Facts about Patti Smith

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Patti Smith is a famous Musician from USA, he/she is still alive and was born December 20, 1946.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by Patti.

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Famous quotes by Patti Smith (33)


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"Artists are traditionally resistant to labels"
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"As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag"
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"Jesus died for somebody's sins but not mine"
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"Let's just say that I think any person who aspires, presumes, or feels the calling to be an artist has a built-in sense of duty"
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"No, my work does not reflect my sexual preferences, it reflects the fact that I feel total freedom as an artist"
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"Then I read Little Women, and of course, like a lot of really young girls, I was very taken with Jo - Jo being the writer and the misfit"
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"Besides me wanting to be an artist, I wanted to be a movie star"
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"Everyone thinks of God as a man - you can't help it - Santa Claus was a man, therefore God has to be a man"
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"First of all, anybody who has lasted 30 and went through the 60's is really a survivor"
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"Horses pretty much broke as a record in England"
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"When I was younger, I felt it was my duty to wake people up. I thought poetry was asleep. I thought rock 'n' roll was asleep"
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"My mother answers all my fan mail"
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"Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire"
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"People have the power to redeem the work of fools"
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"I like gettin' old"
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"I never thought I was gonna live to 30"
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"Maybe I'll be 48 and die in the gutter in Paris"
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"Mohammed personally mapped out seven heavens. If he got to seven, you know there's more"
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"Christianity made us think there's one heaven"
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"I have a daughter who's 11 years old. Maybe she'll grow up independent and really really heavy and become a movie star and she'll play me in my life story"
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"In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth"
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"Americans just don't know what being a movie star's all about"
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"If I have any regrets, I could say that I'm sorry I wasn't a better writer or a better singer"
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"My sunglasses are like my guitar"
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"An artist is somebody who enters into competition with God"
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"I had a really happy childhood - my siblings were great, my mother was very fanciful, and I loved to read. But there was always financial strife"
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"I think I'm constantly in a state of adjustment"
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"I've always thrived on the encouragement of others"
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"In the period where I had to live the life of a citizen - a life where, like everybody else, I did tons of laundry and cleaned toilet bowls, changed hundreds of diapers and nursed children - I learned a lot"
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"An artist may have burdens the ordinary citizen doesn't know, but the ordinary citizen has burdens that many artists never even touch"
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"I always enjoyed doing transgender songs"
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"In fact, I thought my calling was to be a painter"
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"Those who have suffered understand suffering and therefore extend their hand"


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