The Best David Bowie Quotes To Remember Him By


Earlier this week, the world was shocked with the news that David Bowie, the musician and cultural icon had died after an 18-month battle with cancer.

While the public continues to mourn the loss, we’ve picked 10 of his best, most inspirational quotes that embodied him as one of the world’s most creative identities.

Much will be celebrating David Bowie this Sunday, January 17th with a special 24-hour marathon dedicated to the legendary icon. Featuring two new specials, David Bowie: Five Years a BBC documentary, and Bowie On Much, a collection of David Bowie videos and interviews, the marathon will begin at 6 a.m. and run throughout the day in honour of the his extraordinary life as a musician and artist.

Keep scrolling to see our favourite Bowie quotes.

“Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.”


“As you get older the questions come down to two or three. How long have I got and what am I gonna do with the time I’ve got left?”


“Gentleness clears the soul, love cleans the mind and makes it free.”

“It’s a lot more fun progressing then looking back.”


“I find only freedom in the realms of eccentricity.”

“Once you lose that sense of wonder at being alive, you’re pretty much on the way out…”

Bowie As "Ziggy Stardust" In NY

“Make the best of every moment. We’re not evolving. We’re not going anywhere.”


“There’s a terror in knowing what the world is about”

David Bowie – Five Years

“The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.”

“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.”

David Bowie in concert. Archive. (Unspecified date)-