Tom Waits Quotes

Tom Waits Quotes

The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering.

a foreign affair juxtaposed with a stateside
and domestically approved romantic fancy
is mysteriously attractive due to circumstances knowing
it will only be parlayed into a memory

I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.

There ain't no devil, only God when he's drunk.

The large print giveth and the small print taketh away.

The Universe is making music all the time.

Children make up the best songs, anyway. Better than grown-ups. Kids are always working on songs and throwing them away, like little origami things or paper airplanes. They don't care if they lose it; they'll just make another one.

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