29 quotes found by Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa
So many books, so little time.
humor  books  # 8
Frank Zappa
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.
philosophy  music  progress  # 1021
Frank Zappa
If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it.
Frank Zappa
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
education  sex  # 2687
Frank Zappa
You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.
Beer  Football  Team  # 440606
Frank Zappa
One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds.
change  Minds  Favorite  # 440607
Frank Zappa
Without deviation progress is not possible.
Possible  progress  Deviation  # 440608
Frank Zappa
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
education  college  library  # 440609
Frank Zappa
Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.
stupidity  universe  Building  # 440610
Frank Zappa
There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.
life  universe  Longer  # 440611
Frank Zappa
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
music  Air  Type  # 440612
Frank Zappa
Politics is the entertainment branch of industry.
politics  Industry  Branch  # 440613
Frank Zappa
Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.
work  Communism  Stuff  # 440614
Frank Zappa
It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice. There are two other possibilities: one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia.
fire  Necessary  Imagine  # 440615
Frank Zappa
A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.
Often  Guy  Goes  # 440616
Frank Zappa
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.
art  Selling  # 440617