writers of our Latin music."
Author: Juanes
27. "I would never hit Dylan. I would never hurt her. But I just beat her up with words."
Author: Katie Kacvinsky
28. "I pick up Dylan. He certainly takes after his father: about three-quarters of his body weight seems to be head, and three-quarters of that is ears."
Author: Ken Jennings
29. "Dylan sighed. Some days he sighed more than others, and some days it seems like he did nothing but. He had a face that could have been on a Roman coin, and I'd heard his real name was something unpronouncable and Goth. Not like black-lipstick-and-angst, but actual barbarian."
Author: Lili St. Crow
30. "Within the microcosm of a film you get drawn to people. There are certain projects you care enormously about, and 'The Edge Of Love' was one because I was portraying a great hero of mine, Dylan Thomas."
Author: Matthew Rhys
31. "Dylan leaned down, and she could feel his lips, soft and inviting, gently kissing hers. Then Dylan was gone."
Author: Melissa De La Cruz
32. "And I don't expect anyone can bring about a revolution in the way that Bob Dylan did - and really didn't - in the 1960s."
Author: Michael Stipe
33. "Actually, I never liked Dylan's kind of music before; I always thought he sounded just like Yogi Bear."
Author: Mick Ronson
34. "Whoa," Connor Stoll said. "Back up. Zoom in right there.""What?" Annabeth said nervously. "You see invaders?""No, right there—Dylan's Candy Bar." Connor grinned at his brother. "Dude, it's open. And everyone is asleep. Are you thinking what I'm thinking?""Connor!" Katie Gardner scolded. She sounded like her mother, Demeter. "This is serious. You are not going to loot a candy store in the middle of a war!""Sorry," Connor muttered, but he didn't sound very ashamed."
Author: Rick Riordan
35. "Alec sounded defeated. "You just don't know when to shut up, do you?""It's a gift," Dylan said."
Author: River Jaymes
36. "I was buying Bob Dylan mainly, everything I could get hold of by him."
Author: Robyn Hitchcock
37. "I call it fan fatigue. I went to see Bob Dylan last year, who I think is absolutely incredible, but he suffers from his audience."
Author: Roger Daltrey
38. "You listen to Bob Dylan and you can't help but think of the 60s, it's very relational and if artists are true artists and not just mere musicians they need to be truthful because the music doesn't come from them it comes from the universe and it's to be shared. At best, we're skilled presenters, and I say that at best."
Author: Serj Tankian
39. "If Dylan and I had metby chatting on the Netin a room of cyberspaceinstead of face to faceand I hadn't seen his lipsor the way he moves his hipswhen he does that sexy danceand I hadn't had a chanceto look into his eyesand be dazzled by their sizeand all that I had seenwere his letters on my screen,then I might as well confess:I think I would have liked himless."
Author: Sonya Sones
40. "It's only sixteen ninety-five," I say with a flutter of my lashes."You're serious."I prop my hands on my waist and stick out a hip, striking a pose worthy of a supermodel. "Look at me. Don't I look serious?"She collapses into the chair outside the dressing room in a fit of giggles so cute they make my insides fizz. "No! You must be stopped," she says."Why?" I strut down an aisle of yellowed lingerie, swiveling my hips, batting bras with flicks of my fingers. "I will be the king of the disco. I will be—" I spin and strike another pose. "An inspiration."She sniffs and swipes at her eyes. "The real Dylan would die before he'd be seen in public in something like that.""The real Dylan is boring." I brace my hands on the arms of her chair and lean down until our faces are a whisper apart. "And he's not one fourth the kisser I am.""Is that right?" Her lips quirk."You know it is."Her smile melts, and her breath comes faster. "Yeah. I do."
Author: Stacey Jay
41. "Por un momento no pudo seguir adelante, se sentía empalado por los centenares de ojos muertos y coléricos que lo miraban desde los automóviles. Recordó un verso de Dylan "Te espere en medio del trafico congelado... cuando sabias que debía estar en otra parte... ¿pero donde estas tu esta noche, dulce Marie?(Larry Underwood- Apocalipsis- Pag 447/1585)"
Author: Stephen King
42. "Dylan: "I'd stolen chocolate from there, back when I was into that kind of thing. Stealing, not chocolate... whatever."
Author: Susan Bischoff
43. "Dylan, while he is in the shower and he and Joss are only seperated by the curtain and his invisibility:Dylan: "Maybe if you would come in here and scrub my back it would speed things up."Joss: "I'm not invisible."Dylan: "I know this."
Author: Susan Bischoff
44. ""Joss""What?""What?" Dylan asked back."You just said my name.""No I didn't""Sorry that was me."I sat up, banging my head on the roof. "Who is that?""Hey, stay down here where the air is good, okay?" Dylan pulled me gently back down. "Hows your head?""Not good, I think.""Um, okay, so you here me. Heather's right, you do think loud. I mean, I've never heard you before, but my Talent seems to be a lot more selective than her's. But now that she's got me turned in to you-""Who are you?""It's still me, Marshall. It's Dylan. I'm right here.""My name's Joel.""Joel?""Joss, what are you talking about?" He took my face in his hands. "Who's Joel?""The voice in my head, I guess.""Jesus."
Author: Susan Bischoff
45. "Everybody is waiting for cooler weather--and I am just waiting for you--. (Bob Dylan in a letter)"
Author: Suze Rotolo
46. "In 1952, Muddy cut the song 'Rollin' Stone.' It was a nationwide success, and the song echoes down through rock n' roll history. Bob Dylan cut a tribute by the same name, an English band decided to call themselves the Rolling Stones, and the magazine that first embraced music as a serious cultural phenomenon was itself called 'Rolling Stone.'"
Author: Tim Cahill
47. "Everyone desperately tries to find a sound and to pin you to a sound, like Jake Bugg. They say he sounds like Bob Dylan or Oasis... You can't be a new artist and just be yourself. I mean, I have a whole load of different influences that I don't... There's not just one artist... I mean, I really want to be something that someone hasn't heard before."
Author: Tom Odell
48. "The unified field theory that ties together Jobs personality and products begins with his most salient trait: his intensity. His silences could be as searing as his rants; he had taught himself to stare without blinking. Sometimes this intensity was charming, in a geeky way, such as when he was explaining the profundity of Bob Dylan's music or why whatever product he was unveiling at that moment was the most amazing thing that Apple had ever made. At other times it could be terrifying, such as when he was fulminating about Google or Microsoft ripping of Apple."
Author: Walter Isaacson
49. "Dylan can do no wrong."
Author: Warren Zevon
50. "Dylan doesn't have to make Blonde On Blonde every time."
Author: Warren Zevon

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A summer rain had left the night clean and sparkling with drops of water. I leaned against the end pillar of the gallery, my head touching the soft tendrils of a jasmine which grew there in a constant battle with a wisteria, and I thought of what lay before me throughout the world and throughout time, and resolved to go about it delicately and reverently, learning that from each thing which would take me best to another."
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