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By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

Don't convince yourself you're over, don't convince yourself you're done, just because the things around you seem heavy, doesn't mean you can't get off this ground.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

Part of me wishes some of the more obsessive fans would spend a fraction of the time they spend studying the band.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I hate to admit it, but we're badass.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

So the story goes, so I'm told The people he knew were Less than golden hearted Gamblers and robbers Drinkers and jokers, all soul searchers Like you and me

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

For me, in songwriting, I have a route I can take. Maybe there's some forks, I can go this way, this way. But I know those roads. I still have the experience behind me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

We've never played at this place before. This place is big, and I'm kinda nervous, so we're going to make it feel small by pretending we're in a... bedroom. We'll hang off the edge of the bed, take off our shoes and get naked!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

There's war - there's always been war, as long as most of us have been alive. There have always been people being abused, there's always been horrible things in the world. Why are we outraged? We should just be quiet and figure it out, and work it out together.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

Lying under this spell you cast on me Each moment The more I love you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

Oh, man, oh how I wish I didn't smoke or drink to reason with my head.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

The saddest part of the human race is we're obsessed with this idea of 'us and them,' which is really a no-win situation, whether it's racial, cultural, religious or political.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

The reason I play music is to touch people - for selfish reasons, as well. It feels good to make someone else feel something, whether it's a kiss, a painting, good idea or it's a song.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

Remember that there are hundreds of thousands of things you can eat that are not cheese.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

Being a white South African, I enjoyed the better things that that country gave to a small percentage of its population.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

Good music is good music, and everything else can go to hell.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

My voice is soft, but oh, my heart roars!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

People are not very pro-active in general, I think, because we are too busy rushing blindly towards our own goals.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I know I have a very unusual style of playing, where other more recognized and technically proficient players might look at me and wonder what the heck I'm doing. The purpose of my learning to play the way I do was more to accompany my singing. I figured out a style where I'm mentally playing the drums over a simple melody.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

Everyday should be a good day to die

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

Look, Here are we, On this starry night staring into space, And I must say, I feel as small as dust, Lying down here...

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

Is this not enough? This blessed sip of life Is it not enough? Staring down at the ground Then complain and pray for more from above Greedy little pig

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

In many instances, we are much better at fixing our mistakes after we've made them. In some situations, it is easier to sweep things under the rug and forget about them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I swear by now I'm playing time against my troubles I'm coming slow but speeding

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I don't touch electric guitars. It's just not my thing - I stick with acoustic guitars only.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I believe in love, but believe it's love that keeps beating me down.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I don't want to die, obviously, but really, the wonder of life is amplified by the fact that it ends.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

I've never been much of a craftsman, in an educated way. But I think just the experience of writing makes the avenues I follow a little more efficient in some ways. At the same time, when you're young, you're a little more fearless, and there's less of an internal critic.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

Could I have been anyone other than me?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other... maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

Would you not like to be, sittin' on top of the world with your legs hanging free?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

When I look at how fortunate I've been, being a musician... my response to being overpaid is that I should pay it back to my community in some way.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

So often we talk about saving the planet, but what we really mean is to save the planet the way it is, so we can live here. So that is can sustain us.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

Move into kiss those sweet sugar lips, baby looks just like love.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

We give the podium to a lot of people who shouldn't have the podium. The message that's delivered the loudest and in the most entertaining way is the one that we're going to put on because that's what we want. We want ratings more than we want to deliver information. That's just where the culture's gotten.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

Well, I've been in a few car wrecks.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I found there's a fairly blatant racism in America that's already there, and I don't think I noticed it when I lived here as a kid. But when I went back to South Africa, and then it's sort of thrust in your face, and then came back here - I just see it everywhere.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I grew up in a very politically aware family. My mother always taught me to question everything, never believing anything simply at face value - especially the nicest, most adamant politicians.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

Excuse me please, one more drink Could you make it strong cause I don't need to think She broke my heart, my grace is gone One more drink and I'll move on.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

Because one of the properties of music is to entertain and to, I don't mean this lightly, distract us from the things that pull us down. Music should be not only a source for political ideas but also a source of hope.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

I walk into this room All eyes on me now But I do not know the people inside Look straight through me these eyes Seeking more wisdom Than I have to give away

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

Just knowing that the world is round Here I'm dancing on the ground Am I right side up or upside down? Is this real or am I dreaming?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I am who I am who I am who am I Requesting some enlightenment Could I have been anyone other than me?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I'm a fairly tormented artist, and I'm less willing to indulge myself in self-pity, outside of songwriting.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

One sweet world Around this star is spinning One sweet world And in her breath I'm swimming And here we will rest in peace

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

You and me have a better time than most can dream of, better than the best.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

Lying on the roof counting the stars that fill the sky I wonder if Someone in the heavens looking back down on me I'll never know So much space to believe

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

I think we should all talk to our enemies and talk to our friends. Talk! That's the only way we'll find solutions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

Funny the way it is, not right or wrong, somebody's heart is broken, and it becomes your favorite song.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dave Matthews

I can't believe that we would lie in our graves wondering if we had spent our living days well. I can't believe that we would lie in our graves dreaming of things that we might have been.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dave Matthews

The brightest star on a cloudless night Some kind of miracle, almost empty sky... Just as the bite of the blade wakes the absent mind There's time to dream and there's time to open your eyes

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dave Matthews

The world and the universe are far more wonderful if there's not a puppet master.