Paul Simon Sayings and Quotes

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

All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest. Paul Simon
There is a moment, a chip in time, when leaving home is the lesser crime. Paul Simon
We've survived by believing our life is going to get better. Paul Simon
Hiding in my room, safe within my womb, I touch no one and no one touches me. I am a rock, I am an island. And a rock feels no pain; And an island never cries. Paul Simon
Hide it in a hiding place where no one ever goes Put it in your pantry with your cupcakes. Paul Simon
It's outrageous to line your pockets off the misery of the poor; It's outrageous, the crimes some human beings must endure. Paul Simon
It's outrageous to line your pockets off the misery of the poor; It's outrageous, the crimes some human beings must endure. Paul Simon
Facts can be turned into art if one is artful enough. Paul Simon
It's pointless to be critical of your stuff once it's done. I don't spend a lot of time agonising over it. It's of no importance once it's finished. Paul Simon
It's very helpful to start with something that's true. If you start with something that's false, you're always covering your tracks. Something simple and true, that has a lot of possibilities, is a nice way to begin. Paul Simon
Hide it in a hiding place where no one ever goes Put it in your pantry with your cupcakes. Paul Simon
I don't believe what the papers are saying They're just out to capture my dime, / Exaggerating this, exaggerating that Paul Simon
I'm gonna watch you shine / Gonna watch you grow / Gonna paint a sign / So you always know / As long as one and one is two / Ooh ooh / There could never be a father / Love his daughter more than I love you Paul Simon
He's a one-trick pony / One trick is all that horse can do / He does, one trick only / It's the principal source of his revenue / But when he steps into the spotlight / You can feel the heat of his heart / Come rising through / See how he dances / See how he loops from side to side / See how he prances / The way his hooves just seem to glide / He's just a one-trick pony, that's all he is, / But he turn that trick with pride. Paul Simon
Common take me to the Mardi Gras / Where the people sing and play / Where the dancing is elite / And there's music in the street / Both night and day Paul Simon
Hurry take me to the Mardi Gras / In the city of my dreams / You can legalize your lows / You can wear your summer clothes / In the New Orleans Paul Simon
Take your burdens to the Mardi Gras / Let the music wash your soul (let it wash your soul) / You can mingle in the street / You can jingle to the beat / Of Jelly Roll Paul Simon
Homeward bound / I wish I was / Homeward bound / Home where my thought's escapin' / Home where my music's playin' / Home where my love lies waitin' / Silently for me Paul Simon
Allergies to dust and grain, maladies, remedies and still these allergies remain. Paul Simon
Cars are cars / All over the world / Similarly made / Similarly sold / In a motorcade / Abandoned when they're old Paul Simon
If some of my homes / Had been more like my car / I probably wouldn't have / Traveled this far Paul Simon
I once had a car / That was more like a home / I lived in it, loved in it / Polished its chrome Paul Simon
I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It's chicken and eggs. And I said, I gotta use that one. Paul Simon
Saving my money / Dreaming of glory / Twitching like a finger on a trigger of a gun Paul Simon
Oh what are we going to do / I never did a thing to you / Time peaceful as a hurricane eye / Peaceful as a hurricane eye Paul Simon
You want to be a writer, don't know how or when? Find a quiet place, use a humble pen. Paul Simon
Don't try to debate me, / You should know that I'm womanly wise / Still you try to manipulate me / You don't know where your interest lies. Paul Simon