Inspirational Quotes from Townes Van Zandt

By | March 15, 2016

I don’t think you can ever do your best. Doing your best is a process of trying to do your best.

Townes Van Zandt

I don’t envision a very long life for myself. I think my life will run out before my work does. I’ve designed it that way.

Townes Van Zandt

I’m the mold that grunge was grown in.

Townes Van Zandt

I’d like to write some songs that are so good that nobody understands them. Not even myself.

Townes Van Zandt

What I do is between me and the Lord, to examine and possibly alter the state of grace in which I live, and thereby the state of grace of anybody who listens.

Townes Van Zandt

Human’s can’t live in the present as animals do; they just live in the present. But human’s are always thinking about the future or the past.

Townes Van Zandt

I don’t know why I write really depressing songs. I’m a kind of melancholy guy, I suppose. But I figure I’m about normal.

Townes Van Zandt

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