Lou Reed Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Lou Reed quotes, Lou Reed sayings, and Lou Reed proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

There's a bit of magic in everything, and then some loss to even things out. Lou Reed
I think that everything happens for a reason, everything happens when it's going to happen. Lou Reed
I think that everything happens for a reason, everything happens when it's going to happen. Lou Reed
I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future. Lou Reed
If I hadn't heard rock and roll on the radio, I would have had no idea there was life on this planet. Lou Reed
One chord is fine. Two chords are pushing it. Three chords and you're into jazz. Lou Reed
When you're growing up in a small town you know you'll grow down in a small town there is only one good use for a small town you hate it and you know you'll have to leave. Lou Reed
There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out. Lou Reed
How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality? Lou Reed
Take a walk on the wild side. Lou Reed
I like mindless disco... they say the lyrics are stupid and repetitious. So what's wrong with that? So is lying in the sun. Not everything has to be serious. Lou Reed
I am very emotionally affected by sound. Sounds are the inexplicable... There is a sound you hear in your head, it's your nerves, or your blood running. Lou Reed
Life's like Sanskrit read to a pony. Lou Reed
To always be looking forward. And never looking back. Lou Reed
Some people think being a man is unmanly / Some people think that the whole concept's a joke / But some people think being a man is the whole point / And then some people wish they'd never awoke Lou Reed
If I hadn't heard rock and roll on the radio, I would have had no idea there was life on this planet. Lou Reed
It's the music that keeps us all intact. Keeps us from going crazy. You should have two radios in case one gets broken. Lou Reed